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Key Food Supermarket Celebrates Over 40 Years in Clinton Hill

Key Food Supermarket Celebrates Over 40 Years in Clinton Hill

🕔11:15, 13.Dec 2014

By Stephen Witt A longtime family-owned supermarket that has been the bedrock business of Clinton Hill for over 40 years celebrated its grand reopening last week with a new franchise agreement and a glistening renovated store featuring the freshest of

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Police Officer Not Indicted in Chokehold Death of Eric Garner

Police Officer Not Indicted in Chokehold Death of Eric Garner

🕔18:19, 4.Dec 2014

By Stephen Witt As this paper went to press, the news broke that the Staten Island Grand Jury decided not to indict police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the chokehold death of Eric Garner. The decision comes on the heels of

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Bed-Stuy Volunteer Ambulance Corps Victim of $1Million Identity Theft Scheme

Bed-Stuy Volunteer Ambulance Corps Victim of $1Million Identity Theft Scheme

🕔15:08, 20.Nov 2014

By Stephen Witt Two scam artists were arrested after they allegedly posed as Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps (BSVAC) officials to bilk an Oklahoma bank out of more than $1 million to pay for what they said were new ambulances and

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Saving Boys & Girls High School

Saving Boys & Girls High School

🕔21:45, 13.Nov 2014

By David Mark Greaves The Advisory Board for Boys and Girls High School has pulled off a coup.  They have engaged Dr. Michael Wiltshire, Principal of the renowned Medgar Evers Preparatory School, with its 97% graduation rate, to be the

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Sad Thanksgiving for Families Facing Von King Park Cutbacks

Sad Thanksgiving for Families Facing Von King Park Cutbacks

🕔12:23, 6.Nov 2014

Homework help dropped and hours reduced, childcare decertified By Stephen Witt The Herbert Von King Park Recreation Center has seen their longtime after school program decertified, sparking fears among parents and workers alike that the self-empowerment center may face layoffs

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Town Hall Meeting on Race, Policing & Civil Rights Brings Out Ideas

Town Hall Meeting on Race, Policing & Civil Rights Brings Out Ideas

🕔12:28, 17.Oct 2014

By Stephen Witt Grassroots organizing, reaching out to neighbors and telling children your people’s struggle for freedom were three of the takeaways from this week’s riveting town hall meeting on race, policing and civil rights. The meeting, held at the

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History Made at NYPD

History Made at NYPD

🕔12:49, 10.Oct 2014

By Walter Taylor Monday, September 29th at Police Plaza, history was made:  Two officers were appointed/promoted; Inspector Juanita N. Holmes was promoted to Deputy Chief and retired Detective Reverend Dr. Barbara Y. Williams-Harris was appointed to Chaplain at the NYPD.

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Young Voices: Bed-Stuy Alive!  My Passion for Chess

Young Voices: Bed-Stuy Alive! My Passion for Chess

🕔11:16, 26.Sep 2014

By Jordan Laland I took an interest in chess at age 12 in middle school. When my history teacher announced that there would be a daily chess after-school program, I felt the adrenaline rush through my veins; I saw all

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Announcement by city hides details of MWBE Program

Announcement by city hides details of MWBE Program

🕔19:46, 18.Sep 2014

The Daily News reported on September 11th that “The city awarded $690 million in contracts to companies in its program to assist minority- and women-owned businesses in the last year, the highest payout ever, officials said”. “The contracts handed out

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