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CERTAPRO PAINTERS® ANNOUNCES PAINTCATION™ SWEEPSTAKES
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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 | 75 75 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 | 174 174 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 | 214 214 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
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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 | 213 213 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 | 268 268 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
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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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Woodhaven Man Receives President's Volunteer Service Award
Etienne David Adorno, a 27 year-old resident of Woodhaven, has been honored this year with The President’s Volunteer Service Award for the over 4,000 hours he devoted to community service. Adorno w...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Combating noise in Woodhaven
Last year, I attended the City Council hearing in Manhattan on a bill regarding residents’ noise complaints. The bill was proposed by Eric Ulrich, our New York City councilman and Councilwoman, E...
Jul 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Following two police attacks, mayor defends stop-and-frisk
In the aftermath of two attacks on law enforcement officers last week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the city's controversial stop-and-frisk policy following an appearance at Queens Botanical Ga...
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Heat wave help
There’s one good thing about living in Woodhaven during a heat wave: the free car washes you get from driving through all the open fire hydrants! Over the past 10 days, as temperatures remained ste...
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Patriotism on display in Woodhaven
This week, the residents of Woodhaven will join the rest of the country in celebrating our Declaration of Independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain, which occurred 236 years ago on July 4, 177...
Jul 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Looking back at the history of the BID
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Empire Gate changing healthcare in Queens
On Wednesday, June 20, Empire Gate Medical Group opened its doors in Jamaica with hopes of providing excellent medical care, seven days a week. According to Mike Jarmuz, marketing Director at Empir...
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An old-fashioned Woodhaven block party
Word on the Woodhaven Block
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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How to 'Seez It' out of your purse
Howard Beach resident goes from confusion to success
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Happy Fourth of July and a good run as prez
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Do you agree that #nycisbroken?
Each summer, the residents of Woodhaven flood the Woodhaven Residents' Block Association (WRBA) with complaints about residential noise wondering what, if anything, can be done to alleviate this pr...
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Woodhaven Developments
The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation took Woodhaven “out to the ball game” on Monday night, June 18. We secured the tickets for Woodhaven Night” and what a night it was! It was nearly a no...
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South Queens debates usage of abandoned rail line
Residents, officials and advocates met at the Maple Grove Cemetery community center in Fresh Meadows on Monday, June 18, to discuss proposals regarding the abandoned train tracks that run through S...
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Jeffries picks up big endorsement in bid to represent S. Queens
Two borough nabes will join large swath of Brooklyn in NY08
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Reps host job fair for unemployed veterans
Turnout less than desired – but opportunity is not over
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FILE - In this April 13, 2016 file photo released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese suspects involved in wire fraud are escorted off a plane upon arriving at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China. Taiwanese officials have protested Malaysia's deportation of 32 of the self-ruled island's nationals to China to face wire fraud charges. The deportation follows the sending of nearly four dozen Taiwanese from Kenya to China last month, a case that has raised concerns Beijing is exerting diplomatic pressure over the island it considers its own territory. The Taiwanese Cabinet, in a statement late Saturday, April 30, says China pressured Malaysia to deport the Taiwanese wire fraud suspects to the mainland. (Yin Gang/Xinhua News Agency via AP, File) NO SALESBEIJING (AP) — Taiwanese officials have protested Malaysia's deportation of 32 of the self-ruled island's nationals to China this weekend to face wire fraud charges, the latest in a series of disputes that has raised new friction between China and Taiwan.


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Iraqi protesters open a breach in a concrete wall surrounding the parliament on April 30, 2016Thousands of protesters were inside Baghdad's Green Zone on Sunday after breaking into the fortified area and storming parliament, as Iraq's premier called for rioters to be pursued and punished. Demonstrators pulled down or scaled slabs of heavy concrete blast wall to enter the fortified area where Iraq's main government institutions are located, the culmination of weeks of political turmoil and inaction by parliament. While there is still the potential for escalation, the situation was calm on Sunday, with protesters touring the area and taking photos of places they have rarely if ever been able to access.


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Migrants are pictured at a Turkish coastguard station after a failed attempt at crossing to the Greek island of Lesbos, in the Turkish coastal town of DikiliBy Paul Taylor BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Despite deep public misgivings in some countries, the European Union will this week drive forward a plan to grant Turks visa-free travel to Europe as a reward for having reduced a flood of refugees and migrants into Europe to a trickle. The European Commission is set to declare on Wednesday that Turkey has broadly met the criteria for early visa liberalization in a blaze of last-minute legislation and ask EU governments and the European Parliament to approve the decision by the end of June, several EU sources said. Turkey has raised its game," a senior EU official familiar with the negotiations said.


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