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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 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 | 71 71 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 | 183 183 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 | 230 230 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 | 289 289 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 | 294 294 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 | 545 545 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 | 578 578 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 | 597 597 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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Prayers for a Brighter, Better New Year
Dear Editor: As we resolve to meet the opportunities and challenges of a new year, we renew our resolution to learn from past failures and commit to the improvement of our neighborhoods, cities and...
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Arthur Ponzi-relli
Dear Editor: Bernard Madoff has admitted perpetrating a Ponzi scheme and defrauding countless investors and retirees. Wikipedia defines a Ponzi scheme as a fraudulent investment operation that invo...
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What I Eat Has Nothing To Do With The Rest Of Your Afternoon
Dear Editor: With our government in deep debt, we ordinary citizens can think of lots of ways for our government to save money. You would think common sense would prevail in Washington DC, but that...
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Why Is the Bailout On Us?
Dear Editor, Does any one even care that those baby boomers who are not yet senior citizens (62 or 65) have to take money out of their pension checks to provide all this money for public transporta...
Dec 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Comp. Sez, “East River Tolls No Go”
Dear Editor: The importance of finding a solution to the region’s transit budget shortfall took on new urgency yesterday as the MTA approved a 23 percent fare hike and massive service cuts. While t...
Dec 23, 2008 | 1 1 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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No Budget Cuts
Dear Editor; Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that further budget cuts might be necessary. The problem is that these cuts could extend to the NYPD and the FDNY, which means layoffs and the closing of m...
Dec 17, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leaving the Chicken Coop to the Wolves
Dear Editor: Whatever form it takes, an essential part of the auto bailout should include corporate leadership change. In other words, the captain of the Exxon Valdez who ran the tanker into calami...
Dec 17, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Corpse of Habeas Corpus
Dear Editor: In a recent edition of your newspaper (December 4, 2008), a reader opinionated that it was “unconstitutional” to suspend the Writ of Habeas Corpus (Latin for “you have the body.”) Sect...
Dec 17, 2008 | 1 1 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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SNL Skit Takes Shot In The Dark, Misses The Mark
Dear Editor: I was offended by Saturday Night Live’s decision to portray Governor David Paterson as inept because of his visual impairment. While elected officials are certainly fair game for comed...
Dec 17, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Queens Icon Honored
To the Dear Panzarella Family: I was so very pleased to read of the Triangle being named in Honor of Attillio W. Panzarella, the Patriarch of your family. Although I only met him briefly, with his ...
Dec 10, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thanks For The Trees! Now We’ve Got To Hang On To Them
Dear Editor: I just wanted to commend and thank the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation’s Forestry Division for the great job that they did this week in planting new street trees in my section o...
Dec 10, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congestion Pricing By Any Other Name Is Just As Stinky
Dear Editor: On December 4, the Commission on MTA Financing chaired by former MTA Chairman Richard Ravitch released its proposals. It included an inefficient and inequitable toll tax that makes lit...
Dec 10, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Heart-breaking Holiday Death
Dear Editor: I have read many opinions on who was to blame for the death of Jdimytai Damour, the Walmart employee who was trampled to death. Some blame the store while others say it is the people w...
Dec 03, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maybe It Is Him After All
Dear Editor, Kudos to Tom Nolan’s 11/3 column, “Maybe it’s me”. Appearing in a later issue of your paper was a long-winded diatribe by a letter writer, deriding Mr. Nolan with such enthusiasm as to...
Dec 03, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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YOU Are the Eyesore!
Dear Editor: In response to last week’s Eyesore of the Week, I disagree with it and feel that people should be praised for hanging their clothes on a clothesline. Are you really concerned about the...
Dec 03, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Lufthansa cargo plane is loaded in the central German city of Frankfurt am Main, on March 23, 2011Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Lufthansa of Germany on Wednesday announced an air cargo tie up as they look to fight off intense competition from budget airlines on passenger routes. The airlines said they had won regulatory approval for the agreement, which will see them integrate network planning, pricing, sales and handling on all routes between Japan and Europe. "The two carriers aim to introduce the joint approach on shipments originating from Japan to Europe in winter 2014/2015 and for shipments from Europe to Japan in mid-2015," they said in a statement.


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Japan's Prime Minister Abe walks into the Prime Minister's official residence in TokyoJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe picked two veteran lawmakers with friendly ties to China for top party posts on Wednesday in an apparent signal of hope for a thaw in chilly ties with Beijing and a summit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping. The change in executives in Abe's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) is part of a broader leadership rejig, including a cabinet reshuffle, which is aimed at strengthening party unity and polishing Abe's image. Abe's new line-up faces a number of challenges, including how to repair ties with China that have been frayed by rows over disputed territory and Japan's wartime history, and whether to go ahead with a planned sales tax rise next year despite signs the economy is faltering. In a bid for party unity, the hawkish Abe tapped outgoing Justice Minister Sadakazu Tanigaki, his predecessor as LDP leader, for the key party post of secretary-general, the LDP's de facto election campaign chief.


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FILE - In this March 17, 2014 file photo, US actress Scarlett Johansson arrives on the red carpet for the French premiere of the film "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," at the Rex Cinema, in Paris. To keep private pictures private, never upload them online. That’s the advice experts offer after hackers broke into female celebrities’ personal accounts, stole nude photos and posted them online. Even though such hacking is illegal - the man who stole nude photos of Johansson was convicted of federal wiretapping and unauthorized access to a computer - ensuring that all the illicit images are removed from all the sites that posted them is a never-ending challenge that one expert likened to a game of “whack-a-mole.” (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon, file)LOS ANGELES (AP) — To keep private pictures private, never upload them online.


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