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Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 21 21 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 | 269 269 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 | 301 301 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 | 342 342 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...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
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Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
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Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 314 314 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...
Wage and Hours Cases Setting Precedents for Tipped Employees
May 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 491 491 recommendations | email to a friend
  Restaurant owners are subject to numerous regulations they must comply with and as various cases are litigated, rulings establish new precedents that can change how the industry does business. Ma...
What you need to know about landing a job most don`t know
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 515 515 recommendations | email to a friend
Hello everyone  Shirley & Albert  {More about us from the link) Invite You to join us. Our second up coming event which will be on "New Strategies for employment & higher clientele methods plus mor...

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Plans for New Maspeth High School Downsized
DOE axes intermediate school from proposal
Jan 21, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cops Indicted in Bogus Drug Bust
Last week, a Queens County grand jury indicted two New York City police officers following an investigation into an undercover buy-and-bust operation at an Elmhurst bar. Henry Tavarez, 27, of New Y...
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Monserrate Sworn In, Still Under Suspicion
Former Councilman Hiram Monserrate was sworn into office as a State Senator representing the 13th Senatorial District, succeeding the recently resigned John Sabini. Monserrate takes office under a ...
Jan 14, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man Convicted of Kidnapping, Faces Murder in Unrelated Case
A Queens man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the 2005 kidnapping of a York College student who was returning home from classes. Darryl Littlejohn, 44, was convicted in October ...
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Despite Troubling Signs, BP Says Boro Strong
Queens Borough President Helen Marshall delivered her seventh annual State of the Borough address on Tuesday in the Colden Center at Queens College, her alma mater. Among those in attendance were l...
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Maurice Makeover
Street project could alleviate flooding
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104th Blotter
12/29/08 - 01/04/09
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DOE Racing to Finish New Schools by September
Three western Queens school projects total $128 million
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Flood Waters Receding
City's Sustainable Stormwater Management Plan relies on green tech
Jan 07, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Blotter
12/22 - 12/28
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MTA Releases Fare Hike Proposals
Four different options would all increase fares
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Girl Scouts Bake Muffins at the Ronald McDonald House
Junior Girl Scout Troop 4417 and Brownie Troop 4414 of St. Margaret's Parish in Middle Village visited the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island and baked muffins for the families who are staying th...
Dec 30, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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2008: Year in Review
With 2008 coming to a close, the Queens Ledger decided to take a look back at a few of the stories that shaped the year. Some New Faces in Albany Generally speaking, incumbents in Queens politics d...
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Parents Take the Lead in Learning
Volunteers lend a helping hand in the classroom
Dec 30, 2008 | 1 1 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robbers on Loose
Authorities are on the hunt for several individuals wanted in connection with seven armed robberies throughout Brooklyn and Queens. Police are looking for two to four men who have primarily targete...
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Pallbearers carry a coffin towards a hearse during a ceremony to mark the return of the first bodies, of passengers and crew killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, from Ukraine at Eindhoven military air base, Netherlands, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. After being removed from the planes, the bodies were taken in a convoy of hearses to a military barracks in the central city of Hilversum, where forensic experts will begin the painstaking task of identifying the bodies and returning them to their loved ones. (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind.


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Tickets are offered for sale through StubHub on July 23, 2014 in Chicago, IllinoisCriminal charges were filed Wednesday against six people in what authorities said was a global cyber-crime ring that created fraudulent e-tickets for major concerts and sporting events. According to the Manhattan district attorney's office, the cyber-gang was able to hack into the ticketing group StubHub, a unit of eBay, to take over user accounts, steal personal information and create fraudulent electronic tickets to concerts by Elton John and Jay-Z, sporting events including Yankees baseball games, and Broadway shows such as "Book of Mormon." An estimated 1,600 StubHub users had their accounts compromised in the scheme, according to the investigation by US, British, Canadian and other law enforcement authorities. "Today's arrests and indictment connect a global network of hackers, identity thieves, and money-launderers who victimized countless individuals in New York and elsewhere," District Attorney Cyrus Vance said in a statement.


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Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, joined at right by incoming Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy of Calif., talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, following a Republican strategy session. House Republicans want to slash President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, speed young migrants back home to Central America, and send in the National Guard. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — At an impasse on immigration, House Republicans and Senate Democrats advanced competing proposals Wednesday for dealing with tens of thousands of young migrants showing up at the southern border. Each side quickly ruled the other's approach unacceptable, leaving a solution a remote possibility with Congress' annual August recess looming.


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