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Gregg McQueen

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Calls renewed for focus on homeless students | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen One of every four. According to The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness (ICPH), one of every four students in Council District 15 has experienced homelessness in the past five years. The district has the second…

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Art fair spotlights Dominican artists | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen He’s responsible for fine art at Fordham – and now he’s putting prints up for sale. Moses Ros, whose large-scale work Patriasana is installed at the Fordham Road station, is teaming up to bring even more…

Bankruptcy filing latest setback at GWB station | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen It’s a steep toll. The renovation of the George Washington Bridge Bus Station has long been mired in controversy. Now, as several long-delayed small businesses prepare to finally debut at the terminal, the developer associated with…

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Amtrak billboard panned | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen This is a bad sign. Rep. Adriano Espaillat is accusing Amtrak of going off the rails when it comes to a new advertising billboard that the federally subsidized agency has put up in West Harlem. Installed…

State hosts housing forum | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen It’s honing in on housing. The New York State Division of Human Rights will host a town hall on changes in the state’s human rights laws, specifically focused on housing concerns. The meeting will be held…

Sanctuary space aids monarch migration | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen There are royals about. A small green space situated near a busy Inwood street corner is playing a key role in helping monarch butterflies complete their annual migration to Mexico. Located near Good Shepherd School on…

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New theater work examines immigrant lives | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Carmen Barbosa remembers the fear. The 80-year-old Washington Heights resident came to the United States from Cartagena, Columbia in 1981. She wished to start a new life after her husband passed away, and find more consistent…

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Buunni Coffee seeks to add performance space | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen   The store recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $25,000 to purchase equipment including a sound system, LED lighting, a film projector and screen, and a removable platform stage. In its first week, the campaign…