Op Ed

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
Police Officer Jon-Erik Negron. (Credit: Ray Negron)

Beautiful Boy

By Ray Negron In the song beautiful boy, John Lennon say “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” Ain’t it the truth? At midnight Friday, I was talking to my oldest son Jon-Erik talking about plans for […]

by · January 24, 2018 · Op Ed
OPINION: ‘SAFE Act’ Deadline Causing Concerns Across State

OPINION: ‘SAFE Act’ Deadline Causing Concerns Across State

SAFE ACT DEADLINE CAUSING CONCERNS ACROSS NY By Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua) When the SAFE Act was passed in 2013, few expected its implementation to go smoothly. The secretive and offensive process by which the bill was […]

by · January 22, 2018 · News, Op Ed, Opinion
Op-Ed: More Space for Charter Schools Would Have Huge Impact for Students

Op-Ed: More Space for Charter Schools Would Have Huge Impact for Students

More Space for Charter Schools Would Have Huge Impact for Students By Griceliz Badillo Watching my fifth grader go back to school this year made me think about just how much she’s grown since starting kindergarten five years ago. The […]

by · November 26, 2017 · Op Ed
Op-Ed: Domestic Violence Is Everybody’s Business

Op-Ed: Domestic Violence Is Everybody’s Business

by · November 4, 2017 · Domestic Violence, Op Ed, Women
Success Academy founder and CEO Eva Moskowitz.

OPINION: More Space for Charter Schools Would Have Huge Impact for Students

More Space for Charter Schools Would Have Huge Impact for Students By Griceliz Badillo Watching my fifth grader go back to school this year made me think about just how much she’s grown since starting kindergarten five years ago. The […]

by · October 12, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed, Opinion
Vernuccio’s View: Afghanistan Policy Had to Change

Vernuccio’s View: Afghanistan Policy Had to Change

Most of the media has missed the actual key points of the President’s Afghanistan policy change. The impact of Mr. Trump’s significant changes to the manner in which the United States conducts that armed conflict will extend beyond the battle […]

by · October 4, 2017 · Op Ed, Opinion, Vernuccio's View

Vernuccio’s View: 21st Century Slavery

Modern slavery exists, it is widespread, and it is a worldwide, lucrative practice. A National Geographic study found “There are more slaves today than were seized from Africa in four centuries of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. The modern commerce in humans rivals […]

by · September 27, 2017 · Op Ed, Vernuccio's View
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Simple: Sports And Politics Don’t Mix

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Sports and politics are not a mix and by now it is obvious with the National Anthem, the National Football League and President Donald Trump. Instead of playing Monday morning quarterback and analyzing Week 3 […]

by · September 25, 2017 · Op Ed, Sports
Op-Ed: Crisis Intervention Teams: A new model for dealing with the emotionally disturbed

Op-Ed: Crisis Intervention Teams: A new model for dealing with the emotionally disturbed

by · September 19, 2017 · Op Ed
Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb

OPINION: SKILLED WORKERS CREATE MORE JOBS

SKILLED WORKERS CREATE MORE JOBS Legislative Column by Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua) The ingenuity and perseverance of the American workforce has been changing the world since the Industrial Revolution, and on the first Monday of every September, […]

by · September 10, 2017 · News, Op Ed
North Korea nuclear missile test

Blunt Talk About North Korea’s Hydrogen Bomb Threat

North Korea’s detonation of a hydrogen bomb, and President Kim Jong-un’s claim that that the hermit kingdom can mount such a device atop an ICBM, has resulted in a deeply worried reaction among American civilian and military. Much of the […]

by · September 6, 2017 · Op Ed, Vernuccio's View
Justin Trudeau Proves That Terrorism Pays

Justin Trudeau Proves That Terrorism Pays

Justin Trudeau Proves That Terrorism Pays By Dennis Conforto Justin Trudeau the Prime Minster of Canada alone authorized a payment of $8.5 million dollar to a confessed Canadian terrorist and killer Omar Khadr. At the age of 16 Omar threw […]

by · August 3, 2017 · Op Ed
Who You Calling Bougie?

Who You Calling Bougie?

Who You Calling Bougie? | Larry Benjamin Recently, a friend of mine—full disclosure: he’s my ex from way back when—said I was “bougie.” In case you’ve never heard the term, Urban Dictionary defines bougie, a hacked truncation of the word Bourgeoisie, […]

Op-Ed: The Key to Garifuna Unity? Garifuna Identity

Op-Ed: The Key to Garifuna Unity? Garifuna Identity

The Key to Garifuna Unity? Garifuna Identity  By José Francisco Ávila Haga Clic Para Leer En Español  In response to my latest article, one of the readers sent me a message stating, “This was an timely reminder of this prestigious event. […]