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Day: <span>July 16, 2012</span>

Hattie Carthan Market starts season with volunteer drive and new

Neighborhood garden & market provides education, culture and healthy eats By Amelia Rawlins Beyond the hustle and bustle of the Fort Greene strip, located on Marcy and Clifton Street lies one of Bed-Stuy’s gems. The Hattie Carthan Farmers Market, now in their fourth season, is back with its objective to continue to educate the community […]readmore

On The Right Track with Diane Dixon: On the Road

  Track & Field Team USA has been named Four reigning Olympic Champions and eight current World Champions highlight the Team USA roster nominated to the U.S. Olympic Committee by USA Track & Field. A roster of 127 men and women stands ready to represent the U.S. in track competition on August 3 – 12 […]readmore


  The Veterans’ Ministry of the Bridge Street AWME Church recently donated men’s clothing to the Homeless Services Division of Black Vets for Social Justice (BVSJ). L-R: Michael Smith representing Assembly woman Annette Robinson; Carl Callendar, Director of Homeless Services for BVSJ; Timothy Moses, co-Chair, Outreach for Bridge Street’s Veterans’ Ministry who served in the […]readmore

A Family Affair: Porter Foundation Honors Educational Excellence

The Porter Foundation annually awards grants, scholarships and financial assistance to students, institutions and organizations that characterize the lifework of the Porters, among the East Coast’s most successful entrepreneur families and staunch community advocates. “We are proud to work for our rising community stars, and we will continue building the networks and supporting the bridges […]readmore

David Dinkins Tennis Club Classes Gears Up for Harlem Kids

By: Sylvia Lewis, examiner.com The David Dinkins Tennis Club will hold free summer tennis classes starting July 14 – September 30, 8 – 10AM. Classes will be held at Harlem’s famed “Jungle” tennis courts at the Frederick Johnson Park, 150th Street and 7th Avenue, where Althea Gibson, the first African American to win Wimbledon, the […]readmore

The Parent’s Notebook

  Proactive Parents Share Strategies to Prevent Brain Drain:   PN asked two parents who are also educators to share their formula for keeping students motivated, practice what was learned while enjoying new opportunities for learning during the long vacation. While the debate continues about shortening the summer vacation and changing the school schedule, proactive […]readmore

View From Here

We’ve taken Commissioner Kelly to task before because of his remarks and methods regarding policing in our neighborhood areas and here we go again. It is sad to see the city’s chief crime fighter so stunningly ignorant of the anti-violence movement, when anti-violence, aside from being his bread and butter, should be his job #1. […]readmore