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The above video was posted on YouTube by JosephAValerio. The CUNY website I found it on offered the following description: This is the Community Arts project done by Mike Ferrigno, Alex Hajjar, Amanda Strano, and Joseph Valerio, we hope you enjoy! It is a quick documentary on the wonderful Christmas lights of Dyker Heights in…

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The above video shows the Thanksgiving Turkey & Trimmings Give Away for families at the Reaching Out Community Services Food Pantry. The food pantry’s executive director Tom Neve would like you to know that Reaching Out is now getting ready to give over 600 kids from low income families the time of their lives at…

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In the above pre-Thanksgiving video, the Daily News pays a visit to neighborhood live poultry market La Pera Brothers, as workers prepare for turkey day shoppers. We had covered manager Carlo Formisano’s plan to begin carrying organic boids back in May.

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The above video, posted on YouTube by repmichaelgrimm, shows Congressman Grimm spending the day with a Staten Island fire company. He had also recently spent the day as a UPS deliveryman. The Brooklyn Politics points out that Grimm, a Republican, has received criticism from Democrats for what they are calling badly timed photo ops. U.S.…

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The above video, which was uploaded to Youtube by CongressmanNadler, shows Nadler on Fox News defending legislation that will cut private lending institutions out of the federal student loan process, as well as offer amnesty to students after a certain number of¬† 20 years, rather than 25. The law, which was to begin in 2014,…

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The above video, which can be found on Rep. Jerrold Nadler’s YouTube channel, shows him introducing a bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act or DOMA, which was signed into law by President Clinton during the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” 90’s. Nadler is joined by the bill’s sponsors, which include Reps. Barney Frank, Tammy…

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The above video, posted on Rep. Michael Grimm’s YouTube channel, includes his speech on the Veterans Dog Therapy Training Act. The Staten Island Advance reported last week that Grimm’s legislation, which would help both disabled veterans as well as those suffering from post traumatic stress, passed the House of Representatives. The bill would allow veterans…

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It looks like the Occupy Wall Street protesters won’t be getting kicked out after all. The above video, posted on YouTube by karinmoveon, captures cheers as the crowd learns that Brookfield Properties, the company that maintains Zuccotti Park, called off the cleaning that would have prompted police to clear a section of the park. Unfortunately,…

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Do you consider the anti-corporate sentiment of the Occupy Wall Street protests, as well as growing discontent about the widening gap between rich and poor to be a form of class warfare? In the above video, posted on YouTube by CongressmanNadler, Rep. Jerrold Nadler spins the label back around at Congressional Republicans during an appearance…