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Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

Politics

Addabbo becomes ranking member of Senate Education Committee

State Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr. (D-Howard Beach) will now be the ranking Democratic member of the Senate Education Committee. Comment

Friday, Jan. 12, 2018

On the eighth anniversary of the devastating 7.1 magnitude earthquake that destroyed much of Haiti, President Donald Trump went on social media Friday and denied making any incendiary comments the day prior about the country or Haitian immigrants with protected status. Comments (4)

Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018

Letters

Bail relief overdue

In November 2016, Mayor de Blasio announced that the city was planning to create an online bail payment system to make it easier for individuals and family members to post bail. These are individuals who a Court already deemed could be set free while awaiting trial, if they can come up with a few hundred or a few thousand dollars. The administration claimed that the system would be up and running by spring 2017. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018

Jamaica

Waste equity bill dead

Community leaders in Queens and environmentalists were shocked last month when Councilman I. Daneek Miller (D-St. Albans) chose not to support Intro 495-C, therefore killing the waste equity bill he co-sponsored in 2014. The bill could have helped to reduce the garbage stations in low-income neighborhoods in southeast Queens, north Brooklyn and the South Bronx. Comments (9)
Letters

Congratulations on President Trump’s first year

We celebrate President Trump’s first year of extraordinary achievements. This is a joyous Christmas season and a Happy New Year for millions of Americans as we rejoice in the pinnacle of our freedom, prosperity, opportunity and dreams for the future. Comments (1)

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