Mid-Morning Read: The Inauguration

Dominic Carter of NY1 said the trains in Washington at 4 a.m. were like “the height or rush hour in

Dominic Carter of NY1 said the trains in Washington at 4 a.m. were like “the height or rush hour in New York on the busiest day!”

Page Six goes to the inauguration.

New York Social Diary stays local.

Halle Berry is in the Rayburn building.

Public schools here will show the inauguration.

Katharine Seelye will live blog.

Newsday puts Obama, and his predecessors, on the cover.

Jeff Jarvis hears something weird from a New York TV reporter.

Barack Obama’s plan for infrastructure development may take years to boost the economy.

Gotham Gazette wonders if Obama can save New York.

A Columbia University senior objects to Bloomberg’s recent trip to Israel, because “international relations should be out of bounds for a mayor.”

NBC has a story of Bloomberg’s trouble getting major party support.

Kevin Sheekey met with Anthony Weiner.

Sheekey's schedule is posted here.

On the radio this morning, Errol Louis said David Paterson will probably pick Caroline Kennedy over Andrew Cuomo, in part, to prevent Sheldon Silver from picking Cuomo’s replacement.

Paterson says he hasn’t made up his mind.

He may come up with a candidate this weekend.

“While progress has been made, inequality continues,” Paterson wrote in an op-ed today.

Charlie Rangel notes that Cuomo “has worked hard in public service, that we know of, and the other carries a name that is legendary and international.”

Rezoning efforts for Coney Island kick off today.

Watertown may cut $3.4 million from its capital budget.

David Paterson is “narrowing” the list of potential senators.

The Poughkeepsie Journal’s opinion editor thinks Paterson is full of hot air in claiming “attorney client privilege” with Andrew Cuomo.

The governor’s ideology is “less fair to the taxpayers of New York State than American Idol,” Buffalo Pundit says.

Yonkers officials have a $645 million wish list.

The state’s population loss has slowed.

Opposition to a pro-Israel resolution in Rockland County.

Bob Kappstatter says more stuff about people in the Bronx.

Video of Ed Towns swearing-in ceremony.

And here's Charlie Rangel yesterday, saying he's proud of Obama, but has no regrets about not endorsing him in the primary. Mid-Morning Read: The Inauguration