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Hire the most experienced hands on Broker- Jim Turano
Sep 16, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 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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Arpaio's pardon
Dear Editor, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio ran an Arizona jail that he described as a “concentration camp.” Prisoners there died at an alarming rate, often with no explanation. One of his jail...
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Moya's gift
Dear Editor, In June 2014, Assemblyman Francisco Moya made a passionate and heartfelt commitment to oppose the city’s conversion of the Pan Am hotel on Queens boulevard into a massive shelter. In a...
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It was slavery
Dear Editor, Joseph Manago of Flushing wrote in a Dispatch published in the August 17th issue "I suggest people thoroughly study the gravity of the underlying political and economic causes of the C...
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 429 429 recommendations | email to a friend
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'RAISE' up the US
Dear Editor, Your guest op-ed piece, "RAISE Act Would Be Bad for U.S. Economy," in the August 24th issue by Dev Viswanath and Michael Phulwani is wrong and President Donald Trump is correct. The RA...
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Lane-sanity
Dear Editor, As a New Yorker, I would like to see politicians or community boards stand up and say these bike lanes on major thoroughfares in Brooklyn and Queens was a huge mistake and a waste of t...
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Women's role
Dear Editor, This past Saturday marked Women’s Equality Day, a celebration of women’s suffrage. The Women’s City Club of New York was founded 100 years ago in anticipation of the ratification of th...
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Trump's truth
Dear Editor, In a cowboy movie, the guys in the white hats always win, but life is not a cowboy movie. The majority of Americans (including me) would like to see the Nazis disappear as they are nut...
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Stopping terror
Dear Editor, Vehicle attacks against innocents civilians in Jerusalem, Istanbul, Berlin, London, Nice, Brussels and now Barcelona cause world uproar following the attacks except the ones in Israel....
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Mansplaining Lee
Dear Editor, General Robert E. Lee, who graduated the U.S. Military Academy second in his class, remains an American hero despite his role in the Confederacy. As a native Virginian, General Lee is ...
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Tear it down
Dear Editor, At the center of the chaos in Charlottesville is a statue memorializing the Confederacy’s top general, Robert E. Lee, which was presented to the city in 1924 at a Confederate reunion. ...
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Kicking the can
Dear Editor, Is it coincidence that Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed to raise New York Thruway tolls in 2020 after the election in 2018? To pay back the $1.6 billion federal loan that helped finance ...
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A Confederate stand
Dear Editor, Monuments and plaques of confederate notables like Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson have been taken down in the Bronx and Brooklyn, and there is a push to rename some streets. In my...
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Inspect city trees
Dear Editor, The recent accident in which an Elm tree fell and injured a mother and her three children in Central Park due to root rot should be a wakeup call for the Parks Department to begin imme...
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Ramp up
Dear Editor, Kudos to Councilman Rory Lancman and Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz for getting funds to build a wheelchair ramp, which allows P.S. 201 to regain its status as a polling place. The Pom...
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 471 471 recommendations | email to a friend
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'White' House
Dear Editor, Over the past few years, President Donald Trump has bashed Anderson Cooper, the family of a Muslim military veteran who was killed in action, Whoopi Goldberg, Nordstrom, opinion polls,...
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