Posts Tagged ‘Special Sections’

A New Outlook with an Old Number

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P.S. 151 reopens with neighborhood groups pitching in By Gavin Aronsen When the former P.S. 151 shut its doors on a nearby corner in 2001, parents had no option but to crowd their children into schools in surrounding neighborhoods. The new P.S. 151—aka Yorkville Community School—began reversing the exodus when it opened in September last [&hellip
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School Harmony and Melody at P.S. 368

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Sing-a-long Fridays helps keep Hamilton Heights together By Ellen Keohane Students at the Hamilton Heights School gathered in the cafeteria for the weekly sing-a-long on a recent Friday morning. As the children plopped onto the red, blue and green linoleum floor, more than half a dozen parents and younger siblings watched from the sidelines
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A Hands-On Education

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Independent P.S. 40 students learn by doing By Gavin Aronsen “It’s a magical place,” said P.S. 40 Principal Susan Felder, settling on the proper words to define her school. “There’s something really special about our kids.” Felder has been at the elementary school for the past seven years, during which time she has helped mold [&hellip
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Diagnosis in Question

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Caregivers seek answers for Lewy Body Dementia By Joseph Alexiou Eight years ago Norma Loeb, now 57, was regularly taking her mother, Lillian, to a geriatrician after the 80-year-old Bronx native began experiencing memory loss. The doctor hesitated to diagnose Lillian with Alzheimer’s disease due to her alertness and cognitive abilities. Then he noticed the elder woman’s shuffling and head movements, which were [&hellip
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Caring For Each Other

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Sheila Warnock, founder of ShareTheCaregiving, speaks about the need for a group By Deb Sperling Sheila Warnock and co-author Cappy Capossela first published Share the Care in 1995 after a group of 12 friends, including the authors, took care of a working divorced mother who was diagnosed with cancer while also raising two teenagers. “We [&hellip
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Doctors Aren’t Completely Pumped by Insulin Pumps

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‘You can be stupid and be OK on a pump, but it’s better if you’re smart.’ By Joseph Alexiou This past July, the New England Journal of Medicine released a study showing that people with Type 1 diabetes—the metabolic disease with high levels of blood sugar caused by the body’s inability to produce insulin—were able to more effectively reduce their levels [&hellip
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Keeping the Faith in Humanity

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Ascension Church offers many classes for immigrants By Regina Molaro The Church of the Ascension’s Rev. John Duffell serves as a symbol of love in his community. Duffell, pastor of the Church of the Ascension, earned a WESTY Award for the community work he has done to provide support for the people of the Upper [&hellip
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Selling West Side Living’s Joys with the Homes

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She not only sells UWS real estate, she lives there too By Regina Molaro Deanna Kory, senior vice president of the Corcoran Group Real Estate and president of The Deanna Kory Team, was honored with a WESTY Award for her dedication and commitment to residential real estate sales in the Upper West Side area. Through [&hellip
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