Saying that it makes sense for voters to elect a candidate with financial sector experience to serve as the comptroller, US Rep. Michael Grimm announced on Tuesday he is endorsing Republican John Burnett for the job of watchdog over the city’s money. … Full Article
A cop was struck by a car and was critically injured while working to reopen the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to traffic following overnight construction on Sunday, according to Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials. … Full Article
On Friday, Oct. 4, Poly Prep's Maria Hatzipetros was honored by the Guild for Exceptional Children as the first Junior Benefactor in the history of the organization at their annual Autumn Gala at the El Caribe in Brooklyn. … Full Article
Lots of people have to-do lists. It’s a way of organizing tasks into manageable chunks. There’s also a sense of accomplishment as each task is completed, turning a to-do item into a done deal. … Full Article
New York City’s only Republican in congress said he reached across the aisle to work with Democrats to help resolve the three-week-long impasse in Washington and get the federal government reopened. … Full Article
Over the loud objections of parents and teachers from Seth Low Intermediate School, the New York City Panel for Educational Policy voted to approve a controversial plan to house a Success Academy charter school at the Bensonhurst location. … Full Article
Call him Richie Rich. Or how about Recchia Rich?
Term-limited Councilman Domenic Recchia, who is setting his sights on congress, boasted this week that he is breaking campaign fundraising records. … Full Article