Little Neck Ledger

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013


Walcott vows to end teacher review impasse

City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott has had his hands full since union bus drivers went on strike just days before Mayor Michael Bloomberg failed to reach a deal with the teachers’ union, leading to the loss of nearly $450 million in state and federal assistance. Comments (2)

Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013

Little Neck

Little Neck family embodies Russian adoption struggle

An international dispute involving a Russian ban on U.S. adoptions has hit home for one couple in Little Neck, and U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Hauppauge) pledged to help ensure they bring their new son home. Comments (2)

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Elderly man struck and killed near Union Turnpike

GLEN OAKS — An 82-year-old man was struck and killed near Union Turnpike last week within the 105th Precinct, police said. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013

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Boro welcomes tax break for condos, co-ops

A long-fought battle to secure a partial tax abatement for co-op and condominium owners was won after the state Senate and state Assembly made good on their word and passed new legislation. Comment

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