Williams, Katz, Louis Win in General Election

By Steven Klett Democrats Jumaane Williams, Melinda Katz and Farah Louis all swept, as expected, to easy wins and the reform ballot questions passed without resistance last night in the city’s special general election one year away from the 2020 presidential election.  In the Public Advocate general election, Williams easily retained his seat getting 74 […]Read More

Bop and the Village Thrive at Sistas’ Place

Special to Our Time PressBy Herb Boyd      Ahmed Abdullah, the music director at Sistas’ Place in Brooklyn, took the stage Saturday evening and announced that it was their 24th season and that Charles Tolliver’s All-Stars were there to celebrate their 50th Anniversary.      When Tolliver and his group opened the evening’s first set, an […]Read More

Troubled Nonprofit Gets Payout in Flip of Bed-Stuy Landmark to

By Alyssa Katz and Claudia Irizarry This story was originally published on September 25, 2019 by THE CITY.” Luxury development wasn’t what state officials envisioned when they sold an ornate, century-old office building in Bedford-Stuyvesant to an arm of a local anti-poverty nonprofit, seeking to create jobs with “neighborhood-oriented focus.” But upscale residences or workspaces are […]Read More

Meeting With Chancellor Bears Fruit

There are times when people believe that school visits by bigwigs is all for show and nothing really ever comes of it.  That is not true.  These are potentially life-changing moments that can put young people on trajectories they would not have even seen, much less thought possible.   Such was the visit of Chancellor […]Read More

Retired Harlem Educator Dr. Michelle King-Huger Inspires with Memoir

From D.I.V.A. to Disabled Even before her multiple sclerosis diagnosis, retired Harlem Assistant Principal Dr. Michelle King-Huger (Dr. Michelle) referred to herself as a D.I.V.A. – “A Determined Individual with a Victorious Attitude.” In her inspirational and spiritual diary From D.I.V.A to Disabled: A Determined Individual with a Victorious Attitude (Christian Faith Publishing), Dr. Michelle […]Read More

Update on 591 Carlton Avenue: The Strange Saga and Injustice Continue

  By Maitefa Angaza Our Time Press revisits a story first published last spring on the deed theft last January of a deceased woman’s home (Clarice Gray) at 591 Carlton Avenue in Prospect Heights. This occurred after death of her adopted daughter Paula Sanford. In a breathtakingly egregious set of events, a false deed was […]Read More

Whats Going On

Friday, September 20th Affordable Housing Lottery: Athena Apartments Brown Memorial Baptist Church, 52 Gates Ave., 2-4pm, FREE. IMPACCT Brooklyn invites all to attend a Community Information Session and get ready to submit a stronger housing application for two buildings at 909 Atlantic Ave. and 1043 Fulton St.  Saturday, September 21st Brooklyn March Against Gentrification, Racism […]Read More