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This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of Queens home sales reached its second-highest rate of 2014 in September, but was slightly slower than the previous month and remains below 2013 levels. P...
Want more Grant Writing Tips?
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Join Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer,  Queens Council on the Art ’s Executive Director as she “pulls back the curtain” for a rare inside look at what can turn your grant proposal into an award letter – from...
A 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Beatles Arrival to America
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens West Kiwanis Foundation proudly presents A 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE BEATLES ARRIVAL TO AMERICA with "Yesterday and Today" - A Tribute to The Music of The Beatles, on Saturday, Oct...
Filing Bankruptcy For Credit Card Debt: Your Legal Options
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Buried in Credit Card Debt? What Are Your Options? Credit card debt is one of the most common types of debt in the United States next to mortgage and student loan debts. As of September 2014, the a...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sausage and Choice of Beverage. Children & Seniors ...
What Employers Should Understand about Disability Discrimination
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners typically look from an employer’s perspective and fire employees who cannot do the job. For the most part, this line of reasoning is valid and especially if you have at-will employm...
How Are Personal Injury Cases in NYC Settled?
Oct 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
Personal injury law protects individuals against any wrongful conduct that results in physical harm or mental harm, whether intentional or accidental. These acts are referred to as tort acts or tor...
Improv: Friend or Foe?
Oct 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether you are an experienced, fearless improviser or someone who shudders at the thought of being asked to improvise at an audition, this session is for you. Join Queens Council on the Arts at 3 ...
Are You In A Vicious Cycle Of Stress, Insomnia And Depression?
Oct 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
Today on Huffington Post an article came out called "The Vicious Cycle Of Stress, Insomnia And Depression" ( read here ).  Studies show that how not being able to shut down or quite the ongoing tho...
The last year of low mortgage rates!
Oct 02, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
This is the last year of low mortgage rates…. With 36 years years of experience please adhere to my advice. Putting it simply like life itself, there is a beginning and there is always an end. Duri...

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Queens Botanical Garden holds annual Harvest Festival
Families flocked to the Queens Botanical Garden in Flushing on Sunday for the annual Harvest Fest. As children got their faces painted, explored the mini corn maze, enjoyed animals at the petting z...
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo announces competition to overhaul area airports
Vice President Biden praises the aggressive plan
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Residents say businesses have taken over the sidewalk
Use College Point street, walkway to store materials
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Transit Wireless expands WiFi to 40 subway stations
Forty subway stations in both Queens and Manhattan went online last week with the expansion of Transit Wireless WiFi services. Now 29 new Queens subway stations – and 11 in Manhattan - will see bot...
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EXCLUSIVE: Comptroller discusses audit of City's charter schools
Parents outraged over approval of 17 new charter schools
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City lowers speed limit to 25 mph in “historic” change
Police will start enforcing new regulations on Nov. 7
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Queens native Lauren Schwartzberg crowned Miss New York Teen
Winner says pageants have 'changed her life'
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Congress members form caucus to address airplane noise
Quiet Skies Caucus includes members from across country
Oct 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fine Italian dining on the menu at Vivaldi's
In 1919, actor Rudolph Valentino was at the top of his game, so he built himself a mansion in Bayside. Twenty years later, Fiorello LaGuardia took the property on as a summer retreat in the midst o...
Oct 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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FArina announces new public school evaluation system
New framework ditches letter grade, looks at whole picture
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stringer: Galante living large on library funds
Accused of spending library funds on elaborate dinners, concert tickets
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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TOP HIGHS SCHOOLS 2014
We give you the best schools in the city and tips on getting in.
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglaston officially opens new Village Plaza
LDC hopes plaza can attract more businesses
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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William Scarborough arrested this morning
Assemblyman just the latest Queens pol in trouble with the law
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coalition for Queens founder speaks at Chamber breakfast
Discusses new ways of building a tech-savvy borough
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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BEIJING (AP) — China says it's against referring ally North Korea to the International Criminal Court over its human rights record.
2014-10-23 04:29:00 -0400

Mark Zuckerberg surprised Chinese and international students by conducting a question-and-answer session in MandarinFacebook is blocked in China, but its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg appears determined to win over hearts and minds in Beijing -- surprising a hall full of students by conducting a Q&A session in Mandarin. Zuckerberg charmed his audience comprising Chinese and international students when he kicked off the half-hour session at the elite Tsinghua University with the words "Hello, everyone" in heavily-accented Chinese. Facebook has been inaccessible in mainland China since 2009, one of several major global social media sites including Twitter, YouTube and Instagram that have been blacklisted by the ruling Communist Party, which keeps a tight rein on freedom of expression. Despite the measures, many Chinese state news organisations and government bodies maintain social media accounts, and Facebook officials have made frequent trips to Beijing, speaking at tech conferences and meeting with business and government leaders.


2014-10-23 04:26:08 -0400
LONDON (AP) — The chairman of Tesco, the world's second-biggest retailer behind Walmart, has resigned amid an accounting scandal in which the company admitted it had overstated its profits.
2014-10-23 04:25:39 -0400