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Feature Stories April 4, 2013  RSS feed
Fish Fry For Glendale Vets
      Members of the Sgt. Edward R. Miller VFW Post 7336 and their auxiliary units enjoyed their annual fish fry on Good Friday, Mar. 29, at their Glendale quarters.
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Queens Writes!
Flex Literary Muscle April 13 &14
     Local wordsmiths will have a chance to flex their literary muscle Apr. 13 and 14 during Queens Writes! Weekend 2013.   The event will bring together amateur and professional scribes of all stripes to celebrate the written word and Queens’ blossoming literary legacy. 
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Secular Franciscan Installed
      Deacon Thomas Page (second from right) became the newest member of the Secular Franciscan Fraternity at St.
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Cerebral Palsy Can’t Stop This Marathon Man’s Race
Kew Gardens Resident Ran 28 Races
     A Kew Gardens man with cerebral palsy will compete in the Boston Marathon on Monday, Apr. 15, as a member of Achilles International. Bill Reilly—also known as “Backward Bill” for his unorthodox racing style—will compete in the marathon in his wheelchair, riding backwards and propelling himself with his feet.
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Borough President Honored By New York Landmark Org.
Marshall Credited For Preservation
     The New York Landmarks Conservancy announced that Queens Borough President Helen M. Marshall is among the winners of the 23rd Lucy G. Moses Preservation Awards.  
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