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.
It took New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie 16 minutes to mention presidential candidate Mitt Romney during his keynote speech. But that hasn’t stopped his rock star-like ascension in the party.
On Wednesday, Ann Romney continued her charm offensive to boost her husband’s image. Her high-profile events put her in a sense in a toe-to-toe competition with first lady Michelle Obama.
Appearing on “CBS This Morning,” New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s keynote speech showed that “President Obama is not a courageous leader.”
As speculation continues to grow over who Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will choose as his running mate, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani weighed in on who he thinks is qualified for the job.
During his stop in Nevada, Giuliani accused Obama of being anti-business and creating “thousands of pages of regulations” aimed at turning the country into a socialist government.