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Important info on closing costs when selling a home. Jim Turano
Sep 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
So besides hearing from a sales agent how much commission, or length of time for them to get the exclusive from you, do they explain your closing costs to you? From 42 years ago until today, I alwa...
Hire the most experienced hands on Broker- Jim Turano
Sep 16, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 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...
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 | 535 535 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...
Special Tribute to all First Responders and 9/11 Victims
Sep 08, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Thank you for your unbelievable Bravery on the job. A special Tribute to  MS. Evelyn Cruz, of Middle Village, NY. To the many who lost their lives, and the many who suffered for years, God Bless th...
Hear Landlords side of the story for once!
Sep 01, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Landlords going through stress and anger these days.  Tenants who had good paying jobs now using the system not to pay rent. Something wrong with the system. Sooner or later you will hear it or see...
The Origins Of Marriage
Aug 29, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 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 | 1038 1038 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...
Jim Turano- One of the Top Real Estate Brokers in Queens, NY
Aug 22, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
September marks the 42 year in the Real Estate Business. Giving back to the Communities for four decades. past President of Middle Village Kiwanis Club, Glendale Middle Village Lions Business club,...
42 Years in Business this September
Aug 21, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 1094 1094 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...
Retail Commercial Space on busiest part of Metro Available
Aug 16, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
Commercial experts know the North side of any Avenue is usually the busiest part of an Avenue. This location is the best when it comes to Commercial. Same side as 4 banks, Dunkin Donuts and most re...

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Anthony Uran, Vaughn College
Growing up in East Elmhurst, Anthony Uran lived close to Planeview Park next to Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. The park offers a closeup view of LaGuardia Airport, where visitors can...
Dec 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1401 1401 recommendations | email to a friend
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George Badia, Pan American H.S.
In his fifth year as principal of Pan American International High School, George Badia has seen his fair share of challenges. The Elmhurst school, in its 11th year, serves 455 students, most of who...
Dec 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1375 1375 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phillip Kellogg, FAB Fulton
For the last 10 years, Phillip Kellogg has been at the helm of the Fulton Area Business (FAB) Alliance, also known as FAB FULTON. The Fort Greene resident is no stranger to being involved in his co...
Dec 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1441 1441 recommendations | email to a friend
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Daryl Ware, Music Teacher
On December 14, for the first time ever, teaching artists from Flushing Town Hall will take the stage with local students to perform for the “Global Arts for Global Kids” benefit concert. The after...
Dec 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1429 1429 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lina Lee, Communities Resist
On June 1, Communities Resist, a Brooklyn-based anti-displacement legal services organization, officially formed. The group’s founding executive director, Lina Lee, said the organization operates u...
Dec 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1481 1481 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jukay Hsu, Pursuit
When Queens native Jukay Hsu returned to his hometown after serving in the military, he thought about how technology could positively impact people in his community. The Stuyvesant High School and ...
Nov 26, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1484 1484 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alexandra Vassilaros, Vassilaros & Sons
After three generations of men at the helm, a 100-year-old Queens-based coffee company is now run by women. Vassilaros & Sons was founded in 1919 by John Anthony Vassilaros, a Greek immigrant who w...
Nov 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1517 1517 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ricardo Aca, Make the Road New York
While working for the photography department at LaGuardia Community College, Ricardo Aca created a photo series called “Not A...” The project was in response to then-candidate Donald Trump’s commen...
Nov 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1432 1432 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marcelle Dinnall, Healthcare Education Project
The Healthcare Education Project (HEP) formed some two decades ago as a partnership between 1199SEIU, the largest healthcare union in the country, and the Greater New York Hospital Association. Mar...
Nov 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1537 1537 recommendations | email to a friend
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DJ Rekha Malhotra, Producer/Curator
On Saturday, November 2, Flushing Town Hall is hosting a Diwali Dance Party and festival for all ages. Among the guests will be Rekha Malhotra, who goes by DJ Rekha, a producer, curator and educato...
Oct 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1415 1415 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rigo Villalvir, VFW Post 2348
Briarwood resident Rigo Villalvir served in the Marine Corps for seven years, including two combat tours in Iraq, from 2005 to 2006 and again from 2007 to 2008. His last rank was sergeant E5, and h...
Oct 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1522 1522 recommendations | email to a friend
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Benya Valencia, Centro Corona
As a member and leader of the community organization Centro Corona, Benya Valencia has been working to raise political awareness about the conditions people in their community live in. “We try to e...
Oct 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1424 1424 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mike Moreno, Friends of Ditmars Park
Mike Moreno started Friends of Ditmars Park four years ago, right around the time his son was born. One day while at the park, he saw Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas walking around the Astoria playg...
Oct 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1201 1201 recommendations | email to a friend
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Euni Chang, Library Manager
A few weeks before the grand opening of the new Hunters Point Library, branch manager Euni Chang and her staff hosted a three-hour outdoor event for the community. The children’s librarian hosted s...
Oct 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1479 1479 recommendations | email to a friend
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Antonio Hart, Jazz Musician/Professor
On October 5, the Antonio Hart Quintet will perform original and standard compositions at Flushing Town Hall. A few days later, the band will hit the road and head to Taiwan to play in the Taichung...
Sep 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1511 1511 recommendations | email to a friend
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