Day: December 28, 2012

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Andrea Stewart-Cousins Becomes the First African-American Woman to Lead NYS

The NYS Senate Democratic Conference has elected Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D-Westchester) to lead their conference. Stewart-Cousins made history by a vote of 19-6. Senator Stewart-Cousins succeeds Senator John Sampson one week after he announced he would step down from the position. “The leadership that existed – Sen. Sampson — was really very good, really solid. He […]readmore

Parents Notebook

The Parent's Notebook

Parents to the Front of the Antiviolence Movement The Newtown massacre has ignited another round of conversations about gun control, the response by the NRA adding fuel to the aimless fire. While there has been a heightened reaction to the Newtown incident, news of other killings send a signal that something more is sorely needed. […]readmore

Other News Sports

Eddie Castro’s SPORTS: Brooklyn Blues

For Nets fans, Christmas could have gone two ways. Many fans would’ve received an early Christmas gift with a Nets win the downside of that is being a fan and dealing with your team losing at home to the Boston Celtics. A loss to the Celtics is exactly what happened as Paul Pierce abused Brooklyn’s […]readmore