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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 | 64 64 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 | 175 175 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 | 159 159 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 | 200 200 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 | 201 201 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 | 198 198 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 | 255 255 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 | 277 277 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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New city programs aimed at tech-curious small biz
Will help owners utilize new technology to grow
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to school sale
Well, here they are now heading back to school! Our annual “Back to School Sales Days” on Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue have begun. Yes, bargains, bargains, bargains on your award-winning Woodhaven Bu...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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What makes a community
We recently spotted a blog post written by a former resident bemoaning the lack of a "sense of community" in their former home. It's amazing - if you ever want to know what's wrong with Woodhaven, ...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Block association focuses on upcoming elections
Candidates make their case in Woodhaven
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Night Out Against Crime
Last year we had the pleasure of attending a Classic Car Show at the band shell in Forest Park. If you’ve never been to one, I highly recommend it. You will see so many different makes and models o...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer back to school sales
Our summer, although really hot, is flying by? It seems like just yesterday our students and young graduates were all excited as they headed for summer vacation! Well, here they are now heading bac...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to school bargains
I hate to say it, but school will be open soon. However, I hope that you have been shopping Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue - Our Everything Avenue - for back-to-school bargains, in spite of the paintin...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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One-armed bandit strikes in Woodhaven
As the scene unfolds one thing becomes abundantly clear: he acts like someone who has done this before. He opens the gate and unhurriedly walks up the steps. He picks up the package, which was deli...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shooting shocks New York City Sikh community
The last time Mohan Khatra spoke to his uncle was the night before he died. A Queens’ resident, Khatra said he had planned a trip to visit his relative, Suez Khatra, in Milwaukee. “It’s very sad,” ...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRBA reveals honorees for 2012 dinner
The Woodhaven Residents' Block Association is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization that has served the interests of the residents of Woodhaven since its inception in 1972. Over the past few yea...
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ride the Forest Park Carousel, help Alzheimer's Association
The Forest Park Carousel has been a constant in Carol Lacks' life. She's been a regular visitor throughout her life and was very good friends with the late Marvin Sylvor, who managed the renovation...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tips for staying cool this summer
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Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vanilla Ice to makeover Woodhaven backyard
Rapper/home improvement host Vanilla Ice (real name: Robert Van Winkle) was in Queens over the weekend to surprise Woodhaven homeowners Marlon and Michelle Pavon, who will receive a backyard makeov...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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What's Happening in Woodhaven
It’s hot, hot, hot! What a rough summer we are experiencing. In actuality, it began early and very hot and has continued into a constant heat wave. In this sunny, over-95 degree weather, as I state...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Fight Vs. Graffiti Goes Small With Big Results
The Woodhaven Residents' Block Association fired a new salvo in its ongoing war against graffiti this past weekend. Accompanied by Assemblyman Mike Miller, volunteers hit the streets of Woodhaven w...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Employee works inside the office of U.S. online cab-hailing company Uber on the outskirts of New DelhiBy Aditi Shah and Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A flurry of complaints from Uber drivers about an unusually high number of canceled bookings was the spark that ignited a bitter legal fight with Ola, Uber's rival for dominance of India's $12 billion taxi market, according to court documents and a source with direct knowledge of Uber's case. A seven-member internal team was set up to investigate the drivers' complaints in November, and its findings are the basis of a lawsuit filed by Uber accusing Ola of a campaign to disrupt its business and poach its drivers, said the source. Ola, an Indian company backed by Japan's SoftBank Group Corp , denies any wrongdoing.


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Fishing boats sit beneath the skyline of Mozambique's capital MaputoMozambican security forces deployed on the streets of the capital Maputo on Thursday after rumours of planned anti-government demonstrations circulated on social media, witnesses said. Several anonymous messages spread via SMS and Whatsapp said groups were planning to march on Friday against government corruption, in particular secret borrowing that could cripple the economy in one of the world's poorest countries. At the root of the public anger is as much as $1.35 billion in loans taken out in secret by state companies, one of which is owned by the interior and defence ministries and state security agency.


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A man, who identified himself as Kim Dong Chul, previously said he was a naturalised American citizen and was arrested in North Korea in October, attends a news conference in PyongyangBy Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's Supreme Court on Friday sentenced a Korean American man to 10 years of hard labor for subversion, North Korean media reported, in the latest conviction of a foreigner for crimes against the isolated state. Kim Dong Chul, 62, was arrested in North Korea in October and had admitted to committing "unpardonable espionage" including stealing military secrets, the North's official KCNA news agency reported earlier. North Korea, which has been criticized over its human rights record for years, has used detained Americans in the past to extract high-profile visits from the United States, with which it has no formal diplomatic relations.


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