Halloween or Hallowe'en (a contraction of All Hallows' Evening), also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows' Eve, or All Saints' Eve, is a celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows' Day. It begins the three-day observance of Allhallowtide, the time in the liturgical yeardedicated to remembering the dead, including saints (hallows), martyrs, and all the faithful departed.
It is widely believed that many Halloween traditions originated from Celtic harvest festivals which may have paganroots, particularly the Gaelic festival Samhain, and that this festival was Christianized as Halloween. Some academics, however, support the view that Halloween began independently as a solely Christian holiday.
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Music for Sing-a-Long 2016
1. Songs and Agenda for 2016 in Times Square 11:30am and Central Park (11am-11:30 AM Peace Day Party Opening. 12 NOON Moment of Silence PEACE POLE Unveiling, participants say, “May Peace Prevail on Earth, May Peace Prevail in Country Name, May Peace Prevail in your country.
1. We Are the World - "We're The World (USA For Africa)"
There comes a time when we heed a certain call
When the world must come together as one
There are people dying
And it's time to lend a hand to life
The greatest gift of all
We can't go on pretending day by day
That someone, somewhere will soon make a change
We all are a part of God's great big family
And the truth, you know,
Love is all we need
We are the world, we are the children
We are the … [Continue reading...]
Fastest Man in the World!!
Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, CD (/ˈjuːseɪn/; born 21 August 1986), is a Jamaican sprinter. Regarded as the fastest person ever timed, he is the first man to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic time became mandatory. He also holds the world record in the 4 × 100 metres relay. He is the reigning World and Olympic champion in these three events.
Bolt gained worldwide popularity for his double sprint victory at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in world record times. He later became the first man at the Olympic Games to win six gold medals for sprinting. He was the first to win consecutive Olympic 100 m and 200 m titles (2008 and 2012). At the 2016 Summer Olympics he became the first track athlete in Olympic history to win three gold … [Continue reading...]
August 14th, 2016
Times Square New York City
To create an informed and interactive approach to environmental issues.
· To point up the problems, discuss the solutions, mobilize action and praise the achievements of those who are successfully addressing the issues;
· To promote awareness of urban and global environmental issues, i.e. clean energy and climate change;
· To showcase products, services, technology, programs and research that can make our lives more environmentally friendly;
· To provide environmental groups with space and opportunity to gain members and volunteers, while presenting their message to the general public;
· To provide the public with opportunities to get actively involved by joining and volunteering with environmental groups and learning how … [Continue reading...]
Over 100,00 people will attend the 25th Anniversary event. Good News has been a sponsor for years and is honoed to join the Festival once again this year. Please stop by our booth to support our Peace Day efforts. Xie, Xie. The video here is one of the previous events to give blessings to the anniversary event. BUDDHIST MONKS, AND SHAOLIN MARTIAL ARTISTS TO PERFORM, BLESS AND UNVEIL DRAGON BOATS FOR THE 2016 HONG KONG DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK. CELEBRATING THE YEAR OF THE MONKEY
NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver, Media, Invited Guests, Elected Officials, VIP's, Sponsors and Traditional Chinese Shaolin Martial Artists will look on as Shi Fu Jie Tong and Shi Fu Ming Yu from World Chan Buddhist Association perform the Traditional Awakening Blessing of the Dragon Boats, … [Continue reading...]
I hope you are well and enjoying the summer.
Please join me on Sunday, July 31st, as I embark on another creative adventure with the amazing Marjorie Eliot, as part of my exhibit “Boundless - The Women of the Mansion,” at the Morris-Jumel Mansion museum, the oldest house in Manhattan (Performance from 1-2:30pm, closing reception to follow.)
More news: Extended dates and traveling exhibition!
“Boundless - The Women of the Mansion,” Outdoor on view through July 31, indoor exhibit ion view through August 21st.
I am excited to announce that the outdoor exhibit will travel to four New York City gardens from the end of August through the end of October 2016, stay tuned for details.
