A makeshift memorial has been growing for 79-year-old Alfredo Thiebaud on St. Anne’s Avenue in the Morrisania section.
Alex Rodriguez’s lawyer acknowledged the possibility of his client unknowingly taking a banned substance, but said it wasn’t the backbone of his defense. “Here’s the thing: it would defy science.”
“He should step down immediately, today, right now,” New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat said Thursday of Commissioner Bud Selig. “We shouldn’t allow him to just exit in so-called glory and retire.”
City Councilwoman Gale Brewer (D-6th) emerged victorious Tuesday in the race for Manhattan borough president.
The Bronx Democrat compared abortion to the Holocaust, saying “Hitler was pro-choice. He chose to send the Jews to Auschwitz. That was not their choice, that was Hitler’s choice.”
The battle over a city council bill that would establish a mandated living wage of $10 plus benefits, rages on.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, closely allied with the Senate Republican majority that once blocked gay marriage, said he’s now optimistic it will be legalized in New York.