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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 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 | 59 59 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 | 308 308 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 | 341 341 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 | 385 385 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 | 388 388 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 | 840 840 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 | 353 353 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...

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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
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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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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is accusing Russia of violating a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach a "very serious matter."
2014-07-28 21:01:24 -0400

The Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose dribbles the ball during a USA Basketball minicamp scrimmage Monday, July 28, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Derrick Rose says he feels old.


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Shelly Sterling, 79, speaks at a news conference with her lawyer Pierce O'Donnell in Los AngelesBy Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The estranged wife of Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling can proceed with the record $2 billion sale of the NBA team despite her husband's objections, a judge ruled on Monday, in a likely coda to a case of lingering racism in American sports. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas said the deal struck by Shelly Sterling with former Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer was permissible and could be consummated even if Sterling, who has been banned for life from the National Basketball Association for racist remarks, chose to appeal. "She had every good reason to believe that Donald agreed to the sale of the team," said Levanas, who added that he found Donald Sterling's combative testimony at the emotionally charged nine-day trial "often evasive and inconsistent." The ruling was a major victory for an embarrassed NBA and Shelly Sterling, who had asked the probate judge to confirm her as the trustee of the family trust that owns the Clippers.


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