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Scholarship Students, Alumni Honored at New England Society Reception

Yesterday evening the New England Society in the City of Brooklyn (disclosure: your correspondent is Secretary of the Society) held its annual holiday reception for current Society scholarship recipients and alumni in the Founders’ Room at Plymouth Church. In the photo above, Harrison Davis, President of the Society is at the right, and from the […]

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An “Eternal Flame” Relit Over Brooklyn

Yesterday evening, despite heavy rain during the day and still threatening skies, 200 or so people gathered in Fort Greene Park to attend the rededication of the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument, which honors the approximately 11,500 Revolutionary War combatants captured by the British who died aboard old warships anchored in Wallabout Bay (adjacent to the […]

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Grant’s Advice: Write in Adams

Financial authority, historian and Heights resident James Grant addressed the annual meeting of the New England Society in the City of Brooklyn yesterday evening at Pete’s Downtown Restaurant, Old Fulton Street. The title of Grant’s talk was “Election 2008: Write in John Adams”. In addition to publishing Grant’s Interest Rate Observer since 1983 and having […]

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New England Society Presents Poetry Evening

The New England Society in the City of Brooklyn (the name is a tipoff that this organization has been around for a while) held its sixth annual Poetry Evening this past Tuesday in the Founders' Room at Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims.  The theme of this year's event was "Music, Poetry's Muse."  The program was […]

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