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Membership is $25* per household, $15* for seniors.
Membership includes one holiday wreath, and extras are available for purchase at $12* each.Wreath distribution day for 2021 will be Saturday, December 4th.
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LMA Echo, Latest Edition PDF
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 email@example.com
Tag Archives: historical
Barbara Ann Rogers’s excellent series on Yahoo about the architects who built homes in PLC continues. Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part VI Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part VII Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part VIII Architects of Prospect … Continue reading
Barbara Ann Rogers has been posting a series of very intereting articles on Yahoo Local Flatbush about the architects who built homes in PLG. They are well worth your time. Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part I Architects of Prospect … Continue reading
Prospect Park is offering the rare opportunity to visit the second floor of the Lefferts family’s farmhouse. Tours are every half hour between 1 and 3:30 pm. They are available this weekend and next weekend. Guests will be able to … Continue reading
The Brownstoner has been running a series of articles, by Montrose Morris, on the history of the Lefferts family in Brooklyn. Today she covers the Lefferts of Flatbush, the founders of Lefferts Manor. This is a highly informative series of … Continue reading
John Lefferts died in 1895 marking a turning point in the transition of rural farm lands to suburban residences. Breaking with patrilineal traditions, he willed his property to his seven children who knew the value of the land was in … Continue reading