Sunday, August 30, 2015 Elul 15, 5775

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As colorful lights flashed from all directions, male and female models sauntered down a long white runway, while ultra-trendy songs from CDs by Justin Timberlake and Paris Hilton provided high-energy background noise. As model after model showed off new examples from the collections of upscale retailers, audience members got a sizable sneak peek at some new styles for the fall...
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Ryan Teitman
In the spring of 2005, Professor Ed Smith, director of the Vertical Lift Research Center at Penn State University, was looking for a team to work with his students in the annual competition held by the American Helicopter Society. The project was to design a high-performance, two-seat, trainer helicopter, and he wanted his students to get an experience akin to...
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Runner Peggy Mandell is in fantastic shape. Her legs are muscular, her body is tight, and she has enough cardio capacity to run for long stretches at a time. And when she lines up for the 13.1-mile Philadelphia Distance Run this Sunday, she'll also be twice the age of most of the other participants. The 55-year-old mother of two grown...
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Princeton University graduate Scott Greenman loves everything about the game of basketball, not just the high-flying highlights seen on ESPN, but all of the little, unglamorous aspects of the sport that have increasingly become a lost art. He has a deep appreciation for the mental chess match between coaches, the importance of moving effectively without the ball, and even relishes...
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Ryan Teitman
With the start of the 2006-07 academic year last week, Abrams Hebrew Academy in Yardley unveiled a multi-level security system, made possible by a Homeland Security Grant. The school applied for the grant in February of 2005, and received approval that August. This system is just one of several recent upgrades to the campus; Abrams unveiled its new Henrietta Milstein...
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