Harlem – News August 18, 2011
Citymeals-on-Wheels & HCCI Respond to Harlem Emergency (NY Non-Profit Press)
NYC News in Brief, Aug 18 (The Epoch Times)
Theater Review | ‘Henry V’: A Kingdom for a Stage, Princes to Act …and Maybe a Better Hall? (The New York Times)
Winston Majette, the executive director of Harlem Week, recently joined NY1 parenting correspondent Shelley Goldberg to discuss this year’s upcoming event.
Harlem Week Activities For The Whole Family
Thu, 18 Aug 2011 15:35:15 GMT
August 15, 2011 11:42am | By Amy Zimmer, DNAinfo News Editor
MANHATTAN — As dusk arrives and temperatures start to fall, out come Central Park’s hordes of insects. Right behind them are the winged predators that keep them in check — bats.
The Urban Park Rangers will shine a spotlight on these flying mammals — less a threat to New Yorkers than the city’s pesky bugs — when they lead an hour and half bat tour on Aug. 20, starting at 7:30 p.m. at Belvedere Castle, a favorite spot for the little creatures.
Because they are so fast and tiny, many park-goers don’t even notice bats, said Richard Simon, deputy director of the Urban Park Rangers.
“There are probably hundreds of them in the park. We’ve never done a count,” Simon said. “They’re very hard to see because they’re so quick. And they’re so small. The little brown bats are two inches. They have a four-inch wing span.”
New York State has nine bat species — none of which live up to the blood-sucking stereotype.
The six cave dwelling varieties are not common in the city, but the others crawl up the bark of trees and on the eaves of buildings,
African-American – News August 18, 2011
College-Bound Students Not Prepared in Basic Subjects (WLTI-FM Syracuse)
Dangerous Dialysis for African Americans (WIAT-TV Birmingham)