Daily Archives: August 8, 2012

St. Joseph High School Reunion 2012 – Aug 25th to Sept 1st, 2012 – Brooklyn, NY

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St. Joseph High School Reunion 2012 – August 25th to September 1st, 2012 – Brooklyn, New York

 “Celebrating a Culture of Pride & Excellence in Education and Service”

Hundreds of alumni, former staff members and friends of St. Joseph High School are getting ready to celebrate the school’s 5th triennial international reunion, which will take place in Brooklyn, New York of the USA, from August 25th to September 1st, 2012.

On Saturday, August 25th, REUNION 2012 will kick off with a Family Fun & Sports Day at Brooklyn’s Canarsie Park on Seaview Avenue & East 89th Street, from 12 noon. Sack, lime & spoon and three-legged races along with circle tennis (“rounders”) and tug-o-war will be some of the inter-house activities on the day’s programme.         Continue reading

St. Joseph, St. Rose’s; St. Stanislaus – Labor Day Jam Sept. 1 – Brooklyn. NYC

Deferred action program could legalize 1.8 million young immigrants

Deferred action program could legalize 1.8 million young immigrants

Obama announces his deferred action plan on June 15. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

August 7, 2012 – Yahoo News

As many as 1.76 million young illegal immigrants could qualify forunder President Obama’s deferred action program, says a new report from the Migration Policy Institute. That’s more than double the Obama administration’s initial estimate of 800,000 people who would benefit from the program.

The new number reflects the Obama administration’s updated guidelines released last Friday depicting who qualifies for the temporary legal status. Initially, only young illegal immigrants under 30 who entered the country as children, graduated from high school and had no criminal record would make the cut.   Continue reading

Bolt and Blake give Jamaica a ‘birthday present’

Bolt and Blake give Jamaica a ‘birthday present’

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Monday, August 6, 2012 – World’s fastest man Usain Bolt promised his fellow Jamaicans a special ‘birthday present’ as his nation readied to celebrate their 50th anniversary of independence today and he did not disappoint.

The 25-year-old sprinting superstar blazed down the 100 metre track at the 2012 London Olympics yesterday (August 5) to take home the gold medal in 9.63 seconds, successfully defending his 2008 Olympic title and setting a new Olympic record.

Coming up a fast second was his biggest rival and training partner Yohan Blake, who equalled his personal best of 9.75 seconds to take home a silver medal.  Continue reading

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