Archive for March 15th, 2005

15th March

First Published in The New York Sun, March 15, 2005

By Andrew Wolf

Each year the Riverdale Jewish Community Council holds a “legislative breakfast.” This is an opportunity for the city’s elected officials, and those who want to be elected officials, to strut their stuff before much of the leadership of one of New York’s most politically potent neighborhoods. About 375 people attended Sunday’s event, one of the biggest turnouts ever.
So it wasn’t surprising that Mayor Bloomberg made the scene, nor was it surprising that three of the four Democratic hopefuls trudged up to the northernmost outpost of the city. What was significant is which of the four Democrats didn’t bother to show.