| Mar 5, 2010
| 3:18 AM
Influential black leaders in New York City said Thursday night that they believe Gov. David Paterson should stay in office amid allegations he and his staff interfered in a domestic violence case involving a top governor's aide.
Meeting in a Harlem...
| Mar 17, 2010
| 11:07 AM
New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, who served as Grand Marshal for the city's 249th annual St. Patrick's Day parade Wednesday, took some good-natured teasing from the Archbishop of New York, Timothy Dolan, when he was late for 9 am Mass at...
| Apr 10, 2010
| 4:06 PM
New York Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV plans to announce his candidacy Monday for the congressional seat held by Rep. Charles Rangel in upper Manhattan.
Powell, 47, whose father held the seat until Rangel beat him in a primary almost 40 years ago,...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 3:04 AM
Congressman Charles Rangel felt victorious even before the returns were in. Facing the greatest challenge of his political career, the 80-year-old congressman told a crowd of supporters, "Prayers do work."
With only a trickling of returns counted, Rangel...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 9:53 AM
After finalizing his roster last week, Johnstown Generals head coach Quenteen Robinson turned his attention to the new arena football team's first ever game, a Feb. 25 season opener on the road against the Saginaw Sting.
The Generals, part of the newly...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 6:38 AM
It was far from an ideal start to the season for Johnstown Generals quarterback David Dinkins, who completed just seven of 22 passes in the Generals' season-opening loss at Saginaw Feb. 28. But if the disappointing five-touchdown, 147-yard performance...
| Oct 20, 2011
— The call by some members of the black media for African-Americans to support President Barack Obama in racial solidarity is a terrible idea. Just as terrible as women supporting women only because of their sex, or any other group viewing the world...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 7:22 AM
His eulogy and obituary read like a love letter to the productivity of The Empire State and New York City.
Thanks in no small way to Hugh Carey's efforts, six of the ten wealthiest zip codes in the wealthiest nation on Earth are in New York City,...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Sooner or later every New York City mayor faces the kind of nightmare event that mocks his message. Ed Koch won fame for improving morale and procedures, then departed after corruption and crime. David Dinkins rode in on racial healing......
| Oct 9, 2008
| 4:30 AM
Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the self-made billionaire who has a private habit of expressing disdain for those with inherited wealth, nonetheless seems to have cut a deal with fellow billionaire, longtime Republican and once-failed mayoral candidate Ronald...
| Nov 4, 2008
| 4:30 PM
This season's campaign, today's election, today's fiscal crises and tomorrow's depression -- all may come and go. But for political honchos, the cool-weather conference in warmer climes must absolutely endure. So despite upheaval from Wall Street to...