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Woman Around Town: Wendy Long—
In a New York State of Mind

Monday, July 23rd, 2012
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Still fresh from her June 26 Republican primary victory, Wendy Long greets me at the door of her Carnegie Hill apartment. Along with Rosie, her

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Woman Around Town: Rachel Stratton-Mills—
The Coach Behind the Olympic Swimmer

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
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Brooklynite Lia Neal, 17, has made the 2012 Olympic team and will compete in the 400-meter free relay in London. Neal, a rising senior at

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Woman Around Town: Carole Geithner’s If Only
Helping Children Cope with the Loss of a Parent

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012
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Losing a parent is a devastating experience, especially when the person suffering that loss is a child. Carole Geithner, a clinical social worker, counsels children

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Take Ivy—Radical Fashion with a Japanese Twist

Monday, July 26th, 2010
by on Living Around

When I was an English teacher in Nagasaki, Japan in the late 70’s, a trip north to Tokyo was always exciting. Think Blade Runner– Japan

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College Life in an Era of Disconnection and Excess

Monday, May 17th, 2010
by on Living Around

Whoever thought that Animal House would seem quaint and innocent? Toga parties, beer kegs, food fights— the 1978 film’s depiction of life on campus is

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