17 hrs ago
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.
20 hrs ago
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 .
21 hrs ago
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.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
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)
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Greenwich Library Appoints New Deputy Director
Greenwich Library has announced the appointment of Joseph Williams as its new Deputy Director.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
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.
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.
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 .
Mon Aug 25, 2014
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.