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Online Entertainment Bringing The World Together?

The world we lived in is a thing of the past. The world we live in is constantly changing, but is it a good thing? When our parents were young, the ways of entertainment were so elegant, so simple.
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Nonprofit CEO Brissett-Andre Among 2016 Brava Award Honorees

Yvette Brissett-Andre, Executive Director, Unique People Services (UPS), is a recipient of New York SmartCEO’s 2016 Brava Awards....
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P.S. 69 Journey Prep School In Bronx Sets Example For School Sustainability Effort

P.S. 69 Journey Prep School, an elementary school in Bronx, NY, has been selected as a recipient of the Green Flag Award, a national honor given only to top schools who show exceptional leadership, education and action on school and community environmental issues....
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Gala Ribbon Cutting on NYC’s First-Ever Elementary-Workforce Development School

Dr. Betty Rosa, New York State Schools Chancellor and Ruben Diaz, Jr., Bronx Borough President, today cut the ribbon to officially open the National Health, Wellness and Learning Center, a first-of-its-kind,state-of-the-art facility housed within Community School (CS) 55, a 100-plus year old school in South Bronx....
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Education Through Aviation

The Bronx Blue Angels model aviation club has the pleasure to invite you to a fun educational career day....
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Bronx Kid Reached Out To A Queens Kid And Look What Happened!

Twenty five years ago, the big unknown star in college basketball was a little known kid from NYC. Seton Hall had never won the Big East tournament, and out of the blue, Oliver Taylor dazzled the Garden and helped Seton Hall hoist the trophy, while winning his own trophy, as MVP....
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William Hill’s Goal For The Future: To Innovate & Expand

William Hill has been a permanent fixture on the streets of the United Kingdom for many decades and is still a major player in the industry....
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Financial Empowerment & Free Tax Preparation

On Saturday, April 2, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., local community-based organizations and New York City agencies will provide information about financial empowerment, IDNYC and access to banking, free tax preparation, and other important resources and services, including employment protections, small business services, and ActionNYC, which provides free legal services for immigrant New Yorkers....
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Youth And Experience The Key To Yankees

It might have been a few years since the New York Yankees were a World Series challenging team but the franchise are looking like a competitive outfit again this season and will be targeting a place in the playoffs. ...
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Before-And-After Slides Paint Vivid Image Of The Rejuvenation Of Bronx

With the Bronx serving as the city’s next real estate frontier, developers and investors have been eyeing commercial and residential opportunities alike; according to data from Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.’s office, in 2014 alone, Bronx saw an influx of $1.2 billion worth of real estate investment (26% more than in the year before) – mostly directed towards new residential projects, that have been replacing either blighted structures or partly vacant lots....
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South Bronx Middle School Become First NYC Junior Ambassadors To The UN

On Monday, a 7th grade social studies classroom from the St. Ignatius School of the South Bronx was the first group of NYC Junior Ambassadors program participants to receive their curated tour of the United Nations! In a partnership with the NYC Department of Education, the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development, the United Nations, and the United Nations Foundation, the Mayor's Office for International Affairs created NYC Junior Ambassadors -- an exciting initiative focused on engaging 7th graders in all five boroughs of New York City to see themselves as global citizens through a connection with the United Nations....
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Bronx Middle School To Host Middle School Quality Initiative Debate Tournament

On Saturday, March 5th, middle school debaters from across New York City will convene at Thomas C. Giordano Middle School 45 in the Fordham section of the Bronx to debate whether military recruiters should be allowed on high school campuses....
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Not Forgotten: An Arkansas Family Album By Nina Robinson

In 2014, Nina Robinson traveled to Dalark, Arkansas to document her grandmother’s passing and her family’s grieving process....
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Smartphone Roundup 2016

2016 looks set to be a great year for tech, continuing the incredible advancements that have been transforming our lives over the last decade, bringing consumers new and improved versions of the smart technology that we use every day....
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Getting A Real Feel For Culture

Going travelling? It is important to get an actual feel for the place you will be going. It is all very well to say you have been to some beaches and bars, but there are a whole ton of other things going for the majority of tourist destinations across the world....
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Play NetBet's Online Casino!

NetBet's online casino has been on the market since 2001 and holds a license issued by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) since 2006. It has not stopped growing since. NetBet offers Sportbook, Poker. Live Casino, Mobile Casino and well over 360 Casino Games....
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New Senior Care Business Opens In Bronx

When Michael Adeleke worked in a nursing home, he saw first-hand the negative impact of seniors not having their own caregivers. ...
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Tax Department Extends Hours To Help Sales Tax Filers

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance said today it will extend its sales tax call center hours....
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Bronx Students Win Big At Final Middle School Debate Tournament

On Saturday, December 12, 2015, IN-Tech Academy hosted the last middle school debate tournament of 2015....
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White Man Beaten To Death With Hammers By Black Youths: Video

Did you know a 32-year-old white man was beaten to death with hammers by at least two black teens early Sunday morning, November 30, 2014, on Itaska Street in St. Louis?

Compounding Injustice In Ferguson

You should know that in the wake of the November 24, 2014 Grand Jury ruling that Police Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for killing Michael Brown, demonstrations have erupted all of this nation - especially in Ferguson, Missouri.
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The Coming Destruction Of Hong Kong

Hong Kong as I write this is being paralyzed by demonstrations led by idealistic students and left wing Occupy Wall Street types. I spend a lot of time in Hong Kong. But I have to admit. I didn’t see this coming. I never thought this would get this big.

A Collection Of Sayings

-To remodel a house takes one year. To remodel a soul takes a lifetime. -Connecting with nature is connecting with God because God is in nature. -To
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Bronx Letter Carrier Honored For Heroism

It was early Wednesday, December 18, 2013, and Jermaine Shirley could not wait to get to work.

How Many British Governors Were Elected By The People Of Hong Kong?

The answer to the above question, for those who did not know, is none. In 1841 under duress the Qing Dynasty ceded Hong Kong Island to the British. From 1843 until 1997, when Hong Kong was handed back to China, all Governors of Hong Kong were appointed by the British government. Nobody cried, nobody complained. But now the so called “Occupy Central” people are holding Beijing to a higher standard.

In Hong Kong - The Peg Is Not Likely To Be Changed

In my opinion, the Hong Kong dollar peg, which has been set since 1983 to the US dollar at 7.80:1.00, should and will remain unchanged. There are sound economic reasons for this but I believe the primary reason is political.

Investing Under The Law Of Accelerating Returns

“This time it’s different—the most expensive words in investing.” So eminent investor Sir John Templeton has opined.

For Now, I Will Defer To Viverito

You should know that a lot has happened since the morning of Thursday, June 19, 2014, when I sent out a press release titled: "Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, NY Hispanic Clergy Organization, and Members of the Community Are Disgusted by Recent Firings at El Diario la Prensa."

A Great Man Cometh?

Every once in a great while a larger than life figure comes along who dramatically changes his (or her) country for the better. Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and Deng Xiaoping are three that come to mind. Narendra Modi, the just elected future Prime Minister of India, has this potential for greatness. And yes this has significant investment implications.

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Kris Corbett

received a Masters degree in May 2010 from New York University in International Relations. Kris attained her Bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University in the 2004. In 2006, she moved from Scranton, PA to Manhattan where she currently works for a private equity firm.