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L train will close for 18 months in Manhattan in 2019, MTA says

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

The MTA announced this morning that the L train will be completely shut down between Brooklyn and Manhattan for 18 months beginning in January, 2019. 852 more words

Hurricane Sandy

Queens couple defrauded FEMA, claimed to be Sandy victims, DA says

HOWARD BEACH, Queens — A Queens couple are facing charges for filing false FEMA claims to collect more than $25,000 in Superstorm Sandy benefits, District Attorney Richard Brown said Monday. 334 more words


Newsjacking: The Good and The bad

Real Time Marketing is a form of marketing that links current events with a brand to help engage an audience (1). With the rise of social media, real time marketing as become an effective tool for marketers. 437 more words

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Saying Goodbye...and Hello...

I said goodbye to New England over the past few weeks and it hit me hard. Although I moved away eight years ago, a friends guest room in Connecticut “had my name on it” and the welcome mat of my son’s Boston apartment regularly… 1,555 more words


To stay 'undetected', terrorists use technology & smarter devices

New Delhi, July 18: In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, a technology was devised through which mobile communications could be sent without using mobile towers. 43 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

Organizers Set Up Amazon 'Wedding Registry' for Sandy Victims

A group of organizers called “Occupy Sandy” have registered for a wedding on Amazon – except no one’s getting married. The group of Brooklyn residents have registered for a wide array of supplies to be donated to victims of Hurricane Sandy, using Amazon’s tool for couples planning weddings. The

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Nice, my city of enchantment


I landed alone, with no hotel booked, in November 2010—twenty years out from my last formal French lesson. I was not just made to feel comfortable: I was charmed. 1,209 more words