Drawbacks of Cuomo’s Excelsior Scholarship

Brooklyn News Service reporter Deidra Brisco explores some of the drawbacks in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Excelsior Scholarship program, which provides free tuition at public universities to students with a household…

Jump-starting a Small Biz on LI

  Brooklyn News Service reporter Tiana Heath explores how the Long Island Small Business Center in Farmingdale helps businesses to get started. She speaks with Walter Reid, a business advisor…

Builder Plans African Art Museum for Bed-Stuy

Vira Jones owns a construction and design firm. The three rooms of the future Bedford-Stuyvesant Museum of African Art were filled with ancient and modern figures, statuettes, and headdresses, all…

Poverty Overlooked in Presidential Race

What can government do to help the poor break out of poverty? According to Jeffrey Maclin, spokesman for the Community Service Society of New York, the answer is that it’s…

`Pervasive’ sexual abuse in NY prisons

By ALEXANDRA SEMENOVA During his time working at a federal detention center in Manhattan, former correctional officer Rudell Clark Mullings offered to smuggle makeup and Twizzlers candy into the cell…