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Look Back to 1950 New York Through a Time Capsule

by Blaine Kaniewski

Blaine Kaniewski, WFUV

The New York Transit Museum dug up a 64-year-old piece of history rom a building in downtown Brooklyn. The building used to be the home of the New York Transit Authority. But the city is letting NYU turn it into a research center. So, the time capsule from 1950 came up. When workers opened it, they found just three objects; a nickel, a newspaper, and a glass jar they think was filled with disintegrated microfilm. And after being underground for 64 years, water damage was inevitable.

Largest Long Island School District Expands Anti-Bullying Program

by Gabrielle McGovern

Flickr / spDuchamp

Brentwood School District in Suffolk County announced today its launching its program against cyber bullying to all 18,000 of its students.

The students will receive training in the classroom on the dangers of bullying. This includes videos, speakers, and role-playing exercises to cut back on bullying in person and online. Last year the program only reached 5 out of 17 of its schools. 

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