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  • UWS Residents In Uproar Over Proposed Homeless Shelter

    Community leaders and their elected representatives protested against proposed plans to establish a homeless shelter in the Alexander building on the Upper West Side. The Department of Homeless Services has awarded a nine-year, private contract to...
  • Shock-from-the-sky ads: Exploiting 9/11 too?

     
    Over the weekend, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer reported on a survey that showed more than a hundred recent incidents of illegal vending at Ground Zero. He called for a crackdown to enforce a state law barring most vending......
  • Downtown summit: LI Rep., Manhattan BP meet

     
    Rep. Steve Israel lunched in the restaurant "17 Murray Street" with Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. Several others were at the table as well. Both Democrats have had their names floated for a possible primary challenge next year to......
  • Senate 2010, in a strange and volatile moment

     
    Early scrambling in the 2010 race for the junior U.S. Senate seat - now occupied by Kirsten Gillibrand - offers the best glimpse of the clashing ambitions at work in the state Democratic Party's nervous ruling circles. For her......
  • Pension probe: The good, the bad and the connected

     
    Three brief points on the expanding pension probe: 1. Steve Rattner, head of the Quadrangle private investment firm, is first and foremost identified in news reports as Obama's chief advisor on the auto industry, which he is. But the......
  • Jon Cooper forms exploratory committee

     
    Jon Cooper has formed an exploratory committee to challenge Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in 2010, the Suffolk County legislator announced today. Cooper (D-Lloyd Harbor) filed paperwork with the IRS last week to form the federal fund raising operation. The move...
  • And now, Manhattan BP folds Senate prospects

     
    First, it was Rep. Steve Israel. Now, Democratic Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer is saying he's bowing out of next year's U.S. Senate contest. "In light of President Obama's clear desire to avoid a Democratic primary in New York......
  • Gillibrand and gender: Luck as residue of design?

     
    Asked if she???s gotten this far on skill or luck, Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, left, turns the question to why she believes Gov. David A. Paterson selected her for her current job. She raises the matter of gender. ???What......
  • Democrat Tasini to announce for U.S. Senate seat

     
    Democratic labor activist Jonathan Tasini, who ran in a primary against Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton in 2006, plans Thursday to announce a challenge to Clinton???s successor, Kirsten Gillibrand. ???I believe in primaries,??? Tasini, 53, said yesterday...
  • Rep. Maloney gets a call from VP Biden

     
    Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan), who is weighing a challenge to appointed Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in New York's 2010 Democratic primary, received a telephone call from Vice President Joe Biden this week. But a source close to Maloney said Biden did.......
  • Powell To Run For Manhattan Congressional Seat

    Powell To Run For Manhattan Congressional Seat
    New York Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV plans to announce his candidacy Monday for the congressional seat held by Rep. Charles Rangel in upper Manhattan. Powell, 47, whose father held the seat until Rangel beat him in a primary almost 40 years ago,...