Day: November 24, 2012

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How to start Your Genealogy Journey

By Sylvia Wong Lewis, First of a 3-part series The woman searching through the rubble of her destroyed Staten Island home after Storm Sandy still haunts me. The news report showed her clinging a drenched wedding photo with a glazed, bewildered look. Like many Storm Sandy survivors, I had post-Katrina flashbacks. Grateful to have survived […]readmore

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12 Local Businesses Launch “I Shop Bed-Stuy” initiative

Bedford-Stuyvesant’s growing small business network has it all – from fine wines to relaxing messages; from stellar outfits and costume jewelry to fine art and framing;and from delicious healthy food to mouth-watering pastries. And with this kind of variety there’s little reason for local residents to shop anywhere else for the holidays.   That’s the […]readmore

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Theodore Theopolis Jones, Jr.

  The Honorable Theodore Theopolis Jones, Jr. was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on March 10, 1944 to Theodore T. Jones, Sr. and Hortense Parker Jones of Newport News, Virginia. He was affectionately known as Teddy. He was the youngest of three children and raised in a close-knit family with the love and support of an […]readmore