Category : Northeast

Northeast / New York - 5 days ago

Rochester Steps Out to Cure Scleroderma

By Lisa Dumas – L to R: Marilyn Sibley and Rosa (Cox) Kegler-Johnson Rosa (Cox) Kegler-Johnson, one of the co-founders of the Greater Rochester Scleroderma Support Group’s annual “Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Walk” that takes place at Senec...

Northeast / New York - 5 days ago

Taxpayer-Financed Slush Fund

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Northeast / New York - 5 days ago

Dead Woman’s $2.5M Brownstone Sold for $50,000

A beautiful brownstone in Prospect Heights, valued at over $2 million, was scheduled for sale at auction yesterday. But it was removed from the list, reported as having been sold on January 31st for $50,000. Before that, it was sold for $10,000. Ne...

Northeast / New York - 5 days ago

WHAT’S GOING ON

Mellody Hobson I know that I disappeared without a trace.   No column, no explanation for three weeks! On March 16, I visited Mt. Sinai Hospital’s emergency room after a nagging eating disorder. I could not eat, could not sleep. Had this feeling o...

Northeast / New York - 5 days ago

Why They Kill Us

Hundreds rally for a march to the 71st Precinct on Empire Boulevard, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, to protest the fatal police shooting of Saheed Vassell, a 34-year-old welder and father of a teenage son who was fat...

Northeast / New York - 5 days ago

Bed Stuy-based Earth Center Celebrates Earth Week

Collage: Joanna Williams Bedford Stuyvesant’s Magnolia Tree Earth Center is celebrating Earth Week this year with a variety of activities aimed to increase community awareness of urban ecology and the environment; MTEC programs for students and sc...