Ed Koch was a major player on the New York political stage for almost 50 years, winning friends and gaining foes and sometimes turning the one into the other.
Most people who knew late former New York City Mayor Ed Koch say he was a character. but according to Rutgers University Newark Professor Robert Snyder, his comments weren’t always entertaining.
“All of the great that happened, the foundation that Mayor Giuliani built during his term and that Mike Bloomberg has built on top of that, they’re quite fragile,” he told WCBS 880 morning anchors Michael Wallace and Pat Carroll.
Joe Lhota said he’d make a great partner in the game of Trivial Pursuit because he has a storehouse of knowledge about a whole lot of things. But there’s nothing trivial about his desire to be mayor of New York City.
Joe Lhota stepped down from the MTA at the end of December to consider a run for the city’s top office.
Wednesday marked Joe Lhota’s last board meeting as the chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. He’s resigning effective Dec. 31 to mull a run for mayor as a Republican.
Lhota, who took over as the head of the MTA earlier this year, had been mulling a run for some time, but it appears his stock soared with the public due to his handling of Hurricane Sandy, pushing him to throw his hat in the ring.
There is heavy-hitting support for MTA Chairman Joe Lhota, a man who got high marks for his handling of Sandy.
The New York City Marathon was canceled early Friday evening, a decision that was widely applauded, even if it did come a lot later than many expected.
Staten Islanders Help Each Other Recover From Sandy; Relief Fund Set Up For Residents Of The Borough
Hundreds of thousands of dollars poured into the Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation in the first hour after the relief effort was announced.
A tabloid report that the two-term mayor is kinda, sorta, maybe considering a run for a third term has set Republican hearts aflutter.
Siller ran through the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel in all his gear because bridges and tunnels were shut down to vehicles in the hours and days following the terror attacks.
9/11 made sports seem so trivial yet titanic in one breath. 9/11 wasn’t just about a plane and a building, and Piazza’s fly ball was about more than putting a crooked number up on the scoreboard.
Tuesday marks the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and Rudy Giuliani, who was mayor of New York at the time, says we have to remain vigilant.
Bill Clinton is the first Democratic president to be re-elected since Franklin Roosevelt and Barack Obama is counting on some of that mojo to help him win a second, too.