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Hopefuls take first steps for 2001 Queens elections

By Michelle Han With a mass exodus of elected city officials set to take place within two years because of term limits, many Queens hopefuls are beginning to lay the groundwork for potential candidacies in the 2001 elections. Dozens of potential candidates have begun to amass campaign funds or have set up depositories for campaign […]

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The Civic Scene: CB 8 alerts residents about sanitation regulatrions

By Bob Harris Community Board 8 has alerted the community that every owner, lessee, tenant, occupant, or any other person in charge of any lot or building must clean ice from sidewalks within four hours after snow stops falling or by 11 a.m. if the snow stopped falling after 9 p.m. the previous evening. The […]

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Hillcrest HS recognized for academic programs

By Daniel Arimborgo Hillcrest High School has been named a 1999-2000 New York State Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the state Education Department. The Blue Ribbon School of Excellence designation was created in 1982 by the secretary of state to give public recognition to outstanding schools across the state and the nation. The competition […]

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Queens Students Speak Out On Colorado Carnage

As authorities were investigating last week’s bloody shooting and bomb rampage in Littleton, Colorado’s Columbine High School, ninth through twelfth graders here in Queens shared some of their feelings and thoughts about the bizarre massacre which left 13 dead and countless others physically and emotionally scarred for life. "It’s really sad," said 14-year-old Sabrina Smith, […]

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