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Record Haul Reported At Forest Park Recycling Day
Over 22 Tons Of Items Dropped Off
         In their biggest and busiest recycling event to date, State Sen. Joseph Addabbo and Assemblyman Mike Miller announced that 45,500 lbs. of waste was dropped off by many environmentally minded residents at Forest Park on Sept. 28.
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'Men In Blue' Coming To Make Forest Hills Cleaner
Lawmaker Gets More Sanitation $$$
         City Council Member Karen Koslowitz and The Doe Fund jointly announced the renewal of supplemental sanitation services in the legisllator’s district for the current fiscal year.
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Funding Flushing Groups To Aid Domestic Violence Victims
Nonprofits Provide Community Outreach
     With October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Rep. Grace Meng announced that she has helped secure federal grants for two leading organizations that provide assistance to victims of domestic violence in Queens.  
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Shelter Dominates Glendale Forum
     Candidates’ night at the Glendale Property Owners Ass
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Petitioners Want DOE To Build P.S. Complex
Crowley Delivers Appeal To Fariña
     Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña received this week a petition signed by thousands calling for a new school complex on the site where the city plans to build a homeless shelter in Glendale.
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Stringer Questions Library’s Spending
Wants Trustees To Address Lavish Expenses
     From extravagant dinners to concert tickets and sports
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Board 2 Approves New LIC Development
     During its meeting at Sunnyside Community Services on
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Crossing Concerns Near M.V. Campus
School President Seeks Assistance
     Pedestrian safety near a Middle Village school along
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Commander’s Positive Update In Sunnyside
     The 108th Precinct’s commanding officer reported a st
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Early-Morning Fines Rile Up Woodhaven
Civic Group Blasts Sanitation Dept. For ‘Unfair’ Tix
     Members of the Woodhaven Residents Block Association (
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One Of Three Election Day Ballot Questions
     When they head to the polls on Election
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DiNapoli: Station Repairs Too Slow
     Just 51 of the city’s 468 subway stations
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TRANSIT NEWS and Updates
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
     The information in this column is current as of Wednesday, Oct. 8. Last minute changes to service and operating schedules may be made at any time after publication. Check www.mta.info for schedule changes. No J & M Trains To Man. This Weekend
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Board 9 Seek Dist. Mgr. Applicants
Open Process To Replace Retired Official
     With the retirement of its long-time district
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TRAFFIC NEWS and Updates
New York City Department Of Transportation
     No Street Cleaning On Various Holidays
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It’s In Queens!
News From The Queens Tourism Council
     There are a few pumpkin/harvest events, but the upcoming week is marked by its diversity of entertainment. Consider big names such as Martha Graham, Eddie Money and the World’s Fair along with lectures, classical music, slave narrative-influenced art, beekeeping, a book fair, a bridal show and a bicycle tour. Here’s the rundown.
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Queens & Brooklyn
Community CALENDAR
     TODAY110th PRECINCT COMMUNITYCOUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. atFlanders Field VFW Post 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona.104TH PRECINCT CIVILIANOBSERVATION PATROL(104COP) will meet at 8 p.m. at St.Pancras Parish Hall, Myrtle Ave.and 68th St., Glendale.MOBILE OFFICE for State Sen.
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F.H. Forum On Mil. Academies
High Schoolers Invited To Learn About The Process
     Rep. Grace Meng announced that she will hold
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Social Security Terms For Dictionary Day
     Lexicographers, celebrate! October 14 is Dictionary Day. The day was established to recognize the achievements and contributions of Noah Webster. What better time than the present to invite you to learn some new Social Security terms?
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