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Byways & Hedges Is Fundraising For UNICEF USA

There are not many charities out there that people trust and will continue to donate to, but UNICEF USA is one of such charities. Rev Terry Lee of Byways & Hedges in Brooklyn, NY, is out to make a difference with the help of the community. The GoFundMe account was …

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Is TikTok App Safe For Kids

As a parent of a tween, I must say, in a world filled with momentary highs, it’s a bit frustrating when another shiny new object comes along to distract the kids. But what can we do? Well, we can keep on top of what our kids are doing and remember …

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Brooklyn – 30 Measles Cases in The Past Week

New York City health officials reported 30 additional cases in the neighborhoods of Williamsburg and Borough Park in the past week. 29 additional measles cases were reported in Williamsburg, while one additional case was confirmed in Borough Park. In addition, health officials are reporting a travel-related case in Flushing, Queens. …

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Happy 100th, Jackie Robinson!

The man best known for breaking big league baseball’s color barrier — and for stealing home plate every now and again — would have celebrated his centennial Thursday, January 29th. Jackie Robinson is a cultural icon to millions, but most importantly, he was a pillar of the Brooklyn neighborhood of …

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Brooklyn Federal Jail Goes Without Heat Again

Inmates at Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn are once again without heat — this is just one month after they suffered heat and power outages which sparked outrage and protests at the jail. According to the News reports from inmates on four units on three floors stated that the heat …

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