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"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
Your Time: Unleashed and Demystified
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Your Time: Unleashed and Demystified Facilitators:  Sara Jones and Andrea Wenglowskyj of Kind Aesthetic Wednesday, October 29, 6:00-8:00pm Join us Wednesday, October 29 for a  Build Your Own Busine...
Financial Management & Retirement Planning for Artists
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Financial Management & Retirement Planning for Artists Facilitators:  Maria Odysseos and Ahmed Khan (of Investors Bank) Wednesday, October 8, 6:00-8:00pm Join us Wednesday, October 8, for a  Build ...
Financial Planning and Tax Preparation for Artists
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Financial Planning and Tax Preparation for Artists Facilitator:  Susan Lee Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 6:00-8:00pm Tax season is around the corner!  Join us for this  Build Your Own Business (BYOB)...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 716 716 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 204 204 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...

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Pols urge governor to sign hospital closure bill
Would require community input before facility shuts down
Sep 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Federal disaster aid not coming soon, if at all
FEMA officials surveying storm damage to see if city qualifies
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Soldier fulfills a promise he made before going to Iraq
Cuts down the yellow ribbons that awaited his safe return
Sep 21, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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QBG plans to regrow after the storm
Half an hour before Cosmos Night was set to begin on September 16, the Queens Botanical Garden was enveloped by heavy wind and rain. It later became clear that the disturbance had left much of the ...
Sep 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols call on Feds to declare Queens a disaster area
In the wake of a violent tornado that tore through New York City Thursday evening, leaving thousands of New Yorkers with severe property damage and without electricity, elected officials gathered i...
Sep 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pennsylvania woman killed in storm
A Pennsylvania woman who pulled over on the Grand Central Parkway during Thursday evenings powerful storms was killed when a tree fell on her car. Aline Levakis, 30, was on the Grand Central Parkwa...
Sep 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brief storm wreaks havoc in Flushing
Trees, power lines downed
Sep 16, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muslims find strength in Ramadan, despite difficult times
This year, Eid ul-Fitr, the celebration at the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, fell on a cool, gray and breezy Friday, one day before the ninth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist...
Sep 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friends to host breast cancer fundraiser
Toni Sheridan and Christina Corsini of Middle Village have participated in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer for years. Now, the two friends have decided to throw a fundraiser at Fillmore’s Tavern in...
Sep 14, 2010 | 3 3 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cosmos Night planned for Queens Botanical Garden
When the leaves on trees start to change color, many people know autumn is here. For people of Korean descent, nothing says fall like the blooming of a Cosmos plant. In Flushing, where there is a l...
Sep 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free health fair focuses on Hepatitis B
The New York Hospital of Queens (NYHQ) announced last Thursday that it will be hosting a Flushing health fair on Sunday, September 19, in conjunction with non-profit organization Association for Ch...
Sep 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens vet gets a warm welcome on return home
Holy Cross grad was stationed in Iraq
Sep 07, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Foodies delight their taste buds at 'Feastival'
Wendy Chan is no stranger to the world of food trade shows. Her New York-based marketing and consulting firm, Definity Marketing, specializes in business development, strategic planning and event p...
Sep 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forcina betting on Whitestone roots
Candidate for 26th AD says upset possible
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Serving up fun at Arthur Ashe Kids' Day
Tennis royalty graces the courts at the U.S. Open every summer, but on Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, it's the children that rule. Presented by Hess and produced by the United States Tennis Association (US...
Aug 31, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pro-democracy demonstrators display placards as they gather near a ceremony marking China's 65th National Day in Hong Kong on October 1, 2014Hong Kong (AFP) - 05:34 GMT - China detaining activists for supporting Hong Kong - A report from our Beijing bureau says authorities have detained a dozen activists across China and threatened several others who expressed support for Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests in recent days, according to the overseas-based advocacy group China Human Rights Defenders (CHRD).


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A police car drives past the entrance to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. A patient in the hospital is showing signs of the Ebola virus and is being kept in strict isolation with test results pending, hospital officials said Monday. (AP Photo/LM Otero)DALLAS (AP) — The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to prevent spreading the virus.


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FILE - In this July 3, 2014 file photo, state authorities use crime scene tape to seal off an unfinished warehouse that was the site of a shootout between Mexican soldiers and alleged criminals on the outskirts of the village of San Pedro Limon in Mexico state, Mexico. Three soldiers have been charged with homicide in the June killings of 22 suspected gang members in southern Mexico, Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam announced on Tuesday Sept. 30 2014. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)MEXICO CITY (AP) — Months after the Mexican army said it had killed 22 suspected gang members in a fierce shootout, three soldiers are being charged with homicide.


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