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CERTAPRO PAINTERS® ANNOUNCES PAINTCATION™ SWEEPSTAKES
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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 | 71 71 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 | 168 168 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 | 209 209 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 | 209 209 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 | 207 207 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 | 263 263 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...
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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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2013 begins with a few battles
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Water main upgrade in works for Queens neighborhoods
The city has always been known for its clean water supply, and officials are making sure it stays that way. Part of a regular capital upgrade project, the Department of Environmental Protection (DE...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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So long to the holiday season for 2012
On Saturday, December 15 and December 22, Santa in his beautiful sleigh circa 1877, owned and driven by Joe Trippi (with his 94-year-old mom ringing the bells and saying “Shop Woodhaven!”), rode al...
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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An open letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo
Dear Governor Cuomo, What great news to start the New Year with. For each of the past few years the residents of New York City have had to sweat out whether or not we could keep our firehouses open...
Jan 03, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top 10 Queens stories of 2012
1) Hurricane Sandy While the entire New York City area was hit by the hurricane, parts of Queens were left devastated. The Rockaways and the neighborhoods of south Queens felt the effects of the st...
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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A look back at the year 2012 in Woodhaven
No sooner did we turn the calendar to 2012 did the residents of Woodhaven find out that we had a mission to carry out. The Department of Transportation was attempting two street changes (89th Avenu...
Dec 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Liu’s State of the City address
It was all about job creation and security at City Comptroller John Liu’s second State of the City Address. From the start, Liu focused his attention on the city’s lower-income families, introducin...
Dec 26, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local company comes to the aid of volunteer fire department
One group that suffered damage during Hurricane Sandy didn't have the time to think of themselves. The West Hamilton Beach Volunteer Fire Department was busy helping others in the aftermath of the ...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Welcomes Santa Claus to Town
After our glorious - although wet - Friday evening small town Christmas Tree (with our new tree and along with the new lights on the four little trees all courtesy of the WBID) and Menorah Lighting...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community in Need of Captains
In the aftermath of the disastrous blizzards in early 2011, the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association reconstituted the old Block Captain program that kept the neighborhood informed and on the sam...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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The holidays officially underway in Woodhaven
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Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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The push to save St. Matthew's
St. Matthew's Episcopal Church on 96th Street has been inactive since May 2011, but it looks as if it will be the center of attention in 2013 with a new group taking over, considerable repairs done...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to offer property tax extension to homes hit hard by Sandy
The City Council voted Monday to provide tax relief for homeowners citywide whose properties were destroyed in Hurricane Sandy’s storm. The relief comes in the form of an interest-free property tax...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven continues to be split in two
It looks like Woodhaven will continue to be a community divided, as least as far as the City Counil is concerned. Currently, Councilman Eric Ulrich and Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley both represent...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Merchants pitch in to keep Liberty clean
Many businesses on Liberty Avenue in Richmond Hill dealing with a garbage problem have decided to “adopt a basket.” In a new program created by the Department of Sanitation (DSNY), merchants and co...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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China's Ding Junhui became the first Asian player to reach the world snooker championship final after beating Scotland's Alan McManus 17-11 in Sheffield, England on Saturday. Ding, the world number 17, compiled seven century breaks in the match to set a world championship record and will play England's world number one Mark Selby or Marco Fu of Hong Kong in the best of 35-frame final, which starts on Sunday. Selby and Fu were level at 12-12 after the third session of their semi-final which included the longest frame in world championship history at the Crucible lasting over 76 minutes.
2016-04-30 14:36:25 -0400

In this Tuesday, April 26, 2016 photo, Denise Moore, center, in white, of Des Moines, Iowa, poses with her family, from left, daughter Alex Gibbs, Emily Bosch, son Kodi Baughman, granddaughter MacKenzie Moore, sons Kori Moore, Kelli Moore, daughter Andy Gibbs, and son Kasi Baughman during a visit to Water Works Park, in Des Moines, Iowa. Moore, a mother of seven, nearly lost her parental rights after her arrest in 2003 for conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)NEW YORK (AP) — For child-welfare agencies across the United States, it's the ultimate sanction: terminating the rights of parents to raise their own children due to concerns about abuse and neglect.


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Warren Buffett participates in the newspaper tossing challenge during the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha NebraskaWarren Buffett on Saturday defended several of Berkshire Hathaway Inc's larger or struggling investments, including Coca-Cola and the BNSF railroad. Speaking to tens of thousands of shareholders at Berkshire's annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger also touched on many other issues including the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the risks of derivatives, and big losses at a mutual fund closely associated with Berkshire. Buffett, a supporter of Democrat Hillary Clinton for president, was asked about the regulatory impact on Berkshire if Republican front-runner Donald Trump captures the White House.


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