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Feature Stories April 12, 2012  RSS feed
Triangle Fire Anniversary Made Impact On Teacher
Educator Recounts Woodside Schools’s Experience
     As a sixth grade social studies teacher here in Queens, the Triangle Factory Fire is a tragic, yet fascinating part of American History that has become a teaching tool for me, and a source of learning for my students, in many respects.  
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Civic -Minded Women Feted At Ceremony
Koslowitz Praises Their Contributions
     In recognition of Women’s History Month, City Council Member Karen Koslowitz recently held her first annual Women History Month Award ceremony honoring six women in the community recognized for their accomplishments in community service, sports, and philanthropy.  
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Son Of Late World War II Vet Receives His Father’sMedals
Honors Service In The Pacific Theatre
     Rep. Bob Turner posthumously honored World War II veteran Joseph Carl Sr. by presenting his son, Howard Beach resident Joseph Carl Jr., with a series of medals and commendations. 
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Pulitzer Winner At LaGuardia College
Payne To Focus On Press & Democracy
     Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Les Payne will give a lecture on the role that serious reporting plays in a healthy democracy at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City on Wednesday, Apr. 25.  
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Ivy League Lecture On Bioethics At LaGuardia
     LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City will host a lecture on Monday, Apr. 23 on the biology and bioethical issues surrounding the case of a poor Southern tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge—were used to become one of the most important tools in medicine. 
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First ‘Innovative’ Senior Center Open In Flushing
Offers Enhanced Programs For The Elderly
     Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Department for the Aging Commissioner Lilliam Barrios-Paoli announced that the city’s first eight Innovative Senior Centers are now open for the city’s senior population.  
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Flying Car Gets Closer To Reality
Unveiling Planned At NY Auto Show
     (AP) Flying cars aren’t just science fiction anymore.  
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