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  Brooklyn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the space of a decade, it annexed the Town of New Lots in 1886, the Town of Flatbush, the Town of Gravesend, and the Town of New Utrecht in 1894, and the Town of Flatlands in 1896.
In 1898, Brooklyn residents voted by a slight majority to join with Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens and Richmond (later Staten Island) as the five boroughs to form the modern City of Greater New York.
Brooklyn's most beloved and cherished institution had left, and the move is cited by some historians as one of the catalysts for the decline of Brooklyn in the 1960s and 1970s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brooklyn,_New_York   (3225 words)

  
 East New York, Brooklyn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
East New York is a primarily low to middle income neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City.
East New York, with its declining manufacturing and industrial base, is economically depressed, which has created a host of socioeconomic problems, including widespread unemployment.
Puerto Ricans were moving in masses to New York City in the late 1950s, at a time when umemployment rates in Puerto Rico soared to 25 percent, and unfair import-export rates favouring the United States left Puerto Rico on the brink of poverty.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/East_New_York,_Brooklyn   (378 words)

  
 East New York, Brooklyn -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
East New York is a primarily low-income neighborhood in the borough of (A borough of New York City) Brooklyn in (The largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center) New York City.
East New York, with its declining manufacturing and industrial base, is economically depressed, which has created a host of socioeconomic problems, including widespread (The state of being unemployed or not having a job) unemployment.
Puerto Ricans were moving en masse to New York City in the late (The decade from 1950 to 1959) 1950s, at a time when umemployment rates in Puerto Rico soared to 25 percent, and unfair import-export rates favouring the United States left Puerto Rico on the brink of poverty.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/e/ea/east_new_york,_brooklyn.htm   (336 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Brooklyn, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Brooklyn is the most populous of the five boroughs of New York City.
In 1898, Brooklyn joined with Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens and Richmond (later Staten Island) as the five boroughs to form the modern City of Greater New York.
Brooklyn's most famous team, the Dodgers, got its start in 1884 in the American Association, calling themselves the Bridegrooms and playing at the first of three venues called Washington Park.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Brooklyn,-New-York   (2482 words)

  
 East New York Brooklyn in the 1890s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The sudden development of the 26th Ward, after the opening of the elevated railroad, as the actual end of the Brooklyn Bridge, led to changes which eventually resulted in the annexation of all the county towns of Kings County to Brooklyn and ended in condsolidation with the City of New York.
The town of New Lots was ripe for annexation when it came, for it had secured railroad transit via both steam and elevated railroads, in addition to being the terminus of the trunk horse car lines to Fulton and Broadway ferries.
East New York may be said to be the gateway to Long Island, for nearly all the bridges and railroads, elevated, surface or depressed, travel through this gate to the Island.
www.bklyn-genealogy-info.com /Town/1890s.ENY.html   (1873 words)

  
 Defeat Diabetes: Diabetes Rate Has Doubled In New York City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
New York City is facing an epidemic of diabetes, new figures showing that nearly 8 percent of adults in the city have the disease, double the rate of eight years ago.
For example, the study found that in East New York, Brooklyn, more than 31 percent of the residents are obese, and 13 percent have diabetes.
New York health officials estimate that in the city the rate is closer to 50 percent.
www.defeatdiabetes.org /Articles/nyc030203.htm   (537 words)

  
 East New York, Brooklyn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
East New York and New Lots, lying between Jamaica Avenue and Jamaica Bay, west of Junius Street, are less congested than neighboring Brownsville, but otherwise indistinguishable from it in appearance and social composition.
The development of East New York began in 1835 through the enterprise of John R. Pitkin, a wealthy Connecticut merchant who visualized it as a great city rivaling New York.
The New Lots Reformed Church, New Lots and Schenck Avenues, erected in 1823, represents the handiwork of the Dutch farmers of New Lots, who decided to build their own church because the trip to the Flatbush Reformed Church (see page 493) was too long and difficult.
www.brooklyn.net /neighborhoods/east_ny.html   (372 words)

  
 New York City, Brooklyn Playground Opening Celebrated (NYC): The Trust for Public Land
Brooklyn, New York, 5/17/05: Elementary school students and local residents celebrated the opening of a new playground and park at P.S. 328, East New York, Brooklyn today.
The new park is a half-million dollar investment paid for by TPL with funding donated by the New York Life Foundation, the Charles Hayden Foundation, and other foundations and individuals.
East New York is a geographically isolated section of Brooklyn, inhabited predominantly by African-Americans, Latinos, and Caribbean immigrants.
www.tpl.org /tier3_cd.cfm?content_item_id=19500&folder_id=631   (923 words)

