“All of Brooklyn is invited to walk the BID this season … and beyond,” says Lori Luis, Interim Executive Director of The Bed-Stuy GATEWAY Business Improvement District along the mile-long Fulton Street business corridor from Classon Avenue to Troy Avenue.
The Honorable Theodore Theopolis Jones, Jr. was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on March 10, 1944 to Theodore T. Jones, Sr. and Hortense Parker Jones of Newport News, Virginia. He was affectionately known as Teddy. He was the youngest of
The U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) is deployed at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, serving medical needs in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. For the first time ever, two Rapid Deployment Force (RDF) Teams have set up operations in
By Mary Alice Miller In response to last week’s student walkout at Medgar Evers College, several administrators granted an exclusive interview with Our Time Press. “We want the best for the students. We want the best for the school,” said
View From Here: The Presidential Debates Call a liar a liar, and catch him at every turn. That’s what President Barack Obama did as he came to the second presidential debate with Mitt Romney having decided to bring his formidable
Honoring the past, Charting the Future The Trust: Standing united on foundations built by past trailblazers, the present-day Bedford-Stuyvesant Real Estate Board is advancing its 75-year-old organization into the 21st century, utilizing today’s technological tools, new partnerships and focused strategies
By Mary Alice Miller Our Time Press Several hundred students and their supporters packed the plaza of Medgar Evers College to protest a litany of allegations against President Pollard and his administration. Among the ongoing complaints: curtailed student services and
By Bernice Elizabeth Green Yesterday morning, in the midst of a NYC press tour, Shaggy, the popular reggae singer and rapper, detoured to North Bed-Stuy for an interview with Our Time Press publishers at Rowe’s on Tompkins Avenue.
Organizers at one of Bedford-Stuyvesant’s signature events are scrambling to raise $1,650 to pay off fines the city levied for postering light poles and street signs with small homemade garage sale-sized posters. The Universal Hip-Hop Parade for Social Justice, which
In an effort to combat crime, Brownsville Community Baptist Church hosted a job fair. Reverend Harold Burton said jobs would help lower the rate of violence in our communities because employment would make a person concerned about life. “You see