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"Humans of New York" Facebook Post Helps Middle School Raise $700K for Free Trip to Harvard

Middle school students from an underserved community in Brooklyn, New York, will take a free trip to visit Harvard University this summer thanks to a powerful social media post and generous donations that have reached $700,000 as of Monday. 275 more words

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Rocky Mountain National Park Viewed From the International Space Station

Marking the 100th anniversary of the Rocky Mountain National Park on Jan. 26, 2015, Expedition 42 Flight Engineer Terry Virts posted this photograph, taken from the International Space Station, to Twitter. 30 more words

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Paid Notice: Deaths FISHBEIN, MARTIN by Unknown Author


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FISHBEIN–Martin. UJA-Federation of New York mourns the passing of Martin Fishbein, whose family will carry on a tradition of exceptional Jewish philanthropy. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Martin’s wife, Hilda Pinewski; his children, Cheryl… 14 more words

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Paid Notice: Deaths DILLER, HELEN by Unknown Author


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DILLER–Helen. March 18, 1929 -January 9, 2015. Helen was born and raised in San Francisco and was the only daughter of Dora and William Samuels. 30 more words

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Michael Bloomberg Shakes Up Newsroom Side of His Company by RAVI SOMAIYA


By RAVI SOMAIYA

After his term as mayor ended, Michael Bloomberg has moved quickly to reassert control at the company that he founded and that bears his name, especially in its media operation. 13 more words

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Paid Notice: Deaths JAKOBSON, PETER by Unknown Author


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JAKOBSON–Peter, of New York City and Elberon, NJ, passed away on January 23rd. Loving husband of Ellen for nearly 47 years, father of Cathryn, Peter, Jr. 28 more words

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Chandra Celebrates the International Year of Light

The year of 2015 has been declared the International Year of Light (IYL) by the United Nations. Organizations, institutions, and individuals involved in the science and applications of light will be joining together for this yearlong celebration to help spread the word about the wonders of light. 195 more words

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