"Queens Week" a success
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Last week, it felt like Queens was the center of the universe thanks to City Hall in Your Borough, which brought city agencies to Queens for a variety of ribbon cuttings, groundbreakings and celebrations of the borough. Politics can often feel so far away. For riders that take the subway every day, they don't care about bickering between City and State officials. That's why City Hall in Your Borough was such a success. It made local politics all the more tangible. Sure a lot of it is a photo opportunity, but it's nearly impossible to govern a city you aren't familiar with. That's why getting officials like Mayor Bill de Blasio to places like Far Rockaway, Jackson Heights and Laurelton is so important. There was even a story of an angry woman confronting the mayor over a trip to Germany. That doesn't happen while he's at city hall. By taking to the streets and meeting with constituents, elected officials are held accountable by the people they serve. The Mayor made stops at local businesses like New Park Pizza in Howard Beach where real New Yorkers – many of whom aren't too supportive of the current administration – live and work. It's a chance to hear about the micro-issues plaguing both local residents and businesses instead of dealing with everything on a macro level. The more local politics are, the better they serve the community. This initiative is a great example of the power of local politics. Spending a week in each borough is a good way to really represent the people of the city, but now it needs to be taken further. The City should consider doing it multiple times a year or even lengthening the stays of city officials. Maybe next year, “Queens Week” could be turning into “Queens Month.”
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Lions Club hosts 20th Annual Festival for Forestdale Families
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Last Saturday, Forestdale Inc. held their 23rd annual family festival. The social service organization, whose known for their commitment to help families across the boroughs, held the festival as a day for troubled families or families in crisis to go and have fun for free. The balloon animals, bouncy castle, barbecue, cotton candy, popcorn, spin art, and all day carnival games, along with many other fun activities allowed everyone to enjoy the day fully. “When we are here we get a chance to socialize with other foster parents,” said foster mom Barbara Emmanuel. “You get to see people you don’t normally see. The kids get a chance to run around and be kids, you know, just have fun.” Forestdale’s social service roots go all the way back to Brooklyn in 1854. A group of local women founded the Brooklyn Industrial School Association and Home for Destitute Children. In 1941 the Brooklyn Home for Children was bequeathed a parcel of land in Forest Hills. It was here that a five building campus was constructed as Forestdale. In 2017, Forestdale is the only child welfare agency headquartered in Queens. Their three and a half acre campus includes open fields, a basketball court and a playground donated by JetBlue. Their goal is to ensure the wellbeing of abused and neglected children through foster care and adoption. Forestdale has been known to partner up with schools, religious organizations, business owners and community leaders to address the underlying causes of families in crisis. For this event the families at Forestdale were supported by several members of the Forest Hills Lions Club. The Forest Hills Lions Club was established in 1952 and has continued their social service work ever since. Their involvement at Forestdale Inc. made a big difference for