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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...
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Apr 08, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 78 78 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 | 89 89 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 | 157 157 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 | 173 173 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 | 209 209 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...
Coaches Wanted!
Mar 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 219 219 recommendations | email to a friend
Coaches Wanted for Forest & Highland Parks 2014 Sport Clinics. Must be able to work with children age 7-14 and have skills in one or more of the following sports: SKATEBOARDING, BASKETBALL AND SOCC...
Sign Up and Walk for Kids Growth!
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
Join the community on April 6, 2014. Walk for Kids Growth at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, in Queens (at Fountain of the Planets). This community event will feature a scenic 3-mile fun walk, refres...

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The Cliffs faces an uphill battle
LIC rock-climbing gym charged with 33 violations
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Willets Point business owners need more time
Pol says relocation plan was inadequate
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5 Pointz owner says decision to whitewash was difficult
Just as the 5 Pointz Aerosol Art Center team seemed on the verge of turning their beloved graffiti art mecca into an official landmark, building owner Gerald Wolkoff sent in his own squad of painte...
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Elected officials call for aid to Philippines
Groups help NYC residents contact relatives overseas
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Low-income housing aimed at older population
Officials cut the ribbon on a new $24 million affordable senior housing facility in Astoria last Friday. The HANAC-PCA Senior Residence, located at 31-34 33rd St., will provide 66 units of affordab...
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First ever City Council speaker forum
Council members vying for position answer questions
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Variety Boys and Girls Club receives aid
Fundraiser hosted by users of new pool
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Roosevelt Ave. biz owners discuss potential BID
Some critics warming up to proposal
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Officials break ground on P.S. 339 in Woodside
Last Friday, officials broke ground on P.S. 339, a five-story school at 39-07 57th St. that will serve an estimated 472 kids from pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. “It is always a very good day...
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LIC Partnership trade show reflects neighborhood
Annual event continues to grow in size, scope
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Sunnyside to receive two 'slow zones'
DOT aims to reduce pedestrian fatalities in Queens nabe
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Walkout at Bryant High School
Students say their principal is unfit to lead
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Costa wins Astoria City Council seat
For the first time since 1974, Astoria will have a representative in the City Council that does not have the last name Vallone. Costa Constantinides, 36th Assembly District Leader, has been elected...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girl Scouts bring career program to LIC school
The Girl Scouts have teamed up with the new Hunters Point Community Middle School in Long Island City to bring resources to underprivileged youth. Students will take part in the expansion of the Gi...
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Bryant High School gets a green roof
Astoria’s Bryant High School is getting a little greener after it became one of the first public high schools in Queens to feature a rooftop garden. The project is a partnership between the Horticu...
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Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature and popularized the genre of magical realism, died on Thursday at the age of 87. Here are some important dates in his life and career: 1927 - Garcia Marquez is born on March 6 in Aracataca, a backwater banana-growing town near Colombia's Caribbean coast. The oldest child of a large family, he spends part of his childhood living with his grandparents and is especially close to his grandfather, a retired army man who inspired the novel "No One Writes to the Colonel." 1940 - Garcia Marquez moves to Barranquilla, a port city famous for its Carnival, to start high school. 1947 - He studies law at the National University in the Colombian capital Bogota and has two short stories published in the El Espectador newspaper.
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A funeral hearse is seen parked inside the garage of the home of Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico CityBy Anahi Rama MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers and put magical realism on the literary map, died on Thursday. A prolific writer who started out as a newspaper reporter, Garcia Marquez's masterpiece was "One Hundred Years of Solitude," a dream-like, dynastic epic that helped him win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982. Garcia Marquez died at his home in Mexico City. Known affectionately to friends and fans as "Gabo," Garcia Marquez was Latin America's best-known and most beloved author and his books have sold in the tens of millions.


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ALTERNATIVE CROP OF XLAT301 - FILE - This undated file photo of Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez is seen in an unknown location. Marquez died Thursday April 17, 2014 at his home in Mexico City. Garcia Marquez's magical realist novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality. (AP Photo/Hamilton, File)MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.


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