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a great place to live - 2/16/2012
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New City, NY

reportedly I live in the most exciting state in the world,but my community is quite serene,and a beautiful place to live.

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Valatie, NY

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Canton, NY

hi - 2/16/2015

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Selden, NY

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Troy, NY

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Retirement expense - 12/17/2014

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Banner, WY

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Kingston, NY

Taxes, taxes, taxes - 11/23/2013

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East Islip, NY

Long Island weather - 9/11/2013

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Cragsmoor, NY

In the Mountains - 5/6/2013

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Endicott, NY

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West Hempstead, NY

Love New York - 10/25/2012

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Centerport, NY

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NY Big City of Dreams - 9/10/2012

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Smithtown, NY

Housing Statistics in NY - 5/28/2012

Thank you

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