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Day: <span>July 25, 2009</span>

The Race Is On: Incumbents Are Challenged for Central Brooklyn

It’s official. Candidates for elected office have submitted their balloting petitions. All central Brooklyn council members are facing challengers. Three are running for a second term. Three are running for a third term. Three voted for term limit extension; three against. One who voted against extending term limits is running for a third term. All […]Read More

Multi-Year New York City GreenWorks Project Launched

GREENPRINT for CHANGE Green Works Multi-Year New York City GreenWorks Project Launched Public Conference Event with Exhibitors, Panels, Speakers, to Take Place, Sunday, July 26 The publishers of Our Time Press have engaged in a sustainable work life for many years; we’ve racked up thousands of hours in bike time and speed-walking to and from […]Read More

Shem Walker Funeral is “The Shame of the City” and

Shem Walker Funeral is “The Shame of the City” and a Call For Justice 7/23/09 The funeral for Shem Joseph Walker was an emotionally-charged service, as the family was in shock not only from his death, but in the way he died: Shot in front of his home by an undercover police officer who was […]Read More

Frank Mickens Interview, Complete

“In 1984, Boys & Girls High School was described as one of the worst high schools in New York City”, says Mickens in the introduction to his handbook, ” It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way.” “Today, (the school) represents the best in Bed-Stuy. It didn’t take a miracle to turn around the nation’s 14th […]Read More