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Stan Alcorn

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Bold Architect Selected to Define New Tech Campus

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Thom Mayne, the architect behind Cooper Union’s perforated metal building at 41 Cooper Square, has been selected to design the first academic building of the coming applied sciences campus on Roosevelt Island.

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Jay-Z Rocks Crowd as YouTube Caps Internet's Answer to TV Upfronts

Thursday, May 03, 2012

The first ever digital newfronts — the Internet’s answer to TV’s upfronts, where new offerings are shown to advertisers — wrapped up at the Beacon Theater Wednesday night with Jay-Z performing "Empire State of Mind."

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Background Check Ruling May Get NY Employers to Do Double-Take

Thursday, April 26, 2012

The federal agency that enforces employment discrimination laws voted Wednesday to make the first new guidance in more than 20 years on the use of criminal background checks in hiring decisions.

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Mayor Announces 2nd Tech Campus for NYC

Monday, April 23, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is marking another milestone in the Applied Sciences NYC initiative. He announced Monday that a second proposal for a high-tech campus will go forward in downtown Brooklyn.

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Startups Spur Hiring for Tech Jobs

Friday, April 20, 2012

The third annual NYC Startup Job Fair Friday showed a New York City tech scene in growth mode, so much so that companies, as much as job seekers had to be turned away.

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States Release New Jobs Figures

Thursday, April 19, 2012

New York State’s economy added 21,500 private sector jobs in March 2012, the State Labor Department reported Thursday. But in a sign that the economic recovery may be flagging in the region, New Jersey reported losing 9,000 jobs last month.

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Who's Who in Hedge Funds: NY's Top 10 Political Donors

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Contributions from the hedge funds in federal campaigns leapt from only $2.4 million in 2000 to $19 million in 2008. here's a look at the top 10 hedge funds donating to New York politics.

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Broadway Theaters Move Start Times Earlier

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

In the past few years, many theaters have moved up their weekday curtains to 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. from the usual 8 p.m. start times. Learn why theaters are making the move and see our suggestions of how to entertain yourself if you show up late to your show.

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Moody’s: Cornell’s Tech Campus Represents ‘Heightened Credit Risk’

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Moody’s warned that Cornell University's plan to build a high-tech graduate school in New York City comes with risks that could jeopardize their credit rating in the future.

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For Retail-Starved Roosevelt Island, Planned Tech Campus Brings Hope of New Business

Thursday, February 16, 2012

The tech campus planned for Cornell may be the silver bullet for retail in a primarily bedroom community of 14,000 with no major employers other than two hospitals – one which will be demolished for the new campus --- and where there is nowhere to buy a bottle of wine or an ice cream cone.

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Mayor Names Dean of Cornell Roosevelt Island Campus

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the founding dean of Cornell's new tech campus on Roosevelt Island on Thursday, a move he said hopes will further attract and develop talent to the city’s growing tech sector.

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Federal Budget Cuts Heating Assistance for Millions of New Yorkers

Monday, December 19, 2011

As winter approaches, it will be more than the temperature that will be dropping for many low-income households. They won't be getting as much help with the heat after Congress cut more than a billion dollars from a home heating assistance program.

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