Ed Koch dies

One of the greatest mayors ever
News Queens Courier Staff 2/07/2013 at 11:56AM

BY PETER VALLONE SR. I served with Mayor Ed Koch for 12 years, the last four from 1986 through 1989, while I was the newly-elected head of the City Council, soon to be empowered as a truly independent legislative branch of government with the coming elimination of the unconstitutional Board of Estimate. He and I [...]

Street Talk: What do you think Mayor Ed Koch’s legacy will be?
Street Talk: What do you think Mayor Ed Koch’s legacy will be?
News Queens Courier Staff 2/05/2013 at 11:05AM

BY ANTHONTY O’REILLY & ADJANI SHAH I loved him; he was very straightforward. Overall his legacy will go on for a while…he knew where he stood. Dennis DeBorger I remember when he was mayor. He was a very good mayor, one of the best ones. The city was broke; I remember when he bought us [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/01/2013 at 8:08AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Overcast with a chance of snow. High of 32 with a windchill as low as 16. Windy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph. Chance of snow 20%. Friday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 23 with a windchill as low as 16F. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at [...]

Ed Koch, former NYC mayor, dies at 88
Ed Koch, former NYC mayor, dies at 88
Politics Terence M. Cullen 2/01/2013 at 7:26AM

Ed Koch, the three term New York City mayor known his larger than life personality and penchant for the big and small screen, died early Friday morning after months of health complications. He was 88. The official cause of death was congestive heart failure, his spokesperson, George Arzt told the New York Times. Koch had [...]