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Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

Jazz might have been born in New Orleans, but it grew up in Queens. Comments (3)
Letters

Don’t believe right-wing lies about the left

TimesLedger Newspapers reader Ed Konecnik finds it perturbing that some folks do not believe in his philosophical world. Since he refers to the U.S. Constitution all the time, he is either a constitutional lawyer or one of those laughable right-wingers who carry around a pocket Constitution and flash it at every progressive they see as if it was a cross to vanquish a vampire. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014

The Hindu Temple Society of North America celebrated the signing of their home country’s constitution during an event Saturday, which also honored Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela. Comment

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014

Health

Lunar baby born at NYHQ

Health

Lunar baby born at NYHQ

Two proud parents took home one of Queens’ first babies born in the Lunar New Year from the hospital last week. Comment

Friday, Feb. 7, 2014

Many Willets Point business owners have been left without a home after they surrendered their auto shops’ properties to meet a deadline that passed last weekend. Comments (1)
A 24-year-old Flushing man, accused of driving with a suspended license when he was in a New Year’s Eve car crash that took the life of a pre-K teacher, made his first appearance in court Monday. Comments (6)
Government

Meng looks back at first year in House

Government

Meng looks back at first year in House

Having survived a government shutdown, a shooting outside the Capitol and a mugging, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng’s (D-Flushing) first year in Congress was anything but uneventful. Comments (5)
Queens College has been deemed one of the best value schools in the country by The Princeton Review. Comments (1)
A Flushing doctor was sentenced to a year in prison last week after he pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme that prosecutors said fraudulently billed Medicare for more than $15 million, the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn said. Comments (5)
Art

East meets West

Art

East meets West

Shanghai artist Zhang Lanjun fuses traditional Chinese art with modern abstract creations served up via a Western palate. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

Borough President Melinda Katz joined an activist-driven push to return the long neglected New York State Pavilion to its former glory Thursday. Comments (3)
Government

Klein farm tenant admits tree cutting

Government

Klein farm tenant admits tree cutting

Tenants of the historic Klein farm in Fresh Meadows accepted responsibility for cutting down trees and altering the driveway of the property without permits at a hearing Tuesday. Comments (5)
The St. John’s University women’s basketball team hasn’t forgotten October when the preseason Big East rankings were announced. The Red Storm was picked third and is now making it a point of trying to show the league’s coaches they were a little bit off. Comment

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