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  1. Sister M. Ann Veronica Helbig dies at 82; longtime teacher had quick witRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Newsday

    Sister M. Ann Veronica Helbig, who served as a Dominican sister for 63 years, died Jan. 1. She was 82. Sister M. Ann Veronica Helbig, who served as a Dominican sister for 63 years, died Jan. 1. She was 82. Sister M. Ann Veronica Helbig spent more than two decades teaching in elementary schools from Brooklyn to Huntington Station, and never encountered a task too small to help her colleagues in the Dominican Sisters of Amityville. Later in her life she served as a driver at the Motherhouse, escorting other nuns to appointments, said a longtime friend in the order, Sister Anne Rodgers.

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  2. Racehorse Health, Welfare Covered at New York MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Horse

    The NYGSC has completed its investigation into allegations by the PETA regarding the care of Thoroughbreds trained by Steve Asmussen. The New York State Gaming Commission has completed its investigation into allegations by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals regarding the care of Thoroughbreds trained by Steve Asmussen and the final report is being completed, said Scott Palmer, VMD, Dipl.

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  3. St. Elizabeth Catholic AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | New York Daily News

    Throughout our nearly 130 year history, St. Elizabeth Catholic Academy has fostered academic excellence and empowered generations of Catholic leaders through a caring, innovative and academically rigorous environment. St. Elizabeth alumni, numbering more than 3,000, remain active in the school.

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  4. Illegal Hotel Complaints Up 62 Percent as City Council Grills AirbnbRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | DNAInfo.com

    Illegal hotel complaints increased 62 percent last year because short-term rental sites such as Airbnb are violating the law, hurting efforts to provide affordable housing and placing the safety of legal tenants at risk, elected officials said Tuesday during a marathon City Council hearing. "I'm just amazed as to how bad it really seems - what you're doing and the impact it could have on this city," Brooklyn Councilman Jumaane Williams , chairman of the Committee on Housing and Buildings, told a representative from Airbnb during more than an hour of sometimes combative testimony.

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  5. Jan. 19: Double talk, dead ends and better daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | New York Daily News

    Jamaica: Bramhall's cartoon showing Mayor de Blasio talking out of both sides of his mouth was not meant as a compliment. However, it was a wonderful visualization of his dilemma. 3 comments

  6. Former mobster calls 'Junior' Gotti a pretend tough guyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | New York Post

    John "Junior" Gotti was a "self-mutilating" stunad with no street cred, according to his former best friend and mob turncoat John Alite. "He's like Kim Jong-un - a spoiled brat that took advantage of guys around us by his dad's authority," the former Gambino crime-family enforcer seethed to The Post.

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  7. Editorial: Mario Cuomo, 1932-2015Read the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Levittown Tribune

    With the passing of former Governor Mario Cuomo, an era in New York politics has come to an end. Along with his former rival and sometime ally Ed Koch, Cuomo defined New York politics throughout the 1980s.

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  8. Man shot 4 times during Queens motel room robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | New York Daily News

    Cops described the suspects as light-skinned Hispanics and believe they escaped the Econo Lodge on Rockaway Blvd. on foot after the incident. A man was fighting for his life after he was shot four times, twice in the face, in a motel room in Queens early Thursday, an employee and police sources said.

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  9. Judge tosses man's suit claiming false arrest in NYPD stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | New York Daily News

    Phillip Jean-Laurent, who represented himself in the civil trial, insisted that he had walked past an undercover female cop standing on Rockaway Blvd. wearing knee-high boots, bright-colored tights and a bikini top, and blew her off when she asked if he 'wanted to do something.' A Queens electrician who claimed he was falsely arrested in an NYPD sting that targets johns soliciting prostitutes got no satisfaction Wednesday from a federal jury. 2 comments

  10. Pinoys strip down for 'No Pants Subway Ride'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | ABS-CBN News

    Participants stand against as wall as they take part in the "No Pants Subway Ride" in the Manhattan borough of New York. Photo by Carlo Allegri, Reuters NEW YORK While most New Yorkers are all bundled up on a frigid afternoon these train riders are dropping their pants on the subway all in the name of comedy.

