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17 hrs ago | SILive.com

Jason Mraz on Staten Island: Five-borough tour stops at St. George Theatre Saturday

How much: $22, 46.50 and $72 at Ticketmaster or the box office Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. STATEN ISLAND - Jason Mraz is incorporating the title of his biggest hit to deliver a special message to New York City: "I'm Yours" The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter's "Five Boroughs Tour" - a residency or sorts in celebration of his new album, "YES!" - is making its way to the borough's historic St. George Theatre this weekend. The 37-year-old singer-songwriter, who's based in San Diego, attended Manhattan's American Musical and Dramatic Academy for a year-and-a-half in the 1990s.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, The Bronx, NY, Queens, NY, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Music, Entertainment

20 hrs ago | Noozhawk

Santa Barbara Center for Performing Arts Celebrates 2014-15 Season On Stage at Granada

The Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts kicked off Santa Barbara's 2014-15 performance season with a celebratory event on Sept. 9 on stage at the Granada Theatre .

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Related Topix: City University of New York, Santa Barbara, CA

21 hrs ago | Voices

Alyson Steel Alyson Steel

Alyson is a graduate of the "Famed" HS of Performing Arts in NYC. She received her B.A from Queens College while doing recurring work on soap operas and Commercials.

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Related Topix: City University of New York, SUNY Stony Brook, The Nanny, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Patch.com

Babylon Junior-Senior High School Welcomes New Administrators

This new school year, the Babylon Junior-Senior High School welcomed two new administrators, one new to the district and one familiar face. Following years of teaching earth science and AP environmental science at Glen Cove High School, Matthew S. Ryan has been appointed assistant principal of the junior-senior high school.

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Related Topix: Babylon, NY, Glen Cove, NY, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, City University of New York

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Pelham Daily Voice

'Exclusionary' Mark For Pelham Manor In HUD Report Tops Week's News

A new group of six Westchester towns including Pelham Manor, have been labeled exclusionary in a new report by the federal monitor overseeing the county's affordable housing settlement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development . Although New Rochelle native Ray Rice has been released from the only professional football team he's ever played for , and was suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video shows him knocking out his then-fiancee, not all residents of his hometown are prepared to give up on him.

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Related Topix: Pelham Manor, NY, New Rochelle, NY, Pelham, NY, City University of New York

Thu Sep 11, 2014

New York Daily News

Queens College shows off its Warhol collection

Edward Powers assistant professor of art at Queens College, and Amy Winter curator of the college's Godwin-Ternbach Museum discuss the new exhibit focused on the work of artist Andy Warhol. Visions of an electric chair drenched in psychedelic colors, giant Campbell's soup cans and a silkscreen portrait of boxing great Muhammad Ali provide a glimpse into the complex, artistic mind of Andy Warhol.

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Related Topix: City University of New York

Wed Sep 10, 2014

New Jersey Jewish News

Rabbi elects to come - home' to Elizabeth NEW

A onetime student of the Jewish Educational Center's Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy in Elizabeth, he has returned to the area as rabbi at Elmora Hills Minyan, a Modern Orthodox synagogue located on the border between Union Township and Elizabeth. In the years since graduating, Bleicher has lived in New York City and Washington, DC, working in politics; on Long Island, NY, as a rabbinical intern; and in West Orange, as an assistant rabbi.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, City University of New York, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rick Santorum, 2012 Presidential Election, Yeshiva University

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Common Dreams

Tens of Thousands of Young People to Join People's Climate March to ...

In response to the United Nations' Emergency Climate Summit, an unprecedented surge of tens of thousands of students from more than 300 campuses will join the People's Climate March, which is anticipated to be the largest demonstration on climate change in history. Students have built a movement on hundreds of campuses to demand fossil fuel divestment and local solutions, and they're joining the movement to demand bold climate action and an end to extractive industries as President Obama and world leaders meet at the United Nations.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, SUNY Buffalo, Cornell University, City University of New York, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Pelham Daily Voice

Pelham's Felix V. Matos Rodriguez Appointed President Of Queens College

Dr. Flix V. Matos Rodrguez, a Pelham resident, has officially assumed the presidency of Queens College as of August 28, 2014, following his June 30 appointment by the City University of New York Board of Trustees. The Ivy League-educated scholar, administrator, teacher and former cabinet secretary of the Department of Family Services for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico served as president of Hostos Community College/CUNY since 2009.

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Related Topix: City University of New York, Pelham, NY, Yale University, Columbia University

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Newswise

Professors Provide Most Updated Information on Aspirin in the Prevention of a First Heart Attack

Newswise - The first researcher in the world to discover that aspirin prevents a first attack, Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., the first Sir Richard Doll professor and senior academic advisor to the dean in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University, has published a comprehensive review in the current issue of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Heart Attack, Health, Florida Atlantic University, University of Arizona, Spain, World News, City University of New York

Fri Aug 29, 2014

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

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