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William Kregler challenging Katz for borough president

Ask William Kregler if he is running for Queens borough president this November, and he'll tell you he's "not running, but actually walking straight into office." Confidence beamed from the Republican candidate when he declared he would be a voice for the working-class population in the borough.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017/Author: Topix.com/Number of views (271)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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2 Queens Teens Beg ICE Not to Deport Father Who Sought Political Asylum

The teen daughters of a Bangladeshi man awaiting deportation at a detention center thousands of miles from Queens on Tuesday held a news conference to beg the president to bring him back home. Simran Sharif, 18, and her sister Samiha, 14, wept inside their Jackson Heights tutoring center as they pleaded with President Donald Trump to not to deport their father, Bablu, back to Bangladesh.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017/Author: Topix.com/Number of views (237)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

Friday, October 6, 2017/Author: Topix.com/Number of views (373)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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QUIZ: How many stops on the 7 line can you name?

October 28, 2014: It's rush hour on a wintry fall afternoon as a crowded train on the NYC MTA subway line 7 to Flushing Main Street from downtown Manhattan, approaches Queensboro Plaza station. The train is climbing up a steep elevated section of the railway to the station as it passes the famous Silvercup Studios sign.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017/Author: Topix.com/Number of views (355)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Pols, advocates push for speed cameras near schools

After a failed attempt to expand a state law for speed cameras in school zones, elected officials and safety advocates are fighting once again. Mayor Bill de Blasio, State Senator Jose Peralta and Assemblyman Brian Barnwell joined transportation activists last Friday in Woodside to push state lawmakers to take up the legislation when they return to Albany next year.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017/Author: Topix.com/Number of views (428)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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How a Queens jhol momo seller started a Himalayan food revolution

In this case, the dish is momo, a hot Himalayan dumping that is a staple in the Nepalese and Tibetan community in Queens. For more than a decade, momo has been sold pretty much everywhere in Woodside and Jackson Heights.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017/Author: Topix.com/Number of views (398)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Continued overdevelopment along 7 train line is probably a bad idea

From Brick Underground : Anyone who has passed through Queensboro Plaza lately won't be surprised to hear that a development boom is afoot in this part of Queens. The area surrounding the elevated train station in Long Island City is a sea of cranes and residential high-rises, which have been sprouting up ever since a 2001 rezoning of the neighborhood.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017/Author: Topix.com/Number of views (370)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Commuters Brace for Morning Commute After Troubling Thursday

After a rough Thursday morning commute that saw hundreds of people getting stranded, LIRR riders saw more problems Thursday evening Friday promises to be an extremely busy day at New York Penn Station with regular commuters and those traveling for the holiday weekend. Headaches for Long Island Rail Road riders continued Thursday evening after already enduring a nightmare morning rush that stranded hundreds of riders for hours.

Friday, June 30, 2017/Author: Topix.com/Number of views (705)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Subway incident in New York City leaves three people injured

A firefighter uses a flashlight as he makes his way past passengers through the derailed "F" train in the Woodside neighborhood located in the Queens borough of New York May 2, 2014. A New York City subway train carrying 1,000 riders derailed on ... Friday morning while traveling through a tunnel in the borough of Queens, injuring 19 people, city fire officials said.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017/Author: Topix.com/Number of views (761)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Queens residents sue MTA over toxic lead paint 0:0

A group of residents who live close to the 7 line in Queens filed suit against the MTA on Monday for failing to clean toxic lead paint from the elevated tracks . The class-action suit claims the agency put Jackson Heights, Elmhurst and Woodside residents in danger by neglecting to clean lead paint from the Flushing line's trestles.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017/Author: Topix.com/Number of views (599)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Winterize your lawn sprinkler now and save in the spring!

As the cold winds of fall move in, along with the changing leaves and falling temperatures, it is once again time to think about winterizing your irrigation system or garden watering system. Here in the Northeast, winter delivers a steady bout of prolonged freezing temperatures that can damage the components of your lawn sprinkler system or drip irrigation system if not properly winterized. Costly repairs at the spring start up next season can be avoided if your irrigation lines are properly shut down, drained, and blown out with a regulated high volume air compressor. 
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BUY or LEASE Your Holiday Lights:

what is the BEST option for you?

Have you ever thought about the different offers for decorating holiday lights? Some companies offer a leasing option to install Christmas lights on your home and bushes every year for a set price. Most of the time it is a couple of thousand dollars, depending upon the size of the home and shrubs. This price will also include the company returning after the season, removing the lights, and storing them until next season. Sounds like a great option - right?

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Tips To Prepare Your Home For The Winter Months

Need tips on how to prepare your home for the winter months? Pacific Lawn Sprinklers was recently featured in a Newsday article to explain the importance of performing a sprinkler blow out each year. Read the full article and learn what the experts at Pacific have to say about winterizing your sprinkler system.
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When Should I Winterize My Lawn Sprinkler System?

When Should I Winterize My Lawn Sprinkler System?

As the fall season blows in, it is once again time to start thinking about winterizing your lawn sprinkler system! Lawn sprinkler winterization, also known as sprinkler shut down, fall closing, and winter blow out is the process of preparing your irrigation system for the cold winter months. The winterizing process will help to assure that the coming winter and freezing temperatures do not damage or compromise your sprinkler system’s components and piping.
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Pacific Lawn Sprinklers is READY FOR SPRING!

Pacific Lawn Sprinklers is READY FOR SPRING!

To say that Pacific Lawn Sprinklers is ready for the 2018 Spring Season would be an understatement! Earlier this month Pacific held their annual team meeting for all office staff and technicians, and what a turn out it was! There was a sea of blue “Pacific” shirts in their Queens training facility, with over 100 people in attendance. Further, the parking lot was full of their bright yellow service trucks. The energy level was high, as all team members were eager to get back to work and continue doing what they do best – offering unmatched, “ON TIME OR ON US” customer service. 
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