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What to look for when buying a home. Key important items.
Oct 23, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
There is a reason for everything. Low price is nice, but does the area have top rated schools? What about shopping, drive up and down the area for a mile. No supermarkets, a big inconvenience. No n...
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Oct 22, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Still to Receive American Horticultural Society's Honor June 10 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Steven Still was "green" before green was cool. Nearly four decades ago, Still earned his doctorate at the Universi...
The number 1 Real Estate Broker to go to , Sept.22,2021
Sep 22, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
A Middle Village resident since 1965. Celebrating this month, 42 years in the Real Estate Business. Residential Sales, Mixed Use sales, and Commercial Sales.  To date Jim has completed over 4,000 w...
Some Real Estate Agents do not know how to sell Commercial Properties
Sep 21, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
You can’t just take a Commercial Listing and jump around because you got an exclusive listing. If you just let the owner dictate a price to you and you yes him to death and say just sign here, your...
Important info on closing costs when selling a home. Jim Turano
Sep 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 828 828 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 | 814 814 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 | 1277 1277 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 | 119 119 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...
Best Neurosurgeon in Bangalore
Sep 06, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 2005 2005 recommendations | email to a friend
Neuro Doctors are a cohesive group of Top Neurosurgeons , Neurologists, Intervention Neuroradiologist, pain management specialists who work together to provide comprehensive neurosciences care to o...
Hear Landlords side of the story for once!
Sep 01, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 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...

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Cecilia Cortez, City Council Candidate
Ecuador native Cecilia Cortez immigrated to the United States when she was just a teenager. After settling in Brooklyn with her family, she attended Midwood High School, where she met helpful teach...
Aug 26, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1008 1008 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peter Ferguson, ACE Worker
Though Flatbush native Peter Ferguson went through some tough times in his life, he’s back on his feet thanks to the help of a local nonprofit organization. Ferguson, who is formerly incarcerated, ...
Aug 19, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 943 943 recommendations | email to a friend
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Omayya Atout, Songlorious
Earlier this year, local musicians Omayya Atout and Ellen Hodges attended a friend’s wedding and were asked to write a song. To their surprise, it was a hit. “It was actually shocking how much they...
Aug 12, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1006 1006 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wylie Goodman, QSWAB Chair
When Wylie Goodman moved to Ridgewood in 2017, she noticed that unlike Manhattan or Brooklyn, Queens did not have its own Solid Waste Advisory Board (SWAB). A Queens SWAB existed after the passage ...
Aug 05, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1022 1022 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leonardo Bullaro, City Council Candidate
With Councilman Costa Constantinides term-limited, District 22 will be a hotly contested open City Council seat in 2021. Among the many candidates is Leonardo Bullaro, a Queens native and son of It...
Jul 28, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1120 1120 recommendations | email to a friend
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Juan Ardila, City Council Candidate
Juan Ardila is running for the City Council in 2021 to represent District 30, which includes the neighborhoods of Maspeth, Middle Village, Glendale and Ridgewood. If he wins, the 26-year-old candid...
Jul 22, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1085 1085 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas Washington, Sanitation Worker
Glen Oaks resident Douglas Washington has worked for Jamaica-based Royal Waste Services, a private sanitation company, for 18 years. He’s been in the sanitation industry for 25 years. Washington wa...
Jul 15, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1079 1079 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mike Veny, Mental Health Advocate
Queens resident Mike Veny has struggled with mental health challenges his whole life. Not only has he struggled with depression, anxiety and other issues, but also the stigma associated with it. Ou...
Jul 07, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1093 1093 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ikhwan Rim, Union Street Small Business Association
Last year, businesses along Union Street in Flushing faced a crisis when they received steep fines for awning violations, forcing some shops to go out of business. Thanks to the passage of the Awni...
Jul 01, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1037 1037 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cristian Orellana, Worker of the Month
Building Skills New York has named Cristian Orellana as its June Worker of the Month. The nonprofit organization, which provides underserved New Yorkers with good paying jobs, connected with Orella...
Jun 24, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1077 1077 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dr. Jake Deutsch, Cure Urgent Care
Dr. Jake Deutsch, a board-certified emergency medicine physician, experienced firsthand what it was like to battle COVID-19. Deutsch, who six years ago founded Cure Urgent Care, a boutique walk-in ...
Jun 17, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1186 1186 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mike Budabin, CB11 Chair
Mike Budabin first joined Community Board 11 in April 2017. He started attending monthly meetings because they seemed like the place where local issues were always discussed. “I thought, ‘this was ...
Jun 10, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1153 1153 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ed Heck, Pop Artist
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Brooklyn-based pop artist Ed Heck has used his talents to help hospitals, frontline workers and patients stay safe. Heck has been working with the New Jersey-based man...
Jun 02, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1171 1171 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ling Tang, Teaching Artist
Ling Tang, a New York City-based dancer, educator and arts manager, has been teaching at Flushing Town Hall since 2013. In addition to offering Chinese dance and cultural workshops, Tang teaches af...
May 27, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1239 1239 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chris Davis, NYC Parks
As the chief of recreation for Queens parks, Chris Davis’s role pre-coronavirus was to manage all of the borough’s recreation centers and programming. In a typically busy season, recreation centers...
May 20, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1244 1244 recommendations | email to a friend
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