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Harlem Basketball Tournament To Resume Following Rucker Park Shooting - DNAinfo.com New York
HARLEM - The Entertainers Basketball Classic at Rucker Park could restart as soon as Monday, after a shooting at the tournament Wednesday night left five people injured. Greg Marius, founder and CEO of the tournament, said Thursday that he plans to hire additional security officers and resume the popular hoops series, which draws famous basketball players to Harlem each summer.
Senior Swim Hours Expands to 14 City Pools - DNAinfo.com New York
HARLEM - At the age of 90, Lettice Graham says she is pain-free, doesn't take any medicine, goes to the doctor once per year - only at the doctor's request - and has a 64-year-old beau. Graham said she owes her good health and young boyfriend to the hour per day she puts in swimming at city pools.
Don't Own a Pet? Rent-a-Dog Comes to Central Park - DNAinfo.com New York
MANHATTAN - As a graduate student, Katherine Long doesn't have deep pockets for giving to charity. So, instead of reaching for her checkbook, she came up with a more creative idea to support one of her favorite causes. In the spirit of homegrown lemonade stands, Long hand-wrote a sign advertising "Rent-a-dog" in Central Park on a Saturday afternoon earlier this month.
Family of Harlem Boy Who Committed Suicide Needs Money for Funeral - DNAinfo.com
A photo of Joel Morales at a memorial set up in front of the building where he lived with his mother. The 12-year-old hanged himself Tuesday, police said. (DNAinfo/Jeff Mays) HARLEM - The family of a 12-year-old East Harlem boy who hanged himself in his apartment bathroom after being tormented by bullies is trying to raise enough money to lay him to rest, anguished relatives said Thursday.
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Daylight Saving Eats Up an Hour of Sleep on Sunday - DNAinfo.com
MANHATTAN - Better catch up on your sleep now - it's time to spring ahead. Daylight saving time returns on Sunday at 2 a.m., when New Yorkers will have to set their clocks ahead by an hour. While the change will mean New Yorkers lose an hour's sleep, it will mean an extra hour of sun in the morning.
'The Hour' season 2 will be coming to BBC America
New series will add Peter Capaldi as Bel's new boss By Alan Sepinwall Wednesday, Dec 7, 2011 10:30 AM When the first season of "The Hour" wrapped up on BBC America back in September, I noted that the BBC had already commissioned a sequel from writer Abi Morgan, but that there was no guarantee the new series would air in America.
Op-Ed: Sowing the Seeds of Social Change in the South Bronx | MetroFocus | THIRTEEN
"I am not a farmer. I'm a parent, a resident and a teacher," I said at the opening of my presentation at the January TEDx Manhattan conference, "Changing the Way We Eat." I didn't need a pitchfork or overalls to explain how growing produce in my science classroom transformed the way my students treat their relationship to food, community and employment.