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The HEROES Model — Blueprints for Reconnecting Youth

On April 14th — 16th the HEROES Model Conference was held at the City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering. HEROES is an acronym representing six fundamental components to youth development and “reconnection” with society: Heritage; Education; Relationships; Opportunities; Entrepreneurship; and Service. Chike Ukaegbu designed the HEROES Model. Chike studied Biomedical Engineering at …

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Open House & Open Hearts: REBNY Harlem Open House Expo

Uptown brokers to showcase exclusive co-op, condo, and townhouse listings; Participants encouraged to support Mayor’s Fund and Harlem Building Explosion Relief Efforts Contact:  Johann Hamilton, JHamilton@rebny.com    212.616.5250 NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 – The Real Estate Board of NY residential members are preparing to hold the 2nd Annual Upper Manhattan Committee Harlem Open House Expo, …

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NYU-Poly—Old Friends Unite and Look to the Future

On January 30th leaders from science, engineering, higher education, business and government met at the Brooklyn Academy of Music to celebrate the union of New York University and the Polytechnic School of Engineering. While the official merger happened on January 1st, 2014, the relationship between the schools is longstanding. The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering …

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Neil deGrasse Tyson—Ambassador to the Universe

By now you’ve probably seen an episode or two of Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey. An orchestral tune plays behind stunning galactic images. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson zips across the Universe, defying the laws of space-time, while crossing into the unknown in his “Ship of the Imagination.” Tyson coolly puts on black sunglasses right before the …

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NEWLY INSURED AMERICA: AN INSURER’S PERSPECTIVE

“The Harlem Times interviews leading insurers on the most dramatic social program since the New Deal” Much ado is being made about the Federal government’s enrollment system debacle. The politicos are appalled, Congressional members, those in support of and opposed to the regulation, are in a feeding frenzy and the media has delivered “sentinel-like” commentary …

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Honoring Dad On Father’s Day With Wonderful Inexpensive Gifts

Father’s Day received national holiday status back in 1966, when President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaimed the third Sunday in June as Father’s Day.  However, the third Sunday of June did not become the permanent date for Father’s Day until 1972.  According to the census data (January 2013), there were approximately 70.1 million father’s across the …

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