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  • NYC's Chris Quinn: Caroline Kennedy news "exciting"

     
    Now the phone lines are fully burning. With Gov. David A. Paterson having said he chatted with Caroline Kennedy about the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated by Secretary of State designee Hillary Rodham Clinton, Christine Quinn, Democratic speaker......
  • Barack Obama: 'Urban president,' office

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama is "the urban president,'' a first in modern times, schooled in New York City, trained in community organization in Chicago, resident of the South Side. And now he has a director of urban affairs.......
  • Queens: The seat changes, the name remains?

     
    Mark Weprin won a special election in Northeastern Queens in 1994 to fill the Assembly seat vacated by the death of his father, Assembly Speaker Saul Weprin. Now, Mark Weprin, left, in a political off-year for the Legislature, is......
  • White House: Counting Latinos critical

     
    by Clement Tan The director of the White House Office of Urban Affairs today exhorted Latino Americans to participate fully in the 2010 Census data collection, as Census forms begin to trickle into American homes this week. At an event......
  • No Breast Left Behind

    Breast cancer survivor and "cancer vixen" Marisa Acocella Marchetto is partnering with New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, American Cancer Society and St. Vincent's Hospital Manhattan to launch a "No Breast Left Behind" campaign, which will...
  • 11th District: Yvette D. Clarke

    Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke 11th Congressional District of New York Yvette D. Clarke is a Brooklyn native whose roots are firmly planted in her Jamaican heritage. A product of the New York City Public School System, Rep. Clarke received a...
  • City Council Votes In Favor of Extending Term Limits

    NEW YORK (AP) - The New York City Council has approved Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposal to change term-limits law, clearing the way for the billionaire independent to run for a third term. By a vote of 29-22, the council passed the bill that gives...
  • Model T's Could Replace NYC's Horse Drawn Carriages.

    NEW YORK, N.Y. (WPIX) -- New York City's horse drawn carriages could soon be replaced by eco-friendly Model T replicas. That's one suggestion being discussed by the New York City Council anyway. Animal rights groups have fought for years to put an end...
  • Paterson To Introduce Same-Sex Marriage Legislation

    ALBANY N.Y. (WPIX) -- Governor David Paterson is expected to introduce legislation this week that will legalize same-sex marriage, according to a government source. If the bill passes, New York will be the fifth state to legalize gay marriage. As...
  • Kenneth Starr Charged With Running $30 Million Ponzi Scheme

    Kenneth Starr Charged With Running $30 Million Ponzi Scheme
    NEW YORK -- A financial adviser to celebrities including Wesley Snipes and Sylvester Stallone was arrested Thursday on charges that he carried out a $30 million fraud on his clients, using some of their money to purchase a lavish Manhattan apartment....
  • 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...