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November 23, 2000
Andy Logan, 80, a longtime correspondent for the New Yorker who covered City Hall for the magazine for 25 years and was the first woman to write for its "Talk of the Town" section. The dean of the City Hall press corps for more than two decades, Logan amazed fellow reporters with her near-encyclopedic knowledge of New York's social and political history. She covered five mayors, from John V. Lindsay to Rudolph W. Giuliani, and was fond of using their own words to expose hypocrisy.
October 28, 1986 |
National Jet Charter, a Van Nuys company that maintains private jets and arranges charter flights, said Monday that it has signed a letter of intent to be acquired by NetAir International Corp., an air charter firm. Under the agreement, Denver-based NetAir would buy National Jet for an undisclosed amount of cash and stock. National Jet would then operate as a wholly owned subsidiary. National Jet's president, Michael Friedman, is to become NetAir's chief operating officer.
February 22, 2001 |
It became clear Wednesday that Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media entrepreneur, has taken a major step toward running for mayor by hiring the media consultant who guided the successful City Hall campaigns of John V. Lindsay, Edward I. Koch and Rudolph W. Giuliani. The choice of David Garth, who also had been courted by three potential Democratic mayoral contenders, was a clear signal of Bloomberg's intent to seek office.
March 13, 1987 |
President Reagan, adding another Washington professional to an inner circle once ruled by conservative loyalists, Thursday named 20-year political veteran Kenneth M. Duberstein as his deputy chief of staff. Duberstein, who will be second-in-command under newly appointed Chief of Staff Howard H. Baker Jr., begins the new job March 23. He was the White House liaison to Congress during much of Reagan's first term, when Baker, then a U.S. senator from Tennessee, was majority leader of the Senate.
October 7, 1987 |
Former Miss America Bess Myerson was indicted today on federal conspiracy and mail fraud charges for allegedly giving a city job to the daughter of a judge to influence her companion's divorce case. The six-count grand jury indictment also charged Myerson, 63, the city's cultural affairs commissioner until last spring, with using interstate facilities to promote bribery and obstruction of justice.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 22, 2000 |
He was very, very strong--physically, mentally and spiritually. His values were clear, his integrity was legendary. He knew exactly what he stood for, and he urged us to reach toward that and follow him. He never shied away from responsibility or adversity, no matter how high the personal burden or political cost. He was extraordinarily resilient. He had to be, because the years he was New York City's mayor required him to absorb enormous punishment.
January 2, 1987 |
Richard Dougherty, a former vice president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and former New York bureau chief of the Los Angeles Times, died of lung cancer Tuesday at a hospital in Southampton, N.Y. He was 65. Dougherty left The Times in 1971 to become press secretary for George McGovern's presidential campaign. He was a deputy New York City police commissioner for community relations in the 1950s and a city hall reporter and Washington political correspondent for the New York Herald Tribune.
May 11, 1985 |
Theater people have been wondering all spring if Gregory Mosher was indeed going to become the head of the Vivian Beaumont Theatre at Lincoln Center, or if he'd decide to stay on at the Goodman Theatre of Chicago. It's definite now that Mosher will take over the Beaumont in July--or rather, for his first season, will take over the little theater beneath the Beaumont, the Newhouse. Chairman of the board John V.
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July 16, 2005 |
Ronald W. Haughton, a noted labor mediator whose long career included mediating a dispute between the United Farm Workers and a major California grape grower in the 1960s and serving as chairman of the Federal Labor Relations Authority during the air-traffic controllers' strike in the 1980s, has died. He was 88. Haughton died July 4 of complications from a stroke at his home in Palm Harbor, Fla., his family said.