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Cambridge Suffragists' Contributions to Women's Equality Day

Ninety-six years ago today, the nineteenth amendment to the U.S. Constitution went into effect, granting women the right to vote

Cambridge Women's Suffrage Walk group at Florence Hope Luscomb's house - 37 Pleasant Street

August 26, 1920 -- more than 70 years after the official start of the women's suffrage movement, the nineteenth amendment to the U.S. Constitution went into effect, granting women the right to vote.  Long before that, in 1776, Abigail Adams wrote to her husband, John Adams, during the American Revolution, "“I long to hear that you have declared an independency.

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MIT Bhangra

Bhangra is a type of popular music combining Punjabi folk traditions with Western pop music. The MIT Bhangra team holds classes every summer and performs at the end. The students and teachers are full of energy and passionate with their dancing. They have done a great job performing!

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NeighborMedia Tonight with Jordy Brazo

CCTV's Youth Media Coordinator Talks Impact of Teen Videos

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Using Respiratory Therapy To Treat Lung Disease

Part Two of an Investigation on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Your doctor will plan your treatment and may recommend that you meet with a respiratory therapist. These therapists evaluate and treat and care for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD. One treatment they use is pursed-lip breathing. It is a simple breathing exercise. This is valuable as you can use it anytime or anywhere.

1. Relax your neck and shoulder muscles.

2. Breathe in slowly through your nose to a count of two keeping mouth closed.

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ONCE Somerville

A Chat with Owner, JJ Gonson

Cambridge native, JJ Gonson, has found Nirvana! Although an accurate statement, it may be a bit overstated.

In the nineties, during the height of the “grunge years,” Gonson lived on the West Coast where she produced, managed, and toured with rock bands. It was during this incarnation that she experienced (hung with) Seattle grunge heroes, Nirvana.

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NeighborMedia Tonight: Connecting Cambridge

Learn about the digital Cambridge Women's Heritage Walks you can take using your iPhone!

NeighborMedia reporter Siobhan Bredin talks with Emily Shield of the Cambridge Women's Commission about Women's Equality Day and educational mobile tours you can take to learn about Cambridge suffragists.

More information can be found at:

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The Fight For $15

The Fight For a Living Wage and Racial Parity

Fight For $15

 

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Garden to Glass Cocktails

An Interview with Meaghan Sinclair of Booze Époque

Meaghan Sinclair of Booze Epoque at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education

By Paul Sayed

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"Beyond Boston," new regional community news show, premieres across Boston area

Hosted by DigBoston editor and Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism (BINJ) co-founder Chris Faraone, BEYOND BOSTON is a monthly regional news magazine spotlighting reporting from Boston, MA area community access centers - including Brookline Interactive Group (BIG) in Brookline, MA, Cambridge Community Television (CCTV) in Cambridge, MA, Malden Access TV (MATV) in Malden, MA, and Somerville Community Access Televisio

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Pokemon Go to Cambridge Common, Harvard Square

Local "Trainers" Teach Pokemon-Catching Skills to Novice Players

Cambridge residents David Tulis and Jose Negon tackle Pokemon-catching strategies in Cambridge Common and Harvard Square.

CCTV member Jose Negron and citizen journalist David Tulis spend a beautiful summer day visiting the landmarks around Cambridge Common and Harvard Square playing the new viral game, Pokemon Go. Jose, who has been a Pokemon fan for years, explains the game to David and helps him capture Pokemon characters Squirtle and Pidgey. Along the way the two come across another player all the way from Orlando, FL and get some exercise while seeing the sites around Harvard Square.