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Tuesday, October 11, 2005

The Real New York Yankees

From The New York (N.Y.) Sun:

A New England Institution
Knickerbocker


By GARY SHAPIRO
October 11, 2005

In its early years, the New England Society in the city of New York provided firewood to New Englanders living in New York City who were in need of assistance during the winter months. "Of course, we don't do that anymore," a member of the board of directors, Scott Glascock, told the Knickerbocker. The society does, however, provide substantial scholarships to New York City students attending New England colleges and universities. To qualify for admittance, members must be born or attended school in New England, have New England ancestry, or lived in New England for an appreciable amount of time.

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