I just spoke with former assemblyman Bob Straniere, the Staten Island Republican who is running for the Vito Fossella Congressional seat and, weirdly, was nominated to be a judge last night.
Straniere said, "I am running for Congress," and also, "I have no interest in being judge."
When I asked how Read More
Staten Island’s once-verdant hills and wetlands soupy with the lusty fecundity of Nature are now covered with little boxes made of ticky-tacky, filled with over 400,000 people straight out of The Sopranos . It also happens to be home to one of the city’s most venomous (and unjustifiably unnoticed) political campaigns–the race for the island’s Read More