Timelines — 10/4

BOCES Overcharging New York State Tax Payers According to an investigation by the Journal News and LoHud.com regional BOCES programs have overcharged New York school districts to the tune $473 million between 2007 and 2011. A recent report by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli uncovered that the Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) regularly […]

Timelines — 9/27

NYPD Now Video Taping All Interrogation of Suspects Last week New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly announced that suspects in all murder, sex crime, and felony assault cases will be recorded during their interrogations with police. Kelly said recording what police officers and suspects say is practical, helpful, and safeguards civil rights. The recordings will […]

Islamic Hordes Kill American Ambassador and Three Other Diplomats on 9/11 Anniversary

Islamic Hordes Kill American Ambassador and Three Other Diplomats on 9/11 Anniversary

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF (UPDATE– Since this story was originally reported, the country has learned that the version of events handed to the media and the country by the Obama administration was not true. “Hordes” did not kill the ambassador, instead armed insurgents did.)   Islamist madmen have yet again overreacted to the free speech of […]

Michael Clarke Duncan, 54, Remembered as Actor and Bodyguard

BY VINCENT ABBATECOLA Michael Clarke Duncan, 54, passed away on September 3, 2012 after having complications due to a heart attack he suffered on July 13. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 10, 1957.  He lived in a single-parent household with his sister, Judy, and mother, Jean.  He attended Alcorn State University, where […]

Despite Laws, International Efforts, and Protester Suicides, Slavery Persists in African State of Mauritania

BY MICHAEL RICONDA Though human trafficking has received significant attention over the past few years, a different form of slavery has gone largely unnoticed in the African country of Mauritania. The country, which is located on Africa’s West Coast, has a long-standing and disturbingly prevalent tradition of slavery. Cultural practices in the nation sustain a […]

NYS Senator Huntley Arrested

Another state Democrat bites the dust BY SARA GILBERT New York State Senator Shirley Huntley of Queens was arrested and indicted on Monday, August 27 on charges of conspiracy, tampering with evidence and falsifying business records. Huntley, 74, pled not guilty in court and plans to fight the charges. Huntley, who represents Jamaica, Laurelton and […]

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