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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...
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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
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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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Ulrich announces PB winners
Four winning projects totaling $935,000 were the top vote-getters in the 34th Council District's participatory budgeting this year. The projects include upgrades at six local schools - P.S. 47, P.S...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols introduce resolution to create new police precinct
Bill would split expansive 105th, create 116th Precinct
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Keeping Jamaica Avenue strong
The Woodhaven Business Improvement District on Jamaica Avenue from Dexter Court to 100th Street is starting to get busy. It is warming up, so everyone is out and about walking our “Everything Avenu...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rail study will level the field
While the fight over the abandoned tracks that run through Woodhaven along 98th Street has been going on for years, the funding muscle has been entirely on the side of those advocating an expansion...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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State budget includes Rockaway rail study
The newly passed state budget brought some good news for transportation advocates in south Queens, as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will be directed to conduct a study of the dormant Ro...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Improvements coming to Rockaway Beach Boulevard
Rockaway Beach Boulevard between Beach 81st and Beach 86th streets is getting a major makeover to reduce speeding, calm traffic and creating safer left turns and pedestrian crossings. “Rockaway Bea...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three years and still no action at 78-19
After all that time counting down to spring 2016 did we miss it? We are back into winter again and it is not appreciated. I was in Florida last week, and after warm rain for two evenings it was 81 ...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT playing schoolyard bully in Woodhaven
It’s rare that I write about the same topic two weeks in a row, but the fecklessness and incompetence of the city's Department of Transportation (DOT) is inexhaustible. I could write about them all...
Mar 29, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sanders wants Rockaway to get 'fare' treatment
Calls for peninsula to finally be included in CityTicket
Mar 29, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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WBID to again address avenue eyesore
I hope that you enjoyed a happy Easter Sunday with your families. It was so pleasant to see the sun shining and feel its warmth over this past holiday weekend. Regarding the collapsed building at 7...
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Save us from the city's 'safety' measures
Our mayor and the Department of Transportation (DOT) don’t understand why residents aren’t falling in love with their proposals to “improve” Woodhaven Boulevard. Their current plan involves the cre...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assemblyman finds money for Rockaway Beach Line study
Proponents for new park say study is nothing new
Mar 22, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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City awards ferry contract to California-based company
Pol promises to be watchdog over ferry service
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven welcomes spring to Jamaica Avenue
So we enter spring with a touch of winter and a bit of snow. Thankfully, the glistening white covering looked pretty for a bit then disappeared. The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation is thi...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honoring two outstanding Woodhaven women
In a ceremony last week commemorating Women’s History Month, Assemblyman Mike Miller honored six “Women of Distinction” for all that they do in the communities that he serves. From Woodhaven, both ...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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.


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Erdogan suggests Turkey won't revise terrorism legislation required for visa-liberalization deal with EU.
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(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. Before the report traders had been betting the Federal Reserve will raise rates in December.
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