Day: May 12, 2016

Sports

Penn Relays 2016

By Renee Sterrett The aura of mental toughness indeed invaded Ben Franklin Stadium at the Penn Relays on April 28-30, 2016.  Shanice Love Excelsior (Kingston, Jamaica) threw 54.72m (179-6 feet) to break the previous Penn Relays record. The runner-up in Thursday’s event, Elna Brucker of Ally Christian (San Jose, Calif.) also was better than the […]readmore

City Politics Community News

One Antidote to Aging

It may be time for the old adage: “It’s a shame to waste youth on the young” to be retired. By spending time around the little people, many Bed-Stuy seniors are finding their own personal “fountain of youth”. Last Saturday, the Crispus Attucks (PS 21) School’s Spring Carnival brought out hundreds of children, and it appeared, just […]readmore

Sports

A Salute to The Pearl

Exclusive to Our Time Press Photo-archivist Thor David, former Boys & Girls H.S. instructor, and writer Rich Mason, co-authors of an upcoming book covering a quarter century of Brooklyn high school basketball sports (1980-2005), reflect on the athlete whose example and achievements on the courts inspired their work. Mr. David’s black & white images of Dwayne […]readmore