De Blasio Is Really Excited About Unclaimed Cash

Mayor Bill de Blasio. (Photo: Getty)
Mayor Bill de Blasio. (Photo: Getty)

Mayor Bill de Blasio finally got some good news in the form of a story about unclaimed cash.

The Daily News reported today that the mayor is owed money held by the state comptroller’s office from the health insurance company Group Health Inc. as well as AT&T Mobile.

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De Blasio Blames ‘Miscommunication’ for Spat Over Homeless Subsidies

Bill de Blasio today. (Photo: Ed Reed/NYC Mayor's Office)
Bill de Blasio today. (Photo: Ed Reed/NYC Mayor’s Office)

Mayor Bill de Blasio today blamed “miscommunication” for his administration’s latest spat with the governor over a deal that would allow the state to subsidize rents for homeless families to transition out of the city’s crammed shelter system.

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Mayor de Blasio Drops Silent Bob, Eisenhower References

Jay and Silent Bob and General Dwight Eisenhower. (photo composite: wikimedia)
Jay and Silent Bob and General Dwight Eisenhower. (photo composite: wikimedia)

It’s probably not a surprise to anyone who’s seen his college yearbook photo, but it appears Bill de Blasio is a fan of the movie Clerks.

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‘That’s a Clown Question, Bro’: Staten Island Pols React to Creepy Clown Sightings

The alleged Staten Island Clown. (Photo: Instagram/ Vincent Innocente)
The alleged Staten Island Clown. (Photo: Instagram/ Vincent Innocente)

It may be a publicity stunt, but that didn’t stop Staten Island pols from weighing in on the spate of creepy clown sightings around the borough in recent days.

“This IS creepy! Anyone spot this clown?” Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis asked on Twitter, linking to a story from the Staten Island Advance that described “several reports of a mysterious clown wandering the borough” holding green and yellow balloons.

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