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Day: <span>April 20, 2012</span>

Congressman Ed Towns closes his campaign

When the news leaked last Sunday that Representative Edolphus Towns was retiring, everyone was caught by surprise. “After months of long family discussions, I have decided not to seek reelection for my seat in the United State House of Representatives,” Rep. Towns said Monday. Towns served in the House for 30 years representing parts of […]readmore

Towns Withdraws: The End of an Era

By Ron Howell Last year at a Jefferson Avenue (between Tompkins and Throop Avenues) block party, I heartily shouted out my favorite phrase: “Bed-Stuy, do or die!” Some do not like that term, which has been buried in the archives of Central Brooklyn’s past. In fact, in some sense, it could be said that the […]readmore