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This Month in Queens Real Estate: April 2014
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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 | 82 82 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 | 94 94 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 | 163 163 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 | 178 178 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 | 214 214 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 | 9 9 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...
Queens Council on the Arts presents The Art of Ghost Dumplings!
Mar 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
On Friday, April 11th, find out what happens when the Chinese Hungry Ghost festival and a Rockaway Beach block party falls under the same full moon! Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer, QCAs’ Executive Director...

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Queens hosts Vision Zero town hall meeting
Citizens invited to provide input on street safety
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Check it out! Or check it in, you can do both
In a ceremony originally delayed by a winter blizzard, the Queens Library finally got a chance to celebrate the new self check-in and check-out kiosks at its Flushing branch. Visitors to the branch...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vietnam vets organize blood drive for Toro
Former group president suffering from war-related cancer
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Study will examine bus service in NE Queens
A grant approved as part of the new state budget will fund a study looking into the effects that bus service cuts had on the residents of northeast Queens. Last week, State Senator Tony Avella anno...
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Mayor names new commissioner of Cultural Affairs
Queens Museum wishes good luck to former president
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Airport workers march for higher wages
Underpaid staff anxiously await above-poverty pay and benefits
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Queens World’s Fair anniversary preparations
In anticipation of two World’s Fair anniversaries, Borough President Melinda Katz and Assemblywoman Margaret Markey hosted a press conference at the Queens Museum last Friday to announce the full, ...
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Molloy celebrates the diversity of its students
Archbishop Molloy High School over the weekend hosted its 34th annual International Day, a celebration of the cultural diversity of the students and the Queens community at large through the sampli...
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St. John's goes bald for a good cause
Annual event raises money for pediatric cancer research
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Flushing resident helps immigrants adjust
After working for large corporation for several years, Flushing resident Alexandra Ruiz felt like she needed a change. So in 2009 she started the nonprofit Immigrant Advancement Matters (IAM) IAM p...
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Opponents of Willets West are ready for a fight
Petitioners from in and around Willets Point, including New York State Senator Tony Avella, are digging in for a court battle they hope will halt development of the Willets West mega-mall on public...
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PS 173 takes a safety pledge
Promise to be vigilant about traffic safety
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Port Authority moves ahead with airport noise studies
In one year, noise complaints from LGA jumped tenfold
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Group steps up to save Little Neck-Douglaston parade
Memorial Day Parade will take place on May 26 as planned
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Liu sues city for denying matching funds in 2013
Also challenges Bloomberg appointment to CFB
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Cranes wait near the buoys installed to mark the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, South Korea, Friday, April 18, 2014. Rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of ferry passengers still missing Friday and feared dead, as fresh questions emerged about whether quicker action by the captain of the doomed ship could have saved lives. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday, as rescuers struggled to find some 270 people still missing and feared dead.


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Local residents look at the airborne combat vehicle, which was destroyed during a Ukrainian night combat operation, in the village of Horodychevo, near Kramatorsk, Eastern Ukraine, Friday, April 18, 2014. Ukraine is hoping to placate Russia and calm hostilities with its neighbor even as the U.S. prepares a new round of sanctions to punish Moscow for what it regards as fomenting unrest. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)VIENNA (AP) — A team from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is going to try to help de-escalate Russian-Ukrainian tensions after the two nations agreed to work on reducing frictions sparked by Moscow's annexation of Crimea.


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Rescue workers install floats where the capsized passenger ship "Sewol" sank during the rescue operation in the sea off JindoBy Jungmin Jang and Ju-min Park MOKPO/JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - The vice-principal of a South Korean high school who accompanied hundreds of pupils on a ferry that capsized has committed suicide, police said on Friday, as hopes faded of finding any of the 268 missing alive. The Sewol, carrying 475 passengers and crew, capsized on Wednesday on a journey from the port of Incheon to the southern holiday island of Jeju. Kang Min-gyu, 52, had been missing since Thursday.


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