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WHAT’S GOING ON By Victoria Horsford

  • 5th May 20175/05/17
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  TRUMP’S FIRST 100 DAYS The USA is in “crisis mode”.   No one could have predicted the sea changes that America and the world have undergone since Donald Trump was sworn in as US President on January 20, 2017.   The POTUS 45 reign has been chaotic, depressing. It is like taking a few modern literary […]

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People: FAR ROCKAWAY’S MARY HENDRIX RECEIVES CON EDISON’S HIGHEST HONOR

  • 5th May 20175/05/17
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If you’ve ever encountered the “singing nurse” at Con Edison’s Employee Wellness Center, you probably felt a little bit better as soon as you walked in the door. “One of my passions is music, and as the saying goes, ‘music soothes the soul’,” said Con Edison senior specialist and registered nurse Mary Hendrix. The Far […]

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Tellers of Stories Amanda Gorman, 19, Named National Youth Poet Laureate

  • 5th May 20175/05/17
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  Amanda Gorman was named the first national youth poet laureate. According to Poets & Writers magazine, April 2017 issue, “The unprecedented title, to be awarded annually, honors a teen poet who demonstrates extraordinary literary talent and a proven record of community engagement and youth leadership”. “For Gorman, poetry and civic outreach aren’t separate interests. […]

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Community Organizing Led by Love

  • 5th May 20175/05/17
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By Akosua K Albritton For years, it had become known that Brooklyn Community Board 9 (CB9) meetings could become contentious. Some board members and residents were dissatisfied with how District Manager Pearl Miles carried out her responsibilities. The struggle for control of the community board and the community itself came to a boiling point when […]

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