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Water Main Mess In Maspeth, H. Bch.
         Firefighters and crews with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) rushed to two water main breaks that occurred several hours apart in Maspeth and Howard Beach last Tuesday morning, Oct. 25, according to FDNY sources. 
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Wanted For Robbery
       The NYPD is looking for the man in this surveillance camera footage, who is wanted in connection with a gunpoint robbery on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 22nd Street and 41st Avenue in Queensbridge. At 3:15 a.m that morning, police said, the suspect approached a victim, pointed a firearm and demanded their wallet and cell phone. 
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Training Vehicle Is FDNY’s Newest Wheels
      The Fire Department received the keys to a brand new mobile training vehicle during a press conference held by Queens Borough President Helen Marshall last Thursday, Oct.
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Feds, City Make Pact To Improve Jam. Bay
Protects Marshes, Promotes Pk. Use
     Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2 Administrator Judith Enck announced new agreements to improve the Federal and City parklands around Jamaica Bay and improve overall water quality.  
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Wanted For Astoria Shooting
      The Police Department is looking for this suspect in connection with a Friday, Oct. 21 shooting in Astoria. According to police sources, at about 1:15 p.m.
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Wanted For Bushwick Heist
      Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating the man shown in this surveillance camera footage, who is wanted in connection with an attempted commercial robbery at 1:40 p.m. on Oct.
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Bushwick Ballfield Renamed For Late Local League Leader
       City Council Member Erik Martin Dilan (at podium) addresses residents who braved the rain last Thursday, Oct. 27 for a ceremony renaming Bushwick Playground, at the intersection of Knickerbocker and Putnam avenues, in honor of Barry “Sly” Morrow, the founder of the Bushwick Football League who died in 2006. 
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Unity Team Talks Jobs With Treasurer
      Numerous local elected officials who are part of the Queens Unity Team recently met with Rep. Joseph Crowley and U.S.
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Glendale Kiwanis Club Honors Local School Leaders
       The Kiwanis Club of Glendale held their annual Principals’ Appreciation Day Luncheon last Thursday, Oct. 27 at Zum Stammtisch restaurant in Glendale. At the event, Kiwanis Past Lt. Gov. 
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Recognizing Hispanic Leaders
       Last Friday, Oct. 28, City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer hosted his second annual Hispanic Leadership Awards at Arepas Café in Astoria. Among those honored were (in alphabetical order) local resident and cancer survivor Sharlene Figueroa, Monica Guzman of Sunnyside Community Services, Daniel Leyva of the Latino Commission on AIDS, P.O. 
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Sign Up With Pol For Senior ID Cards
      Assemblyman Mike Miller announced that his office has launched a new senior citizen identification card program.
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Having A Spooky Time At Grover Cleveland Fall Fest
       Grover Cleveland High School in Ridgewood held a Halloween-themed fall festival last Friday, Oct. 28. In the photo, City Council Member Elizabeth Crowley, Principal Denise Vittor and Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan (third to fifth from left) take in the scene. (photo: Allen Epstein)  
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American Legion Celebrates Oktoberfest With Glendale Feast
       The American Legion Post #104 in Glendale hosted their annual Oktoberfest gathering last Sunday, Oct. 30. 
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Parents, Kids In Walkathon For Saint Pancras School
         Over 20 dedicated parents joined enthusiastic and energetic students from St. Pancras School in Glendale for a walkathon. The event, which wound its way through the community, was held last Wednesday, Oct. 26. 
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Going Pink In Ridgewood For Cancer Awareness
      Students of Notre Dame Catholic Academy in Ridgewood made and purchased pink ribbons as part of an effort to rasie over $1,000 for breast cancer awareness in October.
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St. Pancras Honors Students Of Month
      For overall academic excellence during the month of October, these pupils from Glendale’s St. Pancras School were honored as Students of the Month.
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Bringing The Country To Glendale Church
      Glendale/Maspeth United Methodist Church held a “country breakfast” last Saturday morning, Oct. 29.
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Treats Aplenty At Local Halloween Festivities
      Halloween was celebrated in grand style by ghouls and goblins of all ages on Monday, Oct. 31. Shown above are some trick-or-treaters who enjoyed face painting and other goodies during Weichert F.H.
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Locall Halllloween Happeniingss Offfferr Pllenttyy Off Chiillllss And Thrriillllss
      Traditional Halloween customs were blended with those celebrated as part of the Latin “Day of the Dead” during Bushwick’s “Calabazafest!” at P.S.
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Knowing Their Numbers Paid Off
      These St. Pancras School students earned top prizes during the Glendale institution’s intermediate math bee last Thursday morning, Oct. 27.
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