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This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 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 | 41 41 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 | 40 40 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 | 288 288 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 | 320 320 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 | 363 363 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 | 365 365 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 | 818 818 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 | 335 335 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 | 505 505 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
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...
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...
Jan 14, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maurice Makeover
Street project could alleviate flooding
Jan 14, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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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
Jan 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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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
Jan 07, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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DAKAR (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Saturday that its experts had located the second black box from the Air Algerie flight that crashed in the West African country of Mali earlier this week. Initial evidence taken from the remote crash site indicates that the aircraft broke apart when it smashed to the ground early on Thursday morning, making an attack appear unlikely. The death toll of 118 includes 54 French citizens. French President Francois Hollande said on Friday that the first of the black box recorders had been found and would be analysed. ...
2014-07-26 09:59:48 -0400
By Noah Browning BEIT HANOUN Gaza Strip (Reuters) - Palestinian refugees from Israel's Gaza offensive emerged from shelters as a brief truce began on Saturday to find many neighborhoods destroyed and animals roaming the streets unattended. The Kefarneh family trudged back to Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip along with other refugees sheltering in United Nations schools to see if their homes still stood. The 12-hour humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Palestinian militants came as the United States and regional powers urgently sought a way to end almost three weeks of conflict that has killed almost a thousand Palestinians, most of them civilians, and 39 Israelis, mostly soldiers. Palestinian medics said 85 bodies had so far been pulled from the rubble on Saturday in border areas of the Gaza Strip, where Israeli forces appeared to have largely withdrawn.
2014-07-26 09:59:42 -0400
Nigeria's Islamist militant group Boko Haram has carried out two cross-border attacks into Cameroon since Friday, killing at least four soldiers and prompting the Cameroonian army to send reinforcements to the area, army sources said on Saturday. Under pressure from neighbouring Nigeria to do more to counter Islamist insurgents, Cameroon has deployed over 1,000 soldiers along its remote jungle border. Nigeria believes Boko Haram wants to use Cameroon as a rear base as it strives to carve out an Islamic state. Cameroonian regional military commander Colonel Felix Nji Formekong confirmed to Reuters by telephone that four soldiers had been killed in clashes with Boko Haram fighters at the village of Bargaram, without giving further detail.
2014-07-26 09:59:27 -0400