Day: December 19, 2013

Community News

Education of Our Children Is Moving Front & Center In

Due to the pioneering efforts of such scholars as Dr. Andrea Taylor (left), interest in the fields of technology and science by young women is picking up steam.  DivaSteam, that is.  Dr. Taylor is the volunteer director of the divaSTEAM robotics program located at the Magnolia Tree Earth Center of Bedford-Stuyvesant.  A lifelong life-long resident […]readmore

City Politics

Closure Of Interfaith Medical Center Is Imminent

Healthcare crisis in Brooklyn can no longer wait even a single day Elected officials are extremely concerned that mediation between the Interfaith Medical Center (IMC), the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) and the Department of Health (DOH) regarding a future plan for IMC, which was mandated on November 13, 2013 by […]readmore


Celebrating Weeksville Through The Eyes Of The Future

By: Akirah Harris, Desiree Henderson, Janiyah Hughes, Ailec Lasalle, Chasity Patrick,  Jayla Shuler, Janae Singleton, Amya Torres, Ranasia White, Maurice Williams, Students Deborah Alexander and Jean Derico, Supervising Teachers On Wednesday, December 11, 2013, after invited 2nd and 3rd grade students returned to P.S. 243, The Weeksville School, they had to reflect on their visit […]readmore

Community News

Celebrating An Educator Through The Eyes of His Heirs

By: P.S 256/Benjamin Banneker Elementary School Student Council with the support of  T. Henry, Parent coordinator, Ms. L. Gray, Counselor, and Teacher Ms. I. Payne On Friday, December 13, 2013, 5th grade students of P.S. 256/The Benjamin Banneker School assisted in the salute to one of our heroes, Mr. Albert Vann, the long-time politician, pioneer […]readmore

Community News

Proposed Bed-Stuy Sanitation Garage Hits New Snag

Location of the Nostrand Avenue site moves from 35th to 33rd City Council District By Stephen Witt With winter coming in like a hawk and a new mayoral administration, Bedford-Stuyvesant residents are wondering if after a 25-year wait they will finally get a sanitation garage to call their own. Currently, all garbage, street cleaning and […]readmore

Top Stories

Couple's Beautiful Mission Saves Babies' Lives

Nene’s Secret ethnic hair care collection founders Nene (pronounced Nay-Nay) and Brian K. Marks are a New York married, entrepreneurial couple who have made beauty and babies their mission. Nene was born and lived in Liberia, West Africa until she was 17 and immigrated to the United States. Barely speaking English, a friend suggested she […]readmore