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Addabbo Survives And Meng Thrives
Big Election Day For N.Y. Dems
     Democrats in New York celebrated not only the
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Classroom Chaos In Queens
Some Students Sent Across The Borough
     The city’s attempt to get the public school
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Civic Group Talks Sandy’s Aftermath
     Undaunted by Hurricane Sandy, the Glendale Property Owners< 
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Board 2 Briefed On Conditions Post-Sandy
     Rep. Carolyn Maloney and City Council Member Jimmy < 
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Woodhaven Does Its Part
Civic Group Hauls In Loads Of Supplies
     The Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) tha 
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Nat’l Guard Truck Kills Wdhvn. Man
Dies Crossing Chinatown St.
     Trying to cross a Manhattan street was a
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Put A Freeze On Foreclosure: Sen.
Say Moratorium Will Help Debtors
     To address the continuing problem of seriously delinquent mortgages and subsequent foreclosure proceedings in Queens and other areas throughout New York, State Sen. Joseph P. 
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DMV: Drowsy Driving Is An Accident Waiting To Happen
Be Well-Rested Before Hitting Roads
     Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Commissioner Barbara J. Fiala, who also chairs the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC), reminded motorists of the dangers of drowsy driving.  
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It’s In Queens!
News From The Queens Tourism Council
     Last week, Hurricane Sandy whacked The Noguchi Museum, located near the East River in Long Island City. Nevertheless, Director Jenny Dixon has informed that staffers and volunteers—small in number, but huge in spirit—are working as hard as possible so Noguchi can re-open to the general public on Nov. 10. 
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The Times Newsweekly & The Ridgewood Times
Hey Folks!
     It’s Veterans Day   Also celebrated as  Armistice Day, falling on  November 11, the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I.  Major hostilities of World War I were formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 with Germany signing the Armistice. 
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Queens & Brooklyn
Community CALENDAR
     TODAY UNITED FORTIES CIVIC ASSOC will meet at 7 p.m. at St. Teresa’s parish center, 50th Ave and 45th St., Woodside. 104COP will meet at 8 p.m. at St Pancras auditorium, Myrtle Ave. and 68th St., Glendale. GLENDALE KIWANIS will meet at Zum Stammtisch, Myrtle and Cooper aves., at 12:30 p.m. 
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Millions Raised To Help Hurricane Victims
Over 10,000 Donate To Mayor’s Fund
     Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced on Wednesday, Nov.
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More Relief From All Over Rolling Into Queens
Companies, Comic Pitching In
     Queens Borough President Helen Marshall announced on Wednesday, Nov. 7 that her office is working with generous donors, including entertainer Jerry, Seinfeld, Bubble Bee Tuna, Staples, Johnson & Johnson, JetBlue, Key Food and other major organizations to deliver much-needed resources to Queens County.  
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After Sandy, State Extends Liquor Permit Deadlines
Insurance Rules Also Beefed Up
     Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced extensions provided by the State Liquor Authority (SLA) for license renewals and permit applications for businesses in impacted regions of the state.   In addition, the state agencies are providing certain waivers for fees and extensions for payments. 
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