What you need to know about the 2016 New York presidential primary
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Next week’s Iowa Caucuses mark the first real test in the marathon 2016 presidential campaign, but New Yorkers will still need to wait another two months before having their say in the outcome. The New York presidential primary is scheduled for Tuesday, April 19, and is open to anyone registered in a political party. Voters may […]

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‘Time to pass the torch’: Congressman Israel won’t seek re-election
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Congressman Steve Israel is turning the page on his political career. The Nassau County-based lawmaker whose district includes areas of northeast Queens announced late on Tuesday afternoon that he would leave Congress at the end of his eighth term on Capitol Hill this December. Israel indicated that he would concentrate on his writing career; he published his […]

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Chelsea Clinton helps Rosedale residents spruce up Brookville Park
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Chelsea Clinton and Councilman Donovan Richards led a team of volunteers Saturday morning in cleaning up Brookville Park as part of a “Day of Action” helping areas damaged during Hurricane Sandy three years ago. The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton organized the first Day of Action […]

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BOTB Family And Recreation 2013 winners

 You voted, they won Best of the Boro Family & Recreation 2013 winners ADULT DANCE Winner In Motion Dance Center of NY 132-11A 14th Avenue, College Point, 718-746-4669 Runner-up Landrum School of Dance 1102 Clintonville Street, Flushing, 718-767-9787 AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM Winner Mathnasium 43-17 Bell Boulevard, Bayside, 718-747-6284 Runner-up Precious Moments Nursery School 6130 Grand Avenue, […]

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PHOTOS: ‘Shades of Blue’ with Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta films in Maspeth, Middle Village
Photos by Kelly Marie Mancuso

BY KELLY MARIE MANCUSO Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta hit the streets of Maspeth and Middle Village on Wednesday to film scenes for the new NBC police procedural “Shades of Blue.” The series features Lopez in the lead role as Detective Harlee Santos, a single mother forced to snitch on her corrupt colleagues by the […]

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