Day: April 16, 2011

Other News

Obama Challenges GOP

Lays Out Strong Budget Plan, Stands up for Basic Human Services In response to the “unbalanced” budget plan proposed by the Republican leadership, President Obama laid out his vision for the future  saying that the Republican plan was  “less about reducing deficit than about changing (the) basic social contract” that stands behind Medicare, Medicaid, Social […]readmore

Other News

Police Beat

77th Precinct covering Crown Heights and Prospect Heights Gunshot wound A 15-year-old boy was shot in the right thigh on April 8, police said.     The youth was walking opposite 72 Troy Avenue at about 11:52 pm when the shots were fired.    The victim was taken to Interfaith Hospital and is expected to survive.     […]readmore

Other News

Last Minute Deal Prevents Federal Government Shutdown

Last Friday, Americans braced themselves for an impending government shutdown. Two hours before midnight, President Obama, the House of Representatives and the Senate came to a budget agreement that would keep the federal government functioning. At issue was the Tea Party influenced, Republican-dominated House’s contention that government spending had to be reduced. Democrats stood to […]readmore

Sports

Sports: Playoff Bound

By Eddie Castro As the NBA season comes to an end, Brooklynites as well as all New Yorkers gear up for the Knicks’ run to the NBA Championship. The Knicks are currently the hottest team in the NBA winning 7 of their last 8 games. The Knicks have shown that with a valiant effort on […]readmore

City Politics

Assemblyman William Boyland, Jr. to Run for Re-Election

“I am completing my fifth term and will be running for reelection,” Assemblyman Boyland told Our Time Press. Recent legal troubles and subsequent calls for him to resign have not deterred the Assemblyman representing Brooklyn’s 55th District. Boyland did not make the decision lightly. Politics is the family business. Boyland, Jr. and various family members […]readmore