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WYCKOFF’S NEW BOSS
Reform Panelist Takes Helm At Hospital
     Wyckoff Heights Medical Center (WHMC) reportedly had 
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SHE’S STRUCK BY SUV ON THE BORDER
      A woman was seriously injured after being hit by a sports utility vehicle while attempting to cross Metropolitan Avenue on the Ridgewood/Middle Village border last Thursday morning, Dec.
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Flames Hit The Top Of Elmhurst Bldg.
      A firefighter was hospitalized with injuries sustained while battling at one-alarm fire at an Elmhurst building last Friday morning, Dec. 30, 2011, it was reported.
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AIR QUALITY CITY’S FOCUS
Series Of Laws Target CO, PCBs
     Air quality, both in the city and in
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A New Plaza For Glendale
Meeting Eyes Expansion Of Space
     Glendale residents will have the chance to voice
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Ride Flips Out On Roadway In Corona
      The driver of this sedan was injured after his ride lost control, struck a parked car and overturned at a Corona intersection last Friday afternoon, Dec. 31, 2011, Fire Department sources said.
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Land Use Issues At Next CB 5 Meeting
     The next meeting of Community Board 5 will
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CRACKS AT RESERVOIR
Renovations Delayed By Structural Instability
     Improvements to the perimeter of the Ridgewood Reservoir
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He’s Squeezed Between Cars In M.V.
      While getting out of his ride, a man was injured after being pinned between his vehicle and a car that was backing out of a parking lot in Middle Village last Friday afternoon, Dec.
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Blaze At Senior Center
      A small fire broke out on the roof of the Elmcor Senior Center during construction work last Saturday afternoon, Dec. 31, 2011, it was reported.
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Bike Parking Law Revised
Leeway For Garages To Store Rides
     Regulations enacted two years ago requiring that parking
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One-Alarm Fire Guts Bushwick Building
      Flames ripped through a Bushwick apartment house during a one-alarm fire on Monday afternoon, Jan. 2, Fire Department sources said. Reportedly, the blaze broke out at around 12:45 p.m.
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Recycle Electronic Items At Qns. Botanical Garden
Drop Off Unneeded High-Tech Devices
     The Lower East Side Ecology Center will host an electronic waste (e-waste) recycling event at Queens Botanical Garden in Flushing this Sunday Jan. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  
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Have Your Live Christmas Tree Chopped Into Mulch
City Pines For Evergreens At ‘Mulchfest’
     Sanitation Commissioner John J. Doherty announced that the Sanitation Department (DSNY) began its annual Christmas tree curbside collection and recycling program on Tuesday, Jan. 3 and will continue through Saturday, Jan. 14.  
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Public Safety Still Secure In N. Y. City
Crimes, Fire Deaths Down In 2011
     Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly and Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano announced that near-record levels for public safety were maintained in 2011, with crime on the decline again, and the second-lowest number of fire deaths since comparable records have been kept.  
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Town Hall On Trains Jan. 11
     Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) officials will meet with community residents and City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer at a public town hall on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 6 p.m. at Sunnyside Community Services. 
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Isabella, Jayden Top Baby Names
Over 126,000 Infants Born In N.Y.C.
     Isabella and Jayden held fast in 2010 as the most popular baby names in New York City for the second year in a row, according to the city’s Health Department.  
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Resolve To Put Finances In Order Throughout New Yr.
City Agency Offers Money-Saving Tips
     Want to start the New Year off right? Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner (DCA) Jonathan Mintz provided tips that can help New Yorkers save money and become an educated consumer in 2012.  
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