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Don’t Forget To Vote This Tues.
Pick Your Next President, State Reps.
     Voters across the city, state and country will
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Photo Submissions And Requests
     Photographs submitted to the Times Newsweekly/Ridgewood Times should be in electronic high resolution (300dpi) JPEG (.jpg) or TIFF (.tif) formats. 
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Transit System On The Mend
Limited Trains Back; Traffic Heavy To City
     Piece by piece, New York City’s transportation system 
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News From The Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association
Sandy’s Aftermath In Woodhaven
     Woodhaven, though it took a beating from Hurricane
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CB 5 Committees Learn More On Project
     Crews have begun making improvements at one of
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CEC 24, Local Lawmakers Push For Changes
     Transportation issues took the forefront of the District
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Mercury Cleanup In R’Wood
EPA To Outline Work At Fmr. Factory
     Ridgewood residents are invited to provide input at< 
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Keeping Ridgewood Prepared
FDNY Rep Details Safety Measures
     Fire safety lessons were learned at the Thursday.
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Changes Coming To NYPD Precinct Councils?
New Rules May Leave Out Comm. Board Members
     A major change in the makeup of precinct
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The Times Newsweekly & The Ridgewood Times
Hey Folks!
     HURRICANE FACTS  November 2, 2012  In the wake of super storm Sandy   Hurricanes are giant, spiraling tropical storms. These tropical storms are known as cyclones in the northern Indian Ocean and as typhoons in the western Pacific Ocean. 
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Queens & Brooklyn
Community CALENDAR
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Winter Is Coming, So Don’t Forget Your Flu Shot
Vaccine May Very Well Save Your Life
     Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas A. Farley received flu shots last Thursday, Oct. 25, and urged all New Yorkers to get vaccinated.  
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Vets Issues Focus Of F. H. Town Hall
Receive Info On Various Benefits
     Rep. Bob Turner hosted a veterans town hall meeting last Wednesday, Oct. 24 at American Legion Post 1424 in Forest Hills to update veterans about new veteran focused legislation and inform them about benefit related issues.  
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Queens College’s Campus Now Leaner And Greener
DEP Grants Funds Improvements
     City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Carter Strickland and Queens College President James L. Muyskens unveiled last Thursday, Oct. 25, the college’s newly installed green infrastructure.  
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Glendale Garden Accepting Leaves
Collecting This Month For Compost
     Instead of throwing bagfuls of leaves in the trash, residents are asked to bring them to the Glendale Community Garden this month as part of a project aimed at creating compost for the greenspace.  
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Disabled? Apply For Benefits From Home
     If your disabling condition makes it hard for you to drive or arrange transportation to your local Social Security office, we have some good news. You can complete and submit your application for Social Security disability benefits from your own home computer. Get started at www.socialsecurity.gov/disability. 
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No Deductibles For Hurricane Damage
Spares Insured From Double Whammy
     Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Wednesday, Oct. 31, that New York homeowners will not have to pay potentially large hurricane deductibles on insurance claims stemming from damage caused by the storm previously called Hurricane Sandy.  
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