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Tompkins Houses Community  Center Slated for Closing

Tompkins Houses Community Center Slated for Closing Updated

🕔09:44, 10.May 2014

By Stephen Witt Tompkins Houses residents, still reeling from a recent incident in which a 14-year-old youth (from the NYCHA development) shot an innocent man to death in a gang-related incident aboard a B15 bus, now worry that their community

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Interfaith Rebounds & Shows Staying Power

Interfaith Rebounds & Shows Staying Power

🕔09:19, 10.May 2014

By Stephen Witt Interfaith Medical Center (IMC) is back from the brink and poised to serve the health needs of Central Brooklyn for years to come. That’s the word from the new management team that was put in place the

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Proposed Sanitation Garage Site Becomes Parking lot for Satmar Jewish sect

Proposed Sanitation Garage Site Becomes Parking lot for Satmar Jewish sect Updated

🕔09:26, 26.Apr 2014

By Stephen Witt A city-owned vacant lot earmarked for the long-sought-after sanitation garage for Bedford-Stuyvesant has turned into a parking lot for the Satmar Hasidic Jewish sect that utilizes it to park their school buses, work vans and other transportation

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The Community Speaks … Elliott “Skipp” Roseboro: Cuomo embraces Charters – sells out other 95% of our kids Updated

🕔19:05, 2.Apr 2014

This is not about Charter schools vs. Public schools. There is room for both. This is about what is right and what is wrong. Mayor Bill de Blasio has taken considerable heat for wanting to remove some Charter schools from

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Interfaith Advocates Heartened  With Restructuring Plan

Interfaith Advocates Heartened With Restructuring Plan

🕔18:43, 2.Apr 2014

By: Stephen Witt With a restructuring of the Interfaith Medical Center’s leadership in place, local community stakeholders are cautiously optimistic that the medical center will come out of its bankruptcy with the ability to stay open and serve the public.

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Nets Owner to Move Headquarters to Russia as Brooklyn Enters Global Political Crises

Nets Owner to Move Headquarters to Russia as Brooklyn Enters Global Political Crises Updated

🕔19:40, 29.Mar 2014

By Stephen Witt Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is working on a plan for world peace along with bringing a NBA title to the borough. That after his Moscow-based office responded to Our Time Press questions to Prokhorov on the

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Boys and Girls High School Debate Team Wins Tri-State Championship

Boys and Girls High School Debate Team Wins Tri-State Championship Updated

🕔10:32, 23.Mar 2014

It is no longer a secret, the Boys and Girls High School Debate Team is the top debate team in the tri-state area. This was proven in their last debate on March 2, 2014 against Christ the King Preparatory High

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Medgar Evers College Sees Itself as Brooklyn’s Answer to Georgetown

Medgar Evers College Sees Itself as Brooklyn’s Answer to Georgetown Updated

🕔10:24, 23.Mar 2014

By Stephen Witt With two initiatives in the pipeline, Medgar Evers College wants to become Brooklyn’s version of Georgetown University, which is located in the heart of Washington, DC. That, according to MEC President Dr. Rudolph Crew, who laid out

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Brownsville Reacts to Boyland Guilty Verdict

Brownsville Reacts to Boyland Guilty Verdict Updated

🕔15:24, 12.Mar 2014

  By Mary Alice Miller   An odd combination of sadness and relief washed over Brownsville in response to the announcement that Assemblyman William Boyland, Jr. was convicted of 21 charges related to several attempted extortion schemes. Boyland’s bail was

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Interfaith Gets Holiday Reprieve From Closure with State Money.

Interfaith Gets Holiday Reprieve From Closure with State Money. Updated

🕔18:34, 13.Jan 2014

Longtime Medical Facility Serving Central Brooklyn  Remains on Life Support By Stephen Witt Call it a Christmas reprieve. Interfaith Medical Center, which was slated to be ordered closed on Monday, won a last minute stay of execution with a reported

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