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Business / Jobs

Building Yankee Stadium: Who you gonna call?

Maureen O'Connor at her desk

By Venita Virgia Johnson vjo@hunter.cuny.edu Center Sheet Metal is a get-your-hands-dirty kind of place whose employees work with steel and aluminum to fabricate custom-built heating ducts and other equipment. The factory occupies a typical Hunts Point industrial building. The one-story utilitarian structure on East Bay Avenue two blocks from Food […]

Education

Families give thanks for after-school program

Students enjoy their Thanksgiving Meal

By Venita Virgia Johnson vjo@hunter.cuny.edu For families of students from Bronx Charter School for the Arts, St. Athanasius, MS 424 and PS 48, Thanksgiving came early. They gathered at The Point CDC on Nov. 19, for a celebratory potluck dinner, joined by City Year, the organization of young volunteers who […]