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Day: <span>June 16, 2016</span>

View From Here – Trump and Mateen: Birds of a

David Mark Greaves You cannot but be moved to tears with reports about the last moments and the lives lost in the murderous rampage in Orlando.  This one happened to be at a gay night club instead of a school or street corner.  That the perpetrator was a Muslim and claimed he did it for […]Read More

Community Board 3 Digs Deep

Questions Answered About Myrtle Avenue Development By David Greaves It was the application for a fresh food market at the site of the long-gone Cascade Laundry Company on Myrtle Avenue that began investigations by Community Board 3’s committees on Housing, Land Use and Transportation, and Sanitation and Environment that caused the issue to be placed […]Read More

PA James Hosts Unity Vigil for Victims of Orlando Massacre,

  Vigil brought elected officials, LGBT, Muslim and Hispanic communities together to honor Orlando     NEW YORK — In the aftermath of the Orlando massacre, Public Advocate Letitia James hosted a vigil remembering those killed during the mass shooting and calling for unity during this time of national mourning. Hundreds of elected officials, community […]Read More

Movement Toward Justice in the Case of Chanel Petro-Nixon

For the mother, father, grandmother and family of Chanel Petro-Nixon, this Father’s Day Sunday is deeper than poignant: it will mark the 10th anniversary of the last day family members saw the gifted 16-year-old Boys & Girls H.S. student and promising community leader, smiling, vibrant and alive.  She was reported missing the next day.   If there’s […]Read More