Diverse Group of Champions from Brooklyn Take Back Chess Title

Mar 19, 18 Diverse Group of Champions from Brooklyn Take Back Chess Title

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The chess team of Brooklyn’s Edward R. Murrow High School is going to Columbus, Ohio in April to try and retake the title of National High School Chess Champions. The team earned its chance at the prestigious award by virtue of winning the 2018 New York State High School Chess Championship on March 9. The school has won the...

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Governor Cuomo Calls for Major Upgrade to Stewart Airport

Dec 31, 17 Governor Cuomo Calls for Major Upgrade to Stewart Airport

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North of New York City we may be seeing the birth of a new international airport with the potential to service visitors not just to the Hudson Valley, but as a gateway to the rest of North America. Last June Stewart Airport took a baby step in this direction when it inaugurated international service with a Norwegian Air route from...

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New York City Appoints Four New Judges

Dec 20, 17 New York City Appoints Four New Judges

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Lawrence K. Marks, Chief Administrative Judge in New York, announced on Tuesday the appointment of four new appointments of judges to administrative roles in the local court system. Justice Anthony Cannataro will serve as administrative judge for New York City Civil Court Justice Desmond A. Green will be the new administrative...

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5Pointz Owner Libel for Destroying Graffiti Art

Nov 12, 17 5Pointz Owner Libel for Destroying Graffiti Art

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A jury found owner of the 5Pointz complex in Long Island City, Queens, guilty of destroying graffiti art when he tore down the building as part of his plans for developing the area. Three years ago, Jerry Wolkoff, a New York City real estate developer, had the 5Pointz group of buildings torn down after close to twenty years of...

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ISIS Sympathizer Gets Maximum Sentence in Brooklyn

Oct 30, 17 ISIS Sympathizer Gets Maximum Sentence in Brooklyn

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Despite pleas for sympathy and a show of regret, Uzbek national Abdurasul Juraboev was handed the maximum sentence of 15 years for plotting attacks of a terrorist nature. Juraboev pleaded guilty to following ISIS and planning overseas terrorist attacks as well as attacks on US soil in 2014. He also threatened then-President Barack...

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Prospect Park Says No to Cars

Oct 24, 17 Prospect Park Says No to Cars

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After a successful trial period as a car-free zone from July to September, Prospect Park is about to embark on this ambitious move on a permanent basis. Mayor Bill de Blasio made the announcement on Monday: Prospect Park will no longer allow entrance to cars on the parks entire loop drive, beginning on January 2, 1918. The New York...

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