Local Pols React to Bloomberg’s Stop-And-Frisk Apology

By Bernadette DeVito, Kings County Politics It ain’t good enough for us. That was much of the local reaction to former mayor and now presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s apology for instituting one of his most notable policies during his 12-year tenure. Under the policy remembered as stop-and-frisk, police officers embraced their authority to stop, ask […]Read More

BP ADAMS Campaigns for Colon Cancer Month Free Health Screenings

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams kicked off Colon Cancer Awareness Month by hosting a community forum in the Courtroom of Brooklyn Borough Hall where he joined colon cancer survivors, gastroenterologists, and oncology nutritionists in highlighting that the disease is curable, treatable, and preventable. Central and eastern Brooklyn, in particular, have been hit particularly hard […]Read More

City to Invest $7M to Better Apprehend Domestic Violence Abusers

BP Adams: Mayor’s move “ensures care of children who are often invisible victims”. What should be one of the warmest and most peaceful days of the year, Mother’s Day, will be the extreme opposite for individuals trapped in abusive situations. Or locked in memories of them. While crime has lowered in New York City, domestic […]Read More

When Mayor de Blasio released his plans to open over

By Borough President Eric Adams Immediately after his announcement, many residents from the communities of Crown Heights and Prospect Lefferts-Gardens came out to an emergency meeting in order to voice their outrage over another shelter being placed in their area. I shared that concern. When I was a state senator representing the area, I actively […]Read More

BP Adams Joins Yemeni Bodega Owners in Protest of Trump’s

 Tonight, at 5:00 PM, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams rallies for religious freedom alongside hundreds of Yemeni-American bodega owners and grocers on the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall, in solidarity with a mass shutdown of businesses citywide today’s protest of President Donald J. Trump’s executive order banning the migration of citizens from several Muslim-majority countries, including Yemen. […]Read More

What’s Going On by Victoria Horsford

HAPPY NEW YEAR I wanted to list some 2017 predictions as is customary by many publications for their New Year’s issues. I recently learned about an extraordinary psychic/clairvoyant, Uversa Oumbajuah, who predicted in August that a Donald Trump would win the Presidential Election, and she foresaw subsequent events unfold in his administration. Ms. Oumbajuah holds […]Read More

Panel Denies Waiver for Bloomberg Chancellor Appointee

The eight-member panel appointed by State Education Commissioner David Steiner voted against recommending a waiver for Cathie Black, Mayor Bloomberg’s preferred replacement for Chancellor Joel Klein. Four voted against the waiver, two voted in favor, and two voted “not at this time.” It is unknown how each panelist voted at press time. Commissioner Steiner gave […]Read More