Get ready for flu season. Here is part 1 of my flu coverage for the Tech Times. Wikipedia searches are predicting flu trends : T-Lounge : Tech Times.
Diane Sawyer is setting down from her position as anchor of ABC’s “World News,” but will still continue to contribute as a journalist through new programming and specials. She will be replaced by David Muir, ABC News President James Goldston announced today. "As much as she loved leading 'World News' to new heights ... Diane … Continue reading Diane Sawyer To Step Down from ‘World News’
Known as “The Voice of New York,” Angie Martinez announced yesterday that she was leaving radio station Hot 97 in a statement that shocked all hip-hop fans. Even though she is leaving the station after a 20-year run, she is not dropping the mic just yet. Martinez announced that she will be joining both NY … Continue reading Angie Martinez Announces New Job Switch After Leaving Hot 97
By: Lauren Keating In the past few years, New York has begun to see a rise in community schools. A community school is a hub that is a partnership between the school and community resources. Not only are students being educated, but they also have access to both physical and mental health services, tutoring and … Continue reading Shaping our students: Community Schools
By: Lauren Keating As the rates of childhood obesity continue to climb, it appears like there is not enough emphasis in on physical fitness, especially in schools. With an emphasis on testing, students need to keep their minds moving throughout the school day. However, thanks to budget cuts, gym classes are often on the chopping block, as … Continue reading Students move less in school and gain more pounds
By Lauren Keating Boisterous noises bounced off the walls of Brooklyn Boulders. The rock-climbing facility was full of children attending birthday parties as athletic men and women mounted the walls, leg muscles straining in an attempt at victory found at the top. Some struggled at the challenge, while others rose to the occasion, lifting … Continue reading Standing for a Cause: Climbing Over the Obstacles of Life
By: Lauren Keating The ocean inhales and drags its liquid contents backward as its waves jump high and then crash to the shore with the ocean’s exhale. There is something about the ocean that is spiritual, but perhaps it is just the spirit of Coney Island. The freshness of life fills the air, as laughter … Continue reading The heart of the Coney Island’s Polar Bear Club beats on