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INFERNO ERUPTS AT JUNKYARD IN JAMAICA
      More than 200 cars were burned at a Jamaica junkyard during a four-alarm inferno on Monday morning, Dec. 17, that filled the sky with thick plumes of black smoke, Fire Department sources said.
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I.S. 77 Honors Its Top Students
      For achieving high marks during the months of October and November, pupils at I.S.
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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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Brooklyn Gun Buy-Backs Were Big Success
      Over 130 weapons were turned in by Brooklyn residents at two gun buy-back events held at St.
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Blaze In The Basement Of Ridgewood Home
      No one was injured after a one-alarm fire scorched the basement of a Ridgewood home last Thursday night, Dec. 13, Fire Department sources said. Reportedly, the blaze broke out at around 6:40 p.m.
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Making The Grade At Maspeth School
      Martin Luther School in Maspeth recently celebrated the accomplishments of 36 middle and high school students who placed on the High Honor Roll for the first quarter of the school year.
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Thanks For Upgrading Sunnyside School
      Queens Vocational High School in Sunnyside will be receiving $100,000 in funding for technical upgrades from City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, it was announced.
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Queens Veterans Day Parade Essay Contest Winners Awarded In Middle Village
      The Queens Veterans Day Parade Committee recently honored the winners of its annual essay contest.
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Falcon Makes Landing In Maspeth
      Students and teachers at Martin Luther School in Maspeth got a rare glimpse last Thursday, Dec. 13, of a peregrine falcon which landed on the roof of the academic institution.
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106TH PRECINCT COPS OF THE MONTH
      Sgt. Timothy Brovakos and P.O. Mark Shackel were honored as November’s Cops Of The Month at the 106th Precinct Community Council’s Wednesday, Dec. 12 meeting in Ozone Park.
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DISASTER PREP & RESPONSE BY BOARD 4 CERT IN ELMHURST
      Just days before Hurricane Sandy struck the New York City area, members of Queens Community Board 4’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) held an informational event at the Target store in
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STILL SERVING SANDY’S VICTIMS IN SO. QUEENS
      More than a month after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the Rockaways and other southern Queens areas, Assemblyman Mike Miller and the Glendale Volunteer Ambulance Corps (GVAC) have been among the lawmakers
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Boro Hall Celebrates The Festival Of Lights
      Queens Borough President Helen Marshall (center) held a ceremony at Borough Hall in Kew Gardens to commemorate Hanukkah on Tuesday, Dec. 11, the fourth night of the eight-night Jewish holiday.
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Life-Savers Donate At Woodhaven Drive
      Residents from around Glendale, Richmond Hill and Woodhaven gave the gift of life during a blood drive hosted by Assemblyman Mike Miller at his Woodhaven office earlier this month.
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Ridgewood Seniors & Children Celebrate Christmas Together
      The Christmas season was celebrated by young and old alike at the Peter Cardella Senior Citizens Center in Ridgewood last Thursday, Dec. 13, as youngsters from nearby P.S.
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Giving In Season In M.V.
      The New York Blood Center's Tim Noonan (standing) helps Betsy Rodriguez of Ridgewood, Carlos Nieves of Middle Village and James Longstreet of Glendale (pictured from foreground to rear) donate at a b
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Glendale Vets Share Holiday Cheer
      Members of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Lt. Alfred Lucia Chapter 118 held their annual holiday party on Sunday, Dec. 16, at the Edward R. Miller VFW Post 7336 in Glendale.
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Coat Drive Helping To Warm Up Storm Victims
      Queens Borough President Helen Marshall joined New York Cares and the NYPD to collect a record number of gently used coats to help keep residents in areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy warm this win
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Graduated
      Air Force Airman First Class Christian R. Mendoza has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Tx.
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St. John’s Prep Alums Reunite And Break Bread Together
      The Lewis Avenue alumni of St. John’s Preparatory School participated in their annual reunion on Nov. 17 at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan.
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Good Tidings & Good Will Enjoyed By All
      Churches and chambers of commerce went all out to celebrate the holiday season in style at a number of events across the Times Newsweekly’s coverage area this month.
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Plenty Of Merriment To Be Found At Holiday Parties Across The Community
      Making the season brighter for their members and community alike were common themes at a host of Christmas and holiday parties hosted by several local civic groups and charity organizations around th
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Here They Come A-Caroling Around Town
      Music of the holiday season have filled the air at local tree lightings and the churches and schools around the Times Newsweekly’s coverage area in the last month.
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A Musical Treat At Midville Home
      Patients and residents at the Dry Harbor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Middle Village received some holiday cheer from the Christ the King Regional High School Theater Group during a performan
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CK Math Team Is Multiplying Success In Statewide League
      The math team at Christ the King Regional High School in Middle Village currently ranks first in the New York State Mathematics League after two of six scheduled math contests, it was announced.
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Pol Talks With Forest Hills Scouts
      City Council Member Karen Koslowitz was recently invited by Boy Scout Troop 349 to speak at their Dec. 6 meeting at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Forest Hills.
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