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2015: AS Staten Island

Entire Google Photos Album Word of the Day: Borough  Old English: burg = town, walled fortress Intro Lesson  The final ride of the season began with a lesson about boroughs from our co-leader Katie. Cyclopedians learned that borough means walled fortress,

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2015: AS High Bridge Ride

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2015 AS Inwood Hill Park

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2015: AS Newtown Creek

Entire Google Photos Album Word of the Day: Pollution (n.) – the presence in or introduction into the environment of a substance or thing that has harmful or poisonous effects. Latin: from polluere: to soil, defile, contaminate Intro Lesson: We

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2015: AS Bronx River Ride

Entire Google Photos Album Bronx River Ride All-Stars Word of the Day: a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common. Root – “communis” meaning common, public, general, shared by all or many

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2015 AS: Roosevelt Island

Entire Google Photos Album Word of the Day: Marginalize (verb): to confine to a lower or outer limit or edge, as of social standing Intro Lesson: Roosevelt Island, Randall and Ward Islands, Rikers Island, North Brother Island…you may have heard

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2015 AS: East River Ride

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