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  • sports Feb 14

    New York Museum Honors City’s Rich Basketball History

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar smiled as he rattled off the names of his former high school teammates and opponents. The Hall of Fame center was intently watching video of one of his New York high school championships when he starred for Power Memorial Academy 55 years ago. He was known as Lew Alcindor back then, when he dominated the city before heading…

  • history Jan 20

    New York State Plans Renovation for Susan B. Anthony’s Childhood Home

    New York state is planning to do restoration work on the early childhood home of Susan B. Anthony. The house that Anthony’s father built in 1833 in the Washington County hamlet of Battenville is water-damaged and in rough shape. The state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation bought the foreclosed property in 2006 but has done little to preserve…

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