Day: September 21, 2017

Community News

Brooklyn Neighborhood Services Expands Coverage

By Richard Trouth Brooklyn Neighborhood Services revitalizes underserved neighborhoods by creating and preserving affordable housing and providing opportunities for homeownership education, financial empowerment and community leadership; working in partnership with government and business, we are led by residents and guided by local needs. This year is a milestone for us: On January 1, 2017, Brooklyn […]readmore


RestorationART presents Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, A Dance Company in A

  Opening Night Features Brown in Conversation with Dance Legend, Judith Jamison In the year 1966, Robert F. Kennedy visited Bedford Stuyvesant and, with community activists, envisioned Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation; Judith Jamison completed her inaugural year with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; and Ronald K. Brown was born in the place he still […]readmore

Community News

Ridgewood Savings Bank Opens Clinton Hill Branch

There was a ribbon-cutting for the Ridgewood Savings Bank’s new branch at the corner of Downing Pl. and Fulton Street this past Tuesday. Leonard Stekol, President and Chief Operating Officer, spoke of how in researching possible branch locations they found that Clinton Hill, with its history and workforce, was an ideal place to set down […]readmore

What's Going On


THE NEWS OF THE WEEK Last week, North Americans endured three storms, two natural disasters and one political disaster which spanned the USA, St. Thomas, St. Maarten, Puerto Rico, Antigua/Barbuda and St. Thomas. Mexico had an earthquake. The storms’ names were Donald Trump, Harvey and Irma. The week began with US Attorney General Sessions stating […]readmore

View From Here

Local Elections In a stinging upset for Democratic Party leaders, outsiders Sandra Roper and Ellen Edwards won seats on the Civil Court, ousting party picks David Pepper and longtime judge Frederick C. Arriaga. We could not help but notice that all of the candidates who either advertised or were featured in Our Time Press won. […]readmore