Day: August 3, 2017

Community News

Stuyvesant Avenue block Voted Greenest in Kings County

Brooklyn Botanic Garden announced †the winners of the 23rd annual Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest last Monday, July 31, on the winning residential block. The contest promotes city greening, streetscape gardening, tree stewardship, and community development. More than 150 blocks from neighborhoods spanning the entire borough entered the contest this year. Winners were selected by […]readmore

Education

Michelle A. Williams to Lead School of Public Health as

Michelle A. Williams, an epidemiologist and professor at the School of Public Health, will lead the school as its next dean beginning in July, becoming the first Black person to head a faculty at Harvard and the first female dean of the school. Williams will take the reins from David J. Hunter, who has served […]readmore

City Politics

Young People Used in Political Campaigning

By Akosua K. Albritton While the residents of the 35th Council District exercised their civic duty by attending a candidates’ forum, A group of five unnamed young people had been sent to pass out literature designed to defame a community resident and misinform the public about the New York City conflict of interest protocol. The […]readmore