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This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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 | 23 23 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 | 28 28 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 | 275 275 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 | 307 307 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 | 348 348 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 | 348 348 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...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 804 804 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 321 321 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...
Wage and Hours Cases Setting Precedents for Tipped Employees
May 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 495 495 recommendations | email to a friend
  Restaurant owners are subject to numerous regulations they must comply with and as various cases are litigated, rulings establish new precedents that can change how the industry does business. Ma...

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Public Advocate candidate and Assembly push for statewide coding
Jul 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veterans honored in Middle Village
In memory of fallen soldiers, the U.S. Columbarium and Fresh Pond Crematory and the American Legion Greenlawn Post 1224 held a memorial service on this past weekend The cremated remains of 34 veter...
Jun 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
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Relay For Life raises $185,000
Dozens of tents and booths lined the track at Juniper Valley Park on Saturday as part of the 11th annual Relay For Life in Middle Village. Hundreds of cancer survivors and supporters were out all n...
Jun 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
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Recruits join the ranks with Manson’s 104th
An ethnically diverse staff reaches out to the community
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St. Stans honors two teachers headed to retirement
Students, parents, alumni and co-workers gathered to say goodbye to teachers Teresa Arcuri and Linna McDonald as ended their years of educating the youth at St. Stanislaus Kostka. McDonald has taug...
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Maspeth Kiwanis Club awards scholarships
Club provides financial aid for high school graduates
Jun 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/17/13-6/23/13)
Monday, June 17 Rene Martinez was arrested at 1870 Greene Avenue for assault by Officer McElligott. Antonio Rosario was arrested at the intersection of 64th Street and Myrtle Avenue for driving whi...
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A life to be celebrated in Maspeth
Flora Galas turns 100 and has done it all
Jun 19, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
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Industrial Business Zone proposal in Ridgewood
CB5 reviews possible rezoning of area around Myrtle Avenue
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CB5 to hold public meeting on Ridgewood Reservoir proposals
The Parks Services Committee of Community Board 5 will host a meeting with representatives of the Department of Parks and Recreation, who will present the Proposed Master Plan for the Ridgewood Res...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/10/13-6/17/13)
Monday, June 10 Crystal Bencosme was arrested at 78-81 81st Street for criminal contempt by Officer Gomez. Vincent Hardt was arrested at 66-26 Metropolitan Avenue for petit larceny by Officer Gonza...
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Maspeth Street Festival 2013
The Maspeth Street Festival took over Grand Avenue on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. There were rides for the kids, food for everyone, and vendors and booths galore. The day also featured music from Jo...
Jun 12, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
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O'Neill's reopening delayed
O’Neill’s bar and restaurant, located at 64-21 53rd Dr. in Maspeth, is delaying their highly anticipated Flag Day grand opening for a couple of weeks, as owners seek to complete additional renovati...
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Make the Road New York rally to save Flushing Meadows
Queens community members and park goers gather at city hall
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/3/13-6/9/13)
Monday, June 3 Victor Vasquez was arrested at 78-02 79th Street for assault by Detective Chichotky. Robert Bradley was arrested at 1720 Palmetto Street for assault by Officer Eastman. Alex Antonio ...
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The wreckage of an Air Algerie flight carrying 110 passengers and six crewmembers has been found south of the Malian town of Gao close to the border with Burkina Faso, Malian state television said on Thursday. President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was due to visit the site of the crash on Friday, state television said. A foreign diplomat and a local official in the nearby town of Gossi confirmed that the wreckage of flight AH5017, which was flying from Burkina Faso to Algiers, had been found.
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People watch a convoy of hearses bearing the remains of passengers and crew killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on July 17, as it makes its way along a highway near Boxtel, Netherlands, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The second flight of two military aircraft carrying remains of victims arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday. The bodies are to be taken to a military barracks in Hilversum, where a team of 25 forensic experts and dozens of support staff began working to identify remains Wednesday evening after coffins of the first flight arrived. (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash site which has been controlled by pro-Russian rebels.


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A US appeals court on Thursday threw out a civil lawsuit by thousands of Colombians against Chiquita Brands International, whose funding of paramilitary groups allegedly cost the lives of their loved onesA US appeals court on Thursday threw out a civil lawsuit by thousands of Colombians against Chiquita Brands International, whose funding of paramilitary groups allegedly cost the lives of their loved ones. Ruling that the matter falls outside the jurisdiction of US courts, a panel of the 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals, by two votes to one, declined to hear the case. Some 4,000 Colombians were seeking legal redress in the class action suit, saying the banana company shared the blame after their relatives were killed by the United Self-Defense Committees of Colombia, known by its acronym AUC. Ed Lloyd, a spokesman for Chiquita Brands International spokesman, praised the court decision.


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