Saturday, 20 September 2014

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Jewish Leaders Demand Protection Against Hate Crimes

Jewish Leaders Demand Protection Against Hate Crimes

A spike in anti-Semitic incidents has prompted some lawmakers and New York's Jewish leaders to ask the city to protect the community ahead of the Jewish High Holidays, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

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Doing More for LGBT Students

Doing More for LGBT Students

Concerns of LGBT students are being addressed, but more could be done, Chalkbeat reports.

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Making Handmade Tortillas in Brooklyn

Making Handmade Tortillas in Brooklyn

Elsa Salas Lázaro makes handmade tortillas in Brooklyn that are much in demand, reports Diario de Mexico.

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Ask for Help, Korean Families Told

Ask for Help, Korean Families Told

Local politicians and Korean social services organizations recently urged Korean families to ask for help to avoid tragedies such as the murder-suicide that took place on September 9 in Flushing, Korea Times reports.

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Jewish Groups Mobilize for NYC Climate March

Jewish Groups Mobilize for NYC Climate March

From the national BBYO Jewish youth movement to the Park Slope Moishe House, nearly 100 Jewish groups have joined the list of sponsors for the September 21 People's Climate March, reports The Jewish Daily Forward.

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Caller ID Spoofing Scam Hits Flushing

Caller ID Spoofing Scam Hits Flushing

Scammers spoof a caller ID to defraud one business in Flushing, and the owner warns non-English speaking businessmen may be an easier target, reports World Journal.

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What Does it Mean to be Latino in Queens?

What Does it Mean to be Latino in Queens?

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Queens Latino asks a few of the 620,000 Latinos in the borough what it means to be Latino in Queens.

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‘A Flying Dodo Society’ Lands in Brooklyn

‘A Flying Dodo Society’ Lands in Brooklyn

Members of the Puerto Rican band, which settled in Brooklyn for its music scene, tell Brooklyn Daily Eagle that they write from a world described as "a jungle made out of cereal boxes."

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Polish Weekly ‘Post Eagle’ Suspends Print Edition

Polish Weekly ‘Post Eagle’ Suspends Print Edition

After being in circulation for half a century, the Post Eagle, the English-language Polish-American newspaper, will continue online only, reports Nowy Dziennik.

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Tepid Response to HIV Prevention Pill in Harlem

Tepid Response to HIV Prevention Pill in Harlem

A piece in The Uptowner examines why few patients are taking the HIV-prevention pill Truvada in Harlem and Upper Manhattan, areas that see some of the highest rates of HIV diagnoses in the city.

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Mexico’s Independence Day Celebrated in the Bronx

Mexico’s Independence Day Celebrated in the Bronx

Thousands turned out to celebrate Mexico's Independence Day at the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx, a location convenient for many of the borough's Mexican residents, reports Diario de Mexico.

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