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POEM: My world

By Jose Peralta ’16

The world is on fire, lit by this sin.

The blaze of desire, brought out this sight

At still night, the halls were lifeless, like me. 168 more words

Jose Peralta

Famous folk narratives from around the world

By Jose Peralta ’16

Fox and Crane

Once upon a time, a fox invited a crane for dinner, but the fox served porridge on a plate, so the crane couldn’t eat dinner at all due to its beak. 309 more words

Jose Peralta

Some Hoverboard Owners Experiencing Buyer's Remorse

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Take them back!

That’s the feeling of some people who snatched up wildly popular hoverboards for the holidays but now have buyer’s remorse after seeing new videos of… 271 more words

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Politicians Push to Legalize Hoverboards in New York City

Hoverboards have been pulled from online retailers and banned from airplanes, but three New York City politicians are nonetheless looking to legalize the two-wheeled motorized scooters in New York City. 538 more words

David Weprin

Officials Call For Safety Upgrades After Queens Teen Killed In Hit-And-Run

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Over the candles and flowers, the family of 17-year-old Ovidio Jaramillo wept and prayed Thursday as elected officials called for better lighting and other safety improvements at Northern and Junction boulevards in Queens. 140 more words

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Next Week/This Week: Il Mio Cuomo

WHO HAD A GOOD WEEK?

1. LaGuardia Airport: Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Vice President Joseph Biden announced on Monday at a meeting of the Association for a Better New York a planned $4 billion overhaul of the 76-year-old Queens plane hub, a revamp that will raze the decrepit current four terminals and erect a new, unified transit center more than three times as large as the old one and connected to train and ferry service—bringing 18,000 new jobs. 1,100 more words

Bill De Blasio

Letter Grades Might Come to NYC's Food Trucks

Two legislators in Albany are trying to unleash the Health Department’s inspectors onto New York’s street vendors. The new bill, sponsored by Senator Jose Peralta and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, proposes to make a nine-member commission tasked with overseeing food trucks and snack carts. 75 more words

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