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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
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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
Grappling with Ocean Plastic Pollution: Past, Present and Future. (Monterey Bay Aquarium)

Vernuccio’s View: Oceans Under Seige

The hyperbolic  claims of some environmental extremists causes many challenges facing the planet to receive less credence than they deserve. One of the most significant of these is the pollution of the oceans. The Oceanic Society reports that “Plastic pollution is one […]

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Vernuccio’s View: America Under Threat: A New Assessment

The Department of Defense has just released its new National Defense Strategy. In essence, it formally announces that the cold war is back in full swing, with a disturbing difference: this time, U.S. enemies extend far beyond just Moscow. To add to […]

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
Opinion: The Re-education of President Trump

Opinion: The Re-education of President Trump

By Uchenna Ekwo It is easy for Trump’s critics to label him as racist, narcissistic, ignorant, bigot, arrogant, misogynist, controversial, and suffering from intellectual disability and so on. Regardless of the opinion of his detractors, what is clear is that […]

by · January 16, 2018 · Immigration Issues, News, Opinion
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Vernuccio’s View: Cutting Aid to Pakistan Long Overdue

President Donald Trump’s decision to cut aid to Pakistan was long overdue. Legitimate questions had been raised in the past concerning U.S. financial assistance to Pakistan. The Islamabad government has continued to turn a blind eye towards terrorist activities within […]

by · January 10, 2018 · Opinion, Vernuccio's View
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New York needs to get its fiscal house in order

Legislative Column from Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua) This week, Gov. Cuomo devoted a great deal of his State of the State address explaining how the newly-passed federal tax reform bill will hurt New York. If you look […]

by · January 7, 2018 · Opinion
Vernuccio’s View: Russia’s Heightened Military Threat

Vernuccio’s View: Russia’s Heightened Military Threat

The Trump Administration is levying sanctions on Russia for violating a nuclear arms pact. It’s a response the Obama Administration failed to make. The White House move is part of its attitude of realism in dealing with international threats. Todd […]

Robert Press, columnist, 100 Percent Bronx

100 Percent Bronx – Looking Ahead to 2018

Surprises to look for in the upcoming election season:

A possible challenge to Rep. Jose Serrano. 

Council Member Rev. Rubén Diaz Sr.

WYSK: CM Diaz Offers Fire Advice to Mayor de Blasio

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: A RECOMMENDATION FOR THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK  By Councilman Rev. Rubén Díaz District 18 Bronx You should know that in the recent fire where twelve people may have unnecessarily lost their lives […]

by · January 1, 2018 · News, Opinion, What You Should Know
A New You For a New Year!

A New You For a New Year!

By Re. Dr. J. Loren Russell Ephesians 4:22 – 27 (KJV) That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts; And be renewed in the spirit of your mind; And […]

by · December 31, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Opinion, Religion
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Vernuccio’s View: 2018’s Key Resolutions

The fresh attitude brought about by a New Year should lead to resolutions effectively addressing the most serious and long-standing problems affecting the nation.   There are several issues that, if effectively dealt with, could dramatically improve the nation. Health care […]

by · December 26, 2017 · Opinion, Vernuccio's View
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WYSK: My New Year’s Prayers

What You Should Know – My New Year’s Prayers By Senator Rev Rubén Díaz What you should and already know is that the year 2018 is almost here. You should know that on December 31st while thousands of people choose […]

by · December 26, 2017 · News, Opinion, What You Should Know
NASA astronaut and Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko returned to Earth Tuesday after a historic 340-day mission aboard the International Space Station.

Vernuccio’s View: America to Return to Moon, Economy to Benefit

The New Year will see a new start for America’s manned space program, and the U.S. economy President Trump has signed a Presidential Memorandum designed to “Reinvigorate America’s Human Space Exploration Program.  The document proclaims “Beginning with missions beyond low-Earth orbit, the […]

by · December 20, 2017 · News, Opinion, Science, Vernuccio's View