Bill Clinton to speak at Ed Koch's funeral
seat at the table. For more than four decades, members of Ed Koch's inner circle met the former mayor for lunch every weekend to discuss politics, movies and the city they all loved so much. PHOTOS: REMEMBERING FORMER NYC MAYOR ED KOCH
NEW YORK — When Ed Koch was mayor, it seemed as if all of New York was being run by a deli counterman. Koch was funny, irritable, opinionated, often rude and prone to yelling.
NEW YORK (WABC) — Funeral services are scheduled for Monday for former New York Mayor Ed Koch, the brash and feisty leader who rescued the city from its financial crisis during three terms in City Hall. The services will begin at 11 a.m. at Temple
Speakers will include Ido Aharoni, the Israeli consul general in New York; Diane Coffey, Koch's longtime chief of staff, and John LoCicero, one of the former mayor's top political advisers. RELATED: ED KOCH AND AL SHARPTON WENT FROM ENEMIES TO
About five years ago, I was eating in a diner on Ninth Ave. near the Port Authority in Manhattan and Ed Koch had just finished eating at another table with some friends. As he was leaving he nodded to me and I said, “How'm I doing, Ed?” Koch laughed