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Census Matters: Count On Faith

By Joan M. Hagans Dedicated leaders of faith turned out in great numbers determined to galvanize Brooklyn residents to be counted in the upcoming U.S. Census. The Faith Summit and luncheon was held in the Lillian Minkin Ballroom at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, its sponsor. Several elected officials joined forces with the faith leaders as […]Read More

Community Board 3 Stumbles Into Spring

Spring might have sprung since the last time Community Board 3 met collectively. However, when it comes to the community being actively engaged in issues concerning the health and vitality of the neighborhood, residents seem to be hibernating. School test scores are drastically dropping, Census numbers are trending towards a record low, and many homeowners […]Read More

A Night on Rue Berne:Living on the Streets

by Garry Pierre-Pierre http://www.haitiantimes.com PORT-AU-PRINCE – Dusk had barely set and already, the residents of Rue Berne, were making their beds. These bedrooms were makeshift and arranged neatly on one side of the streets, away from shaky walls and fragile home frames that remain so dangerous. The men erected barricades, leaving enough room for a […]Read More