Opinion

Vernuccio’s View: National Security Should Not Be A Bargaining Chip

Vernuccio’s View: National Security Should Not Be A Bargaining Chip

The funding reduction of America’s military during the prior Administration could not have come at a worse time.

by · April 22, 2018 · Opinion, Vernuccio's View
CELEBRATING MY 75 YEARS OF AGE

CELEBRATING MY 75 YEARS OF AGE

WYSK: CELEBRATING MY 75 YEARS OF AGE by Councilman Rev. Rubén Díaz You should know that this Saturday April 21, beginning at 7:00 p.m., in the Christian Community Neighborhood Church located at 1437 Longfellow Avenue in the Bronx, I will […]

by · April 21, 2018 · Opinion, What You Should Know
Last Friday night, US warships launched airstrikes against Syrian research, storage and military targets.

Vernuccio’s View: Learning the Wrong Lessons From Mideast Military Successes

The United States has completed another Mideast military endeavor with little or no loss of life or damage to equipment. It is important that this does not lead to a false sense of confidence. The true test of American military […]

Last Friday night, US warships launched airstrikes against Syrian research, storage and military targets.

Opinion: Syrian Crisis A Worldwide Danger

By Frank V. Vernuccio [On Friday night, US and European allies launched airstrikes against Syrian research, storage and military targets as President Trump sought to punish President Bashar al-Assad for a suspected chemical attack near Damascus last weekend that killed more than 40 people. The dangers in […]

APRIL IS NATIONAL DONATE LIFE MONTH

APRIL IS NATIONAL DONATE LIFE MONTH

Organ donation saves lives. Sadly, there are thousands of individuals on waiting lists who may not be able to receive the kidney, heart or liver they so desperately need. This month, join me in raising awareness of an important and […]

by · April 15, 2018 · Opinion
Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb

Opinion: Protecting Children At School Is Paramount

By  Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua) The horrific tragedies witnessed in Parkland, Florida and Newtown, Connecticut were both devastating and eye-opening. The senseless, indiscriminate murder of school children is nearly impossible to understand and its impact is overwhelming. […]

by · March 4, 2018 · News, Opinion
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signs a bill establishing the Office of Nightlife at the House of Yes in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Right, Marky Ramone.

Opinion: New York City’s Office of Nightlife and the Night Mayor

New York City’s Office of Nightlife and the Night Mayor By José Francisco Ávila On March 8, 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin announced the results of the first-ever economic impact study of New […]

by · February 25, 2018 · Entertainment, Music, Op Ed, Opinion
Vernuccio’s View: Potential China-The Vatican Deal Criticized

Vernuccio’s View: Potential China-The Vatican Deal Criticized

It appears that Pope Francis is close to coming to an agreement with Beijing over the appointment of bishops in China. The Communist government recognizes only bishops within its borders who are designated by the government, but underground churches in […]

by · February 21, 2018 · Opinion, Vernuccio's View

Opinion: Teaching Black History in Our Schools

In the Gotham Gazette on Monday, State Sen. Jesse Hamilton III (D-Brooklyn) wrote an op-ed explaining why he is sponsoring legislation to mandate the teaching if Black History in NYC schools. We excerpt his opinion piece below: The Southern Poverty […]

by · February 20, 2018 · News, Opinion, Race and Culture
Vernuccio’s View: Should National Security be a Bargaining Chip?

Vernuccio’s View: Should National Security be a Bargaining Chip?

US national security and the provision of an adequate defense budget for America’s diminished armed forces (since 1991, the naval forces dropped from 546 ships to 285; the Army fell from 76 brigades to 45; and the Air Force lost […]

by · February 14, 2018 · Military, Opinion, Vernuccio's View
WYSK: IT IS NOT FAIR FOR PUERTO RICO AND IT IS NOT FAIR FOR DOÑA JUANA AND DON PEPE HERE IN NEW YORK

WYSK: IT IS NOT FAIR FOR PUERTO RICO AND IT IS NOT FAIR FOR DOÑA JUANA AND DON PEPE HERE IN NEW YORK

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: IT IS NOT FAIR FOR PUERTO RICO AND IT IS NOT FAIR FOR DOÑA JUANA AND DON PEPE HERE IN NEW YORK By Councilman Rubén Díaz Sr. You should know that the majority of Democrats in […]

Cuomo’s Illegal ‘I Love NY’ Signs Flout Federal Law

Cuomo’s Illegal ‘I Love NY’ Signs Flout Federal Law

ILLEGAL SIGNS DEFY LOGIC, DEFY LAWS, DEFY TAXPAYERS By Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) The governor’s illegal, unnecessary, and now-infamous highway road signs are no longer merely a point of controversy. They are now costing New York millions […]

by · February 11, 2018 · News, Op Ed, Opinion
Vernuccio’s View: Civil Defense Neglected

Vernuccio’s View: Civil Defense Neglected

The utter confusion and ill-preparedness that was evident in the aftermath of Hawaii’s mistaken alert about an incoming North Korean missile highlighted the irresponsible and dangerous abandonment of civil defense preparedness throughout the nation. Americans who grew up during the […]

Credit: South Bronx Classical Charter School

OPINION: Charter School Day of Action

By Petra Milteer Last Tuesday, I traveled to Albany with dozens of my fellow public charter school parents. After hearing motivational words from elected officials including the Bronx’s own Assembly Member Victor Pichardo, we took to the halls of the […]

by · February 4, 2018 · Education News, Op Ed, Opinion
Donald Trump: Presidential Address To Congress (State of The Union ...YouTube

Press Clips: State of the Union and other musings

Press Clips By Robert Press State of the Union Address If you are a Republican or a Bernie Sanders Democrat who voted for Donald Trump, you loved it. If you are a Democrat or number in the majority of people […]

by · February 1, 2018 · Bronx Politics, Opinion, Press Clips