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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 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 | 30 30 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 | 588 588 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 | 80 80 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 | 79 79 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 | 116 116 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 | 117 117 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 | 182 182 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 | 188 188 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 | 285 285 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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Save Our Hospitals!
Rally held to save St. John’s from chopping block
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MTA Hears Negative Reaction to Doomsday Budget
Pols, community leaders denounce increased fares and decreased service
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Calling All St. Margaret Alumni
St. Margaret School in Middle Village is creating what will hopefully become the largest Alumni Association of any Catholic elementary school in the United States, and if you or someone you know at...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
1/12 to 1/25
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Moya Endorsed by Velasquez in Special Election
Says he will bring new energy to City Council as Monserrate’s replacement
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Two Queens Hospitals on Life Support
Dire financial situation could close force closure by end of February
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Plans for New Maspeth High School Downsized
DOE axes intermediate school from proposal
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Cops Indicted in Bogus Drug Bust
Last week, a Queens County grand jury indicted two New York City police officers following an investigation into an undercover buy-and-bust operation at an Elmhurst bar. Henry Tavarez, 27, of New Y...
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Monserrate Sworn In, Still Under Suspicion
Former Councilman Hiram Monserrate was sworn into office as a State Senator representing the 13th Senatorial District, succeeding the recently resigned John Sabini. Monserrate takes office under a ...
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Man Convicted of Kidnapping, Faces Murder in Unrelated Case
A Queens man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the 2005 kidnapping of a York College student who was returning home from classes. Darryl Littlejohn, 44, was convicted in October ...
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Despite Troubling Signs, BP Says Boro Strong
Queens Borough President Helen Marshall delivered her seventh annual State of the Borough address on Tuesday in the Colden Center at Queens College, her alma mater. Among those in attendance were l...
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Maurice Makeover
Street project could alleviate flooding
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104th Blotter
12/29/08 - 01/04/09
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DOE Racing to Finish New Schools by September
Three western Queens school projects total $128 million
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Flood Waters Receding
City's Sustainable Stormwater Management Plan relies on green tech
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WASHIBGTON (AP) — Signaling the seriousness of the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant germs, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the government to create a national plan to fight them by early 2015.
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BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A roadside bomb in northern Mali killed four U.N. peacekeepers and wounded three on Thursday, a spokesman said of the latest in a string of deadly attacks on the force.
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In this Sept. 6, 2014 image released by Starpix, actress Laverne Cox poses at the Herve Leger by Max Azria Spring 2015 show during Fashion Week in New York. Cox will host a documentary on MTV and Logo next month that profiles seven young transgenders. The special, "Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word," will air simultaneously on the two channels on Oct. 17. Cox, a transgender actress, was nominated for an Emmy Award for her role in Netflix's "Orange is the New Black." (AP Photo/Starpix, Amanda Schwab, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Laverne Cox will host a documentary on MTV and Logo next month that profiles seven young transgender people.


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