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This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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 | 31 31 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 | 33 33 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 | 64 64 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 | 149 149 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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Federal disaster aid not coming soon, if at all
FEMA officials surveying storm damage to see if city qualifies
Sep 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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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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Audit: Parks letting $10M in improvements slide
But department argues it is enforcing agreements
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Candidates square off in 16th District forum
On Tuesday evening, August 24, the auditorium at the Flushing Branch of the Queens Public Library hosted an almost standing room-only audience in rapt attention. A range of critical issues were rai...
Aug 31, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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A man walks past a row of General Motors vehicles at a Chevrolet dealership on Woodward Avenue in Detroit, MichiganBy Ben Klayman and Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Thursday reported a higher-than-expected profit in the third quarter on strong demand for its redesigned full-size pickup trucks in North America. "Clearly, high transaction prices - the new trucks and SUVs are more profitable than the ones they replace - that certainly helps," GM Chief Financial Officer Chuck Stevens said at the company's Detroit headquarters. ...


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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, file photo, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino leaves the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Building & Courthouse, in Newark, N.J., after a court appearance. Sorrentino and his brother Marc face an arraignment Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Newark, to face federal tax charges. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A judge has scheduled a December trial for a former cast member of MTV's reality show "Jersey Shore" who's facing federal tax charges.


2014-10-23 12:16:46 -0400

A crash-test dummy at Takata's crash-testing facility in Auburn Hills, MichiganShares in Japanese auto parts maker Takata sank in Tokyo on Thursday as nervous investors reacted to a report that US justice officials are investigating the firm over an air bag defect that may have killed several drivers. The embattled firm's shares fell 6.16 percent to 1,582 yen ($15) in Tokyo, after plunging 22 percent on Tuesday following an earlier air bag safety warning. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that federal prosecutors in New York are probing whether Takata made misleading statements about the safety of its bags to US regulators. According to the New York Times, at least 139 injuries have been linked to Takata air bags, including 37 reported as exploding.


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