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  11. New York Racing Officials Meet in Wake of BreakdownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Horse

    The New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association , which met Jan. 10 in the wake of a spate of catastrophic breakdowns at Aqueduct Racetrack, in Ozone Park, New York, said racing participants will be asked to be more vigilant in an effort to prevent injuries to racehorses. The comments came in a lengthy New York Racing Association release that mostly revisited actions taken by the 2012 New York Task Force on Racehorse Health and Safety.

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  12. Belmont Park to Add 200 New Stall Spaces by May; Many Improvements Slated for All Three NYRA TracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | LongIsland.com

    As a new year begins and live racing continues at Aqueduct Racetrack, a host of capital improvements are now underway at Belmont Park in preparation ... Ozone Park, NY - January 7th, 2014 - As a new year begins and live racing continues at Aqueduct Racetrack, a host of capital improvements are now underway at Belmont Park in preparation for the upcoming spring meet. Live racing returns to Belmont on Wednesday, April 29. Recently approved by the New York Racing Association's Re-organization Board of Directors and totaling $36 million, the 2015 capital budget is funding a series of specific, long-term investments at Saratoga Race Course, Belmont, and Aqueduct.

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  13. Gunman kills one, injures another in parked car in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | New York Daily News

    Two men in their 20s were shot, one fatally, as they sat in a parked car in Queens Tuesday night, police said.

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  14. Fire damaged apartment building starts road to recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Queens Crap

    From the Queens Chronicle : The city Department of Buildings has partially lifted a vacate order on the apartment building that burned on Dec. 18, according to city records and officials, but no one can move back in just yet. On Dec. 24, the DOB cleared the landlord of the apartment complex at 103-45 97 St. in Ozone Park to re-enter all floors but the fifth to begin repairs.

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  15. Service Changes Planned for 11 Subway Lines This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | DNAinfo.com

    Service changes are planned on 11 subway lines this weekend as extensive MTA work takes place on stations and rails across the boroughs. 4 Line : From 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday, Bronx-bound 4 trains will run local from Grand Central to 125th Street.

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  16. Dozens Gather at Queens Vigil to Honor Slain Police OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | DNAInfo.com

    During the vigil, organized by several Queens precinct community councils, many lit candles; some held signs that read "Support the NYPD." "It's a very, very difficult time for our NYPD family," said Assistant Chief David Barrere, commanding officer of Patrol Borough Queens South.

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  17. Queens vigil for slain NYPD officers TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | New York Daily News

    Police officers salute at the start of the funeral of NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos at the Christ Tabernacle Church in Glendale, Queens on Dec. 27. Dozens of Queens residents will light a candle Tuesday night to honor fallen cops Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos and to show solidarity with the police force during a solemn vigil. The show of respect for the city's cops - organized by eight precinct community councils from Jamaica, St. Albans, Flushing, Briarwood, Hillcrest, Ozone Park and Rockaway - will start at 7 p.m. at the 107th Precinct in Flushing.

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  18. Several Queens Precincts to Hold Vigil for Slain NYPD OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | DNAInfo.com

    Several Queens precincts are planning a candlelight vigil for Tuesday night to mourn the two NYPD officers killed in Brooklyn earlier this month. The vigil will be held at the 107th Precinct at 71-01 Parsons Blvd. at 7 p.m. in Fresh Meadows, authorities said.

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  19. 12 Subway Lines to Undergo Service Changes This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | DNAInfo.com

    The 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, A, D, E, F, G, N, R lines will undergo construction work as a part of the MTA 's capital program for upgrading and maintaining tracks, stations and signal systems, the authority said. 3 Line : Beginning at 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, 3 trains will replace the 4 train in Brooklyn and run to and from New Lots Avenue.

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  20. Dec. 23: Murders of officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian LiuRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | New York Daily News

    Ozone Park: Exactly what did Mayor de Blasio think would happen when he allowed protesters to assault cops and block bridges, highways and tunnels with impunity? When he denigrated New York's Finest by telling the press how he had to warn his son about how he interacts with police? And finally, by allowing racial huckster Al Sharpton to dictate his police policies? Two cops are dead because he lacked the spine to stand up to the lawless. Stephen Rychlenski Brooklyn: When are you going to put a muzzle on that PBA boy, Pat Lynch? He's inciting a riot.

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