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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 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 | 74 74 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 | 631 631 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 | 124 124 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 | 122 122 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 | 162 162 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 | 163 163 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 | 228 228 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 | 223 223 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 | 310 310 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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CB5 to hold public meeting on Ridgewood Reservoir proposals
The Parks Services Committee of Community Board 5 will host a meeting with representatives of the Department of Parks and Recreation, who will present the Proposed Master Plan for the Ridgewood Res...
Jun 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/10/13-6/17/13)
Monday, June 10 Crystal Bencosme was arrested at 78-81 81st Street for criminal contempt by Officer Gomez. Vincent Hardt was arrested at 66-26 Metropolitan Avenue for petit larceny by Officer Gonza...
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Maspeth Street Festival 2013
The Maspeth Street Festival took over Grand Avenue on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. There were rides for the kids, food for everyone, and vendors and booths galore. The day also featured music from Jo...
Jun 12, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
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O'Neill's reopening delayed
O’Neill’s bar and restaurant, located at 64-21 53rd Dr. in Maspeth, is delaying their highly anticipated Flag Day grand opening for a couple of weeks, as owners seek to complete additional renovati...
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Make the Road New York rally to save Flushing Meadows
Queens community members and park goers gather at city hall
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/3/13-6/9/13)
Monday, June 3 Victor Vasquez was arrested at 78-02 79th Street for assault by Detective Chichotky. Robert Bradley was arrested at 1720 Palmetto Street for assault by Officer Eastman. Alex Antonio ...
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Queens Newsticker - MORNING BUZZ (6/5): Maspeth marijuana operation shut down, Comrie wants new subway for borough & Wednesday events
Queens Daily News Ticker June 5, 2013
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Kosciuszko Bridge project awaits results from RFP
Electeds hopeful for a fall ribbon-cutting ceremony
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CB5 to consider Ridgewood industrial zone proposal
The next meeting of Community Board 5 will include a public hearing regarding the creation of an Industrial Business Zone in part of the area South of Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood. The Ridgewood area...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/27/13-6/2/13)
Monday, May 27 Wilfred Almodovar was arrested at 66-26 Metropolitan Avenue for petty larceny by Officer Nazario. Harold Shoellig was arrested at 1911 Himrod Street for assault by Officer Somaroo. T...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/20/13-5/26/13)
Monday, May 20 Arier Angomes was arrested at 1894 Cornelia Street for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Hynes. Rodney Hill was arrested at 55-04 Maspeth Avenue or criminal trespass by Offi...
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LIC's Clara Kasavina is art you wear
Husband-and-wife duo dress the stars
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Maspeth continues long tradition of honoring vets
As the floats made their way down Grand Avenue, the theme of “Maspeth Supports Our Troops, Now and Forever “ could not have been made any clearer. Residents lined Grand Avenue Sunday as the 2013 Ma...
May 29, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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A look into Mirror Mirror
Hair stylist follows her dream
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/13/13-5/19/13)
Monday, May 13 Jose Orozo was arrested at 53-07 70th Street for assault by Officer Pellot. Jennifer Wneic was arrested at 57-23 Catalpa Avenue for assault by Officer Martinez. Delfina Flores was ar...
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Pennsylvania State Troopers meet in the parking lot at the Barrett Township Volunteer Fire Company on Saturday, Sept, 20, 2014, near Canadensis, Pa., during the search for suspected killer Eric Frein. Frein is suspected of fatally shooting a state trooper and wounding another at the Blooming Grove state police barracks a week earlier. (AP Photo/Scranton Times & Tribune, Butch Comegys)CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Nine days after a gunman opened fire in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities have had no contact with the suspect they describe as a self-taught survivalist despite an intensive search that shut down the heavily wooded community where he lived with his parents.


2014-09-21 12:34:25 -0400

Gloria, 4, center, whose father Christopher Chewa was killed in the Westgate Mall attack, wipes the tears from the eyes of her mother Faith Njoki as they hug, while her brother Edwin, 1, left is held by a relative, after joining other families of the victims to lay flowers and remember at the Amani Garden memorial site in the Karura Forest in Nairobi, Kenya Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Kenya is marking one year since four gunmen stormed the upscale Westgate Mall in Nairobi, killing 67 people, and a memorial plaque with the names of the victims was unveiled at the popular forest on the edge of the city. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Relatives of the dead, survivors and shop owners converged outside Nairobi's Westgate Mall on Sunday, lighting candles and laying flowers in memory of those killed a year ago when gunmen stormed the upscale mall.


2014-09-21 12:33:20 -0400

Afghan presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah (left) and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai sign a power-sharing agreement at the Presidential Palace in Kabul on September 21, 2014Former finance minister Ashraf Ghani was declared Afghanistan's next president on Sunday, hours after signing a power-sharing deal with his rival Abdullah Abdullah that ended a prolonged standoff over the disputed result.


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