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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 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 | 177 177 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 | 220 220 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 | 285 285 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 | 539 539 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 | 570 570 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 | 590 590 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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‘Heartbreak Bandit’ Strikes Maspeth Bank
On Valentine's Day morning, while most Maspeth residents prepared themselves for romance, an armed robber stormed the Valley National Bank on Grand Avenue and made of with roughly $11,000 in cash. ...
Feb 17, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cord Pulled on Ailing Queens Hospitals
Staff 7 leaders mourn, vow to continue the fight
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Maspeth Lions to Host Art Auction
The first event to be held by the Maspeth Lions Club this year will be the Marlin Art Auction on Saturday, March 7, at St. Stanislaus Parish Hall. Held in conjunction with St. Stanislaus Parish, th...
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104th Blotter
2/9 - 2/15
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CB5 Still Has Hope for Local High School
Tables vote pending meeting between Crowley & Klein
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Looks Like We Have a ‘Schwinn’-er
Zara Nappa was the lucky winner of a brand new Schwinn bicycle at the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony hosted by the Maspeth Chamber of Commerce this past season. The bike was generously donat...
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Queens Hospitals in Chapter 11
St. John's, Mary Immaculate file for bankruptcy
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Busy Times Ahead for GCOP
Recession sparks fear of increased crime
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
Week of 2/2 - 2/8
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Immigrants Save in Maspeth
New Polish and Slavic Credit Union opens on Grand Avenue
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O’Neill’s Chicken Wings: Too Hot For Maspeth?
What is the problem with wings? That’s the question George O’Neill is asking himself after his popular Maspeth restaurant and sports bar, simply called O’Neill’s, has come under fire for its popula...
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Lost in the Cosmo
Feds say 'Mini-Madoff' bilked millions out of investors
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St. Adalbert's Graced for a Day
Brooklyn Diocese Auxiliary Bishop Cisneros visits school
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Date Set for CB5 Meeting
The monthly meeting of Community Board 5 will be held on Wednesday, February 11, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will include two public hearings, and will be conducted in the Christ the King Hi...
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Middle Village Boy and Friend Killed in Hit & Run
Pair was returning from party when hit by drunk driver
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By Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A Somali clan leader who fought for years to retake a strategic southern port city he once controlled has laid down arms and joined talks, bolstering government efforts to show it can restore order to a chaotic nation. The fate of the city of Kismayu and the surrounding region of Jubbaland is seen as a test of Mogadishu's skill in building a federal system of government and pacifying a nation fought over for more than two decades by warlords and Islamist rebels. Dozens of people were killed in clashes last year when Barre Hirale's forces battled to regain control of Kismayu from the Ras Kamboni militia loyal to Ahmed Madobe, who had been chosen in May by a regional assembly to preside over Jubbaland. The African Union force AMISOM, which has been involved in reconciliation efforts, said Hirale and nearly 100 members of his militia gave up their weapons on Saturday after discussions with clan elders and Somali federal government delegations.
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Pro-democracy lawmaker Lee Cheuk Yan, center, is taken away by security guards after a protest against Li Fei, deputy secretary general of the National People’s Congress' Standing Committee, in Hong Kong Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. China's legislature on Sunday ruled out allowing open nominations in the inaugural election for Hong Kong's leader, saying they would create a "chaotic society." Democracy activists in the Asian financial hub responded by saying that a long-threatened mass occupation of the heart of the city "will definitely happen." (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.


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By Mathieu Bonkoungou OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Niger's parliament speaker and leading opposition figure Hama Amadou, who is wanted for questioning in his home country on suspicion of involvement in baby-trafficking, has flown to Europe, officials in Burkina Faso said on Sunday. Hama, a former ally turned political rival of President Mahamadou Issoufou, had fled to the Burkinabe capital Ouagadougou on Thursday after parliamentary leaders in Niger authorised his arrest. "He left Ouagadougou on Friday night on a Brussels Airlines flight to Brussels," a senior security source told Reuters.
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