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J. DAVID GOODMAN
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Friday, October 6, 2017
The four-story building sits on a quiet street in Brooklyn, across from a church and an arts school. Eight apartments, front and back, two on each floor. The building, near the boundary of Clinton Hill and Bedford-Stuyvesant, has gone through incarnations as a rental, then a tenant-run cooperative, then a rental again. The most recent change brought a handful of new tenants, lured not by a landlord seeking to profit off the neighborhood’s gentrification, but by the promise of affordability.
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SHANICE LEWIS
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Thursday, October 5, 2017
In a few weeks New Yorkers will hit the polls once again for the 2017 mayoral election with candidates that include Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis and current Mayor Bill de Blasio. However, for de Blasio, local officials and community members are no longer playing nice when it comes to the demands of New York City residents.

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Rev. David K. Brawley & Grant Lindsay
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The opening of the new Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island last week reminds us that New York can act dramatically and in a hurry. In just six years, an idea championed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg went from idea to reality.
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
BROOKLYN - Dozens gathered Sunday to protest conditions at NYCHA residencies that have been called “deplorable.” St. Paul Community Baptist Church and East Brooklyn congregation members were marching to East New York NYCHA houses in protest of environments they say are unsafe and rat-infested. One resident says they have mold and chipping paint, while another submitted video to News 12 of water damage and a rat infestation.
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Sunday, September 17, 2017
Community leaders marched in Bushwick Sunday, calling for more affordable housing for seniors. Those affected by rising living costs marched alongside elected officials, asking the city to build 1,500 new units of senior housing on NYCHA land.
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Sunday, August 27, 2017
A city starved for affordable housing needs groundbreaking ideas for salvation — like a new push to pair religious institutions that own land with developers who possess the financial, construction and management know-how to turn that real estate into new apartments at fair rents.
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Jeanine Ramirez
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Friday, July 28, 2017
To help keep illegal guns off the streets, the city's top cop on Thursday vowed to take the fight straight to the NYPD's main gun manufacturer. Brooklyn reporter Jeanine Ramirez has more. Church leaders and parishioners packed the St Paul Community Baptist Church in East New York Thursday night not only to gather and pray but also as a call to action. The religious network East Brooklyn Congregations made a list of demands for their invited guest, Police Commissioner James O'Neil. "We want guns out of our communities," said Rev. Steven Carter of East Brooklyn Congregations.
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ROBERT PEAR
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Sunday, August 14, 2016
WASHINGTON — After the Affordable Care Act took effect in 2010, it created a review mechanism intended to prevent exorbitant increases in health insurance rates by shaming companies that sought them. But this summer, insurers are turning that process on its head, using it to highlight the reasons they are losing money under the health care law and their case for raising premiums in 2017.
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JAMES BARRON
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Sunday, August 14, 2016
Two chapters in two lives are being lived out in the tidy room on East 28th Street that Andrew Byrnes now calls home — two chapters that are different but entwined. One is the latest chapter in Mr. Byrnes’s life. His previous chapter was troubled, and troubling.
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Megan Cerullo
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Saturday, June 25, 2016
There were no support groups for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender students at the Academy for Young Writers in East New York when Michelle Eisenberg joined the school in 2012. Now, the Brooklyn public school’s first Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA), co-founded by Eisenberg, is recognized as one of the best in the country.
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Harry Siegal
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Sunday, June 5, 2016
It took 30 full minutes for the steady, awesome stream of humanity to file down the dozen steps outside Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, on Decatur St. just off Lewis Ave. in Bedford Stuyvesant.
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By Rev. David K. Brawley and Father Francis Skelly
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Monday, February 22, 2016
New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s recent report that identified 1,130 vacant and city-owned lots is shocking, but all too familiar. Every empty lot represents a missed opportunity for the city to build more desperately needed affordable housing. What’s more, building on vacant sites means that no residents need to be displaced in the process, nor is there a need for the kind of complicated and controversial trade-offs that have mired Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposed housing plan in a heated debate with housing advocates and community boards.
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Monday, June 29, 2015
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Batya Ungar-Sargon
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Thursday, June 25, 2015
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Reverend David K. Brawley and the Reverend Francis Skelly
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Thursday, June 25, 2015
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Joe Morris and Reverend Patrick O'Connor
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Monday, June 8, 2015
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The Reverend Joseph Hoffman and Jesus Navarette
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Saturday, March 21, 2015

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Batya Ungar-Sargon
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
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Rev. David K. Brawley Fr. Ed Mason
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Monday, February 23, 2015
Mayor de Blasio has made the creation of higher density apartments in East New York the centerpiece of his housing agenda. Oddly, his administration never bothered to ask us for our thoughts on its plans to build on the work we’ve been successfully doing there for 30 years.
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Reverend David K. Brawley and Reverend Patrick O'Connor
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Monday, December 8, 2014
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Reverend David K. Brawley and Reverend Getulio Cruz
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Sunday, October 26, 2014
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Monday, July 7, 2014
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Lisa W. Foderaro
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
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Marlene Peralta
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Thursday, June 26, 2014
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Ken Thornbourne
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Thursday, June 12, 2014
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Father Joseph Hoffman
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Sunday, May 18, 2014
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Harry Siegel
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Monday, May 12, 2014
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Harry Siegel
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Tuesday, May 6, 2014
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Michael Powell
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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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