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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 | 111 111 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 | 278 278 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 | 212 212 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 | 254 254 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 | 257 257 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 | 250 250 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 | 302 302 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 | 326 326 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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An inside look at an officer's job
The NYPD’s Citizens Police Academy aims to give residents a better understanding of the NYPD, how it operates and how it interacts with those they have sworn to serve and protect. It’s a free 14-we...
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carousel is finally landmarked
The quest for the landmarking of our Daniel Muller-carved carousel started many years ago. When this carousel reopened after many years of neglect and through the efforts of State Senator Serphin M...
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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LPC landmarks Forest Park Carousel
The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission voted Tuesday morning to landmark the Forest Park Carousel. It's quite a turnaround for the carousel, which until an operator was found last year was cl...
Jun 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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June is the month for celebrations
I hope that you had a great Father’s Day and bought all your gifts for dad on our Woodhaven Business Improvement District’s Jamaica Avenue, your “Everything Avenue,” from Dexter Court to 100th Stre...
Jun 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Howard Beach parents demand a crosswalk
A busy intersection is making life dangerous for kids at a Queens elementary school. Parents at PS 232 in the Lindenwood section of Howard Beach are calling on the city to, at the very least, insta...
Jun 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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GWDC honorees react to recognition
At the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation’s 34th annual dinner dance last Friday, community members were highlighted for their dedication to making the neighborhood a better place to live an...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our 34th annual dinner dance
The weather on Friday evening, the night of our Happiness Is Spring dance, we had torrential rain. It was not spring-like at all at our 34th Anniversary Dinner Dance. But in our beautiful banquet r...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Offering a better future in Woodhaven
With all that’s going on in the world it’s easy to get wrapped up in all the bad news. You really don’t have to go far to find it. As it turns out, you don’t have to go very far to find good news i...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB9 district manager put on probation
Board will give Mary Ann Carey six months
Jun 12, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big things are happening
My article this week will be devoted to two important Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation momentous events. The first is the landmarking of our beautiful Forest Park Carousel. Many, many year...
Jun 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Push to bring full gambling to Resorts World
Under Cuomo plan, city would face five-year ban
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Morris Variety a bit of Woodhaven's past
Everyone has their own favorite story about Lewis of Woodhaven. Mine involves the search for a mortise lock to replace the broken ancient one in our front door. Home Depot couldn’t help me. Every l...
Jun 05, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven honors those who served
The weather continues to be unpredictable, warm and sunny one day, rainy and cold the next. On Thursday, May 23, the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation held its Annual “Small Town” Memorial ...
May 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Good men from Woodhaven
We have attended the Memorial Day ceremony at the American Legion Post 118 the past few years and taken many photos of all of the markers. It’s a tremendous sight, row after row, column upon column...
May 29, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Library calls attention to looming budget cuts
Despite the ongoing renovations and the pouring rain, staff of the Woodhaven Library hosted a carnival to raise awareness about looming budget cuts that could affect libraries in Queens. Librarians...
May 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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A girl chants slogans during a protest to mark World Press Freedom Day in front of the Press Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Memos containing internal instructions from Egypt's Interior Ministry were leaked to the media on Tuesday, outlining strategies on how to deflect public outrage over arrests it made inside the journalists' union, handle the media in general, and deal with the case of an Italian student found tortured to death. Arabic on the banner reads, "remove our shackels." (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)CAIRO (AP) — A prominent Egyptian rights lawyer who had raised a legal suit against the president's decision to hand two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia was arrested early on Friday and ordered held in custody for 15 days, pending investigation into a list of allegations, including attempts to overthrow the government.


2016-05-06 16:27:29 -0400

FILE - In this April 19, 2016 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks in Washington. Donald Trump says he was really surprised by House Speaker Paul Ryan's rebuff of him as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. But GOP chief Reince Priebus says he understands Ryan’s reservations. “It’s going to take some time in some cases for people to work through differences,” Priebus says. Priebus says he disagrees with Trump on some issues such as banning Muslims from entering the U.S. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump agreed grudgingly Friday to meet with House Speaker Paul Ryan to work out their differences in the midst of an extraordinary display of Republican vs. Republican strife. But he said he had "no idea" if they would succeed and it didn't really matter that much to him when compared to all the votes he'd won in this year's primary elections.


2016-05-06 16:26:26 -0400

Labour party candidate for London Mayor Sadiq Khan reacts as he canvasses for supporters at a market in London on May 4, 2016London became the first major Western capital to elect a Muslim mayor on Friday as Labour claimed victory for its candidate Sadiq Khan despite setbacks elsewhere in Britain for the main national opposition party. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn hailed Khan's win over Conservative Zac Goldsmith, after a bitter campaign in which Prime Minister David Cameron sought to link Khan to Islamic extremists.


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