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Unleashing the Power of Mothers

🕔10:27, 17.May 2013

The female was endowed by nature with the ability to bring children into the world. Since this is true, it must follow that we are capable of nurturing them to reach their full potential. Animals protect their young. Why can’t

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Anatomy of Federal Corruption Allegations

Anatomy of Federal Corruption Allegations

🕔10:24, 17.May 2013

The recent spate of federal prosecutions for political corruption may look racial because of the ethnicity of the defendants, but the real risk is an elected official’s circle of associates. Last week convicted former Queens State Senator Shirley Huntley was

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Local bicycle shops embrace city’s rent-a-bike program

Local bicycle shops embrace city’s rent-a-bike program

🕔10:06, 17.May 2013

The bicycle shops of Bedford-Stuyvesant and Fort Greene/Clinton Hill this week gave unanimous thumbs up to the city’s rent-a-bike program that is officially expected to roll out early next month. The public-private partnership plan dubbed Citi Bike because Citibank is

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Inside Bedford-Stuyvesant: Before the Bell …

🕔08:06, 10.May 2013

By 9:00 am, classes have begun in most New York City public schools. That world of students, teachers, administrators, counselors is on its way. Parents are about their work and their day. This past Monday, learning began much sooner for

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Bike Share docks rolled out in Bed-Stuy

Bike Share docks rolled out in Bed-Stuy

🕔07:45, 2.May 2013

CB 3 official says more rent-a-bike docks expected throughout the neighborhood By Stephen Witt Eight bike docks, as part of the city’s new rent-a-bike program, have been installed mainly on the western portion of Bedford-Stuyvesant with several more expected in

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View From Here: Drones and the Boston Bombing

🕔16:36, 26.Apr 2013

The FBI has sent an interrogation unit to question Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old that video shows apparently placing the second of two bombs that killed three people and injured at least 180 at the Boston Marathon.  One of their goals

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District Leader Robert Cornegy, 36th Council District Hopeful

District Leader Robert Cornegy, 36th Council District Hopeful

🕔12:17, 25.Apr 2013

What a difference four years makes. In 2009, Councilman Al Vann was challenged by seven candidates – including Robert Cornegy — after Vann’s council vote to overturn term limits giving Bloomberg and himself an additional four years on the City

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Central Brooklyn residents making inroads on construction jobs

Central Brooklyn residents making inroads on construction jobs

🕔11:42, 19.Apr 2013

For Ed Brown, whose Team Brown Consulting firm has landed several people from NYCHA’s Ingersoll Houses in construction jobs, the City Point project is a textbook example of what the massive 2004 Downtown Brooklyn rezoning plan was supposed to do

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Taking Care of Business has Special Meaning at Trade Brooklyn

Taking Care of Business has Special Meaning at Trade Brooklyn

🕔10:54, 13.Apr 2013

The 1500 business leaders who networked at Trade Brooklyn in Steiner Studios yesterday learned a lot about each other, and even more about what’s happening in Brooklyn – the place to be. The success stories are big and small. By

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Boys and Girls Debate Team Defeats Brooklyn Collegiate, 72 – 68

Boys and Girls Debate Team Defeats Brooklyn Collegiate, 72 – 68

🕔10:24, 13.Apr 2013

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 Boys and Girls High School and Brooklyn Collegiate High School debated on the topic of “Health Care—A Right or A Privilege”. Bernard Gassaway, Principal of Boys and Girls High School, opened the debate by welcoming

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