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Where Are We Going?
Hacia dónde vamos?

In celebrating Dominican heritage, things can get academic. "Where Are We Going?: The State of Dominican-Americans," a series of panel discussions were held this past Sat., Feb. 23rd, as sponsored by EmblemHealth and co-hosted by Councilmember Robert Jackson...
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After fraud, finding freedom
Después del fraude, encontrar la libertad

Son tan sólo cinco horas de vuelo directo desde Miami a la capital de Honduras, y el sitio en donde se encuentra su principal aeropuerto internacional, Tegucigalpa...
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A double EDge
College EDge

Johan Rubin is a busy man. Although he has already graduated from Yeshiva University, he was back at his alma mater this past Fri., Feb. 22nd ...
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A view to behold, now to change?
Una vista para contemplarse destinada al cambio

El industrial John D. Rockefeller podría haber sabido cuan preciado era el petróleo, pero también estaba bien conciente del valor de una buena vista: no tiene precio...
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Tolstoy, ESOL, and Wii
Tolstoy, ESOL y Wii

Want to play video games, paint a masterpiece, find a job, and learn English? For free? Yes, there is such a place, and closer than you might think...
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Patria, de cada día

El aroma afilado se cierne. Inclino mi cabeza y acerco mi nariz. Me asomo por encima del borde de la pequeña taza blanca y me atrevo respirar profundamente. El rico perfume es ...In-English

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Nitín: A sweet classic

Got a sweet tooth? The best cure in town is Nitín Bakery. In fact, it is the best cure in two towns. The first Nitín Bakery was founded decades ago in Santo Domingo. “I’d say 45 or 50 years ago,” projected Atilano Blandino. While there is someone in Santo Domingo who knows precisely how old the original Repostería Nitín is, like many legends, the...

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 2-18 to 2-23

Did you know that an 8th grader from Washington Heights was recently given a remarkable honor? After receiving nearly 8,000 essays from 7th through 12th graders across the country, Rand McNally has announced the ten finalists in its “Dear Mr. President” short essay contest. Washington Heights...

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Get Your Child Test-Ready
Prepare a su hijo para los exámenes

If your child is in grades 3–8, chances are they’re prepping for the State English Language Arts (ELA) and State Mathematics Tests in school.
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Acacia Network – 02.20.13 – Depression

Over 20 million Americans suffer from depression. It is more common among women, often starting in ages 15 -30. Depression is often triggered by stressful events such as divorce, death or job loss, and a person is more likely to become depressed if they have a family history of it.

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February 11 – February 16

On Monday, February 11th the Tony Award-winning musical, In The Heights, came home for a one-night only performance on the 5-year anniversary of its Broadway debut. In The Heights put our neighborhood on the map all those years ago and here it was, actually playing in our community...

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3-2-1 PLEDGE!

Time Warner Cable’s philanthropic initiative Connect a Million Minds (CAMM) recently commemorated its third-year anniversary and met 500,000 minds pledged – a critical milestone in its campaign to help connect one million young people to hands-on learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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