Day: September 17, 2018

View From Here

With their tough questioning of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris spoke for wide swaths of the American public, giving a glimpse of what the future of presidential politics may look like. However, the real key to denying his appointment to the Court, may rest with the concerns of Alaska’s […]readmore

Community News

Lion-hearted Community Service in Brooklyn

On Sept. 4th, members of the Brooklyn Bedford-Stuyvesant Lions Club donated 60 book bags to PS 305 in Brooklyn, NY. The school bags were filled with school supplies (paper, composition notebooks, pencils, pens, folders and other assorted materials). The bags were well-received and will be provided to students who need them. Pictured left to right […]readmore

Community News

Community Board No. 3: New Residence Announced; Application Submission Deadline

After a two-month summer recess, Brooklyn Community Board No.3 (BK CB3) came to order on September 10, 2018 for the general board meeting. It was held in Restoration Plaza’s The Billie Holiday Theatre. This reporter arrived at the beginning of the public hearing on Comunilife Inc.’s construction and promotion of Comunilife Woodhull Community Residence. Comunilife […]readmore


Medgar Evers, NYC Tech Among 13 CUNY Schools Receiving Grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $3.97 million Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation grant to several CUNY institutions to increase the number of underrepresented minority students graduating with degrees in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Medgar Evers College, New York City Technology College and Brooklyn College are among the 13 […]readmore

What's Going On

PRIMARY DAY ELECTION GUIDE 9/13   September 13th: Today is Primary Day in New York. It is a day that could alter the power equation in New York State. All registered voters MUST go to the polls. Everyone knows the key protagonists in today’s Primary: Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General.  The Democrats who are running […]readmore

Thinker's Notebook

A 9/11 Story

Every year during the second week in September, New Yorkers relive the tragedy of 9/11 through story, through ritual and through remembrance. As we all know, on September 11, 2001 two planes crashed into the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers. The towers, both more than 1,700 feet in height, collapsed to the ground that morning, […]readmore

Community News

The View from Brooklyn: How 9/11 Changed Us

It was a sunny morning in hell. You probably remember just where you were at 8:45AM on September 11th, 2001 when American Airlines Flight #11 struck the North Tower of the World Trade Center. If you weren’t born yet, you have been listening to the stories–from family members who were there, or friends who knew […]readmore