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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
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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
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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
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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
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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 $$
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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
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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…
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  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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Bravest, Finest assist in Haiti relief efforts
Have already pulled four alive from devastation
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Maspeth traffic study forum upcoming
DOT will host public discussion
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
1/11/10 - 1/17/10
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Not so fast on cuts to mass transit
Albany politicians vow to stop service cuts
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St. Stanislaus in Maspeth Inducts Hall of Fame Members At Gala
Today, there are nearly 250 students enrolled in kindergarten through eighth grade and the legacy of St. Stanislaus lives through the spirit of its volunteers and dedicated staff of educators. Thos...
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Last year one of the safest for Queens residents
Serious crime decreased across board
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Queens woman found brutally murdered
Cops suspect boyfriend, who has since fled US
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Community boards not happy with Ridgewood Reservoir plans
Lighting, ped bridge among sticking points
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Finding a solution to graffiti near Atlas Park
Despite community efforts, vandalism still an issue
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...And To All "A Good KNIGHT"!
A couple of our favorite local heroes were at it again this Christmas Eve, as Maspeth's KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS (Francis Cardinal Spellman Council 6014) made the rounds of the neighborhood Thursday nig...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
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Maspeth man recovering at EGH
A longtime Maspeth resident who was a ubiquitous figure on Grand Avenue had to be rushed to the emergency room on December 19. Tommy Dowd, 48, was admitted to Elmhurst General Hospital just after 1...
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Year in review (Queens Ledger)
The top five stories of 2009
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CURES claims “baseless”: New York and Atlantic
In exclusive interview, rail company says it runs an energy-efficient operation
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In this Aug. 29, 2014 photo, drivers enter the town of Waldo, Fla., where motorists can encounter many different speed limits in a roughly two-mile drive. The AAA auto club named the tiny town between Jacksonville and Gainesville one of only two “traffic traps” nationwide. The other town is nearby Lawtey. Now Waldo is facing a scandal over its traffic tickets. (AP Photo/Jason Dearen)WALDO, Fla. (AP) — The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55 mph; 55 becomes 45; then goes back to 55; then back down to 45; to 55 again and eventually, 35 mph.


2014-09-02 08:20:53 -0400

A worker dowses down the dusty entrance to a construction site in central LondonConstruction output in Britain grew at its fastest pace in seven months in August, boosting job creation but also putting strain on suppliers, industry data showed on Tuesday. Output grew in each of the housing, commercial and civil engineering markets, Markit said. British construction companies took a beating from the financial crisis and only began to grow strongly last year, helped by the economic recovery, low interest rates and programmes designed to boost demand for homes. "A broad-based upturn in construction demand has created a boom in job creation this summer, as construction companies look to replace capacity lost in the aftermath of the recession," said survey author Tim Moore.


2014-09-02 08:20:31 -0400
By Pavel Polityuk and Kiryl Sukhotski KIEV (Reuters) - Russian troops are strengthening their positions in eastern Ukraine and using aid shipments to smuggle in arms and other supplies to separatist forces, Kiev's military said on Tuesday. Military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said units of Russian troops had been identified in the big regional center of Donetsk, towns and villages to its east and in south-east areas near the Sea of Azov. Fifteen more Ukrainian servicemen were killed in fighting in the past 24 hours, Lysenko said. President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of "direct and undisguised aggression" in Kiev's five-month war against pro-Russian separatists.
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