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Day: <span>October 10, 2013</span>

Brooklyn DA Race Not Over, Yet

DA Hynes Announced Reelection Run on GOP Line By Mary Alice Miller District Attorney Charles Hynes’ formal announcement to run for reelection on the Republican and Conservative lines was a raucous affair, despite the campaign event’s old-timey banjo music. Political supporters who waited half an hour for Hynes to arrive and when he did, his […]readmore

View From Here Bikers/SUV Tragic Confrontation

By David Mark Greaves The tragedy of the recent motorcycle versus SUV confrontation was amazingly caught on a helmet-mounted camera and makes for compelling viewing.  A large group of motorcyclists found themselves together on the Westside Highway and if you’ve ever been in that situation, you either enjoy the roar as they go by, or […]readmore

Much Parent Education Work To Be Done Re: Myth Of

By: S.E. Anderson Ed Activist Folks, Just a note to say that I attended our little counter charter school rally this morning. By “our” I mean the Coalition for Public Education. It appeared that no other progressive education activist group was in attendance to point out the fact that by law, charter schools are supposed […]readmore

We Owe It To Our Children … Parent: Getting Through

It is in the day-to-day family interactions that either self-esteem blooms or the spirit is broken, flames of anger lit and seeds of hostility and resentment are sewn. For some years our teenagers, who are at a very vulnerable stage, have fallen prey to ills that throw them off the path to reaching their full […]readmore

Geno Geno Geno

If you were to discuss Jets quarterback Geno Smith’s season so far, the word turnovers may be the first thing mentioned. Heading into this past Monday’s showdown with the Atlanta Falcons, Smith led the NFLwith 11 turnovers including 8 interceptions and a couple of lost fumbles. After a discombobulating performance at Tennessee, a matchup with […]readmore

City’s Department of Homeless Services Okays Study on Sumner Armory

Green light appears day late & dollar short as Bloomberg Administration comes to an end By Stephen Witt With just three months left in the Bloomberg Administration, the city’s Department of Homeless Services (DHS) has finally green-lit a study to utilize the Sumner Armory for community services with one caveat – the community must come […]readmore

Kings County Politics

By Stephen Witt Hynes a long shot to beat Thompson in general election While most of Central Brooklyn continues to rally behind Kings County District Attorney Democratic Nominee Ken Thompson, several pockets of Southern Brooklyn appears positively giddy that current DA Joe Hynes, a lifelong Democrat, has decided to challenge Thompson on the Republican and […]readmore

… Starring Saul Williams As Satchi In “TEY

It’s young, it’s vibrant, it’s alive, it’s a silent movement that’s about to break out..  According to UrbanWorld award-winning playwright Darius Clark Monroe, Bedford Stuyvesant is the center of the film and arts movement, a Sundance East on the rise.  And while some of us have been pate to the underground party, of sorts, Restoration’s […]readmore