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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 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 | 38 38 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 | 597 597 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 | 89 89 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 | 88 88 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 | 126 126 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 | 128 128 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 | 193 193 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
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 197 197 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 | 288 288 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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CB5 supports SOMA Industrial Business Zone
The Southside of Myrtle Avenue (SOMA) is one step closer to Industrial Business Zone (IBZ) status. A Community Board 5 (CB5) committee last week decided to support the proposal, which would convert...
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Pols propose reforms to restaurant grades
Council bill aims to create healthier relationship with small biz
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Antoinette Maggio, former CB5 member and Ridgewood resident, dies at 90
Antoinette Maggio, president of the Citizens for a Better Ridgewood Civic Association and long time Ridgewood resident, passed away on Friday, July 5. She was 90. The former Community Board 5 membe...
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Queens Center for Progress honors local residents
Annual gala highlights helping others
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Chamber officially unveils 'This is Queens' app
The Queens Chamber of Commerce last week officially introduced “This is Queens,” an app available on iPhones and Androids that will allow tourists and native New Yorkers to learn about Queens. The ...
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Flushing’s Bowne House to get a make over
$3.2 million renovation is underway
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High Tech, High Schools
Public Advocate candidate and Assembly push for statewide coding
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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...
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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...
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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
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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
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Industrial Business Zone proposal in Ridgewood
CB5 reviews possible rezoning of area around Myrtle Avenue
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - In advance of the widely anticipated trading debut of Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd. , the New York Stock Exchange on Friday said all of its systems are operating normally. In a market status update issued to clients at 7:30 a.m., the exchange said, "Common Customer Gateways (CCGs) are open for members to submit orders.  All NYSE systems are currently operating normally." Alibaba, which priced its massive initial public offering at $68 a share late on Thursday, will begin trading on the NYSE under the ticker "BABA" later on Friday morning. ...
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French president Francois Hollande delivers a speech during a press conference, on September 18, 2014 at the Elysee palace in ParisPARIS (AP) — Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, France conducted its first airstrikes Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot, Iraqi and French officials said.


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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Tracee Ellis Ross delivers perhaps the funniest line you'll hear on a sitcom this fall.
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