Category : New York

Northeast / New York - 10 hours ago

Belief in God Is Not the Same as Telling the Truth

George Payne Op/Ed by George Payne – Thomas Jefferson wrote in a 1802 letter addressed to the Danbury Baptist Association in Connecticut and published in a Massachusetts newspaper: “I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole Am...

Northeast / New York - 2 days ago

Getting NYCHA Housing in the Black

Lisa Kenner, Van Dyke Houses. Photo: Adi Talwar, City Limits “NYCHA is in a crisis. Therefore, up-to-the-minute stats on each building is required. We don’t have the day-to-day Comstats. It will take new people, new management systems and data-dri...

Northeast / New York - 2 days ago

WHAT’S GOING ON

Andrew Gillum The prestigious Nobel Peace Prize was awarded last week to Iraqi Nadia Murad, 25, and to Congolese Dr. Denis Mukwege, MD, 63, two soldiers in the front line of battle against sex abuse of women. A few days later, the US Senate confir...

Northeast / New York - 2 days ago

The New Starbucks and The Ghost of Cookie

Cookie packed bags at Pioneer Foods, kept Our Time Press neat in the rack, and helped get groceries home, but his real job was to give the community around Grand and Lafayette Avenues the opportunity to express the kindness of strangers. And in th...

Northeast / New York - 2 days ago

The Legacies of Two Women Interpreted by Two Women

Actress Connie Winston, known to legions of TV fans for her role as Judge Shirley Taylor in “Law and Order,” offers compelling performances as the two women.: Lena Baker and Sandra Bland.” The new production American Captives: Lena Baker and Sandr...

Northeast / New York - 2 days ago

 2018 Yankees Wrap-up

Eddie Castro Sports It was quite the roller coaster-like season for the New York Yankees to say the least. There were extensive winning streaks to go along with some rough patches and key injuries. All and all, it added up to a 2nd-place finish an...