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                                                                                               Community                   page       3           P a t       St e v e n s o n
                                                                                               Real Estate                 page       6               A NOTE FROM THE PUBLISHER
                                                                                               Calendar                    page       8
                                                                                               Event                       page       9         Good News You Can Use!
                                                                                               Art&Culture                 page      12
                                                                                               Focus                       page      13                  Good News and Congratulations to
                                                                                               Theater                     page      14         NYPD Detective Feris Jones, who was
                                                                                               Education                   page      17
                                                                                               Families                    page      18         honored in a ceremony at Borough Hall for
                                                                                               Health                      page      19         the heroism shown as she confronted a
                                                                                               Literary Corner             page      20         gunman and prevented a robbery and
                                                                                               Wellness                    page      21
                                                                                               Urbanology                  page      22         injuries to others in a hair salon in Brook-
                                                                                               Lifestyle                   page      23         lyn. (see page 15)
                                                                                               Church News                 page      25
                                                                                               Classified                  page      26                  Gayle King of (Oprah’s best
                                                                                                                                                friend) visited the Adam Clayton Powell,
                                                                                               Publisher/Editor       Pat Stevenson
                                                                                               A&E Editor             Linda Armstrong           Jr. State Office Building, 2nd floor Art
                                                                                               Art&Cultural           Stacey Ann Ellis          Gallery earlier this week to view the cur-
                                                                                               Adams Report           Audrey Adams
                                                                                               Travel Editor          Audrey Bernard            rent “Oprah 25 Years” exhibit.
                                                                                               Writer                 Erin Lewenauer            (see page 14)
                                                                                               Writer                 Donna Lamb
                                                                                               Columnist              Bro Bill Defosset                  Congratulations to Project Enter-
                                                                                               Columnist              William A. Rogers         prise’s Charles B. Benenson entrepreneur
                                                                                               Columnist              Zakiyyah
                                                                                               EducationColumnist     Michelle Greenidge        Award recipient, Karen Vanderburg, owner
                                                                                               Book Review            Terri Schlichenmeyer
                                                                                               Queens Photojournalist Juliet Kaye
                                                                                                                                                of Eternal Beauty in the Bronx.
                                                                                               Brooklyn Writer        Keith Forrest             (see page 7)
                                                                                               Bronx Writer           Howard Giske
                                                                                               Business Columnist Jennifer Edwards
                                                                                                                                                         Harlem is gearing up for the NYC
                                                                                               Political Editor       Cedric McClester          Marathon this Saturday, November 6th.
                                                                                               Society                Audrey Bernard
                                                                                               Photographer           Michelle James            Activities will be held along the Harlem
                                                                                               Sales Consultant       Dawn Hill                 Miles from 96th Street to 135th Street.
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                                                                        GRANDPARENTS BALL AT THE
                                                                         SALVATION ARMY ON NOV 6
                                                                              randparents Around the World Productions Inc., an organization
                                                                        G     dedicated to building bridges between elders and youth and will
                                                                        honor eight individuals who have demonstrated outstanding commit-
                                                                        ment to their community and their family: Rhonna Bonsu, Gerald
                                                                        Brown, Angelita DeJesus, Anita Griffith, Maggie Lee, Barbara Miller,
                                                                        Clara Monroe-Brown and Mamie Williams.
                                                                            In addition, Sylvia D’Alessandro, one of the driving forces behind
                                                                        the establishment of the Sandy Ground Historical Society
                                                                        Library/Museum, the first and only African American library/museum
                                                                        on Staten Island as well as a program site for the National Underground
                                                                        Railroad Network to Freedom and a self trained artist, will receive the
                                                                        Elouise Richardson Distinguished Community Service Award; Pat
                                                                        Stevenson, CEO, Founder and Publisher of Harlem News Group, Inc.
                                                                        will receive the Citation of Excellence in Community-Based Media
                                                                        Award, and Christopher Banks, Executive Director/CEO, East New
                                                                        York United Concerned Citizens, Inc. will receive the Grandparents
                                                                        Dedication Award.
     www.harlemvet.com                                                      The festivities will begin at 3:00 p.m. at 110th Street & Central Park
                                                                        with a limousine parade down Lenox Avenue to The Salvation Army.
                                                                        Media are welcome to attend.
                                                                            Entertainment will be provided by NOW and Asako Motojima,
                                                                        Soprano recording artist.
                                                                                 Purchase your tickets today by calling 347-346-4800 or 917-
                                                                        359-6711. If you are unable to attend, we would appreciate a donation
                                                                        to the cause. Your support will help GATW to continue to carry out our
                                                                        mission – “To bridge the gap between seniors and young people by
                                                                        offering programs that provide POSITIVE ROLE MODELS for our
                                                                        youth”.




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 “Live” R&B Entertainment on Sundays 3:30-7:30pm           “Neighborhood Eats”
                                     Two Locations:
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                      **new location - opening June 25th
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                                                                                                                                                                 COMMUNITY
                                     HARLEM GEARS UP TO PREPARE FOR THE ING
                                     NYC MARATHON WITH MARATHON WEEK UPTOWN
                                 O
                                           n Sunday, November 7th, over 44,000         Avenue will include live entertainment at 5          activities dubbed Harlem Celebrates Marathon
                                           runners from all over the globe will par-   stages from 135th Street to ll0th Street along       Week. This year marks the second year this
                                           ticipate in the chance to excel in the      5th Avenue. The spectators will enjoy, Gospel,       effort has been undertaken by The Greater
                                     world’s sports and media capital before two       R&B, Jazz, Latin, Hip Hop, Reggae, Blues,            Harlem Chamber of Commerce in concert with
                                     million live, cheering spectators and over 300    Dance while they’re cheering the runners on          the New York Road Runners supported by
                                     million television viewers worldwide when they    and help to boost the energy of the runners as       Harlem Arts Alliance, Upper Manhattan
                                     run in the ING NYC Marathon. Now a major          they run the last 5 miles of the 26.2 miles of the   Empowerment Zone, WBLS-FM, WLIB-AM,
                                     annual component of the Marathon is the           Marathon.                                            WHCR-FM and HARLEM WEEK. The pur-
                                     “Harlem Miles.” A 42 block stretch of the run        Leading up to Sunday’s November 7th               pose of Harlem Marathon Week as stated by
                                     from 138th Street to 96th Street along 5th        Marathon is an extraordinary week of Harlem          Chamber Vice President Patricia Ricketts is “to
                                                                                                                                            invite families, residents, students, employees,
                                                                                                                                            business and professional persons in the Greater
                                                                                                                                            Harlem community and all of New York and
                                                                                                                                            beyond are coming out from Monday, Novem-
                                                                                                                                            ber 1st thru Sunday, November 7th and joined
                                                                                                                                            with 2010 New York City Marathoners and
                                                                                                                                            their guests from throughout the region, the
                                                                                                                                            nation and the world as they “DISCOVER
                                                                                                                                            OUR HARLEM.”
                                                                                                                                                Activities for the week include specialty
                                                                                                                                            shopping at unique boutiques; dining on
                                                                                                                                            local, regional and international foods &
                                                                                                                                            beverages at specially selected Harlem
                                                                                                                                            restaurants; open houses at historic cultural
                                                                                                                                            institutions, and experiencing the famous and
                                                                                                                                            u n iq u e mu s ic a l “ So u n d s o f H a r le m” a t
                                                                                                                                            selected nightclubs and churches. Some of
                                                                                                                                            the highlights include a special Marathon
                                                                                                                                            Week Pasta Night at Gran Piatto D’oro,
                                                                                                                                            brunches at Sylvia’s, Melba’s and Dinosaurs.
                                                                                                                                            Jazz and musical performances at Lenox
                                                                                                                                            Lounge, Showman’s, The Shrine; art exhibi-
                                                                                                                                            tion at Dwyer Cultural Center, visits to land-
                                                                                                                                            marks such as The World Famous Apollo
                                                                                                                                            Theater, El Museo del Barrio, Museum of the
                                                                                                                                            City of New York, National Jazz Museum in
                                                                                                                                            Harlem, U. S. Grant National Memorial Park
                                                                                                                                            and much, much more.
                                                                                                                                                Harlem Marathon week began on November
                                                                                                                                            1st and concludes on November 7th with the
                                                                                                                                            41st running of the ING New York City
                                                                                                                                            Marathon. For a full calendar of events for
                                                                                                                                            Harlem Marathon Week log onto.
                                                                                                                                                The Greater Harlem Chamber of Com-
                                                                                                                                            merce is committed to the improvement and
                                                                                                                                            prosperity of the Greater Harlem area in gen-
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                                                                                                                                            eral, and the entire New York metropolitan
                                                                                                                                            region. One of New York City’s oldest ongo-
                                                                                                                                            ing trade and business associations, GHCC
                                                                                                                                            continues to keep the famous village of
                                                                                                                                            Harlem in the regional, national and interna-
                                                                                                                                            tional spotlights with annual events such as
                                                                                                                                            HARLEM WEEK, the “Harlem Miles”, and
                                                                                                                                            The Harlem Jazz & Music Festival. The
                                                                                                                                            Chamber is comprised of members from vari-
                                                                                                                                            ous business, civic, educational, health,
                                                                                                                                            tourism, cultural, sports, and other profession-
                                                                                                                                            al arenas.



