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This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace ...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you a...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
Buyers! The process of Buying a Home...Time wise
Jul 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
REAL ESTATE Finding the right Home for you and your family is important. Affordability besides Location is Key. Being Realistic Is essential. Three bedroom homes are over $600,000 dollars in Middle...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 307 307 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 348 348 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 348 348 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 804 804 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 321 321 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...

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South Ozone Park residents continue fighting converted homeless shelter
Last Tuesday, April 12, was part two of a community meeting at P.S. 124 regarding the South Ozone Park Skyway Family Center. Residents say that proper notification wasn't given to them that the she...
Apr 19, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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106th lieutenant tackles new post: retiree
Lieutenant Joseph Salvato, commander of the 106th Precinct’s Special Operations Unit, was honored at last week’s meeting of the precinct’s Community Council with the April Cop of the Month Award fo...
Apr 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fighting City Hall just got more convenient
New system allows NYers to fight tickets online
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Addabbo co-sponsors hate crime bill
In response to the murder of Anthony Callao in Woodhaven last month, State Senator Joe Addabbo is co-sponsoring a bill that would raise awareness about hate crimes through curriculum in schools. Th...
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Queens Boys and Girls Club breaks ground on new building
The kids at the South Queens Boys and Girls Club will soon have a new space to play and learn. On Friday, April 8, the club held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Clubhouse building, set to be ...
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Resorts World Casino gives residents a sneak peak
Resorts World Casino New York last week released new images showing additional amenities that the casino will feature on opening day under its new accelerated timeline. “These images will give our ...
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carjacker surprised by youngster
A carjacker who jumped into a four-door red Honda Accord idling with the keys in the ignition got the surprise of his life when he discovered there was a nine-year-old boy sitting in the back seat....
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lindenwood Alliance discusses crime in Howard Beach
More than 50 people attended the Lindenwood Alliance’s most recent meeting at the Rockwood Park Jewish Center in Howard Beach last week, a good showing for the young civic association. “This shows ...
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Terrorism expert addresses RHBA
Terrorism was the main talk of the Richmond Hill Block Association's monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 30. Deputy Chief Michael Blake of the NYPD's Department of Counterterrorism Division address...
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven remembers Anthony Callao
Candlelight vigil held for the teen tragically beaten to death
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Move over or face penalties
It’s now the law: when you see flashing emergency vehicle lights on the shoulder of the road – move over. Deputy Inspector Amin Kosseim of the NYPD Community Affairs Division told members of the 10...
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Kiwanis Club hopes for more members
The Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Kiwanis Club held their first meeting of the spring on Wednesday, March 9, in an effort to recruit more community members and to have their voice heard more in the area....
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phagwah parade brings vibrancy to Richmond Hill streets
PHOTOS BY MICHAEL O'KANE Over 15,000 people covered head-to-toe in vibrant colors celebrated the 23rd Annual Phagwah Parade, held last Sunday, March 20. With 16 floats and 28 different performances...
Mar 22, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seniors celebrate Phagwah at local center
The United Hindu Cultural Council of U.S.A Senior Center kicked off an early celebration on March 17 of the Hindu festival Phagwah, also known as Holi, which is the celebration of colors, joy, and ...
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Liberty Tax Services hold successful blood drive
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A forensic team recovers human remains among the wreckage of crashed TransAsia Airways flight GE222 on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline said. Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, a cluster of disasters spanning three continents. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. An airliner crashes during a storm, and yet another disappears. Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, a cluster of disasters spanning three continents.


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House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., center, is seen with Guatemalan President Otto Molina, right, and Honduran President Juan Hernández on Thursday, July 24, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Obama administration is weighing giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, White House officials said Thursday. The plan would involve screening youths in Honduras, one of the world's most violent nations, to determine whether they qualify for refugee status. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is weighing giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, White House officials said Thursday.


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In this June 6, 2014 photo, Union Pacific locomotives pull a train in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Union Pacific reports quarterly financial results on Thursday, July 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific Corp. said Thursday that its quarterly profit climbed 17 percent as the railroad hauled 8 percent more freight and raised shipping rates.


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