US Attorney Preet Bharara announced he’s promoting one of the lead attorneys who is prosecuting Councilman Larry Seabrook on corruption charges, as well as State Senator Carl Kruger, Assemblyman William Boyland and lobbyist Richard Lipsky in a wide-ranging bribery scheme.
Thirty-three year old Michael Bosworth will now be the deputy chief of Read More
A reader passed along this page from today’s Daily News, which features an advertisement at the bottom for a CUNY program offering free immigration services and advice. The program appears to be brought to you thanks to efforts by council member Larry Seabrook.
Only problem is, of course, Seabrook, often called “Cash-And-Carry Larry,” is facing Read More
Larry Seabrook has a conference room.
This sign is hanging up on the 17th floor of 250 Broadway, which shows that, in addition to his legislative office, the troubled Councilman from the Bronx is also getting a conference room.
Seabrookwas charged with defrauding the public and trying to get reimbursed for, among Read More
Charles Barron said he’s “very very disturbed” by the charges against Larry Seabrook, “but it all goes back to Speaker Quinn.”
Of course! Read More
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said the Standards and Ethics Committee will review the accusations against Larry Seabrook, who just turned himself in. It’ll be the committee’s first meeting of the year, according to the Council web site.
In a public statement, Quinn said:
All of us in the City Read More
Here’s the actual Read More
City Councilman Larry Seabrook of the Bronx, just arrived at City Hall, on Barack Obama’s call for David Paterson not to run for governor next year:
“I love the president, but he doesn’t have a vote here.” Read More
Somehow, videos shot for the official New York City Video Voter Guide got leaked a month early, and are appearing on webcastr.com
Above is a screen capture from one of the videos, shot by City Council candidate (and blogger) Rock Hackshaw.
A reader with firsthand knowledge of one of Read More
Here’s Christine Quinn in a chance encounter with a reporter who’s making life somewhat complicated for her members at the moment.
The Times’ Ray Rivera, who used to work out of Room 9 in City Hall, is currently on the City Council scandal beat, doing stories about the alleged legal troubles of members Read More
Bronx Borough President candidate Ruben Diaz Jr. today unloaded a gigantic volume of signatures to get on the ballot for the April 21 special election, a traditional gesture to indicate depth of support.
Not that it's necessarily needed: Rivera now has a straight path to the office, now that that Read More