Local Services in Fort Lee, NJ

The Collect
Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom, you know our necessities before we ask and our ignorance in asking: Have compassion on our weakness, and mercifully give us those things which for our unworthiness we dare not, and for our blindness we cannot ask; through the worthiness of your Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
Old Testament:
Amos 8:1-12 [Alternate: Genesis 18:1-10a]
1 This is…

Supreme Court's Momentous Ruling on Gerrymandering
July 8, 2019
On June 27, 2019 the U.S. Supreme Court, in Rucho v. Common Cause, announced a momentous decision: Federal courts have no power to police partisan gerrymandering. The high court overturned district court decisions in North Carolina and Maryland which held that state legislatures had engaged in extreme gerrymandering that had deprived citizens of their Constitutional rights
In…

Stephen Tarpley strikes out six over three one-hit innings to secure his second save in the Yankees' 8-2 win over the Rockies

Mariano Rivera had accomplished everything he could have possibly dreamed of. During his 19-year career, the right-hander had saved more games than anybody in history, won five World Series championships and earned the respect of everybody involved with the game.
The Yankee had experienced a magical moment at the All-Star

The Yankees applauded from the dugout as manager Aaron Boone touted his team’s offensive presence during a spirited on-field argument in Thursday’s first game, calling them “\[bleeping\] savages” for their continued ability to make pitchers’ lives difficult.
Boone believed that message needed to be relayed to a

It doesn't have the sassy personality of Rosie the Robot from the Jetsons, but the new Roborock S6 is pretty fantastic at what it does.

A Brave Community at the AFT Teach Conference
July 17, 2019
Our AFT Teach Conference workshop this weekend was about creating a “brave community” to address race and racism in our schools. Co-facilitators Daniel Coles and Marieke van Woerkom report that educators came to the workshop ready to share, take risks, build connections, and learn
When we returned from the AFT Teach Conference last Saturday, our…

Moonrocks at Stern College, 1960
Did you know that even before the moon landing in 1969, Yeshiva had a “moonrock” of its own? In May 1960, Dr. Irvin Rock, chairman of the experimental psychology department of the Graduate School of Education, simulated the moon on the roof of Stern of Stern College. His experiment explained why the moon appears larger when it is on the horizon than at the zenith, and was “hailed by Newsweek Magazine as the solution to an enigma that…

Rabbit Skins Infant Fine Jersey Bodysuit The perfect accompaniment to the complete set of Dr. Seuss board books you just borrowed with your new library card? A Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) onesie. This soft onesie features our playful “Bookman” art, an illustration that first appeared on the Library’s 61st Annual Rep

New Jersey's minimum wage goes up 13% to $10 an hour as part of the state's five-year phase in of a $15 hourly minimum wage.

Mylea Charvat is leveling the playing field of brain health. Her company’s mobile app is making notoriously pricey neurocognition screenings available to the masses, improving prevention and treatm...

Dance therapy is a great way to express emotions that are sometimes not easily expressed verbally. Any form of exercise is great for relieving stress in the mind and body. Dance is no different. Dance is a great way to increase fitness and fun in a musical driven atmosphere
WHERE: Fancy Feet Dance Studio
LOCATION: 567 Gramatan Ave, Mount Vernon, NY 10550
WHEN: Every Tuesday
TIME: 2:15-3:00PM
Space is limited. If you are interested please contact Jennifer Pires at (347) 758-0170 or e-mail…

Come learn self defense and de-escalation techniques with Pop Gym! POP Gym believes that everyone should have access to skills that are necessary for their safety. They provide free workshops across Brooklyn including fitness, self-defense, body positivity and more. All ages are welcome at this program! This program is sponored by Chnage Agents. Change Agents is a Brooklyn Public Library initiative modeling empathy, inclusiveness, mutual respect, and understanding for the benefit of NYC youth.

Fleur Seule is an authentic 1940s Jazz, Swing, & Ballroom band that plays hits from all around the world. Songbird/Bandleader Allyson Briggs, "The Glamour Girl of Jazz", sings in 7 languages. From five-star hotels to secret gin joints, Fleur Seule has been infusing 21st-century New York nightlife with the style and spirit of the 1940s. Fronted by platinum-haired, golden-voiced Allyson Briggs, Fleur Seule channels the romance of European jazz and the moxie of the all-American USO style.

The Collect
O God, you have taught us to keep all your commandments by loving you and our neighbor: Grant us the grace of your Holy Spirit, that we may be devoted to you with our whole heart, and united to one another with pure affection; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Old Testament:
2 Kings 5:1-14 [Alternate: Isaiah 66:10-14]
1Naaman, commander of the army of the…

July 10 @ 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm
Date: Wednesday, July 10th
Address: 155 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY 11040
MUST RSVP to Debra Powers at: DPOWERS2@CFSNY.ORG

From Hurricane Florence in North Carolina to Hurricane Michael in Florida, the VFW offered support during hurricane relief efforts last year.

Welcome to Part II of our three-part Montessori Parenting Series where we highlight ways you can practice Montessori methods of [...]

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