the families in attendance. From the tug of war and water balloon tosses, to the relay races, there was ample time for foster families to connect with one another. Vice president Cher Sparano stated, “All day long there’s party, fun, food, carnival, prizes, and the kids have a ball and so do we!” Sparano also shared that the people who can enter the premises of the festival is limited. Their goal is to keep a safe environment. “It’s a private affair just for Forestdale and everyone who belongs to the agency,” she said, adding that the grounds are “very well protected.” The agency's executive director, Anstiss Agnew, further elaborated on the planning that goes into this event. With the number of burgers, stuffed animals, and volunteer workers, he said there was a lot to do in order to achieve an event that could do so much for the families. “A lot of planning goes into this but we’re fortunate to have the lions club volunteers,” Agnew said. “They do most of the work.” (Angelica Katcher and Natalie Rios)
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by lokiciut
 PENGERTIAN PARA AHLI
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pengertian pelayanan kesehatan menurut para ahli - Meskipun ada seruan bersatu untuk Inggris untuk bergabung dengan anggota Buruh Masyarakat Eropa dibagi secara tajam mengenai kebutuhan untuk menjadi bagian dari benua Eropa Oleh karena itu, partai tersebut mengusulkan sebuah referendum sebagai proses demokratis untuk mengukur urgensi penyatuan Tony Benn secara formal menghasilkan usulan semacam itu di Henokh. Partai pemerintah anti pemerintah Powell republikan dikhotbahkan untuk pemilihan tenaga kerja yang mempengaruhi pemilihan setelah Partai Buruh kembali berkuasa pada tahun berikutnya sebuah referendum diadakan pada saat diperlukan ke Inggris untuk tetap menjadi anggota EEC dari warga Inggris yang mendukung keanggotaan EECnya Sejak itu tidak ada pemilih lain Telah diizinkan untuk memilih atau memodifikasi keanggotaan UE

Saat ini ada percakapan yang sedang berlangsung antara pengikut Uni Eropa dan Euroskeptik tidak di antara partai politik Inggris Partai Buruh dan Partai Konservatif yang saat ini di pemerintahan menunjukkan beragam pemikiran yang melihat keanggotaan UE Namun di akhir s dan awal Eurosceptisme lebih lazim di kalangan perwakilan partai buruh daripada Konservatif Secara rinci, sebagian besar anggota parlemen Partai Buruh memiliki pemikiran anti-personil Dalam sebuah konsultasi khusus yang diadakan oleh partai buruh, keputusan untuk memberikan suara pada masyarakat Muslim Inggris untuk memilih gerakan tersebut. Pikiran serupa diamati pada saat partai tersebut didedikasikan untuk menentang tindakan apapun. Menggabungkan Inggris dalam sebuah federasi Eropa

Kepemimpinan Kinnock Neil berhasil dinegosiasikan dengan oposisi untuk menjatuhkan perjuangannya mendukung integrasi Inggris ke dalam Uni Moneter dan Ekonomi Eropa Namun rabat Inggris Margret Thatcher memperoleh banyak ketenaran. Hal ini memungkinkan Inggris untuk meminimalkan kontribusinya ke UE mengingat fakta bahwa negara tersebut Anggota UE termiskin kedua Ia menerima subsidi pertanian yang tidak signifikan karena pencapaian yang baik dari sektor pertaniannya. Adopsi Inggris secara keseluruhan oleh anggota Eu tumbuh sampai pada titik dimana referensi diperparah dengan tajam pada tahun-tahun berikutnya. Suatu saat, sebuah pertunjukkan dukungan dari negara-negara anggota merosot ke Tingkat s karena tepat waktu hubungan dengan Perjanjian Maastricht Integrasi Eropa diatasi dengan kegagalan membangun undang-undang dasar UE yang berlaku di semua negara anggota Pada matahari terbit Euroskeptisme ini memperoleh lebih banyak dampak baik di Inggris maupun di negara-negara Eropa lainnya.

