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1 hr ago | MyFoxNY

1990 arson-murder rap tossed, Queens man is set free

A former New York businessman whose arson-murder conviction was overturned in the death of his daughter was freed from prison Friday after 24 years behind bars, following a judge's ruling that the case against him had been based on now-debunked arson science.

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3 hrs ago | DNAinfo.com

City Parks Dept. Truck Hits, Injures Woman Biking With Her Puppy in Queens

A woman and her 5-month-old Pomeranian were hospitalized Thursday after they were struck by a Parks Department sanitation truck in Corona, officials said.

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5 hrs ago | City Limits

Dig Deep Into Superfund New York

Beauty and toxins, industry and wildlife mix in Newtown Creek, along the Gowanus Canal and near to old Wolff-Alport Chemical Company on the Brooklyn-Queens border.

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9 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

6,000 New Boro Taxis Coming to NYC Streets

The city's green taxi fleet is set to double in size. The Taxi and Limousine Commission is selling up to 6,000 licenses for the so-called Boro Taxis, serving Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Manhattan above 96th street.

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13 hrs ago | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

Mount Vernon's Wartburg Of Westchester Opens Home Health Office In Queens

Wartburg, an award-winning senior service provider in Westchester and the Bronx recently has opened a Wartburg Care at Home center in Queens.

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17 hrs ago | New York Daily News

St. Sebastian School

St. Sebastian School, a Catholic School of Excellence founded in 1926, serves the parishes of BVM Help of Christians , Queen of Angels and St. Sebastian.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

DNAinfo.com

City to Unveil New Safety Measures at Boat Launches In Wake Of Boys' Deaths

The city will announce new safety measures at its boat launches on Friday, Aug. 22 in the wake of the deaths of two 13-year-old cousins who drowned in the Bronx River by Starlight Park in June.

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CBS Local

Car Fire Erupts On Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge

CBS New York Traffic reported the car was on fire on the upper level of the bridge on the Queens-bound side.

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WNYC-AM New York

Ticketing For Dangerous Driving Up in (Almost) Every NYC Neighborhood

Almost every precinct in the city is writing more tickets for the most dangerous moving violations, according to a WNYC analysis of data from the New York Police Department.

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All About Jazz

Take Five With Rhenda Fearrington

Meet Rhenda Fearrington: Rhenda Fearrington is considered New York Soul in the Heart of Philly Jazz, which produces a warm and soulful presentation when singing from the Great American Songbook.

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Newsday

Belvedere Castle in Central Park was erected in

Manhattan isn't just a city of skyscrapers, brownstones and industrial complexes.

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Newsday

A way to bring transparency to Rikers

New York City has reportedly agreed to pay $2.75 million to the family of Ronald Spear, who died while at Rikers Island.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Greenpoint Gazette

First Set of "Brooklyn Made," Products Announced

On Tuesday morning, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce announced its first round of "Brooklyn Made," products - a range of items awarded varying degrees of certification - Gold, Silver, and Bronze - based on the percentage of production, the amount of product development, and the amount of product assembly that took place in the borough, as ... (more)

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New York Daily News

Queens hoteliers claim prominent pastor tried to extort them

Reps from the new Howard Johnson hotel in Long Island City claim that Bishop Taylor threatened them and tried to shake them down for money.

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DNAinfo.com

Sunnyside Is Named Queens' First 'Bike Friendly' Business District

Advocacy group Transportation Alternatives is dubbing the neighborhood its newest "Bike Friendly Business District," the first in Queens to get the designation, which recognizes areas with a proliferation of business owners who encourage cycling as a way to get around, and especially to shop.

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NY1

Adventure Course Tests Problem-Solving Skills in Queens

If you're looking for an outdoor activity with a little adventure, you can go to Queens for a workout that's far more than just a walk in the park.

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NY1

Ahead of U.S. Open, Queens Qualifies as The Place to Be

The U.S. Open starts on Monday, but the qualifying rounds this week also draw tennis fans from all around the world to Queens.

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Refinery 29

Drake Floats Above NYC, Breaks Hearts With Dating Rumors

Tuesday night, Drake joined Lil Wayne on stage at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, NY.

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Wall Street Journal

The Woman in White

To complement the James Lee Byars retrospective now on display at the Museum of Modern Art's PS1 outpost in Long Island City, Queens, MoMA is presenting five of the American-born artist's performance works at its main New York venue.

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Newsday

Queens man fatally shot in parked car, suspect arrested, police say

Police say a 55-year-old man was shot in the chest as he sat in a parked car in Jamaica, Queens.

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