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A New New Lots Library: East New York Residents Help

By Maitefa Angaza      It’s official! The New Lots Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library system is on the way to becoming a new jewel in the family crown. A combined $26 million – $20M from Mayor De Blasio and $6M from Councilwoman Inez Barron – will go into a complete renovation and possible […]Read More

Navigating Foreclosure Court

By David Mark Greaves Foreclosure Court is the last place a homeowner wants to be. And if you’re there, it would be best to have a foreclosure lawyer at your side. “You wouldn’t go to a foot doctor if you have a problem with your heart” is how Judge Noach Dear put it. Dear is […]Read More

Fighting Deed Theft, Preserving Legacy

    The meeting held last Saturday at Interfaith Medical Center, about reporting on the deed theft hearing and celebrating the bill that was passed, opened with Brownstoners of Bedford-Stuyvesant President emeritus Lynette Lewis Rogers giving the underlying theme of the meeting and the raison d’être of the Brownstoners themselves.  “That we have legacy and […]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

Crown Heights Jews & Blacks Celebrate Unity

By Kimari Clarke     African-American and Jewish residents of Crown Heights yesterday came together in Brower Park on Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place to celebrate and promote unity in the neighborhood. The event, the 4th Annual “One Crown Heights Neighborhood” Festival, saw families enjoying a day of food, games, portrait painting and community networking. City Council Majority […]Read More

Brooklyn Loses an Education & Cultural Warrior

Stan’s Going Home Services:   Sunday April 14, 2019: Viewing 4-7pm Woodard Funeral Home, 1 Troy Avenue(off Fulton), Brooklyn, NY   Monday April 15, 2019: Procession Gathering 2:30pm at Boys& Girls HS, 1700 Fulton St Bklyn Procession starts @ 3:00pm: Walk the body with drumming to Bethany Baptist Church 460 Marcus Garvey Blvd Viewing 4:00pm-5:30pm The […]Read More

Strong Roots: Antioch Celebrates 100

Antioch Baptist Church (ABC), founded by Reverend Moses Prophet Paylor in 1918,  has been an anchor for the black community for a century.  Crossing its threshold have walked luminaries of Civil Rights history: The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., The Reverend Ralph Abernathy, Congressman Adam Clayton Powel, Jr.; Julian Bond, Rosa Parks and Congresswoman […]Read More