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This Month in Queens Real Estate: April 2014
Apr 10, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 117 117 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 | 133 133 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 | 146 146 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 | 195 195 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 | 210 210 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 | 230 230 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 | 268 268 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 | 275 275 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 | 284 284 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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Governor orders Port Authority to conduct airport noise study
Vetoes bill in effort to prevent delay
Nov 14, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congrats to our Election Day winners
Last week was Election Day, which was unlike last year when the lines in order to vote were down the block (in the cold weather) then into the school around the length of the gymnasium and into the...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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It is time to do a better job
I’ve always taken great pride in my eyesight. When I played baseball for Rich-Haven, I could see the catcher’s signs from the outfield. Once I began driving, I could read a street sign from blocks ...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents call for demolition of building
Say Woodhaven site is creating a dangerous situation
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Two busy weeks in Woodhaven
What a busy two weeks it has been! Two weeks ago was the GWDC’s Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival 2013. It was a Sunday when we were blessed with warm sunny weather, with happy families and frien...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Too early for Christmas, but not giving
I saw something truly disturbing this Halloween: a Christmas tree on display in one of our stores. In fact, I spotted many Christmas displays as I walked down Jamaica Avenue surrounded by children ...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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On Sandy anniversary, group focuses on climate change
On the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Organizing for Action (OFA) held over 80 events across the country in an attempt to bring light to climate change issues. In Queens, the group hosted an...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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A 'Wonderful' Woodhaven festival
All week long prior to our Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival, sponsored and run by the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation, on Sunday, October 20, I was checking the weather forecasts. This...
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Park Carousel will link generations
Ninety years from now, the residents of Woodhaven will gather in Forest Park to celebrate the 200th birthday of the beautiful carousel that master woodcarver Daniel Carl Muller completed in 1903. T...
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Seaside Library re-opens in the Rockaways
As residents of the Rockaways continue to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy, Queens Library at Seaside celebrated it’s reopening last weekend. Queens Library at Seaside, located at 116-15 Rockaway Beac...
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Swedish firm wins Rockaway design competition
It took 10 hours of deliberation, but a winner was chosen in the “For a Resilient Rockaway” (FAR ROC) design competition for a plan to develop along the Sandy-battered coastline. One year after the...
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Forest Park Carousel officially landmarked
Timeless Woodhaven staple now secured for future generations
Oct 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Howard and Hamilton beaches recover from Sandy
Rebuilding continues one year later in the shorefront communities
Oct 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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One year after Sandy, Breezy Point continues to rebuild
Almost a year after Hurricane Sandy damaged nearly all of the 2,837 homes in the Breezy Point Cooperative by both flooding and fire, the Rockaway community continues the rebuilding process. Arthur ...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival back for 33rd year
Residents walked up and down Jamaica Avenue between 80th Street and Woodhaven Boulevard on Sunday listening to music, buying food and stopping in the stores during the 33rd Annual Wonderful Woodhav...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks during a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Akasaka Palace State Guest House in Tokyo Thursday, April 24, 2014. Obama says new sanctions targeting Russia are, quote, "teed up." But he says the United States needs support from allies to make the sanctions work and says he is working to build such backing. Opening a four-country swing through the Asia-Pacific region, Obama is aiming to promote the U.S. as a committed economic, military and political partner, but the West's dispute with Russia over Ukraine threatens to cast a shadow over the president's sales mission. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)TOKYO (AP) — Showing solidarity with Japan, President Barack Obama affirmed Thursday that the U.S. would be obligated to defend Tokyo in a confrontation with Beijing over a set of disputed islands, but urged all sides to resolve the long-running dispute peacefully.


2014-04-24 01:55:31 -0400

A 15-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a flightHONOLULU (AP) — A security video shows the California boy who survived stowing away on a jetliner dangling his feet from the aircraft's wheel well after arriving in Hawaii, before jumping 8 to 10 feet to the ground and collapsing, an airport official says.


2014-04-24 01:55:25 -0400

Chaz Ebert signals to her late husband Roger prior to the showing of "Life Itself" a documentary of film critic Roger Ebert's life, that opened the 16th Annual Roger Ebert Film Festival at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign, Ill on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/The News-Gazette, Robin Scholz) MANDATORY CREDITCHICAGO (AP) — Roger Ebert's final blog posting last April ended with his hopeful sign-off, "I'll see you at the movies." The award-winning film critic died two days later.


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