Bed-Stuy pols inspect Fulton Park Apartments

A who’s who of Bedford-Stuyvesant’s elected politicians made a surprise visit to a low-income housing complex to decry conditions, but tenants and long-time workers were divided on the conditions with many saying they have improved – not worsened. The only sure thing is the six-story, four building, 287-unit Fulton Park Apartments complex on Chauncey Street […]Read More

City Votes to Close Paul Robeson High School

Two Thousand People Raise Voices AgainstĀ  DOE Decision Despite heartfelt pleas from Paul Robeson High School students, parents and teachers, the Department of Education voted Wednesday to shutter the long-standing Bed-Stuy school. The vote came after a spirited public hearing at Brooklyn Technical High School, which drew about 2,000 people, pitting charter school advocates and […]Read More

2010 Project Green – Arbor Day in Herbert Von King

Arbor Day ceremonies in Herbert Von King Park and amphitheater, last Friday, April 30 – emceed by composer/drama teacher Larry Banks, Our Time Press editorial assistant Jessica Lenore Harris, and professional Hip Hop dancer Lavell Franklin (see back page) – featured hundreds of stars – 650+schoolchildren from area schools – celebrating nature, “green,” the environment, […]Read More

Community Board 3 Kicks Off The New Decade With Public

Neighbors Voice Their Concerns AboutĀ  the Oversaturation of Public Programs Community Board 3 opened its first meeting in 2010 with a public hearing addressing the growing concern for the oversaturation of Public Programs in the area. For the past 10 years, residents have been constantly complaining about the numerous and abundance of programs being allowed […]Read More