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TURNING TO TROUBLE
Board 6 Scrutinizes F.H. Traffic Changes
     Newly implemented traffic regulations around Forest Hills w
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WDHVN. BUDGET VISION
With Million To Spend, Civic Provides Some Improvement Ideas
     Woodhaven residents and elected officials gathered for a
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MTA Fare Hike Coming Next Year
Dec. Public Meetings To Consider Proposals
     The long-rumored MTA fare and toll hike
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Affordable Housing Deal For Cove Plan
Critics Say It’s Not Enough
     After developers struck a deal with the city
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Maspeth & Woodside Big Dig Starts
Border Sewer Project Aims To Stop Flood Woes
     Work is finally scheduled to begin today, Nov.
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‘BIG DECISION’ LOOMS IN F.H.
Civic Group Debates QueensWay Proposal
     The controversial QueensWay plan sparked a passionate debat
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Rent Hikes, Fights Leave Families Out
IBO Examines Homelessness Causes
     Forced out due to higher rents, domestic violence
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Bigger Tax Break For NY’s Veterans
Thousands More In Revised Exemption
     Veterans across New York State will soon get
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TRAFFIC NEWS and Updates
New York City Department Of Transportation
     No Street Cleaning Thanksgiving Day Alternate-side parking rules and meter regulations will be suspended on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27. Drive safely, and remember to enjoy all festivities responsibly. * * *
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TRANSIT NEWS and Updates
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
     Sunday Service For Thanksgiving Day New York City Transit subways and buses and MTA Bus Company lines will operate a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27. Riders are advised to plan their trips accordingly.
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It’s In Queens!
News From The Queens Tourism Council
     The momo is a Himalayan dumpling that is usually stuffed with chicken, beef or yak. It is also the focus of an intense food walk this week. Other exceptional options include Martha Redbone and her mix of poetry and Native American music, two comedy extravaganzas, various foreign films, and discussions on Queens and the Federal Reserve. Here’s the rundown.
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Queens & Brooklyn
Community CALENDAR
     TODAYUNITED FORTIES CIVICASSOC. will meet at 7 p.m. atSt Teresa’s Parish Center, 44thSt., off 50th Ave., Woodside.FARMERS OVAL CIVICASSOC. will meet at 7:30 p.m.at Ridgewood Baptist Church,64-13 Catalpa Ave.,Ridgewood.STATE SEN. JOSEPHADDABBO Mobile Care Clinicproviding free digitalmammograms and clinical
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Scary Story Contest
     The 2014 Times Newsweekly Scary Story Contest, cosponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Glendale, was another smashing success, with hundreds of entries received.
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How Two Boulevards Got Queens Moving
     In recent issues, we’ve touched on how our
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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Facts And Faces Tell The Story Of Disability
     November is Family Stories Month. Every family has stories—stories are a great way to carry on family legacies, pass lessons on to future generations, and share what is important to your family with the rest of the world. Your family stories may include ones about the birth of a child, serving in war, helping people in need, or the deaths of loved ones.
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Sunnyside Activist Laid To Rest In Queens Last Friday
Luke Adams Helped Promote Area
     Artist and long-time Sunnyside resident Luke Adams,
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