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How to Spot a Scam

By John Johnson, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in New York, NY Now is the perfect time to protect yourself from scams that can damage your finances and reputation.  We can work together to keep your personal information safe! Fraudsters continue to change their tactics.  Make sure you understand the latest scam trends at www.ssa.gov/scam. Stay […]

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Knicks Swing for Fences at High Cost in Anunoby Deal

by Tate Hutchinson According to reports from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Knicks have landed a new star player to call the Garden home. Having long been a target for teams seeking a young two-way wing, OG Anunoby has shined on the Raptors throughout the past few years. As Toronto has fluttered between contention and rebuilding,

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Interview with Hima, a Female Persian Artist living in Turkey

In this interview, The Harlem Times interviewed Hima, an artist from Tehran, Iran who is now based in Istanbul, Turkey. She studied art at Gila University with an architecture degree. She can be found on social media at https://www.instagram.com/shima.najafisiyahroudi. The Harlem Times: So, you are from Iran but now live in Turkey. Why did you

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Commander Carlton Philpot: Honoring Lesser Known Military Heroes

by Ryan Yablonski Commander Carlton G. Philpot, US Navy (Ret.) has become one of today’s leading historians of Black American military history. He has spent many years advocating in the White House and Pentagon for formal recognition of Black military heroes via medals of distinction and the creation of massive monuments and exhibitions across the

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Knicks Stringing Together Wins, Seeking Improvements Amongst Injury Woes

by Tate Hutchinson Approaching the Knicks’ two-game set against the Milwaukee Bucks at Madison Square Garden, the team is 16-11 and sitting as the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference. Coming off a tough stretch of 8 road contests in 9 games, the Knicks are left with many injury concerns despite a solid overall record.

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Senator Cordell Cleare Witnesses the Enactment of New York’s Historic Reparation Bill

One, of Several Bills, which will Address Systemic Racism in the State NEW YORK, NY – December 19, 2023 – Today, in a public ceremony, at the New York Historical Society on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Gov. Kathy Hochul signed into law the “New York State Community Commission on Reparations Remedies Act”, commonly referred to as the

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On the Life of Henry Kissinger – R.I.P.

by Daniel Rose With the passing of Henry Kissinger, the United States has lost the important voice of our controversial but unequivocal spokesman for hard-nosed, pragmatic, self-interested international relations that served our national purposes. Known as ‘Realpolitik’ by political scientists, the Kissinger approach focuses on what is realistically achievable and feasible, rather than on the

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Engages Sold-Out NJPAC Crowd with Cosmic Insights on November 30th

by Shah Dabiri Photo by Marius Bugge NEWARK, NOV 30 — The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) bore witness to an electrifying cosmic discourse as acclaimed local astrophysicist and nationally recognized man of the Cosmos,  Neil deGrasse Tyson took center stage in a sold-out two-hour lecture, captivating attendees with a sweeping exploration of cutting-edge

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Hip Hop Public Health and Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures ® Introduce the “Paste Time” Educator Toolkit to Help Teachers Integrate Oral Health Education into the Classroom

NEW YORK, NY – November 30, 2023 – The Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® (BSBF) program and Hip Hop Public Health (HHPH) announce the development of the Paste Time Educator Toolkit, a free, online educational teaching resource to help educators include oral health education in their curriculum. The toolkit continues the partnership between BSBF and

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Yonkers Mayor Spano Presents School Spotlight Award to Robert C. Dodson School

YONKERS, NY – November 30, 2023 – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano today joined Yonkers Board of Education President Rev. Steve Lopez and Interim Superintendent of Schools Dr. Luis Rodriguez to present his School Spotlight Award to the deserving administration, faculty, staff, parents and students at Robert C. Dodson School. Under the leadership of Principal Romulo Ramirez, Robert

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