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How Noreen Tomassi transformed The Center for Fiction into a Brooklyn cornerstone

June 16 | Editorial Staff

After 16 years of dedicated leadership, Noreen Tomassi, Executive Director of The Center for Fiction, has announced her retirement. In response, The Center’s Board of Directors expressed its heartfelt gratitude for Tomassi’s devotion to her work at The Center, including during the current pandemic. In 2004, The Mercantile Library hired Tomassi as executive director. From […]

Opinions & Observations: North Brooklyn community activists unite behind veteran Assemblymember, blast his opponent as ‘inexperienced’

June 12 | Francesca Norsen Tate

The old saying “all politics is local” has special relevance for Assemblymember Joe Lentol because, as one longtime supporter notes, “No one knows the streets, the buildings and the people of this district like Joe.” With the news this week that Congressman Hakeem Jeffries and Assemblymember Diana Richardson have endorsed him, the broadly-based support shines […]

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