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Aug 31, 2015, 14:28 ET

NY's Largest Nurses Union to Launch "Protect Quality Patient Care for Central NYers" During NY State Fair

In its latest campaign to provide quality patient care to residents throughout New York, leaders of the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)...

Aug 28, 2015, 11:21 ET

LOTTE Hotels & Resorts Introduces LOTTE New York Palace

Leading Luxury Hotel Group Announces Ownership of one of Manhattan's Most Iconic Properties  LOTTE Hotels & Resorts, a Korea-based...

Aug 26, 2015, 16:33 ET

Identity Theft Expert Frank Abagnale Named AARP Ambassador

AARP New York today announced that Frank W. Abagnale, nationally renowned expert on identity theft and fraud schemes, has been named AARP Fraud...

Aug 25, 2015, 12:00 ET

New York & New Jersey MSDC's Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee Appoints A New Chair

The New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council has announced the appointment of Gene C. Waddy, CEO of DIVERSANT, LLC. as Chair...

Aug 24, 2015, 10:38 ET
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Food Bank For New York City Launches 10th Annual "Go Orange To End Hunger"™ Campaign During September's Hunger Action Month

Food Bank For New York City, the city's major hunger relief organization, is launching its 10th annual monthlong Go Orange to End Hunger™...

Aug 21, 2015, 16:06 ET

Alliance New York Municipal Income Fund Releases Monthly Portfolio Update

Alliance New York Municipal Income Fund, Inc. [NYSE: AYN] (the "Fund") today released its monthly portfolio update as of July 31,...

Aug 21, 2015, 12:18 ET

Dr. Shawn Garber of New York Bariatric Group Performs the First Orbera Gastric Balloon Procedure for Non Surgical Weight Loss in the Northeast since FDA Approval

In a historic day in the battle against obesity, Dr. Shawn Garber has successfully implanted the very first Orbera intragastric balloon in the...

Aug 20, 2015, 11:04 ET

Federal Home Loan Bank of New York Declares a 4.10% Dividend for the Second Quarter of 2015

The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York ("FHLBNY") is pleased to announce that, on August 20, 2015, its Board of Directors ("Board") approved a...

Aug 20, 2015, 10:27 ET

New York Blood Center Partners With UC Davis Health System To Produce More Viable Stem Cell Therapies

New York Blood Center (NYBC) today announced a new collaboration with the University of California, Davis, Health System to manufacture specialized...

Aug 19, 2015, 09:00 ET
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The YMCA of Greater New York Helps Parents with Back-to-School Advice

 As a new school year approaches, the YMCA of Greater New York recognizes that getting children ready and prepared with all the of the...

Aug 18, 2015, 18:02 ET

Maestro de Iowa que perdió 60 libras comiendo McDonald's documenta su experimento en el nuevo documental "540 Meals: Choices Make the Difference (540 comidas: las opciones hacen la diferencia)"

Hoy, John Cisna, el maestro de 'high school' que perdió 60 libras comiendo sólo McDonald's por seis meses, se reunió con educadores,...

Aug 18, 2015, 17:44 ET

Iowa Teacher who Lost 60 lbs. Eating McDonald's Documents His Experiment in New Documentary "540 Meals: Choices Make the Difference"

 Today, John Cisna, the Iowa high-school teacher who lost 60 pounds eating only McDonald's food for six months, met with educators, media and...

Aug 18, 2015, 14:46 ET

Chilean Cord Blood Recipient Reunites With Team That Helped Save Her Life

 Catalina Infante Golowasch, a pediatric cord blood recipient, recently traveled from her home in Santiago, Chile, to visit the dedicated team...

Aug 17, 2015, 15:00 ET

Karen Haycox Named CEO of Habitat for Humanity New York City

 Karen Haycox, an accomplished non-profit executive has been named CEO of Habitat for Humanity New York City. Karen began her new role on...

Aug 17, 2015, 11:00 ET

New York Code and Design Academy Appoints Academic Director, Youth Programs

 New York Code + Design Academy has announced the appointment of Mike Zamansky as Academic Director, Youth Programs. In this position, Mr....

Aug 14, 2015, 15:25 ET
AARP NY volunteers and leaders celebrate Social Security's 80th birthday on August 14, 2015 in front of Roosevelt House in Manhattan.

AARP Celebrates Social Security's 80th Birthday at FDR House in Manhattan

 Marking the 80th anniversary of Social Security, a flash mob of about 70 AARP volunteers and New York leaders of the association celebrated...

Aug 13, 2015, 07:30 ET

Social Security Turns 80, Loved by Americans of All Ages - But 38% of NY's Gen Xers Expect No Benefits in Retirement

 AARP released results of a survey this week as we celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Social Security on August 14, 2015. Americans of all ages...

Aug 10, 2015, 14:43 ET

More Than 2,000 Participated in One of the Largest Blood Drives in NYC

More than 2,000 donors and volunteers participated in the World Mission Society Church of God's "Mega Blood Drive 2015" in New York City on Sunday,...

Aug 10, 2015, 08:30 ET
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The YMCA of Greater New York Launches YouthBuild to Increase Work Opportunities for At-Risk Youth

 The YMCA of Greater New York has launched YouthBuild, a workforce development program, at its Y Roads Center in Jamaica, Queens to provide...

Aug 07, 2015, 11:20 ET

Dr. Shawn Garber is one of the First Surgeons in America to be Offering ReShape Duo® Intragastric Balloon Managed Weight-loss Program

If you haven't heard about the new weight loss procedure "ReShape Duo ®" yet, then you could be in for a big surprise. ReShape Duo ® is...