Dana Ruby

Editor-in-Chief, The Ionian

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Mass Communications- Journalism
Iona College, New York

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New Iona art exhibit delivers photos with hidden surprises

Rick Palladino, the director of libraries at Iona and the curator for the exhibit, said that he worked together with the Gallery Director and Coordinator of Arts Programming Madalyn Barbero-Jordan to come up with the exhibit's theme.

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Gael Guides: A behind-the-scenes look at Iona's tour guide program

During an average day at Iona College, some 4,000 students can be found going to class, meeting up with friends or attending an extra-curricular activity. If you are walking through campus anytime between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., chances are you might see a student wearing a maroon polo or windbreaker being followed by a pack of parents and teenagers.

A Quick History of the Mamaroneck Public Library

Photo By Jeff Goldberg/Esto Mamaroneck Public Library has been a staple in the Westchester community since the most popular car in America was a Ford Model T. In 1922, Charles M. Baxter Jr. first proposed the idea of a library in Mamaroneck, later handing out subscription blanks with the slogan: "Mamaroneck is not a fit place to live in until it has a library."

This Local Organization Wants to Develop the Hudson Valley's Creative-Arts Industry

Members of the Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce AIM '18 Art Industry Media committee, including (from left) Chuck Newman, Ben Green (chair), Maxie Grobner, Peter McKinley, Deb Milone, Andrea Bloome, and Bruce Apar. Photo by sean fitzgerald/studio six agency Move over, NYC - the HV is muscling its way into the multimedia industry through a new division of the Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce.

GreenDrop Offers a New Way to Donate This Holiday Season

The holidays are the season of giving. Now, Westchesterites can better indulge the spirit, thanks to GreenDrop, which offers a new way to donate used goods to those in need. Having installed its first freestanding New York State location in White Plains in 2017 - GreenDrop cleverly transforms old gas stations and convenience stores into brand-new donation centers.

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano Appoints Jim Cavanaugh as Deputy Mayor

fotolia/peshkov ​Contrafect Corp. recently announced its appointment of Lisa Ricciardi as Chief Operating Officer. In addition to her new role, Ricciardi will continue to serve as a director of the Yonkers-based biotechnology company. Before working with Contrafect, she served as a Venture Partner at Essex Woodlands Health Ventures, Senior Vice President of Global Corporate and Business Development at Foundation Medicine and Senior Vice President of U.S.

Development of Mixed-Use Apartments Approved in White Plains

Production for the new White Plains Institute for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, a $60 million skilled nursing facility, started on September 7. The 110,000 square foot space will house 76 specialized rehabilitation beds, 42 long-term care beds and 42 beds for Alzheimer's care.

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Realism in 'The 15:17 to Paris' leads to mixed results

Clint Eastwood has never shied away from addressing dramatic, real-life events in his films. Eastwood directed 2014's "American Sniper" and 2016's "Sully," and now he's added another drama based off of true events to his résumé with the recent release of "The 15:17 to Paris." The movie was released in theaters Feb.

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Question and answer session with comedian Dave Coulier

During the run of the show, he also voice-acted for several cartoons, such as "The Real Ghostbusters" on ABC, which aired from 1987 to 1991. After "Full House" ended in 1995, Coulier has not only continued his career in voice-acting, most recently for the Cartoon Network show "Robot Chicken," but has reprised his role as Joey for the revival series "Fuller House," now filming its second season.

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