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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 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 | 154 154 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 | 201 201 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 | 261 261 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 | 513 513 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 | 548 548 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 | 575 575 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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Markey to Grand Marshall Memorial Day Parade
Charlie Markey has deep Maspeth roots. From the 1920's on, the Markey family has been an active presence in St. Mary Winfield parish, and Markey himself met his wife Marge at Confraternity of Chris...
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Dog run troubles continue
The executive committee of Community Board 5 weighed in on a possible Juniper Park dog run at their public meeting on Tuesday, May 5, though no date has been set yet for a formal review of the issu...
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Juniper Park Dog Run Location Disputed
Advocates for a dog run at Juniper Valley Park are indicating they might want a decent section of the park, or no dog run at all. Terry Sullivan, the president of Juniper Park Dog Owners Associatio...
May 06, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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A GRAND Re-Opening
Welcome Back, Maspeth Pizza!
May 05, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
04/27/09 - 05/03/09
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Board 5 to Discuss Zoning, Hold Monthly Meeting
On Monday, May 11, beginning at 7:30 p.m., Community Board 5 will conduct a public hearing in the matter of an application submitted by the Department of City Planning to rezone approximately 300 b...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
o4/20/09 - 04/26/09
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The Best of the Greatest Generation
Maspeth vet to lead Memorial Day Parade
Apr 28, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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MTA's Q67 Route Change Unpopular
Maspeth residents want old bus stop back
Apr 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Atlas Park Managers Urge Patience
Tell Glendale civic that planned changes could take time
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Attack of the After-School Robots
Legos come to life in Maspeth
Apr 28, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
04/13/09 - 04/19/09
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Glendale-Maspeth-MidVille Rezone Certified
City Planning begins public review
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Watch Out for Lego Robots
Rep. Crowley directs $10K in after-school funds for Town Hall
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Newtown Creek Study Enlists, Trains Citizen Historians
Training for the Newtown Community Health and Harm Narratives Project (CHHNP) commenced last weekend, as several eager members of the community gathered to become amateur oral historians. The proje...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Journalists James Foley, Steven Sotloff and Peter Theo Curtis all shared one thing in common when they were captured by Islamic militants in Syria, the title "freelance journalist."
2014-08-27 04:50:00 -0400

A smoke rises after shelling in the town of Novoazovsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Towering columns of smoke rose Tuesday from outside a city in Ukraine's far southeast after what residents said was a heavy artillery barrage. It was the second straight day that attacks were reported in the vicinity of Novoazovsk, which is in eastern Ukraine's separatist Donetsk region but previously had seen little fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — A town in east Ukraine came under shellfire by pro-Russian rebels on Wednesday, amid fears that they are launching a counter-offensive on government-held parts of the region.


2014-08-27 04:36:29 -0400

Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist waves to supporters while speaking at a victory party after Florida's primary election, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Crist defeated Nan Rich, a former Senate Democratic leader who has been campaigning for governor longer than Crist has been a Democrat. He is the first person in Florida to win the nomination for governor as a Republican and a Democrat. At right is Crist's wife Carole. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — If there were any doubts that former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist would be accepted by Florida Democrats, they were cast aside as he overwhelmingly earned the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott on a day when four states chose candidates for statewide office.


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