Astoria Times

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011

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Moya celebrates heritage

For years Borough President Helen Marshall has held ceremonies recognizing Ecuadorian Independence Day and exceptional Ecuadorian Americans in the community. While she could not attend this year’s event, state Assemblyman Francisco Moya (D-Jackson Heights) participated in her place. Comment.
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Lawmakers warn residents of E. Elmhurst groper

City Council members Julissa Ferreras (D-East Elmhurst) and Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights) handed out fliers last Thursday at the 90th Street-Elmhurst Avenue No. 7 train stop warning residents about a man who groped three neighborhood women. Police warnings about the pervert were issued the same day a Corona man was arraigned on charges of sexually assaulting women on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Comment.
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Parks commissioner helps Astoria toddlers get green thumbs

City Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe visited an Astoria day care center last week to encourage not only the children to water public trees in the summer but also the whole city. Comment.
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Cops wound armed Astoria suspect with shot

An Astoria man is in critical condition after police shot him in the stomach last week, when the NYPD said he refused to drop two box cutters and attempts to subdue the man with a Taser and pepper spray failed. Comment.

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