Juniper Valley Park to hold qualifier for citywide bocce tournament


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THE COURIER/File photo

The city’s Parks Department will play host to the qualifying rounds for their Citywide Bocce Tournament on Sept. 12 in parks throughout the five boroughs.

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Ticket holders enjoy smaller games at US Open side courts and practice fields


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THE COURIER/Photos by Alina Suriel

Tennis fans at the U.S. Open at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center have multiple courts to choose from in addition to four main stadiums hosting the sport’s biggest names.

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Maspeth High School’s summer debate camp gets visit from councilwoman


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Photos courtesy Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley's office

This summer Maspeth High School held a two-week debate camp for students from fourth to 12th grade. During the session, members and participants of the Queens Debate Institute introduced interested students to the art of debate.

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Cops release security camera image of suspect in LIC caustic chemical assault


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Photos courtesy of NYPD

Hoping to crack the case, the NYPD released on Thursday night a surveillance camera image of a man wanted in connection with last month’s assault on a Long Island City street that left a woman with chemical burns.

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New Single Stop pilot program helps seniors sign up for benefits


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RIDGEWOOD TIMES/Photo by Anthony Giudice

The seniors at the Peter Cardella Senior Citizen Center in Ridgewood can now receive help signing up for important benefit programs through a new pilot initiative called the Single Stop Program.

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Treasury Department offers ways for Greek New Yorkers to send cash to Greece


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Photo courtesy of Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney

Seeking to get relief where it is needed, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney announced on Wednesday two suggestions from the U.S. Treasury Department designed to clear the way for Greek-Americans to help their families in their ancestral home.

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