It appears Democratic Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi has lost the November 3 election to Republican challenger Edward Mangano. A recount of the votes, including paper, absentee and affidavit ballots, shows that Suozzi's 237-vote margin has faded and Mangano holds a 390-vote lead -- this o ... More >>
The last Chico mural for New York. Thanks, EV Grieve.
What a week. Everyone was pissed at us. Williamsburgers didn't appreciate being called dorks for trying to silence ice cream trucks. Horace Mann students got mad when we suggested they were faking swine flu to get out of school. Allison Benedi ... More >>
New York officials are saying that the 18-month-old whose death triggered a new round of swine flu PANIC, Jonathan Zamora of Queens, did not have swine flu, at least as determined by analysis of nasal swabs. To be extra sure they are sending tissue samples to the CDC. amNY reports that this announc ... More >>
We guess it's a new trend, at least for Democratic officeholders whom Obama wants left alone: Since NARAL delivered their endorsement to Kirsten Gillibrand -- who isn't even running until 2010 -- she's been getting more early expression of support. Local Congresspeople Yvette Clark and Michael McMah ... More >>
With his poll numbers sinking, Governor Paterson is making some staff changes. According to the Times, first deputy secretary to the governor Larry S. Schwartz will replace William J. Cunningham III as secretary to the governor. Schwartz was previously allied with Westchester County Executive Andrew ... More >>