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Health organizations throw legal support behind soda ban appeal
Health organizations throw legal support behind soda ban appeal
News Queens Courier Staff 3/29/2013 at 12:38PM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY The tension between Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the courts over the proposed soda ban are continuing to fizz. The Mayor’s Office announced that the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and National Association of Local Boards of Health have filed an amicus brief in support of the ban, citing links between the consumption [...]

Hillcrest residents fear proposed housing unit will endanger children
Hillcrest residents fear proposed housing unit will endanger children
Top Stories Melissa Chan 2/06/2013 at 4:39PM

An overwhelming fear of the unknown is keeping Hillcrest residents from embracing a proposed housing unit set to lodge mental and chronic health patients in their community. “There are too many people, too many variables and too many things that can go wrong,” said Ed Leahy of the Hillcrest Estate Civic Association. A coalition of [...]