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Retired Glove Manufacturer Gives Helping Hand to Those in Need

Reporter Rick Karr introduces us to 86 year-old Larry Stanton, who says he didn’t need a college diploma when he started in the business just after World War II because making gloves was in his genes.

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December 18, 2014 2:46 PM | Comments

Why even those above the federal poverty line struggle in New York City, the Department of Defense hopes 3D printing will inspire future engineers, Minerva Tantoco discusses .nyc, the former Manhattan DA and his wife Journalist Lucinda Franks on their new book and the former chairman and CEO of Aris Isotoner Inc.’s glove giveaway.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  December 18, 2014 2:39 PM | Comments

The book chronicles an improbable love affair which in turn resulted in a marriage that has thus far lasted 36 years.

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December 15, 2014 11:16 AM | Comments

Why even those above the federal poverty line struggle in New York City, the Department of Defense hopes 3D printing will inspire future engineers, Minerva Tantoco discusses .nyc, the former Manhattan DA and his wife Journalist Lucinda Franks on their new book and the former chairman and CEO of Aris Isotoner Inc.’s glove giveaway.

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Andrea Vasquez  |  December 11, 2014 11:58 AM | Comments
The Child Mind Institute, a leading non-profit that helps children with mental disabilities, hosted a panel discussion that included leaders in the entertainment industry whose films and television shows have tackled mental illness.VIDEO
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December 8, 2014 1:28 PM | Comments
Can Hollywood make a difference in the way we perceive people with mental illness? MetroFocus presents a view from some of the biggest names in film and TV, and follows up with Dr. Harold Koplewicz, president of the Child Mind Institute.VIDEO
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December 4, 2014 7:55 PM | 1 Comment
Rafael Pi Roman and Jack Ford moderate a panel featuring Rev. Dr. Calvin Butts, NYU professor Charlton McIlwain and New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres.VIDEO
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December 4, 2014 4:33 PM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman and Jack Ford moderate a panel featuring Rev. Dr. Calvin Butts, NYU professor Charlton McIlwain and New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres.VIDEO
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November 20, 2014 12:24 PM | Comments

New York City Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg on eliminating traffic fatalities, lingering psychological effects of Superstorm Sandy, Councilmember Daniel Dromm on the upcoming roll out of municipal IDs and filmmaker Julie Cohen’s documentary The Sturgeon Queens.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  November 20, 2014 12:24 PM | Comments

The fourth-generation Russes expand on everything from how they came into the family business to how to slice smoked fish and explain appetizing – one of New York City’s most unique food traditions.

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