  
 HPD's Guide to Homeownership in New York City: Neighborhoods: East New York, Brooklyn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
East New York's boundaries are Jamaica Avenue to the north, Eldert Lane to the east, Belt Parkway to the south, and Junus Street to the west.
East New York was founded in 1835 by Connecticut merchant John Pitkin and was incorporated into Brooklyn in 1889.
The population was mainly German during the 1800s, but East New York expanded when the IRT reached New Lots in 1922; between the 1920s and the 1960s, other European emigrants moved in, lured by moderately priced row houses, low-rise apartment buildings, walk-ups over store fronts and bustling local shopping strips.
www.nyc.gov /html/hpd/html/for-homebuyers/nychome-neighborhoods-brooklyn-eastnewyork.html   (501 words)

  
 Economic and Residential Renewal Continues in East New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
East New York, Brooklyn - The New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC), The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), elected officials, and Fleet Bank celebrated today the opening of The Fountains at Spring Creek.
The development, located in East New York at 922 and 1101 Forbell Street, consists of two newly constructed three-story buildings containing a total of 102 affordable apartments.
Located near the new Gateway Plaza Shopping Center, the Fountains at Spring Creek, is part of the quality of life initiatives and economic revitalization efforts underway in East New York.
www.nyc.gov /html/hpd/html/for-researchers/east-new-york2003-pr.html   (836 words)

  
 CYE 14(2) East New York Farms
East New York is the area occupied by Brooklyn Community District #5, a community of a little over 170,000 people in a 5.6 square mile area located in the eastern part of Brooklyn near Kennedy Airport.
In 1993, the New York City record for the highest number of homicides in a neighborhood was broken by the 75th precinct located in East New York with 126 in one year.
This is especially relevant in East New York where the introduction of crack cocaine in the mid 1980s, along with gang activity fostered a culture of violence that hurt the fabric of the neighborhood, and isolated residents from other parts of New York City and more significantly, from each other (Community Research Group 2001).
www.colorado.edu /journals/cye/14_1/articles/article2full.htm   (9862 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Brooklyn, New York (NY) - (borough) - Facts and Information
The Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg bridges span the East R., linking the borough to Manhattan; beneath the river are the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel (for vehicular traffic) and subway tunnels.
Brooklyn remains a borough of many well-defined neighborhoods, from the gentrified brownstone communities of Park Slope and Cobble Hill to Bedford-Stuyvesant, the largest Afr.-Amer.
Among the numerous educational institutions in the borough are Brooklyn Col. of the City Univ. of N.Y., Polytechnic Inst.
reference.allrefer.com /gazetteer/B/B10680-brooklyn.html   (646 words)

  
 East New York Urban Youth Corps / Housing Works   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
A locally-based housing developer and an established AIDS services and advocacy organization are co-sponsoring the construction of this project in East New York, Brooklyn.
Construction will be funded by the New York State Homeless Housing and Assistance Program, and bonds issued by the State's Medical Care Facilities Finance Authority.
PPAC also secured all of the necessary local approvals during this timeframe, allowing the project to be funded from bonds issued during the summer of 1995.
www.pratt.edu /picced/techast/enyaids.htm   (455 words)

  
 Research for Democracy
Background: New York ACORN has organized over the past ten years on public education issues on several levels.
New York ACORN has also conducted important research into the systemic racial inequalities in the New York Public Schools in their highly publicized Secret Apartheid study.
ACORN is currently negotiating with the Chancellor to begin targeting five schools in the first year in the Bronx, with added resources for attracting teachers, professional development and implementation of Success for All.
www.temple.edu /rfd/education_institute/participating/ny_acorn.htm   (239 words)

  
 31st Annual SIA Conference Brooklyn, New York June 6-10, 2002
Accompany Estelle Haferling, "made, born and bred in Brooklyn," for a walking tour mixing history and memories of the waterfront neighborhoods where she spent the first 16 years of her life, such as DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) and Williamsburg.
At what was officially called the New York Naval Shipyard operated by the Navy from 1801 to 1966, we'll visit the 1851 graving dock, which has been in continuous use to the present day and peek in on some of the manufacturers which have re-used the yard's buildings.
This rigorous and fast-paced tour, conducted with the assistance of the New York City Department of Transportation, will include all types of bridges in the borough, from America's first concrete bridge, the 1872 Cleft Ridge Span in Prospect Park, to Robert Moses-era expressways and movable spans over Brooklyn's industrial waterways.
www.siahq.org /brooklyn/tours.html   (2746 words)

  
 Brooklyn West Indian Carnival
Brooklyn Carnival in the News 1998 to 1999
New York union labor leadership gets credit for creating the well established Labor Day which now also marks the end of summer for most.
New York has the biggest parade in many categories including the well known Thanksgiving, Halloween and St.
www.carnaval.com /cityguides/newyork/ny_carn.htm   (2570 words)

  
 New York City -- 1957
Because it was all new and exciting, the pictures captured more than might be done by someone more jaded.
New York is all about transportation, especially the busses and subways.
Dave was in New York courtesy of the Presbyterian Church.
www.davehay.com /New.York.1967   (266 words)

