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CERTAPRO PAINTERS® ANNOUNCES PAINTCATION™ SWEEPSTAKES
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
CertaPro Painters®, the largest painting franchise in North America, is launching its first ever Paintcation™ sweepstakes — a part of CertaPro’s ‘We Do Painting, You Do Life™’ campaign.  The sweeps...
Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 242 242 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you having trouble evicting a tenant? The Landlord Center has been effectively representing landlords and have been very successful in fighting for their rights for over 20 years. The legal tea...
What it was Like to Buy a Home, after Selling Over 150...
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . My wife & I recently closed on the our very first home and boy was it an experience, especially considerin...
How Does a Prior Injury Affect Your Eligibility for Workers' Compensation Benefits?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
In New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state's workers' compensation system. In fact, the workers' compensation system is generally your sol...
ARTS Community: Free Cultural Arts & Networking at CUP Center
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
The Enterprise Collective is hosting a free community event to celebrate Women’s History Month at CUP Center located at 1071 Bedford Avenue in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn Saturday, M...
Where Is Paradise?
Mar 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
Where is the Garden of Eden, and therefore, the tree of life, today? Is this the same as Paradise? Genesis 3:24 I may have bit off a little too much with this question. But it has often come to my ...
The Real Deal-Real Estate Update
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
Since 1979 when Jim Turano then sales agent, first started, he was the first in the community to offer Senior Citizen Discounts. In addition he offered Police officers and fireman discounts when th...
BEST APARTMENTS & HOUSE LISTINGS FOR SALE-MIDDLE VILLAGE,NY
Mar 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
NEVER ON MULTIPLE LISTING! Eliminate all your competition. See the best apartments and house listings first. Take the time to read the article: copy and paste http://www.greenpointstar.com/pages/fu...
Queens Real Estate Market Report: February 2016
Mar 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 309 309 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Queens Real Estate Market Update: February 2016 Home sales dropped in January which is somewhat typical ...

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St. Francis-bound Ford has history on his mind
Another one of the city’s top ballplayers are staying home. Six-foot-one combo guard Gianni Ford officially committed to St. Francis-Brooklyn last Friday at Boys and Girls High School, where he’s b...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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The NY Hockey Bizzaro World
I’ve been a talk radio host at WFAN for almost five years. In those five years, there’s been one team that has been more consistent than any other in this town: the New York Rangers. It has become ...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks Women up five with two games to go
Men fall 2-1 in Saturday night’s Irish Derby
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Kim finishes 2nd in Big East
Senior Anna Kim jumped one spot on Sunday to close out an impressive Big East career with a second place finish at the Big EastWomen’s Golf Championship at the Callawassie Island Golf Club in South...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flying high: Flushing swim team on a remarkable streak
The Queens YMCA Flushing Flyers have put together the best dynasty you’ve probably never heard of. Not three, not five, not ten, not even twenty; how about 30 consecutive state swimming championshi...
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Relax NY Fans, the Baseball Season is a Marathon Not a Sprint
Almost two weeks into this Major League Baseball season, I’ve heard the anxiety of both Yankees and Mets fans alike after each team’s sluggish start to 2016. I’m well aware that 4-6 right out of th...
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rocks suffer tough 3-0 loss
Women, Over 30s one step closer to league title
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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College hopefuls shine at Unsigned Hype Showcase
It’s April, which means the most nerve-wracking saga for many high school basketball players across the nation is here: decision time. With the final signing period re-launching on Wednesday, April...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perfect day for the Rocks
The Over 30s moved on to the final four of the State Cup after a hard fought 1-0 win at Dinamo in Randalls Island. A dramatic winner from Paddy Geraghty with about two minutes to go sealed a May sh...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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No exaggeration, the greatest National Championship game ever!
Sports have this amazing quality to allow us to live in the moment. Sometimes, it’s an irrational feeling. “He’s the best pitcher I’ve ever seen.” “He’s the best quarterback I’ve ever seen.” I’ll f...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Luther honors its top winter athletes
Martin Luther School in Maspeth recently honored some of its student athletes at the annual Winter Athletic Awards assembly Special awards were presented to the following student athletes: • Varsit...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Program returns to Pratt
Pratt Institute Athletics announced the re-addition of men’s and women’s soccer to its intercollegiate athletic offerings beginning with the 2016-17 school year. The revived men’s and women’s socce...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Brotherly Bond in Brooklyn: Ponds & Dunn leave Jefferson on top
Success is better when it’s shared with the ones you love; Shamorie Ponds and Rasheem Dunn serve as no exception. The well-accomplished backcourt from Thomas Jefferson Campus in Brooklyn will gradu...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball outlook is sunny for local teams
I’ve been counting down the days until the start of the 2016 baseball season. The start of the season just by nature usually brings all sorts of excitement and anticipation, but this season feels a...
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‘Real Greeks’ top Shamrocks
The Greek Americans made up ground in CSL Division 1 with a deserved 2-0 win over the Shamrocks at the Met Oval in Maspeth on Sunday night. A goal just before half-time gave the home side a deserve...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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In this image released by Disney, Anthony Mackie, from left, Paul Rudd, Jeremy Renner, Chris Evans, Elizabeth Olsen and Sebastian Stan appear in a scene from "Captain America: Civil War." (Disney-Marvel via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Captain America: Civil War" star Chris Evans isn't worried about superhero fatigue at the cineplex.


2016-05-04 05:20:12 -0400

Alfini Lestari blocks motorcyclists from using a sidewalk in JakartaAn Indonesian woman has become an unlikely Internet sensation after photos of her angrily stopping motorcyclists from driving on pavements in traffic-choked Jakarta went viral online. Alfini Lestari, a 34-year-old cook, was pictured with her arms outstretched as she physically blocked a horde of motorbikes from riding down the pavement alongside one of the capital's main thoroughfares during rush hour this week. After the picture was printed on the front page of a national newspaper, she quickly gained a following online in a city with some of the world's worst traffic jams, threadbare public transport and few areas where pedestrians can comfortably walk.


2016-05-04 05:19:25 -0400
LONDON (AP) — A London auctioneer says a diamond the size of a tennis ball that is the largest discovered in more than a century could sell for more than $70 million.
2016-05-04 05:15:19 -0400