June 9, 2023

Far Rockaway Carib Carnival

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Caribbean Day Carnival returns to Far Rockaway From Times Ledger Photos by Bruce Adler & Michael Shain The Caribbean Carnival in the Rockaways started with a parade that ended with a concert and festival in Bayswaters Park a half-mile away. State Sen. James Sanders is well on his way to creating a new tradition in […]

Queens Tribune celebrates Caribbean Heritage Month

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BY TRONE DOWD Editor From Queens Tribune The Queens Tribune honored seven Caribbean Americans for their community work during the paper’s inaugural Caribbean Heritage Month celebration on June 2 at Douglaston Manor. “We are a great city of diversity,” Queens Tribune publisher Mike Nussbaum told attendees. “We’re proud of that. We take pride in our […]

WSJ: Wealthy Connecticut’s pension problem is a ‘ticking time bomb’

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By FJ McGuire From Newsmax Connecticut has roughly half of what it needs to pay future retirement benefits for its workers, with one lawmaker calling the situation a “ticking time bomb,” The Wall Street Journal reports. Ironically, that means the Constitution State, which is home to hedge funds and some of the country’s wealthiest towns, […]