October 14th, 2016255NYC Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte in Deep-Dive conversation about a System he helped to improve Part II of II-Part Interview.
OTP Editor David Greaves: Rikers. Looking back at some reports over the last year or so, looks like you guys have some challenges.
Commissioner Ponte: That we...
October 11th, 2016312Because of the life Ken Thompson lived, men are now free who were once in prison, minor offenders had their lives transformed, and Brooklyn was blessed with a District Attorney who tempered justice with wisdom and set the gold standard for public service in Kings County.
To lose him so young, a man of such substance, so central to...
October 7th, 20161117By Bernice Elizabeth Green
On Tuesday, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson informed the community – through a statement -- of his ongoing battle with cancer. And he requested our prayers.
“As a man of intense faith, I intend to fight and win the battle against this disease,” Mr. Thompson said earlier this week. “I...
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Interview with Joseph Ponte, Commissioner New York City Corrections
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September 15th, 2016369By Kings County Politics News Service
Community Board 3 chair Tremaine Wright yesterday held off Community Activist Karen Cherry to win the 56th Assembly District left vacant by the retirement of Assemblywoman Annette Robinson.
According to unofficial totals Wright received 59 percent or 3,679 votes to Cherry’s 41 percent or...