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This Month in Queens Real Estate: April 2014
Apr 10, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 124 124 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 | 140 140 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 | 154 154 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 | 202 202 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 | 169 169 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 | 218 218 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 | 238 238 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 | 276 276 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 | 280 280 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 | 288 288 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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A 'wonderful' day in Woodhaven
The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation sponsored Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival 2013 this past Sunday. We had a great day, packed with many in attendance. The children enjoyed pony ride...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents talk civic issues at Street Fair
Last Sunday, the GWDC presented the annual Wonderful Woodhaven Street Fair, and thousands of residents from Woodhaven and communities from around the city packed Jamaica Avenue, enjoying good food,...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arcabascio looks to challenge Katz for Queens beep
Says former candidate Vallone would make great deputy
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shining a light on a serious issue
Every morning, residents from Glendale, Woodhaven, Richmond Hill, Kew Gardens, Forest Hills and other nearby neighborhoods go to Forest Park to run, walk, ride their bicycle, walk the dog, etc. And...
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Active and passive recreation added at Highland Park
Home to over 100 species of birds, Highland Park, is now a safer place for families and wildlife alike in both Queens and Brooklyn following a city-funded overhaul project. The installation of natu...
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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MTA includes Rockaway Beach Line in 20-year plan
There is some rejuvenated hope for supporters of restoring train service to the Rockaway Beach Line. The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) included restoring the abandoned line, including the LI...
Oct 09, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Building should be demolished
The Woodhaven Business Improvement District and the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation go on record that the building located at 78-19 Jamaica Avenue next to the Volunteer Ambulance Corps an...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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There is too much garbage
In all probability, this week’s column is not directed at you. I like to think that the majority of Woodhaven residents are good people who care about their community and their neighbors. And I bel...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Program provides healthy meals to underserved community
Over the last year, dozens of low-income children with eight home-based childcare providers in Cambria Heights and Jamaica received healthy meals and snacks thanks to grant money received by the Wo...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top High Schools 2013
How we chose our 2013 Top High Schools , what they have to offer, and how to use the information we've gathered for each academic institution. Private school can be a costly, but worthy, investment...
Oct 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 memories and candidates at GWDC
The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 24, in the St. Thomas the Apostle School Café. The agenda for the evening consisted of our annual Septem...
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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QueensWay proposal debated in Woodhaven
Supporters and opponents of the QueensWay – a plan to transform the long-defunct Rockaway Branch Rail Line into a public greenway for walking, jogging and bicycling – squared off at a meet and gree...
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Think sunny thoughts for October 20
Well, here we are, the chill of autumn is upon us. The weather has been very sunny and bright for many days now, but with a chill in the air. It seems like just yesterday I was counting down the da...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Great Woodhaven Yard Sale
This Saturday, September 28, nearly 60 homes in our community will take part in “The Great Woodhaven Yard Sale.” (See the accompanying map for the locations near you.) The idea is simple. Each year...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven library reopens to the public
The renovations that closed the first floor of the library in Woodhaven since March are complete. Elected officials, library staff and students from P.S. 97 gathered last week to celebrate its reop...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. President Barack Obama waves upon his arrival for two-day visit at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, south of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Barack Obama stepped into the familiar role of chief consoler Friday as he arrived for meetings in South Korea, a key U.S. ally that is reeling from a deadly ferry disaster.


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U.S. President Barack Obama waves from Air Force One as he departs Haneda International Airport in TokyoBy Linda Sieg and Matt Spetalnick TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama wrapped up a state visit to Japan on Friday during which he assured America's ally that Washington would come to its defense, but failed to clinch a trade deal key his "pivot" to Asia and to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's reforms. Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had been seeking to display the alliance was strong in the face of a rising China, but their success in putting recent strains behind them was partly marred by a failure to reach a trade deal seen as crucial to a broader regional pact. Obama and Abe had ordered their top aides to make a final push to reach a trade agreement after the leaders met on Thursday, but Economy Minister Akira Amari told reporters that gaps remained despite recent progress.


2014-04-25 01:03:39 -0400

President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Friday, April 25, 2014, en route to Osan Air Base in Osan, South Korea. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)TOKYO (AP) — Closing two days of around the clock negotiations, U.S. officials said Friday that they reached a breakthrough with Japan to move forward a stalled regional trade pact even though gaps remain that could still upend a final agreement.


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