Mark Murphy

Nov 072012
Local Bay Ridge Election Results

1:00am, November 7 – Declared winners in Bay Ridge so far are all incumbents – Representatives Michael Grimm and Jerry Nadler, State Senator Diane Savino, and Assemblyman Felix Ortiz. 1:30am, November 7 – State Senator Marty Golden and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis have also been declared winners in their reelection bids. 1:55am, November 7 – Alec [...]

Oct 152012

POLITICS: The Gray Lady makes peace with Mark Murphy’s lackluster campaign to unseat Congressman Grimm.

Oct 112012
Miss the debate at Dyker Civic? See the candidates again tonight at P.S. 170!

POLITICS: A second chance in three nights to see candidates for local office, including a rematch between Senator Marty Golden and his Democratic challenger, Andrew Gounardes, this time at a candidates’ forum at PS 170, hosted by the Arab American Association of New York.

Sep 282012
Retail Workers Union Endorses Mark Murphy, Accuses Grimm of Bilking Employees

Politics: The Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union [RWDSU], endorsed Congressional Candidate Mark Murphy, and accused incumbent Mike Grimm of paying employees poverty-level wages.

Sep 242012
Ed Koch Endorses Mark Murphy for Congress, Cites Danger to Middle Class Safety Net

Celebrated former mayor, kingmaker, and grumpy old man Ed Koch tossed his two cents into the District 11 Congressional race late last week, and no – it wasn’t to yell at a chair.

Sep 192012
This Week’s Fun Stuff – Bay Ridge Events, September 19 – September 27 [UPDATED]

EVENTS: Bay Ridge Historical Society shows off their prize possession, and Niall Connolly delights crowds at the Irish Haven. Book fans get together, Tipsy and otherwise. Pet adoptions. Greenmarket. And the Great Bay Ridge Debate!

Sep 172012

While Rep. Michael Grimm’s campaign used its sizable war chest for some major commercial airtime on CNN this past weekend, his underfunded challenger Democrat Mark Murphy attempts to go for the jugular with an attack ad.