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This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 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 | 38 38 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...
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Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 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 | 318 318 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 | 361 361 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…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 363 363 recommendations | email to a friend
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.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 816 816 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 333 333 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 | 504 504 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...

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Moya Endorsed by Velasquez in Special Election
Says he will bring new energy to City Council as Monserrate’s replacement
Jan 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Queens Hospitals on Life Support
Dire financial situation could close force closure by end of February
Jan 21, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plans for New Maspeth High School Downsized
DOE axes intermediate school from proposal
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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...
Jan 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 66 66 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
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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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Investigators gather at the scene of a fatal accident in North Philadelphia, Friday July 25, 2014. Two children were killed and three people critically injured when a hijacked car lost control and hit a group of people near a fruit stand, according to police. (AP Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.


2014-07-26 01:51:42 -0400
More than 850 government workers in China's southern province of Guangdong have been forced out of their jobs as part of an anti-crackdown on officials whose spouses and children have emigrated abroad. An investigation by the provincial government identified 2,190 "naked officials" and 866 of them have been removed from their posts, according to a report posted on the Guangdong government's official news portal on Friday and carried in local media on Saturday. State media have reported that so-called naked officials will not be considered for promotion, as they are viewed as flight risks whose ability to escape overseas could make them more inclined to engage in acts of corruption. Xinhua said naked officials were a serious problem in Guangdong, which borders Hong Kong.
2014-07-26 01:33:11 -0400

Amidst the morning fog, smoke from an Israeli strike rises over Gaza City, Saturday, July 26, 2014. Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal. Hours after the U.S.-led efforts stalled, the two sides agreed to a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire to begin Saturday. However, the temporary lull was unlikely to change the trajectory of the current hostilities amid ominous signs that the Gaza war is spilling over into the West Bank. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire has begun to allow civilians in Gaza to receive aid and evacuate to safer areas.


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