Former Mayor Koch Campaigns For Mayor Bloomberg

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Former Mayor Koch Campaigns For Mayor Bloomberg

During his campaigns for public office, former Mayor Ed Koch frequently made major announcements in Queens at the 71st-Continental Avenue stop in Forest Hills on the R, E, F and V subway lines—his “lucky subway stop”, as he calls it. On Wednesday, September 16, he demonstrated his belief that his luck would hold—and extend to another person—by making his first public appearance since his recent heart attack at the stop with Mayor Michael Bloomberg at his side. Bloomberg is running for a third term as mayor of New

On Wednesday, September 16 during the morning rush hour, former Mayor Ed Koch (l.), Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a supporter stood in front of the Chase Bank at the entrance to the 71st-Continental Avenue subway stop to urge commuters to elect Bloomberg to a third four-year term as mayor of New York City. See the video of the campaign stop at
Photo Tony Barsamian

York City and Koch, although a lifelong Democrat, seized the occasion to urge morning rush hour passersby on busy Continental and 71st Avenues and Queens Boulevard to vote Bloomberg into office for another four years. “Mike Bloomberg is the best qualified candidate running today,” Koch told commuters on their way to the subway entrance. “He deserves another term in City Hall.”
—Tony Barsamian


2009-09-16 / Front Page

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