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The Question is! Do animals have Feelings?

  A picture is worth a thousand words. I think the answer is self evident…..  

by · December 29, 2013 · Features, Photos
Memories of Poe Park

Memories of Poe Park

In the summers of 1989 and 1990, I spent plenty of time hanging out at Poe Park. Located on the Grand Concourse between East 192nd St and East Kingsbridge Rd, the park is named after American author Edgar Allan Poe. […]

by · December 29, 2013 · Features, Local News, News, Special Sections
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Singapore has a problem-The working poor

By Kevin Lim SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Every day, through eyes clouded by glaucoma, Peter witnesses the spending power generated by Singapore’s economic success, knowing he can only afford to look. The 54-year-old shopping mall security guard is part of Singapore’s […]

by · December 28, 2013 · Features
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Panettone Christmas Cake Sales on the rise

By Isla Binnie MILAN (Reuters) – Cash-strapped Italians are refusing to let recession stop them enjoying their iconic panettone Christmas cake, and are even

by · December 25, 2013 · Features
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A Christmas Message From Dean Anthony J. Tamburri

From the Dean’s desk… This column will serve to bring to your attention, from time to time, those issues that we feel may be of general interest and/or concern to the greater Italian and Italian/American community throughout the United States. […]

by · December 23, 2013 · Features
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President Obama not worried about daughters dating…He has help!

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama says he’s not worried about his daughters starting to date. After all, he’s got some help keeping an eye on them

by · December 22, 2013 · Features
Foxy Family’s 1st Annual Jolly Holiday Toy Giveaway

Foxy Family’s 1st Annual Jolly Holiday Toy Giveaway

(left to right – Luna, Tanya Carrion, Miriam Quinn, Santa, one of Santa’s youth helpers, Evelyn Torres, Clarisel Gonzalez and Ana Santana ) The Jolly Holiday Toy Giveaway, hosted by the Foxy Family was held earlier today at Side Street Catering […]

by · December 21, 2013 · Features
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James McBride And George Packer Win National Book Awards

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) – Writers James McBride and George Packer won National Book Awards, among the most prestigious literary prizes in U.S. publishing, at a gala dinner on Wednesday that also honored

by · December 20, 2013 · Features
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British police on Tuesday ruled out reopening an investigation into the death of Princess Diana

LONDON (Reuters) – British police on Tuesday ruled out reopening an investigation into the death of Princess Diana in a Paris car crash in 1997 after examining an accusation the elite SAS commando regiment was involved in her death. London’s […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Features
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Humans of New York

  By Ellen Freilich NEW YORK (Reuters) – “Humans of New York,” a photography book that began as a blog by a former bond trader has captured the heart and soul of New York with pictures and commentary. Georgia-born Brandon […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Features
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Actress Rebecca Hall In Machinal

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) – When actress Rebecca Hall first read “Machinal,” the 1920s play in which she will make her Broadway debut early next year, her reaction was so strong she felt her throat tightening. Hall’s response, […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Features
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Want to Save? Try High Yield Dividends ETF’S

By Chris Taylor NEW YORK (Reuters) – There are investors who couldn’t care less about dividends, and there are those who love them with an unbridled passion. Count Steve Weiss among the latter. The New York City public-relations rep first […]

by · December 17, 2013 · Business, Features
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BULLYING! The Warning Signs

There are many warning signs that could indicate that someone is involved in bullying, either by

by · December 11, 2013 · Features
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Calling all Bboys & Bgirls!!

Nelson “El Cacique Sesenta Nueve” “Chief69” Seda, 22, is a Brooklyn born, Bronx based bboy, emcee, graffiti artist and community organizer. Seda has been offering free dance classes for several months now, and it’s not too late to participate. But […]

by · December 9, 2013 · Features
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From The White House A Special Holiday Message

Sunday, December 8, 2013 Here’s what we’re doing for the holidays: Folks across the country are getting ready for the holidays. We’re celebrating here at the White House, too — and we want you to be a part of it. We’ve […]

by · December 8, 2013 · Features