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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 | 32 32 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
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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 | 82 82 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 | 82 82 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 | 119 119 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 | 122 122 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 | 186 186 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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Fire destroys 100-year-old Maspeth church
Pastor believes lightning may have ignited blaze
Jun 09, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local food donations go a long way
Local food donations go a long way Not only the homeless, but also the day workers are benefiting from donations of food in the area. Generous donations from people at St. Stanislaus and Transfigur...
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VIDEO: Mayor makes stop in Ridgewood
Talks schools, economy, and crime in the 104th Precinct
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Catalpa YMCA will open by September
Promises to be state-of-the-art
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Queensboro Bridge turns 100
Centennial celebration highlights bridge’s history
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Neglected dog in need of loving home
Rescued pooch found with 60 cats in abandoned Maspeth apartment
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25 years of remembering
Maspeth Memorial Day Parade still going strong
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
5/18/09 - 5/24/09
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Queens Business Expo Smash Success
Citi Field is good for more than just baseball. A welcome distraction from the Mets’ inconsistent play of late, the Queens Business Expo May 21 at Citi Field drew the best of the Queens business wo...
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Maspeth parade celebrating 25 years
Will parade down Grand Avenue again this Sunday, May 24, at 1 p.m.
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Swine flu worsens in New York City
More schools close after first city death from virus
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City to slash CB5's 2010 budget
The city is cutting Community Board 5's budget by approximately $37,000 for fiscal year 2010, CB5's District Manager Gary Giordano announced at the board's May 13th meeting. CB5's Fiscal Year 2009 ...
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Putre advances to Eagle Scout
Fellow scouts, family, and friends joined Matthew Putre on Saturday at Maspeth Town Hall to celebrate his advancement in rank to Eagle Scout. "This is the culminating event of a Boy Scout's career,...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
5/11/09 to 5/17/09
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City refuses to clean contaminated Maspeth school site
Instead, DOE will build barrier system that has many worried
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2014, file photo, Li Na, of China, walks around during the trophy presentation after defeating Dominika Cibulkova, of Slovakia, in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia. Li formally announced her retirement on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi, File)BEIJING (AP) — Li Na, a two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, has retired due to recurring knee injuries.


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Guzulnur, wife of Ilham Tohti arrives at Urumqi People's Intermediate Court to attend her husband's trial in Urumqi, China's northwestern region of Xinjiang Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. The defense in the separatism trial of Tohti, a Muslim Uighur scholar, sought to show Thursday that his classroom lectures and online commentary never amounted to a campaign to split his native region of Xinjiang away from China. (AP Photo/Jack Chang)URUMQI, China (AP) — A prominent Muslim Uighur scholar being tried on separatism charges told a court in far western China that he never advocated the overthrow of Chinese rule in his native Xinjiang, according to his lawyer.


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The euro tumbled to 0.7809 pounds in early Tokyo trade, down from 0.7882 pounds and its lowest level since July 2012Tokyo (AFP) - The British pound surged to a more than two-year high against the euro Friday, while it also rallied against the dollar as early results suggested Scotland will vote against independence from the United Kingdom.


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