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                                                                                                                                                                             REAL ESTATE
                                                       HOMEOWNERSHIP (PART 15)
                                                       MAINTAINING YOUR HOME –
                                                       FINANCIAL                    ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS (5)                                                    By Rev. Charles Butler



                                     O
                                            ver the past few weeks we dis-     than 250 New Yorkers avoid foreclo-             ments going forward;                     (3) Make a short pay-off on a second
                                            cussed financial assistance pro-   sure and stay in their homes. NEDAP         (5) Have a concrete plan, developed              mortgage.
                                            grams designed to help             operates this loan in partnership with          with a counselor or advocate, that       (4) Pay off arrears on a mortgage loan,
                                     distressed homeowners.                    the Lower East Side People’s Federal            documents this affordability;                where a borrower has fallen
                                     (1) New York City’s Department of         Credit Union. The Loan Fund was             (6)Have reliable and verifiable                  behind due to hardship. To apply,
                                         Housing Preservation and Devel-       designed to complement existing fore-           source(s) of income; and                     a homeowner must work with a
                                         opment (HPD) Mortgage Assis-          closure prevention efforts in NYC.          (7) The home must be the applicant’s             foreclosure prevention counselor,
                                         tance Program (MAP);                  Through the Fund, NEDAP provides                primary residence. The credit                attorney or other advocate. The
                                     (2) The New York Times Neediest           low-cost loans, generally up to                 union will examine an applicant’s            advocate will work with the home-
                                         Case Fund;                            $25,000, to eligible homeowners who             credit history using the credit              owner to ensure that the Gap Loan
                                     (3) The Money Management Interna-         are fighting foreclosure. Loan terms            union credit score, which includes           is part of a sustainable long-term
                                         tional (MMI);                         are flexible and are based on each bor-         non-traditional payment history,             mortgage plan. The advocate will
                                     (4) The Federation of Protestant Wel-     rower’s circumstances and ability to            such as payment of utilities and             complete the Gap Loan applica-
                                         fare Agencies, Inc. (FPWA).           repay. The interest rate is usually some-       property taxes. The credit union             tion and communicate with
                                         The program we will discuss           where between 3.5 – 5%. The term of             will consider whether negative               NEDAP during the loan approval
                                     today is the offered through Neigh-       the loans will not exceed 15 years.             credit information results from an           and closing process.
                                     borhood Economic Development                 The eligibility guidelines include:          abusive loan.                                For information or questions relat-
                                     Advocacy Project (NEDAP) and is:          (1) Live within the five boroughs of            Some of the ways a Gap loan can          ed to the home buying process or
                                     (5) The Foreclosure Prevention Gap        New York City;                              be used is as follows:                       foreclosure prevention and to deter-
                                         Loan Fund.                            (2) Have a low or moderate-income or        (1) Make an up-front payment needed          mine if you are eligible for any of
                                         NEDAP’s Foreclosure Prevention            other demonstrated need;                    to qualify for an affordable loan        these financial assistance programs,
                                     Gap Loan Fund helps low and moder-        (3) Work with a foreclosure preven-             modification.                            contact Rev. Charles Butler at
                                     ate income New York City homeown-             tion counselor and/or attorney;         (2) Close a gap to enable a senior citizen   (212)281-4887 ext.131 or email at
                                     ers at risk of foreclosure. To date,      (4) Be able to afford all mortgage,             to pay off a high cost mortgage with     cbutler@hcci.org.
                                     NEDAP’s Loan Fund has helped more             Gap Loan, and other debt pay-               an affordable reverse mortgage.
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                                                                                                                                                                                 BUSINESS
PROJECT ENTERPRISE HONORED ENTREPRENEURS AT SEVENTH ANNUAL
CHARLES B. BENENSON ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS




                                                                                                                                                Mel Washington, PE Executive          Mel Washington, PE Executive
Arva Rice, President & CEO of the NY Urban             Finalists for the Charles B. Benenson Award                                              Director, Carmen Wong Ulrich, Mis-    Director & Lawrence Benen-
League; Mel Washington, Executive Director of Pro-                                                                                              tress of Ceremonies & TV Personali-   son, Son of Charles Benenson
ject Enterprise; Karen Vanderburg, 2010 Charles B.                                                                                              ty; Curtis Archer, HCDC               and Presenting Sponsor
Benenson Entrepreneur & Owner of Eternal Beauty
of NY; Debra Schatzki, Founder of Project Enterprise
                                                                                                                                                                Mel Washington,




                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Photo Credits – Hubert Williams
       roject Enterprise (PE), the New York                                                                                                                     PE      Executive


P      City-based microlending organiza-
       tion that provides small loans, train-
ing and other services to businesses in
                                                                                                                                                                Director & Deon
                                                                                                                                                                Levingston, Gener-
                                                                                                                                                                al Manager of
                                                                                                                                                                WBLS & Benenson
under-resourced communities, held its sev-                                                                                                                      Awards Sponsor
enth annual Charles B. Benenson Entrepre-              Champion of Entrepreneurship Honoree, Kyle Donovan,        2009 & 2010 Project Enterprise Inspiration
neur Awards dinner on Thursday, October                NV Magazine; Project Enterprise Board Chair, David         Award Winners, Deborah Williams, Her
21st at the Alhambra Ballroom in Harlem.               Singer; Project Enterprise Inspiration Honoree, Len Bur-   Game 2; Len Burnett, Uptown Media Group
Hosted by Carmen Wong Ulrich, Glamour                  nett; PE Executive Director, Mel Washington                & Vibe Lifestyle Network
Magazine’s personal finance expert, this
                                                       operations, hired new stylists, and most sig-       preneurs. Business owners seek PE’s                  for their communities, and build financial
year’s honorees included Len Burnett of
                                                       nificantly, almost doubled her monthly              resources at various stages of their business        assets.
Uptown Media Group & Vibe Project
                                                       sales.                                              to obtain help in the form of financing,                 A lifelong real estate entrepreneur and
Enterprise and Kyle Donovan, publisher of
                                                           “Karen’s resilience and determination to        leadership training or business building             prominent philanthropist, Charles B.
NV Magazine. The 2010 Charles B. Benen-
                                                       expand her business in the face of numer-           support. Some have received loans as small           Benenson enjoyed an illustrious career
son Entrepreneur Award went to Karen
                                                       ous obstacles, including a sluggish econo-          as $750, while others have borrowed as               amassing an impressive portfolio of build-
Vanderburg, the owner of Eternal Beauty
                                                       my, has been an inspiration to all of our           much as $12,000. In addition to a strong             ings throughout New York City and across
Salon in the Bronx.
                                                       members”, said PE Executive Director, Mel           loan repayment record, Project Enterprise            the United States. As an entrepreneur,
    Each year, Project Enterprise hosts this
                                                       Washington. “All of our honorees this year          looks to reward those who have inspired              Benenson was known for his robust imagi-
gala to honor the diligence and perseverance
                                                       have a few important things in common:              their fellow members and community.                  nation and his exceptional ability to make
of one of its members, as well as the success
                                                       they demonstrate perseverance in the face               Project Enterprise is an organization            all his ideas come to life. He was responsi-
of a well-known entrepreneur in the New
                                                       of many challenges, they are role models            that supports and develops entrepreneurs             ble for the building and renovation of more
York community. The Inspiration Award,
                                                       for others and they provide job opportuni-          and small businesses in under-resourced              than 200 properties, including the World
which goes to an entrepreneur with whom
                                                       ties for others in the communities where            communities in New York City. By provid-             Bank building in Washington D.C and the
PE member entrepreneurs can identify, went
                                                       they live and work.”                                ing access to business loans, business               Cross County Shopping Center in Yonkers.
to Len Burnett this year. Len is a highly suc-
                                                           The Charles B. Benenson Entrepreneur            development services and networking
cessful entrepreneur with over 20 years of
                                                       Awards raise awareness of entrepreneurship          opportunities, PE helps entrepreneurs
publishing experience, and his expertise in
                                                       and funds to support PE’s work with entre-          increase their standard of living, create jobs
advertising sales and marketing leadership
has enabled him to successfully launch 7
major magazines with exceptional advertis-
ing growth.
    “The challenges on my route to success
have been many, becoming an entrepreneur
is not easy, if it were, many would do it,”
said Mr. Burnett. “To be honored by PE
means a lot to me…and is an inspiration as
well.”
    PE presented the Champions of Entre-
preneurship Award to Kyle Donovan and
NV Magazine, which represents a “New
Vision” in business and is geared to helping
shape, inspire and nurture rising entrepre-
neurs, urban professionals, and forward
thinkers.
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    “My vision was specifically to provide
practical information that entrepreneurs can
use every day… to set out a road map for
success, stated Mr. Donovan. “Being a
Champion means a lot because it means
that I accomplished what I set out to do.”
    Each year, a PE member is also pre-
sented with the Charles B. Benenson Entre-
preneur Award. Nominations for this award
are made by PE members from ten centers
throughout New York City. Candidates are
nominated because of their business acu-
men, growth, and commitment to PE. This
year’s recipient is Karen Vanderburg the
owner of Eternal Beauty in the Bronx.
When a landlord tried to double her rent
after learning of her plans to expand and
offer new services, Karen took a loan from
PE. She moved her salon, expanded her
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                                        C         O          M             M     U       N        I      T       Y              C        A        L        E       N        D        A         R
                                     Thru-Jan 9                                Nov 6                                   Survial and Prosperity in The Cur-       Dec 18 2010-December 2011
                                     Nueva York (1613-1945) exhibition         7:00pm                                  rent Economy, Motivating                 Voces Y Visiones: Signs, Systems,
                                     on view at El Museo Del Barrio.           15th ANNUAL MEN COOKING FOR             African American & Latino Males          and the City in El Museo del Bar-
                                     Presented in collaboration with the       CHANGE. Being held at Great Hall,       To Acheive Success in School &           rio's Permanent Collection. This
                                     New-York Historical Society, this         City College, 138th & Convent.          Life, Pre-School Education.Middle        installation in the Carmen Ana
                                     intriguing exhibition reveals the         50 Chefs and Divas . Tickets $75 at     School & High School Students -          Unanue Galleries, drawn from El
                                     powerful role that Latinos and            the door. Being presented by            FREE: Adults, $10.00 per pesonInfor-     Museo del Barrio's wide-ranging
                                     Spanish-speaking countries have           Women In the Black. Black Tie           mation & Registration- Dr. Sheilah       Permanent Collection, features
                                     played over three centuries to help       event. For tickets and more infor-      Bobo-(917) 412-9099                      works with an urban sensibility that
                                     shape New York into the most cul-         mation call 212-996-7980.                                                        deploy pared-down building
                                     turally vibrant city in the world. El                                             Nov 13                                   blocks of shape, color, and form to
                                     Museo Del Barrio, 1230 Fifth              Nov 6                                   12 p.m.-6 p.m.                           express revealing worldviews. El
                                     Avenue.                                   4:00pm                                  ArtCrawl Harlem as they tour six         Museo Del Barrio, 1230 Fifth
                                                                               GRANDPARENTS BALL. Being held           outstanding art galleries in Spanish     Avenue.
                                     Nov 6                                     at the Salvation Army. Entertain-       Harlem. There will be a guided trol-
                                     12 p.m.                                   ment will be provided by NOW            ley tour and a reception to follow       Dec 18
                                     Sister to Sister: One in the Spirit,      and Asako Motojima, Soprano             including dinner, wine, and music.       6 p.m.-9 p.m.
                                     Inc. annual luncheon to Salute            recording artist. Purchase your tick-   Seating is limited so book in            Cultural Celebration: 9th Annual
                                     Vibrant Women Who Give Back to            ets today by calling 347-346-4800       advance. $55.Call 1-800-838-3006         Coquito Tasting Contest. The Inter-
                                     Their Community. Included among           or 917-359-6711.                        or visit www.artcrawl harlem. com.       national Coquito Federation and El
                                     the honorees are Marva Allen of                                                                                            Museo del Barrio invite you to par-
                                     Hue-Man Bookstore & Cafe, Elsie           Nov 6                                   No 20                                    ticipate in this joyous Latino holiday
                                     McCabe Thompson, wife of former           8:00am-2:00pm                           11 a.m.-8:30 p.m.                        tradition. Come taste the winning
                                     mayoral candidate Bill Thompson,          “PARENTS, EDUCATORS AND COM-            Festival: We Love Musica. at El          recipes of the month-long Coquito
                                     the President of the Museum for           MUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS,             Museo Del Barrio. Super Sábado           Master Qualifier Series 2010, and
                                     African Art, Corby Ellis-Mare of          EDUCATING OUR CHILDREN, ENSUR-          continues celebrating all things         add a vote to the ones cast by this
                                     CNB, and others. Cheryl Wills,            ING OUR DESTINY” Workshop. Being        Nueva York… with a focus on local        year's honorary judges. After el
                                     Anchorwoman of NY1 News, will             held at Frederick Douglass Acade-       music! Come listen to the ritmo lati-    ganador is announced, they will
                                     be the Mistress of Ceremonies, and        my 149th Street & Adam Clayton          no, including musical storytelling by    celebrate with a concert in El
                                     fashion and beauty expert, Tai            Powell, Jr. Blvd. Registration & Con-   Louie Miranda, Face the Music in         Teatro! You must show ID and sign
                                     Beauchamp, will be the keynote            tinental Breakfast 8:00AM-9:00AM        concert, and much more. El               a waiver. First come, first served
                                     speaker. Uptown Grand Restau-             Plenary With Guest Speakers-            Museo Del Barrio, is located at          basis. El Museo Del Barrio, 1230 5th
                                     rant. $85 includes a pre-luncheon         9:00AM-10:00AM Workshops(6)             1230 5th Avenue. Free.                   Avenue. Free.
                                     Networking Reception. Call 917-           10:15AM-1:30PM Family Literacy,
                                     668-4284.                                 Math-Diversity in The Math Class-
                                                                               room, Nutrition(Healthy Eating),
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                                                                                                                                                                           EVENTS
                                     RANGEL INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS PROGRAM
                                     ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FELLOWSHIPS
                                     More Than 40 Former Rangel Fellows Are Now Diplomats Serving in U.S. Embassies Around the World
                                            he Charles B. Rangel Inter-    fellowships to attend universities

