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This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 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 | 41 41 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 | 40 40 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 | 288 288 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 | 320 320 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 | 363 363 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 | 365 365 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.
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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 | 335 335 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 | 505 505 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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Street repairs scheduled for CB5
The following roadways are scheduled for milling and resurfacing in the Community Board 5 area this year: • Metropolitan Avenue, from 80 Street to Fresh Pond Road • Cooper Avenue from 73 Place to 6...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
07/13/09 - 07/19/09
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Queens against upstate gas drilling near reservoirs
Upstate senator says plan, if done right, could bring area much-needed jobs
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Waste Management plan voted down by CB5
Board calls for alternatives
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
07/06/09 - 07/12/09
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MidVille Radio Shack robbed
Police are on the hunt for a male-female team that held up a Middle Village Radio Shack on July 5. The pair entered the store at 69-18 Metropolitan Avenue at 4:45 p.m. armed with a handgun. They de...
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Elmhurst residents protest 58th Ave. shelter
Rally to stop homeless facility from opening in residential neighborhood
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Inside the Ridgewood Reservoir
Tour illuminates debate over redevelopment project
Jul 07, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Blotter
06/29/09 - 07/05/09
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New Yorkers getting milked on milk
Councilman Eric Gioia, chairman of the Council Committee on Oversight and Investigations, released a survey last Sunday that found huge disparities in the cost of milk both within neighborhoods and...
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104th Blotter
06/22/09 to 06/28/09
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CB5 to take up upstate gas drilling
Expected recommendation at next meeting
Jun 30, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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A little more, despite the times
Crowley sketches expanded district budget
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Kiwanis honors 2009 scholarship winners
The Maspeth Kiwanis Club held their 2009 Scholarship Awards Luncheon on Thursday, June 25, where twelve 2009 high school graduates were chosen to receive awards amounting to $1,500 each. The criter...
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Middle Village Relay for Life a Smashing Success
Raises over $100K for cancer research and awareness
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Ukrainian troops are pictured in the eastern Ukrainian town of KramatorskKIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday his country was not fighting a civil war in its east but was fighting "foreign mercenaries", hailing soldiers for forcing pro-Russian rebels out of several towns and cities. As fighting raged around the rebel strongholds of Donetsk and Luhansk, the Ukrainian leader awarded members of the newly formed National Guard with medals for service. "This is a real fight for the sovereignty of Ukraine, the territorial integrity of Ukraine, for the independence of Ukraine," said Poroshenko, wearing military camouflage. "It is not an internal conflict, it is Ukraine defending its territory from foreign mercenaries, from bandits and from terrorists," he told soldiers.


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Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel talks to reporters on the eve of the first practice at the NFL football team's training camp in Berea, Ohio Friday, July 25, 2014. (AP Photo)BEREA, Ohio (AP) — They came to see what he's all about, to see if Johnny Football can be the one to lead the Browns back to glory.


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Palestinians salvage usable things in their belongings they find at their destroyed houses during a 12-hour cease-fire in Gaza City's Shijaiyah neighborhood, Saturday, July 26, 2014. Thousands of Gaza residents who had fled Israel-Hamas fighting streamed back to devastated border areas during a lull Saturday to find large-scale destruction: scores of homes were pulverized, wreckage blocked roads and power cables dangled in the streets. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)GAZA CITY, Gaza (AP) — A brief cease-fire Saturday in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas militants allowed thousands to return home to see the destruction.


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