Author Archives: Timothy Petropoulos

Mayor Bloomberg: Willets Point facelift to bring thousands of jobs


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More than 12,000 construction jobs and 7,000 permanent jobs will come from the proposed Willets Point renovation, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said, which includes retail space, a hotel and quicker access to the Van Wyck Expressway. The reconstruction — to be funded by $3 billion in private investment, as well as $100 million in city capital […]

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Howard Beach ‘Lights’ the way


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Once again Howard Beach came together to stand up to cancer. More than $150,000 was raised at the Fourth Annual Relay for Life of Howard Beach by 302 participants and 37 teams. The event, which took place on June 9 and 10, was sponsored by the American Cancer Society and held at Frank M. Charles […]

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Bank helps customers prepare for retirement


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The road to retirement is often a tricky one, with many obstacles along the way. On April 18, Dime Savings Bank tried to make that road a little smoother by hosting a dinner to discuss options for retirement with select customers at Luigi’s Italian Restaurant in Glen Oaks. This is the third event of its […]

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