                                     T      national Affairs Program is
                                            now accepting applications
                                     for its 2011 graduate fellowships.
                                                                           across the country. So far, 43 for-
                                                                           mer fellows have been sworn in as
                                                                           members of the diplomatic corps,
                                     The program seeks applicants who      representing the U.S. as Foreign
                                     are interested in pursuing careers    Service Officers in 31 countries.
                                     as Foreign Service Officers for the      “More than ever, we need these
                                     U.S. Department of State. The fel-    young people to be among those
                                     lowship is open to college under-     representing America around the
                                     graduate seniors and recent           world,” Congressman Rangel said.
                                     graduates who want to begin two-      “They bring new ideas, and they
                                     year master’s programs in the fall    also prove that America’s elite are
                                     of 2011.                              no longer those who were born
                                         In March 2011, the program        into privilege. Rather, they are tak-
                                     will select twenty Rangel Fellows     ing advantage of an opportunity to
                                     who will receive up to $90,000 in     work their way up to an elite pro-
                                     benefits over two years to fund       fession.”                                graduation, embarking on one of        school in fall 2011, and a mini-
                                     tuition, mandatory fees, and living      Rangel Fellows may use the fel-       the most exciting and rewarding        mum 3.2 GPA.
                                     expenses for completion of two-       lowship to fund graduate studies of      careers in government.                    The application deadline is Jan-
                                     year master’s degrees, as well as     international affairs, or related sub-      The program encourages appli-       uary 21, 2011. Additional infor-
                                     summer internships to promote         jects, such as public administra-        cations from members of minority       mation about the Rangel Program
                                     professional development.             tion, business administration or         groups, historically underrepre-       and specific application require-
                                         Founded by Congressman            public policy, at U.S. universities.     sented in the Foreign Service, and     ments are available at www.rangel-
                                     Rangel in 2002, the Rangel Inter-     Those who successfully complete          those with financial need. Eligibil-   program.org.
                                     national Affairs Program has          the program receive appointments         ity requirements include U.S. citi-
                                     awarded more than 80 graduate         as Foreign Service Officers upon         zenship, plans to enter graduate
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         FOR TICKETS AND INFORMATION CALL THE BROWNSTONE: 212-996-7980
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                       EVENTS
                                     EAGLE ACADEMY STUDENT TO ATTEND WEST POINT
                                                                                                         Left Photo: l-r Eagle Foundation Board Member David Brand, Eagle Academy
                                                                                                         Principal Jonathan Foy, Eagle Academy Senior Roberto Huiy, Major Michael
                                                                                                         Burns, Minority Admissions Officer at the United States Military Academy at
                                                                                                         West Point , Philip Banks Sr. President One Hundred Black Men of New York,
                                                                                                         Fitzgerald Miller 2nd VP One Hundred Black Men of New York, Inc. and
                                                                                                         retired Army Colonel Francis Kairson

                                                                                                          Right Photo: l-r Eagle Academy Principal Jonathan Foy (partially hidden),
                                                                                                         Major Michael Burns, Minority Admissions Officer at the United States Military
                                                                                                         Academy at West Point; Retired Army Colonel Francis Kairson, a member of
                                                                                                         the One Hundred Black Men and Eagle Academy senior, 16-year old Roberto
                                                                                                         Huie, the first student from the Eagle Academy to be accepted into a US ser-
                                                                                                         vice academy.

                                                                                                                                             Photos By: Margot Jordan


                                              n November 1 at 8:30 AM, Major            When asked about joining the USMA in a time                        Six years ago 100 boys started class-               In addressing the students on open-

                                     O        Michael Burns, Minority Admissions
                                              Officer at the United States Military
                                     Academy at West Point, surprised Eagle Acad-
                                                                                        of war he replied, “I’ve thought about that a
                                                                                        lot. This is a time when the country needs
                                                                                        leaders the most. Hopefully, if I needed, I’ll
                                                                                                                                                es at the newly-organized Eagle Academy for
                                                                                                                                                Young Men then located within the Bronx
                                                                                                                                                School for Law, Government and Justice. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                   ing day he said: “The motto of 100 Black Men
                                                                                                                                                                                                   of America, Inc. is ‘What they see is what
                                                                                                                                                                                                   they’ll be.’ The Eagle Academy grew out of
                                     emy senior 16-year old Roberto Huie with his       be prepared.”                                           Eagle Academies (in the Bronx, Brooklyn and        our desire to leave a tangible legacy of our 44
                                     letter of acceptance as a Cadet in the class of               On Wednesday, September 8, 2010              Queens) are sponsored by One Hundred Black         year track record of commitment to social and
                                     2015. Roberto is the first student from the        the brand new $50 million, 78,500 square foot           Men, Inc., a community-based organization of       economic empowerment in New York City,”
                                     Eagle Academy to be accepted into a US ser-        Eagle Academy for Young Men opened at                   professionals with a four-decade record of         “We are committed to providing a high quality
                                     vice academy.                                      4143 Third Avenue, at 176th Street, between             mentoring, civic involvement and leadership in     education for each student in a safe and nurtur-
                                                Roberto was greeted in the Eagle        the Cross Bronx Expressway and Tremont                  public education.                                  ing environment. In 2004 when the OHBM
                                     Academy’s Senate Room by the top fifty stu-        Avenue in the Bronx. The school will educate                       “The Eagle Academies are the One        and the City of New York launched a unique
                                     dents in the school along with Philip Banks,       more than 500 boys in grades 6-12.                      Hundred Black Men’s response to the high           initiative, a public academy for young men, we
                                     Jr., President of One Hundred Black Men, Inc.                 The new $50 million, 78,500 square           failure rate of Black and Hispanic boys in high    wanted it to be a school whose engine would
                                     of New York, Board member David Brand and          foot, state of the art facility features: Wireless      school as well as college. Our historic and        be fueled by public funds, private support,
                                     1st Vice President Fitzgerald Miller; Retired      Internet connectivity throughout; Apple com-            unique approach uses public/private partner-       intense and creative curriculum, engagement of
                                     Army Colonel Francis Kairson, also a member        puters in every classroom; A music room with            ships to create and consolidate resources. Our     parents and mentoring of every student by an
                                     of the One Hundred; Eagle Academy Principal        a sound booth recording studio and a floating           model combines a single-gender, experiential       adult male from our community.
                                     Jonathan Foy and Donald Ruff, Director of          floor; A Senate room for debate; A full sized,          approach to learning providing academic,                        “The Eagle Academy was born in a
                                     College Counseling.                                regulation basketball court and volleyball court        social and personal tools for young men to suc-    partnership that committed both money and
                                                In another special presentation, Col.   in the gym, and a wall-to-ceiling partition to          ceed. Additionally, we provide an example          time; support and mentorship; enriching pro-
                                     Kairson presented Roberto with a Buffalo Sol-      divide the room; A modern weight room; An               for young men with men taking a lead as men-       grams and real financial support. We, the One
                                     dier coin representing the 9th and 10th Caval-     art room with a vaulted ceiling, a 20 x 10 ft           tors and taking responsibility for raising young   Hundred Black Men and the Eagle Foundation,
                                     ries. Roberto is an only child from the Bronx.     window to allow natural light throughout the            men,” said Philip Banks, Jr., President of         committed to provide our sons a true opportu-
                                     Upon receiving his letter he said: “This is        day, pottery wheels and a kiln; Outside terrace         OHBMNY                                             nity to succeed,” Banks concluded.
                                     something that I’ve always wanted to do.”          and Central air and heating.




