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Photos: A Brooklyn Navy Yard Cemetery Has Become A Park

  Brooklyn’s newest public park rests four feet above what was once a burial ground—not so uncommon, as plenty of our city’s parks were formerly potter’s fields. The Naval Cemetery Landscape sits at the Southeast edge of the Navy Yard … Continue reading

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City DOE to Lift Cell Phone Ban in March

  Sources tell NY1 the city is expected to lift a longstanding ban on cellphones in public schools, allowing principals, teachers, and parents to work out policies for their individual schools. City DOE to Lift Cell Phone Ban in MarchWed, … Continue reading

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Report: Ferguson Grand Jury Reaches Decision, Announcement Planned

  In this Feb. 11, 2014 image from video released by the City of Ferguson, Mo., officer Darren Wilson attends a city council meeting in Ferguson. Police identified Wilson, 28, as the police officer who shot Michael Brown on Aug. … Continue reading

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Queens’ Little Guyana Full of Familiar Tastes and Sounds

Queens’ Little Guyana Full of Familiar Tastes and Sounds It’s a small nation on the northern edge of South America but when New Yorkers who hail from Guyana want a taste of home, they don’t have to travel that far. … Continue reading

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Fwd: Notify NYC – Notification

Fwd: Notify NYC – Notification Notification issued 3/16/14 at 1:35 PM. The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City is accepting contributions to assist the individuals, families, and businesses affected by the building collapse that occurred at 116th Street and … Continue reading

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Immigrants who overstay can apply for green card if married to a citizen

Immigrants who overstay can apply for green card if married to a citizen Q: My girlfriend came here as a visitor from Europe under the ESTA program. I am a U.S. citizen. If she overstays and then we marry, can … Continue reading

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Shortest St. Patrick’s Parade in Bronx

Shortest St. Patrick’s Parade in Bronx An Irish pub in the Bronx looking to step up the fight against hunger has set off a Celtic conflict with a small Arkansas town. An Beal Bocht Cafe in Kingsbridge will stage what … Continue reading

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