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NEGES Foundation: Building a Brooklyn Bridge to Haiti

When Lisel Burns, clergy leader emeritus of the Brooklyn Society for- Ethical Culture (BSEC), first visited Haiti in the mid-1990's she knew she was visiting the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. But penury wasn’t the only thing she noticed.

LETTER FROM THE BRONX: Authenticity and Arthur Avenue

“The neighborhood sells itself as Italian,” Linda says of the Bronx neighborhood where she grew up and once again calls home.

Iris Rides Away

Anna Howard leaned out from the kitchen window overlooking the driveway and spoke softly to her daughter Iris, “Leave Tuesday. It’s not going to rain Tuesday.” Iris turned and looked up, for an instant a little girl basking in her mother’s voice.

WALKING THE ROCKAWAYS

It’s 9:30 a.m. on March 27, 2010. Matt Green of Bay Ridge straddles the shoreline of Rockaway Beach, shivering.

CITY NOTES: THE CUOMO AGENDA, LINDSAY’S NEW YORK

In announcing his bid for governor in late May, Andrew Cuomo put forth a comprehensive plan for reforming Albany.

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