                                               * New Location 2313 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd
                                                                  (bet 135th and 136th Streets)




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‘HATS OFF’ TO GOVERNOR PATERSON
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GHV CHAPTER OF THE LINKS, INCORPORATED FUNDRAISER LUNCHEON HONORING GOVERNOR PATERSON


T
      he Greater Hudson Valley (GHV) Chap-
      ter of The Links, Incorporated hosted its
      6th annual “Ladies in Hats” Fundraiser
Luncheon at the DoubleTree Hotel Ballroom,
Tarrytown, New York on Saturday, October
23, 2010. GHV Chapter bestowed its note-
worthy “Hats Off Award” to Governor David
A. Paterson honoring his many years of dedi-
cated public service to the State of New York.
The GHV “Hats Off Award” is given to an
individual who has demonstrated an exem-
                                                                                                                                                                            Photos By: Margot Jordann
plary commitment to service and years of
meaningful results that improve the lives of
those within their chapter community.                  In keeping with the GHV chapter’s recog-      position of Governor of the State of New York.           The Links, Incorporated, founded in 1946,
    “We are very pleased to recognize Gover-      nition of state government leaders, this year’s    Enjoying a long and distinguished career with-      is one of the oldest and largest volunteer ser-
nor Paterson and all that he has stood for as a   Hats Fashion Show featured women in govern-        in New York government, Governor Paterson           vice organizations of women who are commit-
positive role model overcoming many chal-         ment as hat models. The Fundraiser audience        worked in elected public service since 1985.        ted to enriching and ensuring the culture and
lenges throughout his life. He has demonstrat-    included Links representatives such as the             The Greater Hudson Valley Chapter, char-        economic survival of African Americans and
ed courageous leadership under very adverse       Eastern Area Director, Bishetta Merritt, as        tered in 1990, focuses its primary services with-   other persons of African ancestry. The Links,
circumstances. Additionally, we appreciated       well as several NY area Links Chapter Presi-       in four counties (Westchester, Putnam,              Inc. has a membership of over 12,000 profes-
the support and attendance of The NY State        dents and members representing the Big Apple       Rockland, Dutchess) in New York’s mid-Hud-          sional women of color serving in 272 chapters
First Lady Michelle Paterson, Congress-           Cluster.                                           son Valley region. The group has sponsored stu-     in 42 states, the District of Columbia, and the
woman Nita Lowey, Assemblyman Gary Pret-               The proceeds from this year’s GHV Chap-       dent scholarships, arts projects with middle        Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Through its
low, and other dignitaries and elected            ter fundraiser will go toward supporting the       school students, mentoring programs within          philanthropic arm, The Links Foundation,
officials,” noted Cynthia W. Rountree, Esq.,      many Hudson Valley community programs              New Rochelle High School and local school ren-      Incorporated, the organization has contributed
President of Greater Hudson Valley Chapter.       including, but not limited to Adventures in        ovations and classroom support in South Africa.     more than 24 million dollars to charitable
    At the luncheon, Governor Paterson            Learning at the Grimes School, Picture My          Consistent with efforts of the national organiza-   causes since its founding. Links have con-
engaged the ballroom’s standing room only         World photography program at the Long Fel-         tion, The Links, Incorporated, the Greater Hud-     tributed about 1.2 million documented hours of
audience and addressed the numerous state         low Middle School, a Prom Gown program in          son Valley chapter has five focus areas – The       volunteer services, during the recent biennium,
government accomplishments including his          Peekskill, and the International Trends sup-       Arts; International Trends; National Trends and     to assist communities throughout the United
bold efforts to balance the state budget. He      port of the Putellos School in Umbumbulu,          Services; Services to Youth; and Health and         States and developing countries in Africa. To
enthusiastically highlighted how the state is     South Africa.                                      Wellness. For more information regarding The        learn more about The Links, Incorporated,
moving its governing agenda forward and                Governor Paterson is the 55th and current     Greater Hudson Valley Chapter of The Links,         visit the website at www.linksinc.org.
acknowledged the Links organization’s com-        Governor of New York State. Additionally, he       Incorporated, visit their Chapter Website at
munity efforts.                                   is the first African-American person to hold the   http://greaterhudsonvalleylinksinc.org/




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                                     GAYLE KING VISITS “25 YEARS OF OPRAH” EXHIBIT AT THE
                                     ADAM CLAYTON POWELL, JR. STATE OFFICE BUILDING IN HARLEM




                                      (l-r) Gayle King; Greg Mills, Curator of the Art Gallery * Gayle King with several artists * artist Lance (Estos) Bradley; Earl Pinto, Collector * Gayle King; artist Cynthia Burgos

                                              N Tuesday, November 2nd, Gail               tion, Earl Pinto, Collector and to Greg Mills,       It also features photographs from the original        Javan Mills. The fourth display is a showcase

                                     O        King (Oprah’s best friend) joined a
                                              small group of artist and invited
                                     guests at the Adam Clayton Powell State
                                                                                          Curator of The Art Gallery.
                                                                                                    The New York African American
                                                                                          Historical Society, a non-profit organization
                                                                                                                                               press kit, the original movie poster and
                                                                                                                                               standee as well as movie memorabilia. The
                                                                                                                                               featured item in this display is the original
                                                                                                                                                                                                     of the Oprah Winfrey Show featuring signed
                                                                                                                                                                                                     letters to fans, Harpo signed photographs and
                                                                                                                                                                                                     magazines from Vogue to Fortune featuring
                                     Office in Harlem to view the current exhibit -       dedicated to highlighting the trials and tri-        box LP album signed by Steven Spielberg,              cover stories about Oprah including many
                                     “ 25 Years Of Oprah.” Gregg Mills, Curator           umphs of the African American experience,            Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah                  other show items.
                                     of the Art Gallery at the Adam Clayton Pow-          in conjunction with IAMMA, Adam Clayton              Winfrey, Lawrence Fishburne and Rae Dawn                         From humble beginnings in rural
                                     ell Jr., State Office Building described the         Powell Jr. Art Gallery and the Office of Gen-        Chong. The second display is of Oprah’s last          Mississippi punctuated by poverty and pain,
                                     event as, “Pleasant and anticipating at the          eral Services, proudly presents the exhibit          movie Beloved, which includes a signed lim-           Oprah Winfrey persevered and became one
                                     same time. All the artists and guests were           celebrating “25 Years of Oprah.” The exhibit         ited edition of Journey to Beloved, also pho-         of the most powerful people in the world,
                                     glad she “finally” arrived. Immediately, she         is being held at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr.         tographs from the original press kit, the             educating, enlightening, inspiring, and uplift-
                                     seemed pleased, and looked as if she had             State Office Building at 163 West 125th              original movie poster and memorabilia. The            ing millions in the United States and around
                                     hundreds of questions to ask, but too                Street in Harlem, NY, (2nd floor).                   feature item in this display is the dress worn        the world.
                                     reserved as she visited and slowly walked                      Memorabilia from movies such as            by Lisa Gay Hamilton who played the young                        The “25 Years of Oprah” exhibit
                                     through the Art Gallery viewing the exhibi-          The Color Purple and Beloved, signed pho-            Sethe in Beloved. Oprah portrayed the adult           will be featured until November 23, 2010.
                                     tion personally. Finally, like a “magic              tos, letters and artwork of Oprah by local           Sethe. The third display consists of paintings        Individuals and groups may view exhibit by
                                     moment” she sort of exhaled as if to say             artists are being displayed. There are over          of Oprah by local artists. Works of art by,           contacting Greg Mills by email to
                                     “I’m here.” Gayle King was overwhelmed               thirty objects in this exhibit signed by Oprah.      Jim Hill, Cynthia Burgos, Lance (Estos)               gmills@moaac.org or telephone 212-749-
                                     indeed to see all of the visual art tribute to                 The exhibit has four displays. The         Bradley, Sonia Barnett and Kaleem Musa                5298.
                                     “Oprah” and she expressed personal grati-            Color Purple, Oprah’s first movie for which          Keita will be displayed throughout the
                                     tude to the audience, the artists in the exhibi-     she was nominated for an Academy Award.              gallery. The exhibit’s curator is Gregory
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                                                                                                          HIGHLIGHT
BP MARKOWITZ PRESENTS
PROCLAMATION,
“BROOKLYN BRIDGE”
TO HERO NYPD DETECTIVE
FERIS “JONESY” JONES




In photo (left to right): Jim Vogel, representing State Senator Velmanette Montgomery; Assembly Member
Joseph Lentol; Assembly Member Karim Camara; Assistant Chief Gerald Nelson, commanding officer of
patrol borough Brooklyn North; BP Markowitz; Detective Feris “Jonesy” Jones; Sabine Bellevue, owner,
Sabine’s Hallway hair salon.                                                      Photo by Kathryn Kirk

        n Thursday, October 28, Brook-               who went above and beyond the call of

