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This Month in Queens Real Estate: APRIL 2015
Apr 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
April 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update Homes sales increased in March while inventory levels remained tight. Inventory typically reaches its low point during the winter months, but the current...
Food for Thought
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
"God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir  Please think twice before you dest...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY 11375
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop fo...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at the Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY 11105
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Astoria Coop for Sale. Offered ...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside, NY 11360
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered ...
What Is Parental Alienation and How Can It Affect Custody?
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo | Apr 7, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , Parential Alienation Parental alienation syndrome is a psychological term that means one parent is turning the children against the other paren...
A Legal Perspective for a Recent Tragic New York Accident
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Apr 7, 2015 | Car Accident Attorney's , On April 1, 2015, a tragic car accident occurred in the Bronx on a snowy Grand Concourse service road. A cab driver, suffering from a sei...
The Launch of Stephen D. Hans & Associates’ New Website
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Stephen D. Hans & Associates, P.C. wants to welcome you to the launch of our new employment litigation website.  We hope you can easily find the information you are searchin...
STARS Act of 2015 Addresses ACA Confusion over Season Employee/Season Worker
Apr 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans The restaurant industry and other fields of work, such as farming, often have seasonal workers that pick up heavier work loads during more productive times of the year. The ...
Just Listed: 2 Family Home in Far Rockaway Queens at 15-21 New Haven Avenue!
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2 Family Home for Sale in Far Rockaway, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Far Rockaway 2 Family Home for Sale. Offer...

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Pols visits libraries as part of five-borough tour
Call for $1 billion in funding for fixes across city
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Ribbon cut on $2 million playground renovation
Queens park honors memory of Vietnam veteran
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A new era in LeFrak City
Renovated courtyard has basketball and tennis courts.
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DOT unveils plans to improve Queens Blvd. safety
First leg to focus on Roosevelt Ave. to 73rd St.
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Queens looking to increase tourism
New initiative works with non-profit to showcase borough
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Straphangers stranded under East River during commute
Pols say Monday morning issue par for 7 train.
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Busy Astoria street named for famous archbishop
This past Saturday, hundreds gathered to celebrate the co-naming of 33rd Street between Ditmars Boulevard and 23rd Avenue in honor of Archbishop Iakovos of America. The celebration took place one d...
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Taste of LIC names 10 honorees to mark 10th year
With Long Island City’s 10th Annual Taste of LIC food festival fast approaching, founder Sheila Lewandowski decided she wanted to honor the people who had helped transform the event from a tiny aff...
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Kaufman Astoria causing quality of life issues?
Neighbors say they are being treated like 'cockroaches'
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Parents continue to protest closing of Most Precious Blood
Upset over lack of transparency in decision-making process
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Long Island City artwork sparks cultural discussion
Town hall meeting covers topics on the arts
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Push to landmark the Clock Tower
One of Queens’ most significant and visible buildings, the Bank of Manhattan Company tower, is a landmark in all but city documents. Situated at 29-27 Queens Plaza North in Long Island City and com...
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Riders Alliance petitions state to fund MTA improvements
Spend the week collecting Subway “horror stories”
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Astoria, Woodhaven libraries get 10 iPads
Local students demonstrated their iPad skills for Councilman Costa Constantinides at Astoria Library on Thursday, three months into a pilot program that provides free access to iPads at the branch....
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Councilman, residents calls for improved service on 7
Say overcrowded trains, slow service a “nightmare”
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By Andy Bruce and Sara Ledwith LONDON (Reuters) - Last weekend, London couple Vicki Clayton and James Renhard left behind cramped bedrooms that smelt of smoke, housemates who stole their food and a landlord who kept his deposit, and moved into a rented flat of their own. "Aside from a mystery benefactor or a lottery win." The couple is a relatively wealthy example of London's Generation Rent: people shut out of the city's housing market by high prices. To buy an average house in London today, you need to earn over 100,000 pounds ($150,000) a year, according to the National Housing Federation (NHF), a trade body for affordable housing providers. High prices are reshaping the housing market.
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Customers check out boxing gloves signed by Manny Pacquiao, on sale at a store in ManilaManny Pacquiao's face is on shirts, dolls and postage stamps, his life story is playing in movie houses and millions are getting ready to party as the Philippine boxing hero's "fight of the century" nears. Pacmania is sweeping the Southeast Asian nation of 100 million people ahead of the May 2 Las Vegas bout against unbeaten Floyd Mayweather to decide who is the best boxer of their generation. Of course, it's the fight of the century," Manila film producer Lucky Blanco told AFP.


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Rescued migrants arrive in Catania, Italy, on April 20, 2015Italian police on Tuesday arrested the captain and first mate of a boat involved in the Mediterranean's deadliest disaster in decades on suspicion of murder, causing a shipwreck and involvement in illegal immigration. The two seamen, who have not been formally charged, were being held as part of a probe into a catastrophe that has evoked chilling comparisons with the slave trade and allegations of callous disregard on the part of European governments. As the UN's refugee body said at least 800 people had died following Sunday's capsizing of an impossibly overcrowded fishing boat off Libya, authorities in Sicily said they had detained the boat's Tunisian skipper and his Syrian number two. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Monday described the traffickers who packed their human cargo into the boat as akin to 18th-century slave traders.


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