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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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The Con Con con
Dear Editor, The policy proposals, such as a unicameral state legislature and term limits, cited by this paper in support of a constitutional convention are mere window dressing (“Pros of a Con Con...
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 295 295 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vegas tragedy
Dear Editor, The terrible tragedy which occurred on Sunday night in Las Vegas is beyond civility. Innocent people were killed and injured in this nation's worst mass shooting. How did this man obta...
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 273 273 recommendations | email to a friend
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On bullies
Dear Editor, A bullied teenager in the Bronx lashed out at those who tormented him, killing one with a knife. It is a sad situation when parents send their child to school and expect them to be saf...
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The worst?
Dear Editor, We have learned from President Donald Trump that Puerto Ricans are lazy and they would rather drink from puddles then help themselves. While attending a golf tournament in New Jersey, ...
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Still a deal
Dear Editor, The New York City Transit Museum's antique bus display as part of the annual downtown Brooklyn Atlantic Antic festival was a great trip down memory lane. It was a time when bus drivers...
Oct 04, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 305 305 recommendations | email to a friend
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See all hate
Dear Editor, I wonder if all those talking about what they perceive as "hate" in Charlottesville are willing to see other forms as well. Since that event, there have been three attacks on police of...
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 381 381 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bridge fail
Dear Editor: The photo op of Governor Andrew Cuomo driving across the new TappanZee Bridge spoke volumes concerning his commitment to the MTA and mass transit.   The new TappanZee Bridge provides n...
Sep 19, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 374 374 recommendations | email to a friend
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Climate change
Dear Editor, Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia - all in the last few weeks. There are more and more severe hurricanes every year. What fuels the strength of these hurricanes? Warmer ocean temperatures. Why...
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On London
Dear Editor, The London bombing on a packed underground train is appalling. These egregious and nefarious acts against innocent people are by cowards who have chosen hate over love. These evildoers...
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Peninsula problems
Dear Editor, The situation with regard to North Korea is steadily worsening, and it may only be a matter of time before the U.S. and its Asian allies will have to take some form of military action ...
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 382 382 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time for mutiny
Dear Editor:   In the 1954 movie “The Caine Mutiny,” Captain Phillip Francis Queeg (played by Humphrey Bogart) shows dangerous signs of paranoia as commander of a U.S. minesweeper. He lies to his o...
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 390 390 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fake news
Dear Editor  All the climate change claimers fail to pay attention to past history. Your September 7th issue of the Glendale Register included a reprint of the September 1, 1949,  Long Island Star ...
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DeVos devoid
Dear Editor, Regarding top officials in the Trump administration such as Rex Tillerson and James Mattis publicly distancing themselves from the president, the elephant in the classroom (pun intende...
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 394 394 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Plane’ wrong
Dear Editor, Your caption in the August 31st edition for the 106th Rescue Wing effort at Francis S. Gabreski Base in Westhampton had the aircraft’s name wrong. The C-17 is called a "Globe” Master I...
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Bridge fail
Dear Editor: The photo op of Governor Andrew Cuomo driving across the new TappanZee Bridge spoke volumes concerning his commitment to the MTA and mass transit.   The new TappanZee Bridge provides n...
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