  
 (East (New (York))), (New (York))
East New York is actually in Brooklyn whereas West New York is in New Jersey.
I returned to an East New York that bears only a passing resemblance to the one I grew up in.
But East New York Avenue is not the eastern part of New York Avenue.
www.frankston.com /public/Writing.asp?item=Essays/ENY.html   (1189 words)

  
 Coney Island - Kaufman - East (Brooklyn, New York 11224 USA)
Currently these are the only two named parks, while the rest of the rides operate until the umbrella of the Coney Island name.
This entry represents and area just east of the former Thunderbolt location.
Norman Kaufman moved here from an area just west of the Thunderbolt that was Steeplechase Park.
www.rcdb.com /m/pd911.htm   (163 words)

  
 The New York Times > New York Region > Seeking Answers on a 4-Block Path to a Killing
In East New York, Brooklyn, in the middle of the night, he was one of the few available targets.
Billy Pearson, a 51-year-old regular on the sidewalks of New Lots Avenue, the harmless guy who runs errands and then asks for a dollar, was dead in the shadows of a church.
He had been sleeping on the streets and in the cars of East New York for years, and had become a shy but friendly fixture, known simply as Billy.
www.nytimes.com /2004/06/19/nyregion/19HOME.final.html?ex=1402977600&en=1bf12eb008f7bb73&ei=5007&partner=USERLAND   (850 words)

  
 Lt.Governor Mary O. Donohue
Lt. Governor Mary Donohue today announced that East New York in Brooklyn will be among the 12 designated communities that will participate in the New York State Quality Communities demonstration project.
As a designated Quality Community, East New York will receive focused attention from state agencies, both technical and financial, to develop and implement revitalization strategies and projects that may include revitalized housing, increased recreation venues and youth activities, business development, and streetscape improvements for pedestrians.
In addition to East New York, Lt. Governor Donohue has also announced that the City of Lockport in Niagara County, the City of Jamestown in Chautauqua County and the Village of Hempstead in Nassau County have been designated to participate in the Quality Communities demonstration project.
www.state.ny.us /governor/ltgov/press99/june20_02.htm   (495 words)

  
 Jerome Harris: The Latest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Cypress Hills Community School (P.S. 89 in Brooklyn) Music Program is hosting a Benefit Concert--an evening of music to celebrate the successes of its fledgling music program, and to raise the financial support necessary to continue the program through the spring of 2005.
We are a New Visions School, with a combined special mandate of parent/teacher co-operative direction and planning, and a bilingual Spanish/English immersion program.
The school is dedicated to the development of local, family, and school community through an academic program integrating dual-language immersion, the arts, and a rigorous literacy and math curriculum from kindergarten through eighth grade.
www.jeromeharris.com /thelatest/detail.cfm?EVENT_ID=23   (676 words)

  
 Rent-Direct.com: East NY Apartment Brooklyn apartments East New York, Cypress Hills
The fiscal crisis of 1970s were tough years for New York City, and few neighborhoods suffered as much as East New York.
Revitalization has been slow, and much work remains to be done to make this area as attractive as the rest of Brooklyn.
East New York / Cypress Hills: These are not happy places for either adults or children.
www.rent-direct.com /Brooklyn_Apartments/apartments-east_new_york.html   (440 words)

  
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Brooklyn College, City University of New York Adjunct Professor (January-December 1999) Taught undergraduate courses in educational foundations.
EDUCATION Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York Doctor of Education Degree (May 1999) Department of Philosophy and Social Sciences Areas of specialization: religion and education, spiritual foundations of education, Waldorf education, epistemology, knowledge and human values, poverty and homelessness.
The East New York New Teacher Initiative (proposal in preparation-2002) This proposal seeks $50,000 to recruit new teachers from East New York, Brooklyn.
depthome.brooklyn.cuny.edu /schooled/Reed-cv.doc   (1277 words)

  
 Pratt Center: AIDS Housing and Community Center, East New York- Brooklyn
East New York Urban Youth Corps, a locally based developer, and Housing Works, an established AIDS services and advocacy organization, co-sponsored the construction of a new low-rise community center which incorporates a 12,000 square foot, state licensed day healthcare facility and 32 efficiency apartments.
The 34,000 square foot facility, completed in 1998, provides meals, primary health care, and substance abuse treatment services to residents and 60 day clients living with AIDS or HIV.
Use of the strong architectural forms and materials like quarry tile help to create a playful yet durable environment for the clients.
www.prattcenter.net /arch-old-eastny.php   (136 words)

  
 New York Daily News - News & Views - Let's catch these creeps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Davis' battered body was found in a weed-choked lot in East New York, Brooklyn.
The slain father of three worked in the New Rochelle city court and took pride in protecting people, his father said.
Aponte, 32, and two friends were walking to a grocery store on Stockholm St. in Bushwick, Brooklyn, when Velez allegedly rode up on a dirt bike and opened fire at 4:30 a.m.
www.nydailynews.com /news/story/312482p-267337c.html   (1348 words)

  
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