LEST WE FORGET

Vigil for Detective Russel Timoshenko on the first anniversary of his July 14, 2007 murder

The Timoshenko Family with LMA’s Ben Edwards & Jerry Bennett at the dedication of a tree to the slain officer Planted outside the 71st Pct. last November

Photographs: Al Fahie-Pemberton

January 3rd dedication, at the Rogers Avenue firehouse, of a memorial plaque to Lieutenant John Martinson, of Engine Company 249, who died fighting a fire one year earlier.

Photographs, R. Marvin (except plaque, B. Edwards)

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LMA Echo, Latest Edition PDF

(Summer 2022 edition)



Headlines from this issue:

Redistricting, Two Primaries and New Office Holders Reshape PLG’s Political Landscape - Milford Prewitt

PLG’s New Private Middle School Teaches “Maker Education,” Learning by Doing - Milford Prewitt, Janice Grannum

Midwood 2’s Richard Maxwell, Peace Maker During Crown Heights Riots, Youth Counselor, Educator and Singer, Dies at 77

Popular Korean Grocer Closes Seven Months After Owner Dies

“Dr. Joe,” Longtime Rutland 1 Resident Who Loved His Neighbors Dies of Dementia

Also in this issue:

PLG Historical Project – “Voices of Lefferts” – Seeks $7,500 from GoFundMe
“Voices of Lefferts,” the six-year-old historical writing project focused on Prospect Lefferts Gardens, hopes to raise $7,500 to continue its series of publications and printed oral histories.

To contribute, visit gofundme.com/f/voices-of-Lefferts-community-writing-project. The group’s works can also be purchased at Greenlight Books where it occasionally holds reading events and talks.

Echo Looking For Co-Editor
The Echo is looking for a co-editor or writer to volunteer their talents in generating editorial content about this dynamic neighborhood. If interested, contact Milford Prewitt at 917-301-7700 or milfordprewitt@aol.com

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