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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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Your debt
Dear Editor, Debt clocks should be installed at City Hall, Albany and Washington. Every time any legislative body raises debt and the executive branch signs off, they should see what future generat...
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To the sailors
Dear Editor, Seven sailors died aboard the USS Fitzgerald after it was hit by the Philippine-flagged ACX Crystal near Japan. The 300 sailors went into action, containing the flooding and saving the...
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On Pressman
Dear Editor, Gabe Pressman was certainly a formidable figure in the world of journalism and television reporting. For nearly seven decades, he reported on everything from the Suez Canal War in 1956...
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Not public schools
Dear Editor, The irony of Success Academy winning the Broad Prize for "Public Charter Schools" is indeed rich, but not in the way the Post editorial board sees it. Public charter school is the ulti...
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Signal fix
Dear Editor, Problems with both the subway and LIRR signals at Penn Station require decisive action today, not tomorrow. The MTA must reprogram $695 million for Metro North East Bronx Penn Station ...
Jun 26, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 650 650 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Lhota' faith
Dear Editor, Governor Andrew Cuomo has appointed former MTA chairman Joe Lhota to his old post. It is going to be a big job to solve the problems at the MTA, but here is a former MTA chairman who k...
Jun 26, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 630 630 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gun nuts
Dear Editor, A congressman and four other people were shot and seriously injured on a baseball field by a deranged maniac. Last week, a disgruntled former employee shot his former boss and two othe...
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Ice 'Scream'
Dear Editor, Is spring cleaning taking place at my local supermarket? The aisles are often clogged with workers moving products and crowding the aisles with shopping carts, milk crates, and shelvin...
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More than smoke
Dear Editor, The Trump-Russia scandal is the focus of several investigations that may or may not uncover new disclosures. But no matter the results of these inquiries one thing is perfectly clear: ...
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 682 682 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fix Vleigh Place
Dear Editor, If you're seeking another Eyesore of the Week, take a photo of Vleigh Place between 77th Road and 78th Avenue in Kew Gardens Hills. A five-alarm fire destroyed 14 stores and injured th...
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Time for unity
Dear Editor, As the Russia investigation continues with special counsel Robert Mueller, it seems as if things are only going to worsen as more evidence is found. Mr. Mueller must be permitted to do...
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McCarren Pool
Dear Editor, Our community has been desperately trying to communicate to the Parks Department that the status quo at McCarren Park Pool is not serving our neighborhood's needs and will require a ch...
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Dead end
Dear Editor, I am writing in regard to the deceptive wheelchair-accessible icon on the facade of the newly installed elevator at the Briarwood station. This elevator is only mezzanine-bound, so the...
Jun 13, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 699 699 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crucial support
Dear Editor, The Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans (CIANA), a community-based organization serving immigrants located in Astoria, recently received funds under the New Yor...
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Russia calling
Dear Editor, Now that James Comey has testified in an open hearing before Congressional members, the real problems are only beginning. President Donald Trump will definitely have to deal with Congr...
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