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Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Never Left Home
Jul 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Tony De Pace , tanned as a pancake, has just come back from Disney World.   Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Tony has been living in the same house since birth.   If you didn’t know that, the Mickey Mouse...
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Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Pyrros and Serres,LLP How Can Video Surveillance Affect Your Workers’ Compensation Claim? When you have been hurt at work and have filed a workers’ compensation claim, you have to be concer...
DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D.Hans & Associates DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry Whether you own a fast food restaurant or a fine dining establishment, you must now pay your salaried w...
Exclusive interview to Michael Bacarella, author of “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard”
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
      Your book “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard” is now available on Kindle. What brought you to investigate this type of topic? From my earliest memories...
Estate Planning Checklist For Wills
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Estate planning is an intimidating task that some people prefer to avoid. Except Everybody needs to prepare for estate planning sooner rather than later. To help get the ball rolling, here is a che...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: July 2016
Jul 18, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . July 2016 Queens Real Estate Market Update  Queens home sales in June decelerated for the fourth consecuti...
New York City, Queens, Employment Defense Lawyers
Jul 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 156 156 recommendations | email to a friend
Salient Points about the Carlson-Ailes Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit The media is full of reports about the lawsuit Gretchen Carlson, former Fox anchor woman and television host brought against Fox...
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 667 667 recommendations | email to a friend
A good roof is perhaps one of the most important investments a homeowner can make. Any good investment requires good maintenance. One of the most crucial factors in upholding a roofing system is th...
How to Throw a Block Party in Queens
Jun 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 302 302 recommendations | email to a friend
By George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . A Block Party is defined as a community sponsored, public event where there are no sales of goods or servi...
Camping Safety Guidelines
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 302 302 recommendations | email to a friend
Schools are letting out and summer vacations begin. Many children will be heading off to summer camps as part of their vacation recreation and many families plan their own camping trips, some for f...

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LIC building becomes a wall of art
Will feature a rotating roster of work
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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 | 11 11 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...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Workers call on JetBlue to pressure subcontractors for higher wages
Airport workers continued their push for higher wages and improved working conditions at a rally last Wednesday in front of JetBlue’s Long Island City headquarters. Joined by Councilman Jimmy Van B...
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girl Scouts donate cookies to Queens homeless shelter
For 13-year-old Hailey Vicente, being a Girl Scout is all about giving back to the community. The Woodside resident has been a scout for six years, and in that time Vicente has been involved in act...
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDC announces deal to develop new office space in LIC
Agreement with Tishman Speyer provides 1.1 million square feet
Jul 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Noonan Playground opens new basketball and handball courts
The finishing touches to the Lance Corporal Thomas P. Noonan Playground are now complete. Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer and Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski were joined by members of Com...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunnyside business owner and civic leader passes away
Lily Gavin, owner of Dazie’s Restaurant in Sunnyside and a longtime community leader, passed away last Wednesday. Gavin opened Dazie’s, located at 39-41 Queens Boulevard, in 1972. Since then, she w...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community leaders want Jackson Heights newsstand to relocate
Officials propose legislation to give City Council final approval for licenses
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Not alone: group looks to end solitary confinement
Pushing for legislators to end practice in NYS
Jul 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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After sit-in, Crowley hosts sit down on gun violence
Brings community together to discuss solutions to issue
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Artists unveil murals at Queensbridge Houses
The community center at Queensbridge Houses just got a lot brighter. On Wednesday, artists unveiled two murals painted at the Jacob Riis Settlement House, a prominent community facility used by res...
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Fireworks light up Astoria Park for annual celebration
It’s a time-honored tradition in the Astoria community. Thousands of people gathered in Astoria Park last Thursday to watch the annual Independence Day fireworks display. Equipped with picnic blank...
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Queens Chamber turns its attention to real estate
Hosts first-ever expo focused on booming industry
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police have "quite a few questions" after officers fatally shot a man driving a stolen car, and investigators have retrieved body cameras and cameras on squad car dashboards to determine whether officers followed the department's deadly force policy when they opened fire on the fleeing vehicle.
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Turkey's Erdogan slams US reaction to failed coupTurkey's president slammed the United States on Friday, claiming it was not standing firmly against a failed military coup and accused it of harboring the plot's alleged mastermind, as a government crackdown ...


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Emiliano Grillo, of Argentina, watches his tee shot on the 12th hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., Friday, July 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local):


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