Tuesday, 29 July 2014

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Gaza Bombing by Israel Protested

Gaza Bombing by Israel Protested

Orthodox and non-Orthodox Jews joined a rally on July 24 to protest Israel's bombing of Gaza.

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Aches and Pains Offer Window to Deeper Problems

Aches and Pains Offer Window to Deeper Problems

Treating "somatic" ailments offers a path to addressing mental illness in the Asian-American community.

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Fighting ‘Secure Communities’ Deportations 

Fighting ‘Secure Communities’ Deportations 

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey is urging that counties oppose deportations carried out under the "Secure Communities" program, reports Diario de Mexico.

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Festival of St. Irene Held in Astoria

Festival of St. Irene Held in Astoria

St. Irene was honored in church services and in a procession on July 27 in Astoria, Queens, reports The National Herald.

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Landmark Restoration Begins in Flushing

Landmark Restoration Begins in Flushing

A landmark restoration is underway at RKO Keith's Theater in Flushing, Queens, The China Press reports.

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Police Crack Down on Electric Bikes in Brooklyn

Police Crack Down on Electric Bikes in Brooklyn

Electric bikes and their operators are on warning in the 72nd precinct in Brooklyn, where the police plan to step up enforcement against the bikes, The China Press reports.

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Warsaw Uprising Mural Coming to Greenpoint

Warsaw Uprising Mural Coming to Greenpoint

The Warsaw Uprising of 1944 is being commemorated in Greenpoint by a mural which will be updated annually as a "living memorial," Nowy Dziennik reports.

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Senior Health Programs for ‘Aging Tsunami’

Senior Health Programs for ‘Aging Tsunami’

Initiatives like a Puerto Rican dance workshop and a summer pool workout keep the city's growing senior population healthy and active, in this episode of Independent Sources.

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Bridging the Digital Divide in NYC

Bridging the Digital Divide in NYC

Internet access is highly variable across the city, City Limits reports.

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‘Little Colombia’ Needs Representation

‘Little Colombia’ Needs Representation

Colombians, 1.5 million strong in the tri-state area, have little representation and are fractured as a community. Some leaders are trying to change that, El Diario reports.

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Summer Brings Fresh Produce to Northern Neighborhoods

Summer Brings Fresh Produce to Northern Neighborhoods

Vendors populate the streets of Upper Manhattan and the Bronx, bringing fruits and vegetables to neighborhoods often without access to fresh produce, reports Manhattan Times.

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