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2015 Queens Arts Fund: Funding for Queens Artists and Arts Organizations
Jul 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 173 173 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 | 2 2 comments | 196 196 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 | 233 233 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 | 237 237 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 | 683 683 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 | 223 223 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 | 380 380 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 | 16 16 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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QueensWay study to convert rail line to park is underway
But proponents of rail service not giving up the fight
Aug 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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USTA to add retractable roof to Arthur Ashe
Soon, rain will no longer put a serious damper on the U.S. Open. The USTA announced last week its plans for a sweeping transformation of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center that will i...
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Immunizations centers in Queens, Bronx set to close
Critics say start of school year a bad time to close
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella drops out of Queens beep race
State Senator Tony Avella dropped out of the race for Queens borough president Wednesday afternoon, leaving a two-way race in the Democratic Primary between Melinda Katz and Councilman Peter Vallon...
Aug 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols call for more noise monitors around airports
Other airports have double the number of NYC
Aug 14, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ferreras explains details of Flushing Meadows USTA deal
Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras met with the members of Faith in New York last week to discuss the recent deal with the United States Tennis Association (USTA). On July 24, the City Council reached a...
Aug 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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109th Precinct national Night Out Against Crime
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly were just two of the more notable names among the hundreds that flocked to Bowne Playground at the intersection of Union Street and Sanford...
Aug 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Following death, pol calls for tighter tree maintenance
A Queens state senator is calling on Mayor Michael Bloomberg to focus on the maintenance of city trees following the death of Yingyi Li-Dikov, who was struck by a falling tree in Kissena Park on Su...
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Survivors of domestic abuse seek financial independence
Program at Justice Center teaches saving, investing and loans
Aug 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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30th Annual National Night Out Against Crime in Queens
Locations and times across the borough
Aug 06, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pow-Wow returns to Queens County Farm
The 35th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow was held at the Queens County Farm Museum in Floral Park this past weekend. Over 40 Indian nations participated in the three-day event...
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Proposal to cut black market cigarette sales
Avella and group push aggressive stance on untaxed cigarettes
Jul 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girl Scout throws birthday party for homeless kids
Councilman teams up to help gather supplies
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New York lawmakers urge Port Authority to create aiport adivosry committee
New York lawmakers are calling on the Port Authority to establish an advisory committee to address quality of life concerns for residents impacted by airport activity. Ten representatives and the s...
Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOE pull backs on Bayside Hills school
Bayside Hills residents opposed to the construction of a new school in their neighborhood got a temporary reprieve. The City Council Subcommittee on Landmarks, Public Siting and Maritime Uses was o...
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Downed tree limbs and fire line tape scatter the grounds at River Valley Ranch summer camp Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Manchester, Md. One child was killed and six others were injured by a falling tree as they headed to a shelter during a severe thunderstorm Tuesday at the camp. (AP Photo/The Carroll County Times, Dylan Slagle)MANCHESTER, Md. (AP) — More than 100 young campers sang songs, read stories and prayed in an open-air pavilion, as they did each night at the River Valley Ranch camp. Then, the sky began to darken and a light rain began to fall.


2014-07-09 21:37:57 -0400
SPRING, Texas (AP) — Deputies have cornered a man suspected in a shooting at a suburban Houston home that resulted in multiple fatalities.
2014-07-09 21:37:35 -0400
Several people were shot to death on Wednesday in the Houston suburb of Spring, Texas, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said, with local media reporting five people killed. The Houston Chronicle, citing law enforcement officials, reported seven people in all were shot and that three children and two adults among them were fatally wounded in the incident in a residential area in Spring, about 25 miles (40 km) north of Houston. The two surviving victims were airlifted to area hospitals, local media reports said. The Harris County Sheriff's Office said it would provide further details at a briefing later on Wednesday.
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