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Vigil to Honor Gay Man Killed in Jackson Heights Hate Attack 25 Years Ago

Julio Rivera was killed by a group of skinheads who set out to find a gay man. 

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Jackson Heights Forum to Discuss Obama Plan and DREAM Act

The forum is sponsored by Rep. Joe Crowley and Assemblyman Francisco Moya.

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Watch Films From 30 Countries as Queens World Film Festival Returns

The festival, in its fifth year, aims to be a more inclusive alternative to mainstream events.

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Fire at School Causes Widespread Power Outages, Con Ed Says

The fire caused 309 homes in New Springville to lose power Tuesday morning, Con Ed said.

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Polling Places Restored in Jackson Heights After Voter Complaints

The locations were removed two years ago after officials found they weren't ADA compliant.

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Students Push for Schools to Observe Muslim Holidays

The Coalition for Muslim School Holidays hopes to ensure the mayor keeps his promise to include Eid.

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Locally Shot Film Makes Queens Debut 20 Years After Filmmaker Died

"The House That Jack Built" was written by Joe Vásquez, who died in 1995.

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Director's Cut of Oscar-Nominated Documentary Debuting at Queens Film Fest

A new version of "The Act of Killing," which won a BAFTA and is nominated for an Oscar, will be shown.

New Springville »

Teacher Accused of Abuse Made False Claims Against Coworkers, Report Says

James Burke, 27, made 13 false accusations against coworkers in Staten Island, the report shows.

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Jackson Heights Population Boom Leaves Families Without Pre-K Seats

As with much of the city, many Jackson Heights pre-K programs have more applicants than seats.

New Springville »

Parents Fear Regression if Kids With Autism Move to Staten Island School

Parents of kids with autism fear their kids will fall behind after moving to I.S. 72.

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15 Cases of Bed Bugs Found in P.S. 69 Jackson Heights Since September

Education officials said bed bugs have been reported in 15 classrooms at P.S. 69 since September.

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Jackson Heights Elementary Schools Help Children Become Bilingual

Some schools in the neighborhood have adopted strong dual-language programs.

South Beach »

Grimm-Murphy Congressional Race Fizzles After Sandy

Many voters said they were indifferent towards what was once a heated congressional race.

Long Island City »

Queens Film Festival Seeks Local and International Talent

The festival, in its third year, is calling for submissions from Queens and around the world.