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Day: <span>September 22, 2012</span>

City clamps down on illegal posting of Flyers in Bed-Stuy

Organizers at one of Bedford-Stuyvesant’s signature events are scrambling to raise $1,650 to pay off fines the city levied for postering light poles and street signs with small homemade garage sale-sized posters. The Universal Hip-Hop Parade for Social Justice, which celebrates both Marcus Garvey’s Aug. 17 birthday and hip-hop music, has marched through Bed-Stuy without […]Read More

MediSys Out! Brookdale Hospital under Transitional Management

MediSys Health Network, the team that managed Brookdale Hospital for 12 years, is gone. After months of disentanglement, the divorce from Brookdale officially took effect last week. Brookdale Hospital is now an independent entity. The separation was a longtime coming, prompted by the MediSys chairman’s federal conviction on bribery charges and a federal acquittal for […]Read More

Notable Wins in Local Primary Elections

Central Brooklyn saw several decisive wins in a state primary noted for low-voter turnout and some confusion regarding polling sites post-redistricting. Walter Mosley won handily the open seat vacated by Democratic Congressional candidate Hakeem Jeffries. Nick Perry, Inez Barron and William Boyland, Jr. fought back challengers. Rodneyse Bichotte, Inez Barron, Robert Cornegy and William Boyland […]Read More

An Election We Must Help Win

When Willard Mitt Romney first said he didn’t care about poor people, it was taken as an unfortunate gaff, everyone makes them. But now he has reiterated his statement and thrown in pretty much the rest of America that doesn’t have money like he and his friends. The man keeps trying to pull his guns […]Read More