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  1. Cops seize $2M worth of cocaine wrapped as candy in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | New York Daily News

    The feds recovered two kilos of coke from the backpack before heading back to Martinez's house, where they found an additional two kilos of pre-packaged drugs and another kilo of powdered cocaine. An estimated $2 million worth of cocaine, colorfully packaged as individually wrapped pieces of candy, was seized after a Queens man was busted for toting drugs in his backpack, authorities said Thursday.

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  2. Lawmakers debate if schools should give grades to cafeterias 0:0Read the original story

    Wednesday May 3 | New York Post

    The state senator who promised legislation that would force city schools to post letter grades for cafeteria cleanliness backed off the plan following talks the Blasio administration, The Post has learned. Instead of the bold capital A's, B's and C's, such as those that alert restaurant customers to potentially nauseating kitchen conditions, a watered-down bill proposed by Sen. Jeff Klein calls for violations to be listed online and in letters sent home to parents.

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  3. Baby Girl Bitten, Critically Injured by Pit Bull in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 1 | NBC New York

    A 1-year-old girl was in surgery Monday night after she was bitten in the face by a pit bull that her babysitter's sons were looking after, police said. Stefan Holt reports.

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  4. Queens Theatre Introduces Queens Pride at 25Read the original story

    Monday May 1 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On Tuesday, May 30th, Queens Theatre will host "Queens Pride at 25", an event making the opening of a one week exhibition of photos, video and film of 25 years of Queens Pride by Richard Shpuntoff. The exhibit will include Shpuntoff's award winning photographs of the first 12 years of Queens Pride, as well as footage from his filming of the Parade from 2001 - 2016, and two special screenings of Julio of Jackson Heights, the film that tells the story of the 1990 hate crime murder of Julio Rivera that became the spark that ignited LGBTQ community organizing in Queens.

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  5. Target to Open at Former Jackson Heights Cinema SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 1 | DNAInfo.com

    Target is opening up a store at the site of the former movie theater on 82nd Street, which will be transformed into a multi-story retail and commercial building, officials said. The 22,700-square-foot store is part of the retail chain's expansion with "small-format" locations in denser parts of the city, like a shop planned at the Essex Crossing development in the Lower East Side .

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  6. Introducing the First-Ever Queens Day in the New York State CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 1 | PR Log

    May 1, 2017 - PRLog -- Join Queens Borough President Melinda Katz , the Queens Chamber of Commerce , Queens businesses along with the Queens Delegations of the New York State Senate and Assembly on Monday, May 8, 2017 for a special showcase in Albany of the culture, tourism and economic development of our great borough. "The response and excitement for the inaugural Queens Day in our State Capitol have been simply overwhelming," says Borough President Katz.

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  7. Crackdowns on Immigration, Arts Funding Threaten City's Cultural MenuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 1 | City Limits

    Among the current projects at the Center for Traditional Music and Dance is an exploration of different Colombian dance rhythms. President Trump's immigration crackdown has triggered a ferocious backlash that will be seen Monday in May Day gatherings around the country.

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  8. New Bilingual Program To Help Bangladeshi Students Thrive in Queens SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 30 | DNAinfo.com

    A new bilingual Bengali program will launch this September in several Queens schools, including Jamaica's Hillcrest High School , to address the needs of the rapidly growing Bangladeshi community in the borough, officials said. "We have a very large population of students from Bangladesh," said Russell Wasden, Assistant Principal of English as a New Language at Hillcrest High School at 160-05 Highland Ave. "We are thrilled to finally make this goal a reality."

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  9. La Voz de Tres: A musical collaboration in every wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Berkshire Eagle

    Chilean-born singer Natalie Bernal would normally front the musical group La Voz de Tres, but she is centered a step or two behind pianist Michael Eckroth to her right and guitarist Jason Ennis to her left. Bernal isn't about upstaging the guys.

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  10. Queens teacher who allegedly assaulted student still on payrollRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | New York Daily News

    A state Education Department tally shows the city tried to fire fewer bad educators in 2016 than it did the previous year. Ramiro Cruz, busted Wednesday for assaulting a student, spraining the 13-year-old boy's finger, has been reassigned away from the classroom but continues to be paid.

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  11. NYC teacher cuffed after allegedly spraining student's fingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | New York Daily News

    Cops arrested a Queens middle school teacher Wednesday for grabbing a student's hand and twisting it hard enough to cause a sprained finger, officials said. Police were called to Intermediate School 145 - known as the Joseph Pulitzer School - on 80th St. in Jackson Heights Wednesday.

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  12. NYC sued for illegally destroying food vendors' pushcartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | New York Daily News

    Two food vendors are suing the city, claiming their property was seized and destroyed by Health Department members using an "unconstitutional" policy. The city Health Department seized two licensed food sellers' pushcarts as part of an "unconstitutional" policy to take and destroy street vendors' property, according to a lawsuit Wednesday.

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  13. Expel the Queens Nazi Jakiw Palij from the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | New York Daily News

    "The Nazi Next Door" said our front page Tuesday, referring to a real live Nazi war criminal, Jakiw Palij, a Holocaust death camp guard living in Queens. His presence here, after being stripped of his ill-gotten U.S. citizenship and ordered deported more than a dozen years ago, is an affront to justice and to history.

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  14. Pol demands U.S. deport Nazi death camp guard living in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | New York Daily News

    Jakiw Palij is seen outside his Queens home in 2006. Palij, 92, worked at a Nazi death camp in Poland in 1943.

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  15. Jewish high school students protest outside Queens home of former Nazi concentration camp guardRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2017 | Chaptzem Blog!

    The Queens home of Jakiw Palij - the last known Nazi concentration camp guard still living in the United States - was the site Monday of a massive demonstration by yeshiva students commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day. Students from the Long Island-based Rambam Mesivta, a private Jewish high school in Lawrence, L.I., protested in front of Palij's two-story, brick Jackson Heights home.

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  16. Your Original Poems, Inspired by QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    National Poetry Month inspired many of our listeners to take our #NYcityverse poetry challenge, in which we asked you to send in your best, original, tweet-length poems inspired by each of the boroughs. Week One was the Bronx , Week Two was Brooklyn , Week Three was Staten Island , and Week Four was Manhattan .

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  17. No nomination if AL MPs make public suffer: MuhithRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith while addressing a delegation of businessmen in Jackson Heights of New York, US, on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 , says that the ruling party politicians responsible for public sufferings will not get nomination for the next general election. Photo: Star The ruling party lawmakers responsible for public sufferings will not get nomination for the next general election, Finance Minister AMA Muhith said at a meeting in New York today.

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  18. Protesters in Queens Want Accused SS Guard to Face PunishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Your News Now

    An accused former Nazi who moved to Queens more than a half century ago is hearing it from protesters who want him to face punishment. NY1's Ruschell Boone filed the following report.

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  19. Jewish HS students protest outside NYC home of Nazi guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | New York Daily News

    Demonstrators carrying signs and chanting slogans protest outside the home of convicted Nazi war criminal Jakiw Palij on 89th St. in Jackson Heights on Monday. Students from a Long Island yeshiva commemorated Holocaust Remembrance Day Monday with a field trip to the Queens home of a Nazi concentration camp guard.

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  20. High levels of lead found in paint flakes on the 7 lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | New York Daily News

    Dangerous levels of lead were found in paint chips that have been falling from the elevated tracks of the No. 7 line, a union says.

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