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🕔10:00, 22.Jan 2015 Read Full Article
Rehashed Story Rallies Lawmakers’ Resolve To Keep Interfaith Strong

Rehashed Story Rallies Lawmakers’ Resolve To Keep Interfaith Strong

🕔10:52, 19.Jan 2015

By Stephen Witt Old news rehashed by a struggling tabloid as new news concerning Interfaith Medical Center has led to a bevy of local elected officials vowing this week to take a more proactive approach to monitoring the finances and

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Students from 25 District 17 Schools vie for more than $3,000 in Scholarships at District-wide Spelling Bee

Students from 25 District 17 Schools vie for more than $3,000 in Scholarships at District-wide Spelling Bee

🕔15:13, 30.Dec 2014

This year our Annual District-Wide Spelling Bee was held on December 9, 2014 at Middle School 61. Students from Grades 3 thru 7 were actively engaged in the Spelling Bee Competition. Hosted by Ms. Farrow, Founder and Coordinator of the

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Blood on Many Hands as War of Words Continue

Blood on Many Hands as War of Words Continue

🕔13:50, 23.Dec 2014

By Stephen Witt Two police officers from the 84th Police Precinct were “ambushed” and shot dead last Saturday afternoon in Bedford-Stuyvesant as they sat in their marked patrol car by a lone gunman who then fled into a nearby subway

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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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