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This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace ...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you a...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
Looking for an apartment? Ideas to benefit you!
Jul 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Ideas to benefit you. 'MIDDLE VILLAGE AREA' With plenty of competition out there looking for the same apartment that you are looking for, do you think it is a good idea to: Have on hand three month...
2015 Queens Arts Fund: Funding for Queens Artists and Arts Organizations
Jul 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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 | 7 7 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 | 304 304 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 | 3 3 comments | 337 337 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 | 381 381 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 | 384 384 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...

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Christian Doran, 28, co-founder of People for the Pavilion passes
Christian Doran, co-founder of People for the Pavilion, passed away on Saturday from an asthma attack. Doran, 28, was a Maspeth resident involved in a movement to preserve the New York State Pavili...
Feb 10, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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A sweet success from Israel
Moving to America in 2001, woman is living her dream
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Elected officials call for more bussing in Eastern Queens
Lack of funding for buses is a growing problem
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traffic-calming measures taken on Francis Lewis Boulevard
Francis Lewis Boulevard near the intersection of 21st Avenue is known to nearby residents as a hot zone for speeders and dangerous driving. Picking up where former Councilman Leroy Comrie left off,...
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Candlelight vigil for those lost to traffic accidents
Community organizations and pols push for Vision Zero
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LaGuardia Airport workers say they are underpaid and overworked
32 arrested in demonstration on MLK Day
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Meng heads into her second year in office
Local Congresswoman puts a focus on local issues
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens businesses fear 7 train closures in 2014
Call on the MTA for relief during planned repairs
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Borough President Melinda Katz is sworn in
Everyone who is anyone in the Queens political realm joined newly elected Borough President Melinda Katz for her official inauguration ceremony last week at Queens College’s LeFrak Concert Hall at ...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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Record-breaking Gingerbread exhibit comes down, piece by tasty piece
"This crowd is tremendous,” said John Lovitch, chef and creator of the 164-piece, 1.5-ton Gingerbread Lane exhibit at the New York Hall of Science. “There is still over an hour to go, and the line ...
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Gingerbread Lane exhibit given away to eager kids
"This crowd is tremendous,” said John Lovitch, chef and creator of the 164-piece, 1.5-ton Gingerbread Lane exhibit at the New York Hall of Science. “There is still over an hour to go, and the line ...
Jan 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mark-Viverito election seen as blow to Queens Dems
Council members buck party, support progressive upstart
Jan 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ederle Terrace concessionaire still unnamed in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Civics and residents call for inclusion in bidding process
Jan 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fight for Civic Virtue not over
Perhaps a sculpture in New York City never experienced as much controversy as “The Triumph of Civic Virtue,” which proves that a significant work of public art inspires a great debate. Here’s a run...
Jan 08, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens church donates to the underserved youth
Families in the QCH Eviction Prevention Program
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United States U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power, left, speaks with Israeli U.N. Ambassador Ron Prosor during a meeting of the U.N. Security Council on the situation in Gaza at United Nations headquarters, Monday, July 28, 2014. The U.N. Security Council called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)WASHINGTON (AP) — The leader of Hamas is demanding anew that Israel end its occupation of Gaza and the West Bank.


2014-07-28 08:15:17 -0400

A view of the sign outside the Dollar Tree store in Westminster(Reuters) - Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc said it would buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion, creating North America's biggest discount retailer. Shares of Family Dollar, which has been under pressure from activist investor Carl Icahn to sell itself, rose almost 25 percent to $75.50 in premarket trading on Monday. Dollar Tree shares were up 8.8 percent at $59. Dollar Tree, whose products cost $1 or less, caters to the middle class.


2014-07-28 08:09:56 -0400
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation.
2014-07-28 08:09:32 -0400