blog roll
our featured bloggers
"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 149 149 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 | 153 153 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 | 715 715 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 | 204 204 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 | 198 198 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 | 233 233 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 | 222 222 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 | 284 284 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 | 270 270 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...

more blogs

news
Maspeth church holds Confirmation ceremony for 51 kids
Bishop Frank Caggiano (center) administered the Confirmation Mass at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church on Friday, March 5, in front of more than 500 churchgoers. Deacon Bob Lavanco (left) and Pastor Pau...
Mar 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
At home in your bank
Maspeth Federal Savings unveils new cozy interior
Mar 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Truck goes up in flames on LIE
Traffic came to a standstill Tuesday afternoon when a westbound tractor trailer caught fire near the Maurice Avenue exit of the Long Island Expressway, causing chaos and brief delays before order w...
Mar 04, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Not all is 'rite' with school proposal
CB5 raises concerns with SCA's plans
Mar 03, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
LaGuardia's scholarship program pays dividends
When LaGuardia Community College student Michelle Osorio, 26, received a phone call informing her that she had been chosen to receive a scholarship of $3,500, she was ecstatic. The call came last J...
Mar 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Access granted
Volunteer Ambulance Corps back in fold
Mar 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter
02/22/2010 - 02/29/2010
Mar 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Another grade school For Maspeth?

K-5 school could open on I.S. 73 campus
Mar 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Another School For Maspeth?
New elementary school may open to relieve overcrowding
Feb 24, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th top cop warns seniors to be vigilant
Burglars targeting elderly who live alone
Feb 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Let’s Talk About Maspeth
Addabbo hears from residents on local issues
Feb 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
A little recognition for these Maspeth Kiwanis members
The Maspeth Kiwanis Club held its weekly meeting at O’Neill’s Restaurant on February 18, which also happened to be Maspeth Kiwanis Recognition Day. The community service club recognized dozens of i...
Feb 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter
02/15/2010 to 02/21/2010
Feb 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Art studio aims to blossom in Maspeth
Purple Petals opens doors to the pubic
Feb 16, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Impersonation is a crime
Next time a utility man comes knocking, make sure to check his credentials. Already this year two Queens households have been robbed by men impersonating utility repair men. In both instances the m...
Feb 16, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

In this Sept.25, 2014 photo, Pastor Silas Malafaia gestures as he preaches during a service at the Assemblies of God church, in Rio de Janeiro Brazil. Malafaia backs top opposition candidate Marina Silva, who could become the first Pentecostal leader in the nation with more Catholics than any other, should she eventually defeat incumbent Dilma Rousseff, who now has a slight lead in polls looking at a likely runoff vote on Oct. 26. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's rapid religious transformation is reverberating through the country's tight presidential race, where abortion and gay marriage have emerged as hot-button issues and Pentecostal televangelists are political power brokers.


2014-10-01 00:31:41 -0400

A protester holds up a placard which reads "Peace is our greatest weapon", outside the venue of the official flag-raising ceremony for celebrations of China's National Day, in Hong KongBy Donny Kwok and Irene Jay Liu HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kong on Wednesday, some of them jeering National Day celebrations, as demonstrations spread to a new area of the city, ratcheting up pressure on its pro-Beijing government. There was little sign of momentum flagging on the fifth day of the mass campaign, whose aim has been to occupy sections of the city and express fury at a Chinese decision to limit voters' choices in a 2017 leadership election. ...


2014-10-01 00:30:51 -0400

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying (C) attends a flag raising ceremony to mark the 65th anniversary of the founding of Communist China, along with the head of Beijing's liaison office in Hong Kong Zhang Xiaoming (L), in Hong Kong on October 1, 2014Hong Kong (AFP) - 04:17 GMT - Mood more tense than previous days - Our reporter Annabel Symington has now reached Admiralty where crowds are steadily growing. She estimates around 5,000 are currently gathered at the main protest site.


2014-10-01 00:27:58 -0400