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CERTAPRO PAINTERS® ANNOUNCES PAINTCATION™ SWEEPSTAKES
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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 | 106 106 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 | 208 208 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 | 249 249 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 | 252 252 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 | 246 246 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 | 299 299 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 | 20 20 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 | 323 323 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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TWA terminal revitalization supported by community boards
Now onto BP office
Jan 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police looking for a pair of south Queens burglars
Reportedly shot woman in South Ozone Park parking lot
Jan 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekend blizzard produces record snowfall
Queens residents, pols upset about unplowed streets
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Freddie the cow rescued by Skylands Animal Sanctuary and Rescue
Freddie, the brave cow that escaped from a Jamaica live market this Thursday, was rescued by Skylands Animal Sanctuary and Rescue.
Jan 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Katz touts accomplishments in 2016 State of the Borough address
What’s happening in Queens will set a template for the future of the country. That’s the message Borough President Melinda Katz shared in Thursday’s State of the Borough address at Queens College. ...
Jan 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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The amazing life of George Yoerger
George Yoerger’s future was set when a muscular stranger with a handlebar mustache walked on to his farm in East Norwalk, Connecticut, and inquired about renting the family’s barn. “I’m John L. Sul...
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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QCP taps into thousands of jobs at nearby JFK
In the nearly 70 years since it's inception, the Queens Centers for Progress (QCP) has helped a countless number of Queens residents with developmental disabilities. Thanks to Mercedes Altman, who ...
Jan 19, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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City touts jump in high school graduation rates
70 percent of 2011 freshman left with diploma after four years
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help stop Select Bus Service
It appears that the "tropical winter" we have been enjoying is coming to an end. Yes, temperatures are falling in addition to some snow flakes, so get your winter clothes out. As you know, our orga...
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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After year-end shooting, Jamaica rallies against gun violence
In the final hour of 2015, 16-year-old Jihad Jackson was shot in the neck and killed on the corner of 109th Avenue and Merrick Blvd in Jamaica. The Rosedale resident was the victim of the city’s la...
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Discover Forest Park with a new app
You’ve heard the expression “There’s an app for that?” Well, there’s about to be an app for Forest Park, and it’s going to help create fun new ways for us to enjoy our park. In a project funded by ...
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Discover Forest Park with a new app
You’ve heard the expression “There’s an app for that?” Well, there’s about to be an app for Forest Park, and it’s going to help create fun new ways for us to enjoy our park. In a project funded by ...
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Richards delivers State of the District address for Rockaway
Updates community on some of the top issues
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More Woodhaven wishes for 2016
The weather is still nice considering we are in January, but as long as there is no snow I know that we’ll all be happy. Through it all, know that there is one dependable force that we can count on...
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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2016 wishes for Woodhaven
Over the past year, the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation, Woodhaven Business Improvement District and Woodhaven itself experienced many changes. Again, the proposal of reactivating the 3.5...
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Louis Blues right wing Vladimir Tarasenko bottom, of Russia, scores past Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen, of Finland, during the first period of Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference semifinals, Thursday, May 5, 2016, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cody Eakin scored at 2:58 of overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Thursday night, bouncing back from a blowout loss two days earlier to tie the second-round series at two games apiece.


2016-05-05 23:22:57 -0400

Toronto Raptors forward DeMarre Carroll (5) reacts after making a basket against the Miami Heat during first half NBA basketball playoff action in Toronto on Thursday, May 5, 2016. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)TORONTO (AP) — DeMarre Carroll scored 21 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 96-92 in overtime on Thursday night to even the Eastern Conference semifinals at one game apiece.


2016-05-05 23:16:30 -0400

More than 1,100 firefighters are battling 49 separate blazes across the Canadian province of Alberta, seven of them totally out of controlCanada began airlifting to safety up to 25,000 people from the city of Fort McMurray forced from their homes by raging forest fires in Alberta's oil sands region. The authorities ordered the oil city of 100,000 people to be evacuated after firefighters backed by air tankers and helicopters failed to prevent the monster blaze from engulfing entire neighborhoods. Some 4,000 people who fled to the north of the city have been airlifted to Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said, adding that the hope is to airlift 8,000 by the end of the day.


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