Are wrapped up in Assemblyman Anthony Seminerio‘s corruption case.
From Jacob Gershman:
Federal court documents from the case described a friendly relationship between Mr. Kruger and the chief executive of MediSys, a health-care network that includes Jamaica Hospital in Queens and Brookdale University hospital in Brooklyn.
The chief executive of MediSys Read More
Jacob Gershman today made his debut in the Wall Street Journal, co-writing a story about the charter school fight in Albany. The Journal is gearing up to launch a New York section and compete head to head with the New York Times. John Koblin has more on that.
Gershman’s debut also Read More
The latest Michael Bloomberg ad to pop up in my Gmail account focuses on education (a choice that Jacob Gershman will no doubt find ironic).
The ad says "Quality Education for NYC – http://www.mikebloomberg.com – Join Mayor Bloomberg's 2009 Team. Help Keep NYC Moving Forward."
This past weekend, The New York Times‘ ‘City’ section featured a story by Caroline H. Dworin headlined Suddenly, Souvenirs, about promotional paperweights and newspaper boxes for the late New York Sun, which remain like memento mori throughout the city after the paper folded in September.
Writes Ms. Dworin:
Perhaps those who Read More
Here’s a video of the now widely-noted moment (Albany Times Union headline this morning: “New leader, new promise: Paterson shows humanity, humor during first comments“) when Jacob Gershman of the New York Sun asked David Paterson–during the press conference in Albany yesterday–if he had ever patronized a prostitute. Read More
This morning, the New School hosted a panel discussion on whether Eliot Spitzer can regain his political capital. (The answer is already looking quite different in light of yesterday’s special election.)
Panelist Wayne Barrett of the Village Voice said “hallelujah!” about yesterday’s results and said Democrats should be given a chance to control Read More
Eliot Spitzer, shifting from the Day 1 Everything Changes motto, said yesterday, “It takes a bit more than one budget cycle to get us down to the spending levels we want.”
“The record-high, $123 billion budget deal neither reforms nor reshapes,” according to Fred Dicker.
At a press conference yesterday explaining Read More
” Well, she can’t say she’s focused on 2006 anymore,” writes Newsday’s Glenn Thrush of Hillary Clinton.
Democrats win the House but the Senate is undecided. Hello, recount.
Chuck Schumer is hailed for his efforts to take over the Senate.
Overall, last night’s gains by Democrats nationwide were a Read More