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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 648 648 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 181 181 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who be...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 246 246 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
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  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 | 321 321 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...

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Middle Village burglary suspects brought in
Police and community representatives say precaution is still needed
Jul 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Night Out in Mafera Park
104th Precinct invites neighborhood for a night out
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/22/13-7/28/13)
Monday, July 22 Ishwar Sahadeo was arrested at 1719 Centre Street for assault by Officer Profanti. Zbigniew Leks was arrested at the intersection of Myrtle and Cypress avenues for robbery by Office...
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MTA review is answered with additional state funds
Cost-cutting and increased state aid mean better transit in 2014
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New York lawmakers urge Port Authority to create aiport adivosry committee
New York lawmakers are calling on the Port Authority to establish an advisory committee to address quality of life concerns for residents impacted by airport activity. Ten representatives and the s...
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Woodside public housing residents call for repairs
Say NYCHA slow to respond to requests
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/15/13-7/21/13)
Monday, July 15 Nieves Castillo was arrested at the intersection of Metropolitan Avenue and Mount Olivet Crescent for driving while intoxicated by Officer Lewis. Michael Kennedy was arrested at the...
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Man wanted for second-degree assault in the 104th
Captain asks for any information leading to his arrest
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Family of Antonio Ferruccio seeks closure
Maspeth business owner killed in motorcycle accident
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Be aware of scams
The captain of the 104th Precinct is warning residents about a recent scam involving criminals posing as delivery and repair men. “Scams are everywhere,” said Captain Christopher Mason of the 104 P...
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Summer Enrichment at St. Stan's
Students learn about weather, prepare for upcoming school year
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Pols host information session for Queens veterans
Bring a variety of groups and services to high school
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Center Green at Shops at Atlas Park opens
Community weighs in on future of the Glendale mall
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Emergency! New 911 system isn’t working
Local officials want answers for recent failures
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/1/13-7/7/13)
Monday, July 1 Edwin Zhaqui was arrested at 1815 Gates Avenue for assault by Officer DiKranis. Charles P. Pistone was arrested at 71-15 70th Street for assault by Officer Murtha. James A. Barba was...
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FILE - This undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the Islamic State group marching in Raqqa, Syria. The Syrian foreign ministry said Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 that Washington informed Damascus' envoy to the United Nations before launching airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria, attacks that activists said inflicted casualties among jihadi fighters and civilians on the ground. (AP Photo/Militant Website, File)DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria said Tuesday that Washington informed President Bashar Assad's government of imminent U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State group, hours before an American-led military coalition pounded the extremists' strongholds across northern and eastern Syria.


2014-09-23 07:05:21 -0400
By Balazs Koranyi and Joachim Dagenborg OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's Yara and Chicago-based CF Industries are in talks about a merger of equals that could create a $27 billion global fertilizer producer, rivaling Canada's Potash Corp in size in a fragmented and oversupplied market. The deal would give Yara, the world's biggest nitrate fertilizer maker, major production units in the United States, where costs are lower due to cheap gas. CF Industries would gain a global footprint through Yara's presence in 150 countries with production assets and a well established distribution network. ...
2014-09-23 07:02:32 -0400
GAZA (Reuters) - The Palestinian delegation to Gaza ceasefire talks in Cairo decided to proceed with the negotiations on Tuesday, a senior Hamas leader said, despite Israel's killing of two Hamas militants in the occupied West Bank. "After consultations within the Palestinian delegation and brothers in Gaza and abroad it was decided to continue the Cairo meetings," Mahmoud al-Zahar told Reuters by phone from the Egyptian capital after a member of the team said it was considering withdrawing from the talks. ...
2014-09-23 07:00:29 -0400