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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 | 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
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 214 214 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 | 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 | 269 269 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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Updates, loss and the wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival
My article last week generated many responses from property owners and renters who are located in the Woodhaven Business Improvement District – located on Jamaica Avenue from Dexter Court to 100th ...
Oct 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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How a playground got its name
In July of 1914, residents of Woodhaven were unhappy with the layout of the Forest Park Golf Course. As originally constructed, the course stretched all the way to Ashland Avenue (now Park Lane Sou...
Oct 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC sounds off on proposed state office for aging, disabled
Brooklynites weighed in on a possible new state office aimed at improving services and programs for New York’s senior and disabled populations during a public forum last week. A possible “Office of...
Oct 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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OUR ANNUAL TOP HIGH SCHOOLS ISSUE
The Best High Schools in NYC for Your 8th Grader
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Losing my most important editor
Over the past few years, every column I’ve written for the Leader-Observer has gone through a special review process. Each week, prior to submission, I call my mom on the phone and read what I’ve w...
Sep 29, 2015 | 6 6 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Say 'no' to SBS on Woodhaven
Weekly Woodhaven Developments
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Rockaway community hosts first Poseidon's Parade
New family-friendly celebration comes to new boardwalk
Sep 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beaver Tattoo to be honored at annual event
Woodhaven is blessed with many businesses that give back to the community with acts of kindness. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Beaver Tattoo put together a portfolio of Sandy Relief Tattoos and a...
Sep 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jack Maple, crime fighter, memorialized with street naming
Remembered as a great police office and a great man
Sep 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honoring Neil Giannelli, Woodhaven's 2015 Man of the Year
Helping others find their way is what Neil Giannelli has been doing for most of his life. As an educator, as a civic leader and volunteer, and as a representative for an elected official, Giannelli...
Sep 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens communities remember those who died on 9/11
In all, ceremony honors the 42 neighbors who perished that day
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Your weekly Woodhaven developments
It doesn’t seem like 14 years, it seems like just yesterday, but it has been that long since that sad day. At St. Thomas the Apostle Church in 2002 we were still in shock. At a prayer mass, I spoke...
Sep 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fairs, food & fun across Woodhaven
From park fairs to food festivals to poetry on the streets of Woodaven and art projects all over Queens, there are a lot of upcoming free events and meetings in and around our community that you sh...
Sep 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols announce new $30 million library in Far Rockaway
Project expected to be complete in 2019
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September, the month to remember
Now that summer is coming to an end (maybe), we look forward to events to come, so mark your calendars for the GWDC-sponsored Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival 2015 on Sunday, October 18 from noo...
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MOSCOW (AP) — Three deaths were reported Sunday in the fighting in eastern Ukraine despite a recently brokered armistice for Orthodox Easter.
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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan rescuers are continuing to search for survivors of a residential building that collapsed Friday as officials said the death toll rose to 16 and 73 people are missing.
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Liverpool's Christian Benteke, left, scores his side's first goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Liverpool, at the Liberty Stadium, in Swansea, Wales, Sunday May 1, 2016. (David Davies/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUTSWANSEA, Wales (AP) — Liverpool's much-changed team was beaten 3-1 at Swansea in the English Premier League on Sunday, with Andre Ayew scoring two goals.


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