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Rabbi Karp Retires After 32 YearsAugust 10, 2017 by Henry Karp (Register to contact)
As of July 1, 2017, Rabbi Henry Jay Karp retired from the pulpit of Temple Emanuel of Davenport, Iowa. He served that congregation for 32 years. He was very active in the Quad Cities community, working on many social justice issues. He was one of the founders of In From the Cold, which raises funds in support of homeless programs. He was the founder of Coats for Kids, which collects and distributes new and gently used coats to needy school children. He also was the founder of One Human Family QCA, which seeks to combat bigotry in the community. He was born in the Bronx, New York, and attended Christopher Columbus High School, Herbert H. Lehman College, and the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.
Another Birthday.88April 18, 2017 by Allen Danzig (Register to contact)
88 and gong strong. Doing volunteer work at Kaiser Hospital and the Orange Police Dept and lecturing on air pollution control. THe early education at CCHS and the mentoring of William Woolfson and Gypsy Rakow has helped in my adult life.I swim and exercise 6 days a week and hope to make it to 199 if all goes well. Class:1947
ISO an old friend/classmateJuly 11, 2016 by Joseph Mancebo (Register to contact)
For years, I've wondered what ever happened to an old friend that I knew. His name is Michael Lynch.....if anyone knows about him, please reach out to me. Thank you!
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It was where David Berkowitz once roamed before he became infamous as the “Son of Sam," and where Councilman James Vacca learned to love public ...
Letter found by janitor threated to shoot up school Bronx Times
The Columbus High School Campus was put on alert last week when a threatening letter was found in one of the campus high schools.
In New York High Schools, the Sound of Music Is Muted The New York Times
The city broke up big failing schools to improve academics, but at the small schools that replaced them, fielding a robust music program is a challenge.
As Columbus closes, its last class celebrates a bittersweet graduation Chalkbeat New York
As they waited for their graduation ceremony to begin, the seniors of Christopher Columbus High School looked like any other graduating class: they clicked ...
Should All Schools Offer Music Programs? New York Times
In your opinion, is music a valuable part of the education experience? Why do you think the way you do?
Big New York High Schools Fall Hard but Are Not Going Quietly New York Times
Hearings have exposed anger over the Bloomberg administration's decision to close many big schools, but officials say smaller schools tend to perform better.
Woman dies in Bronx shooting near 2 schools; police seeking 3 who fled scene WABC-TV
A woman was shot and killed in the Bronx Thursday afternoon.
Public School Students Deprived of Music and Art The New York Times
Readers stress the importance of music and the arts in public schools.
Evelyn Berezin, 93, Dies; Built the First True Word Processor The New York Times
Evelyn Berezin, a computer pioneer who emancipated many a frazzled secretary from the shackles of the typewriter nearly a half-century ago by building and ...
Florida school slammed for bringing caged tiger to jungle-themed prom New York Daily News
Footage showed the stressed-out tiger pacing in its cramped cage amid pounding music, flashing lights and a performer juggling fire.
Parents outraged over caged tiger at Florida prom WABC-TV
Things got pretty wild at a prom in Florida, and some parents were not happy.
Armed thugs hit students’ phone truck outside Bronx high school New York Daily News
Almost two dozen students had their cell phones jacked Tuesday when armed robbers held up a pay-for-storage truck outside a Bronx high school, police said.
A Lifer Stung by 47 Losses New York Times
Known for failure as an N.B.A. coach, Roy Rubin meant far more to the players he mentored at Long Island University, whose program he revived.
Robert C. VanBenschoten WatertownDailyTimes.com
Robert C. VanBenschoten, 94, Henderson, passed away Sunday evening at his home under the care of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County. This is what ...
Partnership for Student Advocacy aims to help students at closing Christopher Columbus High School New York Daily News
Their school may be nearing the end, but for the students still passing through the corridors and classrooms of Christopher Columbus High School, it's only the ...
Also chosen was Josephine Fanelli, St. Theresa School principal, as honorary grand marshal, and Joseph Lucchese, selected for the business award Bronx Times
A labor leader who grew up in Morris Park has been selected as the grand marshal for the 2015 Bronx Columbus Day Parade. Mario Cilento, president of the ...
IBO: One in five high schoolers has commute of at least 45 minutes Chalkbeat New York
The average high schooler's commute in 2011-12 was 32 minutes, according to some new number-crunching from the Independent Budget Office. But more ...
Parents and teachers prepare to fight to keep Alfred E. Smith High School open New York Daily News
Parents and teachers at Alfred E. Smith High School are gearing up to fight a city Department of Education decision to shutter the vocational school for ...
Friends Hope Death Won’t Doom a Devotee of Bronx History to Oblivion New York Times
Morgan Powell lived for Bronx history. But with no next of kin stepping forward after his mysterious death, those who knew him fear he could be consigned to a ...
