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CERTAPRO PAINTERS® ANNOUNCES PAINTCATION™ SWEEPSTAKES
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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 | 109 109 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 | 272 272 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 | 210 210 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 | 252 252 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 | 255 255 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 | 248 248 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 | 301 301 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 | 20 20 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 | 325 325 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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Phagwah Parade 2013 in Richmond Hill
Powder-covered crowd celebrates Hindu festival of Holi
Apr 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Easter Bunny visits Woodhaven
Although it was chilly and more like the continuation of winter on Saturday, March 23, for our Woodhaven Business Improvement District-sponsored Spring Promotion, our WBID Team persevered and many ...
Mar 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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When good people are forced to do bad things
Of late, we are not seeing eye-to-eye with the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) and the Environmental Control Board (ECB). To be clear, our beef is not with the men and women that collect trash – it...
Mar 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven is ready for Spring
I hope that you had a wonderful Happy St. Patrick’s Day in spite of the cold and drizzle, it is always a perfect day for a parade. There is nothing to compare with St. Patrick’s Day in New York Cit...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT study proves that residents should look both ways
If you’ve ever sat in your car, waiting at the turn signal at Woodhaven Boulevard and Jamaica Avenue, you’ve likely experienced this: a car passes you by so fast that your vehicle is buffeted by th...
Mar 20, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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QueensWay proposal bashed in a local survey
While members of Community Board 9 were focusing on the U.S. Tennis Association’s proposed expansion in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, one resident shifted the focus to the proposed QueensWay projec...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beep hopefuls meet for the first time
Though it was their first “debate,” Democratic candidates competing for Helen Marshall’s seat as the next borough president of Queens rallied each other on rather than divulge in the harsh games of...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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USTA expansion shot down by CB9
Community Board 9 members made their voices heard Tuesday night in the highly debated USTA expansion in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. The $500 million expansion plan has received criticism from loc...
Mar 14, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven days are getting longer
Here we are, in Daylight Savings Time, and isn’t it great? Our days are “lighter later.” It was so good to see our hardworking residents walking home from our Z and J (newly painted elevated) line ...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Final solution leaves more questions than answers
You may have read or heard about the disgusting situation on 85th Street and 88th Avenue. There was a problem with a sewage pipe from a house at this location and human feces and urine was spilling...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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TWC announces plans to open learning lab in Rockaways
As the community of the Rockaways continues to clean up the aftermath left by Hurricane Sandy, Time Warner Cable has provided the Rockaway Development & Revitalization (RDRC) Corporation with a $50...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Third time’s a charm for fracking ban?
Assembly passes moratorium on controversial practice…again
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It could have been any one of us
You turn off your television set. You tell your family that you’re going out for a bit. You scratch the head of your pet as you leave. Outside, you stop to adjust the holiday decoration you put up ...
Mar 05, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Borough Bias’ is hurting the wallets of small businesses
Public Advocate calls out city fines in outer boroughs
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Library to get overdue facelift
Last renovations followed a fire in 1978
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Mountie surveys the damage on a street in Fort McMurray AlbertaBy Rod Nickel and Liz Hampton CONKLIN/LAC LA BICHE (Reuters) - Canada's government sent trucks and helicopters on Friday to safely remove thousands of evacuees stranded north of a wildfire that ravaged nearly a quarter million acres around the Canadian oil town of Fort McMurray, Alberta. The out-of-control wildfire has consumed entire neighborhoods in Fort McMurray, forcing 88,000 to evacuate, and threatened two oil sands sites south of the city. While the main fire have turned southeast, away from town, parts of Fort McMurray were still burning. ...


2016-05-06 08:50:45 -0400
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Erdogan suggests Turkey won't revise terrorism legislation required for visa-liberalization deal with EU.
2016-05-06 08:49:58 -0400
(Reuters) - Traders of futures tied to the Federal Reserve's benchmark policy rate on Friday pushed bets on the Fed's next interest-rate hike into next year, after the U.S. government reported fewer job gains last month than expected.
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