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  1. Twelve college students excelling under adversity win scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... daughter of the Rev. William Augustus Jones who for 43 years was the pastor of Bethany Baptist Church in Bedford-Stuyvesant, recently spoke at her late father's church about the importance of the social gospel ministry. She said from the pulpit that ...

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  2. Proposed Homeless Shelter on Bedford Avenue Gets Pushback From ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | DNAInfo.com

    ... at 1217 Bedford Ave., near Halsey Street, according to the group. A letter from the organization to Bedford-Stuyvesant's Community Board 3 details plans for a transitional residence with 30 to 50 beds, and a total capacity of 75 homeless adults. But ...

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  3. New school year, new school district superintendent in East New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... Preparatory Academy in East Harlem. Later, he served at the helm of the Mott Hall IV Middle School in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Most recently, he has been the principal leadership facilitator in Manhattan's School District 4, where, the Chancellor's ...

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  4. Twitter Reacts Appropriately After 'NY Post' Bad Mouths Brownsville's KaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Vibe

    We wish Brownsville's Ka was making headlines for his numerous contributions to hip-hop and the community of Bedford-Stuyvesant, but alas he's trending for all the wrong reasons. In an effort to stay relevant in their own jurisdiction, two oblivious reporters from The New York Post recently found out about Ka's day job as a veteran FDNY captain in Bed-Stuy and decided to "expose him" as an anti-cop rapper who spews violent rhetoric towards the NYPD.

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  5. New York Firefighters Stand Behind Arlington After Flag CompromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Lite 98.7

    ... flag loud and proud, driving it everywhere and letting everybody know we're not taking our flags off our trucks." Stuyvesant Fire Department stands behind their fellow firefighters in Arlington. "Aach piece of our apparatus will display an American ...

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  6. 'The New York Post' Just Discovers Rapper Ka Is a Firefighter, Gets Roasted on TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Spin

    ... to his rap career as moonlighting is a stretch, but it is true that he's been working as a firefighter in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Again, none of this is news: SPIN has pointed out his two trades in the past. Of course, the "scoop" is more of a slander ...

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  7. Paydirt: Cuomo wakes from 421a slumber ... & moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Real Deal

    ... in New York, behind only Related Companies . It's a swift rise, made possible by megadeals such as the one for Stuyvesant Town , the Caiola portfolio (after Joe Sitt dropped out) and this one. Even as Blackstone amasses a long-term portfolio, it's ...

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  8. Street Naming for John Lewis SteptoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Our Time Press

    ... Book Author and Illustrator, on his childhood block Monroe Street between Ralph and Howard Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. So a John Lewis Steptoe, creator of award-winning children's books, and a pioneer of African American artists, writers ...

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  9. The summer's hottest coat is a parka :0Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | New York Post

    ... anyone. "It's definitely one of those luxury pieces you don't feel guilty about buying," says 20-year-old Stuyvesant Town resident Kate Goodman, who plunked down $4,500 for a multicolored fox-fur-lined coat. "I was obsessed for months and months," ...

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  10. A 19th-century Brooklyn church plays witness to a changing boroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Curbed

    ... Reformed Church and the Old First Reformed Church in Park Slope, was established in 1654 by the order of Peter Stuyvesant, the Director General of the colony of New Netherland. The Reverend Johannes Megapolensis was selected by Stuyvesant to be the ...

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  11. How Stuy Town was wonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | The Real Deal

    In August 1947, as the first tenants were moving into Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village, workers installed a small metal plaque on the west side of its central oval footpath. It was dedicated to Frederick Ecker, president of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and developer of the giant housing complex.

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  12. Woman Blinded by Boyfriend in Vicious Knife Attack Regains SightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | DNAinfo.com

    ... But, nearly three years later, Marquez has regained about 30 percent of her vision, according to the Bedford-Stuyvesant resident and her doctor. "I keep telling everybody, even from when I had no vision, 'you'll see, I'm going to see again'." The ...

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  13. Albany parents strive to expand backpack food programRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | Albany Times Union

    ... Colvin Wine Merchants, Peaches Cafe, Primal Butcher, Catherines Plus Sizes, G. Willikers Toys, The Book House, Stuyvesant Liquors, Westgate Diner To accomplish that, Savoie is working with the Albany Fund for Education , the Homeless and Travelers ...

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  14. 25th Senatorial District Race: Cox Shakes Up Status QuoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | Our Time Press

    ... the ranking Democrat on the Senate Committee on Children and Families. The district includes Red Hook, Bedford-Stuyvesant and parts of Brooklyn Heights, Sunset Park, Park Slope and Crown Heights. Cox, originally from Crown Heights and now residing ...

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  15. August 12, birthdays for Cara Delevingne, Francois Hollande, George SorosRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2012 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... live music, a rock wall and more. place this Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. at different locations across Bedford-Stuyvesant. Performers will include a wide array of neighborhood musicians, filmmakers, choreographers, painters and more. Satyajit Ray's ...

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  16. [Brooklyn is Angry] Trading down: Williamsburg biz worries new homeless refuge will repel customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | The Brooklyn Paper

    ... - which is more than many Southern Brooklyn districts, which have zero, though far fewer than nearby Bedford-Stuyvesant's 14 or Bushwick's seven. Councilman Antonio Reynoso (D-Williamsburg), who co-hosted the meeting, said he will support the ...

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  17. Star Journal News Visitors Guide Helps Tourist Find Little Known Treasures in NYC RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | LongIsland.com

    ... a resurgence of tourism as many communities are on the rise such as East Brooklyn, Clinton Hills, and Bedford-Stuyvesant. Brooklyn has a Tourism and Visitor Center. Among the attractions in Brooklyn are the Brooklyn Bridge, Prospect Park, Brooklyn ...

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  18. President Van Buren a oereturnsa on Aug. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Albany Times Union

    The town of Stuyvesant and The Friends of Lindenwald present a re-enactment of the 1841 return of President Martin Van Buren to his Kinderhook home at 1 p.m. Saturday Aug. 13 at Stuyvesant Landing. On that day 175 years ago he was accompanied by his lifelong friend and Stuyvesant native son, Benjamin Franklin Butler, after serving his one term.

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  19. Brooklyn Botanic Garden crowns the borough's greenest blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Curbed

    Every year, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden holds its annual Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest, which awards the neighborhoods who both spiff up their communities with plants, while also encouraging streetscape gardening, "tree stewardship," and other sustainable practices. Last year , the Bainbridge Street Homeowners and Tenants Block Association in Bedford-Stuyvesant took the crown for Greenest Residential Block but this year, the winning neighborhood is a little further south: first place went to the 300 East 25th Block Association in Flatbush, which has apparently entered the contest every year for almost two decades.

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  20. De Blasio finally stands up for cops :0Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 4 | New York Post

    ... when another caller who demeaned cops. The caller into WNYC radio, identified as Shahid in Bedford-Stuyvesant, described the NYPD as an historically white supremacist institution on Thursday and said it was sending killer cops into black ...

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