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Ed Mulraine is a pastor and author.

OPINION: God, Guns and the Mentally Ill

GOD, GUNS AND THE MENTALLY ILL It is sad to note the number of men, young and old, who are suffering from some form of mental illness. From paranoid schizophrenia to bipolar disorder, men are literally going insane. Their minds […]

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Iran Nuclear Deal, North Korea talks: The Difference

There is a remarkable contrast between the current state of the North Korea negotiations and the recently decertified Iran Nuclear Agreement. In August, President Trump threatened the Pyongyang government with “Fire and fury like the world has never seen” in […]

by · May 23, 2018 · Vernuccio's View
Where The Pols Are, May 21

Where The Pols Are, May 21

CM Vanessa Gibson calls on the de Blasio Administration to build more affordable senior citizen housing on vacant NYCHA land.

THE DAY OF PENTECOST

THE DAY OF PENTECOST

Churches worldwide will be celebrating the coming of The Holy Spirit — on this Day of Pentecost.

by · May 20, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Where The Pols Are, May 18

Where The Pols Are, May 18

Governor Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with no public schedule. 8:30 AM – New York City Public Advocate Letitia James attends the Eagle Academy Foundation Awards Breakfast, Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway, Manhattan. 10:00 AM – “The Brian Lehrer Show” features […]

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Where The Pols Are, May 17

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in New York City with no public schedule. 8:00 AM – New York City Public Advocate Letitia James meets with the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors, Fortis Lux Financial, 277 Park Ave., Manhattan. 9:45 AM – […]

WYSK: WHAT’S ALL THIS FUSS ABOUT TAXI AND LIMOUSINE COMMISSION (TLC) FINES?

WYSK: WHAT’S ALL THIS FUSS ABOUT TAXI AND LIMOUSINE COMMISSION (TLC) FINES?

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz WHAT’S ALL THIS FUSS ABOUT TAXI AND LIMOUSINE COMMISSION (TLC) FINES? You should know that on Monday, February 12th, 2018 I convened my first committee hearing for the newly created “For-Hire […]

by · May 16, 2018 · News, What You Should Know
City Hall. Benjamin Kanter/Mayoral Photo Office.

Where The Pols Are, May 16

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in New York City with no announced public schedule. Public Advocate Letitia James has no publicly scheduled events today. The state Legislature is in session and interviews for potential short-term replacement AGs continue in the morning.10:00 […]

Vernuccio’s View: Beijing’s Massive Military Threat

Vernuccio’s View: Beijing’s Massive Military Threat

While news of a potential nuclear deal with North Korea and the ending of the deeply flawed nuclear deal with Iran dominate the headlines, an even greater danger to international safety remains inadequately discussed. A series of jarring activities by […]

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: May 15, 2018

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: May 15, 2018

My new little pug Nadia  

by · May 15, 2018 · Photos, Special Sections
City Hall. Benjamin Kanter/Mayoral Photo Office.

Where The Pols Are, May 14

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with no public schedule. Mayor Bill de Blasio is traveling to Washington, D.C. to deliver remarks at the Center for American Progress’ 2018 Ideas Conference, and later appears live on SiriusXM POTUS’ The Midday […]

OPINION: Tax Freedom Day, New York-style

OPINION: Tax Freedom Day, New York-style

TAX FREEDOM DAY: NEW YORK GOES FROM BAD TO WORSE Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) Once upon a time, I actually agreed with Andrew Cuomo on the subject of taxes. Back in October 2011, only 10 months into […]

by · May 14, 2018 · News, Opinion
Matters of Faith: HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY! A Special Tribute To Our Phenomenal Women

Matters of Faith: HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY! A Special Tribute To Our Phenomenal Women

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Proverbs 32:27-31 She watches over the ways of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness. Her children rise up and call her blessed; Her husband also, and he praises her: […]

by · May 13, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
President Donald J. Trump and Chancellor Angela Merkel | July 7, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

Vernuccio’s View: Germany Fails To Do Fair Share

Angela Merkel’s visit to the White House came at a time when both trade and defense issues highlighted the relationship between the two nations. Despite a six-year high rate of economic growth  and a surplus of revenue over expenditures, Germany continues to starve […]

by · May 9, 2018 · Vernuccio's View
Matters of Faith: A Sure Call and Election!

Matters of Faith: A Sure Call and Election!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell 2 Peter 1:10-11 (NKJV) “Therefore, brethren, be even more diligent to make your call and election sure, for if you do these things you will never stumble; for so an entrance will be supplied to […]