Little Neck Ledger

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009

Little Neck Ledger

Our History: Webster studied diseases before compiling dictionary

A number of epidemics plagued the United States in the 18th and 19th centuries. Outbreaks of yellow fever, malaria and smallpox affected people, especially those located, as were New Yorkers, near seaports engaged in trade and receiving immigrants from other countries. Comment.
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Proposal for hotel, grocery store denied by Community Board 7

Community Board 7 rejected what its members called a “bizarre” proposal Monday that would bring a large hotel and supermarket to a largely industrial neighborhood in Flushing. Comment.
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Liu, Yassky head for comptroller runoff

City Councilmen John Liu (D-Flushing) and David Yassky (D-Brooklyn) will meet in round two of the Democratic primary for city comptroller in the coming weeks after a run-off election was triggered Tuesday in the tight race, according to unofficial election results. Comment.
Little Neck Ledger

Douglaston library gets tech makeover

The Queens Library reopened its Douglaston/Little Neck site last week following several weeks of renovations, including new computers, furniture and kiosks that allow visitors to check materials out themselves, the library’s chief executive officer said. Comment.

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