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7 hrs ago | Boston Herald

Liz Smith: Remembering Jackie Kennedy on her 85th birthday

"Some may believe that there is such a thing as 'The Kennedy Curse.' ... There is no doubt, however, that Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis could rightfully be called 'the Kennedy Blessing,' states author Tina Santi Flaherty in her recent book, "What Jackie Taught Us."


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Sun Jul 27, 2014


NZ to Attend 2nd Edinburgh International Culture Summit

Chief Executive of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage Lewis Holden, will lead a delegation from the New Zealand government attending the Edinburgh International Culture Summit from 10 to 12 August 2014, held at the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh.


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Application Deadline for the Lincoln Center Scholars Alternative...

Are you interested in becoming a music or dance teacher for the NYC Department of Education? The Lincoln Center Scholars Alternative Certification Program is providing up to 20 music and dance professionals with the opportunity of a lifetime! Lincoln Center Education has launched an alternative certification program for arts teachers.


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Toledo Blade

Morton Bobowick; 1942-2014: Toledo lawyer helped resolve estate disputes

Morton Bobowick, a lawyer long affiliated with the venerable Toledo firm of Eastman & Smith who melded technical expertise and empathy in his specialty of estate planning, died Friday in Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg Township.


Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Estate Planning, Personal Finance, University of Toledo, Brooklyn College, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Arab Times

A heroine for teachers, students worldwide

Kaufman, the Berlin-born granddaughter of Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem and a vital link to Yiddish culture, died at her Manhattan home after a brief illness, said her daughter, Thea Goldstine.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Up the Down Staircase, Family, Kids, Teenagers, New York, Hunter College, Columbia University


Fredonia to host Teaching and Learning Conference in August

Current and future challenges and opportunities in higher education will be explored at the annual Teaching and Learning Conference to be held at the State University of New York at Fredonia on Aug. 18. Now in its eighth year, the conference enables faculty from throughout western New York to connect with one another while exploring new, creative ... (more)


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National New Play Network Presents Mfa Playwrights' Workshop, Now thru 8/3

The National New Play Network , the country's alliance of non-profit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, in collaboration with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays, will host nearly fifty playwrights, directors and dramaturgs ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The National, Theater, Arts, Stanford University, New York University, Hunter College, UC San Diego

KHOU-TV Houston

Custody death to mar NYC mayor's return from Italy

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family are wrapping up a whirlwind vacation in his ancestral homeland of Italy, complete with cheering crowds, paparazzi and, yes, even proof Italians do eat pizza with a knife and fork.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Hunter College, Columbia University

KNUS-AM Aurora

At 50, Upward Bound still opens pathway to college

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Dominican University, Ohio Dominican University, Oxford, OH, Harlem (New York, NY), John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Russia Taday

Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies: Social media campaign goes viral

As the Israeli operation Protective Edge has so far claimed nearly 900 dead, users have been flooding the web with dozens of photos of Jews and Arabs together showcasing peace and love, under the hashtag #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Hunter College, Palestinian Territories

Middlesex County College president wins Phi Theta Kappa award

The spring semester ended on a high note for Middlesex County College president, Joann La Perla-Morales when she was awarded the Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction by Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two year colleges.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Ludima Gus Burton

Ludima Gus Burton, 94, beloved teacher, author, mother and friend, died peacefully in her sleep and in the company of her daughters, after a brief illness.


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They are now Letitia and Peter Laline

It was a beautiful Saturday in June when William Jipa walked his daughter, Letitia, along a grassy walkway covered with rose petals toward a pergola overlooking the water at the southern end of Staten Island.


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The Bronx Children's Museum's Dream Big Day program kicks off at Lehman College

Hundreds of people packed the auditorium at Lehman College Friday as children from the Bronx showcased their artistic talents on Dream Big Day.


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Author Bel Kaufman Passes Away at Age 103

American teacher and author Bella 'Bel' Kaufman passed away at 8:30 this morning in her apartment on Park Avenue.


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Abstract In Concrete (1952), The Making Of

Nayland Blake just posted this on his always eye-opening tumblr Knee-deep in the Flooded Victory .


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Groups and programs across Staten Island benefit as City Council members secure member-item funding

Members of the borough City Council delegation brought home discretionary, or member-item, funding for programs in their individual districts, including programming aimed at youth and seniors.


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Thu Jul 24, 2014

New York Family

Weekend Planner: Fun Family Activities in NYC

Nature Calls ! Drop by the Brooklyn Children's Museum this Friday for its Free Friday Family Jam.


Related Topix: Lehman College, Watches, Family, Kids

Wall Street Journal

Interns Do Not Get Coffee, Not Anymore

I remember my first internship and how excited I was to be accepted. It was for a major record label in New York City.


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Fox News

Ex-NYC Regulator: Uber a - Silicon Valley Cartel'

Silicon Valley's latest class of transportation disruptors, which is led by Uber and Lyft, can be described in a myriad of ways, but the word "cartel" isn't the first thing that comes to many people's minds.


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