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John Marchi

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Jack Newfield: There Is No "New Journalism"

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 18, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 20 Of honest men & good writers By Jack Newfield After participating in several panel discussions, attending (More)'s counter-convention, reading books and articles by Tom Wolfe and Mike Arlen, and being i ... More >>

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    August 17, 2010

    Jack Newfield on John Lindsay's Re-Election: No Cosmic Significance

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 13, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 57 There Was No Mystery by Jack Newfield Columnists and politicians seem intent on extracting cosmic meanings from John Lindsay's re-election victory. They see the end of the two-party system, a mandate ... More >>

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    June 30, 2010

    John Lindsay Begins a Rough 1969 Re-Election Bid

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 20, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 23 John Lindsay Throws Himself Into the Ring by Mary Perot Nichols John V. Lindsay has been testing the water for the last few weeks. Although it looked rough, Lindsay apparently decided he was a strong sw ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    S.I. Ferry Crash Hurts 15

    The Coast Guard calls it an "allision." You know it as a crash. Last night around 7 p.m. the John J. Marchi, a Staten Island Ferry vessel, hit the pier a little too hard and too directly (glancing blows are common), injuring 15. Fortunately the worst casualty seems to be a man with a dislocated elb ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    Advance: Staten Island Ferry Incident Caused by Transformer Failure

    Yesterday's Staten Island Ferry crash hard landing was caused by a transformer malfunction, the Staten Island Advance reports. One of the John W. Marchi's transformers went out, which we would have thought meant the vessel would rely on the other three transformers on board. But these, apparently in ... More >>

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    May 1, 2009

    Senator Lanza Keeps Staten Island Secession Alive

    The dream of Staten Island secession would seem to have died with John Marchi, but the Times tells us today that state senator Andrew Lanza is working on a Staten-Island-Out-Of-New-York plan, which he has been proposing since last year. He decries the "legacy of neglect" under which the forgotten bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Cheek, In Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    Swine is the word! It started out as a mere public health emergency. Some kids got sick in Queens and they closed their school. Then it went viral, so to speak, becoming the new thing everyone's enemies caused. Another Queens school closed. A kid died in Texas. Two Brooklyn schools closed. The Isr ... More >>

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    April 27, 2009

    John Marchi, 1921-2009

    John Marchi, longtime state senator from Staten Island and two-time Republican mayoral candidate, died Saturday while vacationing in Italy. Marchi was first elected to the state senate in 1956 and retired in 2006. He chaired the state senate's finance committee during New York's fiscal crisis in the ... More >>

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    September 16, 2008
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    November 8, 2006
  • News

    November 7, 2006

    Serph's Up

    Friendly Democrats forget muscle, fumble state senate again

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    November 3, 2006
  • NYC Life

    December 20, 2005
  • Specials

    October 18, 2005
  • News

    February 22, 2005

    Giving Away the Store

    A costly, developing problem for New York City that's three decades old

  • News

    January 18, 2005

    Thunder on the Right

    Ognibene marshals his troops

  • NYC Life

    September 16, 2003
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    January 19, 1999

    Rudy's Milky Way

    An Administration 'Of, For, and By White People' Has No Time or Room for Blacks

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