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Obama says same-sex marriage should be legal
News Jay Lane 5/09/2012 at 3:27PM

President Obama said Wednesday that he believes same-sex marriage should be legal. “At a certain point I’ve just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married,” Obama told ABC’s Robin Roberts in an interview at the White [...]

Horse gone wild
News Queens Courier Staff 5/09/2012 at 12:30PM

A jittery horse escaped his stable and ran into rush-hour traffic in Queens yesterday morning, striking a car, authorities said. Blackjack fled from Cedar Lane Stables in Howard Beach at around 8:20 a.m. He struck a Honda sedan that had been waiting for the light, smashing its windshield. [New York Post]

No More Rotten ‘Apple’
No More Rotten ‘Apple’
Business Michael Pantelidis 5/03/2012 at 12:09PM

Long Island City’s “Apple Building” – currently eaten to its core – will soon be ripe again. The edifice, located at 30-30 Northern Boulevard and known for the large sign on its roof – left behind by the Apple Red Tag & Label company when it ceased operations in the 1970s – has been mostly [...]

Best of the Boro Voting is Live: Don’t delay, vote today!
Best of the Boro Voting is Live: Don’t delay, vote today!
News Billy Rennison 4/24/2012 at 11:33AM

Cast your vote for the best in Queens’ Family, Education & Recreation. Hundreds of nominations have poured in to the Best of the Boro’s fourth and final round and now residents can select who stands out above the competition. With seemingly endless entertainment options, this category allows residents to choose the borough’s best places to [...]

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MTA Service Update for Good Friday and Start of Passover on April 6
News Jay Lane 4/03/2012 at 10:55AM

The New York City Subway and the Staten Island Railway will operate on a regular weekday schedule throughout Friday, April 6, Good Friday and the start of Passover. However, there will be some adjustments to MTA services as noted below.   New York City Buses   New York City Transit and MTA Bus Company buses [...]

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Peninsula Hospital to close permanently
Peninsula Hospital to close permanently
News Jay Lane 3/26/2012 at 3:39PM

Peninsula Hospital Center will permanently close, bringing to an end a chaotic chapter in its life marked by six months in bankruptcy and a failed rescue attempt by an investor that had no experience in running a hospital. The state Department of Health shut down the laboratory of the Far Rockaway hospital on Feb, 23, [...]

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