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Lhota & de Blasio on Downtown storm protections

BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER with JOSH ROGERS | A New York City hurricane evacuation map released in June 2013 put all of Community Board 1 and much of other parts of Lower Manhattan in an evacuation zone. Neither mayoral Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio nor Republican candidate, Joseph Lhota, have been specific about how they […]

Many Downtown voters could still smell the 9/11 fires 12 years ago — the last time New Yorkers were certain they would be getting a new mayor. Today, the odor is a distant memory to some, a vivid one to others. But many who will be voting for the city’s next leader Nov. 5 were […]

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After 12 years under Mayor Bloomberg — the last four of those only thanks to a controversial, legislative extension of term limits — the city is set to elect a new mayor. The Sept. 10 Democratic primary field has two candidates who seem most qualified to run the city — Christine Quinn and Bill de […]

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This year’s Republican primary for mayor is an interesting race, with the two top candidates being John Catsimatidis and Joe Lhota. A third candidate, George McDonald, is also in the running. Lhota, a former deputy mayor under Rudy Giuliani and most recently head of the M.T.A., brings a track record of having worked in New […]

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