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Wednesday, December 24, 2008

News of the Day and Happy Holidays!

The phones have stopped ringing and everyone’s gone home (except me), so I thought I’d leave you with a few tidbits in the news we’ve yet to alert you to … Have a great holiday everyone. We’ll be posting sporadically until Monday.

While it’s been reported that Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion will be tapped by Barack Obama to be director of a new White House office of Urban Policy, nothing has been confirmed yet. So that leaves Carrion in a tough position, not knowing for absolute certain (we’re assuming nothing is certain until it’s publicly announced) whether he’ll be headed to D.C., running for city comptroller or running for third term as borough president. And, as WNYC reports, it leaves him in a tough position when supporters wish him well in his new job.

Don’t miss Bob Kappstatter’s deliciously catty Boro News column this week. He’s handing out lumps of coal and candy to the borough’s pols. What a year it’s been.

State Senator Jeff Klein is pursuing legislation to give renters in foreclosed homes sufficient time before they are evicted.


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