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  1. Bonnano gangster gets 21-month sentence over loanshark debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New York Daily News

    A Bonnano gangster who turned down an offer to serve as the crime family's consigliere was sentenced Wednesday to 21 months in prison for collecting a loanshark debt. Jack Bonventre, 46, claimed he had walked away from the mob years ago, and his lawyer put up a long-winded argument about how growing up in Howard Beach, Queens, could be a lure for young men to want to become gangsters.


  2. Streets With 2 Names Cause 'Chronic' 911 Problems, Official SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    When Forest Hills resident James Freeley called 911 earlier this month because he suspected someone had broken into his car, the operator couldn't find his address. Five minutes later, the dispatcher finally found Freeley's home on Puritan Avenue.


  3. Mets' home opener at Citi FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Newsday

    New York Mets Chief Operating Officer Jeff Wilpon, left, talks with Philadelphia Phillies' Jeff Francoeur, a former Met, before a baseball game in New York, Monday, April 13, 2015. Philadelphia Phillies'Jeff Francoeur, left, embraces former teammate New York Mets' David Wright before a baseball game in New York, Monday, April 13, 2015.


  4. EXCLUSIVE: Alleged mob promotion offer not relevant: lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | New York Daily News

    Jack Bonventre is facing 21 to 27 months in prison when he's sentenced this month for collecting a loanshark debt. Getting promoted to the powerful position of consigliere in a Mafia crime family apparently isn't what it was once cracked up to be.


  5. Physician Account Executive - Medical SalesRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 4 |

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  6. April 3: charter schools, NYPD manners and immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | New York Daily News

    Manhattan: Juan Gonzalez' column on Success Academy's expulsion of a student - his 25th critical column on Success, by our count - is rife with errors and omissions. First, the hearing was not an "ambush."


  7. Gotti's daughter says her father is innocentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | New York Daily News

    Victoria Gotti Agnello lashed out at the prosecutors who put her father away yesterday and praised her dad as "the last of the Mohicans." Victoria, who has long kept her silence, unloaded her anger to reporters gathered outside her parents' Howard Beach home after visiting her mother yesterday afternoon.


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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.


  9. 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.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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.


  13. '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.


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

    Mar 17, 2015 | 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.


  15. 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.


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

    Mar 15, 2015 | 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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    Mar 7, 2015 | 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.


  18. Notify NYCRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2015 | City of New York

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  19. 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.


  20. 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.


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