Jackson-Heights Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. New York Growth to Slow Without Train, Runway Work: PlannersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Bloomberg

    New York's economy has been on a roll, but that could all come to an end. The area, which has added more than 800,000 jobs in the past five years, may take 25 years to add that same number again unless some radical changes are made, according to the Phase out Teterboro Airport in northern New Jersey, which is prone to increased flooding due to rising sea levels, and add two more runways at John F. Kennedy International Airport and one more at Newark International Airport.

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  2. Editorial: Justice Long Delayed for Nazi CollaboratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | The New York Times

    When an international tribunal last week pronounced the former Serbian commander Gen. Ratko Mladic guilty of genocide and sentenced him to spend the rest of his days in prison, it reinforced a pillar of civilization: No crime against humanity, no matter how long ago it occurred, should be immune to cries for justice.

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  3. Queens family torn apart as man faces deportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | Glendale Register

    Holding back tears, 21-year-old Liany Villacis said she's felt like she's been living in a nightmare over the past couple of days. Since their family moved to the United States 16 years ago, she and her twin sister, Maria, were inseparable from their parents Juan Villacis and Liany Guerrero.

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  4. Richard Tsao: An Accidental DesignerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | Women's Wear Daily

    A self-described "accidental designer," Richard Tsao is making headway with his handwoven Thai silk designs selling at shops at the Metropolitan Opera, the Asia Society, the Guggenheim Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Santa Fe Opera, among others. Starting out as a painter, which he continues to do today - he has a group gallery show in January at Arts Project International in TriBeCa - Tsao stumbled into fashion 16 years ago while visiting his mother in Bangkok.

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  5. Black Friday turnout the 'best of the last few years'Read the original story

    Nov 24, 2017 | New York Post

    Deep discounts, giveaways and the old-fashioned fun of filling shopping carts with shiny new goodies lured Big Apple bargain hunters away from the warm glow of their computer screens and into malls across the city for the traditional post-Thanksgiving carnival of consumerism. Those among the shopping throngs said the thrill of hitting the stores in person couldn't be beat - and neither could the prices.

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  6. Consumer advocate Trae Bodge helps you saveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | NorthJersey.com

    Long before Paramus became the shopping mall center of America, it was a thriving farmland. A glimpse of life back then can be found in the artifacts on display at the Fritz Behnke Historical Museum.

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  7. Theatre 167 to Launch 167 West: Art Into Action Series Exploring Social JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    In November 2017, Theatre 167 will launch 167 West: Art into Action - a series of play readings exploring social justice/activist themes. The first three events in the series will take place in Montclair, New Jersey.

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  8. Jarrett Allen goes Thanksgiving shopping for 25 Queens kids ... and himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Nets Daily

    Jarrett Allen , 6'11" NBA center, is barely 19-years-old. However, the rookie drafted by te Nets in the first round of last year's NBA Draft is already leaving his imprint on those younger than him in the New York City community.

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  9. Trump administration vows to deport Nazi living in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | New York Post

    A student from the Rambam Mesivta high school holds a sign as he and his Orthodox Jewish school mates protest across the street from the house of former Nazi concentration camp guard Jakiw Palij. Jakiw Palij, 94, who worked as a guard at the Trawniki death camp in Poland, has been living in Jackson Heights, Queens , despite being stripped of his US citizenship more than 10 years ago.

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  10. Immigrant to Trump Administration: My Wife Has Cancer, Let Me Stay in AmericaRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2017 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Riaz Talukder has no criminal record and two U.S.-born children. Despite that, he may be kicked out of the country-leaving his wife to fight cancer alone.

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  11. 'In Our Shoes' Commemorates Victims of Traffic ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    This afternoon on the steps of City Hall East this afternoon, hundreds of shoes commemorated the hundreds of people killed in traffic violence. The #inourshoes installation was created by Southern California Families for Safe Streets for World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.

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  12. Unlicensed plastic surgeon from LI performed 60 illegal plastic surgeries: AGRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Long Island Business News

    An unlicensed plastic surgeon from Long Island and a licensed physician are charged with performing more than 60 illegal surgeries on the Upper East Side, authorities said. Brad Jacobs, a former plastic surgeon from Westbury, and Nicholas Sewell, a licensed physician from Jackson Heights, allegedly performed the plastic surgeries and other cosmetic procedures, according to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

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  13. AG: Westbury man, doctor illegally performed plastic surgeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Newsday

    The attorney general says a man who had surrendered his medical license and a licensed physician did dozens of plastic surgeries. An unlicensed plastic surgeon from Westbury and a licensed physician from Jackson Heights face charges they engaged in a four-year scheme to illegally perform plastic surgeries on more than 60 patients, officials said.

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  14. Queens Community Rallies Around Father of Two Told to Buy Plane Ticket for DeportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | City Limits

    Talukder came to the United States in the 1980s, when he was still a teenager, and qualified for the late amnesty program for green cards in 1990, he said. He later filed for asylum after receiving death threats from the Jamaat Islami Party, a fundamentalist party, while visiting Bangladesh, he said.

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  15. The Thread: The 11.05.17 IssueRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | The New York Times

    Why can't they turn the page? Your article answered its own question. After a generation of blatant Clinton dissembling , the voters were driven almost mad with thirst for any drop of authenticity and, hearing none from Hillary, decided that Trump's blurting whatever was on his mind was as close as they would get.

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  16. A.G. Schneiderman Announces Indictment Of Unlicensed Plastic Surgeon...Read the original story

    Nov 16, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the arrests of unlicensed plastic surgeon Brad Jacobs, 56, of Westbury, NY, and licensed physician Nicholas Sewell, 74, of Jackson Heights, NY, causing permanent disfigurement to one patient. Jacobs, a former plastic surgeon, surrendered his New York medical license in 2007 after the New York State Department of Health charged him with 29 specifications of Professional Medical Misconduct.

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  17. John Leguizamo's 'Latin History for Morons' Is a Timely Reminder...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Billboard

    Take a seat at John Leguizamo' s Latin History for Morons , and you'll learn about the obscure yet pivotal details of what it means to be Latino in America. In his one-man show, he decodes the turbulent past and messages of triumph of Latin ancestry that often get lost in the history books of mainstream academia, which erroneously teach an Anglo-infused faux reality.

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  18. Broadway Review: John Leguizamo's Scorching 'Latin History For Morons'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Deadline

    Beginning with Mambo Mouth , the 1990 solo show at The American Place Theatre that marked his debut with the quiet subtlety of a cherry bomb in a trash can, John Leguizamo has filled his down-time between movies with some of the most deceptively funny riffs on matters of consequence ever to be called comedy. An incomparable mimic, his subjects include growing up Latino in Jackson Heights, Queens; being type-cast as a pimp, drug dealer, skirt chaser ; his family, your family, my family.

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  19. 'The Problem With Apu' review: Thoughtful and persuasiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Newsday

    WHAT IT'S ABOUT South Asian-American comedian Hari Kondabolu has a mission - to get rid of Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, proprietor of the Kwik-E-Mart on "The Simpsons." Why poor Apu, voiced by Hank Azaria for nearly 30 years? Lots of reasons, all of them having to do with racist caricatures and the facilitation of negative stereotypes.

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  20. What $1,350 rents in NYC right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Curbed

    Welcome to Curbed Comparisons , a weekly column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various NYC neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today, we're looking at apartments renting around $1,350/month.

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