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Conflict Photojournalist 'Zoriah' On The Changing World Of Photojournalism

Posted on 21. Dec, 2009 by .

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Zoriah Miller, 35, is one of the top conflict photojournalists in the world.  He has been capturing controversial images in war zones all over the world for over 10 years. After taking photos of marines that had been killed in a June 26, 2008 suicide attack in Iraq, Zoriah, as he is known professionally, was […]

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Vincent's Barbershop

Posted on 07. Dec, 2009 by .

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Vincent’s Barbershop

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Local Foods & Live Poultry

Posted on 27. Nov, 2009 by .

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It’s Bird season.  Thanksgiving’s over, Christmas is just around the corner.  Turkeys don’t fare too well in the months of November and December. However, after the holidays are over they don’t have too much to worry about until next year.  Unfortunately, it’s never a good time for birds at the T&S Live Poultry Market on […]

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Rescue Dog Walkers in Kensington

Posted on 20. Nov, 2009 by .

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Two little Chihuahuas sit bug-eyed in a cage out side Sean Casey Animal Rescue in Kensington Brooklyn. One of the workers there, Valerie Greenblat,17, owns a Chihuahua herself. When I say I would love to own one, she laughs. “Take one of these then.” Unfortunatley, I can’t have a dog, I’m too busy and have […]

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JROTC Programs: Building Responsible Adults Or Child Soldiers?

Posted on 13. Nov, 2009 by .

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Hundreds of young men and women crowded together under a gray November sky threatening rain.  Flags and banners, held by shiny helmeted bearers, fluttered in the wind. the uniformed youngsters nervously ribbed each and kept an eye on their commanding officers for the signal to fall into position. Drummers practiced their cadence while the honor […]

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Who Cares About The Yankees!? The A's Might Stay In Oakland!

Posted on 06. Nov, 2009 by .

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Forget A-Rod and pretty little Derek Jeter, there is some real excitement in the Major Leagues that is worth following in the off season. My beloved Oakland A’s, who were slated to move to Fremont, Ca. in 2011, just might stay to play in Oakland…but at what price? A’s owner Lew Wolff had planned to […]

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A Young Leather Worker Makes His Mark In Greenwich Village

Posted on 01. Nov, 2009 by .

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Pedro makes leather bags in Joseph Hanna’s shop on Greenwich Ave. in Manhattan. At 25 years old he is a master leather worker. He brings 10 years of experience to the shop. At 15 years old Pedro began working leather in his family’s small shop in Quisapincha, Ecuador, an area locally famous for its leather […]

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Crow Hill spreading its wings in Brooklyn

Posted on 23. Oct, 2009 by .

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“I’m gonna start of with a prayer, cause prayer changes things” Last Thursday night, this is how Eve Porter, 78, started off the monthly meeting of the Crow Hill Community Association. “And if you don’t pray” she said. “Just close your eyes for a moment of silence” While the rest of the attendees bowed their […]

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Franklin Ave. "Little Panama" in Brooklyn

Posted on 16. Oct, 2009 by .

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This past Saturday on Franklin Ave. in Brooklyn, the air rang with the sounds of trumpets, tubas, drums and xylophones.  It was the annual Panamanian Parade in the heart of Crown Heights and it was loud! Panamanian marching bands from all over the United States came to march and play traditional and Latin inspired marching […]

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The triple identity of Panamanians in New York

Posted on 09. Oct, 2009 by .

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Recently, while working on a story about Veterans in Crown Heights Brooklyn, I was invited by the Reverend Guillermo Martino, of The Tabernacle of God’s Glory, to attend the Panamanian Festival on Franklin Ave. this coming Saturday.  I excitedly accepted and will be taking  photos and interviewing community leaders for my upcoming story. I had […]

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