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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
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 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 | 170 170 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
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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
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 226 226 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 $$
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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
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 509 509 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 | 544 544 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 | 518 518 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...

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Frances Maciewski
Frances Maciewski passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2013 at the age of 95. Beloved Wife of the late Francis Maciewski . Loving Mother of Eileen Maciewski and the late William Maciewski. Dear Sister...
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Gia Allemand
Gia Allemand passed away in New Orleans, LA on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at the age of 29. Loving Girlfriend “Petrie” of Ryan “Snuggy” Anderson. Beloved Daughter and little princess of Donna Miche...
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Jason Talley
Jason Talley of Ridgewood passed away on August 3, 2013 at the age of 30. He was a native of Maryland. He was the beloved husband of Jaclyn Brown-Talley. Loving son of Rochell and Lorraine Talley. ...
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Angelo R. Mattia
Angelo R. Mattia of Bethpage, NY passed away on Thursday, August 01, 2013 at the age of 77. Beloved Husband of Rose Mattia. Loving Father of Anthony Mattia and Danny Mattia and Father-in-Law of Pam...
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Dorothy Ann McManus
Dorothy Ann McManus passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of the late James T. McManus . Loving Mother of Dorothy Paroulek, James McManus, Kevin T. McManus, Maureen...
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Lucia Insinga
Lucia Insinga passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at the age of 73. Beloved Wife of the late Pietro Insinga. Loving Mother of Joseph Insinga and Anthony Insinga and Mother-in-Law of Tania and Tin...
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Fulgencio Reillo Jimenez
Fulgencio Reillo Jimenez passed away on Monday, July 29, 2013 at the age of 54. Beloved Son of Carmen M. Jimenez and the late Fulgencio Reillo. Loving Brother of William Reillo, Harry Reillo, Jose ...
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Grace A. DiGiorgio
Grace A. DiGiorgio passed away on Monday, July 29, 2013 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of the late Romolo. Loving Mother of Elvira. Cherished Grandmother of Chase. Religious Services were offered a...
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Joan Koslow
Joan Koslow passed away on Sunday, August 04, 2013 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Michael J. Koslow. Loving Mother of Denise Casey, Michael J. Koslow and the late Joseph Koslow and Moth...
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Martha Louise Prendergast
Martha Louise Prendergast passed away on Monday, July 08, 2013 at the age of 78. Beloved Wife of Patty P. Loving Mother of Patrick Prendergast, Thomas Prendergast and James Prendergast. Cherished G...
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Thomas J. Holewienko
Thomas J. Holewienko passed away on Monday, July 08, 2013 at the age of 82. Beloved Brother of Jane Massaro and the late Mary Cross, Anne Mela, Josie Holewienko, Benjamin Holewienko, and Frank Hole...
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Oscar Rotinsulu
Oscar Rotinsulu passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013 at the age of 62. Beloved Husband of Amalia S. Rotinsulu. Loving Father of Inda Rotinsulu, Intan Rotinsulu and Bianca Rotinsulu. Cherished Godfa...
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Dorothy Kolesar
Dorothy Kolesar passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at the age of 83. Loving Sister of Eugene Kolesar. Cherished Aunt of Lynnann, Karen, Michael, Eileen, and Adrian. Mass of Christian Burial was...
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Madeline Egan
Madeline Egan passed away on Friday, July 26, 2013 at the age of 64. Beloved Wife of Paul. Loving Mother of Paul and Christopher Egan. Cherished Grandmother of Paul. Dear Sister of Michael Olszewsk...
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Eleftherios Martakis
Eleftherios Martakis passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013 at the age of 90. Beloved Husband of the late Evanthia Martakis. Loving Father of Nicholas Martakis and Michael Martakis and Father-in-Law ...
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Rockets launched from Gaza Strip towards Israel is seen as rocket by Iron Dome anti-missile system is fired to intercept, before five-day ceasefire was due to expireBy Nidal al-Mughrabi and Allyn Fisher-Ilan GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets at Israel for a second day on Wednesday after fighting resumed with the collapse of truce talks and an Israeli air strike that killed three people in Gaza. Charging that Israel had "opened a gateway to hell", Hamas's armed wing vowed to target Israel's Ben-Gurion International Airport with rocket fire, possibly to retaliate for what Hamas was quoted by Israeli media as saying was an Israeli attempt to assassinate its top militant leader, Mohammed Deif, in a Gaza City strike.


2014-08-20 00:25:39 -0400

In this Friday, May 27, 2011, file photo, journalist James Foley responds to questions during an interview with The Associated Press, in Boston. A video by Islamic State militants that purports to show the killing of Foley by the militant group was released Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Foley, from Rochester, N.H., went missing in 2012 in northern Syria while on assignment for Agence France-Press and the Boston-based media company GlobalPost. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the extremists called retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The militants threatened to kill another captive they also identified as an American journalist.


2014-08-20 00:24:05 -0400

A demonstrator displays a sign during a protest in Ferguson, Missouri on August 18, 2014Police shot dead a knife-wielding man Tuesday near the U.S. town roiled by 10 days of protests over the police killing of an unarmed black teenager, threatening to further ratchet up tensions. It came as the attorney for the family of Michael Brown, who was shot dead by police in Ferguson on August 9, said that the 18-year-old college student's funeral would be held on Monday. Civic leaders in Ferguson, in Missouri, had called for "night-time quiet and reconciliation" after another night of protests and violence in the majority black town. The world's media descended on the street, dozens of reporters having been in nearby Ferguson covering the ongoing unrest that has cast an unfavorable light on the United States' racial divide, as well as law-enforcement tactics.


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