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"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 717 717 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 205 205 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 201 201 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who be...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 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
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 273 273 recommendations | email to a friend
  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...

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William DeCota, 51, Heralded as Guiding Light of Queens Boy Scouts
Queens Boy Scout Council Head Dies
Sep 14, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough President Endorsement: Helen Marshall
In making our endorsements this election year, we have had to tackle the difficult issue of term limits and backing any incumbent who is taking advantage of the change in law to run for a third ter...
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Queens Ledger Glendale Register Leader Observer Endorse Donna Marie Caltabiano
The indictment of former 38th District Assemblyman Anthony Seminerio for fraud and extortion confirmed a lot of the stereotypes the public has about politicians. They often include corruption and s...
Sep 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Somber 9/11 Memorial in Maspeth
A crowd of about 100 gathered Thursday at the intersection of 69th Street and Grand Avenue in Maspeth to mark the anniversary of September 11, 2001. The eight-year anniversary of the tragic events ...
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104th Blotter
08/30/2009 - 09/07/2009
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Don't chuck it, donate old cell
Program aids soldiers abroad
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Endorsement Public Advocate: Norman Siegel
Best suited out of talented field
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ENDORSEMENT: COMPTROLLER
John Liu
Sep 03, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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ENDORSEMENT: 25TH DISTRICT
Daniel Dromm
Sep 02, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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LoCascio named head of Maspeth Lions
Maspeth resident Mike LoCascio was installed as president of the Maspeth Lions Club this week at O’Neills Restaurant. Here is he pictured with Councilwoman Liz Crowley. Crowley commented that LoCas...
Sep 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traffic mayhem on Woodhaven Blvd.
DOT study finds problems, pedestrian accidents
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MidVille traffic fix
DOT agrees to alleviate traffic woes
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104th Blotter
08/24/2009 - 08/30/2009
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Budget hearing on tap for CB5
Community Board 5 will hold its annual Capital and Expense Budget hearing on Wednesday, September 9, one District Manager Gary Giordano said is among the most important meetings all year. The meeti...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
08/17/2009 - 08/23/2009
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US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power arrives at the 69th United Nations General Assembly in New YorkBy Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States warned South Sudan's president and rebel leader on Tuesday to engage in serious peace talks to end nearly a year of violence in the world's newest state or face United Nations sanctions. Fighting erupted in December in South Sudan - which declared independence from Sudan in 2011 - after months of political tension between President Salva Kiir and his sacked deputy and political rival, Riek Machar. Peace talks brokered by African regional bloc IGAD resumed last week. U.S. ...


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A general view of the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in DallasBy Julie Steenhuysen and Sharon Begley (Reuters) - A man who flew from Liberia to Texas has become the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus to be diagnosed in the United States, health officials said on Tuesday, a sign the outbreak ravaging West Africa may spread globally. The patient sought treatment six days after arriving in Texas on Sept. 20, Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), told reporters. He was admitted two days later to an isolation room at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. U.S. ...


2014-10-01 02:41:32 -0400

A general view of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in AtlantaBy Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Efforts to contain the Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal appear to have succeeded, even as the virus continues to spread in the hardest-hit West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, U.S. and African health officials said on Tuesday. In Nigeria, no new cases of Ebola have occurred since August 31, "suggesting that the Ebola outbreak in Nigeria might have been contained," according to one of three reports released on Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ...


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