Michael Bloomberg held his first campaign event today, receiving a measured endorsement from Rev. A. R. Bernard of the Christian Cultural Center, a predominately African-American church in Brooklyn.
Speaking outside the church this morning with supporters holding campaign signs, Bernard was asked by a reporter if it was difficult to endorse the mayor over the Read More
Rudy Giuliani just named Rudy Washington as the New York City chairman of his campaign.
The announcement comes as Giuliani defends comments he made claiming to have spent more time at Ground Zero than most rescue workers, and saying he feels like "one of them."
Washington, who was a deputy mayor under Giuliani, Read More
Still Grieving, Group Seeks Ongoing Memorial in Park
Two months after Mayor Giuliani told New Yorkers to “get back to normal,” a small but vocal group of city residents is asking for the right to define for themselves just what “normal” means. For them, it’s the right to mourn together in Union Square Park-and Read More
With millions of dollars and the promise of a Harlem economic renaissance at stake, the Giuliani administration is attempting to freeze out one of the neighborhood’s most powerful clerics, the Rev. Calvin Butts, and a not-for-profit corporation controlled by his church, Abyssinian Baptist, from participation in government-aided development projects.
Sources told The Observer that City Read More