Our Time Press

Day: June 25, 2020

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Announces Blueprint for Change

A couple of years ago, a resident summed up for Our Time Press his “problem” with local politics and local politicians: “we don’t see them in our neighborhoods and we don’t see the change happening they promised after they’re elected. “What we need is some real creative thinking behind a plan of action!” Well, we […]Read More

What’s Going On

CORONAVIRUS 2020America, like the rest of the world, is in a state of flux, owing to the unwelcome visitor, a coronavirus pandemic and its attendant ills, widespread unemployment, poverty and a global recession. Few world leaders, least of all POTUS 45, were prepared for the virus devastation. Scientists are working feverishly for a vaccine. Consequently […]Read More

A Black Progressive Beat a 16-Term Democrat in a Heated

Addy Baird – Ryan Brooks,BuzzFeed News ReportersJamaal Bowman, a former educator and middle school principal from the Bronx, declared victory Wednesday over Rep. Eliot Engel, a 16-term member of Congress who represents New York’s 16th congressional district. The primary win is a galvanizing moment for national progressives, just two years after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who […]Read More

Election Results:

Brisport Takes Senate Seat, Richardson and Salazar Triumph, Mosley, Lentol, Ortiz Win By Stephen Witt, KCP The upstart Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) continued to show their muscle in Brooklyn tonight as Jabari Brisport appears to have enough votes to overcome and mail-in ballot votes to win the Democratic primary for the 25th District state senate seat.The […]Read More

Clarke Wins Primary in a Landslide

By Ariama Long, KCP U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-Brownsville, Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Flatbush, Kensington, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Midwood, Sheepshead Bay, Marine Park, Gerritsen Beach, Prospect Lefferts Gardens), last night crushed the field as she cruised to a landslide victory in the Congressional Democratic Primary.According to unofficial numbers, with 80 percent of the vote counted, Clarke […]Read More

Eateries Entering Phase Two

By Maitefa Angaza COVID-19 has taken more than precious lives from us. It’s also taken livelihoods and some of the aliveness we feel in the physical company of others. So people are excited about returning to their neighborhood restaurants to enjoy their favorite dishes with friends and family members they haven’t seen off-screen for months. […]Read More

Election Results:

Brisport Wins 25th District Senate Seat in Upset; Strong win for Zinerman, Bowman and Clarke Brooklyn’s Stefani Zinerman prevailed in her first run for elected office. She will be the representative for the 56th Assembly District, winning the seat vacated by Tremaine Wright, who lost her bid to take over for retiring State Senator Velmanette […]Read More