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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?
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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
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     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 | 134 134 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 | 130 130 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 | 170 170 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
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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 | 236 236 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
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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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CB5 to take up upstate gas drilling
Expected recommendation at next meeting
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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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104th Precinct Police Blotter
06/08/09 - 06/14/09
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In NYC, a crisis in women's health care
Rising malpractice insurance rates driving doctors out of city
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Waste Management looks to expand Review Ave facility in Maspeth
Plans for new eco-friendly transfer station rankle residents
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Maspeth still mourning church lost in fire
Community looking to rebuild
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Rust Never Sleeps
Approximately 100 volunteers gathered in Maspeth this past Saturday to undertake a mammoth operation: cleaning gritty Rust Street, which runs right through the heart of industrial Maspeth and shows...
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104th Blotter
6/1/09 - 6/7/09
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City water supply system at risk
CB5 leaders call for ban on proposed watershed drilling
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Grand Avenue Festival: Inside Look
The Grand Avenue Festival this past Sunday in Maspeth drew thousands of people and dozens of vendors to Grand Avenue. The children's air rides were again the main attraction of the day, however the...
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Small biz needs public health plan
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Going green cheaper than ever
Queens forum held on affordable green measures for homeowners
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Monday, May 25 Gilberto Rodriguez was arrested at 57-14 65th Street for assault by Officer Lewis. Kenneth Beak was arrested at 57-14 65th Street for assault by Officer Lewis. Bicio Bemaram was arre...
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French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, left, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shake hands before a meeting at the Waldorf Astoria in New York Sunday Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States is expecting that Turkey will step up in the fight against the Islamic State group now that the country has secured the release of 49 hostages that were held by the militants.


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Branch of drugs and chemicals group Merck is pictured in central German city of DarmstadtFRANKFURT (Reuters) - Drugs and chemicals maker Merck KGaA said it agreed to acquire Sigma-Aldrich for $17 billion in cash to boost its Merck Millipore lab supplies business in the biggest takeover in the German group's history, lifting its shares. The deal, approved by Sigma-Aldrich's management, will see Merck acquire all shares for $140 apiece in cash. That represents a 37 percent premium over the latest closing price of $102.37 on Sept. 19 and a 36 percent premium to the one-month average closing price, according to Merck. ...


2014-09-22 08:10:34 -0400
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German drug company Merck says it has agreed to buy St. Louis-based chemical firm Sigma-Aldrich Corp. for $17 billion in a deal Merck says will strengthen its business in chemicals and laboratory equipment.
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