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This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 | 25 25 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 | 28 28 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 | 50 50 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 | 60 60 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 | 142 142 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 | 145 145 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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Fighting City Hall just got more convenient
New system allows NYers to fight tickets online
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Walcott crisscrosses city on campaign to win over parents
Dennis Walcott has not stopped moving since he was named as Cathie Black's replacement. The deputy mayor spent his first week as Schools Chancellor-designee crisscrossing the city. A man on a missi...
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYers sleeping on new bedding regs
Apparently New Yorkers didn't get the message about mattresses. In the first three months since the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) began enforcing new rules for the disposal of mattresses and box ...
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens parks will get “spring greening”
City seeks volunteers for one-day cleanup
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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City aims to help immigrant biz succeed
Several new programs aim to aid small business
Apr 05, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College students leave classrooms, hit the streets
Some 100 Queens College students and professors blocked traffic on the Horace Harding Expressway Thursday in protest of state budget cuts. The blockade came on the heels of an overnight union occup...
Apr 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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State performs random bus safety checks
Focus on charter buses leaving from Flushing
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Census findings only find massive criticism
The United States Census Bureau's recently released figures for New York City are embroiled in a heat wave of criticism by many pols around the five boroughs, particularly Brooklyn and Queens. The ...
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community board says statue doesn't lack “Civic Virtue”
The Triumph of Civic Virtue statue which stands prominently at Union Turnpike and Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens caused an uproar last month when Congressman Anthony Weiner and Councilwoman Juliss...
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella takes 'cut' at parking privileges
Thanks, but no thanks. State Senator Tony Avella cut his State of New York Executive Branch citywide parking placard into pieces last Friday, destroying the privilege to park in numerous “no-parkin...
Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some signs of better safety
A Whitestone intersection just got a little bit safer. According to neighborhood residents, traffic speeding down 15th Avenue and 147th Street past Public School 79 has long been a nuisance and a d...
Mar 22, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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A taste of Broadway in Queens public schools
As the curtains open, a sign of Irving Berlin sits in the background in a brightly colored, New York-themed design. The show begins with its stars Carina Morales and James LaRosa singing Berlin’s c...
Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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City still replanting trees lost in last year’s tornado
Community boards 5 and 7 top priority list
Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Take it to the bank, just not in Queens
Weiner study shows borough bank growth down
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Theatre appoints Ray Cullom as executive director
The Queens Theater in the Park (QTIP) has tapped Ray Cullom, former managing director of the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut, as its new executive director. Cullom brings 20 years of e...
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this May 14, 2010 file photo, Kenny G, smooth jazz saxophonist, performs during a media event announcing his concert, in Taipei, Taiwan. Kenny G stopped in at Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, but his visit was out of tune with Chinese authorities, who have warned about meddling by foreign forces. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying, File)HONG KONG (AP) — Smooth jazz star Kenny G insisted Thursday he's not a foreign provocateur supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, after Beijing signaled its displeasure over his inharmonious visit and repeated concerns about meddling by external forces.


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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov (26), of Russia, is seen during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit. The NHL has indefinitely suspended Voynov because of domestic violence charges. The league says he was arrested Monday morning, Oct. 20, 2014, but isn't providing other details. Police in the Los Angeles suburb of Redondo Beach released limited information early Monday, giving no details of what is alleged to have occurred. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Slava Voynov's attorney says the Los Angeles Kings defenseman never hit his girlfriend, and blames Voynov's arrest on a misunderstanding caused partly by the couple's limited ability to speak English.


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A man who climbed over the White House fence on Wednesday has been detained by Secret Service agents and dogs, a spokesman for the agency saidA man who climbed over the White House fence was nabbed by Secret Service agents and dogs, a spokesman for the agency said. "At approximately 7:16 pm (1116 GMT), an individual climbed the north fence line of the White House," the spokesman said. "The individual was immediately taken into custody on the north lawn of the White House by Secret Service Uniformed Division K-9 teams and Uniformed Division Officers." The fence climber was identified as 23-year-old Dominic Adesanya from Marlyand, near the US capital, the spokesman said.


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