Council hopeful calls NYPD a ‘white supremacist institution’, wants budget eliminated
July 16, 2021

Council hopeful calls NYPD a ‘white supremacist institution’, wants budget eliminated

By Julia Marsh A political newcomer who’s likely to take over the Harlem City Council seat long held by Bill Perkins believes the NYPD is a “white supremacist institution” and wants to cut its budget to $0. “Police in this country began as slave patrols. It’s a white supremacist institution at its core,” Kristin Richardson […]

Bursts of color, sprinklers and more: New sensory playground opens in Huguenot
July 15, 2021

Bursts of color, sprinklers and more: New sensory playground opens in Huguenot

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Various officials attended the ribbon-cutting of the brand new E.M.T. Christopher J. Prescott Sensory Playground — designed to provide fun for all children, including those with autism spectrum disorder and sensory processing disorder — in Huguenot Thursday morning. The park, located next to Bernstein Intermediate School (I.S. 7), is named after […]

Another sign Andrew Cuomo cares more about winning headlines than results
July 11, 2021

Another sign Andrew Cuomo cares more about winning headlines than results

By Post Editorial Board Gov. Andrew Cuomo loves nothing more than to win positive headlines by announcing action in the public interest. Too bad he so often fails to follow up by actually getting the job done. City Councilman Joe Borelli (R-SI) utterly nailed the gov on this after Thursday’s torrential rains from Tropical Storm […]

NYTimes sparks July 4 outrage by claiming American flag ‘alienating to some’
July 04, 2021

NYTimes sparks July 4 outrage by claiming American flag ‘alienating to some’

By Bruce Golding The New York Times sparked fireworks with an Independence Day report on the political implications of displaying the American flag — just weeks after being forced to defend an editorial writer who said she was “really disturbed” to see Old Glory flown by supporters of former President Donald Trump. The Times article […]

‘Wholly unacceptable’: Bi-partisan letter calls for more NYPD officers to be assigned to S.I.
July 02, 2021

‘Wholly unacceptable’: Bi-partisan letter calls for more NYPD officers to be assigned to S.I.

By Joseph Ostapiuk | jostapiuk@siadvance.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Staten Island elected officials are calling on the city to vow 85 NYPD officers be assigned to the borough from the department’s next graduating class after not a single recently-graduated recruit was set aside for the Island. A bi-partisan group of elected officials penned a letter […]

Budget deal adds $115M in spending by agency formerly known as ‘ThriveNYC’
June 30, 2021

Budget deal adds $115M in spending by agency formerly known as ‘ThriveNYC’

By Julia Marsh and Bruce Golding The city budget deal struck Wednesday includes $115 million in added spending by the new city agency that grew out of first lady Chirlane McCray’s controversial, $1.25 billion mental-health initiative. The boost gives the Office of Community Mental Health — which Mayor Bill de Blasio created last month to […]

June 19, 2021

Op-Ed: Squandering Washington’s help

As the governor’s coronavirus restrictions are lifted, New Yorkers are right to celebrate the resurgence of their social lives and the reclamation of our city as the cultural hub of America. But before the champagne goes flat, City Hall must take a sober look at how we spend our $6 billion in flexible federal aid […]

Lawmakers say lower speed limit on Hylan Boulevard does not prioritize pedestrian safety
June 03, 2021

Lawmakers say lower speed limit on Hylan Boulevard does not prioritize pedestrian safety

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — “Blanket policy,” “one-size-fits-all,” and “square peg to a round hole” are some of the ways some Staten Island lawmakers have described the Mayor’s decision to lower the speed limit on Hylan Boulevard. In May, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that speed limits would be lowered on major streets with the highest […]

Nearly 20 years and more than $20 million later, Fairview Park finally opens on South Shore
June 02, 2021

Nearly 20 years and more than $20 million later, Fairview Park finally opens on South Shore

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. –– For nearly 20 years Fairview Park was a mere idea, something promised and never delivered –– until now. City parks and elected officials gathered with community members Wednesday at the sprawling 23.5 acre recreational complex in Charleston to celebrate what Borough President James Oddo described as “one of the greatest Parks […]

May 20, 2021

Tucker reacts to latest Cuomo scandal

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