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Jamaica Estates »

Jamaica High School Closes After More Than 100 Years

The last class graduated from the school earlier this week.

Upper West Side »

Frank McCourt H.S. Sending 97 Percent of First Graduating Class to College

Seniors at the four-year-old UWS school will be attending UPenn and Howard University. 

Rockaway Beach »

Single Mom Battled Cancer and a Hurricane to Earn Her College Degree

Ellen Sautner, 54, graduates Monday with her bachelor's degree after nearly a decade.

Morningside Heights »

Soldier Returning From Afghanistan Surprises Daughter at Graduation

Capt. Keith Robinson flew halfway around the world to see his daughter graduate from Columbia.  

Briarwood »

Businesses Raise $7K for P.S. 117 Graduation After PTA Funds Are Lost

The missing funds at the school are the subject of a DOE investigation.

Midtown »

Bloomberg and Kelly Look to the Past as they Welcome New Police Officers

Over 1,500 people graduated from the police academy during a ceremony at Madison Square Garden Friday.

Upper East Side »

Teen Cancer Survivors Celebrate High School Graduation at Sloan-Kettering

Dennis Walcott congratulated kids graduating from Memorial Sloan-Kettering's Schools program. 

East Village »

Mayor Recalls Life as a Skivvies-Clad New Grad in Cooper Union Speech

Mayor Michael Bloomberg gave the commencement speech to Cooper Union's graduating students. 

Upper East Side »

After Nearly Four Decades, Breast Cancer Survivor Graduates From College

Carol Berman will receive a psychology degree from Marymount Manhattan College with honors.

New York City »

Witness Who Helped Feds Bust Malcolm Smith Rents Private Island

Moses Stern spent two weeks vacationing with his family on a private $10,000-a-week Florida hideaway.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Youth Court Holds Graduation, Swearing-In Ceremonies

Members of the court, ages 14 to 18, hear cases involving fellow teenagers accused of minor offenses.

Union Square »

School for Children with Autism Graduates 21 Preschoolers

All 21 students will move on to attend kindergarten at public and private schools throughout New York.

Bushwick »

14-Y-O Shooting Victim in 'Grave Condition,' Possible Street 'Crew' Member

Akeal Christopher was shot in the head while walking from a graduation party Wednesday night, police say.

Lower East Side »

Graduation Ceremonies Mark Students' Success Across the City

Students celebrated the end of another academic year with graduation parties across the city.

New York City »

Graduation Rate Increases But Students Still Not College Ready, Data Show

More than 65 percent of city students who entered ninth grade in 2007 graduated by August 2011.

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