Shaquille O’Neal Becomes Papa John’s First African-American Board Member

March 22, 2019

Shaquille O’Neal is the new face of the failing Papa John’s franchise. The NBA star was recruited as their official ambassador and is now their first and only African American board member. Shaq released a statement saying,  “I have truly enjoyed the high-quality Papa John’s product for years and am excited to be able to help […]

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Possible Increase In NYS Funding for Pre-K & Child Care

March 22, 2019

The New York State Senate and State Assembly are both calling for a $20 million increase in funding for childcare subsidies. These plans will increase reimbursement rates for preschool special education. Additionally, the New York State Assembly submitted an executive proposal to add $26 million to pre-K funding. This particular increase would also allow for […]

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“Breathalyzer for Texting” Could Help Reduce Distracted Driving

March 19, 2019

New York is considering legalizing the use of a device that would allow police to test for cellphone use at the scene of a car crash, or to be used if distracted driving is suspected. The device is called the ‘Textalyzer’, named after the breathalyzer for its similar investigative purpose. Police would plug the device […]

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Jussie Smollett Released from Empire

February 22, 2019

He done did it now, ya’ll. It’s been confirmed, just a day after turning himself in to Chicago police Jussie Smollett has been officially released from the remainder of the fifth season of Empire, according to executive producers. The show’s official Twitter page issued the following statement: “The events of the past few weeks have […]

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Chicago Blues

February 21, 2019

I’m so discouraged ya’ll. Jussie Smollett was arrested this morning after new evidence proves he staged his own assault. ARE YOU SERIOUS!?!?!? According to Chicago police, the January 29th attack on the Empire star was in fact a planned publicity stunt by the actor himself. Smollett was apparently dissatisfied with his current salary and allegedly […]

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China’s Social Credit System Is Like An Episode Of Black Mirror

February 13, 2019

What if you woke up today to an alert on your phone that you could no longer go to your favorite restaurant, book a hotel room, travel, or even worse you no longer have a job? What would you do better yet what could you do? Not only were you let go from your job […]

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Governor Cuomo Bans Tractor Trailers And Buses On Thruway Starting 8pm Tuesday

January 29, 2019

Governor Cuomo’s office announced that due to the frigid temperatures and snow expected in our area all buses and tractor trailers are banned from traveling on the Thruway. The ban went into effect Tuesday at 8pm and will last the duration of this hazardous weather which will include blowing snow and temperatures will be below […]

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Empire Star Jussie Smollett Brutally Attacked In Possible Hate Crime

January 29, 2019

Actor Jussie Smollett who plays Jamal Lyon on the TV series Empire was brutally attacked early Tuesday morning at a Subway restaurant in Chicago. The two men who attack Jussie were wearing ski masks but according to TMZ they were caucasian. They yelled out racial slurs and “Aren’t you that fa**ot Empire ni**er* then attacked […]

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Apple FaceTime Glitch Allows People To Hear You When You Don’t Answer

January 29, 2019

I don’t know about you but I’m still sticking with iPhone, Android users relax! Don’t get all excited and out of pocket because of one little bug we are not switching. If you don’t know, apparently there is a bug with FaceTime that lets the person who FaceTimes you hear and possibly see you when […]

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What’s Free: Jay Z And Meek Mill Launch Criminal Justice Reform Organization

January 24, 2019

This is huge! Jay Z and Meek Mill pledged a combined $50 million along with Michael Rubin (owner of the 76ers), Robert Kraft (owner of New England Patriots) , Van Jones from CNN, and other wealthy business owners to launch the Reform Alliance. 

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