Day: January 31, 2013

Community News

Irene S. Levy, 95, of Cumberland St.

Longtime Fort Greene resident Irene S. Levy of Cumberland Street drew last breath at Brooklyn Hospital Center last Saturday, January 5th at 1 PM. She was 95 years old. Death was due to pneumonia-related complications. She moved her family to Fort Greene in 1952, becoming a homeowner in 1954 with late husband Owen Levy, Sr. […]readmore

Community News

2013 Black History- Upcoming Events in The Village

‘Health and Wellness in Black Communities’ Focus of City Tech’s Black History Month: — including an art exhibition, storytelling, lectures, readings and a panel discussion — to celebrate Black History Month. All events are free and open to the public and will take place at 300 Jay Street in Downtown Brooklyn. February 1 – 28, […]readmore


Eddie Castro’s SPORTS: All-Star Bound

Last week, the All-star reserves were announced for both the East and Western Conference. For the New York Knicks, of course Forward Carmelo Anthony got the nod as a starter in this year’s All-Star game, which will take place in Houston, Texas. For Melo, it is his 6th selection to an All-Star game (all with […]readmore

City Politics

Bill Thompson on a Second Run for Mayor

On any given day New Yorkers may see Bill Thompson dashing across the city from appointment to fund-raiser on the subway, getting his hustle on. Though some are reticent, diverse others ask, “Bill? Bill Thompson?” He doesn’t mind being approached. Invariably, folk speak of voting for Thompson four years ago, or ask to join his […]readmore

Top Stories

Dr. William L. Pollard, President, Medgar Evers College, Steps Down

In a statement issued last night at approximately 8:00pm, Medgar Evers College President William L. Pollard announced that he advised CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein of his decision to step down from the presidency “following the designation of a successor.” Pollard also stated, “My decision is one that I have contemplated for some time…. I have […]readmore