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Union Announces New Dean of Chapel

Union Theological Seminary President Serene Jones today announced the appointment of Dr. Sandra Montes as Dean of Chapel.
Montes had been serving as Interim Dean since August 2019, and is credited with the successful and seamless move of chapel online due to COVID. A bilingual educator, musician, liturgist and writer who previously worked with The
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Riverside Church Community Survey

  Riverside is at a unique time of reflection and planning for the future. We have an opportunity to build a church for the next 90 years.  What shall we do with this opportunity? Your input is VITAL to this process. The Congregational Survey is a way to hear from all who care about Riverside – members and non-members alike. TAKE THE SURVEY The Survey is your invitation to share your>>>

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The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce: Elections Have Consequences

The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce and the NAACP in concert with WBLS, the Harlem Arts Alliance, Prince Hall Masons , and the Black Media Alliance of New York present “Elections Have Consequences” an ‘all-in’ discussion led by key Influencers in the fields of politics, education, arts & culture, and civic engagement, addressing the important impact of voting to exact change>>>

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Open Restaurants – Amsterdam Avenue

Takeout & Delivery + Outdoor Seating Guide for the “PAUSE”   The Columbus Amsterdam Business Improvement District (BID) is excited to be bringing “Open Streets: Restaurants”​ ​to the Bloomingdale neighborhood for the largest operation of this program in the city thus far. Starting from August 8th, restaurants on Amsterdam Avenue between 97th and 110th Streets will be able to>>>

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Preschool to After-School at the Cathedral

In need of preschool or after-school activities for your young person? ACT (Advancing the Community of Tomorrow) is open for the 2020-21 season! ACT’s team of educators, working with CDC, Department of Health, and Offices of Children and Family guidelines, is excited to offer in-person sessions for children and families this fall. An assortment of fun, educational programs for a range of>>>

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Free Neighborhood Covid Testing at MSM

Manhattan School of Music is pleased to host community-based COVID-19 testing and health fair in collaboration with Dr. Karen Thornton, along with support from Medrite Urgent Care, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, Assemblywoman Inez Dickens, and the NYC Department of Health Harlem Action Center. Testing is free and open to anyone, no appointment necessary. Participants are encouraged>>>

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Top Five Reasons to Live at International House

As New York City continues on its path to recovery, International House NY is confident in its ability to welcome new and returning residents into its safe housing and global community for the 2020 academic year. We have been implementing extensive health and safety protocols and modifications to our facility and are now accepting applications for residency in our North Building.* I-House has>>>

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Columbia University Public Safety Releases Smartphone App for Quick Access to Resources

All the resources of Columbia University Public Safety are now available at your fingertips through Lion Safe, a user-friendly app available for your smartphone or tablet. August 20, 2020 Public Safety’s Lion Safe app allows the user to request emergency services at the touch of a button along with other useful quick links including maps, shuttle schedules, crime alerts, emergency>>>

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Dance (DVP) at Home with DVP

Dances for a Variable Population (DVP) promotes strong and creative movement among adults of all ages and abilities. Stay active and find creative expression from home! MOVEMENT SPEAKS® Free On-line ZOOM Classes Daily classes Monday-Sunday; 1hr each MOVEMENT SPEAKS® is the core program of Dances for a Variable Population. Created and developed by Naomi Goldberg Haas. Click link above to access>>>

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Columbia Neighbors Food Fund

Morningside Area Alliance hopes that all in our community are healthy. We are proudly taking action with a $2,500 contribution to the Columbia Neighbors Food Relief Fund. The Fund brings together the extraordinary resources of the entire Columbia community to heighten awareness, raise funds, and deploy resources to address food insecurity in Upper Manhattan. Making a donation is an easy way>>>

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