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Op-ed: Support programs that boost our economy
News Op-Ed 12/26/2013 at 4:27PM

ASSEMBLYMEMBER NILY ROZIC One by one, each student marched his way up to the front of the room to receive certificates of completion, each with a sense of accomplishment and hopefulness. One by one, each member of the cohort recounting stories of the past couple of weeks that gave them a second chance. It was [...]

New album benefits Sandy victims
New album benefits Sandy victims
Arts & Music Queens Courier Staff 3/15/2013 at 8:49AM

BY MELISSA STUMPF In the midst of a storm, he kept his head up high. Most importantly, he turned the bad into something good for everyone and gave them a reason to smile. Musician Walker Hornung—who has been writing and performing over the years with The Brotherhood of the Grape, Xtatik, Q-South and other bands—came [...]

New program to help with post-Sandy mold damage
New program to help with post-Sandy mold damage
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/04/2013 at 2:35PM

Though FEMA assistance can help homeowners deal with some of the devastating effects of Sandy, there is no direct federal funding for mold removal. A new program aims to solve that issue for around 2,000 homes in hard-hit areas. Using private money raised to help storm victims, the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, [...]