Posts Tagged ‘Ray Kelly’

LES Residents’ Safety Concerns Mixed After Shooting

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Police officer saved by bulletproof vest, but gunman still on the loose By Alissa Fleck After a police officer was shot last week, some Lower East Side residents and workers have mixed feelings about the safety of the area. The incident occurred around 3:40 a.m. last Thursday during a routine patrol of the Seward Park [&hellip
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Updated: New Jersey Man Arrested in Etan Patz Case

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown, Uncategorized

While the excavation of a Soho basement on Prince Street in April yielded almost no clues into the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz, who went missing from the area in 1979, it appears the NYPD might have a new suspect in the case. Police commissioner Ray Kelly officially remained mum on the identity of the [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

800px-Fingerprint_scanner_identification Manhattan Borough Board Unanimously Passes DREAM Act On Thursday, May 17, members of the Manhattan Borough Board unanimously approved New York State DREAM legislation, a number of bills promoting higher education and civic engagement opportunities for students in New York City neighborhoods, regardless of their immigration status. New York City’s immigrant population, the largest of [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Quinn says she wasn’t overacting by walking out of Living Wage press conference

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race Christine Quinn insists she didn’t overreact by walking out of the living wage press conference yesterday. But Bill de Blasio called Quinn out for her departure, saying that if she truly believed in the cause, she would have stayed. A rally in support of John Liu, the comptroller essentially said he would [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Cuomo reportedly is open to endorsing Ray Kelly’s possible candidacy, but would wait to see the outcome of the Democratic primary

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race Andrew Cuomo reportedly is open to endorsing Ray Kelly’s possible candidacy, but would wait to see the outcome of the Democratic primary. Malcolm Smith joked that he might throw his hat into the mayoral field. Brooklyn Who else may be eying a Brooklyn BP run, now that Carlo Scissura is out of [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Poll shows New Yorkers would vote for Ray Kelly for mayor

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race A poll commissioned by the Daily News shows that New Yorkers want Ray Kelly to run for mayor, but that it wouldn’t be a cakewalk. An account of Bill Thompson’s evening at an intriguing rooftop party in Williamsburg. State Senate A college professor will formally announce his Senate bid today against Tom [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Is Christine Quinn trying to force Stringer out of the mayoral race?

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race Top city and state Republicans are setting up fundraising and paperwork for NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly to jump into the mayor’s race in 2013, without Kelly’s involvement. Council Speaker Christine Quinn is reportedly trying to force Manhattan Borough president Scott Stringer to drop out of the mayor’s race. NYC mayors have come [&hellip
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Hold Onto Your iPhone

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

Schumer and Kelly Look to Create Cell Phone Database to Crackdown on Rampant Thefts In our crime watch section, cell phone thefts are a common occurrence and are becoming an increasing strain on the NYPD. Last year, say police, almost 42 percent of property thefts involved a cell phone. And the fact that cell phones, [&hellip
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