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This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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 | 123 123 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...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 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
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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
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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 | 226 226 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 $$
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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 | 509 509 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 | 544 544 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 | 518 518 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...

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Endorsement: Elizabeth Crowley for 30th District
In November, 30th District voters will head to the polls to elect a City Council member for the third time in two years. This time around, the race pits current Democratic Councilwoman Elizabeth Cr...
Oct 13, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Blotter
Monday, Oct 5 Juan Velasquez was arrested at 1715 Greene Avenue for assault by Detective Geis. Vincent Sosnowsicz was arrested at 63-42 Bunnecke Ct for assault by Police Officer Conde. Yulezdy Lope...
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City could raise fines for cars left idling
Bill would increase fines to $250
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Italian-American leaders back Crowley
When players suit up for this year’s bocce ball tournament at Juniper Valley Park, they’ll have Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley to thank for the newly resurfaced courts. The age-old game is popular ...
Oct 09, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our 2009 Top High Schools List
A Review of the Top High Schools in Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan
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2009 High School Scholarship Opportunities
Choosing the right fit for a student also includes financial considerations as well. As tuition continues to creep up at private schools, so do the number of scholarship opportunities both in your ...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
09/28/2009 - 10/04/2009
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Open House is your best chance to get to know a school
Principals and administrators tell you what to expect
Oct 06, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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High-tech high schools
Adopting to modern times
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Budget on tap for CB5
Community Board to meet
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New prez for Maspeth Kiwanis
Di Troia steps down, honored
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Dr. Joe Catanello is a man with a plan
Brooklyn/Queens CYO director taking program on a new turn
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It’s Liu and de Blasio!
Comptroller, Public Advocate candidates win runoffs
Oct 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Waste Management defends transfer plan amid continued opposition
Contend proposal is eco-friendly
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A fresh look for Fresh Pond property
Pols call on MTA to transform neglected lot
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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he would not seek the removal of the county prosecutor overseeing the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, which has sparked more than a week of nightly clashes between protesters and police.
2014-08-20 01:09:47 -0400

File photo of Speaker of the U.S. House Boehner being followed by reporters after a Republican caucus meeting at the Capitol in WashingtonBy David Lawder FOND DU LAC Wis. (Reuters) - Glenn Grothman is a fiery conservative who wants to slash welfare programs and crack down on illegal immigrants who he says will "destroy" America. And if U.S. House Speaker John Boehner wants to keep his job next year, he had better be sure Grothman and his fellow House of Representatives newcomers are happy. ...


2014-08-20 01:09:37 -0400

FILE - This Aug. 18, 2014 file photo shows members of the Missouri National Guard standing watch outside a command post near a protest for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. Brown's shooting has sparked more than a week of protests, riots and looting in the St. Louis suburb. Eric Holder, who is leading the federal response to the racial turmoil in Ferguson, Missouri, talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way none of the 81 previous U.S. attorneys general could _ by telling his own family story. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is promising a thorough investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown while calling for "an end to the acts of violence in the streets" of Ferguson, Missouri.


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