Op-Ed: President Obama And The Baltimore Riots

By Michael McQuillan The Baltimore riots are heart-rending and wrong.  But it is also wrong to misconstrue First Amendment protest rights as for mere venting.  Its purpose, as the Bill of Rights makes clear, is to “petition the government for a redress of grievance.” 

Lynda Ireland, Former President & CEO, NY & NJ MSDC, Has Died

Lynda Ireland, the former president and CEO of the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council (The Council) and considered one of the nation’s leading advocates  in M/WBE business development, died at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital of New Brunswick, NJ at age 67 on March 27 following a long illness.

Gov Cuomo Opens Winter Center

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo will activate the State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. to monitor a potent winter storm that is forecasted to impact New York State Thursday and Friday.