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De Blasio sworn in as 109th mayor of New York City
De Blasio sworn in as 109th mayor of New York City
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 1/01/2014 at 8:12AM

New York City’s 109th mayor, Bill de Blasio, was sworn in during a ceremony at his Park Slope, Brooklyn home just after midnight Wednesday, followed by a formal inauguration on the steps of City Hall later that day.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/04/2013 at 7:27AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 48. Winds from the NE at 5 to 15 mph. Monday night: Overcast in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 41. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph EVENT OF THE DAY:  Sunnyside Restaurant Week The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID) is holding its first-ever Sunnyside Restaurant Week [...]

Cancer survivors celebrate ‘affirmation of life’
Cancer survivors celebrate ‘affirmation of life’
News Queens Courier Staff 6/11/2013 at 11:24AM

BY JOHANN HAMILTON Janet M. said she was filled with hope. At the annual Cancer Survivors’ Day, hosted by the North Shore-LIJ Health System, she was surrounded by others winning the fight for their own lives. Janet, who was diagnosed with cancer two years ago, joined the nearly 2,700 guests at the Monter Cancer Center [...]