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This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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 | 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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Make the Road New York hosts pre-K town hall
Group advocates for community support in Albany
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Library board moves ahead with audit
Meets with press to clear the air on CEO pay
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Conservancy president pushes virtues of Flushing Meadows
Things have gotten better, but a still a long way to go
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dillingham ready to bring change to education in Queens
Borough President Melinda Katz has named Forest Hills resident Deborah Dillingham the new Queens representative on the Panel for Educational Policy (PEP). “I am honored that Borough President Melin...
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Lawsuit to stop mega-mall on Citi Field parking lot
Argue project improperly takes current park land
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Mets icon and Hall of Fame legend passes away
For five decades, Ralph Kiner was the voice of the Mets
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Katz takes tour of the New York State Pavilion
Supports efforts to preserve World's Fair relic
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Scenes from the 2014 Lunar New Year Parade
The Flushing Lunar New Year Parade was held on Saturday, February 8. Thousands lined the streets to watch the colorful event and welcome the Year of the Horse. (All Photos: Michael O'Kane)
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christian Doran, 28, co-founder of People for the Pavilion passes
Christian Doran, co-founder of People for the Pavilion, passed away on Saturday from an asthma attack. Doran, 28, was a Maspeth resident involved in a movement to preserve the New York State Pavili...
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A sweet success from Israel
Moving to America in 2001, woman is living her dream
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Elected officials call for more bussing in Eastern Queens
Lack of funding for buses is a growing problem
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traffic-calming measures taken on Francis Lewis Boulevard
Francis Lewis Boulevard near the intersection of 21st Avenue is known to nearby residents as a hot zone for speeders and dangerous driving. Picking up where former Councilman Leroy Comrie left off,...
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Candlelight vigil for those lost to traffic accidents
Community organizations and pols push for Vision Zero
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LaGuardia Airport workers say they are underpaid and overworked
32 arrested in demonstration on MLK Day
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Meng heads into her second year in office
Local Congresswoman puts a focus on local issues
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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The headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) are pictured in FrankfurtBy Laura Noonan and Eva Taylor LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - At around noon on Thursday, the euro zone's 130 biggest banks will receive the European Central Bank's final verdict on their finances after a review aimed at drawing a line under persistent doubts about the health of the region's banking sector. Most banks already have a good idea of how they have fared in the region's most comprehensive ever bank tests, after getting "partial and preliminary" results from the ECB in recent weeks. But the final numbers were only agreed by senior regulators and supervisors late on Wednesday. ...


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LONDON (AP) — British guitarist Wilko Johnson says he is free of cancer, two years after being told he had months to live.
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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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