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The Woman Keeping Yorkville Alive

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OTTYparty_AA_0198 By Vanesa Vennard Historian Kathy Jolowicz remembers like it was yesterday when she couldn’t walk down 86th Street without hearing people speak German.  She remembers when she could get authentic German food at mom-and-pop shops and when Christmas time meant the streets were ambushed with music, the polka and the waltz. She remembers when the [&hellip
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A Nurse with a Passion for Her ER Patients

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ShariWeisburd By Vanesa Vennard An emergency room might sound like a chaotic place to be, but to Shari Weisburd, RN, it’s exactly where she likes to be. “When you’re actually physically in the environment there’s a very good flow, everyone knows what they are doing,” said Weisburd, assistant nurse manager of the emergency room in Beth [&hellip
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Mike Beck is a Friend to Everyone

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in OTTY Awards, Our Town

Mike Beck 001 Mike Beck is deeply passionate about helping younger generations thrive to the best of their abilities, and he puts this passion to work at Vanderbilt’s YMCA for countless hours a week. Beck has been a member of the Vanderbilt YMCA’s board since 1999 and is currently serving his third non-consecutive, two-year term as chairman. While [&hellip
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Hospital CEO Gives His All for His Patients, Staff

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Dr. Steve Corwin_0415 By Vanesa Vennard Dr. Steven Corwin went into medicine to help people, focusing on cardiology because his mother’s father and his father’s father both suffered from heart disease. “You have somebody in your family that has a disease, you want to help them,” he said. “Even though I couldn’t help my two grandparents, there are other [&hellip
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Rabbi Deborah Hirsch Keeps Her Congregants Close

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RabbiDeborahHirsch It’s Deborah Hirsch’s third year with the Temple Shaaray Tefila congregation, though she’s been doing rabbinical work for 31 years, and the dedicated rabbi has a major project underway. “We’re working on a new vision statement for the congregation,” explained Hirsch. “That’s been a very gratifying project. We engage almost 200 congregants in conversation about [&hellip
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