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This Month in Queens Real Estate: April 2014
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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
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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 | 82 82 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 | 148 148 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!
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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 | 202 202 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!
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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!
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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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Man wanted for second-degree assault in the 104th
Captain asks for any information leading to his arrest
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Family of Antonio Ferruccio seeks closure
Maspeth business owner killed in motorcycle accident
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Be aware of scams
The captain of the 104th Precinct is warning residents about a recent scam involving criminals posing as delivery and repair men. “Scams are everywhere,” said Captain Christopher Mason of the 104 P...
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Summer Enrichment at St. Stan's
Students learn about weather, prepare for upcoming school year
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Pols host information session for Queens veterans
Bring a variety of groups and services to high school
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Center Green at Shops at Atlas Park opens
Community weighs in on future of the Glendale mall
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Emergency! New 911 system isn’t working
Local officials want answers for recent failures
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/1/13-7/7/13)
Monday, July 1 Edwin Zhaqui was arrested at 1815 Gates Avenue for assault by Officer DiKranis. Charles P. Pistone was arrested at 71-15 70th Street for assault by Officer Murtha. James A. Barba was...
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CB5 supports SOMA Industrial Business Zone
The Southside of Myrtle Avenue (SOMA) is one step closer to Industrial Business Zone (IBZ) status. A Community Board 5 (CB5) committee last week decided to support the proposal, which would convert...
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Pols propose reforms to restaurant grades
Council bill aims to create healthier relationship with small biz
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Antoinette Maggio, former CB5 member and Ridgewood resident, dies at 90
Antoinette Maggio, president of the Citizens for a Better Ridgewood Civic Association and long time Ridgewood resident, passed away on Friday, July 5. She was 90. The former Community Board 5 membe...
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Queens Center for Progress honors local residents
Annual gala highlights helping others
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Chamber officially unveils 'This is Queens' app
The Queens Chamber of Commerce last week officially introduced “This is Queens,” an app available on iPhones and Androids that will allow tourists and native New Yorkers to learn about Queens. The ...
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Flushing’s Bowne House to get a make over
$3.2 million renovation is underway
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High Tech, High Schools
Public Advocate candidate and Assembly push for statewide coding
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South Korean rescue helicopters fly over a South Korean passenger ship, trying to rescue passengers from the ship in water off the southern coast in South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The South Korean passenger ship carrying more than 470 people, including many high school students, is sinking off the country's southern coast Wednesday after sending a distress call, officials said. There are no immediate reports of causalities. (AP Photo/Yonhap) KOREA OUTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Nearly 300 people were still missing Wednesday several hours after a ferry carrying 459, most of them high school students, sank in cold waters off South Korea's southern coast, killing at least two and injuring seven, officials said.


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The South Korean Coast Guard rescue some of the passengers and crew aboard a ferry sinking some 20 kilometres off the island of Byungpoong in Jindo on April 16, 2014, in this South Korea Coast Guard imageSouth Korean officials said as many as 295 people were still unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 477 passengers and crew capsized off the south coast on Wednesday. As the government retracted an earlier announcement that 368 people had been rescued, the South Korean coastguard said it could only confirm 180 had been brought to safety. Some could be seen sliding down the steeply inclined side of the ferry and into the water, as rescuers, including the crew of what appeared to be a small fishing boat, struggled to pull them to safety. Of the 448 passengers on board the ferry which had been bound for the popular southern resort island of Jeju, 324 were students travelling with 14 teachers from a high school in Ansan, just south of Seoul.


2014-04-16 03:35:25 -0400

A South Korean passenger ship that has been sinking is seen at the sea off JindoBy Jack Kim and Choonsik Yoo SEOUL (Reuters) - More than 300 people were missing after a ferry sank off South Korea, the coastguard said on Wednesday, with a three-fold increase in the number of passengers unaccounted for put down to a miscalculation by officials. The ferry was carrying 477 people, of whom 164 were confirmed rescued, coastguard officials said. Two people were confirmed dead after the ferry listed heavily onto its side and capsized in apparently calm conditions off South Korea's southwest coast. The Ministry of Security and Public Administration had reported that 368 people had been rescued and that about 100 were missing.


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