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This Month in Queens Real Estate: April 2014
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 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 | 81 81 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 | 92 92 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
Apr 02, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 161 161 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 | 177 177 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 | 212 212 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 | 223 223 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 | 236 236 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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CB5 discusses safest ways to add bike lanes to the district
The initial steps were taken in designing safer streets for neighborhood bikers in the neighborhoods of Community Board 5. Over the course of the next year, the Glendale, Ridgewood, Middle Village,...
May 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zero, Papavero named marshals for Maspeth Memorial Day Parade
Joseph B. Papavero and MaryAnna Zero have been named the grand marshals for the 2013 Maspeth Memorial Day Parade, which will take place on Sunday, May 26, at 1 p.m. on Grand Avenue. Papavero repres...
May 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metropolitan Avenue fairs well with families
Glendale and Middle Village families gathered to enjoy food, shopping and children's rides at the annual Metropolitan Avenue Street Fair on Sunday. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Clubs of Glendale and Mi...
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Healthfirst’s 4th Annual Cinco De Mayo festival at Elmhurst Hospital
Community gathers to celebrate and learn about their health options
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/6/13-5/12/13)
Monday, May 6 Jose Delacruz was arrested at 59-19 Woodbine Street for criminal contempt by Detective Adams. Karina Quiceno was arrested at 668 Seneca Avenue for menacing by Officer Eastman. Jose To...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/29/13-4/30/13)
Monday, Apr. 29 Robert Edlund was arrested at 63-59 75th Place for aggravated harassment by Detective Moon. Alban Dizdari was arrested at 60-07 71st Avenue for aggravated harassment by Officer Loda...
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Theft down, but sex assaults a concern in 104th
Members of the 104th Precinct Community Council heard that overall crime has decreased dramatically in the past few weeks at its April meeting at Gottscheer Hall in Ridgewood last week. According t...
May 01, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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DEC goes bird watching on Newtown Creek
Watchable Wildlife program and viewing guide celebrates Earth Day
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Bike lanes coming to CB5
Community board and DOT discuss the feasibility
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/22/13-4/28/13)
Monday, Apr. 22 Jose Diaz was arrested at 61-15 Metropolitan Avenue for criminal possession of stolen property by Officer Lewska. Sonia Sanchez was arrested at 47-05 Metropolitan Avenue for crimina...
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Former councilman to replace Tabone on GOP Executive Committee
GOP leaders hope appointment can end some of the internal strife
Apr 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kew Gardens Hills Library expansion gets underway
Electeds thank a late civic leader for her advocacy
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St. Stan's inducts new members into Hall of Fame
Last week St. Stanislaus School added a handful of people to their Hall of Fame at a dinner for nearly 180 people in the school's auditorium. The dinner raised more than $35,000 for scholarships an...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vicious Astoria fight is caught on camera
Astoria Park was the site of a melee last week, as a number of girls mauled each other as peers egged them on and captured the fight on camera. Video of the brawl was eventually posted to the websi...
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Unsolved Queens murder renews debate on microstamping
Local elected officials pledge more reward money
Apr 24, 2013 | 8 8 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mountaineers look out from the summit of Mount Everest, May 23, 2013At least nine Nepalese climbing guides have been killed and five others are missing after an avalanche struck Mount Everest early Friday, officials said, in the worst accident to hit the world's highest peak. "We have retrieved nine bodies and rescued seven people," tourism ministry spokesman, Mohan Krishna Sapkota told AFP. Kathmandu-based mountaineering expert Elizabeth Hawley, considered the world's leading authority on Himalayan climbing, said the avalanche was the most deadly single accident in the history of modern mountaineering on the peak.


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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir is pictured after he arrived at Khartoum AirportBy Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A mob of armed civilians pretending to be peaceful protesters delivering a petition to the United Nations in South Sudan forced their way into a U.N. base sheltering some 5,000 civilians on Thursday and opened fire, the world body said. A U.N. source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said at least 48 people had been killed and 60 wounded in the attack on the base in Bor in northern Jonglei state, where there are Indian and South Korean U.N. peacekeepers. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said dozens of civilians were wounded, but the exact number of people killed or wounded had not yet been confirmed. "This attack on a location where civilians are being protected by the United Nations is a serious escalation," Dujarric said.


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Former President Bill Clinton speaks at the 25th Anniversary Rainforest Fund benefit concert at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, April 17, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Archives is releasing about 7,500 pages of documents Friday from former President Bill Clinton's administration.


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