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7 hrs ago | The Black River News

"There is no better complement to a dazzling smile than great looking skin"

Dr. Ewa Awad graduated from Hunter College in 2004, with dual degrees in chemistry and psychology.

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Related Topix: City University of New York, Morristown, NJ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

New York Business.com

Is Cuomo's lead insurmountable?

Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to lead his little-known Republican challenger Rob Astorino by a wide margin, according to a poll by Siena College released Monday.

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Related Topix: US News, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Siena College, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Anthony Weiner, Democrat, City University of New York

New York Business.com

The city job that nobody wanted

More than six months after he took office - and hours before departing for a 10-day family vacation in Italy - Mayor Bill de Blasio stepped to the microphones in City Hall on the afternoon of July 17 to announce he had filled the last major vacancy in city government.

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Related Topix: City University of New York, New York

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The New York Observer

Bill de Blasio Appoints Buildings Commissioner

Mr. de Blasio announced that he was making Hunter College's assistant vice president of facilities Rick Chandler commissioner of the Buildings Department, civil rights attorney Richard Emery the new chair of the Civilian Complaint Review Board and former judge Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick and former New York Appellate justice Barry Cozier the chair ... (more)

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SILive.com

Inside Out: Staten Island's amazing Grace Iarrobino turns 100 surrounded by family and friends (photos)

As the age of longevity becomes more commonplace with each decade that passes, it's not unusual to bear witness to seniors achieving century status.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Ozone-Park, NY, Queens, NY, South-Ozone-Park, NY, Howard-Beach, NY, City University of New York

The New York Observer

On the Market: Will Astoria Cove Erode One of the Last Bastions of Affordability?

The city plans to sell a parking lot in Flushing or $1, according to Crain's , using the bargain basement price to lure a developer with a good affordable housing proposal.

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Related Topix: City University of New York

Crain's New York Business

Morning 10: LIRR talks resume | Buildings commissioner | Council speaker lobbying

The tone of negotiations between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and unions representing Long Island Rail Road workers seems to have shifted since talks resumed Wednesday .

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Related Topix: New York, Crown Heights, NY, City University of New York, Queens, NY, New York, NY

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Floral Park Dispatch

New Teacher At My First School

My First School welcomes Becky Kane to lead the newest "Two Time! Gradual Separation" class.

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Related Topix: Fordham University, City University of New York, Floral Park, NY

New York Business.com

Buildings commish: a job few seem to want

More than six months after taking office, Mayor Bill de Blasio is said to be likely to name a new commissioner for the department of buildings.

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Related Topix: City University of New York

ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigrant of the Day: Dascha "Dash" Polanco

Dascha "Dash" Polanco is an actress best known for playing Dayanara Diaz on Orange Is the New Black .

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Related Topix: Prison, City University of New York

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Celebrity Baker Sylvia Weinstock on What She Learned From the Suburbs

The cake maven honed her baking and business skills over 30 years in the suburbs-but decided she was happier in the city For nearly 30 years, my husband, Ben, and I lived in the suburbs of New York.

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Related Topix: Tribeca (New York, NY), Queens College, Queens, NY, New York, NY, City University of New York, Manhattan, NY, Hunter, NY

News12.com

Uncertain economy in Puerto Rico brings islanders to mainland

New York continues to be a major destination for Puerto Ricans coming from the island.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, City University of New York

Mon Jul 14, 2014

New Jersey Jewish News

JFVS honors - very special volunteers'

Barbara Polifka, left, and Leona Solomon, right, received awards in recognition of their 19 years of volunteer service to the Jewish Family and Vocational Service of Middlesex County from former JFVS president Vickie Solomon.

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Related Topix: City University of New York

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Jackson Heights News

City to award $23 million to improve arts education

For those worried about the future of creativity for students in schools that are focusing more and more on standardized testing and investing less time in cultivating imaginative thinking, there is some good news.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, City University of New York

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Washington Post

Biggest influence on a child's education may be the mother's education

It's long been known that a mother's education status has a sizable influence on her children's academic lives.

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Related Topix: City University of New York, Long-Island-City, NY

Mon Jul 07, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Lincoln Center Launches New Initiative to Train and Certify Future Arts Educators

Lincoln Center, in partnership with CUNY's Hunter College School of Education, the New York City Department of Education, and the United Federation of Teachers, today announced the Lincoln Center Scholars Alternative Certification Program, an innovative new initiative to educate, certify and fast-track over a three-year period the placement of ... (more)

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Related Topix: City University of New York, The Federation, Alternative, Theater, Arts

Fri Jul 04, 2014

MassLive.com

Westfield High School graduate Michelle Joyner to perform in...

Last year she took part in a reading of a new version of "Jane Eyre" by Daniel Elihu Kramer who is the associate artistic director there.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Action Movies, Cliffhanger, Adventure, Theater, Arts, New York, City University of New York, Entertainment

Daily Kos

the Irresponsible Electorate and the 4TH of July

The gravest threat to democracy in the United States is the ignorance of many of the electorate; uniformed and misinformed- they shape the future of the nation.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, City University of New York, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Liberal Political News

MLive.com

Michigan Honors: A veteran WWII Marine aerologist, interpreter, broadcaster and woman

Bertha Holmstrand, 92, shares stories about WWII and serving with the Marines in Chelsea, Mich., on June 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, City University of New York, Psychology, Science, US Navy, South America, World News, Brazil

Nerve News

Seven mn-year-old fossilised monkey tooth discovered in UAE

Abu Dhabi, July 4 A fossilised monkey specimen, believed to be 6.5 to 8 million years old, has been discovered by scientists on Shuwaihat Island in Abu Dhabi's western region, Al Gharbia, in the United Arab Emirates.

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Related Topix: United Arab Emirates, Middle East, World News, City University of New York

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