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Despite Odds Girl with CP Graduates Top in Class, Inspires Classmates

Jun 28, 15 Despite Odds Girl with CP Graduates Top in Class, Inspires Classmates

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One young woman from Brooklyn showed her classmates, and the world, that no matter the challenges, with enough hard work and will power, success is still attainable. Johileny Meran delivered the Valedictorian speech on Friday at the Juan Morel Campos Secondary School in Brooklyn. She graduated the top of her class and received a...

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The Increasing Popularity of Donor-Advised Funds, in New York and Elsewhere

Jun 21, 15 The Increasing Popularity of Donor-Advised Funds, in New York and Elsewhere

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Savvy investors who would like to help a charitable foundation have other options for their largess aside from direct giving or setting up a private foundation. One other option worth considering is giving to or creating a donor-advised fund. As a method for delivering funds to charitable organizations, Donor-advised funds have...

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Newest Oldest Person is Brooklyn Resident Miss Susie

Jun 19, 15 Newest Oldest Person is Brooklyn Resident Miss Susie

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When the world’s oldest person, 116-year-old Jeralean Talley of suburban Detroit died this past Wednesday, the baton was handed to Brooklyn resident Susannah Mushatt Jones, the new world champion for longevity. Born in Alabama in 1899, Jones, or “Miss Susie” as most of her acquaintances call her, moved to New York when she was 24...

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Ads and Commercial Arm Added to Nancy Glass Productions

Jun 15, 15 Ads and Commercial Arm Added to Nancy Glass Productions

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Nancy Glass Productions, a Philadelphia-based full service production company, recently expanded their already comprehensive list of services by adding a new division to their repertoire. Headed by Ben Fetterman, the director of business development at Nancy Glass, the Advertising & Commercial Division will meet what has been a...

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Children Discover Nature at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Jun 14, 15 Children Discover Nature at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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The beautiful environment of the famed Brooklyn Botanic Garden just got even more child-friendly. The recently opened Discovery Garden, designed by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, maintains the authentic feel of being surrounded by nature, while at the same time opens up the mind of children of all ages to the surprises and...

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Cannabis Will Grow in Brooklyn?

Jun 07, 15 Cannabis Will Grow in Brooklyn?

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A spokesperson for the New York State Department of Health did not say how many companies are applying for licenses to dispense medical marijuana, but he did say five licenses will be issued. Each license will allow each vendor the rights to establish four dispensaries throughout New York. One company, PalliaTech, signed a lease on...

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Celebrity Chef Buys Fort Greene Townhouse for $2.4 Million

Jun 03, 15 Celebrity Chef Buys Fort Greene Townhouse for $2.4 Million

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Tom Colicchio, “Top Chef” judge and owner of Craft Restaurants and high-end Chelsea eatery Colicchio & Sons, just purchased a townhouse in the Brooklyn up-and-coming neighborhood of Fort Greene. Property records show that Colicchio bought the three-floor building at 366 Adelphi Street, which is divided into 7 separate...

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Touch the Art in Brooklyn Bridge Park

May 25, 15 Touch the Art in Brooklyn Bridge Park

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A new art installation recently opened in Brooklyn Bridge Park, entitled “Please Touch the Art.” Organized and sponsored by New York City’s Public Art Fund, the exhibit, which opened on May 17, is composed of three installations by Danish artist Jeppe Hein. The exhibit was curated by Nicholas Baume and includes Appearing Rooms,...

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