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Educator Yetta Kurland has an important message about music in our schools!


Though the growing opinion seems to be that economic recovery is afoot, not everyone thinks so.  The Growth Stock Wire writer Jeff Clark seems to disagree.

The United Federation of Teachers, which represents more than 200,000 men and women in New York, announced their endorsement of Cy Vance for Manhattan District Attorney, with a boisterous rally on the steps of City Hall.


Since Obama took office, have any new incentives been put in place for homeowners looking to increase energy efficiency and reduce the overall environmental footprints of their homes?  

Mahattan DA candidate, Richard Aborn, announced the support of The Metropolitan Council on Housing. 

Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, who represents New York’s 12th Congressional District, today announced her support for Cy Vance, Democratic candidate for Manhattan District Attorney.

The costs to install renewable energy systems vary greatly by location, warn researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which is supported by the Department of Energy (DOE). And kilowatt hour (kWh) costs vary by utility, as do state and local financial incentives. One piece of good news...

Democrat Margaret Chin, candidate for the New York City Council in the 1st district, wants to know what Councilman Alan Gerson’s position on the Grand Street bike lane is.

"Monday's candidates forum highlighted the stark differences between the candidates as Democrat Margaret Chin emerged as the clear frontrunner. Demonstrating a firm grasp of policy issues facing New Yorkers, Margaret Chin vowed to bring her experience as a mother, teacher, and community activist to tackle the difficult issues of education, affordable housing, health care, and labor benefits."

The Mason Tenders District Council of Greater New York, a progressive labor organization composed of more than 15,000 members in six local unions, today endorsed Cy Vance for Manhattan District Attorney. Political Director Michael McGuire pointed to Vance’s Labor Initiative and his Plan to Protect Workers as proof positive that he is the right choice for working New Yorkers. This is the latest in a series of important endorsements for Vance, who has built a strong coalition of support across Manhattan.