Mayor-Elect

Paterson mayor-elect Jose "Joey" Torres' home was broken into on election night. (credit: Facebook/Jose Joey Torres

Paterson Mayor-Elect’s Home Burglarized On Election Night

Police are not sure if the burglars knew they were targeting Jose “Joey” Torres or whether the election night heist was just a coincidence.

05/15/2014

Mandla Mandela, one of the grandsons of Nelson Mandela, prays during a Mass in Johannesburg on Dec. 8, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Nelson Mandela Remembered Near And Far On National Day Of Prayer

While South Africans of all races flocked to houses of worship Sunday for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor Nelson Mandela on Sunday, the former South African president and civil rights icon was also being remembered in the United States.

12/08/2013

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton, de Blasio Invoke Mandela At Rally With Rev. Al Sharpton

Soon-to-return NYPD Commissioner William Bratton was making the rounds with Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio Saturday, including a stop at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network.

12/07/2013

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio volunteers at the Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger, Nov. 27, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

De Blasio To New Yorkers: Give Back This Thanksgiving

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, who was spending his Thanksgiving with family in Connecticut, reminded New Yorkers to give back to the less fortunate this holiday.

11/28/2013

New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio walks in the Veterans Day Parade on November 11, 2013. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Work On Building New Administration To Begin On Tuesday

The Democrat was elected last week and takes office Jan. 1. He returned to New York after spending several days in Puerto Rico for a political conference and some vacation time.

11/11/2013

Letitia James speaks after winning the Democratic nomination for public advocate on Oct. 1, 2013. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Councilwoman Letitia James Elected City Public Advocate

City Councilwoman Letitia James beat out seven other candidates Tuesday to win the race for New York City public advocate.

11/06/2013