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Important info on closing costs when selling a home. Jim Turano
Sep 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 226 226 recommendations | email to a friend
So besides hearing from a sales agent how much commission, or length of time for them to get the exclusive from you, do they explain your closing costs to you? From 42 years ago until today, I alwa...
Hire the most experienced hands on Broker- Jim Turano
Sep 16, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 359 359 recommendations | email to a friend
Now celebrating his 42 year in the Real Estate Business. Over 4,000 written appraisals to date completed. Appeared in New York State Supreme Court as an expert witness in appraising. During Pandemi...
From the earliest I can remember, I’ve always loved music. Exclusive interview with songwriter, singer and entertainer Paul Loren
Sep 08, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 605 605 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Paul Loren is a singer, songwriter, producer, and consummate entertainer. A native New Yorker, Paul was raised on the rich legacy of soul, classic pop, and the G...
An admission of guilt proves others should be compensated
Sep 03, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
A story to be told  Residents on 74 street off the park, had to endure construction For two long years. The company has done many other projects in and around the area as well. Breaking up the stre...
Sep 03, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A story to be told  Residents on 74 street off the park, had to endure construction For two long years. The company has done many other projects in and around the area as well. Breaking up the stre...

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The Summer of Blaz
Who had a better summer than Mayor Bill de Blasio? Ever since Governor Andrew Cuomo completed his stunning fall from grace, the mayor has had a whole new attitude. Maybe it's just us, but it seems ...
Sep 21, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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A political fashion statement
If you're anything like us, you were probably pretty shocked that you weren't at the very least invited to this year's Met Gala to rub elbows with the elite names in fashion, entertainment and poli...
Sep 21, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo won't go gentle into that good night
Governor Andrew Cuomo exited the Governor's Office in disgrace, but watching his pre-taped farewell speech on Monday you would think he was departing as a beloved leader. Why Cuomo felt the need to...
Aug 25, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens GOP contributing to its own demise
Curtis Sliwa is going to have a hard time overcoming the name recognition, momentum and overwhelming voter registration disadvantage in his race against Eric Adams for mayor. You know what is going...
Aug 18, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
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Will Queens go all blue this November?
The general election later this year probably won’t excite many voters. The Republicans won't be fielding many competitive candidates in the numerous City Council seats that will be open this year ...
Jul 28, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
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Who's mayor of NYC? Depends on who you ask
At this rate, why even waste the money holding a general election this November to decide who will be the next mayor of New York City? Eric Adams was finally declared the winner of the Democratic P...
Jul 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richards leaves little doubt about his feelings
Donovan Richards bested Elizabeth Crowley in the primary for Queens borough president...again. He defeated her last year in a special election to fill the seat vacated by Melinda Katz and held down...
Jul 14, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
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Long overdue honor for Vietnam vets
In honor of Memorial Day, we revisited some undated photos we found in our archives. When we first ran them, we heard from two people who actually took part in the event. From John Rowan, national ...
Jun 01, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 347 347 recommendations | email to a friend
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When an endorsement isn’t really one
A few weeks back, we wrote about how ranked-choice voting has made campaign-season endorsements a little more complicated. Or maybe it makes them less complicated, depending on which side of the en...
May 26, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 347 347 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC Transit head gets into mayoral race
The interim president of NYC Transit waded deep into the mayor’s race last week. Sarah Feinberg slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio for the uptick in violent subway crime, saying the incidents could have ...
May 19, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 399 399 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lander attack on speaker may have backfired
Councilman Brad Lander’s bid for city comptroller is looking increasingly more like a long shot. His chances took a big hit when City Council Speaker Corey Johnson decided to exit the mayor’s race ...
May 13, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 408 408 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why endorse one when you can back two?
A few weeks back, we wrote that endorsements would be hot commodities this election cycle with so many candidates running in local and citywide races. After all, there would only be so many major e...
May 04, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 452 452 recommendations | email to a friend
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Foldenauer has the luck of the draw
Candidates have always been concerned with where their names appear on the ballot. It’s always preferable to be in the first spot, as well as to have your name on there as many time as possible, wh...
Apr 27, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 460 460 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ballot not big enough for two GOP’ers
The Queens County Republican Party once enjoyed a fair amount of influence in Queens politics. While they never enjoyed the same support as the borough’s Democratic Party, the Queens GOP was still ...
Apr 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 483 483 recommendations | email to a friend
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Always a bridesmaid, never a bride!
Last week, we discussed how candidates are scrambling to pick up whatever endorsements they can before the Democratic Primary in June. We noted that with so many candidates running – there are hund...
Apr 14, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 478 478 recommendations | email to a friend
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