Opinion

OPINION: Let Tesla Grow in New York

OPINION: Let Tesla Grow in New York

By George Castro I was born in Washington Heights and went to Bronx Community College to study automotive technology and engineering. I now live with my 6 Year old son and family in the Kingsbridge Heights area of the Bronx. […]

by · June 17, 2018 · News, Op Ed, Opinion, Technology
Gjonaj: Investigate NYCHA Officials for Perjury

Gjonaj: Investigate NYCHA Officials for Perjury

CM Gjonaj calls on City Council to start a perjury investigation to uncover any and all misleading and false testimony provided by NYCHA leadership in previous testimony before the Council.

by · June 14, 2018 · Government, News, Op Ed, Opinion
China’s Hollywood Takeover

China’s Hollywood Takeover

The summer movie blockbuster season is here. One thing that can be unfortunately counted on: you will not see a lot of films with patriotic views on American history being offered.  There’s a reason for that. China’s financial influence over […]

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 […]

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
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