‘Middle Village’ movie takes audience on a trip down memory lane
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Moviegoers filled a theater at Cinemart Cinemas in Forest Hills on Saturday to see the world premiere of the documentary “Middle Village.” The film’s director, David Lee Madison, treated the audience to a nostalgic view of Middle Village, the town where the director spent the first 27 years of his life. “I was beyond honored to have […]

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Community invited to world premiere of Middle Village movie
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Middle Village is ready for its closeup. A documentary of the neighborhood created by a Middle Village native and filmmaker will make its world premiere Saturday night at a Forest Hills movie theater. David Lee Madison has invited the community to join him at the debut of “Middle Village” on Nov. 14 at Cinemart Cinemas, located […]

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Former state Senator Malcolm Smith gets seven years for bribery
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Updated 2:16 p.m. Former state Senator Malcolm Smith was sentenced to seven years in prison Wednesday after trying to bribe his way onto the GOP ballot in the 2013 mayoral election, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of New York. Smith, 58, was found guilty on all counts in a federal corruption trial in […]

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Scarborough pleads guilty on corruption charges
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BY ANGELA MATUA Former Assemblyman William Scarborough pleaded guilty Thursday to federal and state corruption charges, officials said. Scarborough, who represented the 29th District in southeast Queens for 20 years, was arrested last October for wire fraud and theft concerning a program receiving federal funds. Scarborough is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. 14 in Albany. […]

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Halloran slammed with 10 years behind bars for bribery scheme
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A federal judge threw the book at disgraced former Councilman Dan Halloran, sentencing him on Wednesday to 10 years behind bars for his conviction in a failed bribery plot to hijack the Republican Party’s 2013 mayoral nomination for Democrat Malcolm Smith. Halloran, a former Republican councilman from northeast Queens, hoped to receive probation or home […]

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