Michael Hardy

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Slain Guardsman Posthumously Promoted To Sergeant; Investigation Into Shooting Continues

    The National Guardsman fatally shot by an NYPD detective earlier this month was laid to rest on Friday. He also got a promotion.Guardsman Noel Polanco held the rank of specialist in life. Friday, he was posthumously promoted to sergeant."This is a promotion for outstanding accomplishments and servic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Al Sharpton and the 'Times' Endorse Eric Schneiderman: You Gotta Be Kidding

    ​Can I start with the final straw and work my way backwards? While I was away on vacation last week, Al Sharpton, one of the worst tax scofflaws in New York, endorsed Eric Schneiderman for the state's top law enforcement office. No big deal. Any one of the four other Democrats running for att ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    On the Stump: Citywide Candidates' Latest Doings

    ​Damn, August already -- and we haven't paid our rent or looked at the local candidates much besides the mayoral prospects. Here's a fast look at what contenders for three big spots have been up to lately: Manhattan D.A.: Richard Aborn appeared with former NYPD Commissioner and current LAPD C ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    March 13, 2007

    Cop Killers

    What a week: Badge-wearers who kill get indicted; and a nut job blows away two aspiring flatfoots

  • News

    November 30, 2004

    On a New High, Sharpton Hits a New Low

    TV's Democratic minister of 'moral values' takes a hypocritical plunge

  • News

    July 16, 2002

    The Neverland Music Summit

    Sharpton's Confab Charges Music-Money Apartheid

  • News

    October 2, 2001

    Ground Hog

    Jesse Jackson Raids the Graveyard—On Al Sharpton’s Watch

  • News

    February 1, 2000

    The Talented Mr. Hardy

    How a Self-Described 'Grunt' Went From Being Al Sharpton's Lawyer to Defending the Accused Killers of a Manhattan Millionaire

  • News

    January 25, 2000

    Reverend Norris's Big Mouth

    After a long-awaited showdown with Hillary Clinton, an ally of Al Sharpton triggers a vicious debate about guilt by association

  • News

    December 29, 1998

    'Freddy's Not Dead'

    A black protest leader reemerges three years after the 'massacre' at a Harlem clothing store. But why?