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Five young men from Jamaica, Queens wait for the train to take them to boot camp
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They stand looking at the camera, their faces neutral, their armbands reading “LIRR Jamaica.” These five men from Queens are draftees, waiting at the Jamaica Long Island Rail Road...

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As of last month, New York City has a country music station again. That’s great, but the country genre has a vast and rewarding back catalog that may be more appealing than some of the...

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January 29 marks the birthday of an animator, illustrator and author whose imagination and style helped define children’s entertainment in the 20th Century. His name may not ring bells for...

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Johnnie Dent, Community Library Manager at Queens Library at East Elmhurst, the
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The passing of time is changing the way Americans recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day, at Queens Library and around the country. Each year, a larger percentage of the population was not alive...

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The New York Times reported that recently — just off the island of Midway, where the pivotal naval battle of the Pacific War was fought 71 years ago — archaeological divers discovered...

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