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Our Time At Home: City Shuts Down Illegal Hostel City Shuts Down Illegal Hostel on Kosciuszko Street

Our Time At Home: City Shuts Down Illegal Hostel City Shuts Down Illegal Hostel on Kosciuszko Street

🕔13:08, 3.Sep 2015

A hotel “room” at $25 per night sounds like a great deal, but not if you’re sharing space with about 30 people. And that’s exactly what the Buildings Department and New York City law officials determined after a follow-up to a complaint about

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Police Commissioner Bratton Meets With the Black Press and Outlines Changes in Officer Training and Strategies

Police Commissioner Bratton Meets With the Black Press and Outlines Changes in Officer Training and Strategies

🕔09:42, 3.Sep 2015

By David Mark Greaves Police Commissioner Bill Bratton and his top deputies held a 90-minute meeting with members of the New York Black Publishers, Inc. and other black print and digital media and described a Police Department undergoing a bone-deep transformation

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Congressman Hakeem Jeffries: My thoughts on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries: My thoughts on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

🕔09:14, 3.Sep 2015

Today, after a period of rigorous examination, Representative Jeffries has decided to support the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action In the next few weeks, Congress will take action to express its approval or disapproval of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of

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View From Here:  View Biden-Warren 2016: America’s 2nd Revolution?

View From Here: View Biden-Warren 2016: America’s 2nd Revolution?

🕔19:20, 27.Aug 2015

By David Mark Greaves Oh wonder of things, could it be true?  Can we really envision Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren as an alternate Democratic ticket for the presidency? As it is now, the driving force to

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The Real Deal on Iran Nuclear Proposal: Diplomacy or Body Bags

The Real Deal on Iran Nuclear Proposal: Diplomacy or Body Bags

🕔09:27, 20.Aug 2015

It is always true that “all politics are local” and the deal that President Obama and the international community has struck regarding a nuclear Iran is one of diplomacy or pain and directly involves the streets of Brooklyn, home to

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View From Here: 2016 Presidential Campaign with Sanders, Clinton and the Donald

View From Here: 2016 Presidential Campaign with Sanders, Clinton and the Donald

🕔10:06, 14.Aug 2015

By David Mark Greaves The run-up to the 2016 presidential election is dreary on so many fronts that it is easy to see why the campaign of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination is gaining momentum with crowds

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Brookdale Prepares to Seek Partner for New East Brooklyn Hospital

Brookdale Prepares to Seek Partner for New East Brooklyn Hospital

🕔13:40, 13.Aug 2015

By Mary Alice Miller Last January Governor Cuomo announced $700 million for a new 21st century state-of-the-art hospital in Kings County. Brookdale Hospital Medical Center is uniquely qualified to benefit from the cash infusion to attract a major health care

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Alton Maddox at Hearing on Lawyer Accountability Calls Secret Lawyer Discipline a Violation of the 14th Amendment

Alton Maddox at Hearing on Lawyer Accountability Calls Secret Lawyer Discipline a Violation of the 14th Amendment

🕔13:00, 13.Aug 2015

By Mary Alice Miller Alton Maddox testified at the New York City public hearing of the Commission on Statewide Attorney Discipline held at the New York County Lawyers Association. “I am not here as an individual grievant,” said Maddox. “I

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State Senator Sampson’s District At-Risk of No Representation Until 2017

State Senator Sampson’s District At-Risk of No Representation Until 2017

🕔14:52, 8.Aug 2015

By Mary Alice Miller With Senator John Sampson’s conviction on charges related to impeding a federal investigation, his seat was automatically vacated. The 19th senatorial district that covers large swaths of Brownsville, East New York, Canarsie, Mill Basin and part

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Brooklyn Supports Lawyers for Public School Students Arrested in School

Brooklyn Supports Lawyers for Public School Students Arrested in School

🕔13:26, 8.Aug 2015

By Mary Alice Miller A Harlem middle school student found herself in a fight down the street from her school during the past school year. After the fight ended the student entered the school, where she was promptly arrested on

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