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Bronx Community College Student On A Mission To Diversify Children’s Literature

Something special happened at Bronx Community College over the Summer.

 

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Want To Understand Betty Rosa’s Vision? Check Out The Bronx “Community School” She Visited.

On the first day of school Thursday, Board of Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa stood next to a giant pair of scissors in front of a jungle gym at P.S. 55 in Bronx, preparing to announce the opening of a new million-dollar playground....
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1st Day Of School In New York City Comes With Changes

Thursday marked the first day of school for 1.1 million students at New York City public schools....
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Community Courses At Calvary Hospital

WHAT:      MENTORS THROUGH MOURNING PROGRAM   Calvary Hospital invites mental health professionals and those in education, who work with children and teens, to our “Mentors Through Mourning” Program.    Now in its 15th year, this ...
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Bronx Freedom Fund Wants To Bail Out Young People Before School Starts

For many teenagers, going back to school means sharp pencils, fresh sneakers, and a stylish new backpack, but for the ones imprisoned on Rikers Island, it represents something they do not currently have: freedom....
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How A Bronx Teacher Started A Green Classroom Revolution That Is Spreading Across The U.S.

Have you ever been in a position to change the world, or at least your small slice of it? Did you do it? Did you take the risks that would make a difference in the lives of others? If something held you back — unfavorable odds, fear of failure, lack of courage or something else — then Stephen Ritz's "The Power of a Plant" is for you....
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Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo's Son Is Escorted By Dozens Of Officers For His First Day Of School

The son of a slain NYPD cop got a special police escort for his first day at school as dozens of officers stood in for his father....
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Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie To Teach College Part-Time In Bronx

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie is headed back to campus this fall....
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Bronx Borough President Hosts Back To School Event

Bronx President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual “Back to School” Literacy & Health Fair at the Pablo Casals Middle School 181 on the Co-op City Education Campus....
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William Ricigliano, P.C. Is Hosting A Back To School Event At Their Bronx Office

William Ricigliano, P.C., the Bronx personal injury law firm, is hosting a back to school event on September 6, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at their Bronx office located at 250 Brook Avenue, Bronx, NY 10454, to thank their neighbors, clients and friends for their support. ...
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BP Diaz & Bronx Youth Corps Beautify Community Garden

On Thursday, July 20, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and student volunteers participating in the Bronx Youth Corps came together to beautify Latinos Unidos Community Garden in Melrose. Activities included painting a mural, building garden boxes and planting new trees at the site....
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Bronx House Performing Arts School Announces Summer Session

Bronx House School for Performing Arts and The Dance Studio at Bronx House is currently accepting registration for their seven-week summer session of group music and dance classes....
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DreamYard Prep Teacher Is Leading A Digital Revolution In Bronx

A bold and inspiring high school digital learning teacher from Bronx is Honored’s June 2017 national Honoree....
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P.S. 207 Receives NYC Emergency Management’s Ready School Of The Year Award

The New York City Emergency Management Department and the Department of Education will present the Ready School of the Year Award to Principal Tara O'Brien, I.A., at P.S. 207 in Bronx, for its outstanding commitment to preparedness education....
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Bronx Native Earns Doctor Of Osteopathic Medicine Degree From Midwestern University

Melvin Parasram, D.O., M.S., of Bronx, New York, has completed the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree at the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine (AZCOM) of Midwestern University. An official graduation ceremony and conferring of degrees took place on the Midwestern University campus in Glendale, Arizona, on May 31, 2017....
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Godson Amevor Of Bronx Honored As One Of Berkeley College School Of Health Studies' Pins Graduates

Graduates in the Practical Nurse program of the Berkeley College School of Health Studies were honored during a pinning ceremony held on April 25, 2017, in Woodland Park, NJ. Reciting the Florence Nightingale Pledge, the 29 graduates promised to uphold the integrity of the nursing profession before receiving their honors....
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Radio City Music Hall Holds Talent Show For Bronx kids

Dozens of children from Bronx will have the chance of a lifetime to perform at Radio City Music Hall....
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Bronx School Hopes Flight Simulators Help Students' Interest in Science and Math Take Off

A 12-year-old is flying over the coast of Long Island while sitting in a Bronx classroom. ...
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Children's Literacy Program Comes To St. Barnabas Hospital

You have heard the saying "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," well now doctors in the Bronx hope a book a visit will encourage pediatric patients to keep reading. ...
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Nearly 50 Low-Income NYC Parents Have Earned Certificates Allowing Them To Work In Early Head Start Programs

Today, the NYC Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) announced that nearly 50 parents of children enrolled in ACS Head Start have earned their Child Development Associate (CDA) Certificate through a program launched by the City in 2016, allowing them to work with children in the EarlyLearn Early Head Start and Head Start programs.
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Two Lehman College Choruses Now Accepting New Members

Here is some good news for aspiring and seasoned vocalists alike: two Lehman College choruses are accepting new members for the spring semester.
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Four Years Later: HBCU Advocacy In New York

In December 2014, I finished the first half of my undergraduate freshmen. I was studying African and African American Studies at Claflin University.
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Lehman English Professor Siraj Ahmed To Receive Prestigious MLA Award

Lehman College English professor Siraj Ahmed is the recipient of the Modern Language Association of America’s 26th annual Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies for his book “The Archaeology of Babel: The Colonial Foundation of the Humanities.”
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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. & AT&T Host Annual Chess Challenge

Earlier today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., AT&T and Chess in the Schools co-hosted the Bronx Borough President’s Annual Chess Challenge at the Bronx County Building’s Veterans’ Memorial Hall.
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Five Ways To Protect Your Private Information Online

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today shared five ways for taxpayers to protect their private information online.
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BP Diaz Hosts “Fathers & Youth In Unity” Community Conversation

On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Bronx Fathers Taking Action co-hosted “Fathers & Youth in Unity,” a community conversation on a variety of issues surrounding fatherhood and youth in Bronx and across the five boroughs.
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Bronx Students To Speak With Astronaut Aboard Space Station

NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, currently orbiting Earth as part of the International Space Station’s Expedition 57 crew, will answer questions from students at Bronx’s University Prep Charter High School at 11:05 a.m. EST Friday, November 16.
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“As I Continue To Beat The Drum For HBCUs”

My name is Dennis Richmond, Jr. and I am the 23-year-old Founder and Director of The New York - New Jersey Historically Black College and University Initiative.
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BP Diaz Calls For Changes To School Tech Regulations

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is calling for urgent amendments to Directive 10, an out-of-date set of rules that prevents city public schools from purchasing portable technology such as such as Apple iPads, Google Chromebooks, Samsung Galaxy Tablets and Amazon Kindles.

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Raymond J. Keating

Raymond J. Keating is the editor and publisher of the Keating Reports, which operates the Long Island Sentinel. He is a writer, commentator and economist, who wrote a column for Newsday for more than a decade, and is now a columnist with Long Island Business News and Dolan Media Company. The views expressed by Keating are strictly his own.