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Civic Virtue statue leaves Queens
Civic Virtue statue leaves Queens
Top Stories Terence M. Cullen 12/17/2012 at 11:43AM

The controversial statue, officially called “Triumph of Civic Virtue,” which stirred debate for the last few years, was hoisted from its pedestal on Queens Boulevard just before 5 p.m. on Saturday, December 15 as bystanders looked on — many of whom were saddened by the action. It has been moved to Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn [...]

Queen’s Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/17/2012 at 7:55AM

TODAY’s FORECAST  Monday: Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 54. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Monday night: Overcast with rain. Fog overnight. Low of 48. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.9 in. possible. EVENT of the [...]

Electeds rally against relocation of Triumph of Civic Virtue to Brooklyn
Electeds rally against relocation of Triumph of Civic Virtue to Brooklyn
News Queens Courier Staff 12/11/2012 at 2:26PM

BY CHRISTOPHER BARCA The city may have won the battle regarding the relocation of the Triumph of Civic Virtue statue to a Brooklyn cemetery, but those opposed to the plan say the fight is not over. “They’re taking one of the last pieces of fine art in Queens from us,” said Councilmember Peter Vallone. “They [...]