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New York Trend is a weekly news publication that focuses on issues and lifestyles of the African & Caribbean American communities throughout the New York metropolitan area and Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island. It is a respected and well recognized news publication that has been in existence since 1989. Owner, Publisher and Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has been at the helm of this award-winning publication since its inception. New York Trend continues to be the only black woman-owned, metropolitan newspaper in New York and Long island. New York Trend is the largest black-owned newspaper throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

$2.57 Million in Grants Will Improve the Health of Long Island Sound
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$2.57 Million in Grants Will Improve the Health of Long Island Sound

Top federal and state environmental officials have announced 36 grants totaling $2.57 million to local government and community groups to improve the health and ecosystem of Long Island Sound. Fourteen projects, totaling $586,000 directly benefit New York. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Pete Lopez joined U.S. Congressman Lee Zeldin, Judy Drabicki from the New York […]

The Howard University Ooh La La! Dance Line Wins the #RadiantDanceOff Contest
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The Howard University Ooh La La! Dance Line Wins the #RadiantDanceOff Contest

Howard University’s Ooh La La! Dance Line (Photo: Business Wire)   It’s official, the Howard University Ooh La La! dance line reigns supreme, winning the second annual HBCU Dance #RadiantDanceOff Contest presented by The Radiant Collection from Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) leading feminine protection brands Tampax® and Always®, in partnership with HBCU Dance Corporation, Inc. […]

Con Edison Wins Reliability Award
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Con Edison Wins Reliability Award

Con Edison has been recognized by PA Consulting as the recipient of the 2018 ReliabilityOne Award for Outstanding Reliability Performance in the Northeast Region. Con Edison, which serves 3.4 million customers in New York City and Westchester County, N.Y., accepted the award at a ceremony held last night in Scottsdale, Ariz. “Con Edison operates in […]

LIAACC Leaders In Finance Network Committee Seeking Financial Services Industry Professionals
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LIAACC Leaders In Finance Network Committee Seeking Financial Services Industry Professionals

      On November 28, 2018 the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.’s Leaders In Finance Network Committee presented a special finance panel comprised of a variety of financial service professionals geared towards empowering the African American community touching on a variety of topics. Mission Statement: LIAACC Leaders In Finance Network serves […]

Kids Eat Free during Lunch with Santa at White Castle
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Kids Eat Free during Lunch with Santa at White Castle

White Castle is bringing back Santa Claus again this year to help Cravers build fun, memorable moments with family and friends. On Sunday, Dec. 9, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., more than 200 participating White Castle restaurants will be encouraging Cravers to bring families and friends for its Lunch with Santa event.   And […]

South Nassau Officially Becomes L.I. Flagship Hospital of the Mount Sinai Health System
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South Nassau Officially Becomes L.I. Flagship Hospital of the Mount Sinai Health System

South Nassau Communities Hospital and the Mount Sinai Health System have finalized a partnership, making South Nassau Mount Sinai’s flagship hospital on Long Island in a move designed to bring advanced-level health care to the South Shore of Nassau County and to Long Island. South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside becomes part of the Mount […]

"Top Chef Junior" Crowns Winner of Season 2: NYC's 12-Year-Old Chef Nikki Bidun Wins
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“Top Chef Junior” Crowns Winner of Season 2: NYC’s 12-Year-Old Chef Nikki Bidun Wins

UNIVERSAL KIDS crowned 12 year-old Chef Nikki Bidun of New York City as the season two TOP CHEF JUNIOR winner on Saturday after a gastronomic showdown. The runner-up was 12 year-old Londyn Green from Atlanta, GA. The culinary kid drama, based on Bravo Media’s critically acclaimed and Emmy-award winning competition series Top Chef, featured twelve chefs ages 10-13 […]

New Smart Natural Gas Detectors Alert First Responders Faster
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New Smart Natural Gas Detectors Alert First Responders Faster

Con Edison has begun installing first-of-its-kind smart Natural Gas Detectors that can detect gas leaks early and notify emergency responders faster than customer calls usually do. Watch video here. The innovative detectors can communicate directly with Con Edison’s Gas Emergency Response Center in the event of a leak. The detector will sound an alarm if it […]

Holiday Gifts for Reducing Stress
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Holiday Gifts for Reducing Stress

Corc Yoga Meditate before bed with Corc Yoga Mats! Crafted from 100% organic cork gently harvested in Portugal, these earth-conscious, chemical-free mats combine raw beauty with comfort. Every time you use your Corc Yoga Mat you’re working to improve your mind, body and health. With each purchase, the company donates a portion of its sales […]

Kmart® Sears and Shop Your Way®  Team Up with New York’s WLIB and WBLS  To Sponsor Radio Personality  Liz Black’s 5th Annual Coat Drive
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Kmart® Sears and Shop Your Way® Team Up with New York’s WLIB and WBLS To Sponsor Radio Personality Liz Black’s 5th Annual Coat Drive

  This year, Kmart®, Sears ® and Shop Your Way® have all teamed up with Stellar Award-winning syndicated radio personality, Liz Black, and New York City’s powerhouse urban radio stations, WBLS 107.5 FM and WLIB 1190 AM, to sponsor Black’s 5th annual family coat drive. “The holidays are the perfect time to support the family coat […]

December at The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling
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December at The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling

The holiday season is upon us and ‘tis the season to share joy, celebrate diversity, harmony and peace for all at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling.  In addition to the exhibitions currently on display and the regular fun weekly programming, there are some unique programs for the entire family in December. […]

Legislator Abrahams Invites Residents to Support  Ninth Annual ‘Holiday of Giving’ Celebration
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Legislator Abrahams Invites Residents to Support Ninth Annual ‘Holiday of Giving’ Celebration

The ninth annual Holiday of Giving celebration, co-sponsored by Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D – Freeport) and Glory House Recovery, Inc. and hosted by Turtle Hook Middle School is just around the corner – and they’re calling on residents to join in the efforts to bring smiles and cheer to scores of deserving […]

New York Trend NYC: November 22-28, 2018
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New York Trend NYC: November 22-28, 2018

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Art Kane: Harlem 1958: The 60th Anniversary Edition
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Art Kane: Harlem 1958: The 60th Anniversary Edition

Released on 12 November Art Kane: Harlem 1958 marks the 60th anniversary of one of the most celebrated images in American history. Now commonly known as A Great Day in Harlem, the famous shot of 57 jazz musicians gathered outside a brownstone in New York is one of the most imitated images in popular culture, by one of the world’s […]

Celebrating the Season: Christmas & New Year's Services at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine
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Celebrating the Season: Christmas & New Year’s Services at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine celebrates the season with festive holiday services and events on Monday, December 24; Tuesday, December 25; Monday, December 31, 2018; and, Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, located at 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street), Manhattan. Come to the Cathedral on Monday, December 24th at 4 p.m. […]