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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 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...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 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...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 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 | 270 270 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
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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 | 581 581 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...

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Flood Waters Receding
City's Sustainable Stormwater Management Plan relies on green tech
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104th Blotter
12/22 - 12/28
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MTA Releases Fare Hike Proposals
Four different options would all increase fares
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Girl Scouts Bake Muffins at the Ronald McDonald House
Junior Girl Scout Troop 4417 and Brownie Troop 4414 of St. Margaret's Parish in Middle Village visited the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island and baked muffins for the families who are staying th...
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2008: Year in Review
With 2008 coming to a close, the Queens Ledger decided to take a look back at a few of the stories that shaped the year. Some New Faces in Albany Generally speaking, incumbents in Queens politics d...
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Parents Take the Lead in Learning
Volunteers lend a helping hand in the classroom
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Robbers on Loose
Authorities are on the hunt for several individuals wanted in connection with seven armed robberies throughout Brooklyn and Queens. Police are looking for two to four men who have primarily targete...
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Rego Park Child Psychiatrist Convicted of Sexual Abuse
A Rego Park child psychiatrist has been convicted of sexual abuse and could face up to one year in prison, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced last week. Brown identified the psychi...
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Easy ‘Cell’ for the BSA
Board gives okay to Maspeth cell tower
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A Tight Squeeze for Members of This EC
Firefighters deliver baby to Corona mother
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How One Bridge Becomes Three
Kosciuszko status updated as FEIS released
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State Senator-Elect Arrested for Assault
Allegedly attacked girlfriend, pol denies charges
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Cable Workers Cause “High-Speed” Heart Rates With New Calendars
If the technician that comes into your home to fix your cable box looks familiar, it’s because they might be one of the Time Warner beefcakes hanging above your desk. The cable company that brings ...
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Elmhurst Park Revitalization Underway
Board gets update on progress at former gas tank site
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Santa at St. Stan's
St. Stanislaus Kostka School of Maspeth recently held its annual “Breakfast With Santa” event. A festive time was had by all, including eight-month-old Benjamin, who took the opportunity to tell Sa...
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Exiled Rwandan General Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa looks on during his court appearance in JohannesburgBy John Mkhize JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A South African court on Friday found four men guilty of trying to kill an exiled critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame, in a case that had strained diplomatic ties between the two countries. Former Rwandan army chief General Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa survived being shot in the stomach as he was being driven into his Johannesburg home in 2010, the same year he fled Rwanda after falling out with former ally Kagame. Another attempt on Nyamwasa's life in March this year intensified diplomatic tensions as South African Justice Minister Jeff Radebe warned Rwanda that "our country will not be used as a springboard to do illegal activities". Rwanda's ambassador in Pretoria responded by denying Kigali was involved in attacks against exiles and the countries traded tit-for-tat expulsions of diplomats.


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A supporter of Pakistan's cricket celebrity-turned-politician Imran Khan takes part in an anti-government rally with writing on her forehead "Go Nawaz Go," in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Pakistani police have registered allegations of abetting murder against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother over the June killing of 14 supporters of a cleric who is currently leading thousands of anti-government demonstrators in Islamabad. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister on Friday denied asking the country's military chief to mediate with opposition leaders and protesters who have camped for two weeks outside parliament in the capital, Islamabad, demanding his resignation over alleged voting fraud.


2014-08-29 08:17:08 -0400

In this Aug. 26, 2014 photo, a handful of Central American migrants cling to a northbound freight train after jumping aboard outside Arriaga, Mexico. A Mexican crackdown seems to be keeping women and children off the deadly train, known as "The Beast," that has traditionally helped thousands of migrants head north. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)CHAHUITES, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous route.


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