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  1. Temple Shaari Emeth reaches golden milestone NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | New Jersey Jewish News

    Jacobs told members of the Manalapan temple, "Don't believe it when you hear that Judaism is fading. I can tell you that Reform Judaism is healthy and currently accounts for more affiliated Jews than the Conservative, Orthodox, and Reconstructionist movements combined."


  2. 11 excellent new books to read in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    It's not time to check out mentally and grab a beach read just yet - and believe us, once you dive into one of these brilliant novels or scintillating works of nonfiction, you'll be glad you didn't turn your brain off. This May, we're particularly thrilled about the return of a handful of modern greats: Louise Erdrich, Richard Russo, and a newer favorite, Emma Straub.


  3. OPINION: Make New York City transit great againRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    Have you ridden the subway recently? If you have, you've probably had a less than stellar experience. If you think things have gotten worse for New York City's subway riders, it's because they have.


  4. Families Sue 'Sadistic' Facility For Allegedly Abusing Developmentally Disabled ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ThinkProgress

    Three families are suing staff members of a "sadistic" Bronx group home for people with developmental disabilities for allegedly abusing their family members for more than a decade. According to the complaint, staff members commonly punched, spit on, slapped, sexually abused, and denied food from non-verbal women residents, some who only have the "functioning of a toddler."


  5. The Dallas Cowboys' Terrible DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

    CW69 About CBS Television Stations Group , a division of CBS Inc., officially entered the Atlanta market September 1, 1995, acquiring WVEU-TV from BCG Communications, which held the license since sign-on in 1981. [...] 92.9 The Game CLICK HERE FOR THE 92-9 THE GAME HOMEPAGE This page has contact information only.


  6. Jewish World, 10:05 PMOrthodox activists ask NY to change sex abuse reporting lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Advocates for sexual abuse victims in the Orthodox Jewish community will be descending on New York's state capital on May 3 to lobby the legislature to eliminate the statute of limitations for child sex abuse offenses. A bill to change the statute of limitations has languished for years in a state legislative committee committee, due in large part to opposition from the Catholic Church and Agudath Israel of America.


  7. Bichotte seeks help for minority, women-owned businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    New York state should be doing more to provide opportunities for economic growth for minority and women-owned businesses, according to Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte, who has introduced a package of 13 bills aimed at assisting entrepreneurs. "At a time where the wage gap and income equality are at an all time high, my legislation aims to further enhance the opportunities to incorporate MWBE goals, and create economic development opportunities for MWBEs and the local workforce throughout the state," Bichotte said in a statement.


  8. SCAI publishes updated guidelines for cath lab best practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Today, the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions published an update to its first-of-its-kind 2012 paper outlining best practices in the cardiac catheterization laboratory , or cath lab. The paper, "SCAI Expert Consensus Statement: 2016 Best Practices in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory," was published online in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions , SCAI's official journal.


  9. Cruz's Image Plummets, Trump's Improves Among RepublicansRead the original story

    4 hrs ago |

    Meanwhile, and perhaps ominously for Cruz, he has run into headwinds among Republicans at the national level. His image has essentially nosedived over the past week or two, while Trump's image has become more positive.


  10. ISIS kill list randomly targets 3600 New York City residents: 'We want them dead'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    A group with ties to the self-proclaimed Islamic State group has released a "hit list" of seemingly random New York City residents. WABC-TV reported that the FBI and NYPD are notifying 3,600 people in New York City who have been named on the Caliphate Cyber Army's hit list.


  11. Hot Docs: Future Baby, Migrant Dreams, and Off the RailsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Torontoist

    At Hot Docs: a probing look at the designer baby industry, an excoriation of Canada's use and abuse of migrant workers, and an absorbing character study of a New Yorker who compulsively hijacks buses and trains. Depending on your perspective, the future is either utopian or dystopian in Maria Arlamovsky's Future Baby , an illuminating, exhaustive, and frankly eerie primer on reproductive technologies in the modern age.


  12. The pollster who showed a candidate up 29 points - before he lost by 67Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A Gravis Marketing poll indicated just 6 points separated Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, pictured before a debate in Brooklyn, in the New York Democratic presidential primary. Clinton actually won by 16. Political junkies have been yukking it up since last Tuesday over a Gravis Marketing poll that got a Maryland congressional race wrong by 96 - yes, 96 - points.


  13. NY to ensure benefits continue for 9/11 volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that state will continue to cover the cost of lost wages and health care expenses for volunteers who contracted illnesses at the World Trade Center site following the attacks in 2001. The governor's office says the state budget ensures volunteers will continue receiving benefits even though federal funding allocated to the state has been exhausted.


  14. Appellate court upholds Watertown mana s burglary convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    A state appellate court has affirmed the third-degree burglary conviction of a city man who served a two- to four-year state prison sentence for breaking into a Bradley Street business. Bryant P. Sanford, 30, was released from prison under parole supervision March 23, according to the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision website after serving a sentence imposed in Jefferson County Court in June 2014 for entering Frosty's Ice Cream with the intention of stealing something on June 3, 2013.


  15. New York businesses to cut trash by half in 'Zero Waste' planRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    More than 30 New York City businesses, including Whole Foods Market Inc, Walt Disney Co's ABC and Anheuser Busch, have agreed to cut the trash they send to landfills by half by June, the mayor's office said on Monday. The "Zero Waste Challenge" is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's ambitious goal to reduce the city's waste output by 90 percent by 2030, through increased recycling, reduced packaging and composting.


  16. In Public Service: Harris faced danger at Rikers IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    Pamela Harris is probably the one of the only members of the New York State Assembly who can say she survived a riot at Rikers Island. Harris, a retired correction officer, worked at Rikers Island for 10 years until a serious injury forced her into an early retirement.


  17. Schulman highlights Streep's early career in 'Her Again'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Journal

    The book describes Streep's reign as homecoming queen in her suburban New Jersey high school, highlights her deep love of the theatre, provides an intimate look into her love affair with actor John Cazale and her marriage to sculptor Don Gummer, and details a dozen leading-lady roles that catapulted Streep to her first Oscar. Schulman, a contributor and arts editor at The New Yorker, leaves no stone unturned when tackling Streep's colorful life.


  18. 'We Don't Have Anything To Lose': A Lexicon Of Anohni's 'Hopelessness'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    Anohni, the singer formerly known as Antony Hegarty, will release her album Hopelessness on May 6. Alice O'Malley/Courtesy of the artist hide caption When writers try to describe the music of the metamorphic torch singer Anohni , they reach for words like " liminal " and " ethereal ," recognizing that its effect is enchanting, opening up new worlds of identity and consciousness. In The New Yorker , Hua Hsu recently compared her voice to Boy George, Nina Simone and "what I imagine a radiant, healing crystal sounds like" - which, setting aside the phrase's whiff of anti-New Age snobbery, is actually quite accurate.


  19. Former N.Y. Assembly speaker to be sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... Silver's guilty verdict was a remarkable end to the career of one of the most powerful people in New York government. He stepped down as speaker in January 2015 not long after he was charged, but he stayed on as a rank-and-file lawmaker until his ...


  20. Meet 'Annie's' real Daddy Warbucks, creator and director Martin CharninRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Meet 'Annie's' real Daddy Warbucks, creator and director Martin Charnin Miffed by attempts to update his classic musical, Charnin brings a traditional staging to ASU Gammage May 4-8. Check out this story on No, he's not a billionaire businessman.