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    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Sweet Science

    Tickets are selling fast for the fourth annual New York State Boxing Hall of Fame induction dinner, sponsored by Ring 8, Sunday afternoon , April 26, at Russo's On The Bay in Howard Beach, New York. BRUCE SILVERGLADE: "I am extremely happy to be inducted into the NYSBHOF.


  2. Ambitious $200 million, 14-mile bus route unveiled in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | New York Daily News

    The city's most ambitious plan to speed bus travel to date - an approximately $200 million, 14-mile super route through the heart of Queens - was unveiled by the de Blasio administration Tuesday. The design features bus-only lanes, curbside fare payment and wireless technology that activates green lights for approaching buses between Woodside in the north all the way down to the Rockaways on the southern coast.


  3. Queens City Councilman Just Doesn't Get GraffitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Animal

    Eric Ulrich is a 30-year-old Republican city councilman representing District 32, which includes conservative parts of Queens like Ozone Park, Howard Beach and Breezy Point. A big part of his political career has been washing graffiti off the streets of his district.


  4. Protection against the next Sandy? Look to the musselRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | New York

    At the start of hurricane season in June, the Virginia-based Nature Conservancy will release a study showing how New York's natural defenses can be used with infrastructure improvements to help protect against the next Superstorm Sandy. Sea walls, sea gates and dredging can be expensive and cumbersome, leading policymakers to reach for more cost-effective - or flat-out more effective - solutions.


  5. Med students at Hofstra, Stony Brook, NYIT learn futures on "Match Day"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Newsday

    Hofstra medical students Alice S. Chau, left, and Shayna Sanguinetti celebrate as they learn they will both be spending the next couple of years of their medical training at North Shore LIJ medical institutions. Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa Hofstra medical students Alice S. Chau, left, and Shayna Sanguinetti celebrate as they learn they will both be spending the next couple of years of their medical training at North Shore LIJ medical institutions.


  6. 'Salesman' scholar never one to miss a productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | RecordNET

    It's an understandable - not un-typical - reaction. After all, Marino attended four New York-area productions of Arthur Miller's “Death of a Salesman” in 2014.


  7. Durst's wife is the 'mastermind' behind couple, sources sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | New York Post

    Robert Durst 's wife is "the mastermind'' behind the odd-ball couple - controlling his real-estate fortune and allegedly arranging for him to fly to Cuba amid a damning HBO documentary, sources told The Post. Cutthroat Manhattan Realtor Debra Charatan "knew things were going to blow up before he was arrested'' Saturday in New Orleans for the 2000 murder of pal Susan Berman , a source said.


  8. DA: Phony cab driver posed as Super Shuttle employee at JFK AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2011 |

    A fake taxi driver from Brentwood was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday after he allegedly purported to work for Super Shuttle and told passengers the Air Train to the Jamaica Long Island Rail Road station was broken, Queens prosecutors said. Barnabas Laurent, 47, is being held on $500 bail after being charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument, criminal impersonation, criminal trespass and unlawful solicitation of ground transportation.


  9. Howard Beach tire lifters caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Queens Crap

    From the Forum : Anticrime Unit cops in the 106th Precinct this week nabbed three men who allegedly stole all four rims and tires off a car in Howard Beach, according to police. The plainclothes officers allegedly caught Emanuel Rios, Jamie Agustin and Alex Elicer, all 25 years old, in the act around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday morning on 88th Street near 157th Avenue.


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    Saturday Mar 7 | City of New York

    Notification issued 3/6/15 at 3:46 PM. The New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, today announced that Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended Saturday, March 7th due to snow operations.


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    Saturday Mar 7 | City of New York

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  12. De Blasio Team Gradually Beefing Up Its Parking Reform ProposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Streetsblog

    New York is one step closer to overhauling a discredited policy that drives up the cost of housing and makes traffic congestion worse, but the scope of the reforms the de Blasio administration is pursuing remains limited. The city is proposing to eliminate parking requirements in a new transit zone - but only for subsidized units.


  13. The loophole to get a home in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Housing Wire

    It's tough getting a house in New York City. Inventory is tight and home prices are too high, but according to an article in Bloomberg, residents of the city are finding a very helpful loophole: adverse possession.


  14. Mighty Quinn: February 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Walker Hornung: "From Brooklyn's Gran Torino to Ozone Park's Clubhouse and on out to The Hampton's Oak Tree Inn and all points in between, every single person who knew Michael Collins today has a heavy heart for one of the world's truly good guys. So many good times.


  15. D.A. Kenneth Thompson discusses wrongful convictions at Criminal Bar meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    The Kings County Criminal Bar Association hosted Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson at its monthly meeting in Brooklyn Heights on Thursday. The district attorney brought members of his Conviction Review Unit to discuss wrongful convictions in Brooklyn.


  16. How to Hang Out in a House Until It's YoursRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Adverse possession is the centuries-old legal principal that says, basically, if a squatter occupies a piece of land long enough, he owns it. This week, a Howard Beach man named Peter Zephyrin has been telling local news outlets that he's using adverse possession to take ownership of a boarded-up apartment complex in Queens - and that he's charging tenants $250 a week to take up residence there.


  17. Queens woman caught with stolen watch in court: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Kiaralys Torres leaves Brooklyn Federal Court with a monitoring device around her right ankle Thursday after she allegedly wore a victim's stolen watch to the arraignment of her accomplices. A Queens woman was busted Thursday on federal robbery charges after she wore a wristwatch stolen from the victim to the arraignment of her accomplices.


  18. Armed-robbery suspect busted after wearing stolen watch to courtRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | New York Post

    A jewelry-obsessed Queens woman was busted for her role in an armed home-invasion robbery after she moronically wore a glimmering watch that was lifted during the heist - when she showed up at the Brooklyn federal court arraignment of her co-conspirators, court papers state. Kiaralys Torres and two pals had first gone to the home of a Queens store owner who specialized in perfume and jewelry in September and inquired about making large-scale purchases, papers state.


  19. Governor Cuomo Announces AirTrain JFK Reaches Record High Ridership in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 |

    February 10th, 2015 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that in 2014 AirTrain JFK hit its 10th consecutive annual ridership record , reaching approximately 6.5 million riders a nearly 250 percent increase since the airport's rail link to and from the MTA's Jamaica and Howard Beach stations made its first full-year debut in 2004. "AirTrain JFK has proven to be not only one of the most convenient and affordable ways of getting to and from the airport , but also one of the most popular," Governor Cuomo said.


  20. Best Actor: N.J. up-and-comer earns L.A. Web Fest nomination for work in online seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    MAPLEWOOD - An N.J. actor is one of the best the web has to offer, according to his recent nomination for an L.A. Web Fest award. The web series festival, happening in California this April, recently announced Ezie Cotler as an 'Outstanding Lead Actor in a Dramatic Series' nominee for his work on the online show, Crew .


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