Day: March 18, 2011

City Politics

Assemblyman William Boyland, Jr., Hit With Federal Charges

District Leader Chris Owens Calls for Resignation Federal prosecutors sent shock waves throughout the Brooklyn political establishment with a criminal complaint against 55th Assemblyman William Boyland, Jr. and State Senator Carl Kruger. Kruger is accused of “receiving a stream of bribes totaling at least $1 million in exchange for taking official actions.” Boyland, Jr. is […]readmore

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Changes slated for Von King Cultural Center

Brooklyn Borough Parks Commissioner Kevin Jeffrey told Our Time Press that  it was decided to turn North Bed-Stuy’s Herbert Von King Cultural Center into one of the city’s star attractions  utilizing non-profit cultural community based organizations (CBO) to run the programming. Community Board 3 chair Henry Butler, who is charged with reaching out to local […]readmore

Other News

Battle For the Soul of Medgar Evers College

“This is Mathew Goldstein, the Chair of CUNY, trying to take control of Medgar Evers” said councilman Charles Barron at a city Hall steps press conference called by the The Medgar Evers College Coalition for Academic Excellence and Mission Integrity. “He hired a puppet to do the work he couldn’t do, previously, as chair of […]readmore