Democratic congressional candidate Domenic Recchia created political shockwaves when he decided to skip a much-anticipated debate against U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm in Dyker Heights Tuesday night, a move that meant the embattled incumbent would have the floor all to himself. … Full Article
Mayor Bill de Blasio refused to take questions Friday about the latest revelations surrounding an embattled top aide who has become a flashpoint in his strained relationship with the rank-and-file in the New York Police Department. … Full Article
Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, who has been endorsed for re-election by the National Federation of Independent Business, a group representing owners of small businesses across the country, recently met with merchants in Bay Ridge to discuss steps taken in Albany that she said will help … Full Article
Councilmember Vincent Gentile announced on Friday he has expanded his office hours.Starting on Oct. 8, Gentile’s office at 8018 Fifth Ave. will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays. … Full Article
A 20-count federal indictment and threatening to toss a reporter off a balcony might disqualify a congressmen in a bid for a third term.
Not in feisty Staten Island and a stretch of Brooklyn, where defiant voters are standing by pugnacious Republican Michael Grimm. … Full Article
U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm and his opponent, former Councilmember Domenic Recchia, met for their first head-to-head debate Wednesday morning. While the questions from the audience were provocative, it was the candidates’ questions to each other that generated the most heat. … Full Article
Domenic Recchia is injecting some star power into his congressional campaign. The Democrat, who is trying to unseat Republican-Conservative U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, is getting a hand from music legend Carole King. … Full Article