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3 hrs ago |

Verona, Cedar Grove students earn scholastic honors

Bergen Catholic - Cedar Grove's Jose Pedro Garcia, a senior, earned First Honors. Sophmore Daniel De Lorenzi, junior DeAngelo Descorbeth and freshman Randolph Descorbeth, all of Cedar Grove, earned Second Honors.


Related Topix: Cedar Grove, NJ, Verona, NJ, Bard College, UMass Amherst, Tulane University

9 hrs ago | CBS Local

Villanova Art Historians Hope For New Revelations in Painting's X-Rays

The restoration of a 17th century painting is entering a new stage today at Villanova University. A team of scientists will be giving the work some serious scrutiny.


Related Topix: Painting, Arts

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Capital Weekly

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Unique opportunity to own almost 12,000 sq ft of retail, restaurant, warehouse space surrounded by sports complexes including MHG Ice Center. Must see! I had a somewhat idyllic childhood growing up as the seventh child in a historic home in Kennebunk, Maine.


Related Topix: Kennebunk, ME, France, World News, Ogunquit, ME, Family, Kids, Biddeford, ME

Fri Sep 12, 2014


Do violent video games actually reduce real world crime?

Researchers have been searching for a link between playing video games and acts of real world violence for decades, without much success. Researchers at Villanova University and Rutgers University have published a study comparing sales of violent video games with crime statistics in the United States.


Related Topix: Rutgers University

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Greenwich Educator Hired as Assistant Principal for Darien Elementary School

The Darien Board of Education, at its meeting of Sept. 9, unanimously appointed Mr. Alex Harvey as Assistant Principal of Holmes School.


Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, Sacred Heart University


New campus minister begins journey at Cabrini

There is a new face in the campus ministry office this year. Stephanie Salinis resigned from her role as campus minister and, over the summer, campus ministry worked to find someone new to step into the role.


Wed Sep 03, 2014

Herald Gazette

Kennebunkport | $1,300,000

Stunning wide-open view of Goose Rocks Beach with deeded ROW just steps to the sand! Airy 3 bedroom, 1 bath cottage has a spacious living room with fireplace and large deck.


Related Topix: Kennebunkport, ME, Kennebunk, ME, France, World News, Ogunquit, ME, Family, Kids

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Atlantic City's Big Bet on Gambling Sours

People walk by a convention center on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J., in July.


Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Free black woman's voice is still clear, 150 years after Civil War era

In them, Emilie Davis, a young housekeeper and seamstress, chronicles her life as a free black woman in Philadelphia during the Civil War.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Mercer County community news for Aug. 28

String of Pearls invites families with prospective Hebrew School students in grades 1-6 to meet staff and students while school is in session 5-6:15 p.m. Sept.


Related Topix: Mercer County, NJ, Pennington, NJ, Trenton, NJ, Princeton, NJ

Nature Neuroscience

Assistant Professor - Behavioral Neuroscience

Particular attention will be paid to candidates using molecular or genomic techniques to understand behavior.


Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Times-Tribune

First day of school always an adventure

MICHAEL J. MULLEN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Dunmore Elementary School kindergarten students Maura Sexton and Naveah Saunders hold pictures they colored to show their teacher, Jeannie Ehnot, on the first day of school Wednesday.


Related Topix: Education Etc., University of Pittsburgh, East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Big East Coast Bias

Villanova Students Engineer a Device That Can Monitor the Severity of Head Impacts

Villanova University engineers have unveiled a new creation of theirs: a device that can monitor "everything from steps taken to the severity of hits to the head."



In Light of Ferguson, MO, Should Police Officers Wear Body Cameras?...

The fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO is prompting discussions about more police wearing body cameras to record interactions with the public while on duty.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Sat Aug 23, 2014


Ferguson could be America's future

The protests in Ferguson, Missouri, have been described as a mirror into contemporary America, but they are also something else: A crystal ball.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, University of Arkansas

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Rocky Mount Telegram

Evolving issues recast religious liberty

Gay rights supporters Jo Jo Halko, left, and Rachel Butas kiss Feb. 26 outside the state Capitol in Phoeniz, Ariz.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Religion, Amish, Wedding, Trinity College

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Coalition of health care professionals seek probe of state health department

A controversy over state oversight of Marcellus drilling-related health complaints took a new turn Monday when a coalition of health care professionals called for an independent probe of the state Department of Health.


Related Topix: Villanova, PA, Wilkes University

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Move-in day at Villanova in Wednesday

VILLANOVA Move-in day at Villanova University will be Wednesday, when about 1,600 new freshmen in the Class of 2018 will arrive for the start of the fall semester.