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This Month in Queens Real Estate: April 2014
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
April 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales remained sluggish in March according to the most recent data released by the Long Island Board of Realtors. A combination of higher prices...
A meetup that gets results, NOT just motivates then deflates
Apr 08, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
Join Networking For Prosperity & Adventure , a different kind of meetup that shows you the HOW to, not just the fluff of getting you excited in order to set you up for failure. Let's face it, in th...
The Tenor, A Novel by Peter Danish, revisits Maria Callas wartime years
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
     THE TENOR A novel by Peter Danish Based partially on a true episode of Maria Callas’ life, The Tenor is the riveting story of a young Italian man with   a spectacular knack for music and a voi...
Networking for Prosperity & Adventure Meetup in NYC April 9 7PM till 10PM
Apr 02, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
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Networking for Prosperity & Adventure Meetup in NYC April 9 7PM till 10PM
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
Shirley who is a part time employed, motivated leader who is working on a few business ventures in order to be a full time entrepreneur. In spite of many obstacles she is currently working on many ...
What is a retaliation claim and why are they so popular?
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), in 2012, 38 percent of all EEOC claims were for retaliation. The reason retaliation claims have become so popular in recent yea...
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny!
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
St. Stan's Mothers' Club is proud to announce our first BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY! Sunday, April 6th  9AM-12PM $10.00 Per Child 61-17 Grand Avenue, Maspeth
National Labor Relations Board finds employee’s Facebook posts not protected
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans In recent years, thousands of companies have felt the impact of a slumped economy, increased costs and regulations.  These conditions have forced employers to cut costs, red...
Coaches Wanted!
Mar 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
Coaches Wanted for Forest & Highland Parks 2014 Sport Clinics. Must be able to work with children age 7-14 and have skills in one or more of the following sports: SKATEBOARDING, BASKETBALL AND SOCC...
Sign Up and Walk for Kids Growth!
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
Join the community on April 6, 2014. Walk for Kids Growth at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, in Queens (at Fountain of the Planets). This community event will feature a scenic 3-mile fun walk, refres...

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Seniors find a home in Howard Beach
Community leaders gathered last week to celebrate the opening of the Peter J. Striano Residence in Howard Beach, a $31 million, 96-unit affordable housing facility aimed toward seniors and people w...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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It's time to get involved in Woodhaven
When I was a kid, there were three pictures on the walls of our dining room: John F. Kennedy, Jimmy Hoffa, and the Pope. So it’s fair to say that I grew up in a union-friendly culture. I believe th...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven BID prez wants light upgrade
City officials recently announced that all 250,000 streetlights in New York City will be replaced by energy efficient light-emitting diodes (LED) by 2017. However, one community leader in Woodhaven...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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New reports shows increased food insufficiency
While millions hit the road and traveled to spend Thanksgiving with their families over the weekend, the New York City Coalition Against Hunger (NYCCAH) traveled to soup kitchens and pantries to he...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College to study abandoned Rockaway line
School looks at feasibility and impact of various proposals
Dec 04, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Much to be thankful for in Woodhaven
I hope that you have a blessed Thanksgiving. I hope that it is a beautiful, warm, sunny day as it was last year. As we sit down with our families to enjoy their loving company and good food, be tha...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Painter shares her view of Woodhaven
Queens artist Madeline Lovallo was the guest speaker at the last regular meeting of the Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society in 2013. The WCHS will meet one more time this year for a special C...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols look for more info on crime in parks
The NYPD currently only discloses crime statistics for the city’s 31 largest parks, and elected officials are searching for a new way to bring more oversight. The City Council’s Public Safety Commi...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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In fight over QueensWay, homeowners take on national group
Can a small group of homeowners derail an ambitious plan to turn an abandoned train line in the middle of the borough into a public bike path? The battle over QueensWay - the name given the propose...
Nov 21, 2013 | 4 4 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shop locally this holiday season
I hope that you are enjoying this sunny, temperate weather. This last week has been cold and some days windy but clear and bright, this with only 12 days until the end of November. Maybe we will ha...
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vehicular crimes need harsher punishment
Winter doesn’t officially begin for another month, but the cold winds have already started to blow hard through Woodhaven. This year has flown by, hasn’t it? It wasn’t that long ago that we wrote a...
Nov 20, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friends of Queensway holds first workshop
Opponents of the project cry foul
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Governor orders Port Authority to conduct airport noise study
Vetoes bill in effort to prevent delay
Nov 14, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congrats to our Election Day winners
Last week was Election Day, which was unlike last year when the lines in order to vote were down the block (in the cold weather) then into the school around the length of the gymnasium and into the...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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It is time to do a better job
I’ve always taken great pride in my eyesight. When I played baseball for Rich-Haven, I could see the catcher’s signs from the outfield. Once I began driving, I could read a street sign from blocks ...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Relatives of a passenger aboard a sunken ferry weep as they wait for news on the rescue operation, at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search Thursday for more than 280 passengers still missing a day after their ferry flipped onto its side and sank in cold waters off the southern coast of South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.


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Mourners chant slogans against the al-Qaida breakaway group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), while carrying a flag-draped coffin of Shawki Rahim during his funeral procession in Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, April 17, 2014. The Iraqi Army officer was killed during clashes with al-Qaida fighters in Hillah last night, his family said. (AP Photo/Jaber al-Helo)BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants launched a brazen attack on a military base in a restive area in northern Iraq on Thursday, killing at least 10 soldiers and wounding 12, officials said.


2014-04-17 11:28:27 -0400
The United States, Russia, Ukraine and the European Union are working on a joint statement about the crisis in Ukraine but they have not reached any agreement and talks are continuing, a Western official said on Thursday. "The parties are working on a joint statement about the path forward, but they are not there yet and the meeting is ongoing," said the official, speaking on condition of anonymity, as the U.S., Russian, Ukrainian and EU foreign ministers met in Geneva.
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