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Do You Make These Mistakes When You Are Writing A Grant?
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Back by popular demand! Queens Council on the Arts Presents Grant Writing Plus. The spring session of this two-part grant writing workshop brings a close to QCA’s Build Your Own Business (BYOB) wor...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: April 2014
Apr 10, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
April 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales remained sluggish in March according to the most recent data released by the Long Island Board of Realtors. A combination of higher prices...
A meetup that gets results, NOT just motivates then deflates
Apr 08, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
Join Networking For Prosperity & Adventure , a different kind of meetup that shows you the HOW to, not just the fluff of getting you excited in order to set you up for failure. Let's face it, in th...
The Tenor, A Novel by Peter Danish, revisits Maria Callas wartime years
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
     THE TENOR A novel by Peter Danish Based partially on a true episode of Maria Callas’ life, The Tenor is the riveting story of a young Italian man with   a spectacular knack for music and a voi...
Networking for Prosperity & Adventure Meetup in NYC April 9 7PM till 10PM
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Networking for Prosperity & Adventure Meetup in NYC April 9 7PM till 10PM
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Shirley who is a part time employed, motivated leader who is working on a few business ventures in order to be a full time entrepreneur. In spite of many obstacles she is currently working on many ...
What is a retaliation claim and why are they so popular?
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 218 218 recommendations | email to a friend
According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), in 2012, 38 percent of all EEOC claims were for retaliation. The reason retaliation claims have become so popular in recent yea...
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny!
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
St. Stan's Mothers' Club is proud to announce our first BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY! Sunday, April 6th  9AM-12PM $10.00 Per Child 61-17 Grand Avenue, Maspeth
National Labor Relations Board finds employee’s Facebook posts not protected
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 276 276 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans In recent years, thousands of companies have felt the impact of a slumped economy, increased costs and regulations.  These conditions have forced employers to cut costs, red...
Queens Artists Slam at 3rd Space!
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Council on the Arts’ 3rd Space presents a Queens Artists Slam . Come join us as young emergingQueens artists across a range of disciplines come together to share new work and works-in-progre...

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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...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Borough president candidates debate at QPTV
The candidates for Queens borough president debated a variety of topics at a forum hosted by Queens Public Television last week They discussed issues like gun control, the implementation of an insp...
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Avella takes stock of the quality of life in College Point
Tour catalogs issues to submit to city for repair
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Afghan police stand guard at the gate of the CURE International hospital in Kabul on April 24, 2014 after a gunman killed three AmericansAn Afghan policeman opened fire at a Kabul hospital run by a US charity on Thursday, killing three Americans including a doctor, in the latest deadly attack targeting foreign civilians in the city. The gunman shot himself in the incident outside the CURE International hospital and was detained by police after being treated inside, officials said, adding that the motive for the killing was not clear. The US embassy condemned the deaths of the three Americans, saying that "this act of terror deprives the citizens of Afghanistan of valuable medical expertise. "Our condolences and sympathy to the families of those killed and injured while selflessly working towards better future for Afghanistan," it said.


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The General Motors headquarters in the Renaissance Center is pictured on January 14, 2014 in Detroit, MichiganAnd excluding the recall-related expenses, GM's operating income in North America improved compared with the 2013 first quarter. "The performance of our core operations was very strong this quarter, reflecting the positive response of customers to the new vehicles we are bringing to market," said GM chief executive Mary Barra. Operating income was lower in the international segment and fell into negative territory in South America. GM delivered 2.4 million vehicles around the world in the first quarter, up two percent from a year ago.


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US President Barack Obama (R) speaks with Japanese Empress Michiko during the official state dinner at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on April 24, 2014US President Barack Obama vowed Thursday to defend Japan if China attacks over a tense territorial dispute, but also urged Beijing to step in to thwart North Korea's "dangerous" nuclear march. In Tokyo on the first leg of his Asian tour, Obama stopped short however of fully endorsing Japanese sovereignty over disputed East China Sea islands, keeping one eye on Beijing where his trip is being weighed for any hint of US hostility. Hopes that Obama's trip would revive the stalled Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) meanwhile looked doomed when there was little progress on one of the key sticking points -- US access to the Japanese auto market -- after his talks with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.


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