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New rules in the lunchroom at schools throughout NY

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:26:50 -0700

Back in the day, school bake sales paid for field trips, ice cream rewarded homework and vending machines sold big bottles of milk and sports drinks.But wait — it wasn't that long ago. In fact, they were offered up until this school year, and considered healthier choices than fare pre-1987, when kids could buy candy and soda at school. New school food rules kick in this school year, and kids and ...

Plugged-In Over Preppy: Teenagers Favor Tech Over Clothes

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:11:16 -0700

For teenage apparel retailers, screen-obsessed youth pose a threat in the back-to-school sales season.

NY West Indian Day Parade marred by nearby slaying

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:49:26 -0700

NEW YORK (AP) Colorful floats, elaborate costumes, politicians and merrymakers filled Brooklyn's streets Monday for the annual West Indian Day Parade, a massive Caribbean celebration that was marred by a fatal shooting nearby before...

MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP POLICE REPORT: Police investigate retail thefts, burglar steals $5,000 from home, motorists cited ...

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:49:05 -0700

The following information is provided by the Middletown Township Police Department:

How to Capitalize On Current Digital Marketing Trends [Educational Session]

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:47:53 -0700

Make Your Marketing Work in the Always-Connected, Multi-Device Marketing Environment. Geo and hyper-locality seems to be the hottest trend today. But how can hotels, or any brick and mortar business, capitalize on this? Join Milestone's Sr. VP of Sales as he joins a panel of experts to discuss current trends, practical strategies, and proven success stories. In this session, the panelists will:

NY police boss defends response in custody death

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:45:53 -0700

NEW YORK (AP) — It appears police officers behaved appropriately when they put a protective body wrap on a drug user who later died in custody, the police commissioner said Monday.

Retired Associated Press newsman dies in NY at 76

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:45:19 -0700

NEW YORK (AP) — A former newsman who worked for The Associated Press for 39 years has died in New York. Bruce Hodgman was 76.

Prep football player, 16, collapses and dies in NY

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:37:42 -0700

NEW YORK (AP) - A 16-year-old high school football player in New York City is dead after collapsing during practice Monday, officials said. The teen’s father says Miles Kirkland-Thomas collapsed Monday morning during practice for Staten Island’s Curtis High School. He was pronounced dead at a hospital. Jamar Thomas tells the New York Daily News […]

Joan Rivers Is 'Getting Better,' Source Says

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:26:56 -0700

A source close to the comedian's family assures fans that the 'Fashion Police' star is 'on the road to recovery' and tells people not to 'believe all this ridiculous speculation.'

NY farmers seek solutions to berry pest

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:25:31 -0700

BINGHAMTON — A new invasive insect has devastated northeastern berry crops, and growers are working with Cornell University plant experts to develop strategies to fight it.Binghamton apple grower Dave Johnson tells The Ithaca Journal that the Asian spotted wing fruit fly arrived on the West Coast in 2010 and spread eastward so fast that growers didn't have time to come up with a battle plan ...

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