O       lyn Borough President Marty
        Markowitz joined NYPD Detec-
tive Feris Jones, police officials and
                                                     duty, perhaps sparked by what our own
                                                     beloved Councilmember Tish James said
                                                     best, “never mess with a black woman
elected representatives at a Borough Hall            when she’s getting her hair done;” and
ceremony to honor the heroism of Detec-                  Whereas, on behalf of all Brook-
tive Jones, who confronted a gunman                  lynites, I salute Detective Feris Jones a
during an attempted robbery at Sabine’s              dedicated police officer whose bravery,
Hallway hair salon in Bedford-                       marksmanship and courage exemplify all
Stuyvesant last Saturday.                            that is good about the New York City
    BP Markowitz presented Detective                 Police Department, a devoted single
Jones – who goes by the nickname                     mom whose children are lucky to have
“Jonesy” – with a proclamation (full text            her as a role model, I commend her for
below) and a replica “Brooklyn Bridge.”              her clear-headed, decisive actions that
Also present at the event were staff of              clearly saved lives and brought a crimi-
the salon, who greeted Detective Jones               nal to justice without the use of lethal
with flowers. Elected officials in atten-            force, I join with the grateful customers
dance included Assembly Member                       of Sabine’s Hallway beauty salon, the
Joseph Lentol, Assembly Member Karim                 residents of Brooklyn, Mayor
Camara, Council Member Letitia James,                Bloomberg and Commissioner Kelly in
Council Member Lewis Fidler, and rep-                expressing our deepest gratitude, admi-
resentatives from the offices of State               ration and respect, I congratulate Detec-
Senator Eric Adams and State Senator                 tive Jones as she is duly honored here
Velmanette Montgomery.                               today for her heroics and for being an
    Proclamation:                                    inspiration for others to follow and for
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    Whereas, it is most fitting that we              her much deserved promotion, I thank
recognize those extraordinary individu-              her for her steadfast commitment to keep
als who are committed to upholding and               the residents and community of the great
enforcing the laws of our society, main-             borough of Brooklyn a safe place to live,
taining public safety, and working to                work and raise a family;
improve the quality of life in our com-                  Now, therefore, I, Marty Markowitz,
munities; and                                        President of the Borough of Brooklyn,
    Whereas, all of Brooklyn pays tribute            do hereby proclaim Thursday, October
to and thanks newly promoted Detective               28, 2010
Feris Jones, whose efforts and quick                     Detective Feris “Jonesy” Jones
thinking on the afternoon of Saturday                Recognition Day in Brooklyn, USA
October 23, ensured the safety and well-                 In witness whereof, I have hereunto
being of the customers at Sabine’s Hall-             set my hand and caused the seal of the
way beauty salon in Bedford Stuyvesant               Borough of Brooklyn to be affixed this
and the residents of her community, and              28th day of October 2010.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                  EDUCATION
                                                   ASK MICHELLE:
                                                                                                                                                   CITY TECH MARKS ‘CUNY MONTH’
                                                   NEW YORK CARES DAY                                                                                     WITH OPEN HOUSE
                                     T                                                                                                                    ON NOVEMBER 14
                                            hank you, New York Cares, the service                The SBHC has partnered with health and
                                            organization that supports over 11,000 vol-     mental health community programs to provide




                                                                                                                                                 N
                                            unteer projects in New York City. Satur-        the following services:
                                     day, October 23, 2010 was New York Cares Day                Comprehensive physical exams for sports,                ew York City College of Technology’s (City Tech) Fall 2010 Open
                                     for Public Schools. Thousands of volunteers            working papers and new student admissions                    House on Sunday, November 14, from 1 to 4 p.m., in Downtown
                                     spent their day off supporting over 100 schools,            Mandated health services, screenings for
                                                                                                                                                         Brooklyn, is your chance to find out about the enormous opportunities
                                     including schools in Harlem, painting class-           vision, hearing, asthma, and other medical
                                     rooms, hallways, murals, organizing libraries,         conditions                                           available to students.
                                     storage closets and completing other important              Medical care and treatment of chronic/ongo-         City Tech is the college of technology of The City University of New
                                     school projects. Volunteers worked along side          ing illnesses and diseases                           York, and the largest such public college in the Northeast. Sixty-two degree
                                     school teachers and personnel to improve the                First Aid care to all students                  and specialized certificate programs and an outstanding faculty prepare stu-
                                     appearance of our city schools to make a wel-               Emergency care to anyone in need on the
                                     coming, friendly environment for the students          school premises
                                                                                                                                                 dents for careers in rapidly growing 21st century technologies and related
                                     return on Monday morning. Much hard work and                Some SBHC provide additional services           fields.
                                     many smiles later, volunteers left feeling satis-      such as mental health and dental care                    City Tech prepares students for today and tomorrow’s careers in the tech-
                                     fied that they had done something to improve a              It is very important to know that Parental      nologies of architecture, advertising and communication design, business and
                                     little part of their world. We all can give a little   Consent is required for All students receiving
                                                                                                                                                 marketing, computer-related fields, engineering, entertainment, graphic arts,
                                     of our time to make this world a better place.         services.
                                     Thanks again, New York Care Volunteers. Also,               The Children’s Aid Society (CAS) and the        healthcare, hospitality, human services, the law-related professions, and
                                     congratulations to the winners of the first New        East Harlem Council for Human Services               career and technology teacher education. At City Tech, students receive the
                                     York Cares Student Give Back Mural Awards-             (EHCHS) had partnered with the Dept. of Edu-         best education available at any price and at an affordable tuition.
                                     First Place: Vincent Panipants of Port Richmond        cation to provide services in Harlem, East               Tour the campus, meet faculty, students and staff, and learn all about
                                     H.S. 11th grade, Second Place: James Stevens of        Harlem and Washington Heights. CAS has 8
                                     Port Richmond H.S. 12th grade and Third Place:         sites. EHCHS has 4 sites. CAS recently received
                                                                                                                                                 admissions, financial aid and the College’s full range of student support ser-
                                     Steven Edwards of Brooklyn Theatre Arts                a 4 star rating for the 10th year in a row by 4      vices. All prospective students, including high school seniors or graduates,
                                     H.S.11th grade. Mural designed by Vincent              Charity Navigator for excellence in health care.     transfer students, and returning adults and their families are welcome.
                                     Panipants was painted at P.S.171 in Manhattan.         The EHCHS has been providing affordable/ no              The Open House will kick off at 1 p.m. in Klitgord Center Auditorium,
                                     Check it out! Please remember those in need.           cost services to more than 10,000 people each
                                                                                                                                                 285 Jay Street (at Tillary). For travel instructions and other information, call
                                     The weather is getting colder. Support the New         year care since 1965 to address the need for cul-
                                     York Cares Coat Drive.                                 turally and linguistically accessible health and     718.260.5250.
                                           Did You Know About?                              human services to its community. So if your              The Open House is one of several on-campus events marking CUNY
                                           The Dept. of Health and the Dept. of Educa-      child is in need of health care or if you have any   Month at City Tech. Other events open to the public include a talk by Dr. Ann
                                     tion collaboration that provides health care ser-      questions regarding your child’s state of mind,      Kirschner, author of Sala’s Gift: My Mother’s Holocaust Story (Nov. 11, 1
                                     vices in many schools. The School Based Health         these services are here for you as close as your
                                     Center (SBHC) can even serve as the student’s          neighborhood school The SBHC services are for        p.m.), a lecture by distinguished political theorist Benjamin Barber, author of
                                     primary care provider (PCP) or can compliment          elementary, middle and high school students.         Jihad vs. McWorld (Nov. 16, 4 p.m.) and a student and faculty research poster
                                     the PCP .                                              Enjoy!                                               session (Nov. 18, 1 to 4 p.m.). Admission to all events is free.
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                                                                                                                                       EDUCATION
BLACK COLLEGE FAIR AT RIVERBANK STATE PARK - NOV 13
More than 40 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) on Board to Bring College
Enrollment Information to Students at New York Urban League’s 24th Annual HBCU Fair
       or many potential college stu-      ing HBCUs will offer application fee     to get in front of Admission Directors     of blacks migrating to New York City

F      dents the increasing cost of col-
       lege tuition can serve as a
roadblock. African American stu-
                                           waivers, scholarship awards, and even
                                           on-site admission acceptance offers.
                                           Last year nearly 200 students left the
                                                                                    outside of the immediate NYC area,”
                                                                                    said Rice.
                                                                                        Morning workshops will help with
                                                                                                                               from the south. From its inception it
                                                                                                                               provided employment and connec-
                                                                                                                               tions for migrating blacks bridging the
dents may face additional obstacles        College Fair with college acceptance     college preparation and offer tips on      adjustment from the agricultural/rural
related to how to complete college         offers to their dream college or uni-    financial aid for students, parents, and   life to the industrial urban center.
applications as well as how to identify    versity. More than 65 scholarships       school counselors. An enlightening         Each decade following, “The League”
those schools which are best suited for    were awarded and over 1,100 applica-     mid-day panel will help prospective        provided critical services such as
their personalities and lifestyles. The    tion fee waivers were offered. These     students decide how to navigate along      emergency aid for the unemployed
New York Urban League (NYUL) is            concessions allowed students to take     their educational paths. Elected offi-     during the Great Depression; formed
working to help students attain high-      positive action toward their futures.    cials and members of the New York          the Committee for Interracial Volun-
quality education despite those obsta-        This one-day event allows stu-        Urban League Young Professionals           tary Hospitals to provide care and
cles. In conjunction with Children’s       dents and their families to see the      will be on hand to discuss their own       work in local hospitals; negotiated the
Aid Society, and Malcolm Bernard           abundance of opportunities and           college experiences and share encour-      opening of employment for blacks in
HBCU College Fair, the NYUL will           resources available to them. Arva        agement based on their personal jour-      the airline, brewing, and baking indus-
host its annual HBCU Fair on Novem-        Rice, President and CEO of the New       neys. The panelists will talk about the    tries; created “Street Academies”
ber 13, 2010 at Riverbank State Park       York Urban League believes that this     importance of a college education and      which became a national model for
in New York City from 10:00am to           annual event bridges the gap between     the relationship between majors and        high school students; published the
3:00pm.                                    perception and reality for college       career choices. Entertainment will not     first State of Black New York report;
    Many of the college representa-        hopefuls. “The college admissions        be lacking at the HBCU Fair this year      and created its signature events
tives coming to the Fair are aware of      process can be daunting. Thankfully,     – a vibrant Step Showcase will give        including Frederick Douglas Dinner,
the numerous barriers that students of     many of the HBCUs are willing to go      attendees a firsthand experience of a      Whitney M. Young Jr. Classic, and
color face during the admission            above and beyond to provide students     prominent component of HBCUs.              Champion of Diversity Breakfast
process and look for ways to make the      with the resources they need to suc-         About the NYUL                         among many other milestones. Visit
process more manageable. To address        cessfully navigate the process. This     The New York Urban League was              http://www.nyul.org/ for additional
some of the common challenges that         annual Fair is the only opportunity      founded by a group of prominent New        information.
students face many of the participat-      some of our young people will have       Yorkers concerned with the poor state




