Day: October 14, 2016


Coaches’ Corner: H.S. Girls Varsity Soccer

  H.S. Girls Varsity Soccer Brooklyn Tech vs. James Madison, 10/9/2016 Tech 3, Madison 0 Photos & Interview: Nathaniel Adams Brooklyn Tech Coach Peter Schmidt-Nowara: “The game went really well. In our last game we had just played this team last week, and the game was far more intense. We made it to the last […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On By Victoria Horsford

By Victoria Horsford  KENNETH THOMPSON Kenneth Thompson, Brooklyn District Attorney, 50, died a few days after announcing a leave of absence, owing to a battle with cancer. Arguably one of the best and brightest District Attorney’s in the United States, his transition is a major loss for the people of Brooklyn and anyone interested in […]readmore

View From Here

The View From Here

By David Mark Greaves On the Passing of District Attorney Kenneth Thompson Because of the life Ken Thompson lived, people are now free who were once in prison, minor offenders had their lives transformed and Brooklyn was blessed with a District Attorney who tempered justice with wisdom and set the gold standard for public service […]readmore

City Politics

Correcting “Corrections”

NYC Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte in Deep-Dive conversation about a System he helped to improve Part II of II-Part Interview.    OTP Editor David Greaves: Rikers. Looking back at some reports over the last year or so, looks like you guys have some challenges. Commissioner Ponte:        That we do. OTP:                                               Could you give an overview of your 14-point […]readmore

Community News

Justice Loses a Giant in Brooklyn

Reactions to the Passing of Kenneth P. Thompson Kings County District Attorney Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams: “Brooklyn has lost a true champion of justice. Our borough stands united in mourning the terribly untimely passing of Ken Thompson, a man who set a gold standard for public service that has had an lasting impact across our country. From […]readmore