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This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a compl...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court—in a unanimous decision—ruled that Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) inherited by anyone other than a spouse are not retirement funds and therefore are ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace ...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you a...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 480 480 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 512 512 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 546 546 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 519 519 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...

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AARP Elmhurst/Rego Park Chapter 2889 by Kathleen
August 30, 2013 12:00 PM | 4204 views | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
AARP Chapter 2889 is looking for new members.  We meet every first and third Wednesday of the month at the American Legion, 66-28 Grand Avenue, Maspeth.  Doors open at 11am.  Meeting Agenda Include...
Candlelight Vigil - 12th Anniversary by Kathleen
August 30, 2013 11:55 AM | 4438 views | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Wednesday, September 11th @ 7:30 pm at The 9-11 Memorial Garden in Juniper Valley Park (near 78th Street).  Never Forget Those Lost on 9/11/01.  Celebrate our Country's Strength and Honor our Soldi...
Middle Village Garage Sale by Kathleen
August 30, 2013 11:49 AM | 4018 views | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept. 7th - 9am - 2pm (Rain date 9/8)  Epic multi-family sale in drive between 82nd Street & 82nd Place at Furmanville Road, Middle Village.  Jewelry, clothes & accessories, glass, books, bar stool...
Obama NLRB Appointments Overturned by 3rd Appeals Court by cindy
August 29, 2013 02:45 PM | 6399 views | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
On July 17 th the U.S. Court of Appeals in Richmond , VA became the third court to rule  that President Obama’s recess appointments of National Labor Review Board members last year was unlawful. In...
Brooklyn, NY & Long Island Divorce & Child Custody Attorney by cindy
August 29, 2013 02:41 PM | 4449 views | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hollywood version of divorce is, naturally, very dramatic. Blockbuster films like Kramer vs. Kramer, Mrs. Doubtfire and Changing Lanes present custody battles one might describe as knock-down, ...
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U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in WashingtonBy Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve has been surprised by how quickly the U.S. Policymakers "generally agreed" improvements in the labor market over the last year had been "greater than expected," according to minutes of the central bank's July 29-30 meeting released on Wednesday. The Fed had said in its policy statement following the meeting that there was "significant" labor market slack, but the minutes showed many members of its policy-setting panel thought this characterization "might have to change before long." "Labor market conditions had moved noticeably closer to those viewed as normal in the longer run," the minutes said. Still, most policymakers felt any change in their view on when to start raising rates "would depend on further information on the trajectories of economic activity, the labor market and inflation." The minutes also showed Fed officials had largely agreed on many elements of a framework for eventually raising rates from near zero, with almost all of them agreeing it would be appropriate to retain the overnight federal funds rate as their key target.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas researchers are reporting that an experimental drug saved monkeys from a virus closely related to Ebola even after symptoms began.
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An Ebola information billboard is displayed near the John F Kennedy Memorial Medical Centre in Monrovia, on August 19, 2014Violence erupted in an Ebola quarantine zone in Liberia's capital Wednesday as authorities struggled to contain the deadly disease, while new suspected cases in Asia sparked fears of it spreading from Africa. The crackdown in Liberia comes as authorities around the world are scrambling to stem the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola, which has killed more than 1,200 people across west Africa this year. Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf quarantined West Point and Dolo Town, to the east of the capital, and imposed a night-time curfew as part of new drastic measures to fight the disease. Residents of West Point, where club-wielding youths stormed an Ebola medical facility on Saturday, reacted with fury to the crackdown, hurling stones and shouting at the security forces.


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