Olga Mendez

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    ​ Twitpic by ethanvk. Well, our week was awful, but apparently we were in good company. Mayor Bloomberg came up with a wide-ranging, expensive transit plan including crosstown buses that would move slower than ever. He slapped back Bill Thompson's schools charges -- not convincingly to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    The Late, Great Olga Mendez -- Uncensored

    ​Here's one more ode to Olga Mendez, the battling former state senator whose funeral was held yesterday at a little church on East 101st Street on the edge of the East Harlem neighborhood she represented for so many years. Mendez was justifiably proud of being the first Puerto Rican woman ele ... More >>

  • News

    July 27, 2004

    Bronx Cash Cow

    A million federal dollars has been spent, but new museum is still nowhere in sight

  • News

    July 6, 2004

    GOP's Forgetful Convert

    New republican state senator Olga Mendez quit more than just the democratic party