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Wednesday Jul 9 | Hudson Valley Press

Vassar Receives Tree Campus USA Designation

Vassar College's beautiful 1,000-acre campus, which is home to more than 1,500 trees, has received Tree Campus USA designation from the Arbor Day Foundation.


Related Topix: Poughkeepsie, NY

Wednesday Jul 9 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

'Dead and Breathing' among offerings at 2014 CATF

Making its world premiere as the Contemporary American Theater Festival kicks off Friday at Shepherd University, "Dead and Breathing" opened to a well-attended pay-what-you-can preview Sunday evening.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Shepherd University, Transgender, New York University, Queens, NY, New York, NY

Fri Jul 04, 2014


Tony-Winning Broadway Talent Flock to Dance Musical In Your Arms, Beginning Tonight

In Your Arms , the new large-scale dance ensemble musical that features music by Stephen Flaherty and vignettes by Marsha Norman , Terrence McNally , Douglas Carter Beane and more, premieres July 5 at the New York Stage and Film and Vassar College's Powerhouse Theatre.


Thu Jul 03, 2014

Media Matters for America

Fox Business Host: Jobs Report Might Be "Too Good"

Fox Business host Charles Payne tried to put a negative spin on the news that the unemployment rate fell in June, tweeting that it might be "too good for the stock market."


Mon Jun 30, 2014

ArtsWestchester Names New President of Board of Trustees

Froma Benerofe of Purchase has been named the new president of the ArtWestchester Board of Trustees, replacing former president Jacqueline Walker who is relinquishing her role after two years.


Related Topix: Purchase, NY, Columbia University, Fordham University, Yonkers, NY

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Confection with a Plainfield connection

No visit to the Jersey Shore is complete without a little bit of sweetness to carry home.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Candy, Recipes, Poughkeepsie, NY

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Expulsion Now Mandatory for Dartmouth Students Convicted By Campus...

The compromise may be doing little to appease either side, with lawsuits still being filed by the accused and protests being staged by survivors and other students.


Related Topix: Amherst College, Duke University, University of Iowa

The Dobbs Ferry Daily Voice

ArtsWestchester Of White Plains Names New Leaders

Benerofe replaces Jacqueline Walker, who will continue to be involved with the arts group as a board member and immediate past president.


Related Topix: Columbia University, Fordham University, Yonkers, NY, White Plains, NY

Wed Jun 25, 2014


Kyra Sedgwick to star in Powerhouse Theater play

The Emmy Award-winning actress will be starring in John Patrick Shanley's new play "The Danish Widow" on the campus of Vassar College this summer.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Kyra Sedgwick

Sun Jun 22, 2014


9 Reasons Meryl Streep Will Always Be Our Leading Lady

Happy birthday, Meryl Streep! Hollywood's indisputable sweetheart is 65 today and we can't believe it.


Related Topix: The Iron Lady, Celebrities, Meryl Streep

Thu Jun 19, 2014

New Media Journal

Sanders-McCain VA Reform Bill a Sham

Betsy McCaughey, PhD, is a constitutional scholar with a PhD from Columbia University, a patient advocate and health policy expert, and a former Lt.


Related Topix: Columbia University, US Politics, US News, John McCain, Republican, Bernard Sanders

Wed Jun 18, 2014

National Review Online

Wharton: Anti-Semites Rock Colleges

A slew of anti-Semitic online postings by Vassar College's chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine have brought the group under investigation by school administrators.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Hudson Valley Press

Family Services Welcomes New Board Member

Family Services Inc. has announced that Amanda Moody, Community and Online organizer at Planned Parenthood Mid-Hudson Valley , has joined the Agency's Board of Directors.


Related Topix: Beacon, NY, Poughkeepsie, NY

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Six stellar Skyline High seniors graduating

Olivia Ports and Ella Pearson have been best friends since they were 3. Both credit the Skyline instrumental music program and director Vincent Tolliver for providing opportunities to perform with the Jazz Band and, in Ella's case, leadership as student director of the Pit Band for "Skyline's spring musical "Dreamgirls."


Related Topix: Brown University, Mathematics, Science

Alabama Live

June 16 is National Fudge Day

Fudge is a type of Western confectionery which is usually very sweet, and extremely rich.


Related Topix: Recipes, Poughkeepsie, NY