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BRONX HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT BREAKS 32-YEAR-OLD SHOT PUT RECORD AT COLGATE GAMES’ THIRD PRELIM

BRONX HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT BREAKS 32-YEAR-OLD SHOT PUT RECORD AT COLGATE GAMES’ THIRD PRELIM

🕔21:18, 14.Jan 2016

Egypt Parker of St. Catharine Academy Tosses 14.66.5M Paul Robeson Relay Champions Continue to Lead  Brooklyn’s Alyssa Sandy Runs Personal Best 55-Meter Hurdles in 8.0 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn (1/8 – 1/10) …… Thousands of girls and young women from Georgia

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Our Streets, Our Stories …At Boys & Girls High School, New Ventures Getting Next Generations Ready for the Future

Our Streets, Our Stories …At Boys & Girls High School, New Ventures Getting Next Generations Ready for the Future

🕔21:13, 14.Jan 2016

Bernice Elizabeth Green Stories of the journeys of Boys & Girls H.S. in educating, inspiring and empowering young people are often told as a “many-mountains-to-climb” rite of struggle with failure as the operative word. A recent visit to Boys &

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Celebrations for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Celebrations for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

🕔18:46, 7.Jan 2016

Community Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. at Brooklyn Academy of Music, Monday, Jan. 18 Acclaimed Scholar Michael Eric Dyson is Keynote Speaker The life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Georgia-born Baptist minister, social activist

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Rethinking the importance of local security to ensure community resilience and Sustainability

Rethinking the importance of local security to ensure community resilience and Sustainability

🕔18:17, 7.Jan 2016

By Yonnette Fleming aka Farmer Yon (Programs for Community Resilience) 2007 The return of the retreating sun, which rejuvenates us from the dark of night, the dark nights of our souls, the pitch of winter, indeed is a microcosmic re-creation

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The “Silent Majority” Deserves Donald Trump ©

🕔16:10, 7.Jan 2016

By Alton H. Maddox, Jr. (“Attorney-at-War”) Critical thinking starts with definitions.  I am not being egotistical, but I am being truthful. Only the truth will set you free.  This was a cardinal rule of my childhood.  In grade school, I

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Questions of Union Labor and Zoning Surround Proposed Bedford Armory Development

Questions of Union Labor and Zoning Surround Proposed Bedford Armory Development

🕔15:38, 7.Jan 2016

By Mary Alice Miller Soon after the long-awaited redevelopment of the Bedford Union Armory was announced, questions began to surface. Built in 1903, the Art Nouveau armory was in continuous use by the Troop C Cavalry Unit until 2011 when

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Brooklyn’s “Brock” is Back in Gainsville

Brooklyn’s “Brock” is Back in Gainsville

🕔14:48, 7.Jan 2016

Brackie “Brock” Rice, a resident of Brooklyn, NY for nearly four decades, has returned to his hometown of Gainesville, Florida.  Brock is  known for his 25-year tenure welcoming thousands — famous and infamous —  through the doors of the legendary Cellars’ Restaurant in Fort Greene,

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Bonnie Paley: No Soap Dish, No Towel Rack, No Respect Makes for Very Low Impact

🕔21:24, 31.Dec 2015

One organization that specializes in helping tenants take landlords to court is now under fire by some its tenants for being a “bad” landlord. Last month, the organization formerly known as PACC announced and celebrated a new name, new logo,

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News from Common Cause of New York: Common Cause/NY Calls out Governor Cuomo on Legislative Corruption

News from Common Cause of New York: Common Cause/NY Calls out Governor Cuomo on Legislative Corruption

🕔20:39, 31.Dec 2015

NYS can do much more to stop corruption in the legislature NEW YORK, NY (12/21/2015) (readMedia)—Last week, Governor Cuomo appeared on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show to talk about a number of issues including campaign finance reform. While calling for reform

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Chase Personal Bankers in Bed-Stuy Indicted For Allegedly Stealing $400,000 from Victims’ Bank Accounts

Chase Personal Bankers in Bed-Stuy Indicted For Allegedly Stealing $400,000 from Victims’ Bank Accounts

🕔20:19, 31.Dec 2015

ATM Cards and Powers of Attorney Used in Fraud Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson, together with New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton and  Social Security Administration Special Agent in Charge Edward J. Ryan, today announced that two personal

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