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  • Senate Committee Meets to Decide Sen. Hiram Monserrate's Fate

    Senate Committee Meets to Decide Sen. Hiram Monserrate's Fate
    A New York Senate committee met Tuesday to decide whether a state senator convicted of assaulting his girlfriend should remain in office. The special committee adjourned into an executive session without announcing its decision on the fate of Sen....
  • City Council Re-Elects Quinn As Speaker

    City Council Re-Elects Quinn As Speaker
    Christine Quinn was re-elected as the speaker of the New York City Council Wednesday by a 48-to-1 vote amid shouts of "Sell Out" and "Uncle Tom" by a small group of protesters. "The City Council is a great place. You get to come in and screaming out what...
  • Queens Street Corner To Be Renamed To Honor Hip Hop Pioneers Run DMC

    Queens Street Corner To Be Renamed To Honor Hip Hop Pioneers Run DMC
    Queens residents will now get to "Walk This Way" on Run DMC JMJ Way. A New York City street corner will be renamed after trail blazing rap trio Run DMC and Jam Master Jay, officials announced Tuesday. The corner of 205th Street and Hollis Avenue will be...
  • NYC Considers New Tower Near Empire State Building

    A New York City Council committee has approved land use and zoning changes for a new skyscraper near the Empire State Building. The full council votes later Wednesday. The Empire State Building's owner opposes the project. Anthony Malkin says the...
  • Council Allows New Neighbor For Empire State Building

    Council Allows New Neighbor For Empire State Building
    The Empire State Building's owner lost his bid to stop a new skyscraper from rising in the neighborhood when the New York City Council approved zoning and land use changes Wednesday that pave the way for the 1,190-foot tower. The project, called 15 Penn...
  • Harlem Organizations Unite to Fight Diseases Killing African Americans

    Harlem Organizations Unite to Fight Diseases Killing African Americans
    Dennis "Denny Moe" Mitchell is a legend in Harlem. For those who may not recognize his name, they are sure to know his famed business - Denny Moe's SuperStar Barbershop, located at 2496 Fredrick Douglas Boulevard between 133rd and 134th Streets. The...
  • Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo Picks Transition Teams

    Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo Picks Transition Teams
    New York Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo savored victory on election night almost two weeks ago. Now he's getting ready to govern. Cuomo's transition teams are expected to begin meeting as early as next week. The transition teams are meant to help the...
  • Police Distribute Flyers About Chelsea Attempted Rape Suspect

    Police Distribute Flyers About Chelsea Attempted Rape Suspect
    New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and police distributed flyers Friday morning in efforts to help find a suspect in an attempted rape. The crime took place April, 30 when the suspect followed a 24-year-old woman into her apartment building...
  • Governors Island Opens To The Public Today

    Governors Island Opens To The Public Today
    Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Governor David A. Paterson and local officials today opened the newest section of Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 6 and kicked off the Governors Island 2010 public access season. Mayor Bloomberg also announced new, free weekend...
  • More Pressure Put On MTA To Stop Cuts

    More Pressure Put On MTA To Stop Cuts
    New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn along with other council members stood at the entrance of the Kingsbridge Road subway station in the Fordham section of The Bronx handing out and collecting petitions protesting the MTA proposed service cuts....
  • Naked Ambition

     
    Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion by a power player? 1) Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia), who compared GOP presidential tactics to those of segregationist Alabama Gov. George Wallace. 2) Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who said Barack Obama...