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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
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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 | 80 80 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 | 635 635 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 | 130 130 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 | 126 126 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 | 166 166 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 | 167 167 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 | 232 232 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 | 227 227 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 | 314 314 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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P.S. 87 addition popular, but still not in the works
DOE opposed to an extension for MidVille school
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Plan to truck garbage through Maspeth stinks
Group protest Waste Management proposal
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Doe Fund contract extended
Organization will continue to tidy up Grand Avenue
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Nabes call for St. Saviour's site to become park
At the same time Maspeth residents were protesting a plan to transfer garbage through their neighborhood Saturday morning, they also called for the transformation of the former St. Saviour's site i...
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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
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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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Supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani celebrate in Kabul on September 21, 2014Kabul (AFP) - The United States has welcomed a power-sharing deal that saw former finance minister Ashraf Ghani declared Afghanistan's next president, and said it hopes a crucial security agreement will be signed within a week.


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Chinese paramilitary police stand guard along a street in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, on May 23, 2014Two people were killed and "many" injured by multiple explosions in China's Xinjiang, the local government said Monday.


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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2014, file photo, Boston Red Sox's Rusney Castillo bats against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the baseball game in Pittsburgh. When Castillo left Cuba he signed a $72.5 million, seven-year deal with the Boston Red Sox this summer, topping outfielder Jose Abreu’s $68 million, six-year contract with the Chicago White Sox last October. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)HAVANA (AP) — Cuba's unprecedented effort to stop a devastating baseball talent drain doesn't seem to be working, with a string of stars leaving for the major leagues in the year since the government allowed a small number to play professionally overseas.


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