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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Broadway-Flushing

Broadway-Flushing shop sells water wellness

For those who do not speak Korean, the Erom store near Broadway Station may appear — at first glance — to be a place devoted solely to the sale of bidets. Comments (4).

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Jamaica Estates

Evils of global slavery explored at SJU event

In globalized supply chains where timber felled in Brazil is used in the manufacturing process that creates steel for U.S. automobiles, the economic and moral systems that permit forced labor are often hidden from sight. Comments (1).

Monday, April 14, 2014

Flushing

Boro reps sign minimum wage letter

U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) and Nydia Velazquez (D-Ridgewood) signed a letter sent to Gov. Andrew Cuomo asking that local municipalities be allowed to set their own minimum wages. Comment.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Flushing

Parks worker convicted in slay

A city Parks Department employee was found guilty of manslaughter Monday in the 2012 stabbing of a co-worker at a recreation center in Flushing, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.

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Saturday, April 12, 2014

Flushing

Police search for suspect who robbed senior: NYPD [With Video]

FLUSHING — Police were looking for a man wanted for robbing a 71-year-old woman in her Flushing apartment building Saturday. Comments (1).

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Pomonok

Seniors refuse to leave homes in Pomonok

After being asked by NYCHA to leave their multi-room apartments to make room for families, a number of seniors in Pomonok Houses said they are not going anywhere. Comments (8).
Flushing

Flushing man charged with arson: NYPD

FLUSHING — A Flushing man was arrested on charges of setting his own building on fire Monday afternoon, police said. Comments (1).

Monday, April 7, 2014

Flushing

Head of Queens Museum to be named city’s cultural affairs commissioner

Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to name the head of the Queens Museum Monday to the post of cultural affairs commissioner for the city. Comment.

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