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                                                                                                                                                                                                   HEALTH
                                                           Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Receives $298,000 Grant
                                                               from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

                                                     GRANT SPECIFICALLY FOR TRAINING
                                                        IN PRIMARY CARE MEDICINE
                                               lan Kadish, M.D., president and      division of Touro College, Touro College      vantaged students; and Patient Navigator      focus on primary care, the College

                                     A         CEO of Touro College,
                                               announced that Touro College of
                                     Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in
                                                                                    of Osteopathic Medicine places special
                                                                                    emphasis on teaching and learning in the
                                                                                    areas of primary care and the holistic
                                                                                                                                  outreach and chronic disease prevention
                                                                                                                                  in health disparity populations.
                                                                                                                                      Joyce Brown, D.O., clinical assistant
                                                                                                                                                                                emphasizes the promotion of wellness
                                                                                                                                                                                from prenatal through geriatric care.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Touro is a system of Jewish-spon-
                                     Harlem has received a $298,000 grant           approach to the patient.                      professor at TouroCOM, and the principal      sored non-profit institutions of higher
                                     from the U.S. Department of Health &               “Traditionally, medical schools deter-    investigator in the project, said the fund-   and professional education. Touro Col-
                                     Human Services (HHS) for training in pri-      mine students’ abilities based on exams;      ing allows the College to stay at the fore-   lege was established in 1971 primarily to
                                     mary care programs.                            however, we need to assess their compe-       front of simulation-based training. “Our      enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve
                                         With the new funding, TouroCOM             tency in a real-world setting,” said Robert   students learn not only what to do in a       the larger American community. More
                                     plans to further develop its simulation-       B. Goldberg, D.O., dean of TouroCOM.          medical setting, but also how to do it,”      than 18,000 students are currently
                                     based training, which includes a laboratory    “Additional equipment in our medical lab      she said.                                     enrolled in its various schools and divi-
                                     that houses critical equipment used to help    will further help us best prepare our stu-        TouroCOM advances the osteopathic         sions. Touro College has branch cam-
                                     students learn hands-on techniques that pre-   dents, advancing them years in the            profession and serves its students and        puses, locations and instructional sites in
                                     pare them to deliver quality medical care.     process because they will have access to      society by providing a firm educational       the New York area, as well as branch
                                         “We are extremely gratified that           the lab as early as their first month of      foundation that encourages research and       campuses and programs in Berlin,
                                     TouroCOM was selected to receive this          medical school.”                              scholarly activity and participation in       Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris, and Florida.
                                     significant grant,” said Dr. Kadish. “At a         According to the HHS, the grants are      community service. The College func-          Touro University California and its
                                     critical time when our nation is experienc-    being provided nationally to strengthen       tions as an integral part of the New York     Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro
                                     ing a shortage of primary care physicians,     and expand the health professions work-       City/Harlem community, working with           College Los Angeles, are separately
                                     being able to offer an enhanced medical        force. Six areas are targeted: primary care   local schools and other colleges and uni-     accredited institutions governed in com-
                                     simulation laboratory will help attract the    workforce training; oral health workforce     versities to promote the study of medi-       mon by the same Board of Trustees as
                                     best and the brightest medical students,       training; equipment to enhance training       cine, encourage continuing development,       Touro College. For further information
                                     and go a long way towards preparing            across the health professions; loan repay-    increase educational opportunities and        on Touro College, please go to:
                                     them to treat patients.”                       ments for health professionals; health        deliver medical services in a variety of      http://www.touro.edu/media/.
                                         Opened in Harlem in fall 2007 as a         careers opportunity programs for disad-       community settings. In addition to its
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                                                                                                                                               HEALTH

RENAISSANCE HEALTH CARE NETWORK/COMMUNITY
ADVISORY BOARD – ANNUAL PUBLIC MEETING
        enaissance Health Care

R       Network (RHCN) Com-
        munity Advisory Board
(CAB) held their Annual Public
Meeting at the State Office Build-
ing in Harlem. This year’s theme;
was “Plant A Seed.” The guest
speaker was Manhattan Borough




                                                                                                                                                                      Gideon Manasseh / photojournalist
President the Hon. Scott Stringer.
        The Cleo Douglas Morgan
Service Award was given to Patri-
cia Johnson, Coordinating Man-
ager, HIV Services at Lenox
Clinic, Community Health Ser-
vice Award was given to Don
Dayson, M.D., Grant Housing
Health Center, and Special Appre-
ciation were given to CAB mem-
bers, Alma Alston, Bettijean          L/R-Barbara Taylor (presenter)/ Virginia Robinson (Committee Chairperson)/ Diane Sin-      The late Agnes Brooks
Miller, Carrie Thomas, D.G. Wil-      gleton (daughter & recipient late Agnes Brooks)/ Dr. Dolores R. McCray (CAB-Chair)
son-Davis. Acknowledgement and        unteer service to Renaissance             tions. She gave of herself, and her           has created a legacy that lives on in
Appreciation Award was given to       Health Care Network Auxiliary,            resources without hesitation, to              her family and the community she
the late Agnes Brooks, who made       CAB, and Harlem Hospital, quali-          ensure the betterment of family               served. Her daughter Diane Single-
her transition September 9, 2010,     ties giving, was the one aspect of        and friends. Her generosity and               ton was the recipient of her Appre-
at the age of 93.                     her character that blessed so many        love enabled her to make a differ-            ciation Award.
    Ms. Brooks many years of vol-     people and communities organiza-          ence in the lives of so many and




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                                                                                                                                                                    LITERARY CORNER
                                     BOOK REVIEW

                                     “ON HALLOWED GROUND”
                                     WRITTEN AND READ BY ROBERT M. POOLE
                                     Review by Terri Schlichenmeyer, Harlem News contributor


                                 H
                                           e was somebody’s baby once, and         three slaves that lived on the grounds, he    unknowns and Unknowns,
                                           treasured. His mother carried him       brought the mansion, gardens, and fields      and a few small slave chil-
                                           nine months, anticipating the day       back to their former glory. But when Lee      dren.
                                     she’d meet him; his father secretly hoped     accepted command of Virginia’s military,          You know that row-
                                     for a boy. His arrival was heralded, his      says Poole, “Arlington was lost.”             upon-row image of march-
                                     childhood happy, his adolescence fleeting.        Mary Anna Custis Lee didn’t want to       ing white tombstones you
                                     He grew up to be a fine man, loved by         give up her family home, but when Civil       get when someone men-
                                     family and friends, known for valor and       War dead were buried in her gardens, she      tions Arlington National
                                     conviction.                                   had little choice: the war literally sur-     Cemetery? You’ll get that
                                         And now his name is etched in stone,      rounded her. Lee’s husband, who listed        in your mind as you listen
                                     dead some eight decades, remembered           each of their slaves by name, freed them      to     “On       Hallowed
                                     only by an aging few. In the audiobook        all mid-War, but made it clear that those     Ground”, and so much
                                     “On Hallowed Ground: The Story of             who stayed would be expected to work for      more…
                                     Arlington National Cemetery” written and      future pay. A surprising number did, and          Author Robert M.
                                     read by Robert M. Poole, you’ll learn         moved to the edge of the plantation.          Poole reads his own work
                                     about that soldier and the place of honor         In June of 1864, a recommendation         in this audiobook. His
                                     where he and others lie.                      was made that the land surrounding            voice is warmly commanding, and that              At nearly 13 hours (but just $2 more
                                         Robert E. Lee’s home “had the             Arlington Mansion be officially “appro-       puts listeners straight into the action as    than the paper book), “On Hallowed
                                     appearance of a superior English country      priated as a National Military Cemetery.”     Poole sets his scenes and describes histor-   Ground” is an audiobook that will last
                                     residence”, said one British visitor to the       Throughout its years, Arlington has       ical action. It helps that exclusive inter-   you a good while. Civil War buffs will
                                     mansion, but when Lee’s wife inherited it     several times come close to being full. Its   views with cemetery workers, former           eat it up, as will veterans and anyone who
                                     from her deceased father, the gift was bur-   tombstones have ranged from wood to           soldiers, people who were a part of           wants insight to this national treasure.
                                     densome.                                      metal to granite and cannons. Up until rel-   Arlington history, and descendants of             “On Hallowed Ground” written and
                                         The plantation had become bedraggled      atively recently, the location of interment   Arlington slaves are included. Though it      read by Robert M. Poole
                                     in the last years of George Washington        depended on the color of a soldier’s skin.    occasionally drags with detail, I was,            c.2010, Brilliance Audio
                                     Parke Custis’s life, but Lee was deter-       Famous people lie in Arlington, as do the     overall, amazed and thrilled with this lis-       $29.99 / $30.99 Canada
                                     mined to restore it. With help from sixty-    influential and Everyman, several             tening experience.                                11 CDs / 12 h 49m
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                          BOMBAPLENAZO AT THE LONGWOOD GALLERY
                          By Howard Giske




