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This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace ...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you a...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
Buyers! The process of Buying a Home...Time wise
Jul 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
REAL ESTATE Finding the right Home for you and your family is important. Affordability besides Location is Key. Being Realistic Is essential. Three bedroom homes are over $600,000 dollars in Middle...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 304 304 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 337 337 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 381 381 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 384 384 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 837 837 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 351 351 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...

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Bored in Woodhaven
That's Woodhaven in the background of Ted Danson (left) and Robert Gennaro (a.k.a. Mr. Woodhaven). Danson was in the neighborhood filming scenes for an episode of HBO's Bored to Death series on May...
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents: bring more police presence to 102nd Precinct
Residents in South Queens say they are lacking in public safety resources. At the last meeting of the 102nd Precinct Community Council, Simcha Waisman, vice president of the Richmond Hill Block Ass...
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officer honored for DWI arrest under Leandra’s Law
Police Officer Colin Dyer of the 106th Precinct was honored with the Cop of the Month award at last Tuesday’s community council meeting for his arrest of an allegedly intoxicated driver, who was al...
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can you hear us now?
South Queens residents still vocal on excessive noise
May 17, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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A dream dance studio opens in St. Albans
Last Thursday, Delicia Davis Burrell's dream came true. She, along with Councilman Leroy Comrie and Assembly members Vivian Cook and William Scarborough cut the ribbon on her first dance studio, Dr...
May 17, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ozone Park slated to get new skate park
The forthcoming $1.6 million state-of-the-art addition to London Planetree Park, otherwise known as the 88th Street Park on Atlantic Avenue in Ozone Park, is sure to have a little something for eve...
May 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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New racino comes with security concerns
Over 100 neighborhood residents came to the Community Board 10 meeting in South Ozone Park last Thursday to ask Patrol Borough Queens South Assistant Chief James Secreto one question: how many poli...
May 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pheffer appointed as Queens County Clerk
Question of who will fill her seat hangs
May 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Worksman Cycles passed up in city's bike share program
Worksman Cycles, the company that has been making industrial cycles in Ozone Park for 113 years, was passed up to be part of the Department of Transportation's (DOT) new bike share program, set to ...
May 10, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ozone Park cemeteries get a cleanup
The outside of the well-known Bayside, Acacia and Mokom Sholom cemeteries, which stretch from 80th to 84th streets between Liberty and Pitkin avenues in Ozone Park, received a makeover on Sunday as...
May 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jewish center in Howard Beach remembers the Holocaust
The members of the Rockwood Park Jewish Center in Howard Beach held their annual Yom Hashoah Holocaust Memorial Service last Sunday evening to honor the survivors and the memories of the millions k...
May 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Preventing sexual violence among young people
An audience of parents, counselors and social workers filled a room at Queens Borough Hall for an interactive workshop for youth-serving professionals to promote violence prevention last Wednesday....
May 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officer honored for arrest of four alleged robbers
Police Officer Jeff Strauber of the 102nd Precinct was honored with the Cop of the Month award at the precinct's community council meeting last week for his role in the arrest of four men who alleg...
Apr 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resorts World to offer diverse dining
When Resorts World Casino New York opens in late summer, it will offer its guests a full list of dining options, including two signature restaurants, an international buffet and a food court, offic...
Apr 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Audit finds carousel operator owes city money
On top of abandoning the Forest Park carousel, vendor New York One has also taken the city round and round when it comes to paying money it owes. An audit by City Comptroller John Liu found that th...
Apr 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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United States U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power, left, speaks with Israeli U.N. Ambassador Ron Prosor during a meeting of the U.N. Security Council on the situation in Gaza at United Nations headquarters, Monday, July 28, 2014. The U.N. Security Council called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)WASHINGTON (AP) — The leader of Hamas is demanding anew that Israel end its occupation of Palestinian land.


2014-07-28 07:36:40 -0400

A view of the sign outside the Dollar Tree store in Westminster(Reuters) - Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc said it would buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion, creating North America's biggest discount retailer. Shares of Family Dollar, which has been under pressure from activist investor Carl Icahn to sell itself, rose almost 25 percent to $75.50 in premarket trading on Monday. Dollar Tree shares were up 8.8 percent at $59. Dollar Tree, whose products cost $1 or less, caters to the middle class.


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MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation.
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