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What to look for when buying a home. Key important items.
Oct 23, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 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 23, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 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 | 830 830 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 | 807 807 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 | 1030 1030 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 | 1995 1995 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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Dr. Richard Liebowitz, St. George’s University
Dr. Richard Liebowitz is no stranger to Brooklyn. Growing up in the borough in the 1950s, he saw it evolve from “the lesser” sibling of the other boroughs into what it is today: a diverse place ful...
May 13, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1282 1282 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iggy Terranova, State Senate Candidate
After spending 20 years at the Department of Sanitation (DSNY), Iggy Terranova is making a bid for the State Senate. Terranova, who last served as a citywide community affairs officer before recent...
May 06, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1302 1302 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chris Carlsen, Iron Lion Performance
Five years ago, Astoria native Chris Carlsen opened a gym in the neighborhood called Iron Lion Performance. The facility offers individualized training to members to meet their fitness needs. With ...
Apr 27, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1328 1328 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memory project documents life at pandemic’s epicenter
As New York navigates an unprecedented and disorienting juncture in time, a local community archiving program is creating a time capsule of the moment from the perspective of the county hardest hit...
Apr 26, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1379 1379 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dmytro Fedkowskyj, CB5/CEC24 Member
Earlier this month, community leader Dmytro Fedkowskyj endured a health scare after contracting COVID-19 and landing in the emergency room. Fedkowskyj, a member of Community Board 5, Community Educ...
Apr 22, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1306 1306 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rafael Espinal, Freelancers Union
When Rafael Espinal began his tenure as the executive director of the Freelancers Union in March, he saw the role as a great opportunity to continue the advocacy work he did as a member of the City...
Apr 15, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1348 1348 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elizabeth Satterlee Ersenkal, Immigrant Families Together
When President Trump’s zero tolerance immigration policy was instituted, millions of activists across the country mobilized to push back. Astoria resident Elizabeth Satterlee Ersenkal was one of th...
Apr 08, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1359 1359 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jonathan Forgash, Astoria Together
Four years ago, Astoria resident Jonathan Forgash teamed up with local foodies Joe DiStefano and Gabe Gross to start Queens Dinner Club. Their curated events showcased the diverse food scene in Que...
Apr 01, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1371 1371 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stu Sherman, Candidate
Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, a pandemic specialist is throwing his hat in the ring for City Council in Brooklyn. Legal aid attorney and public health expert Stu Sherman is running for a term-limited...
Mar 25, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1376 1376 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Liang, YNG
When John Liang first moved to New York, he and his wife would visit Flushing almost every weekend. “That was our weekly ritual,” he said. “We got haircuts, meals. We spent the whole day there.” Th...
Mar 17, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1408 1408 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christopher Torres, Friends of the BQX
When Christopher Torres first heard about the idea for the Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX), his initial thought was that it was “sort of a crazy project.” But then he read the EDC’s reports, and sp...
Mar 10, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1391 1391 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deno Vourderis, Deno’s Wonder Wheel
For three generations, the Vourderis family has owned and operated the world-famous Deno’s Wonder Wheel in Coney Island. The landmarked attraction was purchased in 1983 by Constantinos Dionysios Vo...
Mar 03, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1391 1391 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joshua Bienstock, NYIT Professor
For the last three decades, Joshua Bienstock has worked as a practicing employment and labor lawyer. He’s also been a mediator for over 10 years, with research focusing on conflict resolution in hi...
Feb 26, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1385 1385 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michael Porcelli, Auto Mechanic
Longtime Community Board 5 member Michael Porcelli has pretty much been a mechanic since he was five years old. He started in his father’s automotive shop at that age and loved the business. He too...
Feb 18, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1374 1374 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emily Ramos, High Mi Madre
As New York lawmakers negotiate the legalization of recreational marijuana, some new companies are looking for ways to enter the cannabis industry. One of those entities is High Mi Madre, a South B...
Feb 12, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1425 1425 recommendations | email to a friend
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