Thank you for your continued support and see you at the mansion!
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The 12th Annual A Hamptons Happening marked the 40th Anniversary of the founding of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) by noted oncologist and cancer researcher Samuel Waxman, MD. The benefit, which took place on Saturday, July 9th, 2016 at the residence of Maria and Kenneth Fishel, featured 40 of the top chefs and restaurants in New York City and the Hamptons. The event was hosted by CBS 2 News anchor Chris Wragge and honored Sandra Lee, philanthropist, Emmy winning television personality, New York Times best-selling author and breast cancer survivor; Jayma Cardoso, Founder of the Surf Lodge in Montauk; and Deirdre Quinn, CEO of the luxury fashion company Lafayette 148 New York.
Notable attendees included: Dr. Samuel Waxman (SWCRF Founder & CEO), Marion N. Waxman (A … [Continue reading...]
The NYC 5K Schlep 2016: Raising awareness and funds for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Battery Park NYC, Sunday, June 5th--- On an overcast June morning, hundreds of people came out to support the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center’s Sixth Annual Cheryl Diamond NYC 5K SCHLEP Run/Walk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer. The picturesque scene at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park drew schleppers, runners, walkers and volunteers of all ages and abilities to participate in a 5K race and walk on the Battery Park promenade, opposite the Statue of Liberty. Participants travelled from all around the Tri-State area and from across the United States to support the cause, some from Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, and even as far as Israel.
The Cheryl Diamond NYC 5K SCHLEP raises awareness of breast and ovarian … [Continue reading...]
Division of Operations
NYC Department of Education
The New York City Department of Education
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer
N.Y.C. Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina
- and our very own Jim Luce!
Wed., May 25th, 6:30-9:30pm
Incognito Bistro, 30 W. 18th St., NYC
Super Happy Healthy Kids - spreading kindness to NYC elementary kids thru
Karate, Yoga, Meditation, Arts, Music, Healthy Food and Positive Thinking
$150 advance; $250 @ door - students $75
NOTE: Jim Luce Supporters in advance: only $100 (students $50)
(Code: Global Leadership)
Three-course dinner - evening of fun & entertainment + silent auction!
Join our movement to stamp out meanness and bullying!
RSVP before 5/20: http://www.superhappyhealthykids.com … [Continue reading...]
Sejong Soloists is named after the 15th century Korean Emperor, Sejong the Great, known for his contribution to the arts. Sunday, May 1, 2016 at the Lincoln Center Rose Building three Sejong Soloists - Suliman Tekalli (Violin) Jung Yeon Kim, (Viola) and James Jeonghwan Kim (Cello) gave amazing performances of Franz Schubert, Krzysztof Pendeecki, Johann Sebastian Bach and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Franz Schubert’s March Militaire played by Violinist Suliman Tekalli was beautiful. Mr. Tekalli’s career spans a wide range of activities from concerto soloist to chamber musician. He was top prize winner at the Seoul International Music Competition in Korea as well as first prize winner in the Blount National String Competitions. He began his studies in violin at the age of three in his … [Continue reading...]
Soho Contemporary Art,
Rick Rounick, Owner
Richard Benton, Affiliate
Soho Contemporary Art is Located in the heart of Manhattan's Lower East Side on the southeast corner of Bowery and Houston Street. Our 2,900 square foot gallery features the artwork of Alex Katz, Andy Warhol, Bambi, Burton Morris, Christopher Wool, Donald Sultan, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jim Dine, Keith Haring, Neil Leifer, Robert Longo, Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Takashi Murakami, Tom Wesselmann and many others. With over 30 years of experience we have provided the finest condition artwork at the best possible price points to collectors and galleries located around the world. Soho Contemporary Art is committed to maintaining the highest level of service to our clients. We cater to both the established, as … [Continue reading...]