T
      he Las Casitas exhibit at Hostos Col-    Rico. Mayaguez has been influenced by
      lege was jam packed as participants      the nearby island of Hispaniola, home of
      listened to speeches and bomba and       Haiti and the Dominican Republic by
plena drumming and singing, for the            African influences. The centerpiece of the
opening of the exhibit. It was also Bronx      exhibit was a life-size model of the front
Trolley Night on October 6th. The exhibi-      of the original Casita in the Bronx, La
tion was an updated version of the one         Casita de Chema, also known as Centro
that the Longwood Gallery put together in      Cultural Rincon Criollo, which is located
1991 that went touring to Washington DC        on East 159th St. between Third Avenue
and all over the country. The event turned     and St. Ann Avenue. This is a social club
into a raucous party, with beverages and       developed over thirty years ago where
hors d’oeuvres served, and as a small          Bronx residents could do bomba drum-
band of drummers and singers performed,        ming and singing, and play dominoes. A
people started shaking and dancing.            dumpster lot was turned into a neat little
Another feature of the Casitas exhibit         house and a garden. Gardens are an
were the photos of Ms. Martha Cooper           important adjunct to the casita and are
and drawings by Aurelio Rivera Santana.        reminiscent of house gardens in Puerto
There were paintings by other artists of       Rico. Apples and strawberries are grown
scenes of Puerto Rican life, drumming          alongside of beans and peppers in many
and partying, some done realistically,         such gardens in New York City. Gardens
some in the style of impressionism, while      are usually on city land, which can make
other drawings were in a cartoon style.        participants uneasy that their permits will   of drums, plus singing. The singing can       were scheduled workshops on making
    Wallace Edgecombe, the Director of         be renewed each year. So gardens are a        often be repetitive chants, as the partici-   masks and playing drums. Bomba started
the Hostos Center for Arts and Culture         place for people to get together to make      pants dance. The Bombaplenazo festival        where the sugar cane workers lived in
gave a speech both in English and Span-        music and have festivals.                     was recently featured on Bronx Net TV         Puerto Rico and their entertainment. It
ish, explaining that Bombaplenazo, which           La bomba is said to be the oldest         on the Open Show. Host Rhina Valentin         strives to produce a feeling of community,
occurs every two years, is in its 10th year,   music of Puerto Rico, followed by plena,      got to interview and dance with the band,     with the leaders of bomba leading the
and that the focus this year is the town of    a form with more European influence.          Alma Moyo. Other events of the festival       audience. Instruments are drums, a type of
Mayaguez on the western coast of Puerto        The music is centered on multiple players     include craft making workshops. There         tambourine and maracas.




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                                                                                                                                                                   URBANOLOGY

                                                         URBANOLOGY:

                                                         FAITH
                                                          By William A. Rogers
                                             he spiritual-science move- that you can do it. There are many           attract physical and mental energy          Then you must accept the fact that

                                     T       ment has created a partner- people who, for a host of different
                                             ship      between       today’s reasons, do not believe that they can
                                     scientific community and ancient raise their arm or walk - and thus
                                                                                                                     that will prevent you from creating
                                                                                                                     the life you want.
                                                                                                                              Spiritual therapy should not
                                                                                                                                                                 true and lasting happiness cannot be
                                                                                                                                                                 obtained externally - it has to be
                                                                                                                                                                 developed internally. It is then nec-
                                     wisdom adherents that’s centered on they cannot. Perhaps, due to an             be confused with religion. It is            essary to embrace the concept of
                                     the concept of the manifestation accident or a mental issue, physical           based more on the scientific and            doing for others as you would do for
                                     power of thought. For many it is therapy is needed to help restore              spiritual concepts which maintain           yourself.
                                     still difficult to accept the fact that those abilities. In line with that      that energy is the connecting force to               Understanding these things
                                     our thoughts control and influence same principle, a form of mental             all things. There is a force that is a      will infuse you with the courage and
                                     our reality. Though we have the therapy is needed to restore one’s              part of everything in our universe,         motivation to continue to use your
                                     power to change our reality with our positive thought manifestation abili-      and faith will allow you to tap into        positive thought ability to create the
                                     thoughts - most of us lack the faith ty.                                        that force and use it to attract all that   life that you want - and the faith that
                                     to effectively use this ability. All too        Positive thought manifesta-     is necessary to positively affect your      there is a power greater than you
                                     often, our ability to create the exis- tion is the ability to create exactly    mental and physical reality.                that will attract all that is necessary
                                     tence that we want escapes us, what we want our physical and men-                        Unconditional love is an           for you to achieve your goals. Most
                                     because we tend to place more focus tal reality to be. If you are not get-      important factor that is necessary for      importantly, you will forge the faith
                                     on what we don’t want, or cannot ting what you want out of life, you            tapping into the positive energy            not to give up. Because all things
                                     do.                                      need a form of spiritual therapy to    force of thought manifestation. You         will happen at the time that they are
                                              If I asked you to raise your restore your ability to positively        must first love and accept yourself         supposed to happen.
                                     right arm, or take five steps forward, shape the universal energy that will     for who you are, and who you are
                                     it would not be difficult to do. The allow you to achieve your goals.           not. The difficult part is learning to
                                     main reason is because you believe Negative thought manifestation will          love others as you love yourself.
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                                                                                                                                       LIFESTYLE
                FASHION, BEAUTY, LIFESTYLE & STUFF
                TIME FOR REFLECTION By Audrey Adams
T
      ime, there is so much of it if      find time then you end up missing         to give more time to each person,       DISNEY DREAMERS ACADEMY
      you use it properly and so little   the time to do it later because you       but in reality they are taking up our   with STEVE HARVEY and
      of it if it's wasted. You can't     will see that you are running out of      time. Somehow we manage to for-         ESSENCE MAGAZINE. Each year,
seem to catch up if you somehow           time... again!                            give and forget even though they        Disney’s Dreamers Academy with
manage to get behind and yet it              Then there are those we count on       have taken up more of our time than     Steve Harvey and Essence Maga-
keeps on marching on... There is a        to always be on time, especially if       we intended. Go figure.                 zine brings 100 U.S. high school
time for everything, waking sleep-        we need them to help us monitor               How about time and time again...    students to the Walt Disney World
ing, working, playing, eating, the        .our time, they normally provide          when we intend to do something          Resort in Florida for an immersive
list goes on. How you spend your          services and operate on time sched-       and continuously forget? Or over        4-day program of career workshops
time is up to you. As a commodity,        ules, trains, busses, subways and the     planning to the extent that there is    and mentoring – introducing stu-
time can't be sold or bartered for        like. We are sometimes amused (or         no opportunity for spontaneity? Is      dents to leaders in fields as diverse
more time; that would require you         not) if they run late, but their errors   there ever a time to just be in the     as entertainment, engineering, fash-
be (mean that you would be) on            seem to really mess up our time!          moment as life coaches are encour-      ion, sports and publishing. Nomina-
someone else's time... or worse           They make us realize that we should       aging us to do? How many moments        tions for the 2011 Disney’s
yet... borrowed time! It is also          have given ourselves more time in         equal too much time? What ever          Dreamers Academy with Steve Har-
important to give time, even if you       the first place!                          happened to taking your time? It is     vey and Essence Magazine close in
don't have any to other people or            There are those who could really       said that time waits for no man or      just a few days -- October 31, 2010.
efforts. Giving time requires relin-      care less about our time, even            woman for that matter. Be thankful      To listen visit www.TalkWithAu-
quishing even more valuable... you        though you are paying for their           for the time you have and make the      drey.com
guessed it... time!                       time, doctors, hairdressers, mani-        most of it before today becomes              Audrey Adams, former director of cor-
    How do you make more time for         curists etc. They tend to ignore your     yesterday's tomorrow. Think about        porate public relations and fashion merchan-
yourself if you don't have time?          request (pleadings) to be on time;        it. See you next week.                   dising for ESSENCE continues to motivate
Truthfully, you don't and can't           but we tolerate it because to rush the        RADIO ON DEMAND: This                and inspire women through her syndicated
because your time isn't yours!            service would mean that you won't         week on TALK! with AUDREY: I             columns and motivational speaking engage-
Right? Is it really possible to give      get your money's worth and walk           have a conversation with talk show       ments. E-mail your fashion, beauty and
something that doesn't belong to          out undiagnosed, misdiagnosed,            host SHERRI SHEPHERD about               lifestyle questions or comments to her at
                                          looking bad with jagged cuticles to       The Academy and how to nominate          Audrey@THEADAMSREPORT.com THE
you? When it comes to time, the
                                                                                                                             ADAMS REPORT©
answer is yes because if you fail to      boot! You see, they have to appear        a high school student for the 2011




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                                                                                                                                                                                   LIFESTYLE
                                     MORE THAN ONE WAY TO STAY TECHNOLOGICALLY CONNECTED
                                     By: Cheryl Pearson-McNeil, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Government Relations for the Nielsen Company

                                                e are some “smart cookies” as    and other devices. I know this because I     iPad users are 65% male and 63% are            Amazon Kindle users are slightly

