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City Politics

Interview with NYC Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte

Exclusive to Our Time Press Interview with Joseph Ponte, Commissioner New York City Corrections Part One of Two New York City Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte is a small town guy in the big city, who is changing the culture at the problem-plagued Rikers Island complex that’s been the topic of reports of mismanagement of both prisoners and […]readmore

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Former Assemblywoman Diane Gordon Admits Mistake

Diane Gordon, former Assemblywoman for the 40th District has returned home from a  serving more than a year on bribery charges. “I feel good being home. I missed my family, my friends, my community,” said Gordon. “I absolutely feel wonderful being home.” Gordon admits to making a mistake. “Being an elected official, the only thing […]readmore