Day: September 22, 2012

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City clamps down on illegal posting of Flyers in Bed-Stuy

Organizers at one of Bedford-Stuyvesant’s signature events are scrambling to raise $1,650 to pay off fines the city levied for postering light poles and street signs with small homemade garage sale-sized posters. The Universal Hip-Hop Parade for Social Justice, which celebrates both Marcus Garvey’s Aug. 17 birthday and hip-hop music, has marched through Bed-Stuy without […]readmore

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Notable Wins in Local Primary Elections

Central Brooklyn saw several decisive wins in a state primary noted for low-voter turnout and some confusion regarding polling sites post-redistricting. Walter Mosley won handily the open seat vacated by Democratic Congressional candidate Hakeem Jeffries. Nick Perry, Inez Barron and William Boyland, Jr. fought back challengers. Rodneyse Bichotte, Inez Barron, Robert Cornegy and William Boyland […]readmore