Lee To Welcome The Omni Trio To The Performing Arts Series
The Lee University School of Music will present The Omni Trio, with Lee's own Dr. Loralee Songer, as the next guest in the Performing Arts Series.
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The East Hampton Star
Met 60 Years Ago, Wed Last Week
Harry Blumenfeld and Martin Falzack, East Hampton residents for over 50 years, were married at City Hall in Manhattan on March 4. Mr. Blumenfeld, 86, and Mr. Falzack, 80, were introduced at a dinner party in New York about 60 years ago, when Mr. Blumenfeld had just graduated from Brooklyn College and Mr. Falzack was still a student.
Bronx man who placed mysterious apology ad in Staten Island Advance tells his tale
Nearly everyone experiences some level of regret over the immature or inappropriate things they said or did as a teenager.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Florence Fisch, 87, deputy surrogate
When Florence Goldman Fisch worked as a Burlington County deputy surrogate from 1981 to 1993, "it was cake every day," her daughter, Susan Kaplan, said.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Biographer To Lecture On Rosa Parks On March 7 At University Of The South
Jeanne Theoharis of the City University of New York will give the 16th annual Anita S. Goodstein Lecture in Women's History at the University of the South.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Washington Post
The myth of Common Core equity
The Common Core State Standards were originally promoted as a way of raising academic standards for all children around the country.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
The Times of Israel
After BDS controversy, college issues guidelines
The president of Brooklyn College distributed public events guidelines formulated in the wake of the ejection of four pro-Israel students from a boycott Israel event last year.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Fed's Dudley flags easy money now, rate rise around mid-2015
The Federal Reserve is not about to back off its highly accommodative policy, though investor predictions of a rate rise by midway through next year are reasonable, an influential U.S. central banker said on Friday.
Rate rise around mid-2015 a reasonable assumption: Fed's Dudley
It is reasonable for investors to predict that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates sometime around mid-2015, New York Fed President William Dudley said on Friday.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Press Democrat
Why men's college basketball is corrupt
Mark Cuban came up with a great idea. He said young men bound for the NBA should not go to college if all they care about is a professional career.
Press & Sun-Bulletin
College Roundup: Elmira falls in ECAC Metro women's basketball
The Elmira College women's basketball team ended its season with a 50-47 loss to Brooklyn College in the Eastern College Athletic Conference Metro quarterfinals Wednesday at the West Quad Center in Brooklyn.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Dr. James Franco?: 13 celebrities who are probably smarter than us all
Ellen DeGeneres may have poked fun at Hollywood for not going to college during her Oscars monologue, but that doesn't mean that every celebrity skipped school.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Adelphi University Presents David Hornung: Recent Paintings
The exhibition will be on view from February 26 through April 2, 2014, with a reception open to the public on Wednesday, March 5, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Postmedical career in full bloom
He picked up his two severed fingers, placed them on ice in a Ziploc bag, and brought them to the hospital.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Huffington Post
Valerie Jarrett: Champion of African American History: The Honorable Shirley Chisholm of New York
"I don't measure America by its achievement but by its potential." - Shirley Chisolm , in her book, Unbought and Unbossed With her slight build, distinctly precise diction, and relentless energy, Representative Shirley Chisholm of New York will be forever remembered for the ground she broke in Congress, and the ground she laid for millions of ... (more)
Miami New Times
Urban Waste on Getting Back Together, Recording Again, and 'Keepin' This Shit Alive'
He got into the life after going to a Plasmatics concert and seeing a chick named Wendy O. Williams "blow up a car, shake her pussy, and wear whipped cream on her nipples on stage."
The Brooklyn Paper
Circus smackdown: A tale of the tape
Circus season has arrived in Brooklyn. Big shots Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey is already at the Barclays Center for a two-week run, but that is far from the only big top in town.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
New York Daily News
Charter school decisions aren't payback, but good policy
Brooklyn College professor of education David Bloomfield says Mayor de Blasio's decisions on co-locating charter schools were neither too accomodating nor too harsh, but politically and emotionally just right.
After high school on Long Island and a year at Brooklyn College, Marc Friedman hitchhiked west in 1971.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Person Of The Day: Shirley Chisholm
Mass Mutual and NewsOne join together to present 28 dynamic people that make up the diverse tapestry of Black History.