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

    12 hrs ago | 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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  2. Bill de Blasio deeply unpopular with some NYC white votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | 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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  3. First National Bank of Long Island plans push into QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | 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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  4. Mark of a Devoted ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | 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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  5. Ex-Rikers supervisor sentenced to 5 years for inmate's death from 'soap ball'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Newsday

    A former Rikers Island jail supervisor was sentenced Thursday to 5 years in prison for ignoring the dying pleas of a mentally troubled inmate who had swallowed toxic cleaning material. Former Corrections Capt.

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  6. The First of Long Island Corporation Announces Second Quarter Cash Dividend of $.19 Per ShareRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | GlobeNewswire

    The First of Long Island Corporation announced today the declaration of a second quarter cash dividend in the amount of $.19 per share. This represents a 9.6% increase over the split-adjusted dividend declared in the same quarter last year of $.1733 per share.

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  7. Libous returns to Capitol with fist bumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Libous returns to Capitol with fist bumps Libous returns to Capitol with fist bumps Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1J2JWpR State Sen. Thomas Libous, R-Binghamton, left, talks with Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr., D-Howard Beach, on Tuesday at the Capitol in Albany. The Senate's second-ranking Republican returned to the chamber Tuesday for the first time in nearly three months, drawing a standing ovation from his GOP colleagues and a barrage of fist bumps.

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  8. The Commute: The MTA And DOT Still Are Not Answering QuestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Sheepshead Bites

    THE COMMUTE : The first Woodhaven / Cross Bay Select Bus Service newsletter has been released. It claims to provide the latest updated information on the project.

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  9. Interview: Multitalented Rich Graff leads 'Making of the Mob' miniseriesRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 13 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    "The Making of the Mob: New York": Rich Graff as Lucky Luciano, Craig Rivela as Vito Genovese, Ian Bell as Meyer Lansky, Anthony DiCarlo as Frank Costello and John Stewart Jr. as Bugsy Siegel. When parents tell children, "You can grow up to be whatever you want," they really mean, "Pick one thing and stick with it."

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  10. June 10: Rent, wolves and Lynne StewartRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | New York Daily News

    Great Neck, L.I.: The public does not seem to have any idea how expensive it is for a landlord like me to run a building. Property taxes and utilities are ever-increasing.

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  11. Antique cars, trucks land at Floyd Bennett FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    On a sunny day, it's not unusual to see cars parked next to the old air traffic control tower at Floyd Bennett Field. But last weekend, the machines parked in gleaming rows before the historic building were also from another era.

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  12. Why thieves stole copper wire from the A subway lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Crain's New York Business

    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority discovered two weeks ago that thieves had stolen more than 500 feet of copper wire off the A subway line near Howard Beach, Queens. It was the perfect crime.

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  13. John Gotti: from thug kid to untouchable bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | New York Daily News

    At the height of his power, John Gotti was the most famous gangster in the world. The leader of New York's powerful Gambino crime family, Gotti became Public Enemy No.

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  14. John Gotti dies of cancer at 61 in 2002Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | New York Daily News

    John Gotti, the Bronx-born tough who shot his way to the top of the Gambino crime family and became the most celebrated mobster since Al Capone, died yesterday at a Missouri prison hospital after a long battle with throat cancer at 61. "He was a gangster and proud of it," said retired FBI agent Bruce Mouw, who spent 18 years building the case that convicted Gotti. "He was an old-fashioned La Cosa Nostra mobster.

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  15. John Gotti is laid to rest in Queens in 2002Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | New York Daily News

    Mob boss John Gotti was laid to rest yesterday after a farewell procession of black stretch limousines and floral tributes symbolizing the life of a made man: a royal flush, a martini glass and racehorses. His admirers gathered by the hundreds and, undaunted by Gotti's record as a murderer, tossed red roses onto a Cadillac hearse that bore his remains.

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  16. Travelers beware: JFK AirTrain disruptions this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Business Journal

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has warned weekend travelers that there will be maintenance on John F. Kennedy International Airport's AirTrain line, disrupting service. Specifically, the Port Authority said in an alert posted to its web site that "there will be no AirTrain JFK service from Howard Beach and Lefferts Blvd stations to Federal Circle," starting Thursday night and running through Sunday morning.

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  17. Copper theft an inside job?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Queens Crap

    From Crains : Insurance claims for metal thefts across the country have skyrocketed from about 13,000 from 2006 to 2008 to about 25,000 from 2009 to 2011, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, which tracks such thefts, though not specifically for rails. Nearly 96% of the more recent claims were for copper.

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  18. Copper thefts from the rails rise with price of the metalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Albany Times Union

    In this May 27, 2015 file photo provided by the Metropolitan Transit Authority, workers repair a section of cable that was severed by vandals who stole 500 feet of copper cable from train tracks along the A train subway line south of Howard Beach, in the Queens borough of New York. The crime forced the MTA to suspend train service entirely in the area and replace it with shuttle buses.

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  19. NYC copper thefts from commuter rail tracks risingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | CTV

    In this May 27, 2015 file photo provided by the Metropolitan Transit Authority, workers repair a section of cable that was severed by vandals who stole 500 feet of copper cable from train tracks along the A train subway line south of Howard Beach, in the Queens borough of New York. NEW YORK -- Longtime New York City subway cops have seen copper thefts before, but last week's heist on a stretch of open-air tracks was particularly brazen: 500 feet of inch-thick cable stripped from the rails in the middle of the night.

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  20. Schumer calls for regs on scrap metal sales after theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 31 | New York Daily News

    The feds should regulate scrap metal sales after a rash of thefts left thousands of commuters stranded and public rails dangerously vulnerable, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday. Schumer wants scrap yards and recyclers to maintain detailed records on their purchases, and those selling metals to provide records of the origin of the materials.

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