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Seniors: Home Sharing

BY SELMA JACKSON What’s old becomes new again. Remember when you moved to New York or you heard stories from your parents about moving to New York? Your relatives would read every letter that you sent back home. They were so intrigued they would ask if they could come to New York and follow in […]readmore

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Real Estate Matters: Is Citi Bike Putting Pedal-to-the-Metal in a

By Bernice Elizabeth Green Citi Bike’s new map is showing expansion of its wheel print by installing 80 bike-sharing stations in areas you thought you’d never see them – at least for now.   That includes thousands of bikes and hundreds of docks into North Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, available to credit card holders. And some folks are […]readmore

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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

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ANALYSIS Rising Tensions Between Blacks And Jews In Bed-Stuy

City Councilman-elect Robert Cornegy Says open dialogue needed now  By Stephen Witt Beneath the recent statement and subsequent apology by City Council-elect Laurie Cumbo for her Facebook statements weaving the “knockout game” with fears among some of her black constituents that they are being pushed out of their neighborhoods by Jewish landlords and/or Jewish families […]readmore

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Celebrating Weeksville

The quiet voice of Ms. Joan Maynard, the artist-archaeologist-preservationist who devoted nearly four decades before her death in 2006 to preserving four wood-frame cottages, would be raised in delight yesterday when The Weeksville Heritage Center celebrated the completion of its 19,000 square-foot Education and Cultural Arts Building on Bergen Street in Brooklyn with a ribbon […]readmore