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This Month in Queens Real Estate: April 2014
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 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 | 78 78 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 | 89 89 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
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Networking for Prosperity & Adventure Meetup in NYC April 9 7PM till 10PM
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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 | 157 157 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 | 173 173 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 | 209 209 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 | 219 219 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 | 231 231 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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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/11/13-2/17/13)
Monday, Feb. 11 Salvatore Saviano was arrested at 72-30 61st Street for menacing by Officer Gomez. Jody Vargas was arrested at the intersection of Grandview Avenue and Himrod Street for reckless en...
Feb 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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String of murders has LGBT community on edge
UPDATE: Man arrested in latest killing
Feb 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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USPS Saturday service to be cut
In an effort to save an estimated $2 billion each year, the United States Postal Service (USPS) postmaster general and C.E.O. Patrick R. Donahoe announced the agency’s unilateral plan to cut Saturd...
Feb 13, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/4/13-2/10/13)
Monday, Feb. 4 Jose Sustre was arrested at 1682 Woodbine Street for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer McElligot. Sy Kraft was arrested at 69-34 53rd Road for criminal contempt by Officer E...
Feb 12, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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New coalition says any plans for a Willets Point Casino are not welcomed
In a timely announcement of their formation, the “Don’t Gamble on our Community” coalition met at the RAICES Corona Senior Center last week to discuss the possible impact of a casino in their neigh...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct gets new captain, but will miss the old
Deputy Inspector Michael Cody is leaving the 104th Precinct with awards, accolades and the gratitude of one of the only Queens communities that has seen a decrease in crime. As Cody moves to take o...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kosciuszko Bridge construction project
SDOT gets okay to discharge groundwater into creek
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Queens pharmacist still offers a personal touch
When the bell hits the front door to Colombo’s Pharmacy at 75-51 Metropolitan Ave., it is often followed by a familiar voice. Sometimes it is from Vito Columbo's father in the language of his homel...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/28/13-2/3/13)
Tuesday, Jan. 29 Meghan Rodriguez was arrested at 60-30 Maurice Avenue for burglary by Officer Hamburger. William Meyer was arrested at the intersection of Fresh Pond Road and Metropolitan Avenue f...
Feb 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former NYC mayor Ed Koch passes away
Fiery politician was 88
Feb 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muni-meters installed on Grand Avenue in Maspeth
One of that last neighborhoods to lose parking meters
Jan 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Catsimatidis announces his bid for Mayor
Billionaire John A. Catsimatidis, 64, officially announced his Republican bid for New York City mayor Tuesday on the steps of City Hall. With a rags-to-riches story and deep pockets, the president,...
Jan 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/21/13-1/27/13)
Monday, Jan. 21 Rolando Kippes was arrested on 60-51 59th Avenue for criminal contempt by Officer Gomez. Jamella Bhairo was arrested on 47-05 Metropolitan Avenue for petit larceny by Officer Abenan...
Jan 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restaurants seek better inspections
Queens restaurant owners say the current system is unfair
Jan 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Supercentenarian Carl Berner leaves an impact on Queens
Supercentenarian Carl Berner of Middle Village was a beacon of light, and Queens civic leaders, neighbors, and friends were sorry to learn about his passing in his home on January 7, just 20 days s...
Jan 22, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry condemned as "grotesque" on Thursday the distribution of leaflets in eastern Ukraine that appeared to call on Jews to register with separatist, pro-Russian authorities. Though purported authors of the flier described it as a crude attempt to discredit them, Kerry said: "Notices were sent to Jews in one city indicating that they had to identify themselves as Jews ... or suffer the consequences. It is beyond unacceptable," he said in Geneva, where he met Russian, Ukrainian and EU counterparts to draw up a four-way agreement to work to defuse the crisis in eastern Ukraine. Kerry said Russian Orthodox Church members in Ukraine had also received threats "that the Ukrainian Orthodox Church was somehow going to attack them in the course of the next days." "That kind of behavior, that kind of threat, has no place," he said.
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President Barack Obama speaks about health care, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. The president said eight million have signed up for health insurance under Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and offered new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.


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The US city of Portland, Oregon, is ditching 38 million gallons of drinking water from a reservoir after a teenager was caught on camera urinating into it, officials said ThursdayThe US city of Portland, Oregon, is ditching 38 million gallons of drinking water from a reservoir after a teenager was caught on camera urinating into it, officials said Thursday. The 19-year old man, seen with two friends carrying skateboards in the early hours Wednesday, was filmed urinating through an iron fence into the reservoir in southeast Portland shortly after 1:00 am. David Shaff, Portland Water Bureau Administrator, said about 38 million gallons will be discarded and replaced with fresh water from the Bull Run water supply -- even though subsequent tests showed no contamination. Portland Water Bureau spokesman Tim Hall dismissed suggestions that flushing away so much water was an overreaction to one man urinating in a reservoir.


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