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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
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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 | 31 31 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 | 590 590 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 | 81 81 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 | 81 81 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 | 118 118 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 | 120 120 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 | 184 184 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 | 190 190 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 | 285 285 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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Maspeth church raising funds to rebuild
New pastor says effort could take ‘years’
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Residents: railway co. still polluting
Call for city action, freight car upgrades
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Can you hear us now?
Residents blast new cell antenna plans
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112th Precinct jumps into Woodhaven traffic fray
Rigid enforcement being used to prevent future tragedy
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Closed Queens Hospitals hit Auction Block
St. John’s, Mary Immaculate to be sold
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Sanitation Dept. issues tickets with abandon
Officials propose bill to change system
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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...
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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 ...
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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
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High-tech high schools
Adopting to modern times
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Kiyoshi Mabuchi, of Japan, demonstrates measuring the amount of friction between a shoe and a banana skin, and between a banana skin and the floor, when a person steps on a banana skin that's on the floor during his acceptance speech after winning the physics award during a performance at the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass.,Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. The Ig Nobel prize is an award handed out by the Annals of Improbable Research magazine for silly sounding scientific discoveries that often have surprisingly practical applications. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)BOSTON (AP) — There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center.


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A closeup of an electronic payment station at a Home Depot store in Daly CityThe Home Depot says it has eliminated malware from its U.S. and Canadian networks that affected 56 million unique payment cards between April and September. The Atlanta-based home improvement retailer ...


2014-09-18 20:41:31 -0400

Workers prepare to count ballots at a counting centre in Aberdeen, ScotlandBy Alistair Smout and Angus MacSwan EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scots agonised over the fate of their country on Friday after record numbers voted in a divisive independence referendum that could break apart the United Kingdom. Scotland's verdict on the union should be clear around breakfast time on Friday, but a YouGov poll of 1,828 voters the organisation had previously polled indicated 54 percent of Scots would back the union while 46 percent would seek independence. ...


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