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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 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 | 72 72 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 | 84 84 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 | 82 82 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 | 333 333 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 | 365 365 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 | 408 408 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 | 409 409 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 | 862 862 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 | 367 367 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...

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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...
Jun 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jun 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Queens Newsticker - MORNING BUZZ (6/5): Maspeth marijuana operation shut down, Comrie wants new subway for borough & Wednesday events
Queens Daily News Ticker June 5, 2013
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Kosciuszko Bridge project awaits results from RFP
Electeds hopeful for a fall ribbon-cutting ceremony
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CB5 to consider Ridgewood industrial zone proposal
The next meeting of Community Board 5 will include a public hearing regarding the creation of an Industrial Business Zone in part of the area South of Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood. The Ridgewood area...
Jun 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/27/13-6/2/13)
Monday, May 27 Wilfred Almodovar was arrested at 66-26 Metropolitan Avenue for petty larceny by Officer Nazario. Harold Shoellig was arrested at 1911 Himrod Street for assault by Officer Somaroo. T...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/20/13-5/26/13)
Monday, May 20 Arier Angomes was arrested at 1894 Cornelia Street for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Hynes. Rodney Hill was arrested at 55-04 Maspeth Avenue or criminal trespass by Offi...
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LIC's Clara Kasavina is art you wear
Husband-and-wife duo dress the stars
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Maspeth continues long tradition of honoring vets
As the floats made their way down Grand Avenue, the theme of “Maspeth Supports Our Troops, Now and Forever “ could not have been made any clearer. Residents lined Grand Avenue Sunday as the 2013 Ma...
May 29, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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A look into Mirror Mirror
Hair stylist follows her dream
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/13/13-5/19/13)
Monday, May 13 Jose Orozo was arrested at 53-07 70th Street for assault by Officer Pellot. Jennifer Wneic was arrested at 57-23 Catalpa Avenue for assault by Officer Martinez. Delfina Flores was ar...
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In this photo taken Friday July 27 2014, Francois Etoundi of Australia lifts during the men's 77kg weightlifting competition in the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 in Glasgow Scotland. Etoundi, was stripped of his games accreditation Thursday July 31, 2014 after being arrested over an alleged assault during an altercation in the athletes' village in Glasgow. (AP Photo/Dominic Lipinski, PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUTGLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — An Australian medal-winning weightlifter was convicted Thursday of head-butting another Commonwealth Games competitor in the athletes' village and Australia's athletics coach was sent home for criticizing his top star — just as the country's 20-year domination of the competition appeared to be coming to an end.


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Villagers look on as rescue work continues while rain falls at the scene of the landslide in Malin village on July 31, 2014Rescuers were desperately searching into the night Thursday for victims of a landslide in western India that buried dozens of homes, with fears the death toll could reach 150. "Miracles do happen, we will keep looking, but under current conditions it is very, very bleak," said Alok Avasthy, a National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) commander at the scene, who added about 160 people were thought to have been living in the dozens of damaged houses. The NDRF said eight survivors have so far been pulled from the site, but rescue efforts were slow going, with heavy machinery halted at one point because of the rains. Avasthy told AFP late Thursday that 42 victims have now been discovered by rescuers, who were working into the night, after lights powered by portable generators were set up.


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By Mark Heinrich LONDON (Reuters) - When Israel ended its 38-year occupation of the Gaza Strip by withdrawing settlers in 2005, then-Prime Minister Ariel Sharon hailed it as a "disengagement" from conflict with Palestinians in the densely populated coastal enclave. Israel kept expanding settlements in the West Bank where the Palestinians also seek a state. Hardline Islamists seized control of Gaza in 2007 and periodic U.S. efforts to broker a permanent peace between Israel and the Palestinian Authority under secular President Mahmoud Abbas have proved fruitless. Israel sealed Gaza in an economically choking blockade and the territory's ruling Hamas movement and other militant factions fired rockets with increasing frequency and range, though not accuracy, into the Jewish state.
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