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SCHOOL OVER SHELTER
CEC 24 Wants Glendale Site For Students
     Community Education Council District 24 (CEC 24)
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Four-Day Fest On Fresh Pond Starts
Ridgewood Artery Closed Nightly
     The four-night Fresh Pond Road Street Festival
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Budget Talk At Board 5 Meet Wed.
     The next city budget will highlight a public hearing that Community Board 5 will hold at its next meeting this Wednesday night, Sept. 10, in Middle Village.
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RAIL REVIVAL TO MOVE QNS.
Proponents Putting Pedal To The Metal
     Proponents of restoring rail service to the long-
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HEROIN SPIKE ACROSS BORO
Deadly Overdoses Doubled Since 2012
     Accidental deaths from heroin and opioid continue to
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MAKE MYRTLE A GREEN STRIP
Enhanced Beautification Svces. Coming
     The Myrtle Avenue Business Improvement District (BID)
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News From The 112th Precinct COMMUNITY COUNCIL
School’s Back In Session: Stay Safe On The Streets!
     This week is the first week of school
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LOCAL SCHOOLS WORK IN TEAMS
DOE Program Aims To Improve Learning
     Eighteen schools in Queens have been selected by
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More Ways To Help Disabled Work
State Launches Online Tools To Find Employment
     Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo last week announced the
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Schools Score High On System Surveys
Better Engagement & Development
     Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced the results of
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Schools Gets Water Conservation 101
Upgrades to Help Reduce Usage
     Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner E
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TRAFFIC NEWS and Updates
New York City Department Of Transportation
     Because of ongoing construction work at several locations throughout Queens and Brooklyn, the city DOT has announced numerous street closures in local neighborhoods for the upcoming week.
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TRANSIT NEWS and Updates
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
     The information in this column is current as of Wednesday, Sept. 3. Last minute changes to service and operating schedules may be made at any time after publication. Check www.mta.info for schedule changes. J & M Trains Skip Williamsburg Stops
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It’s In Queens!
News From The Queens Tourism Council
     Admittedly, there is one upcoming event with the term “back-to-school” in its title. However, the impending week is chock full of summertime fun. Beach movies, outdoor music festivals, public art projects, walking tours, and even a honey celebration are planned. Here’s the rundown.
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Queens & Brooklyn
Community CALENDAR
     TODAYRIDGEWOOD PROPERTYOWNERS AND CIVICASSOC. will hold itsHomeowners’ Forum at 7 p.m.at I.S. 93 auditorium, ForestAve., between Woodbine andMadison sts., Ridgewood.Various city agencies to berepresented.GLENDALE PROPERTYOWNERS will meet at 7:30p.m. at St. Pancras Parish
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Dance The Night Away For Free
IInn HHuunnteerrss PPooiinnt TThhiiss FFrrii..
     On Friday, Sept. 12, at Hunters Point South
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Dance The Night Away For Free
IInn HHuunnteerrss PPooiinnt TThhiiss FFrrii..
     On Friday, Sept. 12, at Hunters Point South
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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Committing Fraud Is Both Stupid And Illegal
     If you’ve ever watched funny videos showing thieves undoing themselves, or read weird news stories about criminals who do stupid things, you have an idea of how we feel at Social Security when we learn about some of the people who try (and fail) to defraud taxpayers.
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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Committing Fraud Is Both Stupid And Illegal
     If you’ve ever watched funny videos showing thieves undoing themselves, or read weird news stories about criminals who do stupid things, you have an idea of how we feel at Social Security when we learn about some of the people who try (and fail) to defraud taxpayers.
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