Kendall Stewart

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    21 Days Later, Nunes Concedes to Thomas White in Council Race

    Last week Lynn Nunes, who lost his Democratic nomination race against longtime incumbent Queens councilmember Thomas White by just four votes in the September 15 primary, told us he was challenging the result in court. The sticking point was affidavit ballots Nunes' people felt were improperly exclu ... More >>

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    September 15, 2009

    Primary Results: Vance In; Comptroller and P.A. Go to Runoffs; Council Incumbents Suffer; Rose Romps in Staten Island

    Primary Day led to expected results, for the most part. For the Democratic mayoral nomination, Thompson romped, 70 to 21 percent, over Tony Avella. (Also someone named Roland Rogers got eight percent. Clearly a name to watch!) With no comptroller candidate making the 40 percent mark, John Liu and Da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    Twitpic by moises. The spectre of death stalked the nation. We were all shocked by the death of a great American musician: Sky Saxon. Also, Michael Jackson. We looked at his fans, press reactions, his good works and his weird headlines. And let's not forget Farrah Fawcett and Ed McMahon. Presid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2009

    Guilty Parties: Council Aides to Cop Pleas

    Two former top aides to Brooklyn City Council member and foot-doctor Kendall Stewart (pictured) have a date in court tomorrow to plead guilty to embezzlement charges stemming from last year's  massive probe into member item slush funds.Asquith Reid, Stewart's former chief of staff, and Joycinth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2008

    Bloomy "Grubby," Says Parker; Mayor's Fine, Say Clergy; "No More Questions," Says Mystery Man

    Fresh from trouncing two council opponents in last month's Democratic primary, Brooklyn state senator Kevin Parker is fired up and not taking it any more. Parker has been a regular at recent City Hall press conferences of foes of Mayor Bloomberg's proposal to overturn term limits. Here's a sample ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2008

    Last-Minute Primary Bon Mots from Parker, Schnorrer

    The primary's tomorrow, so let's go ahead and give Line of The Primary Campaign to State Senator Kevin Parker, who tells the New York Sun that his opponents, City Council Members Simcha Felder and Kendall Stewart, "represent ambition without accomplishment." He also calls them "two guys who are abou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2008

    City Freezes Bronx Councilman's Million-Dollar Non-Profit Play

    Too close for comfort? Amid recent revelations about a secret Council slush fund and taxpayer-funded shenanigans at non-profits, the city has denied Councilman Larry Seabrook's near million-dollar request to fund a new non-profit that's located within his district headquarters. The city system of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2008

    Melting the City Council Slush Funds

    As the fallout from the City Council slush fund grows, more players are getting soaked. Both papers cover the indictments of two City Council staffers who are charged with embezzling $145,000 worth of taxpayer money to puppet charities. The News has an exclusive on Bronx City Council member Maria d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2008

    City Council Scorecard: Two Indictments and an Ongoing Investigation

    The City Hall headline for tomorrow will read that a top aide to a Brooklyn councilman, along with another staff member, were indicted in Manhattan federal court for ripping off $145,000 of city grants to a nonprofit group they controlled. Asquith Reid, chief of staff to councilman Kendall Stewart ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2006

    Shooting Rally: Public Enemy No. 1?

    "The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government," or least so says the stone facade of New York County Supreme Court building as it looks down over Foley Square. Whose justice? The signs provided by ANSWER for tonight's anti-police brutality rally in the square declared "NYPD: Gui ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2006

    Pricing the Pols: How Much for a Beep?

    It's likely that New York City might someday have a mayor who can't afford to turn down the $195,000 annual salary that municipal law awards for the job, which Mayor Bloomberg performs for only a dollar a year. Mayor Mike is clearly under-compensated. The question is: Would his full-salaried success ... More >>

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    October 3, 2005
  • News

    August 10, 2004

    Brooklyn's Blood War

    A soap-opera congressional race turns into a scandal of campaign-finance abuse

  • News

    December 2, 2003

    Blacks on Bloomberg

    Leaders Offer a Surprising Mix of Praise and Put-Down