Tag: David A. Paterson

Paterson Scandal Scars a Piece of Harlem History

Paterson Scandal Scars a Piece of Harlem History

David A. Paterson was the great hope of Harlem’s Gang of Four. He was the instrument by which an extraordinary political quartet nurtured since professional infancy by the legendary Democratic leader J. Raymond Jones would impart their legacy to a younger generation of New York politicians. That hope died with a thud on Friday. David [...]

March 1, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Governor David Paterson Announces Campaign for 2010 Election

Governor David Paterson Announces Campaign for 2010 Election

Governor David A. Paterson will formally announce his campaign for Governor with a series of events across the State. ****** Saturday, February 20 9:30am: Campaign Kick-Off Event Hofstra University Student Center, Hempstead 3:30pm: Upstate Kick-Off Event Laborers Local 435 20 4th Street, Rochester ***** Sunday, February 21 9:30am: Meet and greet with Supporters Christie’s Restaurant [...]

February 18, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Green Business Solutions Around Harlem and Around NYC

Green Business Solutions Around Harlem and Around NYC

Today, Governor David A. Paterson introduced a package of bills to advance New York’s emerging clean energy economy, create jobs, protect the environment and save the taxpayers millions of dollars. He states, “By investing in clean energy technologies and expanding the State’s energy efficiency programs, we are creating New York’s new economy. These bills will [...]

June 5, 2009 | 0 Comments More
New York’s Almost Senator Caroline Kennedy Speaks

New York’s Almost Senator Caroline Kennedy Speaks

According to an article in Politics Daily, Caroline Kennedy withdrew as a contestant for a New York Senate seat because her children said she was miserable and needed to drop out. The article also suggests that Governor David A. Paterson should share some of the blame for her decision.

May 6, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Unemployment Scam Alert

Unemployment Scam Alert

The New York State Department of Labor has announced that they have been made aware of an ongoing scam targeting unemployed immigrants. Scammers have been charging victims fees to file claims to collect unemployment insurance benefits. The Labor Department does not charge individuals to sign up for benefits either on-line or over the phone, and [...]

April 17, 2009 | 0 Comments More
A Look Back — The Life of Clifton “Chuck” Sutton

A Look Back — The Life of Clifton “Chuck” Sutton

Clifton Rolet Sutton, 58, a journalist, environmental activist, community organizer and co-executive producer of It’s Showtime at the Apollo, died recently. He was the nephew of Percy Sutton. At his funeral, speakers told of the powerful role he played in Harlem politics over the last 30 years of his life, including his work with Governor [...]

April 9, 2009 | 1 Comment More