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Egypt to release Queens native
Egypt to release Queens native
News Bob Doda 10/25/2011 at 10:21AM

The Prime Minister of Israel announced that Ilan Grapel, the Queens native and law student arrested during the Egyptian uprisings in June, will be released in exchange for 25 Egyptian prisoners, according to Congressmember Gary Ackerman’s office. Grapel had been a member of the Israeli military serving as a paratrooper and was injured in southern [...]

Vigil held for Barbara Sheehan
Vigil held for Barbara Sheehan
News Michael Pantelidis 10/19/2011 at 2:09PM

Howard Beach residents have sent a clear message to Barbara Sheehan – “you are not alone.” Over 100 people attended a vigil held at Ave Maria Catholic Academy, located at 158-20 101st Street, on Sunday, October 16 to express support for their neighbor. Barbara is currently in prison awaiting sentencing after being convicted of criminal [...]