One Week Into Bloomberg's Snow Job
Sanit bigs boozed amid snow chaos: witnesses (NYP) * Clueless Deputy Mayor Stephen Goldsmith deserves blame for fiasco following blizzard (DN) * Schedules reveal tale of two mayors (NYP) * More workers catch a 'cold' (NYP) * Mayor Bloomberg, here's a resolution for you: Talk less this year and listen more!
Out of Touch
Will Black Fail Like Goldsmith and City Time?
Gov. Andrew Cuomo orders concrete barriers in front of state Capitol removed (DN)* Cuomo Is Inaugurated as N.Y. Governor (NYT) * Andrew Cuomo channels Ronald Reagan (TU) * Gov. Andrew Cuomo's inaugurationAlbany Times Union * WATCH LIVE: CUOMO inauguration COVERAGE (NYP) * Gov. Andrew Cuomo promises emergency financial plan (NYP)* Cuomo Promises Emergency Financial Plan (NYT) * Cuomo vows more open, leaner, cleaner state (NYP) *A Father Looks On Not With Pride, but With Gratitude (NYT) * A Speaking Manner Rooted in Queens but All His Own (NYT) * Nice to Meet You, Governor. And Sandra Lee! Wow! (NYT) * Gov. Andrew Cuomo's swearing in is like old times for Mario and clan * Attorney General Schneiderman's got a tough act to follow (DN) * Cuomo Attends Mass Service In Albany (NY1)
Times Square New Years Eve 1956
2013 Mayor's Race Repeat of 1969: Outer Boroughs Vs Manhattan
In 1969 Mario Angelo Procaccino ran against incumbent mayor John Lindsay as a limousine liberal who favored Manhattan. The Daily News reports today that the city overwhelming favored Manhattan in the snow clean up. Facts pile up, show outer boros got snow job Mayor Bloomberg scoffed at claims that city snowplows favored Manhattan over the outer boroughs, but the records show several parts of Brooklyn got the shaft. (DN) * Report: Crews Plowed Manhattan Before Brooklyn, Queens (NY1)
True News: What ever happened to the City Council Slush Fund Investigation (It has been 2 years)
Wag the Dog
True News last Thursday compared the mayor's snow response to Bush's Katrina disaster NYC'S Katrina; Bloomberg's Brownie Moment
Today's NYP compares Bloomberg to Bush's Katrina Bloomy hailing Sanit. boss reminiscent of Bush's post-Hurricane kudos (NYP)
Five Days Later, Still No Plows (Sheepshead Bites)
* Criticism of Bloomberg Mounts(WSJ) * Snow job sabotages ambulance (NYP) * Two tragic delays occur one block apart (NYP) * City’s Sanitation Chief Fights Snow and Takes Heat (NYT) * Sanitation Department Won't Repay Brooklyn Residents For Private Plows (DN)* 'Truck You' guy's 10G plow $hares (NYP) * What garbage! No pickups till Monday (NYP) * Sanitation Commissioner As "The Goat Of The Storm" (Gothamist)* Slow plowing a snow job on Bloomberg? (WABC) * Church cancels service due to unplowed snow WABC)
Andrew Cuomo sworn in as New York's 56th governor(NYP) * Cuomo Is Sworn In as New York’s Governor (NYT) * Back in Albany, to Serve Another Gov. Cuomo (NYT) * Cuomo Takes Oath in Private Ceremony(WSJ) * Speaker Says Tax Is No-Go(WSJ) * Andrew Cuomo, Sandra Lee: In sign of times, no one really cares that they live together, unmarried (DN)* Paterson's bid for security detail gets nixed (DN) * Andrew Cuomo becomes New York's 56th governor (DN)
Crime Numbers Drop in 2010; Violence Spikes For 2010, New York City is once again on pace to record an annual decrease in major crimes, even as the New York Police Department was placed under unprecedented pressure to justify its crime figures. (WSJ) * Overall Crime Decreases But Murders On The Rise (NY1) Law and Order Grandpa blows up at grandson, blasts him with shotgun * First 2 murders of 2011 happen in Queens *First murder victim of 2011 in Queens: sources (DN) * Harrowing Cheshire Case Still Haunts Jurors (NYT) * Man caught on camera trying to rob church, caught by cops later (DN) * Garage gunplay (NYP) * Rescue vehicle 'hit' hell (NYP) * DA eyes platform mishaps (NYP) * Police Investigate Shooting At Queens Nightclub (NY1)