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Wednesday August 23rd 2017

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Elite runners from Ethiopia triumph at Newport 10K in Jersey City

Elite runners from Ethiopia triumph at Newport 10K in Jersey City

Niduse, 39, and Buzunesh Deba, 22, both of the Bronx were the respective fastest male and female finishers at yesterday's Seventh Annual Newport 10K Road Race. The LeFrak Organization, developers of Jersey City's Newport Community, have announced the first place finishers of the Seventh Annual Newport 10,000 Road Race, sponsored by Riker [...]

Man sentenced to prison for killing Seattle restaurant owner in 2008

Man sentenced to prison for killing Seattle restaurant owner in 2008

A 25-year-old Seattle man who was convicted of killing a Central Area sandwich-shop owner in 2008 was sentenced Friday to just over 123 years in prison. King County Superior Court Judge Laura Inveen said the lengthy sentence would ensure Rey Davis-Bell would never again have access to a gun. "This has been a great loss for us," said a [...]

Teza ends it run at Lincoln Plaza Cinema

Teza ends it run at Lincoln Plaza Cinema

The critically acclaimed latest film by Haile Gerima, Teza, will end its run at Lincoln Plaza Cinema on Thursday, April 15, 2010. Tickets for today’s shows are available online. Teza’s screening in New York City will continue later this month.  Check TsehaiNY.com regularly to find out where the next screening will take place.

Ethiopian community leader pleads guilty to taxi bribery scheme

Ethiopian community leader pleads guilty to taxi bribery scheme

An Ethiopian community leader has pleaded guilty to his role in orchestrating a massive taxi industry bribery scheme, fingering D.C. Councilman Jim Graham's former chief of staff as one of his co-conspirators. Over the past three years, Abdul Kamus gave more than $30,000 in cash, trips and free taxi rides to Graham's former Chief of Staff Ted [...]

A Gem of a Cause: Building Ethiopia’s First Free-Standing Children’s Hospital

A Gem of a Cause: Building Ethiopia’s First Free-Standing Children’s Hospital

“If we set an example for what can be, then others will follow.” -Dr. Ebba Ebba, Pediatrician, Founder, Gemini Healthcare Group Children in Ethiopia face harsh realities. According to The World Health Organization (WHO), each year out of 2.8 million births, 118,000 newborns will die.  A staggering 500,000 Ethiopian children [...]

Beaata LeMariam Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church’s Warm Celebration

Beaata LeMariam Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church’s Warm Celebration

The aroma of Ethiopian coffee and eTan (incense) filled the air and evoked the feeling that one was right at home.  Adding to this at home feeling was the warm presence of members from Beaata LeMariam and event goers. On Saturday, September 20th, members of Beaata LeMariam Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church held an ‘Ethiopian New Year’ [...]

Friendship Without Borders

Friendship Without Borders

America.  Everywhere - flags, Starbuck's, sandwiches, coca-cola, "How are you?.. Can I help you?.. I appreciate it...Have a good day!"  (whatever to sell you anything).  Everybody everywhere is talking about money, finding a second, third, fourth job... – crazy!  What could I expect to discover in the heart of the system, in the neighborhood [...]

Plenty of Good Times at Amanuel’s Annual Summer Picnic

While most of the world was glued to the Olympics, on Sunday, August 17, members of Amanuel Church, along with others, took a break to attend the 2nd Annual Amanuel Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Summer Picnic.  Organized by the Board members of Amanuel Church, the picnic was held at Mayapple Hill Picnic Park in West Orange, New [...]

Affordable Getaways for Summer

Affordable Getaways for Summer

If you are looking for a getaway but you don’t have much time to plan, then you came to the right place!  Whether you will be traveling with family or you have a romantic vacation in mind, there are plenty of places to go and fun things to do that won’t put a dent in your wallet. 10 Affordable Summer Getaways Caribbean Pick [...]

Medhanealem Church: Preserving the Ethiopian Culture-One Youth at a Time!

Medhanealem Church: Preserving the Ethiopian Culture-One Youth at a Time!

Earlier this month, Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church of Our Savior (Medhanealem), located at 490 Riverside Drive in New York City celebrated its annual Ethiopian Cultural Day.  Close to five hundred individuals was on-hand to observe this high-spirited cultural show headlined by the Children of Medhanealem.  Medhanealem has been [...]

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