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This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...
Veterans Day-A Time to Reflect!
Nov 10, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Since the Birth of America, so many have lost their lives fighting for our 'Freedom'. Many who survived every war, has experienced Hell on Earth. Many became handicapped, mentally scared, and have ...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination?
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As described in our earlier blog article, there are exceptions to at-will employment terminations, making them unlawful, and termination based on discrimination is one of th...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Nov 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Location: Martin Luther HS, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sa...
Can You Be the Executor of an Estate in New York if You Don’t Live in the State?
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
Posted on October 23, 2014 by BonnieLawston If your loved one has died in New York, with a valid will, trust or estate plan there, but you live in another state, you may be uncertain if you can, or...
What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
In several real estate transactions, especially in it comes to the sale of a house, you can find a lawyer taking an important role. Though they aren’t necessarily needed in real estate transactions...
Legal Eligibility For Workers Compensation & Disability
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 218 218 recommendations | email to a friend
Except in special cases, worker’s compensation covers most employees because most companies are required to purchase some form of insurance to cover their employees. However, the scope of benefits ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014
Oct 22, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 226 226 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of Queens home sales reached its second-highest rate of 2014 in September, but was slightly slower than the previous month and remains below 2013 levels. P...
A 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Beatles Arrival to America
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 241 241 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens West Kiwanis Foundation proudly presents A 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE BEATLES ARRIVAL TO AMERICA with "Yesterday and Today" - A Tribute to The Music of The Beatles, on Saturday, Oct...

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Forest Park Carousel officially landmarked
Timeless Woodhaven staple now secured for future generations
Oct 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Howard and Hamilton beaches recover from Sandy
Rebuilding continues one year later in the shorefront communities
Oct 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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One year after Sandy, Breezy Point continues to rebuild
Almost a year after Hurricane Sandy damaged nearly all of the 2,837 homes in the Breezy Point Cooperative by both flooding and fire, the Rockaway community continues the rebuilding process. Arthur ...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival back for 33rd year
Residents walked up and down Jamaica Avenue between 80th Street and Woodhaven Boulevard on Sunday listening to music, buying food and stopping in the stores during the 33rd Annual Wonderful Woodhav...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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A 'wonderful' day in Woodhaven
The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation sponsored Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival 2013 this past Sunday. We had a great day, packed with many in attendance. The children enjoyed pony ride...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents talk civic issues at Street Fair
Last Sunday, the GWDC presented the annual Wonderful Woodhaven Street Fair, and thousands of residents from Woodhaven and communities from around the city packed Jamaica Avenue, enjoying good food,...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arcabascio looks to challenge Katz for Queens beep
Says former candidate Vallone would make great deputy
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shining a light on a serious issue
Every morning, residents from Glendale, Woodhaven, Richmond Hill, Kew Gardens, Forest Hills and other nearby neighborhoods go to Forest Park to run, walk, ride their bicycle, walk the dog, etc. And...
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Active and passive recreation added at Highland Park
Home to over 100 species of birds, Highland Park, is now a safer place for families and wildlife alike in both Queens and Brooklyn following a city-funded overhaul project. The installation of natu...
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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MTA includes Rockaway Beach Line in 20-year plan
There is some rejuvenated hope for supporters of restoring train service to the Rockaway Beach Line. The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) included restoring the abandoned line, including the LI...
Oct 09, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Building should be demolished
The Woodhaven Business Improvement District and the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation go on record that the building located at 78-19 Jamaica Avenue next to the Volunteer Ambulance Corps an...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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There is too much garbage
In all probability, this week’s column is not directed at you. I like to think that the majority of Woodhaven residents are good people who care about their community and their neighbors. And I bel...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Program provides healthy meals to underserved community
Over the last year, dozens of low-income children with eight home-based childcare providers in Cambria Heights and Jamaica received healthy meals and snacks thanks to grant money received by the Wo...
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Top High Schools 2013
How we chose our 2013 Top High Schools , what they have to offer, and how to use the information we've gathered for each academic institution. Private school can be a costly, but worthy, investment...
Oct 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 memories and candidates at GWDC
The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 24, in the St. Thomas the Apostle School Café. The agenda for the evening consisted of our annual Septem...
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Toronto Raptors' Greivis Vasquez (21), from Venezuela, is fouled by Cleveland Cavaliers' Dion Waiters (3) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)CLEVELAND (AP) — Lou Williams scored a career-high 36 points and the Toronto Raptors rallied from a big early deficit to beat Cleveland 110-93 on Saturday night, handing LeBron James and the Cavaliers their fourth straight loss.


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Jessie Vargas (L) and Antonio DeMarco during the official weigh-in ahead of their WBA World Super Lightweight Title bout at the Cotai Arena in Macau on November 22, 2014American Jessie Vargas outpointed his Mexican rival Antonio DeMarco Sunday to retain his World Boxing Association super lightweight title in a pulsating fight in Macau. The champion from Las Vegas, with legendary fighter Roy Jones Jr making his debut as a trainer in his corner, got the better of his valiant opponent in a fight which exploded into life from the fifth round onwards. Both men were heavily marked at the end of a toe-to-toe 12-round battle, in which Vargas consistently landed the better shots to take a unanimous decision 116-112 on all three judges' scorecards. DeMarco had many moments when he seemed to be getting on top, particularly in the ninth when he wobbled Vargas with a fierce straight left which sent him reeling back into DeMarco's own corner.


2014-11-22 23:14:41 -0500

Facebook can tailor its feed to the interests of the individual, delivering a mix of world news, community events and updates about friends or familyFacebook's move to fulfill its ambition to be the personal "newspaper" for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media. The huge social network has become a key source of news for many users, as part of a dramatic shift in how people get information in the digital age. Zuckerberg said that while a newspaper provides the same information to every reader, Facebook can tailor its feed to the interests of the individual, delivering a mix of world news, community events and updates about friends or family. "It's a different approach to newspapering," said Ken Paulson, a former editor of USA Today who is now dean of communications at Middle Tennessee State University.


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