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This Month in Queens Real Estate: April 2014
Apr 10, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
April 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales remained sluggish in March according to the most recent data released by the Long Island Board of Realtors. A combination of higher prices...
A meetup that gets results, NOT just motivates then deflates
Apr 08, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
Join Networking For Prosperity & Adventure , a different kind of meetup that shows you the HOW to, not just the fluff of getting you excited in order to set you up for failure. Let's face it, in th...
The Tenor, A Novel by Peter Danish, revisits Maria Callas wartime years
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
     THE TENOR A novel by Peter Danish Based partially on a true episode of Maria Callas’ life, The Tenor is the riveting story of a young Italian man with   a spectacular knack for music and a voi...
Networking for Prosperity & Adventure Meetup in NYC April 9 7PM till 10PM
Apr 02, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
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Networking for Prosperity & Adventure Meetup in NYC April 9 7PM till 10PM
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
Shirley who is a part time employed, motivated leader who is working on a few business ventures in order to be a full time entrepreneur. In spite of many obstacles she is currently working on many ...
What is a retaliation claim and why are they so popular?
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), in 2012, 38 percent of all EEOC claims were for retaliation. The reason retaliation claims have become so popular in recent yea...
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny!
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
St. Stan's Mothers' Club is proud to announce our first BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY! Sunday, April 6th  9AM-12PM $10.00 Per Child 61-17 Grand Avenue, Maspeth
National Labor Relations Board finds employee’s Facebook posts not protected
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 274 274 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans In recent years, thousands of companies have felt the impact of a slumped economy, increased costs and regulations.  These conditions have forced employers to cut costs, red...
Coaches Wanted!
Mar 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
Coaches Wanted for Forest & Highland Parks 2014 Sport Clinics. Must be able to work with children age 7-14 and have skills in one or more of the following sports: SKATEBOARDING, BASKETBALL AND SOCC...
Sign Up and Walk for Kids Growth!
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
Join the community on April 6, 2014. Walk for Kids Growth at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, in Queens (at Fountain of the Planets). This community event will feature a scenic 3-mile fun walk, refres...

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No ifs, ands, or 'butts': smoking banned in parks
Council extends smoking ban to parks & beaches
Feb 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kiwanis honor memory of Jonathan Beneduce
Members of the Howard Beach and Ozone Park Kiwanis present Nick Beneduce with a check in memory of his son, Jonathan Joseph Beneduce, 28, who was murdered in New Jersey on February 18, 2010. The ch...
Feb 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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QCP leads the way in serving disabled
It’s not very often that a person with a developmental disability could find a place to go and spend their day, be productive and most of all, feel genuinely cared for because someone took the time...
Feb 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Park Carousel could soon be spinning again
It’s been a wild ride for the Forest Park Carousel. Spinning round and round on an uncertain future, it might soon be up and running again for the summer. According to the Parks Department, the car...
Feb 01, 2011 | 5 5 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol wants employers to pay for hiring sex offenders
Would be fined for putting offenders in contact with kids
Feb 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Response to snow better, but problems still persist
By Lisa A. Fraser lfraser@queenseldger.com It was round three in the fight between New York City and mother nature last Thursday, as the boroughs were hit with the white stuff again. But this time,...
Feb 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Queens Boys and Girls Club gets new vice president
Ralph Tragale chosen as second in command of board
Jan 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aqueduct vendors find a new home at Merrick Flea Market
Neil Montano is glad. A former vendor at the Aqueduct Flea Market who sold rugs and carpets at the market since the 90s, he has reserved his spot in the new Merrick Flea Market, which launched last...
Jan 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Domestic violence top concerns at 102nd Precinct meeting
The 102nd Precinct Community Council held their first meeting of 2011 on January 18, and topping the list of concerns was domestic violence. Deputy Inspector Armando DeLeon told attendees that the ...
Jan 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven memorial vandalized by graffiti
Ed Wendell, the president of the Woodhaven Residents Block Association, was driving around a few nights ago taking photos of the neighborhood, when he came across something that made him angry. The...
Jan 25, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Addabbo brings Mammography Van back to Woodhaven
A free health screening is never something to pass up. On Sunday, January 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the mobile Mammography Van will be parked in front of the Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Ambulance Corp...
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Addabbo lays out goals, plans for 2011
State Senator Joseph Addabbo is wasting no time in kicking off the New Year. After being sworn in on January 5 for his second term in the State Senate, he is already appearing at local meetings and...
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Racino operators object to deal with Wisc. Tribe
Say last-minute deal would hurt business, state
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRBA holds first meeting of 2011, snow tops concerns
The Woodhaven Residents Block Association held their first meeting of 2011 last Saturday, January 8, at the Woodhaven Richmond Hill Ambulance Corps. Topping concerns: the slow snow removal process ...
Jan 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Green project underway to decrease sewer overflows
Site in Ozone Park is the testing grounds to treat stormwater runoff
Jan 11, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - This Jan. 30, 2012 file photo, an Aetna benefits card is photographed in Surfside, Fla. Aetna reports quarterly earnings on Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)Aetna's first-quarter net income soared 36 percent, fueled by gains from a multi-billion-dollar acquisition, and the health insurer hiked its 2014 earnings forecast above Wall Street expectations.


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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The civilian head of Congo's vanquished M23 rebel movement says hundreds of rebels are stuck in Uganda as they await confirmation of amnesty from Congo's government.
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Afghan police stand guard at the gate of the CURE International hospital in Kabul on April 24, 2014 after a gunman killed three AmericansAn Afghan policeman opened fire Thursday on staff at a Kabul hospital run by a US charity, killing three Americans in the latest deadly attack targeting foreign civilians in the city. The gunman was injured in the incident outside the CURE International hospital and detained by police, officials said, adding that the motive behind the shooting was not immediately known. "The attacker was a member of the police in the district," Seddiq Sediqqi, spokesman for the interior ministry, told AFP. Kabul has been hit by a spate of attacks targeting foreign civilians this year, including a Lebanese restaurant where 21 people died, an attack on a luxury hotel and the daylight shooting of a Swedish radio journalist.


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