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Lincoln’s preliminary Emancipation Proclamation to be exhibited
Lincoln’s preliminary Emancipation Proclamation to be exhibited
News Queens Courier Staff 10/01/2012 at 9:59AM

In a rare public exhibit, one of the nation’s greatest documentary treasures — President Abraham Lincoln’s preliminary Emancipation Proclamation — will be on display at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post on Monday, October 15 and Tuesday, October 16. The draft document banishing slavery in America was written in Abraham Lincoln’s own [...]

MTA reduces subway service for “minor holidays”
News Michael Pantelidis 10/10/2011 at 1:22PM

New York City subway riders may notice they are waiting a little longer for the train today. Columbus Day marks the first time the MTA has implemented its “minor holiday” schedule. After studying minor holidays, the agency discovered ridership levels are often less than 75 percent of peak ridership. The reduction in service on these [...]