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"Before" & "After" Man
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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
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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 | 94 94 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
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     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 | 149 149 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 | 143 143 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 | 183 183 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 | 186 186 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 | 251 251 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
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  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...

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104th Precinct Police Blotter
11/09/2009 to 11/15/2009
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Chamber discusses plans to make Maspeth merry
Most people take the seasonal banners that hang on light posts along Grand Avenue for granted, assuming it’s a service provided by the city. As a matter of fact, the Maspeth Chamber of Commerce, an...
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New Elmhurst Park construction continues
Park will cost $20 million
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First-ever MidVille Vets Parade
Event draws big turnout
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Fire kills 3, injures 4 others
The fire department responded early Saturday morning to a fire that originated in the illegally subdivided basement of a house in Woodside. The blaze, which was called in at 2:45 a.m., claimed the ...
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Maspeth HS demo work will start soon
DOE plans to start building in January
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
11/02/2009 - 11/08/2009
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At CYO, sportsmanship comes before winning
Early on during a recent girls’ soccer game, Our Lady of Hope Coach Mike Maloney realized the contest was quickly becoming a lopsided affair. Instead of running up the score, he pulled his team bac...
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ELECTIONS 2009 RESULTS

Nov 04, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Falcons down, but not necessarily out
Coach says Appeals Court an option
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
10/26/2009 - 11/01/2009
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Email alert: sex offender around
State to update offender registry
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Seniors face loss of social security COLA
Weiner proposes increase
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104th Precinct Blotter
10/19/2009 to 10/25/2009
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An Islamic State militant stands next to residents as they hold pieces of wreckage from a Syrian war plane after it crashed in Raqqa, in northeast SyriaBy Phil Stewart and Tom Perry WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United States and its Arab allies bombed Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing scores of Islamic State fighters and members of a separate al Qaeda-linked group, opening a new front against militants by joining Syria's three-year-old civil war. In a remarkable sign of shifting Middle East alliances, the attacks encountered no objection - and even signs of tacit approval - from President Bashar al-Assad's Syrian government, which said Washington had notified it in advance. U.S. ...


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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and Arab strikes on militant targets in Syria overnight were 'only the beginning' of a coalition effort to weaken Islamic State and other extremists, the U.S. military said on Tuesday. Rear Admiral John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman, told reporters that a barrage of strikes across Syria overnight were 'very successful.' "I can tell you that last night's strikes were only the beginning," Kirby said. Lieutenant General William Mayville Jr. ...
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Former Radio 1 DJ, Dave Lee Travis, real name David Patrick Griffin, leaves Southwark Crown Court in LondonLONDON (Reuters) - Dave Lee Travis, one of Britain's best-known radio DJs in the 1970s and 1980s who counted Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi among his fans, was found guilty on Tuesday of indecently assaulting a television researcher. The 69-year-old is the latest ageing British celebrity to be convicted of sex crimes following police investigations launched in the wake of revelations that the late Jimmy Savile, one of the BBC's top TV presenters, had sexually abused hundreds of victims over decades. ...


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