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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 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 | 66 66 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...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 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 | 284 284 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 | 289 289 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 | 540 540 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 | 573 573 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 | 593 593 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...

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Metropolitan Women Get Fit
New ladies-only gym opens in Forest Hills
Feb 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
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Book Rehashes Raucous Days of School Board 24, Subject Fire Back
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NYPD Gives Kids an Education in Jazz
There was nothing “blue” about the NYPD’s appearance at Bushwick’s P.S.147. Rather than the blues, the halls of the elementary school were filled with the swinging sounds of the last century’s best...
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Queens Businesses Learn to Go Green
Summit gives companies chance to become more eco-conscious and profitable
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Rosetta Wines is Pleasing to the Palate
Store offers fine wines without the pressure
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Brooklyn Artist Named to State Council
Last week, State Senator Velmanette Montgomery named Brooklyn artist Danny Simmons as a member of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). Simmons is the vice-chairman and co-founder of Rush...
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Rap Video Highlights East New York Violence
Controversial video has community in uproar
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Expat Burmese Keep Pressure on Regime
The Woodside-based pro-democracy activists of Burma Point took their new year fundraiser to a loft in SoHo Saturday night. At the reception, attendees sampled a buffet of American offerings and Bur...
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Tablao Flamenco in Astoria - Friday, January 9th
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Bolero Dance Company and Spanish Benevolent Society-Centro Español proudly present TABLAO FLAMENCO IN ASTORIA, Friday, January 9, 2009 at 8:30 pm. Tablao Flamenco in ...
Dec 29, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Tech, Woodhull Team Up for Health
New York City College of Technology (City Tech) has partnered with Woodhull Medical Center to establish a Radiology Learning Lab on the premises of the hospital. The lab is designed to promote a le...
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Clubhouse Opens at Dyker Beach Golf Course
$15 million renovation project complete
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Santa Not the Only One With a Checklist
City hospitals work to eliminate fatal errors
Dec 17, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Artisans Shine Bright
Designers spread the word about the neighborhood Astoria just might be the next fashion center of New York City, and local merchants made their case for that designation last Tuesday night. “Starry...
Dec 10, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Newly Opened Gym Shaping Up Nicely
Queens residents have a new place to work off their Black Friday stuffing and yam guilt thanks to two couples with a passion for fitness. Mike Romer and Vinny Ruddy and their wives Maria and Kriste...
Nov 26, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bushwick Homecomings on DVD
Brooklyn-born filmmaker Stefanie Joshua recently celebrated the official DVD release of her acclaimed documentary film “Bushwick Homecomings” with a reception/screening at the Brooklyn Moon Café on...
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Fishermen collect dead "popocha" fish at the Cajititlan lagoon in Tlajomulco de Zuniga, Jalisco State, Mexico, on September 1, 2014Fishermen used shovels, wheel-carts and trucks in western Mexico to pull tons of dead fish out of a lagoon that has been the scene of four fish kills this year. Authorities are investigating whether negligence at wastewater treatment plants was to blame after millions of fresh water fish locally known as "popocha" began to float up in the Cajititlan lagoon last week. Some 130 fishermen from the town of Tlajomulco continued to pull dead fish out of the water on Monday and buried them in pits, removing some 53 tons so far, according to the Jalisco state environment agency.


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Department of Defense spokesman said. "We are assessing the results of the operation and will provide additional information as and when appropriate," Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a statement. Al Shabaab is an Islamist group affiliated with al Qaeda that wants to impose its own strict version of Islam in Somalia. It ruled most of the southern region of Somalia from 2006 until 2011, when African peacekeeping troops marched into the capital, Mogadishu.
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