                                     W          my grandma would say. No,
                                                really. Even the most techno-
                                     logically challenged among us (or lag-
                                                                                 work for the Nielsen Company, the
                                                                                 largest marketing research company in
                                                                                 the world. We measure consumer
                                                                                                                              under the age of 35. Ok, so I don’t fall
                                                                                                                              into either of those categories, but I’m
                                                                                                                              hoping to have an iPad under my tree
                                                                                                                                                                         wealthier and better educated than iPad
                                                                                                                                                                         users. According to our survey, 28% of
                                                                                                                                                                         Kindle users have incomes of $100K or
                                     gards, which is the industry lingo for      behavior trends – what consumers buy         come Christmas morning. Oh wait –          more and 57% have a bachelors or
                                     late bloomers) is connected in some         and what we watch, including mobile          I’m Santa in my single-mother house-       advanced degree. (Full disclosure here:
                                     way to at least one technological toy.      and online services. And, I love sharing     hold; so I guess I’d better get to shop-   one of the wonderful perks of working
                                     Yes, you, too. More than likely – at the    this information with you because            ping and wrapping, huh?                    for the Nielsen Company is being given
                                     very least – you use a computer and a       knowledge is always power. (And, I               iPad owners also tend to own other     tech toys to try. I was given a Kindle in
                                     mobile phone (a Smartphone if it allows     want you to always be cognizant that         connected items such as eBook readers,     January. January. Being the laggard that
                                     you to do anything other than the basic     African-Americans bring $87 billion          Smartphones, portable game players,        I am I finally broke down and figured
                                     “talk” feature). So, yes, you’re connect-   dollars in buying power to the table.        portable media players and netbooks.       out how to use it yesterday. But I acci-
                                     ed! Maybe even technologically savvy.       This gives us economic clout.) The           They are college educated (51% have a      dentally hit the wrong button and it took
                                     As for me, even though I’m not the first    Nielsen Company recently released a          bachelor’s degree or higher) and 25%       me a whopping eight minutes to get
                                     one out of the gate with the newest toys    Connected Devices Playbook as part of        earn $100K or more. Ninety-one percent     back to the page I was on. If I don’t get
                                     I admit that (even though it took me a      our fourth State of the Media report.        of this progressive group have down-       the hang of it soon, I may have to revert
                                     minute to get the hang of it) I am now          Interestingly, the latest gadgets have   loaded and purchased Apps for their        to my old school ways and start buying
                                     officially addicted to my iPhone4. The      added to the consumption of more “tra-       iPads with the most popular Apps being     books again – where by flipping physi-
                                     Apps on this thing are amazing. I can       ditional” forms of media delivery such       Games (62%), Books (54%) and Music         cal pages I can get back to my spot
                                     actually choose an OPI nail polish color    as the home computer, books and game         (50%).                                     within mere seconds. For now
                                     and see what it will look like against my   consoles. While it sometimes seems that          Because iPads have a larger screen         I’m off to a meeting – where there
                                     caramel skin coloring while sitting         people are using iPads everywhere,           size than Smartphones, its consumers       will be absolutely no playing with my
                                     through a boring meeting (which is          apparently the iPad market is still in the   spend more time (therefore greater         fun apps!
                                     absolutely something I would never do,      embryonic stage and iPad owners are          engagement) with video (movies, TV                  Cheryl Pearson-McNeil is the
                                     of course. I’m just saying there’s an       largely (48%) early adopters. Early          shows) and “print” (magazines, news)       Senior Vice President of Public Affairs
                                     App available should I ever need such a     adopters, roughly 13.5 % of the popula-      content. The research shows that all       and Government Relations for the
                                     diversion).                                 tion, are defined as those who tend to       connected device owners are comfort-       Nielsen Company. For more trends and
                                         The fact is consumers are increas-      jump on the new technology bandwag-          able with mobile advertising; but iPad     insights go to www.nielsenwire.com
                                     ingly using connected devices such as       on before the rest of us. (We all know       users are much more receptive and more
                                     computer tablets (e.g. Apple iPads),        folks who have got to be the first to        likely to make a purchase after viewing
                                     eBook readers (e.g. Amazon Kindles)         have the newest gadget, right?) Apple        an ad on their device.
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                                                                                                                                                           CHURCH
                       CHURCH NEWS:
                       BEYOND THE MICROPHONE
                       By Bro. Bill, Host of 3G Experience,
                       WHCR-90.3 FM Gospel Radio


C
        ongratulations Harlem News Fami-      Southern Baptist Church all joined in this     an information sharing network so we             The Sanctuary of Praise, located at 26
        ly! This is the 100th column filed    wonderful afternoon of Praise. The service     parents can do our part in stemming the      West 127th Street, will present three days
        for your enjoyment and edification.   was rounded out by the appearance of the       flood of violence in our beloved Harlem.     of revival at the church. Rev. Joseph T.
I thank God for allowing us to maintain       Wilson Singers and the Grand Concourse             This Friday, November 5th, at 6:00pm     Bright, Jr., will be the revivalist. Rev.
this relationship and you for allowing me     Seventh Day Adventist Church Choir.            the Save Our Children organization will      Charolette Holley is the Pastor of Sanctu-
into your life! Let’s do 100 more!                I must commend Sis. Maggie Simon           meet at West 133rd Street and Adam           ary of Praise.
    There were many alternate activities      for her vision and coordination of this ser-   Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd., to release 1001       We’re glad to hear positive reports
for our children on Saturday and I was so     vice. I was extremely proud of the accom-      blue balloons into the night sky. We can     from and about our beloved Mother
pleased to see parents walking with their     plishments and the ability of the music        and will reclaim the streets. All parents    Sands. She has been confined to Mt.
children. The Trick or Treating that was      ministry, under the direction of Bro. Greg     are required to attend with your children.   Sinai Hospital after a minor injury. We
conducted on Sunday – after church –          Reynolds. I am extremely sensitive to          A massive, positive gathering of our fami-   are equally glad to speak to our beloved
was tasteful and again I was so glad to       church music and am so glad that my            ly will send a message to the negative       Sis. Lou MacArthur. She was also under
see the parents. The costumes of the          home church is still providing the best in     creators in our community that they are      the weather for a while.
children indicated a parental desire to       church music. Rev. Jimmie Howell is the        outnumbered and can’t defeat us!                 Don’t forget to ask about the Gospel
make a change. Rather than demonic or         Pastor of St Matthew’s Baptist Church.             Rev. Vernon Williams was the morn-       Extravaganza in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
scary costumes, many parents had comi-            More musicians, singers and pastors        ing preacher for Men’s Day at the            in January. Also you want to prepare for
cal, tribal, ethnic and even TV characters.   should reach out to my sister Ouida            Emmanuel AME Zion Church on West             the 3G Experience Fishing Trip in March!
We are on the right path to alleviate the     Harding and her Music for the Master           119th Street, in Harlem. Rev. William s          Check out www.myvideotalk.com. It
violence in our children’s lives.             Ministry. She will formulate a music           also was the recipient of the Annual         is the latest in media tools for the media
    The Praise Team Ministry of St.           instruction program that will enhance          Salute to Professional People hast month     conscious and there are so many enjoy-
Matthew’s Baptist Church, 43 Macomb’s         your music ministry. Regardless of the         on West 21st Street, in Manhattan.           able things on the site. Call me after you
Place, in Harlem, presented an afternoon      skill level of the musicians and choirs the        The Tabernacle of Deliverance wor-       look at it.
service entitled, “The Power of Praise.”      training that Ouida Harding gives will         shipped with Bethany Baptist Church last          If you have information for this col-
The entire afternoon was built around the     make a difference – check her out!             Wednesday and the fire is still raging in     umn please send it to me c/o PO Box 446,
Praise Theme. The St. Matthew’s Praise            A new gang is forming in Harlem.           our hearts. There will also be a Flea         Colonial Park Station, New York, NY
and Worship Team Ministry were aug-           The name is SOC. SOC stand for Save            Market on Saturday, November 6th, at          10039, or face book – Brother Bill-
mented by the “Holy Movements Praise          our Children. This is a network of par-        Tabernacle of Deliverance, 2890 Freder-       WHCR 90.3. Be sure to listen to the 3G
Dance Ministry.” Guest choirs fro Shiloh      ents, community leaders and business           ick Douglass Blvd. Rev. Rufus Toomer          Experience, every Thursday morning
Baptist Church, Convent Avenue Baptist        people who have agreed to come together        and Pastor Joseph T. Bright, Jr., will        from 6am to 10am. Live video and audio
Church, Mt6. Calvary Baptist Church,          and network among each other and create        sponsor this event.                           streaming on http://www.whcr.org/.




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                                                                                                             Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership seeks a Program
                                                       SELLING TIME SHARES
                                                                                                             Evaluator/Sociologist in NYC for its Healthy Start Program.
                                               Best Bargains, Excellent price Must Sell
                                                                                                             Responsible for implementing & supervising data collection,
                                                          call for more details                              quality assurance, & analysis of monitoring & evaluating data.
                                                             917 952-8883                                    Masters in Sociology or Public Health & 3 years of experience
                                              Beautiful Ocean View - right on the beach                      required. Skills reqd: develop & conduct surveys, focus groups,
                                                     Hilton Head South Carolina                              interviews & lit review; perform quantitative & qualitative
                                                           Deeded property for Life.                         analyses; train staff in program evaluation, grant and report writ-
                                          1 week 46 Nov. 13-20 2010                  2 bedrooms              ing, SPSS & ODM. Send resume to: mrva2711@yahoo.com
                                          1 week 47 Nov 20-27 2010                   3 bedrooms
                                          1 week 48 Nov 27-Dec 4 2010                3 bedrooms
                                          1 week 17 April 23-30 2011                 3 bedrooms
                                                                                                                  Bookkeeper / Customer service position available.
                                                                                                             Work easily and earn weekly payment; This firm specializes in
                                                                                                             managing the bookkeeping, accounting, tax, and financial mat-
                                           Huge Harlem Brownstone Building For Sale                          ters for entertainment industry performers and executives, and
                                      This building is an exceptionally large brownstone building            other high net worth individuals. This position is responsible for
                                     (approx. 9,000 S.F.) with high ceilings. It has five usable lev-           maintaining the accounting records of the company and the
                                     els and several bathrooms on each floor. It overlooks an his-            integrity of all financial and operational data. It’s easy work for
                                        toric park that contains colorful playgrounds, basketball                                             you.
                                      courts, and a modern swimming pool. It is only a two (2) to                             Its fun and you will be glad to work.
                                      four (4) minute walk to the 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 Subways, and to
                                           buses across 125 St to Bronx, Queens, Airport and
                                                       (up & downtown Manhattan.)
                                                                                                                PART-TIME NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING
                                      For further details, ONLY Principals should e-mail owner at:
                                      “BLDWN@AOL.COM” or phone 212-666-0322 to leave a fax                                 SPACE SALES
                                       number (details will be faxed to you). It is not O.K. to call                         Will Train.
                                               this owner with other commercial interest.
                                                                                                                Salary and Commission after training.
                                               WEST PALM BEACH FLORIDA                                           email: harlemnewsinc@aol.com
                                                Condo, Century Village, 55 and up
                                     1/1 semi furnished, clean, club house, 17 pools, gated
                                                                                                                  MANHATTAN UNFURNISHED APARTMENT
                                                     community, bus service
                                                        sacrifice $10,000
                                                          718-232-3365                                               Convent Ave. W. 140’s Beautiful 2 Bedroom
                                                                                                                  apartment, newly renovated Brownstone, entire
                                                   COMMERCIAL SPACE
                                                                                                                    floor, hardwood floors, tree lined block, video
                                              $1,300.00 3rd Ave @ 117th Street.                                  intercom, smoke/pet free. Heat and gas included.
                                                 Approximately 700 sq.feet.                                                      $1,880 per month.
                                      Great Location in East Harlem for office, Immigra-                                 No broker fee. Owner 917-691-1454
                                         tion Lawyer, Tax, Travel, Real Estate Broker
                                                        646-852-0293


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