Announcing the 2016 Lineup for the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival at the Prospect Park Bandshell
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings kick it all off, pop/R&B sensation Andra Day brings us home, and, in between, performances from Jon Batiste, Carla Morrison, Femi Kuti, Dr. Dog, Violent Femmes, Angélique Kidjo, Josh Ritter, and many, many more will surprise and delight.
Check out the full 2016 lineup on our NEW website and start planning your summer today!
See you #AtTheBandshell.
Spend your summer with us!
We are looking for friendly, professional, hardworking volunteers to join us at the Bandshell this summer at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival.
Sign up today! … [Continue reading...]
The Hellenic Education and Language Program (H.E.L.P) is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt community-based initiative of the Hellenic Diaspora of America and its main purpose is to sustain our Hellenic Heritage, Culture and Language --and for the preservation of our Hellenic Ideals, Identity and Knowledge for our youth and generations to come. Good News was proud to attend. www.hellenicedlucation.com Astoria, NY
The Orpheus Luxury Collection Team
ORPHEUS LUXURY COLLECTION
411 East 57th Street
New York, NY 10022
Toll Free: 800-598-1123
“Orpheus Luxury Collection”
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One-Year-Old with Rare Cancer Flies to NYC for Treatment Free
on 50,000th Corporate Angel Network Patient Flight. Good News speaks to Peter Fleiss – Corporate Angel Network’s Executive Director Emeritus
On the evening of April 14, 2016, one-year-old cancer patient Baron Yerby will fly home to Atlanta after a treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering. However, this flight will be quite different than the others he’s taken after treatment. Instead of flying on a crowded commercial plane with the potential for immune deficiency issues, he and his parents will fly in comfort, free of charge, on a corporate jet, belonging to NCR, a Fortune 500 Company headquartered in Atlanta. The flight was arranged by Corporate Angel Network, (www.corpangelnetwork.org … [Continue reading...]
Assemblyman David Weprin’s
60th Birthday Gala
Monday, May 2nd, 2016
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Park Avenue Tavern - The Barrel Room
99 Park Avenue (Between 39th & 40th Streets)
Chair: $4,400 Vice-Chair: $2,500 Host: $1,000
Chairs, Vice-Chairs, and Hosts will be listed on event materials.
Friend: $500 Other: $__________
Please RSVP to Darren Rigger at (212) 531-2858 or firstname.lastname@example.org
To contribute by check:
Please make checks payable to Friends of David Weprin
193 Malcolm X Blvd, Suite 1, New York, NY 10026
To contribute by credit card: Visit www.davidweprin.org
Dietary Laws Observed
Individuals and all non-corporate entities may contribute up to $4,400 for the Primary 2016 election and $4,400 for the General 2016 Election. Corporations may contribute up to … [Continue reading...]
THE PEACE CENTER’S 35TH ANNIVERSARY ON MAY 22
The Peace Center, located in Langhorne of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, has started its #SPEAKUPFORPEACE campaign to give people a space and a voice in creating the kind of community we all wish to live and work in. Kicking off its 35th anniversary celebration, the Peace Center is inviting people of all ages to participate in forming the largest human peace sign on Sunday, May 22 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Bucks County Community College, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA. People will assemble in a football-size field near the faculty parking lot, which is located next to Tyler State Park. A $1 donation is suggested.
Barbara Simmons, executive director of The Peace Center, said, “We want young people to both see and hear a message – one of … [Continue reading...]
Just a final reminder that we will be at Tibet House in NYC tonight - Friday April 29th - details below - would look forward to seeing you there - please feel free to forward on to any interested friends if you would like:
Tibet House page link: http://tibethouse.us/event/beyond-successt-for-the-soul/
Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beyond-success-wealth-management-for-the-soul-4292016-tickets-21310663769
Beyond Success is a consulting firm that combines spiritual values with business and finance. The company was co-founded by Jeff Gitterman, CEO of Gitterman Wealth Management, a financial advisory firm with over $1 billion dollars in assets under advisement, and Creative Director Andrew Appel.
“Wealth Management for the Soul” is a multi-media event that … [Continue reading...]