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Local News July 30, 2015  RSS feed
Buildings Department nixes Glendale homeless shelter floor plans
     Those fighting against the proposed homeless shelter at 78-16 Cooper Ave. in Glendale received a bit of good news last week, when the city’s Department of Buildings (DOB) revoked the floor plans for the shelter after a full audit of the plans.
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Local theater group brings magic of Seuss to stage
      All things Dr. Seuss will be celebrated in the JC Players’ production of “Seussical: The Musical” this August in Glendale and Middle Village.
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LaGuardia Airport to get $4 billion, ’21ST-CENTURY’ OVERHAUL
     After Vice President Joe Biden compared it to a “third-world country,” LaGuardia Airport is getting a muchneeded makeover bringing it to the 21st century and allowing New York City to start to once again lead in infrastructure.
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Maspeth, Middle Village set to co-name two streets for community leaders
     The City Council unanimously passed a bill on July 23 that includes the proposed co-naming of two Queens streets, one in Maspeth and the other in Middle Village. Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley proposed the bill to honor Frank Kowalinski and Bishop Joseph Sullivan.
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Preview of new QNS.com website at Queens Museum party
     Businesspeople, elected officials and other movers and shakers from across Queens came to the Queens Museum on July 22 to get a glimpse of QNS.com, the future Internet home of The Queens Courier, Ridgewood Times, LIC Magazine and BORO magazine.
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Enjoy a ‘Night Out’ with Queens’ Finest at fun events this August
     Queens residents can enjoy fun activities while also supporting their local police during National Night Out Against Crime events scheduled to take place across the borough on Tuesday, Aug. 4.
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Boy Scout organizes cleanup event for Glendale Little League fields
     The Ridgewood-Glendale-Middle Village-Maspeth (RGMVM) Little League fields located at 78-11 Woodhaven Blvd. in Glendale got a much-needed cleanup over the weekend thanks to one Boy Scout’s efforts.
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Road conditions at dangerous railroad crossing concern Maspeth business owners
     Road conditions at the railroad crossing located on Maspeth Avenue and Rust Street, where a crash between a locomotive and tractor-trailer occurred earlier this month, were a main concern voiced during the Maspeth Industrial Business Association (MIBA) meeting on July 23.
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SCOTT BARON'S STAR OF QUEENS
     Background: David Sands grew up in Glendale, Queens, where he has happily resided all of his life. He graduated from McClancy High School and received his associate’s degree at Queensboro. Sands is married to his wife Sandy, and has three children, Samantha, Olivia and Joshua.
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Old Timer
Terrorism at the World’s Fair
     When a police officer is tragically killed in the line of duty, the law enforcement community vows never to forget the sacrifices that the fallen had made.
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