Thursday, March 4, 2021

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JaffaCares Safety Sunday @ Spring Creek Towers

JaffaCares Safety Sunday 2019 at Spring Creek Towers NYC Aims to Break Social Barriers, Provide Safety Content, Entertainment

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Jack Jaffa & Associates is partnering with Spring Creek Towers Department of Public Safety, the NYPD's 75th precinct, the FDNY Fire Prevention Bureau and prominent elected officials to bring safety awareness to the 15,000 residents of Starrett City on Sunday, August 4, 2019
Mompreneur and Me camps

Summer Camp for Mompreneurs Coming to Brooklyn with Mompreneur and Me

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Nearly half of stay at home moms plan to network with other professionals to find new jobs, but unfortunately one third of them don't have contacts. And almost three-quarters of moms - and more than 70% of women without children - say mothers are offered fewer opportunities to move up the ladder than childless women. Enter Mompreneur and Me.
Monarch Theater Restaurant Dishes

New ‘Monarch Theater’ Brings Pan Asian Cuisine and a Theatrical Flair to Williamsburg NY Restaurant Scene

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- A new restaurant has emerged in the former home of an avant garde theater in Williamsburg. Monarch Theater Restaurant, located at 146 Metropolitan Avenue, offers a unique and inspired collection of small- and large-plate Asian dishes, influenced by the cuisine of China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand.
Coaches of the Year 2019

East Coast Top Track Stars Head to 2019 Finals of 45th Anniversary Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- From an initial field of thousands of girls and young women from all over the East Coast, some 226 top point-scorers in divisions from elementary school-through-college-and-beyond, have earned their way to the finals of the 45th Anniversary Colgate Women's Games (Jan. 20, 2019 - Pratt Institute). Persevering through four preliminary meets and a semi-final, athletes in every age division have emerged as some of the country's finest athletic talent. (VIDEO)
2019 45th Anniversary Colgate Women’s Games

Nation’s Best Track Talent Head to Semi-Finals of 2019 45th Anniversary Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- From an initial field of thousands, some 445 girls and young women from elementary-school-through-college and beyond, have persevered through four preliminary meets at Pratt Institute and scored points to earn a spot in the semi-finals of the nation's largest track series for women, the 45th anniversary Colgate Women's Games Track and Field Series (Jan. 5-7, 2019).
Kiara Davis and My'khiyah Williams

East Coast Track Stars Celebrate Christmas with Outstanding Performances at 45th Anniversary Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Rising young stars and returning champions from all over the East Coast shared the spotlight at the second preliminary of the 2018 Colgate Women's Games (Dec. 21-23), the nation's largest amateur track and field series for women. Thousands of girls and women from first grade through college and beyond, many traveling from as far as New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Virginia and Georgia chose to celebrate Christmas weekend on the track at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. (VIDEO)
Kiara Davis - Colgate Women's Games 2018

Champions and Rising Track Stars Celebrate Opening of 45th Anniversary Colgate Women’s Games with an Early Season Record and Personal Bests

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Personal best performances and a record tying high jump marked an exceptional early start to the indoor track season, as thousands of girls and young women from all over the East Coast competed in the opening preliminaries of the 45th anniversary Colgate Women's Games this past weekend (Dec. 15-17) at Pratt Institute this weekend.

EVOLVE Physical Therapy NY Hosts Rock Steady Boxing Innovative Parkinson Training Program

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Evolve Physical Therapy proudly partners with Rock Steady Boxing to help knock out Parkinson's disease throughout NYC, offers new exercise program specifically aimed at improving the quality of life for people living with Parkinson's Disease, garners NBC Nightly News attention.
New Music from Unique Messengers

New Music from Unique Messengers Brings Spiritual Ammunition Against Gun Violence

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- While gun control continues to be a talked about topic, Unique Messengers is not only joining the conversation, but singing about it. This musical group is on a mission to deliver "music with a message" and their latest single, "Give up That Gun," is no exception to the rule.
Remedy Network: A Millennial's Journey

J. Caleb Perkins Writes Compelling Book – A Millennial’s Journey on Connecting New York City Through Stories

BROOKLYN, N.Y., /New York Netwire/ -- Remedy Network Inc. announces publication of a new book, "Remedy Network: A Millennial's Journey on Connecting New York City Through Stories" (ISBN: 978-1984030917, paperback) by J. Caleb Perkins, an influential leader, community organizer, and public speaker.
C2SMART Signs Agreement with NEXT Future

