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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 | 72 72 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 | 194 194 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 | 170 170 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 | 210 210 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 | 210 210 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 | 209 209 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 | 264 264 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 | 287 287 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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NYPD satellite precinct will stay open 24 hours
Will better serve residents of south Queens, 105th Precinct
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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On March 17, we're all Irish for a day
The sun is bright and warm and sundown will be later thanks to Daylight Savings Time, which begins this Sunday, March 13, with spring beginning one week later. Remember when I started counting down...
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Explore Old Woodhaven with upcoming walking tour
The Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society will give a free walking tour of Woodhaven starting at noon on Sunday April 3, a project 180 years in the making. The first of three scheduled walking to...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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The spirit of volunteering
Time has really flown by since January 1. We are now two months into the new year and less than two weeks to Daylight Savings time. If I had my way, we would have it year-round. When it is lighter ...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol donates webcams
Students gathered in the auditorium of PS 160 in Jamaica last week to wait for State Senator James Sanders to deliver new web cameras. When Principal Tiffany Hicks announced that the truck deliveri...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Major Rockaway thoroughfare to open for summer
Old coal tunnel was behind closure
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Drive provides 1,000 pounds of food to River Fund
Some hungry New Yorkers will now get fed thanks to a food drive run by Assemblyman David Weprin. “I'm very excited about the distribution of the food that we collected in our food drive,” Weprin ex...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Storefront improvement part of Far Rock revitalization
Business owners express frustration with those not participating
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Woodhaven steps up for the troops
This Valentine’s Day, residents from all over Woodhaven came together to let all of the troops, past and present, know that we care and that we honor their service. As he has done every year, Assem...
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Far Rockaway public housing takes next step towards upgrade
1,400 apartments to receive upgrade through federal program
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Minecraft competition coming to the big screen
Super League Gaming to host event at Queens cinema
Feb 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Share & preserve your Woodhaven memories
Buried in hundreds and hundreds of basements in and around Woodhaven are treasures from our past just waiting to be discovered. With each passing year, more of these wonderful memories are discarde...
Feb 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven loses three community leaders
Here in our little Woodhaven the weather was frigid to the point of being dangerous. Thankfully the deep freeze is warming up and it seems like spring, which is just five weeks away Daylight Saving...
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Pols ask landlords to open homes to Sandy victims
Provide temporary housing while rebuilding continues
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Councilman wants DOT to reevaluate dangerous roadway
Site of hit-and-run accident that killed 16-year-old girl
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File-This April 19, 2016, file photo shows Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro greeting supporters upon his arrival to Bolivar Square to celebrate the 206th anniversary of the call for independence from Spain, in Caracas, Venezuela. The president is ordering a 30 percent increase in the minimum wage, the latest move by the socialist government to grapple with high inflation and economic stagnation. The boost announced Saturday, April 30, 2016, by Maduro comes after a 25 percent increase on March 1. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano, File)CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's president is ordering a 30 percent increase in the minimum wage, the latest move by the socialist government to grapple with high inflation and economic stagnation.


2016-05-01 00:02:03 -0400

Berlin has begun restricting private property rentals through Airbnb and similar online platforms, threatening hefty fines in a controversial move meant to keep housing affordable for localsBerlin has begun restricting private property rentals through Airbnb and similar online platforms, threatening hefty fines in a controversial move meant to keep housing affordable for locals. The German capital fears that the growing trend of people letting out apartments to tourists through sites such as Airbnb, Wimdu and 9Flats is cutting into a limited property supply and driving up rents. It is "a necessary and sensible instrument against the housing shortage in Berlin," said Andreas Geisel, Berlin's head of urban development.


2016-04-30 23:58:57 -0400

President Barack Obama concludes his remarks after speaking at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner at the Washington Hilton in Washington, Saturday, April 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) — Even though President Barack Obama and his wife can't wait to get out of the White House, being a lame duck can hurt a guy.


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