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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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 | 60 60 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 | 342 342 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 | 386 386 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 | 389 389 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 | 841 841 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 | 354 354 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...

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Chamber officially unveils 'This is Queens' app
The Queens Chamber of Commerce last week officially introduced “This is Queens,” an app available on iPhones and Androids that will allow tourists and native New Yorkers to learn about Queens. The ...
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Flushing’s Bowne House to get a make over
$3.2 million renovation is underway
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High Tech, High Schools
Public Advocate candidate and Assembly push for statewide coding
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Veterans honored in Middle Village
In memory of fallen soldiers, the U.S. Columbarium and Fresh Pond Crematory and the American Legion Greenlawn Post 1224 held a memorial service on this past weekend The cremated remains of 34 veter...
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Relay For Life raises $185,000
Dozens of tents and booths lined the track at Juniper Valley Park on Saturday as part of the 11th annual Relay For Life in Middle Village. Hundreds of cancer survivors and supporters were out all n...
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Recruits join the ranks with Manson’s 104th
An ethnically diverse staff reaches out to the community
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St. Stans honors two teachers headed to retirement
Students, parents, alumni and co-workers gathered to say goodbye to teachers Teresa Arcuri and Linna McDonald as ended their years of educating the youth at St. Stanislaus Kostka. McDonald has taug...
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Maspeth Kiwanis Club awards scholarships
Club provides financial aid for high school graduates
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/17/13-6/23/13)
Monday, June 17 Rene Martinez was arrested at 1870 Greene Avenue for assault by Officer McElligott. Antonio Rosario was arrested at the intersection of 64th Street and Myrtle Avenue for driving whi...
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A life to be celebrated in Maspeth
Flora Galas turns 100 and has done it all
Jun 19, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
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Industrial Business Zone proposal in Ridgewood
CB5 reviews possible rezoning of area around Myrtle Avenue
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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...
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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 | 221 221 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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Seleka fighter holds his machine gun near the town of KuangoBy Daniel Flynn NDASSIMA Central African Republic (Reuters) - Three young rebels, their AK47s propped against wooden stools in the afternoon heat, guard the entrance to the giant Ndassima goldmine carved deep into a forested hilltop in Central African Republic. The mine, owned by Canada's Axmin, was overrun by the mainly Muslim Seleka rebels more than year ago. Months of killing and looting provoked vicious reprisals by Christian militia, known as "anti-balaka", that pushed the rebels back, splitting the landlocked country of 4.5 million people into a Muslim north and the Christian south. If there is a problem there, we intervene," said Seleka's local commander Colonel Oumar Garba, sipping tea outside a villa in Axmin's abandoned compound.


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Israeli tank fire hit the fuel depot of the Gaza Strip's only power plant on Tuesday, witnesses said, cutting electricity to Gaza City and many other parts of the Palestinian enclave of 1.8 million people. "The power plant is finished," said its director, Mohammed al-Sharif. He said the local fire brigade was not equipped to extinguish the blaze. The plant had already been hit last week and was working at a reduced capacity of about 20 percent, allowing only a few hours of electricity a day for Gaza's residents.
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Members of the National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA) protest on the streets of DurbanBy Xola Potelwa and Wendell Roelf JOHANNESBURG/CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African metal workers started returning to work on Tuesday after accepting a wage deal from employers, ending a four-week strike that dealt a blow to growth in Africa's most advanced economy. NUMSA, the country's largest union, accepted a 10 percent annual pay increase fixed for three years for its lowest-paid workers on Monday. The strike by over 200,000 NUMSA members had halted production at automakers and disrupted construction of new power plants in a country with a tight electricity supply. "We are not sure whether we have full attendance yet, but there are sufficient volumes to resume production at my two plants," said Ken Manners, chief executive of SP Metal Forgings, a supplier of component parts to the auto industry.


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