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Day: <span>December 13, 2012</span>

The Parent's Notebook: A Time of Recommitment to Youth

As Kwanzaa approaches and celebrations serve as reunions with a cultural flair, it also serves as an opportunity to review the principles and create ways to implement and practice them at home and in the community from January through December. It serves as an opportunity to make a commitment to youth, represented among the Kwanzaa […]Read More

Eddie Castro’s SPORTS: The Ageless Ones

  Nearly a third of the season is completed and there are many surprising teams in the NBA to point out so far. One of them is the New York Knicks. After losing just one game in the preseason, the Knicks took that momentum into the season and find themselves at the very top of […]Read More

For 32 Brooklyn Kids, Christmas Arrived Early

Community leader Charlene Nimmons and Brooklyn Nets defender Josh Childress, joined by corporate partners and local establishments, designed a very special early Christmas last Saturday for 32 young people who live in Brooklyn public housing. Boys and girls ranging in age from 10 to 15 from Marlboro Houses, Lafayette Gardens, Atlantic Terminal, Wyckoff Gardens and […]Read More

“We must protect P.S./M.S. 138.” An Open Letter From Councilman

Dear Neighbors & Friends, Throughout my career in public service, I have supported and advocated for excellent schools, which uplift individuals and communities. Creating and maintaining excellent schools requires the support and commitment of everyone. Today, I write to enlist your support for P.S./M.S. 138, an excellent school in the 36th Council District that is […]Read More

Renegade Democrats Side with NY GOP Senate

The NY Senate Independent Democrats Conference (IDC) announced they are partnering with Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Senate Republicans to form a new coalition government. The coalition – which includes the four original members who came together in 2010: Jeff Klein, Diane Savino, David Carlucci, and David Valesky, and new member Malcolm Smith – is […]Read More