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Friday Aug 29 | Patch.com

Greenwich Library Appoints New Deputy Director

Greenwich Library has announced the appointment of Joseph Williams as its new Deputy Director.

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Related Topix: Libraries, SUNY College at Geneseo, City University of New York

Thu Aug 28, 2014

RuggaWorld

Blue Bulls side to face WP

Flyhalf Joshua Stander could earn a first senior start for the Vodacom Blue Bulls in the 2014 Absa Currie Cup when the home team face DHL Western Province at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

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Related Topix: City University of New York

Examiner.com

Urban doomsday preppers not your stereotypical paranoid white survivalists

If you were to picture a doomsday prepper living in New York City , how would you describe them? If you're thinking bunker-building isolationists with conservative or anti-government sentiments, a religious end-times outlook, a secret arsenal of weaponry, and a massive cache of food -- well, you would be incorrect.

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Related Topix: City University of New York, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Wed Aug 27, 2014

New York Daily News

Labor Day parade to feature non-union workers for first time

For the first time in its 132-year history, the Sept. 6 parade will feature non-union workers marching alongside their union counterparts .

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

SFGate

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."

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, UC Riverside, UC Berkeley, Brooklyn College, City University of New York

LiveScience

Items in a Bug Out Pack

While the stereotypical survivalist may be stockpiling hundreds of pounds of food and ammunition in their homes, city-dwelling survivalists, called urban preppers, focus on getting out of the city to safety, said Anna Maria Bounds, a sociologist at Queens College, City University of New York.

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Related Topix: City University of New York

Newswise

Facts and Myths About Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements

Calcium and vitamin D are essential to keeping bones strong, dense and healthy as we age, as well as preventing bone loss, osteporosis, and skeletal fractures.

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Related Topix: Vitamin D, Supplement, Osteoporosis, Medicine, Health, Pharmacology, Florida Atlantic University, Women's Health, City University of New York

Forward

Yiddish Writers Murdered By Stalin Honored

The August 12, 1952 murder of Soviet Yiddish writers was commemorated at this year's August 12 memorial held at the Center for Jewish History.

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

LiveScience

Escape from New York: City Dwellers Prep for Doomsday

If you're like most New Yorkers, you probably have no idea. But a small group of folks in the city are gearing up for the next doomsday scenario by prepping survival gear, planning escape routes, and training to get out of New York City - even by inflatable kayak if necessary.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, City University of New York, New York Government, End Times

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Hellenic News of America

Viewpoint: The 2011 Athanasiades Cultural Foundation Scholarships

"We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future," said President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who saved America from the Great Depression.

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Related Topix: World News, Cyprus, Middle East, Albania, City University of New York, Baruch College, Boston University, Long Island University

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Through the Wire with MoAkTV: Producers of Love & Long Island

VH1's Love & Hip Hop , an American reality television series, is so influential in urban America that it inspired Denzel Mooney, an intern at Eagle Rock Entertainment/Universal Music Group, and Enomfon Akpanuko, to create a derivative called Love & Long Island-dedicated to Long Islanders.

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Related Topix: Long Island, VA, The Creators, Hip-Hop, City University of New York

Fri Aug 15, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Anxiety associated with ulcer risk

A new study in General Hospital Psychiatry finds evidence of a relationship between anxiety disorders and the prevalence and incidence of ulcer over a 10-year period in a sample of U.S. adults.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, City University of New York, Depression, Health, University of Minnesota

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Photo gallery: Waveney Valley results day

Picture: David Lennard It was a day of celebration for hundreds of A-level students across the Waveney Valley today as they took one last trip back to school to collect their results.

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Related Topix: Suffolk County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Norfolk County, England, City University of New York

Sat Aug 09, 2014

All About Jazz

Yoojin Park: West End

The story of the classically-oriented child prodigy catching the jazz bug is far from new.

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Related Topix: National University, City University of New York, New York

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Sag Harbor Online

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After managing a budget of just under $100 million, a staff of about 900 and seven separate school buildings, school business official Jennifer Buscemi is grateful to be coming to Sag Harbor.

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Related Topix: Sag Harbor, NY, Education Etc., Babylon, NY, West Babylon, NY, City University of New York, Oakdale, NY

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