This article originally appeared in The Daily News. BY GLENN BLAIN , SABRINA CASERTA NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, July 1,…
A new trial will be held in January against state Sen. Malcom Smith and ex-Queens GOP boss Vincent Tabone due to to untranslated Yiddish recordings only recently disclosed by prosecutors.
The judge shot down an attempt by Daniel Halloran’s attorney Vinoo Varghese to suggest that the former mayor had paid GOP bosses under the table for their support.
More than 300 demonstrators gathered along a main highway leading to the stadium. Some in the crowd tried to block traffic, but police repeatedly pushed them back, firing canisters of tear gas and using stun grenades.
Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver kicked off the opening of 55 outdoor public pools at Crotona Olympic Pool in the Bronx on Friday. The pools will be open everyday until Labor day.
The nation of 11 million people, smaller than the state of Pennsylvania, produces 220,000 tons of chocolate annually and makes more than 800 beers. The Belgian soccer players swept their first three World Cup games, and they easily defeated the U.S. 4-2 last year in a friendly match in Cleveland.
Halloran’s lawyer accused an FBI undercover of living large on the public dime. The FBI agent posed as a business man to snare Halloran and state Sen. Malcolm Smith in a corruption bust.