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READY FOR A REBIRTH
Pols Piece Together Funds To Help Reassemble St. Saviour's
      Nearly half of the estimated $4 million needed to resurrect the dismantled St. Saviour's Church has been allocated by two local elected officials in the face of tough economic times,
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FIREFIGHTER SCALES HOME TO SAVE MAN
Pulls Off Daring Rescue During Elmhurst Fire
      A member of a Corona-based FDNY unit was credited with saving the life of a 33-year-old man who was found unconscious inside a burning Elmhurst residence last Saturday morning, June 27, the Fire Department reported. According to FDNY sources, the one-alarm blaze broke out at around 9:20 a.m.
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Seek To Rename Streets For Fmr. CB Chair, R.H. Historian
Council Passes Bill Honoring Haller, Cataldi
      Two civic activists from Glendale and Richmond Hill are among a number of notable individuals across the city slated to be recognized for their achievements with the renaming of streets in their honor.
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NYS BATTLE HITS HOME
Pols Tell RHBA What State Senate Fight Means For Present, Future
      Residents attending the June 24 meeting of the Richmond Hill Block Association (RHBA) heard state officials explain the chaos in Albany and a city representative explain how it affects the public. First up to address the crowd at the group's Jamaica Avenue headquarters were Jeff Gottlieb, representing State Sen. Joseph Addabbo; and Assemblyman Rory Lancman.
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CB 5 Meet Wed. In M.V.
      The next regular meeting of Queens Community Board 5 is scheduled to take place this Wednesday night, July 8, in Middle Village. As announced by District Manager Gary Giordano, the session will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the CNL Center at Christ the King Regional High School, located at 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., third floor, door 10.
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RAILING OVER TRAINS
      Fed-Up Homeowner Speaks Out On Noise And Pollution A local home owner at wit's end over noise and pollution generated by freight train operations at the Fresh Pond Railyard voiced his displeasure at the Thursday,
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Trash Train Case Nearing Settlement
Working Out New Freight Arrangement
      Christ the King Regional High School in Middle Village and two local rail companies are in the process of settling a lawsuit over the transportation of box cars full of household garbage that caused students and faculty members to
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City Finalizes Acquisition Of Land In Hunters Point
Set To Become Massive Middle-Class Development
      Almost exactly one year after Community Board 2 endorsed the city's acquisition of land on which to develop a middle-income housing development at Hunters Point,
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POL EXPOUNDS ON FIRST TERM
Crowley Reflects On City Budget
      At a recent luncheon with media members at her Middle Village office, City Council Member Elizabeth Crowley weighed in on the positives and negatives of the city budget,
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Queens Jewish Institutions To Get Homeland Security Grants
Funds Go To 'High-Risk' Organizations
      Just weeks after the thwarted attacks on two Bronx synagogues, Rep. Anthony D. Weiner, a member of the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, Assemblyman Rory Lancman, City Council Member James Gennaro,
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Free Summer Fun Found On Streets
Program Turns Roads Into 'Weekend Walks'
      Dance lessons, jazz concerts and outdoor movie showings are just some of the free fun local residents can enjoy this summer along thoroughfares in Sunnyside,
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Fireworks Spectacle On The Hudson This Fourth Of July
May Not Be Much To See From L.I.C.
      Anyone planning to get a closer look at the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza this Saturday night might have a difficult time viewing it from points in Queens, since this year's display will originate from the Hudson River.
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