James Goldsmith mendirikan Partai Referendum sebuah partai tunggal untuk berpartisipasi dalam pemilihan. Salah satu kebijakannya termasuk sebuah seruan untuk sebuah referendum yang menilai kembali hubungan Inggris dengan Uni Eropa. Dia berpendapat bahwa isu domestik mempengaruhi pemilih Inggris lebih banyak daripada urusan benua Eropa Leach et Sebagian besar Inggris disebut sebagai mitra yang tidak praktis di dalam UE meskipun banyak negara lain menentang integrasi Uni Eropa lebih lanjut dan pembubaran negara-negara anggota

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Six Years Later: The ‘brotherhood’ remains for St. John’s basketball
by Bryan Fonseca
Jul 27, 2017 | 50 views | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print
DJ Kennedy, Paris Horne and Justin Burrell were all smiles as they posed for a post-game victory photo in front of The Basketball Tournament bracket in New York City. It’s like they were back in college all over again. Six years ago, the St. John’s Red Storm captivated the hearts of New York City, and even a chunk of the Country, with their memorable run through the Big East, and to the NCAA Tournament. The 2010-11 team of 13 (10 seniors) finished 21-12 (12-6 Big East), reaching March Madness for the first time in close to a decade, going 6-5 against top-25 nationally ranked teams in the process. Kennedy, Horne, Burrell and Sean Evans were four of those seniors, and they have been knee-deep in The Basketball Tournament, which arrived at LIU Brooklyn this past week, from July 20-23. Prior to Thursday, day one of the four-day BK stay, 16 teams remained in what was once the field of 64, with only four leaving to Baltimore for the early August finale in hopes of cashing in on a $2 million prize. While the Red Storm have enjoyed their professional careers and distinct success on the court, they’ve managed to keep the family together off of it. As The Tournament would indicate, the togetherness has also carried itself onto the hardwood. Kennedy, Horne and Burrell are teammates with Overseas Elite, the two-time defending TBT Champions, who will return to the Final Four after an 86-79 over Ram Nation, comprised of former ballers from Virginia Commonwealth University. Evans, the former Red Storm center whose Team FOE squad was eliminated in the Elite Eight on Sunday, also played deep into TBT 2017, with two respectable Brooklyn showings. Every now and then, they admittedly still reflect on those college times, though. “You think about the moments you made big plays and things like that to get you through what you’re going through now,” said the 6-foot-8 Burrell, a Bronx native who now lives in Jamaica. “You reminisce and watch film, talk with your boys – laughing and all that about the good old days.” “I think it was big, it meant a lot, we grew up in college so we basically grew up together,” added Kennedy. “You can tell we’re more mature now, so that really helped us a lot, just mentally. You learn through so much … the older you get, the more you experience.” Since their post-St. John’s days have ensued, the guys have seen their pro careers blossom, collectively playing in the most competitive parts of Europe, the NBA D League (now known as the G League), NBA Summer League, and in the case of Kennedy, the NBA. Throughout it all, friendships/brotherhoods have been maintained. An example would be Burrell and Horne, prep school teammates from Bridgeton Academy. Horne is the godfather of Burrell’s four-year old daughter. Burrell adds that former SJU point guard from the same class, Malik Boothe, who was in attendance for an 84-76 Overseas Elite win on Thursday, is at his house ‘almost every day.’ Burrell noted that TBT is one of the highlights of the summer for the group, especially since their family and friends rarely get to see them play. “To be here and have something this caliber level, and to have it right here in New York City where our family and friends can get to and watch us, there’s no better feeling,” said Burrell. “We love coming back here to New York so the St. John’s fans could see us,” said the 6-foot-3 Horne. “They don’t get to see us overseas. It’s good to come back home, try to win it, and put on for our team.” “We've always had a connection – that brotherhood,,” Horne said. “It feels good to come back to a tournament like this. It's competitive, you get to play with your brothers and win it.” And of course, the whole ‘winning’ part of it is especially nice, according to Kennedy. “Everyone is connected – and as long we keep winning, it’s cool. We had the same group for four years, I think that’s what got us here today. We love playing together,” said the 6-foot-6 forward. The level of togetherness has even extended itself to the coaching staff, in particular Glenn Braica, the current head coach of nearby St. Francis Brooklyn. Braica served as an assistant under Norm Roberts at St. John’s from 2004-2010, which include the first three SJU seasons for Kennedy, Horne, Burrell, Evans, Boothe and others. “(They’re) great guys,” Braica said. “They’re resilient, hard-workers and excellent players, but better people. I’m rooting for them – I love those guys!” Burrell added to this frame of thought, lending voice to the importance of having great people in your circle, which he has learned while getting older, and has done since. “It’s important to have good people in your school in life in order to be successful,” Burrell said. “People you can lean on, trust and really count on. To have guys you’ve been in the trenches with that you know have had your back before.”
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