News and Media

Author: 
J. DAVID GOODMAN
Publication Date: 
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.
News Media Category: 

Author: 
SHANICE LEWIS
Publication Date: 
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.

Author: 
Rev. David K. Brawley & Grant Lindsay
Publication Date: 
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.
News Media Category: 

Publication Date: 
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.
News Media Category: 

Publication Date: 
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.
News Media Category: 

Publication Date: 
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.
News Media Category: 

Author: 
Jeanine Ramirez
Publication Date: 
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.
News Media Category: 

Author: 
JAMES BARRON
Publication Date: 
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.
News Media Category: 

Author: 
ROBERT PEAR
Publication Date: 
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.
News Media Category: 

Author: 
Megan Cerullo
Publication Date: 
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.
News Media Category: 

Author: 
Harry Siegal
Publication Date: 
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.
News Media Category: 

Publication Date: 
Thursday, May 5, 2016
On Sunday, April 24, 2016, more than 150 leaders and parishioners will lead a procession from Mass to bless a new traffic signal in front of the parish. They will be joined by Queens Transportation Commissioner Nicole Garcia who met with and made a promise to more than 100 parishioners in November.
News Media Category: 

Author: 
By Rev. David K. Brawley and Father Francis Skelly
Publication Date: 
Monday, February 22, 2016
News Media Category: 

Author: 
Jillian Jorgensen and Will Bredderman
Publication Date: 
Monday, January 11, 2016
News Media Category: 

Author: 
Francesca Norsen Tate
Publication Date: 
Monday, October 26, 2015
News Media Category: 

Author: 
Harry Siegel
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
News Media Category: 

Author: 
Reverend David K. Brawley and the Reverend Francis Skelly
Publication Date: 
Thursday, June 25, 2015
News Media Category: 

Author: 
Joe Morris and Reverend Patrick O'Connor
Publication Date: 
Monday, June 8, 2015
News Media Category: 

Author: 
Brian Lehrer
Publication Date: 
Thursday, May 28, 2015
News Media Category: 

Author: 
Nikita Stewart and Alexander Burns
Publication Date: 
Monday, May 18, 2015
News Media Category: 

Author: 
Rev. Andrew Foster-Connors and Melissa Kelley
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
News Media Category: 

Pages