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2015 Queens Arts Fund: Funding for Queens Artists and Arts Organizations
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Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) supports the hard work and contributions of the borough’s creative citizens with our Queens Arts Fund (QAF) grant program. These QAF grants help build the creative ...
Queens Council on the Arts’ 3rd Space Brings Emerging Artists Together
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
On Friday, July 18th, Queens Council on the Arts’  3rd Space  is proud to present Amy Wu and the launch of QNSMADE, a web-based project that celebrates the stories ofQueens through a series of port...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 268 268 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 716 716 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 248 248 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...
Wage and Hours Cases Setting Precedents for Tipped Employees
May 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 415 415 recommendations | email to a friend
  Restaurant owners are subject to numerous regulations they must comply with and as various cases are litigated, rulings establish new precedents that can change how the industry does business. Ma...
Real Estate-Guideline for Buyers!
May 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
May 26th, 2014*Guideline for buyers by experienced Real Estate Broker-JIM TURANO This is my 36 year in the Business, and I have written many articles for decades to assist sellers & buyers. What bu...

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CB7 gives Flushing Commons green light
But okay includes long list of stipulations
Apr 06, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Immigrant communities lagging in 2010 Census
Failure to complete could adversely affect NYC
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Only ‘one way’ to avoid accidents
Whitestone residents call for change on unsafe street
Mar 30, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Best Buy second store to open in Sky View
Retailer will adapt to serve Flushing Asian population
Mar 30, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Progressive Caucus formed in Council
Includes six members from Queens and Brooklyn
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Senator Gillibrand visits downtown Flushing
On Saturday, Comptroller John Liu and Assemblywoman Grace Meng took U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for a tour of their hometown, leading her through the busy streets of downtown Flushing. The focu...
Mar 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB7 gets to pick apart Flushing Commons project
It appears that the Flushing Commons project will command center stage for months to come as TDC Construction and the Rockefellar Group move forward with plans to develop Municipal Lot 1 in downtow...
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Inside Broadway brings the show to the kids
Arts program “builds a musical” in Flushing
Mar 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Immigrants help ‘comptrol’ the economy

Report focuses on immigrant contributions in NYC
Mar 19, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Displeasure growing with city's tree initiative
Residents upset with plantings in front of their homes
Mar 16, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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FDNY, neighborhoods would be “taxed” if cuts go through
Pols say closing 20 firehouses a big mistake
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Wage overhaul at Queens Center Mall
Groups demand higher wages for mall employees and affordable community space
Mar 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Straphangers: Don’t make these cuts!
MTA board listens to moving pleas from riders, pols
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Nothing 'Common' about Flushing mega-development
Parking, traffic focus of latest CB7 meeting
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Access granted
Volunteer Ambulance Corps back in fold
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference after a meeting with East German state premiers in BerlinBy Alexandra Hudson BERLIN (Reuters) - Angela Merkel said on Saturday that new allegations of U.S. spying showed Berlin and Washington were completely at odds over how they viewed the role of intelligence, and she hoped German action would persuade the United States not to spy on partners. Her comments to German broadcaster ZDF come two days after her government told the CIA station chief in Berlin to leave the country, in a dramatic display of anger after German officials unearthed two suspected spies. On Friday, White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters "when differences arise, we're committed to resolving those differences through the established private channels... we don't believe that trying to resolve them through the media is appropriate." The scandal has chilled relations with Washington to levels not seen since Merkel's predecessor opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003.


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FILE - This June 18, 2014, file photo, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents work at a processing facility in Brownsville,Texas. Immigration courts backlogged by years of staffing shortages and tougher enforcement face an even more daunting challenge since tens of thousands of Central Americans began arriving on the U.S. border fleeing violence back home. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, Pool, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adolescent girls in braids and pigtails and teenage boys wearing jeans and sneakers sat alongside their parents in the courtroom of Immigration Judge Frank Travieso to hear how long they might be allowed to stay in the United States.


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Newport and Camel cigarettes are stacked on a shelf inside a tobacco store in New YorkBy Anjali Athavaley NEW YORK (Reuters) - The enduring popularity of menthol may be a big motivator behind Reynolds American Inc's interest in buying smaller rival Lorillard Inc , which has the best-selling U.S. cigarette brand with the additive. While potential cost savings from economies of scale in a declining industry may be the main driver for the multi-billion-dollar deal, Lorillard's leading U.S. menthol cigarette Newport is another key draw. Menthol cigarettes have roughly a 28 percent market share in the United States, according to market research firm Euromonitor International. Adding Newport to its product lineup would allow Reynolds, maker of Camel cigarettes, to broaden its reach among minority and younger smokers.


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