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"Before" & "After" Man
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Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
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 | 144 144 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 | 193 193 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 | 185 185 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 | 221 221 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 | 215 215 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 | 278 278 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 | 262 262 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...

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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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History comes to life at St. Stan’s
Seventh graders get into character
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CB5 rezone could reach City Council by summer
City planners present plans at formal public hearing
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Mirror Mirror On The Move
Susan Sheane, proprietor of Mirror Mirror Salon on Dry Harbor Road in Middle Village, WASs inducted into membership of the Advantages Chapter of BNI, which features a group of more than a dozen bus...
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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...
May 12, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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A GRAND Re-Opening
Welcome Back, Maspeth Pizza!
May 05, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 63 63 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 | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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German retailers' sales rose by 2.5 percent in August compared with JulyFrankfurt (AFP) - German retail sales, a closely watched measure of household confidence, increased in August, official data showed on Tuesday.


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Umbrellas are set up on barricades during pro-democracy protests in the Central district of Hong KongHong Kong (AFP) - 06:21 GMT - AFP photographer Anthony Wallace reports seeing a pro-government man stirring up the crowd in Mongkok by telling them their efforts are fruitless and that they should go home.


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A man walks past a barricade setup by pro-democracy demonstrators in the Central district of Hong Kong on September 30, 2014Hong Kong (AFP) - Hong Kong's embattled leader called Tuesday for an immediate end to street demonstrations that have drawn tens of thousands and paralysed the city, but protesters refused to move until Beijing grants the financial hub genuine democracy.


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