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CERTAPRO PAINTERS® ANNOUNCES PAINTCATION™ SWEEPSTAKES
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CertaPro Painters®, the largest painting franchise in North America, is launching its first ever Paintcation™ sweepstakes — a part of CertaPro’s ‘We Do Painting, You Do Life™’ campaign.  The sweeps...
Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...
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Are you having trouble evicting a tenant? The Landlord Center has been effectively representing landlords and have been very successful in fighting for their rights for over 20 years. The legal tea...
What it was Like to Buy a Home, after Selling Over 150...
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 205 205 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . My wife & I recently closed on the our very first home and boy was it an experience, especially considerin...
How Does a Prior Injury Affect Your Eligibility for Workers' Compensation Benefits?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 246 246 recommendations | email to a friend
In New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state's workers' compensation system. In fact, the workers' compensation system is generally your sol...
ARTS Community: Free Cultural Arts & Networking at CUP Center
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The Enterprise Collective is hosting a free community event to celebrate Women’s History Month at CUP Center located at 1071 Bedford Avenue in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn Saturday, M...
Where Is Paradise?
Mar 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 244 244 recommendations | email to a friend
Where is the Garden of Eden, and therefore, the tree of life, today? Is this the same as Paradise? Genesis 3:24 I may have bit off a little too much with this question. But it has often come to my ...
The Real Deal-Real Estate Update
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 297 297 recommendations | email to a friend
Since 1979 when Jim Turano then sales agent, first started, he was the first in the community to offer Senior Citizen Discounts. In addition he offered Police officers and fireman discounts when th...
BEST APARTMENTS & HOUSE LISTINGS FOR SALE-MIDDLE VILLAGE,NY
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NEVER ON MULTIPLE LISTING! Eliminate all your competition. See the best apartments and house listings first. Take the time to read the article: copy and paste http://www.greenpointstar.com/pages/fu...
Queens Real Estate Market Report: February 2016
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by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Queens Real Estate Market Update: February 2016 Home sales dropped in January which is somewhat typical ...

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Saving a piece of Woodhaven history
There will be a rally this coming Saturday, May 7, at Neir’s Tavern at 87-48 78th Street to call for the landmarking of the legendary establishment, which opened in Woodhaven way back in 1829. The ...
May 03, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group takes community on tour of Ridgewood Reservoir
Hopes to preserve the unique ecosystem, city history
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BP reviews Broad Channel road raising project
In August 2014, the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Department of Design and Construction (DDC) began the ambitious process of raising the roadways on West 11th through 19th roads to help pr...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial Day and saving Neir's
I hope that we can enjoy beautiful weather for Mother's Day on Sunday and the week before so you can have the opportunity to shop for mom on Jamaica Avenue. Yes, in Woodhaven all of our stores and ...
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Memorial Day and saving Neir's
I hope that we can enjoy beautiful weather for Mother's Day on Sunday and the week before so you can have the opportunity to shop for mom on Jamaica Avenue. Yes, in Woodhaven all of our stores and ...
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How Prince helped create life in Woodhaven
When news broke last week that Prince had died, people took to social media to share stories and recollections. For some, it was a favorite song or album. For me, it was the memory of my very first...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jamaica Hospital, NYPD team up to reduce distracted driving
In an effort to reduce traffic-related deaths and injuries, Jamaica Hospital is teaming up with the NYPD to increase public awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. According to the NYPD,...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Central Library celebrates 50 years in its Jamaica home
Jane Montalto has worked at Queens Central Library in Jamaica since 1972. In 44 years, the music librarian has seen all the changes, from print to digital; when she first arrived, there were no com...
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Queens man attacks worshipers at Jamaica mosque
Community leaders want incident investigated at hate crime
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With spring, Woodhaven heating up
The warm weather and April showers are finally here and I am very happy for the warmth and needed rain. So get out and eat lunch or dinner out at one of our Jamaica Avenue restaurants or order in f...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lecture to examine Woodhaven painter
Artist Stephen Csoka was born in Hungary in 1897 and trained at the prestigious Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest. In 1934, he moved to the United States with his new wife, Margaret, and over ...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gun buyback takes 89 guns off the street
The streets of southeast Queens are a little safer thanks to a gun buy-back program that took 89 guns of the street in exchange for prepaid gift cards. “The ultimate goal of this law enforcement in...
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Portion of Rockaway Boardwalk delayed by crane regulations
New York City's new crane regulations are going to delay the projected opening of the Rockaway Boardwalk between Beach 108th Street and Beach 126th Street until July, a representative for the Parks...
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The fight against SBS continues
Isn't it great that spring is threatening to arrive and stay? We've had a string of bright warm beautiful days, and I think that we could get accustomed to this. Last year at this time, I was warni...
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A chance to explore Woodhaven's history
Last week, the Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society led a walking tour of old Woodhaven. Close to 40 people braved cold temperatures and high winds to visit the sites of two old race tracks, t...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Conservative London mayoral candidate Zac Goldsmith (left) and his Labour counterpart Sadiq KhanLondon was on track to become the first EU capital with a Muslim mayor as voters went to the polls Thursday after a bitter campaign between Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives and the opposition Labour party. Labour lawmaker Sadiq Khan, a former government minister and son of a bus driver from Pakistan, is tipped to beat Conservative multimillionaire environmentalist Zac Goldsmith in the race to run the British capital. Both men voted shortly after polls opened at 7:00am (0600 GMT): Khan in his multi-ethnic constituency of Tooting in south London, and Goldsmith in his leafy, affluent southwestern suburb of Richmond.


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Kurdish Peshmerga fighters search for Islamic State militants in Tel AsqofBy Isabel Coles TEL ASQOF, Iraq (Reuters) - A pickup truck races toward a burning village in northern Iraq, slamming to a halt behind an armored convoy that forms the only barrier between U.S. forces and Islamic State. "We are fighting alongside our American brothers," says the Kurdish fighter filming the scene, shouting to be heard over the sound of gunfire and explosions on the outskirts of Tel Asqof. The clip, purportedly filmed on Tuesday during a fierce battle in which a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed, records the United States' deepening involvement in the nearly two-year-old war against the jihadist militants.


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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2012 file photo, Ann Kirkpatrick, waves as she enters a room full of supporters during an election night in Flagstaff, Ariz. If 2016 has been the Year of Trump in politics, it may also end up being a new Year of the Woman, if Democrats get their way. And that won’t be a coincidence. “I’ll tell you as a professional woman, too many women have had to fight Donald Trump’s type of sexism and offensive rhetoric their entire lives,” said Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, who is challenging Republican Sen. John McCain and released an early ad in February tying the incumbent to Trump. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — If 2016 has been the Year of Trump in politics, it may also end up being a new Year of the Woman, if Democrats get their way. And that won't be a coincidence.


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