Day: October 4, 2013


Events in Central Brooklyn & Beyond

October 5 11a-4p: Crown Heights North House Tour: (Self-guided, rain or shine). 12noon-5p: EscapeMakers Local Food & Travel Expo at Brooklyn Borough Hall. YOU MUST PREREGISTER to ATTEND THIS FREE EVENT! REGISTER AT 12noon-5p: Prospect Heights House Tour: Prospect Heights Association/ (Self-guided, rain or shine).   October 8 6:30p: Medgar Evers College  […]readmore

Community News

Sustaining Bed-Stuy:

Recycling is catching on in Bedford-Stuyvesant, and The Hattie Carthan Community Gardens, led by urban farmer Yonnette Fleming, second from right, and The Magnolia Tree Earth Center, represented here by Nancy Wolf, far right, are leading the movement.   Last month, those community-based environmental groups partnered with the Lower East Side Ecology Center, to offer an […]readmore

Education Parents Notebook

A Schedule Of Events For Parents, Teachers, Caregivers, Students

October 5 9:00a-12n- Common Core in Common Language – DOE Parent Academy 2013: Start the School Year Strong. Long Island University, 1 University Plaza.  Meet Kimberly Cline, LIU President and Dennis Walcott, Chancellor, NYC Department of Education.  Workshops collaborating with your school, Welcome to pre-K, Get Ready for College and Career,  Alternative Schools and Programs, […]readmore

Parents Notebook

An SOS Call – We Owe Our Children Community

Listening to Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now daily serves as a reminder that I want a better world for my grandchildren and future generations. That requires seeking ways to resurrect innate intelligences of each and every child.  Observing the lack of respect for human life that exists throughout the country, the people, especially parents and extended […]readmore

Community News

The Affordable Care Act, Section by Section

Below you will find a brief outline of all 10 Titles of the Affordable Care Act. Title I. Quality, Affordable Health Care for All Americans This Act puts individuals, families and small business owners in control of their health care. It reduces premium costs for millions of working families and small businesses by providing hundreds […]readmore

City Politics

36TH DISTRICT CITY COUNCIL RACE Robert Cornegy to succeed Al

Foy concedes after Board of Elections certifies 68-vote win By Stephen Witt Robert Cornegy, Jr. was certified the winner of the 36th District City Council Democratic Primary last Friday, all but assuring that he will succeed his term-limited mentor Al Vann and represent Bedford-Stuyvesant and parts of Crown Heights at City Hall next year. The […]readmore