C2SMART, a Tier 1 USDOT University Transportation Center Signs Agreement with NEXT Future Transportation

BROOKLYN, N.Y., /New York Netwire/ -- C2SMART, a Tier 1 USDOT University Transportation Center based at New York University Tandon School of Engineering, and NEXT Future Transportation have agreed to collaborate on the creation of a cyberphysical test bed to test NEXT's designs for modular self-driving vehicles. C2SMART will build and use scale models of NEXT's vehicles along with simulations to test routing algorithms and operational policies for shared autonomous vehicles, helping the company to propose and start field pilots in cities.
Rhanda Hopkins, Colgate Games' founder Fred Thompson

Nation’s Best Track Stars Head to 2018 Finals of the 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., /New York Netwire/ -- Pratt Institute -- From an initial field of thousands of girls and young women from all over the East Coast, some 230 top point-scorers in divisions from elementary school through college and beyond, have earned their way to the finals of the 44th annual Colgate Women's Games. Persevering through four preliminary meets and a semi finals at Pratt, these young Olympic hopefuls have emerged as some of the country's finest athletic talent.
Iantha Wright of Jamaica, Queens, wins the 55M

Winter Storm in NY Doesn’t Slow Pace as Thousands Brave the Worst and Find Their Best at Third Prelim of 44th Annual Colgate Women’s...

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Pratt Institute: Thousands of young track stars braved the East Coast's historic snowstorm to compete at the third preliminary meet of nation's largest amateur track series for women, the 44th annual Colgate Women's Games. From Boston to Georgia, girls of all abilities from elementary school through college and beyond continued to improve, with many leaders achieving nationally ranked scores.
Amirah Nesmith and Brooklyn's Kaela Swift

East Coast Track Stars Heat Up Cold 2017-18 New Year’s Eve Second Prelim of The 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Rising young stars and returning champions from all over the East Coast shared the spotlight throughout this holiday weekend at the second preliminary meets of the nation's largest women's amateur track and field series, the Colgate Women's Games. Extreme cold temps had little effect on top contenders, some who come from as far as New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Virginia and Georgia, as they continue to improve an already fast national pace.
44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games

At Opening of 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games, Returning Champions and Rising Stars Set Fast Pace in Track and Field Series

BROOKLYN, N.Y., /New York Netwire/ -- A number of personal best performances marked an exceptional early start to the indoor track season as East Coast athletes from Boston to Virginia competed in one of the largest opening preliminary meets of the 44th annual Colgate Women's Games.
NYC CLASH

Smokers’ Rights Group, NYC Citizens Lobbying Against Smoker Harassment, Objects to NYC Council Anti-Smoker Measures

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Smokers' right group NYC Citizens Lobbying Against Smoker Harassment (C.L.A.S.H.) was courteously extended a personal invitation by the office of the NYC Council to attend and provide testimony at the Health Committee hearing being held Thursday on a package of ten anti-smoker proposals. The invitation was initially accepted but now we decline.
Williams and Thompson

Personal Records and Emotional Reunions Highlight NY Semi-Finals of 43rd Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Pratt Institute -- The Semi-finals of the 43rd annual Colgate Women's Games featured athletes in every age division continuing to set or retain nationally leading scores, and several competitors continuing to achieve their own personal records, as the field narrows to some 230 athletes who will compete in the finals.
Brooklyn High Jump champion My'khiyah Williams

Winter Weather In NY Can’t Chill Pace at Third Preliminary Meet of 43rd Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- At Pratt Institute, thousands of young athletes braved the cold outside while the competition heated up inside at the third preliminary meet of nation's largest amateur track series for women, the 43rd annual Colgate Women's Games. From Boston to Georgia, girls of all abilities from elementary school through college and beyond continued to improve, with many leaders now achieving nationally ranked scores.
Lauren Heskin of Floral Park Queens

Track Stars Shine Through New Year’s Weekend in NY with Fast Times at 43rd Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Pratt Institute -- Thousands of young athletes and their families and friends spent New Year's Weekend 2016/17 at the 43rd annual Colgate Women's Games. The nation's largest women's amateur track and field series featured some of the East Coast's best talent continuing to set a fast pace for the indoor track season.
Avery Lewis - track and field

Avery Lewis, ‘Fastest 10 Year-Old’ Sets Another Record at Start of 43rd Annual Colgate Women’s Games Track and Field Series

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Returning champions and promising newcomers from Boston to Virginia in first grade through college and beyond competed this weekend at the opening preliminary meet of the Colgate Women's Games, the nation's largest female amateur indoor track and field series.

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