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This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 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 | 35 35 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 | 35 35 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 | 1 1 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 | 5 5 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 | 5 5 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 | 282 282 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 | 314 314 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 | 357 357 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 | 357 357 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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Avella calls for broader religious corporation law
Several religions not approved for nonprofit status
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don't keep on trucking
Nabes say company illegally using residential lot
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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LGBT activists prevent homophobic artist from performing
Queens venue removes Queen Ifrica from concert lineup
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Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Parade marching on
After facing cancellation this year because a lack of funding, one of the largest Memorial Day parades in the country took place after all on Northern Boulevard through Little Neck and Douglaston o...
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Veterans groups hold town hall on Agent Orange exposure
Believe exposure linked to ongoing health issues in both vets and their kids
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Liu announces bid for State Senate
Will challenge fellow Democrat Tony Avella
May 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council supports 25 mph city speed limit
Advocacy group compromises for sake of efficacy
May 23, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flushing salon owner arrested for dodging court penalty
Bill would prevent similar cases in the future
May 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finger-pointing over sinking street in Fresh Meadows
Residents say DOT, DEP at odds over fix
May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol calls for an end to minimum water charges
A Queens politician says the city is all wet when it comes to charging homeowners a minimum daily water fee. Regardless of how much water a homeowner uses, the Department of Environmental Protectio...
May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big Apple Circus brings Times Square to Cunningham Park
After touring seven cities for the past seven months, the Big Apple Circus is back in Queens for the final showing of Luminocity, its program for the 2013-2014 season. John Kennedy Kane, the ringma...
May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Port Authority meets with residents to discuss terminal project
Massive project could get underway at LGA in 2015
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stump change: Parks tells residents to call 311
Dept. also refuses to take tree complaints from Avella
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rowing team leads effort to clean Flushing Bay
It’s so common to see a balloon drifting upwards from some celebration around the corner, or to let one fly on romantic notions. But balloons don’t float forever, and at Flushing Bay many such ball...
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Queens Library refuses to hand over records for audit
Comptroller will be taking library to court
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that there were still disagreements on the terminology for a Gaza truce and called for a seven-day humanitarian ceasefire for the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday next week. Seven days of a humanitarian ceasefire in honor of Eid in order to be able to bring people together to try to work to create a more durable, sustainable ceasefire for the long (term),” Kerry told a news conference in Cairo. Senior Hamas official Ezzat el-Rishiq who is in the group's political wing based in Cairo said on his Twitter account that the seven-day ceasefire was "under study in motion." Another Hamas official Mohamed Nazzal told Aljazeera television that the current "initiative in this form is not acceptable at all." U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri, standing with Kerry at the news conference, backed the call for a pause in fighting for Eid. A U.S. official said later that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Kerry that Israel will begin a 12-hour pause in Gaza hostilities starting at 7 a.m. Israeli time (0400 GMT) on Saturday.
2014-07-25 18:24:20 -0400
Hamas has agreed to a 12-hour humanitarian truce to pause Gaza hostilities starting at 8 am Israeli time (0500 GMT) on Saturday, a spokesman for the Islamist group told Reuters. Spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said Hamas, together with all militant groups in Gaza, had agreed to the temporary ceasefire he said was mediated by the United Nations. A U.S. official said earlier that Israel had agreed o a 12-hour pause, though that has not been confirmed by Israel.
2014-07-25 18:23:54 -0400
ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) — A judge in Aruba was expected to rule Friday on whether the highest-ranking Venezuelan official ever arrested on a U.S. warrant will remain behind bars pending an extradition request on drug charges.
2014-07-25 18:24:13 -0400