Gov Paterson commutes sentence of John White

Full story at Newsday: here. There is a news conference planned for this afternoon. John White, convicted of fatally shooting a Selden teenager outside his home in Miller Place in 2006* in what became a racially charged case, was released from prison Thursday morning after Gov. David A. Paterson commuted his sentence. Paterson did not […]

When Will We Hear Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s Call to End Poverty? 1/18/09 photos

KW: Ian and I attended an interfaith, multi-cultural prayer service tonight at St. Matthew’s Church in Dix Hills. We went for a variety of reasons: it was about affordable housing and addressing poverty; it was in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.; Fred Brewington – civil rights attorney and preacher – was giving the homily; […]