A new report released last week comes down hard on the mayor's record of shutting down schools that aren't performing well. Mike Bloomberg and the Deptartment of Education can add it to the list of grievances and criticisms that have been thrown at them so far this year (He demonizes teachers ... More >>
The Community/Labor march to Wall Street is on, with thousands of people filling Foley Square, where marchers are assembling prior to the march, which begins at 5 p.m. They're scheduled to head past City Hall and to Zuccotti Park to "unite in solidarity." Nick Pinto (@macfathom) and Rosie Gray (_@ro ... More >>
At right, Reverend Billy (in white) and New York Senate candidate Jonathan Tasini at Stella D'oro Rally. Photos by Candice M. Giove.
The now-unemployed bakers of the septuagenarian cookie company Stella D'oro , various union representatives and cause sympathizers spewed vitriol at the priv ... More >>
Cabrera rocks the mic. Photos by Candice M. Giove.
In the still-simmering power struggle between Bronx Democratic factions, observers cast yesterday's contest against a former county chairman's ally -- incumbent councilmember Maria Baez -- as a political test for new Bronx Democratic Chair ... More >>
Bronx Dem nominees Marcos A. Crespo, Michael Robles, and Vanessa L. Gibson. Photo by Candice M. Giove.
New Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. strode into a gallery at the Bronx Museum where members of the Bronx Democratic County from his former assembly district gathered to find a successor ... More >>
It's off-season politically, but tomorrow's special elections and the recent appointment of the Bronx borough president to the Obama Administration have stirred some endorsement activity.
Debi Rose (pictured), who stands for Michael McMahon's vacated Brooklyn/Staten Island city council seat in tom ... More >>