Day: February 11, 2012

City Politics

Kings County Politics (KCP)

Paging Annette Robinson Kings County Democratic boss Vito Lopez this week dispelled rumors floating around for several weeks that Assemblywoman Annette Robinson is retiring at the end of this term. “I saw her and asked her about it, and she said, ‘Vito, I’m not leaving and I’m running,” said Lopez, the longtime Assemblyman representing neighboring […]readmore

Other News

At Wit's End: Keep Kelly but NYPD needs more accountability

There’s an old saying to “not change horses or police commissioners midstream”. So perhaps NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly should finish out with the Bloomberg Administration and become more accountable to the people he serves. The NYPD has been on a horrible streak with community relations and it’s resulted in a growing mistrust of cops. Stop-and-frisk […]readmore

City Politics

Beverly Johnson is New Executive Director of The Magnolia Tree

The Board of Directors of the Magnolia Tree Earth Center of Bedford Stuyvesant, Inc. (MTEC) — recognized as a pioneer for more than 40 years in creating green programs for residents of Brooklyn and beyond, has namedMs. Beverly Johnson, a former dean at Polytechnic Institute of NYU, as Magnolia Tree’s new Executive Director. “The Board […]readmore