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  1. Multifamily investor Iris Holdings buys Maimonidesa Brooklyn portfolio for $68MRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | The Real Deal

    Maimonides Medical Center has sold eight of its buildings in Borough Park to Marc Blumenfrucht Iris Holdings for about $68 million, according to property records. TPG Real Estate Finance Trust provided $67.5 million in financing for Iris Holdings for the deal.

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  2. The Neediest Cases Fund: A Toast to the Future From Young People Who Needed a PathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | The New York Times

    Struggling with dyslexia, Clarinda Arrunategui dropped out of high school a couple of years ago. But this fall, she took part in a modest graduation ceremony of a different sort.

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  3. New name for New York's Dream Act?Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 2 | The Riverdale Press

    As the political community mourns the loss of state Sen. Jose Peralta, U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat has a big request for the rest of Albany's lawmakers - name the state Dream Act in Peralta's memory. "It was my privilege as a fellow Dominican-American to serve with Sen. Jose R. Peralta, who was an honorable steward of the public trust and tireless representative for communities in Corona, East Elmhurst, Elmhurst, Jackson Heights and Woodside," Espaillat said, in a release.

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  4. Queens mourns death of Jose PeraltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | Glendale Register

    State Senator Jose Peralta passed away last Wednesday night at Elmhurst Hospital. He was 47 years old.

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  5. Queens mourns death of Jose PeraltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | Jackson Heights News

    State Senator Jose Peralta passed away last Wednesday night at Elmhurst Hospital. He was 47 years old.

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  6. Politician who defeated incumbent State Senator who suddenly died...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Daily Mail

    New York State Senator-elect Jessica Ramos tried to attend the wake for late State Senator Jose Peralta but was not allowed inside Mourners of a New York politician who died suddenly just weeks after he was ousted from his state Senate seat turned away the opponent who defeated him after she came to pay her respects. Senator-elect Jessica Ramos, 33, was not allowed Monday into the wake of late Senator Jose Peralta, the man she defeated in September's Democratic primaries.

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  7. Donations pour in after Jos Peralta's sudden deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | New York Post

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo chipped in $10,000 Sunday to a GoFundMe account set up to help pay for Peralta's funeral and visitation services. The 47-year-old lawmaker suffered septic shock and tragically died on Thanksgiving eve , his widow Evelyn Peralta told The Post Friday.

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  8. Development endangers historic burial groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2018 | Glendale Register

    Every community has distinctive features that are often forgotten, but rarely rediscovered. The African Burial Ground at 47-11 90th Street in Elmhurst that dates back to the 19th century is one of those.

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  9. Queens mourns death of Jose PeraltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | Jackson Heights News

    State Senator Jose Peralta passed away Wednesday night at Elmhurst Hospital. He was 47 years old.

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  10. everyone's a critic: How Was Your Experience? Please Rate the Entire WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | The New York Times

    Upon searching "Pacific Ocean" using Google Maps, one might expect to find a diagram of the world that illustrates Earth's largest body of water. And yes, the result returns an interactive graphic displaying just that.

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  11. The Neediest Cases Fund: 'How Can I Help?' Meet 5 People Who Serve the CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2018 | The New York Times

    Whether it's teaching English to refugees or helping neighbors find healthy food, these volunteers support work by beneficiary agencies of The Times's Neediest Cases Fund. "We are on this earth for a short time, and if we can make a difference, why not?" said Carolyn Bratton, a volunteer at one of beneficiary agencies of The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund.

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  12. Congressional race comes down to common senseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | Glendale Register

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shocked the Queens political scene when she defeated longtime Congressman Joe Crowley in last summer's Democratic Primary. Crowley has kept his word not to campaign against the Democratic victor in the general election.

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  13. The Trust for Public Land, New York Road Runners, and Local Officials ...Read the original story

    Oct 29, 2018 | PRWeb

    The Trust for Public Land, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, and New York Road Runners joined I.S. 227Q-Louis Armstrong Middle School students and faculty October 29 to open a new, state-of-the-art green playground to serve the school and surrounding community. The Trust for Public Land, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, and New York Road Runners joined I.S. 227Q-Louis Armstrong Middle School students and faculty October 29 to open a new, state-of-the-art green playground to serve the school and surrounding community, providing more than 38,000 residents a new park within a 10-minute walk of home.

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  14. Professor Pappas Running for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | The Torch

    Anthony Pappas, a St. John's economics professor, will be seen on voting ballots come Election Day on Nov. 6. Pappas is running on the Republican line in New York's 14th Congressional District to represent parts of Queens and the Bronx in Congress. His Democratic opponent is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who beat out U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley in an unexpected victory in June.

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  15. Photographing the Daily Roar of Life on a New York City Flight PathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2018 | Hyperallergic

    Near Astoria Boulevard in Queens is one of New York City's most surreal - and noisy - parks. Called LaGuardia Landing Lights Park , its series of land parcels are both public recreation space and the fulfillment of a Federal Aviation Administration requirement to have open areas leading to the runways of LaGuardia Airport.

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  16. Funeral home put wrong corpse in my mother's casket: suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | New York Post

    That's what happened to a Queens man who claims an East Elmhurst funeral home hired to prepare his mother's remains instead swapped her body for a stranger's, he claims in a lawsuit. Earl Straker says he had no idea anything was wrong with the arrangements for his mom Helen until he walked into the May 5 viewing at Cobbs Funeral Chapels.

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  17. Rush to cell: City moving too fast in plan to expand House of D, close Rikers, locals sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Not our House: Locals demanded the city take its plan to replace Atlantic Avenue's House of Detention with a jail eight times its size back to the drawing board in order to incorporate more community involvement in the scheme proposed by Mayor DeBlasio as part of his plan to reduce the number of inmates on Rikers Island. Mayor DeBlasio must pump the brakes on his plan to replace Atlantic Avenue's House of Detention with a jail eight times its size in his quest to close Rikers Island, according to some locals, who blasted the city for moving too fast with the massive redevelopment it announced last month, and hopes to start pushing through a necessary public-review process before the end of the year.

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  18. Cuomo, chutzpah and chronic corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2018 | New York Daily News

    Way back when "President Trump" sounded like a weird punchline, a man on a mission gave a speech about corruption in New York. I flashed back to it Thursday, when Judge Valerie Caproni sentenced Joe Percoco, the aide Gov. Cuomo once called his "father's third son," to six years in prison for bribery.

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  19. Woman Dies After 911 Call, Cop Hurt as Ex Opens Fire in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | NBC New York

    Cops describe rushing to the scene of a reported shooting to find the door locked, and hearing at least 10 gunshots inside. When they broke in they found the woman who had called them dead.

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  20. Reputed S.I. Hells Angels biker charged in shooting of rivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | SILive.com

    A Staten Island man is one of seven reputed Hells Angels bikers arrested after a rival bike member from the Pagans was shot during a melee Monday in Virginia, authorities said. Dominick J. Eadicicco, 48, is charged with malicious wounding and firearm use in the commission of a felony, according to the Augusta sheriff's office.

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