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Tentative State Budget Contains $700 Million for Possible Hospital in Brownsville/ East New York

Tentative State Budget Contains $700 Million for Possible Hospital in Brownsville/ East New York

🕔11:16, 19.Mar 2015

By Mary Alice Miller From the moment Governor Cuomo’s Administration signaled a budget allocation of up to $700 million for a new hospital for the Brownsville/East New York area, newly elected Assemblywoman Latrice Walker was on it. The first fight

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Remarks by the President at the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Marches Edmund Pettus Bridge

Remarks by the President at the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Marches Edmund Pettus Bridge

🕔21:39, 11.Mar 2015

2:17 P.M. CST AUDIENCE MEMBER:  We love you, President Obama! THE PRESIDENT:  Well, you know I love you back.  (Applause.)  It is a rare honor in this life to follow one of your heroes.  And John Lewis is one of

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FOLLOWING REPORTS OF FRAUD IN FEMA EVALUATIONS OF SUPERSTORM SANDY DAMAGE, BP ADAMS AND COUNCIL MEMBER TREYGER URGE ALL DENIED BROOKLYNITES TO RESUBMIT FLOOD INSURANCE CLAIMS

FOLLOWING REPORTS OF FRAUD IN FEMA EVALUATIONS OF SUPERSTORM SANDY DAMAGE, BP ADAMS AND COUNCIL MEMBER TREYGER URGE ALL DENIED BROOKLYNITES TO RESUBMIT FLOOD INSURANCE CLAIMS

🕔14:41, 5.Mar 2015

  BROOKLYN, NY, March 2, 2015: Yesterday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Council Member Mark Treyger, chair of the Committee on Recovery and Resiliency, urged all Brooklynites who suffered property damage during Superstorm Sandy and have been denied or

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CONSUMMATE BROOKLYN DEVELOPER PASSES

CONSUMMATE BROOKLYN DEVELOPER PASSES

🕔18:32, 27.Feb 2015

Thomas B. Keller – Sensitive, Selfless, Superman  Thomas Keller was relatively small in physical stature, but he was a gigantic man.  A trailblazing developer who was busy building lives as much as he was busy constructing buildings.  He was a

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Bed-Stuy Homeowners Face Increasing Costs Due To Bribery Scam

Bed-Stuy Homeowners Face Increasing Costs Due To Bribery Scam

🕔19:06, 19.Feb 2015

By Stephen Witt Bed-Stuy homeowner Eric Nathaniel just received a letter from State Farm, and it wasn’t pretty. It said his deductible for homeowner insurance has shot from $1,000 to $2,500. “For making a claim that was never my fault!,”

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Bed-Stuy Rocked with Building Inspectors “On The Take” As Gentrification Grows

Bed-Stuy Rocked with Building Inspectors “On The Take” As Gentrification Grows

🕔21:26, 12.Feb 2015

By Stephen Witt To Bedford-Stuyvesant homeowner Eric Nathaniel, this week’s massive bust of 50 people including city Department of Buildings (DOB) and Department of Housing Preservation and Development (“HPD”) employees, property managers and owners, expeditors, contractors and one engineer was

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Linden Plaza Residents in Sustained Fight to Keep Their Homes

Linden Plaza Residents in Sustained Fight to Keep Their Homes

🕔21:01, 5.Feb 2015

By Mary Alice Miller Longtime residents of Linden Plaza in East New York are being priced out of their homes by a process that was supposed to maintain affordability. Rents in the 45-year-old Mitchell Lama development have increased 130% in

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Eubie Blake Auditorium in Von King Park Gets a Makeover

Eubie Blake Auditorium in Von King Park Gets a Makeover

🕔20:20, 5.Feb 2015

By Stephen Witt The Eubie Blake Auditorium, one of the crown jewels of the Herbert Von King Park Cultural Center, is getting a multimillion-dollar makeover, the Parks Department confirmed this week. The renovation of the auditorium is just part of

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View From Here:  Is Heastie Best for Speaker?

View From Here: Is Heastie Best for Speaker?

🕔20:11, 5.Feb 2015

by David Mark Greaves We’d like to get on the bandwagon celebrating Assemblyman Carl Heastie as the first African-American Speaker of that legislative body, but he does not seem to be what a legislature that has been called one of

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For African Americans, New Crowdsourcing Initiative Offers Digital Opportunity to Tell Stories Accurately, Reveal Stories Untold

For African Americans, New Crowdsourcing Initiative Offers Digital Opportunity to Tell Stories Accurately, Reveal Stories Untold

🕔21:07, 3.Feb 2015

One of the most powerful, accessible, and widely used digital based informational systems is Wikipedia. Since its birth in 2001, Wikipedia, according to its own website, “has grown rapidly into one of the largest reference websites, attracting over 470 million

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