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A BRIDGE TO THE FUTURE
Sunnyside Gets Look At New Kosciuszko
     Sunnyside residents got a glimpse of the new
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DHS TOLD TO AMEND WAYS
Comptroller Hasn’t Decided On Shelters
     Charging that “the current playbook for dealing
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Audit Slams DHS Response To Sandy
Relief Efforts Mismanaged & Unchecked
     The city Department of Homeless Services (DHS)
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SHOVELS IN THE GROUND
Borough Bd. Eyes Infrastructure Projects
     The Queens Borough Board and Queens Borough Cabinet  
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Glendale Library Renovation Nears
Will Include Accessibility For Disabled Persons
     The Glendale Library will be renovated to become
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NEW IMPORT: MORE TRASH
Temp Permit Adds L.I. Garbage Trains To Qns.
     More garbage than usual is now being imported
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‘Men In Blue’ Clean Glendale, Too
Pol & Nonprofit Enhance Sanitation Svces.
     Much of the Myrtle Avenue shopping strip in
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COMING SOON: CB 5 ROAD FIX
DOT To Resurface Local Streets This Autumn
     Residential blocks will be targeted by Department of 
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Ridgewood Union Seeks Affordability
Tenants Together To Offer Voices
     Concerned about a rising cost of living in
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Motorcycle, Car Crash In R’wood
Biker Suffers Critical Injuries
     A motorcyclist was critically injured after being struck
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NEW CHARTERS GET FALL VOTE
May Add Schools In Three Local Districts
     Three applications to open charter schools in Queens 
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de Blasio Taps New Bldgs. Commish
Formerly Served In DOB’s Queens, Bk. Offices
     Before embarking on his family vacation to Italy,
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DIY DIVORCE IS NOW IN QUEENS
Court Program Makes Uncontested Filing Easy
     The Uncontested Divorce DIY program was inaugurated at
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TRAFFIC NEWS and Updates
New York City Department Of Transportation
     No Street Cleaning Mon. Through Wed.   Alternate-side parking rules will be suspended between Monday, July 28, and Wednesday, July 30, in observance of the Islamic holy days of Idul-Fitr. Meter regulations, however, will remain in effect citywide.  * * * 
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TRANSIT NEWS and Updates
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
     The information in this column is current as of Wednesday, July 23. Last minute changes to service and operating schedules may be made at any time after publication. Check www.mta.info for schedule changes.  Weekend Disruption On A Line In Oz. Pk.  
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It’s In Queens!
News From The Queens Tourism Council
     It must be Classics Week, as Shakespeare, The Beatles, Godzilla, The Wizard of Oz, Fiddler on the Roof and a multi-day Latin cultural festival come to town.  Residents can also enjoy outdoor movies, concerts and festivals and indoor lectures on such topics as feral cats, the environment, and the Holocaust.  Here’s the rundown. 
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Seeking Federal Funds To Help Clean Qns. Beaches
Will Boost Bacteria Monitoring Pgms.
     Sen. Charles E. Schumer announced his push to
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News From The SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Retirement Is A Big Decision
     If you believe in going all the way or not going at all, there’s a day to celebrate your extreme ways. July 26 is All or Nothing Day. Not a day for the undecided, All or Nothing Day is dedicated to the idea of making decisions and plunging in. 
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