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Participatory Budget Voting begins for some Council Districts, but not all.  Why?

Participatory Budget Voting begins for some Council Districts, but not all. Why?

🕔17:50, 16.Apr 2015

The NYC Council website explains that “Participatory Budgeting is a democratic process in which residents decide how to spend a portion of the city’s budget. It gives real power to New Yorkers who have never before been involved in the political

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Lynda Ireland, Former President & CEO of NY/NJ  Minority Supplier Development Council, Has Died

🕔20:37, 9.Apr 2015

Speakers at April 2 Funeral Included Rev. Hilton O. Smith, Senior VP at Turner Construction and Harriet R. Michel, Former  CEO, NMSDC        New York, NY (April 6, 2015) — Lynda Ireland, the former president and CEO of the New

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Tensions Persist Regarding Plan for New Development in Van Dyke Houses Area

Tensions Persist Regarding Plan for New Development in Van Dyke Houses Area

🕔23:43, 2.Apr 2015

By Mary Alice Miller A moment of truth is coming. In May, Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYCHA Chair Shola Olatoye plan to announce a comprehensive NextGeneration NYCHA plan. The plan includes a pilot program to enhance customer service in

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Do NYCHA Residents Have a Prayer?

Do NYCHA Residents Have a Prayer?

🕔23:33, 2.Apr 2015

By Bernice Elizabeth Green The residents of the Eleanor Roosevelt Houses will not have a Happy Easter this year.  And their Mother’s Day may take a hit, too.    On March 14 at around 7:30pm, one ER resident was in the

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Thinking Outside the Box With… Advertising Industry Leader VALERIE GRAVES

Thinking Outside the Box With… Advertising Industry Leader VALERIE GRAVES

🕔11:58, 19.Mar 2015

Chief Creative Officer Valerie Graves grew from an industrial middle-class childhood where she began to enjoy learning and putting on childhood shows through a teenage parenthood and into the advertising industry where her life experiences, training and certainty about her

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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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Community Demands City Renew Lease for 966 Fulton Street

Community Demands City Renew Lease for 966 Fulton Street

🕔10:57, 19.Mar 2015

Two dozen toddlers and more than 100 seniors, community advocates and elected officials filled the steps of City Hall on Tuesday calling for the city to immediately sign a renewed lease for 966/972 Fulton Street, affectionately known as 966. After

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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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Celeste Douglas-Wheeler, Richard Beavers, and Morgan Munsey are “Brooklyn’s Best”

Celeste Douglas-Wheeler, Richard Beavers, and Morgan Munsey are “Brooklyn’s Best”

🕔22:12, 5.Mar 2015

On Tuesday, February 24, City Councilman Robert E. Cornegy and BRIC TV Producer Fred Brown hosted the 2015 Brooklyn’s Best Honors. Sponsored by the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office, Our Time Press and Urban ID Media, the festive affair took place

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DYCD BEGINS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR NEW YORK CITY’S SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (SYEP)

DYCD BEGINS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR NEW YORK CITY’S SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (SYEP)

🕔14:55, 5.Mar 2015

City residents ages 14-24 have until Friday, April 10 to apply for lottery   NEW YORK – New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) Commissioner Bill Chong today announced that DYCD will accept applications for the 2015

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