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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 | 268 268 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 | 291 291 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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September Subway Series Has All Sorts of Sizzle
When I took a look at the Major League Baseball schedule back in early April, I noticed a weird little wrinkle. The Yankees and the Mets playing a three-game series in the month of September? It di...
Sep 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sentiero Italia determined victor in Sands Point
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Relive the First Week of the U.S. Open through the lens of Michael O'Kane
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Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Merry Christmas Football Fans! Season Preview You Won’t Hate
It’s been quite some time since we were able to watch a football game that actually meant something! That last game we watched in Super Bowl 49 was pretty eventful between the Seahawks and Patriots...
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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New faces for St. John's basketball in 2015
With the college basketball season fast approaching, the St. John’s men’s basketball staff hit the ground running on the recruiting trail since arriving this past April. Rapidly restocking nearly a...
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Preseason or Not, Sound the Alarm on the Giants
There’s nothing worse than over-analyzing preseason football. We’ve seen teams go 0-4 in the preseason and win the Super Bowl and we’ve also seen teams go 4-0 in the preseason and go 0-16 in the re...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Championship boxing coming to Studio Square
The Triboro Fight Night will make its series debut on September 15 at the outdoor Studio Square in Queens. Headlined by former four-time world champion and Brooklynite Alicia “Slick” Ashley, the ni...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snapshots from the first two days of the U.S. Open
Thousands of tennis fans descended on the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows on a balmy Monday night for the official opening of the 2015 US Open. Top seed Serena Will...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yankees Path To October May Require A Sprinkle Of Youth
Heading into the trade deadline at the end of July, there was a strong contingent of Yankees fans that wanted to see the team go the distance in search of a big arm to put into the starting rotatio...
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enough is Enough. I'm Over Geno Smith
Let me preface the start of this column by saying I do not by any means condone the actions of I.K. Enemkpali last week at Jets camp. By no means was it okay for a fringe player to break the jaw of...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carbone steps down from coaching at St. Joe’s
Leaves behind illustrious career, will still serve as AD
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Borough Cup crowns first round of 2015 champions at MCU Park
Coney Island’s MCU Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones, hosted youth baseball Saturday as the NYC All Star Sports Group crowned their 2015 Borough Cup U8, U9, U10, U11, and U12 city champions in th...
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The bats will heat up again, but the race for the AL East is on
One word comes to mind to describe the Yankees’ performance in their three game series against the Toronto Blue Jays last weekend in the Bronx. U.G.L.Y. It’s never pretty getting swept, especially ...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Stan's basketball team honored
Maspeth Federal Savings presented awards to the undefeated the seventh-grade girls of the St. Stan's Marlins, the 2015 Rookie Division CYO Basketball champions. Maspeth Federal President Ken Rudzew...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dragon Boats return to Flushing Meadows
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FILE - In this April 13, 2016 file photo released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese suspects involved in wire fraud are escorted off a plane upon arriving at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China. Taiwanese officials have protested Malaysia's deportation of 32 of the self-ruled island's nationals to China to face wire fraud charges. The deportation follows the sending of nearly four dozen Taiwanese from Kenya to China last month, a case that has raised concerns Beijing is exerting diplomatic pressure over the island it considers its own territory. The Taiwanese Cabinet, in a statement late Saturday, April 30, says China pressured Malaysia to deport the Taiwanese wire fraud suspects to the mainland. (Yin Gang/Xinhua News Agency via AP, File) NO SALESBEIJING (AP) — Taiwanese officials have protested Malaysia's deportation of 32 of the self-ruled island's nationals to China this weekend to face wire fraud charges, the latest in a series of disputes that has raised new friction between China and Taiwan.


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Iraqi protesters open a breach in a concrete wall surrounding the parliament on April 30, 2016Thousands of protesters were inside Baghdad's Green Zone on Sunday after breaking into the fortified area and storming parliament, as Iraq's premier called for rioters to be pursued and punished. Demonstrators pulled down or scaled slabs of heavy concrete blast wall to enter the fortified area where Iraq's main government institutions are located, the culmination of weeks of political turmoil and inaction by parliament. While there is still the potential for escalation, the situation was calm on Sunday, with protesters touring the area and taking photos of places they have rarely if ever been able to access.


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Migrants are pictured at a Turkish coastguard station after a failed attempt at crossing to the Greek island of Lesbos, in the Turkish coastal town of DikiliBy Paul Taylor BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Despite deep public misgivings in some countries, the European Union will this week drive forward a plan to grant Turks visa-free travel to Europe as a reward for having reduced a flood of refugees and migrants into Europe to a trickle. The European Commission is set to declare on Wednesday that Turkey has broadly met the criteria for early visa liberalization in a blaze of last-minute legislation and ask EU governments and the European Parliament to approve the decision by the end of June, several EU sources said. Turkey has raised its game," a senior EU official familiar with the negotiations said.


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