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Local News November 16, 2012  RSS feed
MOBILIZED FOR RELIEF
104COP Goes All Out On Storm Assistance
     From cutting up fallen trees to bringing supplies
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OLD GAS PLAN IS NEW AGAIN
‘Odd-Even’ Rationing Slows Fuel Fiasco
     The gasoline rationing system enacted last Friday, Nov.
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A Trains Still Out In Rockaways
Repairs To Damaged Line May Take Months
     Most of the city’s subway system is back
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KEEPING LIGHTS ON IN MIDVILLE
Senator Calls For Power Grid Changes
     Changing the energy grid of Middle Village to
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LGA Students Helping Study Creek
Taking Samples At Superfund Site
     In the first step in the revitalization of
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News From The Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association
Still Feeling The Effects Of Sandy
     Life is not back to normal in South
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A NEW SCHOOL MAY GROW IN ELMHURST
DOE Proposes ‘Incubation’
     The Department of Education (DOE) is proposing
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HURRICANE REPAIR AT A ‘RAPID’ PACE
City Announces New Bldg. Program
     Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Director of Housing <
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MTA Public Hearing Tonight
Voice Your Opinion On Fare/Toll Hike Proposals
     The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will hold
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NEIGHBORLY BEEF OVER AN AWNING
Maspeth Owners Press City, COMET For Help
     When they decided to install an awning on
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City Deficit Causes New Pain
Program Cuts, Higher Fees Proposed
     The downfall of the city’s outer-borough taxi<
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It’s In Queens!
News From The Queens Tourism Council
     Born in Bangladesh in 1931, spiritual teacher Sri Chinmoy eventually made his home in Jamaica, where he influenced thousands of followers with his philosophies on the beauty of meditation, literature, music and art.
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The Times Newsweekly & The Ridgewood Times
Hey Folks!
     ODD NEWS November 15, 2012 • Christie’s Geneva, a Swiss auction house, said the 76.02-carat “Archduke Joseph Diamond” sold for $21.5 million, setting a world record for a colorless diamond. •
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Queens & Brooklyn
Community CALENDAR
     TODAYMTA PUBLIC HEARING on proposed fare and toll hikes will beheld at 5 p.m. at the Sheraton EastLaGuardia Hotel, 135-20 39th Ave.,Flushing.MAGGIE’S LITTLE THEATERwill hold auditions for its March2013 production of the musical
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Three Local Benefits Planned For Storm Victims
M.V., L.I.C., Sunnyside Fund-Raisers
     Groups in Middle Village, Long Island City and Sunnyside are pitching in to help those in need with fundraising efforts in the coming week. Middle Village On Friday, Nov. 16 at the Clubhouse Sports Bar in Middle Village, local
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Grants Available For Sandy Relief Groups
Emergency Cash For Volunteers
     In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, the Citizens Committee for New York City announced $100,000 in emergency grants to support volunteer-led groups in their efforts to provide relief to hurricane-ravaged neighborhoods.
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City Workers Can Donate To Storm Relief On Pay Checks
Funds To Assist Hurricane Victims
     Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn announced that employees of the City of New York are now able to set aside part of their paychecks directly to aid in Hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts.
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Deadline Extended For Storm Jobless Benefits
Apply If Sandy Put You Out Of Work
     Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New Yorkers who lost their job or income due to Hurricane Sandy now have an extension from Dec. 3 to Feb. 4, 2013 to apply for federal disaster unemployment assistance.
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HIT HARD BY HURRICANE SANDY?
GET THE HELP YOU NEED!
     Many federal, state and city agencies are available to assist you and your family or business in recovering from losses incurred during the storm of the 21st century. •
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