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Franklin A. Thomas, First Head of Restoration Corporation

Franklin A. Thomas, First Head of Restoration Corporation

🕔13:24, 26.Sep 2013

Our Time Press extends an apology to pioneering attorney/philanthropist Franklin Augustine (Frank) Thomas, attorney John Michael Doar, Esq., our readers and students of American history for a major error on the cover of last week’s issue. Restoration is one of

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Schumer: For the First Time, Chicken Processed in China to be sold in U.S.

🕔13:09, 21.Sep 2013

Warns of Major Health Hazard U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to take dramatic and immediate measures to ensure the safety of chickens processed in China and sold in the United States. 

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36th District City Council Race Cornegy, Foy remain locked in battle to succeed Al Vann in City Council

36th District City Council Race Cornegy, Foy remain locked in battle to succeed Al Vann in City Council

🕔13:01, 21.Sep 2013

Board of Elections still hasn’t counted 1,000 ballots eight days after election By Stephen Witt After eight days and more jockeying for position than on the backstretch of the Kentucky Derby, the Sept. 10 Democratic Primary election to succeed term-limited

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Hopeful Future for Interfaith Medical Center

🕔06:01, 21.Sep 2013

By Mary Alice Miller Last week a bankruptcy court ordered that Interfaith Medical Center remain open beyond the next court date on October 15. Sharonnie Perry, chair of Interfaith Medical Center (IMC) Community Advisory Board, said the court acknowledged improvements

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Kings County Politics

🕔05:44, 21.Sep 2013

By Stephen Witt CFB denial of matching funds questioned Insurgent 42nd District City Council candidate Mercedes Narcisse and her campaign manager Michael Roberts charged this week that Campaign Finance Board official Chris Dragotakes assured them on numerous occasions that Narcisse

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Local Construction workers protest outside Assemblyman Mosley’s office

Local Construction workers protest outside Assemblyman Mosley’s office

🕔05:40, 21.Sep 2013

Demands lawmaker withdraw from construction union lawsuit that could cost their jobs at City Point By Stephen Witt Several dozen African-American men on Monday held a spirited rally outside the Hanson Place office of State Assemblyman Walter Mosley demanding the

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The Legacies of Founding Fathers: Sons of Restoration Pioneers Share Perspectives

The Legacies of Founding Fathers: Sons of Restoration Pioneers Share Perspectives

🕔16:51, 20.Sep 2013

Part Two Colvin Grannum, President & CEO, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (Restoration), hosted a community breakfast last week with David R. Jones, President and CEO of the Community Service Society (CSS) and the honorable Robert Doar, Commissioner, New York City

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Extending Family And Community Involvement

🕔13:21, 20.Sep 2013

by Aminisha Black The extended family has traditionally provided continuity in values, tradition and knowledge.  There was ready access to elders who had traveled the road before.  The statistics on the plight of our youth today demand that we change

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Race to succeed Al Vann too close to call until all ballots are counted

Race to succeed Al Vann too close to call until all ballots are counted

🕔15:07, 12.Sep 2013

  Robert Cornegy holds 94-vote edge over Kirsten Foy amid reports of voting machine irregularities By Stephen Witt   On the morning after the election, Bed-Stuy residents remained in flux as to who will represent them in the City Council

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Ken Thompson Makes History, de Blasio and Thompson may face Mayoral Runoff

Ken Thompson Makes History, de Blasio and Thompson may face Mayoral Runoff

🕔15:01, 12.Sep 2013

Mixed Results Down Ballot By Mary Alice Miller   For the first time in living memory a challenger has defeated a sitting Brooklyn District Attorney. Ken Thompson received 92,358 (55%) votes against Charles Hynes, who got 74,292 (44%). “When we

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