Harlem/Metro

Harlem Robotics Team Advances To Championship Event

The Harlem Knights robotics team from the Frederick Douglass Academy took home one of the top honors at the FIRST NYC Regional Robotics Competition this week at the Javits Center. FIRST, which stands for For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, is a non-profit organization working to promote science and technology learning among young …

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Preparation and Vows of Defiance as Big Sugary Drink Ban Is Set to Start

With one day to go before Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s ban on large sugary drinks goes into effect across the city, some big-drink lovers, and the places that serve them, vowed defiance. Others accepted it with a shrug. Then there were people like Leonardo Scarpone, the owner of Sanpanino, an Italian sandwich shop in Greenwich Village, …

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