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  1. Queens thief slashes CVS worker while stealing ice creamRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Daily News

    A thief with a sweet tooth slashed a CVS employee who came between him and his ice cream in Queens, police said Tuesday.

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  2. Rail Link Similar to JFK AirTrain Tucked Into Cuomo's Blueprint to Rebuild LaGuardiaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Your News Now

    Tucked into Governor Andrew Cuomo's new $4 billion blueprint to rebuild LaGuardia Airport are plans to create a rail link simliar to the automated railway that takes airline passengers to JFK, but not everyone is applauding. NY1's Jose Martinez filed the following report.

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  3. First of Long Island, Empire report strong earningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newsday

    Higher net interest income produced strong increases in second quarter earnings at First of Long Island Corp. and Empire Bancorp, the companies reported Monday. First of Long Island, the Glen Head-based parent of the First National Bank of Long Island, said its net income in the quarter that ended June 30 rose from a year earlier by 13.2 percent to $6.3 million, while earnings per share rose... Higher net interest income produced strong increases in second quarter earnings at First of Long Island Corp. and Empire Bancorp, the companies reported Monday.

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  4. Libous' influence spread through Southern TierRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Libous' influence spread through Southern Tier Senator remained popular with constituents for 27 years Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1MNfrSV Sen. Thomas Libous, R-Binghamton, left, talks with Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr, D-Howard Beach, on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in Albany. Over nearly 27 years, Sen. Thomas Libous amassed a wealth of influence across the Southern Tier and beyond on his way to becoming deputy leader of the state Senate and one of New York's most powerful Republicans.

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  5. John Sampson convicted of obstructing justice, lying to FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | New York Daily News

    State Senator John Sampson was convicted on Friday of obstructing justice and lying to FBI agents. He was found not guilty of conspiring to obstruct a federal investigation of a shady business associate.

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  6. Best Summer Bike Rides in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | DNAInfo.com

    Despite the lack of bike lanes in many areas of Queens, the borough offers several long and scenic rides. If you are spending July and August in the city, it's time to grab your helmet and hit the road.

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  7. City Officials Warn New Yorkers to Stay Cool With Heat Advisory in EffectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | DNAInfo.com

    City officials warned New Yorkers to stay cool Monday as temperatures and humidity were expected to make it feel close to 100 degrees outside for the second day in a row. "People have to make smart decisions," he continued.

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  8. July 20: Filthy sidewalks, Uber and horse-drawn carriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | New York Daily News

    Howard Beach: We wonder why the city has a rat infestation problem. Three times last week, at approximately 7:30 each morning, I took photos of the corner of Queens Blvd. and Woodhaven Blvd. in Elmhurst, outside the Queens Center Mall.

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  9. A borough 'as diverse as the menu'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Glendale Register

    By Michael Perlman mperlman@queensledger.com Meet Jack Raplee, a Queens history buff, a diner aficionado, and a freelance writer who just announced that his upcoming first book. "I always had an interest in Queens and its history, love diners, and I often find myself engaging in conversations about Queens with many people," said Raplee, a 45-year-old Floral Park resident who was encouraged by his friends to write a book on Queens.

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  10. Bawabeh building 250K-square-foot Howard Beach mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Real Deal

    Bawabeh Realty Holdings is developing a three-building, 250,000-square-foot outlet mall called Linden Center in the southwestern Queens neighborhood of Howard Beach. The complex, located at 135-25 79th Street and 78-01 Linden Boulevard, is expected to open by the close of 2015, according to sources familiar with the project.

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  11. Salon Writer: The Cosby Show 'Enabled Some of the Ugliest...Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 12 | NewsBusters.org

    Amid mounting evidence of Bill Cosby's depraved behavior, many have changed their minds about Cosby the person. Should they also reconsider, for very different reasons, their affection for his megahit sitcom, The Cosby Show ? Lefty writer Chauncey DeVega thinks so.

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  12. Dee-J's Western Corral in Rutherford to hang up its spursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | NorthJersey.com

    On Friday afternoon, Dee Franich, proprietor of Dee-J's Western Corral in Rutherford, unexpectedly found herself busy. Six adults and a child roamed the narrow aisles of her shop, trying on cowboy hats and plastic guns in leather holsters and fine snap-button shirts inlaid with gold thread.

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  13. Feds play footage of the moment Sampson knew he was bustedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | New York Post

    Here's the moment state Sen. John Sampson realized the game was up - when prosecutors say his scheme to cover up his embezzlement of funds from foreclosure deals came crashing down. The secretly recorded scene - in which the Brooklyn Democrat visibly deflates during a meeting with an associate in Queens - was played for jurors at his obstruction-of-justice trial in Brooklyn federal court on Thursday.

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  14. City labor leaders, including LI man, and former labor official...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Newsday

    U. S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara speaks at a press conference in Manhattan on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. Photo Credit: Yeong-Ung Yang Two New York City labor leaders, including one from Rockville Centre, and one former labor leader have been charged with taking more than $1 million in kickbacks over 10 years and embezzling money from their unions, according to an indictment unsealed in federal court in Manhattan on Monday.

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  15. John Sampson coached Queens businessman how to fool fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | New York Daily News

    Sampson told Ahmad 'Make sure you lose a couple of pages here and there a You don't have to give it to them.' State Sen. John Sampson coached a shady Queens businessman over drinks at an Italian restaurant in Mafia boss John Gotti's old neighborhood, on how to fool the feds, it was revealed Tuesday.

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  16. Secret recording played at John Sampson's corruption trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Newsday

    New York State Senator John Sampson, center, exits Brooklyn Federal Court on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert In a tense 2012 meeting at a Howard Beach Italian restaurant state Sen. John Sampson gave an associate cryptic instructions to withhold subpoenaed evidence from investigators but "not lie" if asked about it, according to a secret recording played Tuesday at Sampson's corruption trial.

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  17. The Fight Over the City's Flood Zones Will Matter for Years to ComeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | WNYC-AM New York

    The de Blasio administration is challenging new flood maps proposed by the FEMA, saying they are too large. The orange areas show what city officials believe should be included in the 100-year-flood zone; the purple areas show what additional areas are included in FEMA's proposal.

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  18. Bill de Blasio deeply unpopular with some NYC white votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Daily Kos

    A recent Wall Street Journal article shows that NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is deeply unpopular with white voters in New York City, especially in areas like Staten Island, Bensonhurst, Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, and the Rockaways, Queens, Bayside, Queens, Middle Village, Queens, Glendale, Queens, Arthur Avenue, Bronx, and some areas of Manhattan. One of the interviewees, Rochelle Weinberg, of Forest Hills, Queens, who is seen with Fox News' Bill O'Reilly's "Killing Patton" book, says "everything DeBlasio does upsets me".

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  19. First National Bank of Long Island plans push into QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Newsday

    A First National Bank of Long Island branch on East Merrick Road in Valley Stream in 2012. Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan Another Long Island-based bank is pushing westward -- this time First National Bank of Long Island, which plans to open its first Queens branch Oct. 1 in Howard Beach.

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  20. Mark of a Devoted ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | NY City News Service

    Mike Arotsky, aka Mike Tattoo, is covered in ink and loves his motorcycles. In past lives, he was a body builder and a TV actor.

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