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The Race for City Council Kinard says, "Mealy Must Go!"

“Darlene Mealy must go,” says longtime community member and education activist Stan Kinard, who is running for City Council in District 41. Kinard was recently  endorsed by Brooklyn’s preeminent activist Councilman Charles Barron, the Amsterdam News and Our Time Press. “Mealy supported the overturning of term limits, a move that allowed Mayor Bloomberg an additional […]readmore

City Council Candidates Vying To Replace Al Vann In Bed-Stuy

By Stephen Witt As Robert Cornegy, Kirsten John Foy, Rev. Conrad Tillard and Rev. Dr. Robert Waterman head into the final weeks before the Democratic Primary in the race to succeed term-limited Al Vann in the City Council and represent Bedford-Stuyvesant, Crown Heights and Weeksville, Our Time Press asked the candidates the following question: How […]readmore

Concerns Remain On Day Care Cuts

Mayor Bloomberg restored his plan to slash over 16,000 day care slots last week, but at least one City Council member is saying his figures don’t add up. Bloomberg cut the slots – that are a lifeline to working parents – in his preliminary Fiscal Year 2012 budget saying it would save the city $95 […]readmore

Rev. W. Taharka Robinson Honored for Consumer Protection Activism

By Mary Alice Miller It began two years ago, when the congregation of New Life Tabernacle sought to watch the historic election returns that culminated with Barack Obama winning the presidency. They rented a large flat-screen television for the event. The not-so-simple contract contained a rent-to-own interest rate of 400-500%. Two year later, Governor David […]readmore