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Easy Thanksgiving Crafts for Toddlers

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November 14, 2017 | Categories:

What better way to decorate your house this holiday than with homemade Thanksgiving crafts and decorations your toddler created? These Thanksgiving crafts for kids are perfect for toddlers and preschoolers to do leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday, or some can be done on Thanksgiving Day while the turkey roasts if you have extra help… Read More

Mistakes You’re Making On Work Calls

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October 25, 2017 | Categories:

These communication errors you’re making on business calls could hurt relationships, cost you money, and make you come across as less than professional. Career experts discuss proper phone etiquette in a modern world. You’re not prepared for why you’re on the call. Have you ever been in a meeting or on a conference call and… Read More

How the FDNY Reacted to the Chelsea Bombing

October 7, 2017 | Categories:

  Lieutenant Bruce Hydock, of Division 1, Station 7, was sitting at his station desk at 23rd Street and 10th Avenue, when he heard a big, long rumble at 8:15 p.m. on September 17th. “It sounded like a freight train went over the High Line,” Lieutenant Hydock said. “I looked at my partner and asked,… Read More

Stay On Track with Your Financial Goals


January 8, 2017 | Categories:

Was “improving your finances” one of the New Year’s resolutions you made nearly nine months ago? A financial-themed resolution is a popular one, and, if done well, could result in much less stress by next year. I spoke to financial experts Rachel Cruze, author of Love Your Life, Not Theirs: 7 Money Habits for Living the… Read More

Shopping Secrets You Need To Know

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November 30, 2016 | Categories: ,

Whether holiday shopping gives you a high or sends you into a sweaty panic, your reaction isn’t all that unique to you. Turns out, it’s a psychological response to messages retailers and communication experts have been perfecting all year to get you to spend, spend, spend. You know all about Black Friday, Small Business Saturday (after Black… Read More

The FDNY’s Preparedness and Training Post-9/11


November 28, 2016 | Categories:

Fifteen years ago, the largest and most unexpected emergency response event in the modern history of New York City forever changed the world in which we live. After losing 343 members of the FDNY family on 9/11, the Department was forever changed, rebuilt out of the ashes and now is stronger and more resilient than… Read More

Why You Can’t Concentrate


June 17, 2016 | Categories:

A warm, sunny day may have you wishing you were outside, but that’s not the only distraction causing you to lose focus. Here’s how to regain it. Meditation can do wonders for the mind, but no amount of time spent on the cushion is going to help you get your focus back if an underlying… Read More

Signs You’re a Terrible Listener


June 9, 2016 | Categories:

Are most of your conversations in one ear and out the other? Here’s expert advice on how to focus, connect, and improve your listening skills. You interject with a comment or story immediately. Many of us don’t “listen” at all; we’re just waiting for our turn to talk, says Gerald M. Goodman, PhD, professor of… Read More

Be Even More Productive When Your Schedule is Packed

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June 1, 2016 | Categories:

Make no mistake: Upon re-entering the workforce, it’s likely your Outlook calendar will resemble a mosaic of brightly colored tiles. That’s because the average American office worker spends more than nine hours of every week preparing for or attending status meetings, according to a 2015 survey by software company Clarizen. And while some meetings help… Read More

An Inside Look at How Ebola was Stopped in New York City


May 6, 2016 | Categories: ,

When Haz-Tac EMS Paramedic Winsley Julien first got the call on October 23, 2014, that a patient in Hamilton Heights very likely had Ebola, the 15-year EMS veteran said he started to get a little nervous. “I took a deep breath, but then I knew we had the suits, so I would be okay,” he said. Paramedic Julien had… Read More

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