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WINNING POET: Tracy K. Smith will read a selection of poems from her Pulitzer Prize winning collection, "Life on Mars," as part of the monthly Poets at the Library series at Princeton Public Library, Monday, December 9, at 7:30 p.m. Ms.
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The future bride is the daughter of Claudia and Jeffrey Grady, who have announced the engagement.
A new study pointing to a link between breast cancer and abortion among Chinese women may breathe new life into a debate over a long-contentious issue which both sides have accused the other of exploiting to promote its cause.
NYU Steinhardt Music and Performing Arts Professions, New York Foundation for the Arts, Yamaha Pianos, RS Berkeley Horns, presents the 42nd Street Jazz Festival, from December 16-23, 2013 at Theater Row , 410 W. 42nd Street, NYC.
Institutions of higher education should foster the unfettered and free exchange of ideas for members of their own academic communities, but are under no obligation to provide support for the views of speakers from outside the campus walls.
A first-term councilman in Brooklyn's 45th district, Jumaane Williams sets his sight on the New York City Council Speaker position.
Federal food programs are now feeding more than 100 million Americans. The number of recipients has soared in recent years, thanks in part to Barack Obama's 2008 campaign pledge to abolish childhood hunger by 2015.
One of the victims killed in Sunday's train derailment in the Bronx lived in Queens, and friends remembered her as an ideal nurse and a good friend.
Governor Andrew Cuomo took the lead in front of the news media in the aftermath of the Metro-North train derailment Monday, the second time in two years where Cuomo has been highly visible during a crisis.
The four New Yorkers who died in the commuter train that derailed over the weekend led lives that reflected the dynamic diversity of the city they had just entered - but will never see again.
The Queens woman who died in Sunday's Metro-North collision was a "model nurse" and devout Christian who came to the United States four years ago and worked mostly with children, officials said.
The Albany Times Union calls it a "shadow government" within the New York State Education Department.
He was born and raised in a little town just outside of Licata, Sicily. By the time he was 18, the young man was accepted into university in Tunisia, a far more scholastically advanced place than the Sicily of the early 1900s.
Roslyn Rubinstein wanted to become a librarian since volunteering in the junior high school in her native Brooklyn, N.Y. She earned her bachelor's degree from Brooklyn College, followed by a Master of Library Science from Pratt Institute.
For many many school-age kids in lower-income families, summer vacation is a time for forgetting-that is, they proceed to lose two to three months worth of learning.
New York's Metro-North Railroad is shut down along the Hudson River after a train derailment caused the first passenger fatalities in the line's 30-year history, renewing scrutiny of safety on one of the city's major mass- transit arteries.