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This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 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 | 59 59 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 | 56 56 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 | 304 304 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 | 337 337 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 | 381 381 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 | 384 384 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 | 836 836 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 | 351 351 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...
Wage and Hours Cases Setting Precedents for Tipped Employees
May 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 518 518 recommendations | email to a friend
  Restaurant owners are subject to numerous regulations they must comply with and as various cases are litigated, rulings establish new precedents that can change how the industry does business. Ma...

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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/1213-8/18/13)
Monday, Aug. 12 Melissa Maxaner was arrested at 62-25 79th Street for menacing by Detective Murray. Jose Olmedo was arrested at 54-55 Myrtle Avenue for an outstanding warrant by Officer Mays. Marli...
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Avella drops out of Queens beep race
State Senator Tony Avella dropped out of the race for Queens borough president Wednesday afternoon, leaving a two-way race in the Democratic Primary between Melinda Katz and Councilman Peter Vallon...
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Wanted man surrenders
Edmund Manuel, the man wanted for second-degree assault, turned himself into police on July 29. Manual was wanted for brutally attacking his ex-wife on June 30 at her home on 57th Drive in Maspeth....
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A 30th annual outreach with local precinct
The 104th connects with the community
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Caruana launches new campaign office on Myrtle
City Council hopeful joined by pols in support of November bid
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New eye care practice opens in Middle Village
20/20 Eye Care of Middle Village at 82-20A Eliot Ave. celebrated its grand opening this past weekend. “We have a great atmosphere, we’re very family oriented and I personally remember my patients f...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/6/13-8/11/13)
Monday, Aug. 5 Benazi Balani was arrested at 57-37 64th Street for making graffiti by Officer Sullivan. Garfield Rock was arrested at 1819 Flushing Avenue for criminal trespassing by Officer Martin...
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Subway groper on the loose
Cops are on the hunt for a man who has been repeatedly groping women in subway stations in the Maspeth/Elmhurst area. On five separate occasions between February 5 and July 30, the man lifted a fem...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/30/13-8/4/13)
Tuesday, July 30 Joseph Perez was arrested at 66-26 Metropolitan Avenue for petit larceny by Officer McDonald. Kelly Colum was arrested at 58-25 Fresh Pond Road for criminal contempt by Detective H...
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30th Annual National Night Out Against Crime in Queens
Locations and times across the borough
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Community garden may grow a five-family house
Residents try to save Elmhurst lot from development
Jul 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle Village burglary suspects brought in
Police and community representatives say precaution is still needed
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National Night Out in Mafera Park
104th Precinct invites neighborhood for a night out
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/22/13-7/28/13)
Monday, July 22 Ishwar Sahadeo was arrested at 1719 Centre Street for assault by Officer Profanti. Zbigniew Leks was arrested at the intersection of Myrtle and Cypress avenues for robbery by Office...
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MTA review is answered with additional state funds
Cost-cutting and increased state aid mean better transit in 2014
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Former head of Russian oil company Yukos Mikhail Khodorkovsky promotes his book "My Fellow Prisoners" in Berlin, on June 12, 2014Russia has been ordered by an arbitration court in The Hague to pay shareholders of Yukos a record $50 billion in compensation over its seizure of the one-time oil giant, lawyers for the main claimant said on Monday. The Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled that Russia forced Yukos, formerly owned by ex-tycoon and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, into bankruptcy with excessive tax claims and sold its assets to state-owned businesses. "The tribunal specifically and unanimously confirmed that the attacks by the Russian Federation on the Yukos oil company ... were politically motivated," Tim Osborne, executive director of GML Ltd, the main shareholder, told a news conference in London.


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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2010 file photo, Cho Yang-ho, the head of South Korea's bid for the 2018 Winter Olympics, speaks at the 39th General Assembly of the European Olympic Committees in Belgrade, Serbia. South Korean media is reporting that Cho, who led PyeongChang’s successful bid to host the Winter Olympics, is set to become chief organizer of the 2018 Games. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic, File)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.


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Dutch policemen walk in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Sunday, July 27, 2014. A team of international police officers that had been due to visit the site of the Malaysian plane disaster in eastern Ukraine cancelled the trip Sunday after receiving reports of fighting in the area. Alexander Hug, the deputy head of a monitoring team from the OSCE in Europe, said it would be too dangerous for the unarmed mission to travel to the site from its current location in the rebel-held city of Donetsk. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)GENEVA (AP) — The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday.


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