Author Archives: Channon Hodge

Post Re-do – Queen of All Saints

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Saint Lucy – Saint Patrick – A Reason to Believe

Along with 177 Catholic Churches in Brooklyn and Queens, two of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s largest churches just emerged from a year of financial scrutiny. Bishop Nicholas Dimarzio launched an initiative to shore up the stability of Catholic churches … Continue reading

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Community in a Bad Economy: Queen of All Saints Church, Brooklyn

Two of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s largest catholic churches just emerged from a year of tough financial scrutiny. Bishop Nicholas Dimarzio launched an initiative to shore up the stability of the 197 Catholic churches in Brooklyn and Queens and … Continue reading

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Is Crime and Doom the New Norm in New York? According to You – YES!

Although most of you don’t keep up with crime in New York City, it’s apparent that the crimes that are occurring are due in part to the recession according to your responses to our recent survey. A full 55 percent … Continue reading

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Composting in Hattie Carthan Community Garden

Some pests can be a city garden’s best friend. Kenta Darley-Usmar, 26, taught children and parents how easy city composting can be at Hattie Carthan Community Garden’s Pumpkin Festival on Oct. 30. It took less than fifteen minutes to create … Continue reading

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We All Know about NY City Bed Bugs. Now Here’s the Hope…

It’s official: bed bugs in New York City are an epidemic and now it’s also a booming industry. It’s pretty well established that bed bugs are spreading, but now we have to deal with those wishing to profit from this … Continue reading

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Is Crime and Doom the New Norm in New York City?

A teen suicide, several murders, a gang rampage, and an uptick in crime have plagued New York City in the past month and citizens are wondering if it’s a horrible new trend. Even in small communities, crime is on an … Continue reading

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How Stressed are You Students?

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Cell Phones on NYC Subways: Advancing Mankind or Advancing Annoyance?

Transit Wireless, the networking company contracted by the MTA,  secured deals last week with AT&T and T-Mobile, and started laying the groundwork for cell phone service on NYC subways.  Within 2 years, networking will be available on 6 testing sites … Continue reading

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West Indian Day Parade 2010 Leftovers

There are over 47 parades every year in New York City, and while the festivities are exciting, they leave an extraordinary amount of trash behind. Much of it is not recycled. The West Indian Day Parade on Eastern Parkway in … Continue reading

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