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Jan Hayden, chair of the board of directors of Board of Child Care , announced today that Thomas L. Curcio will retire as president and CEO, effective July 2014.
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6 hrs ago | The New York Observer
While El Diario La Prensa , the venerable 101-year-old Spanish-language newspaper, has reportedly grappled with shrinking circulation and internal strife, the self-proclaimed "champion of the Hispanics" is having a small renaissance at City Hall.
10 hrs ago | WXPN-FM Philadelphia
"My personal philosophy is that you make art to experience emotions that you don't have the luxury of experiencing in real life," says clarinetist and composer Kinan Azmeh .
14 hrs ago | On Wall Street
Top Lying Myths Maria Hartwig, associate professor of psychology at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, says there is no relationship whatsoever between "giveaways," such as someone who won't look you in the eye, appears nervous, fidgets or contradicts himself, and not telling the truth.
18 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times
The death toll has risen to seven as rescue workers continue to search through the rubble left when a massive gas explosion in East Harlem decimated two five-storey apartment buildings.
NEW YORK - Rescue workers using dogs and thermal-detection gear to search rubble for more victims of a gas explosion found an eighth body today while investigators tried to pinpoint the leak and determine whether it had anything to do with the city's aging gas and water mains, some from the 1800s.
Peter Blum has announced the exhibition Esther Kls: Palomar, which opens on March 20th at 20 West 57th Street, New York.
Two women who died when an explosion flattened two buildings in New York City's East Harlem neighbourhood were remembered Thursday as active, well-loved members of their church.
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.
Welcome to Throwback Thursday, a weekly photo feature in which we sift 116 years of Forward history to find snapshots of women's lives.
Six people were confirmed dead but several others were still missing today after gas explosion devastated two buildings in New York.
At least four people have died and 24 were injured when an apartment building collapsed in Manhattan on Wednesday.
The shock over the explosion that killed at least three people and destroyed two East Harlem buildings Wednesday turned to despair by dusk, as firefighters sifted for bodies beneath smoldering rubble and anxious families searched Manhattan hospitals for the missing.
Three women died and more than two dozen people were injured-including several children-in a likely gas explosion that leveled two residential buildings in East Harlem on Wednesday morning, officials said.
Last night, Jon Stewart invited Fox News's Judge Andrew Napolitano on the show after ripping him a new one with Larry Wilmore over his revisionist history about Abraham Lincoln and slavery.
A college degree opens doors to personal opportunity and success. But years of budget cuts to New York's public university system have made the path to a diploma even more challenging for students - and not in a positive way.
Several states are considering offering free tuition at community colleges, as the cost of a college education continues to climb and as high school diplomas no longer guarantee a living wage.