Save some real late-breaking news, we’re wrapping up early today. But before we go…
David Paterson is due to land at LaGuardia Airport around 2:30 p.m., finishing up a three-day trip to Iraq, Afghanistan and Germany. He wants to wish you a happy holiday, live and online, and even answer some reporters’ questions.
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was there for the lighting of the world’s largest menorah.
The latest Google ad from the mayor asks: “Who is Mike Bloomberg?” and answers: “Philanthropist, Businessman, Mayor of NYC. Leader on sustainability.”
Michael Bloomberg met with influential Jewish leaders yesterday.
If elected, Mark Weprin would be one of the few city council members with kids in public school.
City Hall will have big-screen televisions on display for the public to watch Obama swearing-in (something the Council press office says they didn’t do four or eight years ago).
Safe neighborhoods are becoming more dangerous, says the Village Voice.
The Women on the web praise Caroline Kennedy, saying if she goes to the Senate, she “won’t be in it for the money.”
Anthony Weiner has an op-ed about using Homeland Security Grants to protect non-profits.
And here’s some footage of Bloomberg lighting a really big menorah.