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This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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 | 27 27 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 | 52 52 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 | 61 61 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 | 144 144 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 | 148 148 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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Council candidate calls for stricter sex offender residency laws
In response to learning that five known sex offenders are living near schools and playgrounds in northeast Queens, Republican City Council candidate Dennis Saffran called on the city to pass strict...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vince Lombardi honored at St. Francis Prep
Hometown Hall of Famers visits Queens
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Whitestone residents protest plans for new school
Whitestone residents have made it clear they do not want a school on the vacant lot near 150th Street and 5th Avenue. After word spread that the city was eyeing the property for a new school, civic...
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Top High Schools 2013
How we chose our 2013 Top High Schools , what they have to offer, and how to use the information we've gathered for each academic institution. Private school can be a costly, but worthy, investment...
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Astoria residents refuse to let developer on property
Homeowners want settlement stipulating repairs
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Local officials call for end to 'gay panic' defense
In wake of murder of man for allegedly 'blowing kisses'
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Electeds call for helicopter oversight in Northern Queens
Residents say the sound is unbearable during peak travel hours over the weekend
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Pol looks to protect pensions
A Queens lawmaker is trying to make it tougher for companies to strip retirees in New York State of their pensions. State Senator Tony Avella was joined Monday by several retirees at a press confer...
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Queens Falcons football is ready for the fall
Coaches teach the game, but also stress education
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Pols object to proposed changes to FAA guidelines
Say it would let agency skirt environmental reviews
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QEDC kicks off businesses competition
New businesses are popping up all over Queens, and entrepreneurs with a solid business model are being rewarded for their vision. The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC), the Citi Founda...
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Remembering those lost on anniversary of 9/11
Avella meets with families during annual motorcade
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Nabes protest controversial Creedmoor land deal
Residents this past weekend protested progress on a controversial land deal in the wake of a report that found issues with the process that allowed the sale. The Indian Cultural and Community Cente...
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Gun bust in Flushing
Police from the 109th Precinct arrested a Flushing man after they discovered a cache of weapons in his home. On August 27, police searched 149-29 34th Avenue, where they found two 25-caliber Tanfog...
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FAA proposes revision of environmental guidelines
Move could eliminate public review of changes to flight patterns
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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes by U.S.-led forces have killed 553 people, including 32 civilians, during a month-long campaign in Syria against Islamic State militants, a Syrian monitoring group which tracks the violence said on Thursday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the majority of the deaths, 464, were Islamic State fighters. Six of the civilians were children and five were women, the Observatory said. It said 57 members of the al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front were also killed in the air strikes, which started a month ago. ...
2014-10-23 02:34:55 -0400
ABUJA (Reuters) - A bomb exploded at a bus station in northern Nigeria's Bauchi state overnight, killing at least five people and wounding 12, police said. The blast, which struck the town of Azare late on Wednesday, is likely to be blamed on Islamist Boko Haram militants, casting further doubt on government reports that it had reached a temporary ceasefire with the rebels in order to release 200 schoolgirls they are holding hostage. Police did not comment on who was behind the attack.
2014-10-23 02:34:44 -0400
By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - At least 4,877 people have died in the world's worst recorded outbreak of Ebola, and at least 9,936 cases of the disease had been recorded as of Oct. 19, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, but the true toll may be three times as much. The WHO has said real numbers of cases are believed to be much higher than reported: by a factor of 1.5 in Guinea, 2 in Sierra Leone and 2.5 in Liberia, while the death rate is thought to be about 70 percent of all cases. That would suggest a toll of almost 15,000. ...
2014-10-23 02:33:59 -0400