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Student in New York City Raises Money for Cancer Research

April 6, 2013, 11:46 am

A New York City teenager who once donated bone marrow for her cancer-stricken sister has started an ambitious campaign to raise funds for cancer research.

Soho Film Festival Shines Light on Human Rights

April 4, 2013, 4:58 pm

The Soho International Film Festival is running from April 5 to 12 at the Sunshine Cinema. The festival is in its fourth year, and has expanded its social causes film category [...]

Coastal Retreat a Long-Term Option for New York City

April 4, 2013, 4:40 pm

With seas estimated to rise 12 to 23 inches by 2080 and storms to get more intense, cities around the country have been exploring managed coastal retreat. The method sets up [...]

Curbing Corruption in New York Politics

April 4, 2013, 1:47 pm

The allegations of corruption against state Sen. Malcom A. Smith and New York City Council member Dan Halloran rocked the state this week. The charges—bribery, wire fraud, [...]

Old South Ferry Subway Station Reopens

April 4, 2013, 12:53 pm

The Old South Ferry subway station reopened on Thursday, extending the 1 line to lower Manhattan for the first time since Hurricane Sandy

Bloomberg Talks Gun Control with Parents of Slain Chicago Girl

April 4, 2013, 12:14 pm

Mayor Michael Bloomberg met with the parents of slain Chicago girl to discuss gun control on Thursday.

Oscar Winning Screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Dies at 85

April 4, 2013, 8:28 am

Oscar winner dies: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala’s 85 years of life were spread across three continents. Known for her screenplay adaptions of great literary works (she won Academy [...]

Chinese-Americans Must Choose Politics’ Purpose

April 2, 2013, 9:46 pm

The burden of history has borne heavily on the Chinese people, and those who claim to speak for them carry a special responsibility. As Chinese immigrants rise to prominence [...]

NYC Schools to Grow by 78 This Fall

April 2, 2013, 6:30 pm

The New York City school district will expand by 78 next fall, bringing the total to 1,821, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Tuesday.

Fiber Optics Expanding in NYC (+Video)

April 2, 2013, 6:26 pm

New York City will use micro-trenching to expand fiber optic in the city.


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