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1 hr ago | Dallas Morning News
Americans spend more than $9,000 apiece on health care every year. Ouch, you say.
4 hrs ago | LongIsland.com
September 15, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that seven public entities and two individuals in health, transportation and higher education from across New York State will be honored with the first BuildSmart NY Awards. The Awards recognize leadership and excellence in building energy performance and innovative uses of clean energy solutions in public facilities, ultimately driving down government operating expenses, saving taxpayers millions of dollars and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in support of a cleaner and greener environment for all New Yorkers.
9 hrs ago | The Republic
It's not as well-known as other historic sites associated with Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, but a six-story Manhattan town house where the Roosevelts lived for decades is reclaiming its place in history as a living testament to their legacy. The home was given to Franklin and Eleanor as a wedding gift in 1908 by FDR's mother, Sara Delano Roosevelt.
12 hrs ago | Patch.com
This new school year, the Babylon Junior-Senior High School welcomed two new administrators, one new to the district and one familiar face. Following years of teaching earth science and AP environmental science at Glen Cove High School, Matthew S. Ryan has been appointed assistant principal of the junior-senior high school.
A student group at the City University of New York postponed a vote on a boycott resolution of Israel because it would have taken place on the Jewish Sabbath. About 100 people attended the meeting of the Doctoral Students' Council on Friday evening and debated the "Resolution for the Endorsement of Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions."
From a 1924 two-speed Ford to a sweet 1964 Volkswagen Beetle in original dove blue and rows of gleaming Cadillacs, hundreds of classic cars are on display at the College of Staten Island for Sunday's 38th annual car show and flea market sponsored by the nonprofit Staten Island Region of the Antique Auto Club of America. Tony Mei of Prince's Bay, proud owner of this 1955 Ford Thunderbird.
The effect of movies featuring dogs on the popularity of dog breeds can last up to ten years and is correlated with the general success of the movies, according to new research from the University of Bristol, the City University of New York, and Western Carolina University. The study, published September 10 in PLOS ONE , also found that movies' influence was strongest in the early twentieth century and has declined since.
A new group of six Westchester towns including Pelham Manor, have been labeled exclusionary in a new report by the federal monitor overseeing the county's affordable housing settlement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development . Although New Rochelle native Ray Rice has been released from the only professional football team he's ever played for , and was suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video shows him knocking out his then-fiancee, not all residents of his hometown are prepared to give up on him.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's bumpy win in the Democratic primary is energizing his general election opponents, who said Wednesday that a little-known liberal challenger's better-than-expected showing exposed big problems for the governor within his own party. The governor traveled to Buffalo for a victory celebration with running mate Kathy Hochul as his campaign pivots to the general election.
A young man navigates a magical forest populated with fantastical creatures. 7:30pm.
In the true spirit of capitalism, I've identified a niche in the academic market and plan to fill it. First, let's state the problem: the recent spate of campus firings from Yale to the University of Illinois have left schools in the messy position of having to rid themselves of controversial, undesirable prospective faculty and, God knows, sometimes even chaplains .
Car enthusiasts may want to clear their calendars on Sunday, when the Staten Island Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America hosts its 38th Annual Antique Car Show at the College of Staten Island. The show is expected to bring out over 500 antique, classic and high-performance cars, some nearly a century old, and will also feature a flea market, DJ entertainment, and refreshments.
Applying analyses designed by City College of New York biologist Mike Hickerson, a team of international researchers is challenging a commonly held view that explains how so many species of birds ended up in the Neotropics, an area rich in rain forest extending from Mexico to the southernmost tip of South America. It is home to the most bird species on Earth.
A student group at the City University of New York is set to discuss and vote on a proposed resolution calling for a boycott of Israel. The university's Doctoral Students' Council advertised the proposed resolution earlier this month ahead of a meeting scheduled for the evening of September 12. "The DSC hereby endorses the boycott of Israeli academic institutions and the divestment from Israeli companies, and calls for the end to the partnership between Baruch College and the College of Management Academic Studies," reads the text of the proposed resolution, titled "Resolution for the Endorsement of Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions."
Retired U.S. Gen. David Petraeus is expected to address national security threats - and President Obama's stepped-up approach against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria - during a Sept.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 08:42 pm
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