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Kinston Free Press
Meet Me Monday: Dr. Antonowich was a sensation playing trumpet in New York
Many locals may know Dr. Fred Antonowich as a retired general surgeon, but they might not know him as Dr. Jazz.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Full-day pre-K enrollment in New York City more than doubles over 2013
Giovanna Petrizzo of Huntington in her living room on Thursday Aug 28, 2014 with some of the supplies she purchased for her students.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
A post-modern spin on the Habsburg empire
The Habsburg dynasty is famous for many things, from the family jaw to longevity-a 700-year run in the top ranks of European power politics-to the way it proved that even in realpolitik it's better to be a lover than a fighter: the secret to Habsburg success was always marriage alliances.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Edna Shostak of North Woodmere to Celebrate 100th Birthday
Friends and family will gather from 12 noon until 2:30 PM on Friday, August 29th at the Bristal Assisted Living Community of North Woodmere located at 477 Hungry Harbor Road in Valley Stream to celebrate the 100th Birthday of Edna Shostak.
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, CUNY Dance Initiative Announce Brooklyn College Residencies
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College presents two residencies as part of CUNY Dance Initiative.
5 problems with California's 'affirmative consent' bill
In the rush to advance legislation to combat sexual assault on college campuses, California lawmakers have cast aside the due process rights of the accused.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present Flamenco Vivo, 11/14
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 8pm with Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana .
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Rating colleges on a what theya re doing for the countrya
Tired of seeing the usual suspects - Harvard, Yale, Stanford, etc - head the college rankings? Here's a new list based "on what they are doing for the country - on whether they're improving social mobility, producing research, and promoting public service."
Ditmas Park Corner
Free Screening Of 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' On...
CaribBEING , a local nonprofit organization that puts on the annual Flatbush Film Festival and is run by neighbor Shelley Worrell , is teaming up with Councilman Jumaane Williams to co-host a free screening of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" tomorrow night at the West Quad Center of Brooklyn College.
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome Bobby McFerrin, 11/1
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College will open its 60th Anniversary Season with a concert by 10-time Grammy winner Bobby McFerrin on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 8pm.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
N.Y.C. crime is low: But at what cost?
A police officer guarded the site of a shooting in Manhattan in July. The killing by police of a suspect in Staten Island that same month raised tensions.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
SMOKE Begins Performances Tonight at The Flea
The Flea Theater will present the World Premiere of Kim Davies' SMOKE, directed by Flea Resident Director Tom Costello and featuring members of The Bats, the resident acting company at The Flea.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
Mayor Rallies the Pre-K Troops
If there was ever a receptive audience for Mayor Bill de Blasio's pre-kindergarten expansion, it was in a Brooklyn College auditorium Tuesday, where roughly 1,000 pre-kindergarten teachers cheered as he rallied them like troops ready for battle - albeit with four-year-olds.
Renee Levine, social worker
Renee Shai Levine loved reading to children, not only infants but also elementary students.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
"I Cannot Live Without Books"
How would you go about explaining to a non-engineer the technical concepts that might arise when working at a radio station, TV station or other digital media facility? "A Broadcast Engineering Tutorial for Non-Engineers" is most helpful.
Girls Outscore Boys on State Math Tests
Girls in New York City outperformed boys on the state's standardized math tests this year, widening the gap between the genders when it comes to math, new statistics show.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Miami Herald
Michael Largo's 'Big, Bad Book of Botany' explains it all to you
"People said I was crazy," the Miami writer explains, "but I talked to them just like George Washington Carver did.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
As a young graduate student in the early 1970s, I had the pleasure of listening to E. P. Thompson, the British labor historian whose book, The Making of the English Working Class , rippled like an electric current through liberal academia.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Ditmas Park Corner
Slamming Hiring Practices As Unfair, Leaders Call For Reform
Slamming current hiring practices as unjust, area leaders are pushing for new city laws that would prevent employers from immediately asking about an applicant's arrest history, as well as ban employment credit checks.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
New York Post
Brooklyn DA exposes hidden Orthodox sex cases
David Seff, a math professor at Brooklyn College, asked a female student to meet him in a classroom one late afternoon in August 2011 to help with a "listening experiment."