Day: December 18, 2020

City Politics

Our Time Press Q & A with Brooklyn Borough President

Eric Adams, President of the Borough of Brooklyn, served as an officer in the New York City Transit Police and then the New York City Police Department, for 22 years retiring at the rank of Captain. In 1994, he was defeated in the Democratic primary for a New York Congressional seat. From 2006 to 2013, […]readmore

City Politics

In Defense of Old School Politics & Frank Seddio

By Stephen Witt As far as flawed heroes go you can’t get any better than former Democratic Party Chair Frank Seddio in his battle against the many-headed serpent of current progressive politics.Seddio’s latest scrape is with Park Slope Democratic District Leader and City Council Candidate Doug Schneider. For full transparency, Schneider’s wife, Joni Kletter, formerly […]readmore

Community News

Legendary Educator Dr. Adelaide Sanford Honored On Her 95th Birthday

By Brenda L. Watts-LarkinsOn Sunday, December 13, 2020 family members, close friends, civic leaders and members of the at large communities, joined a virtual celebration the 95th birthday of our “beloved” Regent Adelaide Sanford. The tribute was organized by Rev. Shelia Evans-Tranumn who served as mistress of ceremonies.   An impressive list of dignitaries and well-wishers included […]readmore

National News

On America’s African Policy and Biden Pick for Top UN

US Envoy-Designate to the UN Turns the Long-Awaited Spotlight on Africa December 7, 2020by Barbara Crossette, PassBlue When President-elect Joe Biden nominated Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be the next ambassador to the United Nations, he was signaling that American diplomacy would face big changes. If she is confirmed by the Senate in the new year, the […]readmore


Harriet Tubman Returns To Peekskill

By Elizabeth Rankin-Fulcher“Joy cometh in the morning” and indeed it did when the “The Journey to Freedom” Harriet Tubman statue arrived in Peekskill, New York on December 14, 2020.This larger-than-life statue can be enjoyed outdoors on Central Avenue and North Division Street in downtown Peekskill through Black History Month, February 2021. All events will be […]readmore


Lola Waterman Esq. on Elder Abuse

One out of ten adults over the age of 65 have experienced some form of elder abuse, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. By year 2060, the U.S. Census Bureau projects that 95 million Americans will be aged 65 or older. In a study conducted by the New York State Office of Children […]readmore

National News

Galen C. Gordon Named ABC Senior VP Talent Strategy and

Galen C. Gordon has been named senior vice president of talent strategy and development at ABC News. Gordon started his position last month, reporting directly to ABC News president, James Goldston. Galen will lead the ABC News talent team in identifying “emerging talent and development opportunities for our on-air and editorial team and the next […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On

WINTER IN AMERICA 2020December 14 was a twofold joyful day for America. It was the day 1) when the Pfizer COVID19 vaccine rolled out across the US and Americans were inoculated. 2) It was the day when the US electors from 50 states confirmed the election day victories for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect […]readmore