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Con Edison is Taking on Scammers
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Con Edison is Taking on Scammers

 The crooks trying to take money from Con Edison customers have shown a new level of resourcefulness this year. The scammers are calling customers and claiming they owe Con Edison a deposit for their smart meter. They then tell the customer to make an immediate payment by Bitcoin or the company will turn off their […]

Special Olympics New York Ready to Take the Plunge
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Special Olympics New York Ready to Take the Plunge

Fundraising is well underway for those who plan to “take the plunge” and raise funds to benefit the Special Olympics New York athletes in Westchester County. The “Polar Plunge” event will take place on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Glen Island Park in New Rochelle, NY. Registration begins at 10:00am with the plunge taking place […]

White Castle® Satisfies the Holiday Crave with Limited Time Turkey Sliders & Sides
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White Castle® Satisfies the Holiday Crave with Limited Time Turkey Sliders & Sides

White Castle is ringing in the holidays with the deal-icious return of the seasonal favorite Turkey Sliders and sweet potato fries. These holiday Cravings and savings are now available along with in-castle and online specials at all White Castle locations for a limited time while supplies last. Starting at just 99¢, White Castle’s turkey sliders […]

8 Steps of Gratitude that Will Change Your Life
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8 Steps of Gratitude that Will Change Your Life

By Carol Tuttle You can’t force change. You need to allow it. And a key to allowing is accountability. When we take accountability for every aspect of our life we are in the most powerful position to allow change to occur. Implementing these 8 steps of gratitude will help you create remarkable change for good […]

Dominican Women's Development Center 30th Anniversary Gala
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Dominican Women’s Development Center 30th Anniversary Gala

The Dominican Women’s Development Center (DWDC) celebrated its 30th Anniversary Gala, marking three decades of transforming lives by providing vital community programs for women, and families in Washington Heights and Inwood. Gala honorees included composer, lyricist and actor, Lin-Manuel Miranda; Dr. Casilda Balmaceda (CEO of Neurology Associates) and philanthropist Jean Shafiroff. Founded by activist Rosita Romero, DWDC is […]

Queens Native Serves aboard a Floating Airport at Sea
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Queens Native Serves aboard a Floating Airport at Sea

By Chief Mass Communication Specialist Bill Steele, Navy Office of Community Outreach A Queens, New York, native and 2011 Pan American International High School graduate is serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis, a floating airport at sea. Petty Officer 2nd Class Wilber Pena is an operations specialist serving aboard the carrier. A […]

Healthy Snacking: Take a Look at "Just the Cheese"
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Healthy Snacking: Take a Look at “Just the Cheese”

Just the Cheese® is 100% Wisconsin cheese baked into bars and mini bites.  They are naturally low in carbs, gluten-free and only 75 calories per bar. While most “cheese crisps” are air-dried, Just the Cheese® is oven baked, caramelizing the cheese which results in a cheesier flavor and crunchier texture. Perfect for a portable snack […]

How to Find “Me Time” on the Busiest Days
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How to Find “Me Time” on the Busiest Days

By Carol Tuttle Admit it. You’ve fallen into bed at night with that feeling… You hurried all day, shuttled the kids, ran the errands, worked hard. You got things DONE. But in the rush of the day, YOU got a little lost in there somewhere. If only you could have a few uninterrupted minutes to […]

Briana Bigham From "Harlem Heights" To Design For #RadiantDanceOff HBCU
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Briana Bigham From “Harlem Heights” To Design For #RadiantDanceOff HBCU

By Staff For those who are wondering whatever happened to some of the cast members of BET’s 2009 reality series “Harlem Heights,” one of its stars is doing big things. Briana Bigham, who was one of the show’s standouts, has become an in-demand fashionista and is considered a triple threat in the style industry. The […]

Sweet Leaf Tea Spreads The Love With An All-Female Motorcycle Ride In NYC To Benefit Women Veterans
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Sweet Leaf Tea Spreads The Love With An All-Female Motorcycle Ride In NYC To Benefit Women Veterans

For nearly 20 years, consumers have cooled down with beverages from Sweet Leaf Tea Co. The company’s organic iced teas are well-known for their bottles of homemade goodness overseen by Mimi, the grey-haired grandmother smiling out from every label. Now Sweet Leaf Tea is coming at consumers with a brand-new look, as well as the […]

New Facial Recognition Technology Will Register NYC Births &  Deaths
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New Facial Recognition Technology Will Register NYC Births & Deaths

The NYC Health Department has launched eVital, a new system for reporting births and deaths in New York City. eVital, used primarily by hospitals and funeral directors, will replace the decade-old Electronic Vital Events Registration System (EVERS). Last year, 12,000 people used this system to register 122,000 births, 53,000 deaths, and issue one million official certificates. […]

Bantam Bagels Recreates the Breakfast "Eggsperience" with Miniature Egg Bites
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Bantam Bagels Recreates the Breakfast “Eggsperience” with Miniature Egg Bites

Bantam Bagels recently launched a new line called Egg Bites that are pre-filled with a variety of cheese and scrambled egg flavors. With their mini stuffed bagels, pancakes, and now mini stuffed egg bites, Bantam is recreating the frozen breakfast “eggsperience,” bringing authenticity, real ingredients, and a spark of fun to an otherwise stale & […]

Majority of Drivers Admit to Texting While Driving
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Majority of Drivers Admit to Texting While Driving

DriversEd.com—the leading online driving school—today released its 2018 Distracted Driving in America Report. An inaugural initiative, the report examines drivers’ behind-the-wheel behaviors, habits and decisions—providing insight into how Americans, while driving, engage in a number of activities, from texting to drinking to YouTube to Snapchat to marijuana and more.   Survey data found that 73% […]

The Greenest Restaurants in the World
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The Greenest Restaurants in the World

 If all restaurants in the world followed the lead of the following Green Restaurant Award winners, we’d have a more sustainable and stable planet. Restaurants consume 1/3 of all electricity in the retail sector. Dining out accounts for over half of our food budget. With issues of climate change, ocean pollution, and sustainable food at […]

The Future is Female: 5th Annual 2018 The Power of You Teens Empowerment Experience Confirmed: Miss America 2019, Nia Franklin
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The Future is Female: 5th Annual 2018 The Power of You Teens Empowerment Experience Confirmed: Miss America 2019, Nia Franklin

According to the National Center for Educational Center Statistics, more than one out of every five (20.8%) students report being bullied. The Power of You Teens (POYT) was started in 2014, by Felicia Gibson Jaycox to provide a safe space for girls 11 through 18. “I noticed that bullying and suicide among girls were on […]