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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Albany: Foreclosure bill

     
    Paterson and the legislature have agreed on a bill to address the sub-prime crisis. Key provisions: 90-day notice before foreclosure proceedings are instituted, and a mandatory settlement conference requiring face-to-face meeting with homeowner and...
  • Vying to keep GOP power, Skelos works upstaters

     
    Upon winning a top political post, you start taking for granted your base ??? the people who first put you there. Next, you try to butter up those who come from outside that base, in order to expand your......
  • For names on Capitol doors, it's still 'meet the old boss'

     
    The Skelos era began in the State Senate last Tuesday night when Rockville Centre???s native son, Dean Skelos, accepted the reins of majority leadership from the departing Joseph Bruno of upstate Brunswick. But Bruno???s name remains on doors to......
  • GLBT group praises Michelle Obama

     
    by Katie Fretland Faith In America has praised the wife of presumptive Democratic nominee Barack Obama for her speech this week at the Democratic National Committee's Gay and Lesbian Leadership Council in New York. At the Manhattan fundraiser, Michelle...
  • Silver: Eating pretzels during sex complaint? (Corrected)

     
    Several years ago, Speaker Sheldon Silver's chief counsel Michael Boxley pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting an Assembly aide in 2003, which led to disclosure of an earlier, similar incident involving an aide named Elizabeth Crothers. She had complained...
  • Andrew Cuomo: Sequel to the 'Bronx is burning"?

     
    In a campaign that raged through the hot, tumultuous summer of 1977, Mario Cuomo lost the race for New York City mayor to Ed Koch. Today the ex-governor???s son, state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, of Manhattan, draws mention as......
  • "Friends" Flick: The One in Which They're Middleaged

     
    After years of speculation, this could happen, finally. A "Friends" movie, with all the original friends. Older, wiser, and still friends. The British press - of all places - is filled with stories this morning that a reunion movie......
  • Skelos on Silver: No is unacceptable

     
    Dean Skelos -- the "downstater" -- went to Buffalo yesterday to spread assurances that his ascendancy to GOP majority leader won't hurt upstate interests. He pointed out that 20 of his members are from upstate -- the Senate Dems are......
  • Newsday Exclusive: New path of a fallen pol

     
    Former Assemb. Brian McLaughlin's federal indictment in October 2006 covered 186 pages and described a web of corrupt acts including bribery, embezzlement, racketeering, mail fraud and money laundering. Four months ago, McLaughlin, 56, pleaded guilty to...
  • Church back in NYC; still in limbo

     
    Ryan Church returned to New York last night and is currently being examined today after complaining of what doctors initially believed to be a severe migraine headache on Saturday. Church, who missed 23 days with post-concussion symptoms, was not doing......
  • Rangel: Four rent-controlled apartments! Four!

     
    From the NYTimes: "While aggressive evictions are making rent-stabilized apartments increasingly scarce in New York, Representative Charles B. Rangel is enjoying four of them, including three adjacent apartments in a sprawling penthouse overlooking...