Who is Sheldon Silver? 5 Things You Need To Know

Who is Sheldon Silver? 5 Things You Need To Know

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a power player in New York City politics for decades, was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison Tuesday after being convicted for fraud, extortion and money laundering in November.

A Celebration of Greek Pride

A Celebration of Greek Pride

By Mary Kekatos and Ang Li Every year, hundreds of churches, schools and organizations gather on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue for the Greek Independence Day Parade–the largest Greek event in the United States. The celebration commemorates March 25, 1821 when the Greek people claimed their independence after 400 years of rule under the Turkish Ottoman Empire. […]