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This Month in Queens Real Estate: April 2014
Apr 10, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 127 127 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 | 143 143 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 | 157 157 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 | 205 205 recommendations | email to a friend
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Networking for Prosperity & Adventure Meetup in NYC April 9 7PM till 10PM
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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 | 222 222 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 | 241 241 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 | 279 279 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 | 283 283 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 | 290 290 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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QueensWay debate divides the borough
Two months after the initiation of a state-funded feasibility study focused on determining whether it is possible to turn a 3.5-mile section of the now-defunct LIRR Rockaway Beach Branch into a “Hi...
Dec 17, 2013 | 4 4 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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A window into the work of an artist
If you live in Woodhaven, you are likely familiar with the holiday murals that regularly adorned the window of the recently closed Woodhaven Pharmacy. That was the work of Woodhaven resident Debora...
Dec 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven's Broadway stage
There are those of us who decorate our homes for Christmas, and then there are those who have turned holiday decorations into something resembling a stage production. Right now, on 91st Street near...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seniors find a home in Howard Beach
Community leaders gathered last week to celebrate the opening of the Peter J. Striano Residence in Howard Beach, a $31 million, 96-unit affordable housing facility aimed toward seniors and people w...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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It's time to get involved in Woodhaven
When I was a kid, there were three pictures on the walls of our dining room: John F. Kennedy, Jimmy Hoffa, and the Pope. So it’s fair to say that I grew up in a union-friendly culture. I believe th...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven BID prez wants light upgrade
City officials recently announced that all 250,000 streetlights in New York City will be replaced by energy efficient light-emitting diodes (LED) by 2017. However, one community leader in Woodhaven...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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New reports shows increased food insufficiency
While millions hit the road and traveled to spend Thanksgiving with their families over the weekend, the New York City Coalition Against Hunger (NYCCAH) traveled to soup kitchens and pantries to he...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College to study abandoned Rockaway line
School looks at feasibility and impact of various proposals
Dec 04, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Much to be thankful for in Woodhaven
I hope that you have a blessed Thanksgiving. I hope that it is a beautiful, warm, sunny day as it was last year. As we sit down with our families to enjoy their loving company and good food, be tha...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Painter shares her view of Woodhaven
Queens artist Madeline Lovallo was the guest speaker at the last regular meeting of the Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society in 2013. The WCHS will meet one more time this year for a special C...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols look for more info on crime in parks
The NYPD currently only discloses crime statistics for the city’s 31 largest parks, and elected officials are searching for a new way to bring more oversight. The City Council’s Public Safety Commi...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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In fight over QueensWay, homeowners take on national group
Can a small group of homeowners derail an ambitious plan to turn an abandoned train line in the middle of the borough into a public bike path? The battle over QueensWay - the name given the propose...
Nov 21, 2013 | 4 4 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shop locally this holiday season
I hope that you are enjoying this sunny, temperate weather. This last week has been cold and some days windy but clear and bright, this with only 12 days until the end of November. Maybe we will ha...
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vehicular crimes need harsher punishment
Winter doesn’t officially begin for another month, but the cold winds have already started to blow hard through Woodhaven. This year has flown by, hasn’t it? It wasn’t that long ago that we wrote a...
Nov 20, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friends of Queensway holds first workshop
Opponents of the project cry foul
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A purple dialog box announces the temporary closure of the literature site as it undergoes "a self-correction action" on the Chinese web giant Sina.com books site displayed on a computer in Beijing, China, Friday, April 25, 2014. Chinese web giant Sina.com temporarily closed its literature site Friday after reports it would lose two crucial publication licenses for hosting pornography. Sina decided to take books off its site while it undergoes "a self-correction action" to screen their content, according to a notice on its reading channel. Book reviews, cultural news, author biographies and interviews were still available.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)BEIJING (AP) — Sina.com temporarily closed its literature site Friday after being accused of hosting pornography, and authorities confirmed they were revoking two crucial licenses, ensnaring one of China's top web portals in an intensifying online crackdown.


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Prince William and his wife Catherine chat next to the poppy flower-lined WWI Wall of Remembrance during their visit to the Australian National War Memorial on ANZAC Day in Canberra on April 25, 2014Prince William and wife Kate on Friday wrapped up their tour Down Under, which has drawn crowds in the thousands, after a surprise visit to a dawn service for Australian soldiers lost in war. The young royals have been warmly received during their tour of Australia and New Zealand, in which they have travelled from beach to remote outback and shown off their nine-month-old son George. On their final day the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were among tens of thousands at events marking ANZAC Day in Australia and New Zealand, a tribute to soldiers past and present. The day marks the April 25, 1915 landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) at Gallipoli in modern-day Turkey and has become a defining symbol of courage and comradeship for both countries.


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BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks tumbled Friday after tensions over Ukraine mounted and Standard & Poor's cut Russia's credit rating, warning of capital flight and risks to investment due to the crisis.
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