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This Month in Queens Real Estate: April 2014
Apr 10, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 118 118 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 | 135 135 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 | 148 148 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 | 214 214 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 | 233 233 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 | 270 270 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 | 277 277 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!
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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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The Very Best Americans
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Some Thoughts on the Queensway
I want to address the QueensWay project, a proposed public greenway that will transform the Long Island Rail Road Rockaway Beach Branch, which was abandoned over 50 years ago. Specifically, the for...
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The party lost, but the rent is still too damn high
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Community Colleges Can Save Large Cities
In the 1990s, there was a push to refocus the nation’s community colleges as a means to re-train people for the coming tech boom. Cities all across the country do not have a sustainable plan for hi...
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Playing Roulette with Labor Rights
Working men and women at Resorts World Casino hit the jackpot last week in what is sure to become a benchmark agreement for casino labor statewide. More than 1,400 employees who work at the Jamaica...
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Planning Now for Another Sandy
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Downstate downfall is devastating
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Do you know what your kids are doing?
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Shutdown a dangerous game of politics
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Where do the candidates stand on the QueensWay?
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We can't ignore the hospital crisis
There is an epidemic of hospital closings in New York City and we don’t seem as worried as we should be by it. Since 2000, 19 hospitals have closed and two more will likely close this month. These ...
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Fix the city's health care system for good
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Fixing the education system could take controversial ideas
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New York’s Real “Tale of Two Cities”
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Shares in French engineering group Alstom, which builds power-generating equipment and high-speed trains, shot up nearly 14.0 percent in early trading on Thursday on rumours that US General Electric may make a takeover bidShares in French engineering group Alstom, which builds power-generating equipment and high-speed trains, shot up nearly 14.0 percent in early trading on Thursday on rumours that US General Electric may make a takeover bid. Alstom, issued a statement to say that it had no knowledge of any such offer from General Electric (GE). Alstom shares, which surged initially by about 17.0 percent, shortly after were showing a gain of 13.87 percent to 27.72 euros on the Paris stock which was showing an overall advance of 0.54 percent. The financial news agency Bloomberg had reported on Wednesday that GE was in advanced talks to buy Alstom for more than $13.0 billion (9.4 billion), and a deal could be announced next week.


2014-04-24 03:47:20 -0400
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed as stocks in Tokyo slipped Thursday after talks between Japan's prime minister and visiting President Barack Obama produced little on a trade agreement.
2014-04-24 03:43:41 -0400
Japanese and U.S. cabinet members are trying to hammer out a joint statement on trade but are not likely to reach a bilateral deal in the course of talks on Thursday, a Japanese official said. "There are too many issues remaining to wrap them up even if we worked through the night," the official said, just hours after President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered their trade negotiators to seek a deal, considered key for reaching an Asia-Pacific trade pact. Economy Minister Akira Amari and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman are focusing their efforts on crafting a joint statement, the official said on condition of anonymity.
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