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This Month in Queens Real Estate: April 2014
Apr 10, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 90 90 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 | 108 108 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 | 118 118 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 | 184 184 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 | 204 204 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 | 241 241 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...
Coaches Wanted!
Mar 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
Coaches Wanted for Forest & Highland Parks 2014 Sport Clinics. Must be able to work with children age 7-14 and have skills in one or more of the following sports: SKATEBOARDING, BASKETBALL AND SOCC...
Sign Up and Walk for Kids Growth!
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 261 261 recommendations | email to a friend
Join the community on April 6, 2014. Walk for Kids Growth at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, in Queens (at Fountain of the Planets). This community event will feature a scenic 3-mile fun walk, refres...

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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...
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Woodside public housing residents call for repairs
Say NYCHA slow to respond to requests
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/15/13-7/21/13)
Monday, July 15 Nieves Castillo was arrested at the intersection of Metropolitan Avenue and Mount Olivet Crescent for driving while intoxicated by Officer Lewis. Michael Kennedy was arrested at the...
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Man wanted for second-degree assault in the 104th
Captain asks for any information leading to his arrest
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Family of Antonio Ferruccio seeks closure
Maspeth business owner killed in motorcycle accident
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Be aware of scams
The captain of the 104th Precinct is warning residents about a recent scam involving criminals posing as delivery and repair men. “Scams are everywhere,” said Captain Christopher Mason of the 104 P...
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Summer Enrichment at St. Stan's
Students learn about weather, prepare for upcoming school year
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Pols host information session for Queens veterans
Bring a variety of groups and services to high school
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Center Green at Shops at Atlas Park opens
Community weighs in on future of the Glendale mall
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Emergency! New 911 system isn’t working
Local officials want answers for recent failures
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/1/13-7/7/13)
Monday, July 1 Edwin Zhaqui was arrested at 1815 Gates Avenue for assault by Officer DiKranis. Charles P. Pistone was arrested at 71-15 70th Street for assault by Officer Murtha. James A. Barba was...
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CB5 supports SOMA Industrial Business Zone
The Southside of Myrtle Avenue (SOMA) is one step closer to Industrial Business Zone (IBZ) status. A Community Board 5 (CB5) committee last week decided to support the proposal, which would convert...
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Pols propose reforms to restaurant grades
Council bill aims to create healthier relationship with small biz
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Antoinette Maggio, former CB5 member and Ridgewood resident, dies at 90
Antoinette Maggio, president of the Citizens for a Better Ridgewood Civic Association and long time Ridgewood resident, passed away on Friday, July 5. She was 90. The former Community Board 5 membe...
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Queens Center for Progress honors local residents
Annual gala highlights helping others
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will meet with Ukraine's acting president, Oleksander Turchinov, and Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk during a visit to Kiev on Tuesday, the White House said on Sunday. Biden arrives in Kiev on Monday afternoon local time. He will meet with members of Ukraine's Rada parliament from different political parties and regions as well as representatives from non-governmental organizations during his two-day stay, the White House said in a statement.
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A pro-Russia protester warms himself by the fire on a barricade outside a regional government building in DonetskBy Aleksandar Vasovic and Alissa de Carbonnel SLAVIANSK/YENAKIEVO, Ukraine (Reuters) - At least three people were killed in a gunfight in the early hours of Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists, shaking an already fragile international accord that was designed to avert a wider conflict. The incident triggered a war of words between Moscow and Ukraine's Western-backed government, with each questioning the other's compliance with the agreement, brokered last week in Geneva, to end a crisis that has made Russia's ties with the West more fraught than at any time since the Cold War. The separatists said armed men from Ukraine's Right Sector nationalist group had attacked them. Failure of the Geneva agreement could bring more bloodshed in eastern Ukraine, but may also prompt the United States to impose tougher sanctions on the Kremlin - with far-reaching consequences for many economies and importers of Russian energy.


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HONOLULU (AP) — A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii on Sunday, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said.
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