Day: February 5, 2011

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Friday, Feb. 4 7:00PM PARLIAMENT DEM CLUB Presents U.S. REP. EDOLPHUS TOWNS 7pm: Parliament Democratic Club will host a meet-and-speak with Cong. Towns, 10th CD,  reporting on what’s happening on the federal level that’s directly impacting the Central Brooklyn community.  All are welcome with refreshments included. 18 Putnam Avenue/Grand Ave. Saturday, Feb. 5 SAY IT […]readmore

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A Crisis in Leadership at Medgar Evers College

“I was not brought here to lead a black institution.  I was brought here to lead a public institution and to raise the bar.” These are the words uttered by the current President of Medgar Evers College Dr. William Pollard at a meeting of the Medgar Evers College Community Council, and therein lies a fundamental […]readmore

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Police Beat

77th Precinct covering Crown Heights and Prospect Heights Possible robbery pattern Police sources said a possible crime pattern is emerging after two similar knifepoint robberies have led to money being taken from ATMs. In the first incident, a 24-year-old man was walking on the southeast corner of Saint Marks and Nostrand Avenues at about 2:15 […]readmore

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City Votes to Close Paul Robeson High School

Two Thousand People Raise Voices Against  DOE Decision Despite heartfelt pleas from Paul Robeson High School students, parents and teachers, the Department of Education voted Wednesday to shutter the long-standing Bed-Stuy school. The vote came after a spirited public hearing at Brooklyn Technical High School, which drew about 2,000 people, pitting charter school advocates and […]readmore