Sam Rappaport


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Queens Businesses Lobby Legislators In Albany

BY SAM RAPPAPORT Staff Writer Sometimes the refrain rings true: Proximity to power is power. Business owners and borough leaders from across Queens wound their way through the halls of the state capital on Tuesday in hopes of brushing shoulders with the legislators who govern their borough.

Queens Tribune
Students: Shelter In Place Is Not Enough

BY SAM RAPPAPORT Staff Writer In the early 1950s, when it became apparent that Russian warheads had the capability of reaching every corner of America, schoolchildren across the nation began preparing for a nuclear attack. One widely - circulated government-commissioned film-which featured an animated turtle named Burt-instructed thousands of students in the proper way to [...]

Queens Tribune
Chancellor Unveils Agenda To Queens

BY SAM RAPPAPORT Staff Writer There is a cartoon-style scenario that the city's new schools chancellor loves to recount as an illustration of how he defines "equity." Three students are tasked with peering over a fence, the story goes. The first student is tall and needs only to stand upright to peer over.

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Ambassador For Change: Juanita HolmesQueens Press | Queens Press

Rising Through The NYPD's Ranks BY SAM RAPPAPORT On a recent afternoon, Assistant Chief Juanita Holmes gazed into the large, impressionistic painting that hangs on the wall of her fourth floor office in the 112th Precinct in Forest Hills. The Brooklyn Bridge is in the foreground of the canvas spanning toward a glimmering Manhattan skyline.

Queens Tribune
Maloney And Meeks Hold On

BY SAM RAPPAPORT Staff Writer Two long-time New York congressional incumbents, U.S. Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) and Gregory Meeks (D-Jamaica), easily held on to their seats in Tuesday's Democratic primary. Maloney fended off Suraj Patel, a young, progressive challenger, with nearly 60 percent of the vote.

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