New York Business
Entertainer Vanessa Williams Spotlights New American Founding Figure Slave Heroine with Foreword in Book, ‘Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution’
NEW YORK, N.Y. /NEW YORK NETWIRE/ -- Multi-award-winning entertainer Vanessa Williams has penned a moving book foreword that shines the spotlight on an amazing tale of spying and slavery during the Revolutionary War while unveiling an unlikely heroine. "Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True Story of Robert Townsend and Elizabeth" by Claire Bellerjeau and Tiffany Yecke Brooks, is published by Lyons Press.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /NEW YOIRK NETWIRE/ -- Border Patrol Agent-to-be Layne Sheppard has met the girl of his dreams as The Delta Tango Trilogy continues with Book Two: "Felina's Spell" (ISBN: 978-1631955457), released by Morgan James Publishing and available in stores and online now.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- LR Paris announced the appointment of Lee Rolnick as Head of Sales for the North American Market. Founded in 1959, LR Paris is the leading agency providing fully integrated, Branded Products Solutions.
NEW YORK POLITICS
NYC Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza Celebrate Success on National Evaluation Systems of Pre-K for All
NEW YORK, N.Y. /NEW YORK NETWIRE/ -- Today, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza celebrated the results of two different national program assessment tools that show the vast majority of pre-K programs are demonstrating predictors of positive student outcomes, meaning children are more likely to demonstrate reading, math, language, and social skills such as being independent, understanding shapes, and using expanded vocabulary.
NY Gov. Cuomo Announces Western New York Workforce Development Challenge Awardees: Six Local Not-for-Profits to Receive $4.2M In Training
ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- This past week (Dec. 14, 2018), NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $4.2 million in funding from the first round the Western New York Workforce Development Challenge has been awarded to six local not-for-profit organizations. The program will ensure the region's workforce pipeline meets industry demands in sectors such as advanced manufacturing, health and life sciences, and energy.