The Marist Brothers of the Schools. Published 3/13/2015. Local. The Pilot
We are an international community of more than 3000 Catholic Brothers dedicated to making Jesus known and loved through the education of young people, ...
Staying Calm Among the Coyotes New York Times
Lisa Perri Sommer and Dr. Joshua David Balog were married Saturday evening at the Pleasantdale Chateau, an events space in West Orange, N.J. Rabbi ...
Aliza Balog, Scott Goodside New York Times
Aliza Jordana Balog and Scott Bradley Goodside were married Saturday evening at Tappan Hill Mansion in Tarrytown, N.Y. Rabbi David E. Fass officiated.
106 city schools in danger of closing due to poor performance New York Daily News
Up to more schools in the city could be closed for poor performance after the state released a revamped target list of struggling schools.
3 vie for 2 seats on Rhinebeck school board | News | dailyfreeman.com The Daily Freeman
RHINEBECK, N.Y. >> Three first-time candidates are running for Board of Education seats in the May 16 election.
Sonia Sotomayor is latest cultural icon to come out of the Bronx New York Daily News
With her U.S. Supreme Court nomination coming to a full Senate vote next week, Sonia Sotomayor's well-told and compelling personal story has become an ...
Education Department panel votes to close 19 failing New York City schools New York Daily News
Over the objections of thousands of protesters, the city Education Department's panel voted early Wednesday morning to close 19 city failing schools.
Feds reach $1.7 million settlement with TestQuest over tutoring scam New York Daily News
TestQuest, an educational services company will pay a seven-figure settlement for cheating the federal government out of millions of dollars by billing for phony ...
Riverdale Community Choir Musical Director Dr. Jonathan Dzik Retires His Baton After 15 Years Jewish Link of Bronx, Westchester and Connecticut
After 15 years leading the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale Community Choir, Dr. Jonathan Dzik laid down his baton after leading the final performance of the choir ...
Choir Academy of Harlem Takes Advantage of Reprieve New York Times
Last year, city education officials issued the Choir Academy of Harlem a death sentence. Unable to find its footing after a 2001 scandal that led to the demise of ...
Jerome Lefkowitz, a Force in New York Labor Law, Dies at 86 The New York Times
Jerome Lefkowitz, a labor lawyer and mediator who helped draft the Taylor Law, which grants New York public employees collective bargaining rights but ...
Christine Jorgensen's transformation from transgender G.I. to tabloid star New York Daily News
From Denmark one day in June 1952 did there arrive at the Bronx home of Board of Education carpenter George Jorgensen and his wife, Florence, a letter from ...
Love Story: Michael and Josephine Falabella, Garden City Newsday
Michael and Josephine "Jo" Falabella of Garden City were brought together, in part, by a reliable 1947 Mercury. Michael explains. I grew up in Greenpoint, ...
Army National Combine participants 247Sports
Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.
Parkchester post office renamed for Bronx soldier killed in action in Iraq New York Daily News
For Emily Toro, seeing the plaque that would adorn the walls of the United States Post Office in Parkchester — and knowing the building would be renamed after ...
People Care, and It's Starting to Show - Living In/Van Nest, the Bronx New York Times
A middle-class enclave in the eastern Bronx is made up largely of turn-of-the-century houses; condominiums and co-ops are scarce.
Son of Sam | The Killer Speaks CBS News
Forty years after his deadly 13-month shooting rampage in New York City, convicted serial killer David Berkowitz tells CBS News he's taking "a big step" talking ...
Bertrand M. Bell, Who Strove to Reduce Medical Trainees’ Grueling Shifts, Dies at 86 The New York Times
Dr. Bertrand M. Bell, who was instrumental in reducing the grueling shifts worked by interns and residents being trained in American hospitals, died on Tuesday ...
Stanley Bard, Who Ran Chelsea Hotel as a Bohemian Sanctuary, Dies at 82 The New York Times
Stanley Bard, a Robin Hood of innkeepers who nurtured talented writers and artists and tolerated assorted deadbeats as the manager and part-owner of the ...
Roy Rubin, Who Led Record-Losing 76ers, Dies at 87 New York Times
Mr. Rubin became the coach of the 1972-73 Philadelphia 76ers after a former assistant recommended him. He was fired after a 4-47 start, and the team finished ...
How to Fill a Melting Pot New York Times
New York has immigrants from 148 countries, at least by the city's count, and it seems a number of the more successful ones eventually make their way to ...
SIU Med confers degrees to minority students | Diversity St. Louis American
Fifteen minority students were among the 78 physicians in the 39th graduating class at Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine. The graduates ...
Herbert M. Kliebard - WISC Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3
Madison / Evanston, IL - Herbert Martin Kliebard, loving husband, father, grandfather, friend and ground-breaking scholar in curriculum planning, the history of ...
The Lacrosse Movement Conquers New York - WSJ Wall Street Journal
Tradition dictates that New York is a baseball town. But the sport that's coming to define the modern city more than any other is lacrosse.
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