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Paterson Mayor Hosts Cruise to Pay Legal Fees

Paterson Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres, facing corruption charges, has hosted a cruise to raise money for his legal fees. NorthJersey.com reports that Torres charged $150 to $250 per person for…

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Combating the Forces of Hate

We’ve seen an unprecedented level of hatred directed at Jewish institutions and people. I don’t want to minimize that — it is profoundly disturbing. But let’s also remember, the City…

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De Blasio to Fight Trump on ‘Sanctuary Cities,’ If Needed

The nation’s biggest city is prepared to challenge President Donald Trump’s crackdown on immigrant-protecting “sanctuary cities” with legal action if necessary, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday, arguing Trump’s move…

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Democrat Sen. Tony Avella Launches NYC Mayoral Bid

State Sen. Tony Avella announced Sunday his intent to challenge Mayor Bill de Blasio in the 2017 mayoral primary. The Queens Democrat, who is a member of the breakaway Independent…

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Congratulations Mr. Khan

It isn’t unusual for politicians campaigning for office to participate in ethnic or religious groups’ events. And during the recent London mayoral campaign, candidate Sadiq Khan went out of his…

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London’s New Mayor Vows to Be Leader for Everyone

Sadiq Khan has a simple, striking message for Londoners: He won’t be merely a Muslim mayor, but a leader for all. Khan celebrated his landslide election victory in a multi-denominational…

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Former Mayor Dinkins Hospitalized for Pneumonia

Former mayor David Dinkins was hospitalized Friday and is being treated for pneumonia. A spokeswoman for the 88-year-old Dinkins said that he was at New York Presbyterian Hospital for a…

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De Blasio’s Relationship With Senate GOP Still Icy

Mayor de Blasio’s push to improve his relationship with the Republican state Senate majority has hit another roadblock. According to the Daily News, Majority Leader John Flanagan abruptly cancelled a…

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NYC Mayor to Expand Municipal Electric Vehicle Fleet

New York City plans to launch the largest municipal electric vehicle fleet in the U.S. That’s according to Mayor Bill de Blasio, who released a statement Tuesday saying the initiative…

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