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What To Do If You Have A Slip & Fall Accident On Someone Else’s Property
Dec 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steve Palermo Palermo Tuohy Bruno recently helped a Slip and Fall victim receive financial justice for the losses she endured due to her injury. Our client was walking in a New York City pa...
Astoria Characters: The Seamstress Who Brings Daddies and Daughters Together
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Evgeniya is from Russia. Text and Photos by Nancy Ruhling In a corner of the bedroom, on a tiny table, Evgeniya Bavaeva sets up her portable Brother sewing machine. It’s a...
Seller Concession: What is it and How does it Work?
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Supporting content provided by Robert Kaplan, P.C. What is a Seller Concession? Put simply, a seller conces...
Queens Real Estate Market: NOV 2016
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . November 2016 Market Update The Queens housing market continued on the same path in October with sales dec...
Astoria Characters: The Hip-Sip Guy
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Juuz.me Bar & Grill is at 19-23 Ditmars Blvd. It’s early in the morning, and the first order of the day at Juuz.me is super simple. Zsolt “George” Csonka cuts a green appl...
The Workers’ Compensation Board Ruled Against You—Now What?
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP | W orkers Compensation Attorneys New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers The Workers’ Compensation Board Ruled Against You—Now What? You got ...
Employers Walk the Line on Employees’ Social Media Comments
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As employers, if you feel that an employee’s comment on social media, such as Facebook or Twitter is damaging to your business’s reputation, it is wise to seek legal counsel...
Astoria Characters: The Artist Who's a Work in Progress
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The small studio is hidden, behind a hollow-core wooden door, in a corner of the basement apartment. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Portrait of an emerging artist. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Th...
The French Connection: Oldies But Goodies Movie In Yonkers With Real Stars
Nov 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
  Article by Tiziano Thomas Dossena On November 14, Alamo Theaters in Yonkers presented, on the 45 th  anniversary of its release, the Oscar winning film  The French Connection , which played to a ...
The Million Women March on Washington: Another Moment in History
Nov 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:US Coachways   Bus Rental   The Million Women March on Washington: Another Moment in History Million Women March Gets the Nation’s Attention Is the Million Women March on Washington going to...

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Job fair returns to Queen Center
Come one, come all, and be sure to bring a resume. More than 40 companies will be interviewing job candidates next Thursday, August 25, at the Queens Center Mall food court from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Th...
Aug 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Characters: The Power Couple
Saturday night. Love at first sight. (Well, almost.) The time: December 2007 The place: a club in Manhattan The characters: Nick Fiorentinos, the clubgoer; Noel Descalzi, the club’s hostess. The st...
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Catholic Charities hosts annual Kids Fun Day
Helps students get prepared to return to school
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Pol aims to create permanent manufacturing communities
Bill would allow neighborhoods to compete for federal grants
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The Face Behind The Mural
Every day, Ron Hall walks three-and-a-half miles. He’s a heavy smoker and has been for 42 years, so he figures that the exercise cancels out the tobacco. Now, his strolls have an added purpose: The...
Aug 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Design for new Astoria dog run finalized
A new dog run and upgraded basketball court are coming to Astoria soon. Councilman Costa Constantinides announced that renovations at Triborough Bridge Playground C will begin shortly, and include ...
Aug 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor introduces new police commissioner at National Night Out
Touts neighborhood policing initiative that will expand to 114th
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Program teaches high school girls tech skills
Three weeks produces six new apps
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A Heffner legacy at century Old LIC-based Empire City Iron Works
Belmont. JFK Airport. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The World Financial Center. Con Ed. Lincoln Center. Yankee Stadium. The Metropolitan Opera House. The World Trade Center. Aqueduct. As Harvey A...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Park tennis courts get makeover
Sebastian Chavarro, a 13-year-old Jackson Heights resident, loves to play tennis. He fell into the sport one day several years ago when his parents took him to the park and they were looking for so...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Participatory budgeting process to start again in fall
After doling out more than $1 million for participatory budgeting projects last year, Councilman Costa Constantinides is setting aside another $1 million this year. Constantinides’s office announce...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIC building becomes a wall of art
Will feature a rotating roster of work
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veterans Grove Park to undergo $1.7 million reconstruction
An Elmhurst park is finally getting a much-needed facelift. City officials broke ground on the $1.7 million reconstruction of Veterans Grove Park on Monday morning. Thanks to $1.5 million in funds ...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Park esplanade named after community advocate
For decades, Queensbridge Houses resident Elizabeth McQueen was the leading voice and advocate for the community’s local park, even at a time when it seemed no one else cared. From forming the Frie...
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Music returns to Astoria Park
The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition continued its waterfront concert series last Thursday at Astoria Park. Hundreds flocked to the waterfront to enjoy the Django-influenced Avalon Jazz ...
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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The new president of Gambia Adama Barrow smiles as he makes a call at his home in Yarambamba, West Coast Region, GambiaBy Edward McAllister BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow said on Saturday that outgoing leader Yahya Jammeh had no authority to reject the results of the Dec. 1 election, while the United Nations and African Union piled pressure on Jammeh to step aside. Long-ruling Jammeh had conceded defeat publicly last week after his narrow loss to opposition leader Barrow. The surprise election result that ended Jammeh's authoritarian 22-year rule had been widely seen as a moment of democratic hope and a chance to end repression in a country known as a police state.


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Rescue services work at the scene of explosions near the Besiktas football club stadium after attacks in Istanbul, late Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016. Two explosions struck Saturday night outside a major soccer stadium in Istanbul after fans had gone home, an attack that wounded about 20 police officers, Turkish authorities said. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Istanbul explosions within Turkey.(DHA via AP)ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey has declared a national day of mourning after twin blasts in Istanbul killed 29 people and wounded 166 others near a soccer stadium.


2016-12-11 02:43:11 -0500
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said on Sunday that the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) may be behind the attack that killed 29 people and wounded 166 outside a soccer stadium in Istanbul. In comments broadcast on CNN Turk, Kurtulmus also said that countries offering messages condemning the bombing should also show solidarity with Turkey's fight against terrorism. "The arrows point at the PKK. It is clearly a planned event. There will be an announcement once the investigations are over. We cannot say anything definite for now," Kurtulmus said. ...
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