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Attorney General releases body-cam footage in probe of MTA police shooting in Jamaica


Jun. 14, 2024 By Bill Parry New York Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday released police body-worn camera footage that her office obtained as part of the ongoing investigation into the shooting death of 52-year-old Bashe McDaniel, who died on Dec. 29, 2023, following an encounter with members of the Metropolitan Transit Authority, (MTA) Police…
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Op-ed: Protecting Forest Hills Stadium

Forest Hills Stadium

Jun. 14, 2024 By Thomas Grech After more than a decade since its rebirth, it is unfathomable to consider Forest Hills without our venerable 101-year-old Forest Hills Stadium. The iconic venue is an asset to our community in so many ways – from creating jobs, to supporting local organizations, to providing invaluable links to our…
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New legislation eliminates cost-sharing for lung cancer screenings, championing early detection in NY

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Jun. 13, 2024 By Anthony Medina Health insurance companies in New York State, including Medicaid, may soon be required to cover and eliminate cost-sharing for lung cancer screening and follow-up testing for all asymptomatic individuals. Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr., representing neighborhoods in District 15, including Middle Village and Woodhaven, announced this month that his…
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State Senator Addabbo’s bill directing mobile sports tax revenue to gambling addiction services passes in Albany

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Jun. 13, 2024 By Anthony Medina New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. has heralded another significant milestone in the sports gambling industry as his introduced legislation to authorize 1% of mobile sports tax revenue for gambling addiction services passed in Albany this month.  The New York State Senate approval of Addabbo’s sponsored bill,…
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Congressman Suozzi joins delegation to Normandy in commemoration of 80th Anniversary of D-Day


Jun. 12, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Congressman Tom Suozzi was part of a bipartisan congressional delegation that joined President Joe Biden in Normandy, France, earlier last week to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day.  The eastern Queens representative, who also represents Nassau County, was among thousands around the world who commemorated the anniversary of the…
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