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CERTAPRO PAINTERS® ANNOUNCES PAINTCATION™ SWEEPSTAKES
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 72 72 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...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 170 170 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 | 210 210 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
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 209 209 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 | 264 264 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
Mar 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Mar 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 287 287 recommendations | email to a friend
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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New city programs aimed at tech-curious small biz
Will help owners utilize new technology to grow
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to school sale
Well, here they are now heading back to school! Our annual “Back to School Sales Days” on Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue have begun. Yes, bargains, bargains, bargains on your award-winning Woodhaven Bu...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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What makes a community
We recently spotted a blog post written by a former resident bemoaning the lack of a "sense of community" in their former home. It's amazing - if you ever want to know what's wrong with Woodhaven, ...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Block association focuses on upcoming elections
Candidates make their case in Woodhaven
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Night Out Against Crime
Last year we had the pleasure of attending a Classic Car Show at the band shell in Forest Park. If you’ve never been to one, I highly recommend it. You will see so many different makes and models o...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer back to school sales
Our summer, although really hot, is flying by? It seems like just yesterday our students and young graduates were all excited as they headed for summer vacation! Well, here they are now heading bac...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to school bargains
I hate to say it, but school will be open soon. However, I hope that you have been shopping Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue - Our Everything Avenue - for back-to-school bargains, in spite of the paintin...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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One-armed bandit strikes in Woodhaven
As the scene unfolds one thing becomes abundantly clear: he acts like someone who has done this before. He opens the gate and unhurriedly walks up the steps. He picks up the package, which was deli...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shooting shocks New York City Sikh community
The last time Mohan Khatra spoke to his uncle was the night before he died. A Queens’ resident, Khatra said he had planned a trip to visit his relative, Suez Khatra, in Milwaukee. “It’s very sad,” ...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRBA reveals honorees for 2012 dinner
The Woodhaven Residents' Block Association is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization that has served the interests of the residents of Woodhaven since its inception in 1972. Over the past few yea...
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ride the Forest Park Carousel, help Alzheimer's Association
The Forest Park Carousel has been a constant in Carol Lacks' life. She's been a regular visitor throughout her life and was very good friends with the late Marvin Sylvor, who managed the renovation...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tips for staying cool this summer
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Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vanilla Ice to makeover Woodhaven backyard
Rapper/home improvement host Vanilla Ice (real name: Robert Van Winkle) was in Queens over the weekend to surprise Woodhaven homeowners Marlon and Michelle Pavon, who will receive a backyard makeov...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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What's Happening in Woodhaven
It’s hot, hot, hot! What a rough summer we are experiencing. In actuality, it began early and very hot and has continued into a constant heat wave. In this sunny, over-95 degree weather, as I state...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Fight Vs. Graffiti Goes Small With Big Results
The Woodhaven Residents' Block Association fired a new salvo in its ongoing war against graffiti this past weekend. Accompanied by Assemblyman Mike Miller, volunteers hit the streets of Woodhaven w...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former London mayor Ken Livingstone leaves after appearing on the LBC radio station in LondonBy David Milliken LONDON (Reuters) - Labour party has launched an inquiry into how to tackle anti-semitism after suspending former London mayor Ken Livingstone days before it contests elections in London, Scotland and Wales. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn - a close ally of party veteran Livingstone - said in a statement that he would propose a new code of conduct explicitly banning anti-semitism and other forms of racism. "There is no place for anti-semitism or any form of racism in the Labour party, or anywhere in society," he said.


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Fishing boats with Chinese national flags are seen at a harbour in Tanmen, Hainan provinceBy Megha Rajagopalan BAIMAJING, China (Reuters) - The fishing fleet based in this tiny port town on Hainan island is getting everything from military training and subsidies to even fuel and ice as China creates an increasingly sophisticated fishing militia to sail into the disputed South China Sea. The training and support includes exercises at sea and requests to fishermen to gather information on foreign vessels, provincial government officials, regional diplomats and fishing company executives said in recent interviews. "The maritime militia is expanding because of the country's need for it, and because of the desire of the fishermen to engage in national service, protecting our country's interests," said an advisor to the Hainan government who did not want to be named.


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FILE - In this June 28, 2014 file photo, Neon Trees frontman Tyler Glenn performs at the iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party at Fontainebleau's BleauLive at Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Miami Beach, Fla. Two years after coming out as gay and praising the Mormon church for offering support, Glenn is denouncing his faith in his latest music video. The lead singer of the Provo-based band released the video Friday, April 29, 2016 for a single titled "Trash," in which he appears to be trashing the church. (Photo Jeff Daly/Invision/AP, File)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two years after coming out as gay and praising the Mormon church for offering support, the lead singer of a popular rock band is denouncing his faith in his latest music video.


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