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FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret A. Hamburg To Deliver Commencement Address At Albert Einstein College Of Medicine

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., will deliver the keynote address at the 2012 commencement ceremony for Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

Chasidic Jewish Principal Of A South Bronx School

When Chabad Chasidic Jew and former U.S. Army intelligence offer, Shimon Waronker, first took over as principal of Jr. High School 22 in the South Bronx it was rated on of the most violent schools in New York City....
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Bronx Students Present At WREF 2012

Getting educated about solar and other forms of renewable energy is becoming more mainstream these days, reaching students in South Bronx....
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Building Bridges Between District & Charter Schools

NYC Collaborates, a joint project of the New York City charter schools sector and Department of Education, launched today to provide educators from across the city with opportunities to connect and share ideas to improve student achievement....
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UFC Honors Bronx Academy Of Letters

The Ultimate Fighting Championship® recognized the Urban Assembly Bronx Academy of Letters for its accomplishments with an “Octagon of Excellence™” award, which included a $5,000 grant....
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Frederick Alvarez Receives Award

Frederick "Freddy" Alvarez, '14, a journalism and mass communication major from Bronx, NY received the Residence Life Commitment Award during St. Bonaventure University's annual RA Awards Banquet Sunday, April 22, 2012....
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Bronx Teacher Talks Mary J. Blige, Volunteering & Love For Students

Tammi Butler is an educator by day and a supporter of nonprofits during her free time. She is actively involved with several organizations, including the Episcopal Social Services of New York and Woman of Excellence, Strength and Tenacity (WEST)....
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T&W Celebrates Poetry At Bronx Library Center

Join Teachers & Writers Collaborative for a poetry event celebrating the imaginations of New York City's young writers on Saturday, April 28, from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Bronx Library Center....
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Bronx Students Break Ground On City’s Biggest Orchard

We are pleased to see projects like this sprouting up in Bronx - we could use more Johnny Appleseeds like these fine young folks in all five boroughs....
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Dunkin' Donuts Launches "Wishes DelivereD" Campaign

As part of an ongoing commitment to give back to the community in which it serves, Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the launch of a new charitable program, “Wishes DelivereD.” ...
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Bronx Zoo To Receive National Award For Teen Education Program

The Education Department at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo has been named winner of the 2012 EdCom Award for Excellence in Programming by the American Association of Museums (AAM) for its Wildlife Career Ladder program for teens....
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Zachary Andreadis - Eagle Scout

On Saturday, March 24, 2012, Zachary Aristides Andreadis, the seventeen year old grandson of resident, Paonne Andreadis completed his service project at St. Michael’s Home in the hopes of obtaining the highest rank of Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout....
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Explore Week At Bronx Lab School

From Tuesday April 3 to Thursday April 5, 2012, Bronx Lab School will once again send its students off to the world of service learning....
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Bronx Teacher's Online Charity Works Miracles

DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need....
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Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Lehman College Graduates First MSN Cohort

In February, 18 Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center RNs who earned MSN degrees were celebrated at a luncheon in their honor. The nurses were the inaugural class of a collaborative program with the graduate school of nursing at Lehman College in the Bronx that began three years ago....
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Smart Money Course Offered

Bronx Independent Living Services (BILS) announces the beginning of the first set of eleven week classes on money issues entitled “The Smart Money Program.”...
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Student Protesters Walk Out

At 12:05 p.m. on Friday, March 9, the students of Schomburg Satellite Academy in the South Bronx walked out of their classes and marched to the office of State Senator Ruben Diaz at 900 Rogers Place....
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Bronx Principal Fired For Fraud

A Bronx principal was removed from her job yesterday after the Department of Education released a 113-page report that identified testing fraud and transcript tampering....
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South Bronx Classical Charter School

This school year has been filled with many successes for South Bronx Classical Charter School. Due to our successes and our desire to provide high-quality education services to our scholars, we applied for a charter amendment to expand our school to eighth grade....
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Bronx Student Wins Scholastic Art Award

Bronx resident Ymani Francis, class of 2012, was one of eight Miss Porter’s School students recognized by the Connecticut Scholastic Art Awards program for their outstanding artistic contributions. Ymani received a silvery key award for photography. The silver key is given to works worthy of recognition on the regional level....
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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.

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.

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.

Bronx, Brooklyn Elementary Schools Receive $3 Million For New Books

Over a hundred of public elementary schools throughout Bronx and Brooklyn will receive $3 million to purchase new books, New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced Thursday.

Teachers To Protest Eviction Of Students

Students, parents, teachers and concerned community members who are fighting a proposal by Mayor de Blasio’s Education Department to close their neighborhood school - and evict 300 students - will march in protest Thursday from the school through the nearby business district. More than half of the students are from the Dominican Republic.
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Ms. Wheelchair New York 2017 Visits Project DreamAIR

Ms. Wheelchair New York 2017 visited Project DreamAIR Saturday, teaching its members to overcome hardships and embrace challenge.
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James Monroe Cheerleaders Head To Nationals

A Bronx cheerleading team will be able to compete in nationals down in Florida this weekend thanks to help from their community.
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NYC High School Students Are Planning To Walk Out Of Class Tuesday

In between physics and history on Monday afternoon, Hebh Jamal, a senior at the Beacon School, was tapping out text messages and tweets to her fellow student organizers. She fielded questions about when and where the next protest would happen, doled out tips for organizing fellow classmates, and shared words of advice about the consequences students could face.

Parents Overwhelmed As NY Archdiocese Announces Closure Of Five Schools In Bronx & Manhattan

It was a difficult morning at Saint Ann's Catholic school, after students went home Monday with the crushing news that St. Ann's will close.

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Lindsay Minerva

is a multimedia journalist. She is also a digital media student at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. In 2009, she graduated as a Benjamin Franklin Scholar from the University of Pennsylvania. Her work experiences includes positions in politics, public relations, and law.