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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 | 61 61 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 | 170 170 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 | 155 155 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 | 197 197 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 | 198 198 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 | 195 195 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 | 252 252 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
Mar 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 274 274 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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Queens expos provide invaluable info to seniors
State Senator James Sanders hosted three senior resource expos across southeastern Queens last Wednesday. The programs featured valuable information for seniors from healthcare professionals, local...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yes, Christmas magic is real
Last week, the following message was sent to me via the Leader-Observer’s ‘Contact Us’ page: “All my friends are telling me that Santa is not real and I don't know what to believe. I saw the Virgin...
Dec 15, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Developer gives tour of TWA terminal before ULURP starts
Project would open hotel, as well as preserve landmark
Dec 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Still time to spread holiday cheer
Parades bring out the best in people. We had the good fortune of seeing that firsthand last Saturday as the Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society marched down Jamaica Avenue with our members and ...
Dec 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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A busy week in Woodhaven
This was a very busy week for our Woodhaven Business Improvement District staff. On Monday, November 30, the WBID sponsored a meeting at the American Legion Hall with representatives from Woodhaven...
Dec 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Employment center opens in Rockaway
Hopes to provide jobs to Sandy-impacted residents
Dec 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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We won't back down on SBS
Recently, in the opinion section of another publication, an article was submitted regarding the Select Bus Service (SBS) proposed by the MTA for Woodhaven and Crossbay boulevards. It also mentioned...
Dec 01, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hate crime in Woodhaven
It was very early on Thanksgiving, about 1:20 in the morning. While most of Woodhaven was asleep, the home security camera quietly kept an eye on the street in front of the homes on 80th Street nea...
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport workers fast for better wages, working conditions
With the holiday season underway, airport workers are hoping to bring home more than just small paychecks and empty stomachs. On the day before Thanksgiving, about 40 workers and their supporters r...
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven resident celebrates 100th birthday
In 1915, Babe Ruth hit his first career home run, a German U-boat torpedoed the Lusitania, and the very first long distance call by Alexander Graham Bell in New York to Thomas Watson in San Francis...
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nation's largest passive residence comes to Rockaways
But some residents opposed to building even more housing
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shop local on Small Business Saturday
We have had very beautiful weather with glorious sunsets, and we hope for the continuation of this weather until the end of November. Whatever the weather, please keep shopping your Woodhaven's Eve...
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spend your holidays in Woodhaven
This month of November has been mild, and hopefully we will have a mild winter, not like last year's, which was brutal. So now that the weather is mild, shop your Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue. As you...
Nov 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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The fight to save a Queens farmhouse
Residents in Elmhurst are fighting to preserve a farmhouse with ties to Woodhaven that is over 300 years old and was owned by some of the earliest settlers in Queens. “The land that the Bloom Farmh...
Nov 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor vetoes off-shore LNG port
Governor Andrew Cuomo last week vetoed a proposed marine port for importing liquified natural gas (LNG) located 19 miles off the coast of New York City. Earlier in the year, the City Council passed...
Nov 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Biden presses Iraq to not let political chaos upend gainsVice President Joe Biden pressed Iraq on Thursday not to let its crippling political crisis upend hard-fought gains against the Islamic State group as he returned to the country that's come to symbolize ...


2016-04-28 17:40:27 -0400

Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 28, 2016, before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Carter says he’s investigating whether his department misled Congress in order to derail a bill changing how the military handles sexual misconduct allegations. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday he's investigating whether his department misled Congress in an effort to derail a contentious bill that would change the way the military handles allegations of sexual misconduct.


2016-04-28 17:38:31 -0400

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows Catherine Greig, the longtime girlfriend of Whitey Bulger, who was captured with Bulger, June 22, 2011, in Santa Monica, Calif. Prosecutors will ask a federal judge to sentence the longtime girlfriend of Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger to three more years in prison for refusing to testify about whether anyone else helped Bulger after he fled the city. Greig is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday, April 28, 2016, after pleading guilty to a criminal contempt charge for refusing to testify before a grand jury. (AP Photo/U.S. Marshals Service, File)BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the sentence of the Catherine Greig, the longtime girlfriend of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger (all times local):


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