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Queens actor looks for big break with indie film

 

Howard Nash will never forget when he was 15 years old and held a summer job distributing circulars for the former Jackson Heights drugstore Rosenbaum's.

 

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Avella decries mayor's proposed cuts to CUNY

 

City Councilman Tony Avella, (D-Bayside) an avowed candidate for mayor in 2009, slammed Mayor Bloomberg's $35 million in cuts to CUNY's budget during a conference Tuesday at Queensborough Community College.

 

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Tandoor: Spice things up at exotic Rego Park eatery

 

You would think you were walking into the Secret Garden from the way the small pastel-green door contrasts with the overpowering structure of the building. The outside, with its opaque blackness and sturdy stance, is no reflection of what lies within. Sure, the large white letters that read "Tandoor" may give passersby on Queens Boulevard in Rego Park an indication that this is a North Indian restaurant, but it is no signal of the interior decor.

 

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With new album, Astoria rockers make it Reign

 

After about a year of hard work and stashing money away, the Astoria metal band Phoenix Reign has released its much-anticipated first album, "Destination Unknown."

 

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New York tops list of Intel competitors


Queens Council on Arts distributes 2007 grants


Traditional Chinese dances come to Queens College stage


Hollis student advances in Intel science contest


TimesLedger photo editor shows work at city exhibit


The Seasons of Love

 

On the Bullrun


Classic pop meets Mom & Pop in ‘American Soup’


Queens Theatre festival celebrates Asian cultures


Young mentors HS teens at Latino leadership event



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Culture Club

Jemma Publications
Dublin - Ireland

| September 2005 |

 

Ireland's pre-Celtic Tiger trend of emigration has come to an end. The number of work-permit applications from international staff in Ireland rose from 6,250 in 1999 to a massive 47,551 in 2003. In addition, 23,000 workers arrived in the State after the first three months of EU enlargement in 2004, with 50,0000 arriving from the EU accession countries toward the year's end.

 

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Hunger haunts borough's immigrants

TimesLedger Newspapers

Queens - New York

| March 27, 2007 |

 

Dolores, a 28-year-old undocumented Ecuadorean and mother of three children, says she must walk twice a week to two food pantries in her Astoria neighborhood because her husband's recent wages are too low to provide food for their family.

 

 

 

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Boro libraries host readings of city taxi driver's poems

TimesLedger Newspapers

Queens - New York

| February 15, 2007 |

 

When Davidson Garrett was young, he would run into his high school library in Louisiana seeking protection from the lunch-time bullies. His interests in the arts were strange and different in the eyes of his classmates, so they hit him to knock the strangeness out of him.

 

 

 

 

 

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Tapestries of Healing

TimesLedger Newspapers

Queens - New York

| February 22, 2007 |

 

As her husband lay on the hospital bed with an oxygen tube strapped around his face, a result of his esophageal cancer, Manhattan-resident Betty Vera took a photograph of him in an attempt to preserve his presence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Art of Knowing yourself

TimesLedger Newspapers

Queens - New York

| April 12, 2007 |

 

Ishley Park remembers the shame she felt when her parents would come home smelling like fish. Unlike her friends' parents, who held professional jobs as professors or doctors, her South Korean immigrant parents owned two fish stores: one in Whitestone and the other in Yonkers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bayside poet uses humor against the highfalutin

TimesLedger Newspapers

Queens - New York

| April 12, 2007 |

 

Ring. Ring. "Greetings, O seeker of knowledge, this is Robert. Leave it at the beep and perhaps I'll acknowledge it." Beep.


It's no surprise that Bayside resident Robert Dunn lives for poetry. Rhyme, pattern and rhythm are found in every aspect of his life. Yet, though he seems to have internalized poetry, Dunn says the poetry world has not internalized him - it has kept him at a distance.

 

 

 

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