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Hire the most experienced hands on Broker- Jim Turano
Sep 16, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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...
Astoria Characters: The Complex Man
Sep 13, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
It has been weeks since Stefano Poliseno has been to his Astoria Sports Complex.   Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Stefano outside the closed Astoria Sports Complex. He parks his car – a white Maserati d...
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 | 367 367 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...
Astoria Characters: The Ladder That Fell From the Sky
Sep 03, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
It was more like a clatter than a crash. When the big bang occurred, I sprang from my swivel chair and flew to the window to see what could be the matter. There, sprawled on my lower-level flat roo...
The Origins Of Marriage
Aug 29, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
legal marriage contract they may use, such because the community of property or an ante-nuptial contract. Some different essential agreements would come with whether or to not have children togethe...
Blood Memory, prose Poems: Reading these poems is an adventure of sorts in the emotional world
Aug 22, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
R eview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena In this outstanding collection of poems in prose, or prose poems as they may be defined,  Michelle Reale  evaluates and presents the doubts, soul’s contortions, an...
42 Years in Business this September
Aug 21, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 176 176 recommendations | email to a friend
Jim Turano celebrates his 42 year in business this September. Broker of Diverse Real Estate of Middle Village. Residential, Mixed Use and Commercial Sales. Completed over 4,000 written appraisals t...
“I’ve wondered if even my most pessimistic books aren’t pessimistic enough…” Exclusive interview with award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi.
Aug 02, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 301 301 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Paolo Bacigalupi  is a successful science fiction and fantasy writer. He has won the  Hugo ,  Nebula ,  John. W. Campbell ,  Compton Crook ,  Theodore Sturgeon ,...
Record breaking sales listings for July 2021
Jul 31, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 1619 1619 recommendations | email to a friend
Good News! This has been a record breaking Month for Diverse Real Estate. Over $11,000,000 dollars in new listings this Month. One families, Mixed use buildings, Taxpayer building and Commercial bu...
Congrats to my sales agent. Well done.
Jul 31, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 1597 1597 recommendations | email to a friend
Congrats to my sales Agents for breaking a record for July 2021. servicing Middle Village, Glendale, Maspeth, Forest Hills, Ridgewood and Astoria.  Jim Turano/ Broker Diverse Real Estate 347-837-9206 

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Drug alley
Dear Editor, A lack of community planning in Community Board 8 has resulted in seven pharmacies within two square blocks in Briarwood, five of them being small mom-and-pop joints, one with only sig...
Aug 25, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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About face
Dear Editor Then-president Donald Trump announced the U.S. would leave Afghanistan in May. All his supporters cheered and backed him 100 percent. But now, It's all Biden's fault that Afghanistan ha...
Aug 25, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Join the Scouts
Dear Editor, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio recently visited Ten Mile River Scout Camp in upstate New York in support of scouting. Bishop DiMarzio was a Boy Scout, and earned the title of Life Scout, the...
Aug 18, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Let them attend
Dear Editor, The decision to not invite all first responders and other emergency workers to this year's 20th Anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks is inexplicable. Many of these people w...
Aug 18, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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LFGM
Dear Editor, The Mets were chugging along, but have since dropped out of first place in the NL East. They are a good team, but it seems that every season after the All-Star break they begin to flou...
Aug 12, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blood in the water
Dear Editor, As Governor Andrew Cuomo enters the twilight of his political career, he has three options. The first is to resign and hope in coming years he can rehabilitate his image and career. Th...
Aug 12, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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End the draft
Dear Editor, As a veteran drafted to serve in Vietnam (Air Force, 1964-68), I agree that women and men should not have to register with Selective Service for a possible wartime draft. But men are n...
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What about murder?
Dear Editor, During the month of July there there were 35 murders and eight deaths from COVID in Washington D.C. In Chicago, there were 105 murders and 35 deaths from COVID. Why do we hear so much ...
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Not funny
Dear Editor, Disgraceful FOX "News" hosts Laura Ingraham and Tucker Carlson mocked the testimony of police officers during a congressional committee hearing. They shamelessly gave out awards for be...
Aug 12, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attack vs. Protest
Dear Editor, In response to Larry Penner’s “Two kinds of riots” dispatch on July 22, does Mr. Penner deny that the January 6th violent attack on our elected leaders, Vice President Michael Pence, H...
Aug 06, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIRR issues
Dear Editor, Besides the noise from work at the Bayside LIRR rail yard ("Another push to shut down work at Bayside Yard" - July 28), there are also ongoing problems at the Bayside Long Island Rail ...
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Plane nonsense
Dear Editor, Has anyone but myself noticed loud airplane noise? Suddenly, Forest Hills has become an annex to LaGuardia Airport. Planes pass over 68th Avenue loud and low very frequently, which nev...
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Two bills
Dear Editor, In his letter last week, Dispatcher Larry Penner tries to equate the January 6th Capitol riot with the protests that took place after what he refers to as the unfortunate death of Geor...
Jul 28, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
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No Chick ban
Dear Editor, State Assembly members Harry Bronson of Rochester and Deborah Glick and Danny O'Donnell of Manhattan recently sent a letter to the New York State Thruway Authority executive director M...
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Investigate Cuomo
Dear Editor, It is beyond any sense of decency, logic or comprehension as to why the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will not investigate whether the civil rights of residents in New York nursing ...
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