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Arts & Theater: With the display of spectacular costumes, the Brooklyn-based Guyana Cultural Association of New York, Inc. (GCANY) Saturday night in Brooklyn launched the jubilee celebration of Mashramani at St. Gabriel’s Golden Hall on Hawthorne Street. Comment

Census 2020 Complete Count Campaign kicks off

Brooklyn: More than 160 community partners on Tuesday joined Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker, Corey Johnson in kicking off NYC Census 2020 Complete Count Campaign. Comment

No lay-offs at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center: Officials

Brooklyn: Officials at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn and Brooklyn Assemblywoman Diana Richardson have assured that no lay-offs will take place at a hospital in the epicenter of the Caribbean community as a result of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announced plan last month for a 266-unit affordable housing development at the hospital as part of a $1.4 billion Vital Brooklyn Initiative. ” Comment
Guyana: Brooklyn Borough Hall was packed to capacity Friday evening as the Brooklyn community celebrated the retirement of former Deputy Brooklyn Borough President Sandra Chapman after 35 years of city service. Comment
Brooklyn: New York Attorney General Letitia James on Saturday launched the “Protect Our Homes” initiative with a day of action to inform homeowners in Brooklyn about deed theft and other housing-related scams. James said Saturday’s efforts are the first step in a campaign of coordi Comment
The late, legendary Jamaican reggae superstar Peter Tosh had called for the legalization of marijuana in his debut album, “Legalize It,” in 1975. Comment

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