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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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 | 31 31 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 | 590 590 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 | 81 81 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 | 81 81 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 | 118 118 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 | 120 120 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 | 184 184 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 | 190 190 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 | 285 285 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...

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Santa Escalera
Santa Escalera passed away July 16, 2009 in Manchester, NH at the age of 94. She was the beloved Wife of the late Pedro. Loving Mother of Hilda Milian, Carmen Rosa, Lydia Ortiz, Naomi Conde, Hilda ...
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Anna Vitale
Anna Vitale passed away on July 22, 2009 at the age of 96. She was the beloved Sister of the late Victoria Vitale. Cherished Aunt of numerous nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial was offe...
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Mary L. Kulsa
Mary L. Kulsa passed away on July 26, 2009 in New Britain, PA at the age of 93. She was the beloved Wife of the late Stanley Sr. Loving Mother of Stanley Jr. and Carol Ann Klosinski. Cherished Gran...
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Berta Pfeiffer
Berta Pfeiffer passed away on July 18, 2009. She was the beloved Cousin of Maria Glock. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under the direction of...
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Joseph G. Hoge
Joseph G. Hoge passed away on July 12, 2009. He was the beloved husband of Anni. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery under the direction of Hess-Mi...
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Carmen Arocho
Carmen Arocho passed away on July 16, 2009. She was devoted Mother of Brenda, Carmen, Edgar and Victor. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under ...
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Wayne P. Brosnan
Wayne P. Brosnan passed away on July 11, 2009. He was the dear Brother of Gerald & Thomas. Service was offered at St. Marks Church. Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery under the direction of Hess-...
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Frances Gwiazdzinski
Frances Gwiazdzinski passed away on July 11, 2009. She was the beloved Aunt of Ann Serles, Paula Herling, Jill Sheppard, Bernadette Capozzi, Jane Little, Rev. John Harmon, and Philip, Edward and An...
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Victoria H. David
Victoria H. David passed away on July 14, 2009 at the age of 91. She was the beloved Mother of Sandra Y. Chevannes, Carmen Johnson and the late Alberto R. David. Loving Stepmother of Samuel. Cheris...
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Nicholas Pepe
Nicholas Pepe passed away on July 15, 2009 at the age of 65. He was the beloved Husband of Margaret. Loving Father of Victor and Salvatore and Father-in-Law of Michelle and Jaclyn. Cherished Grandf...
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Marie-Helene Jean-Francois
Marie-Helene Jean-Francois passed away on July 10, 2009 at the age of 69. She was the devoted Mother of Benoit Lange. Services were offered at Our Lady of The Miraculous Medal Church. Cremation was...
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Casto Gonzalez
Casto Gonzalez passed away on July 7, 2009. He was the devoted Father of David Gonzalez. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under the direction of Hess-Miller Funeral Home, 64-19 Metropolitan Av...
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Mary Colleen Dunlap
Mary Colleen Dunlap passed away on July 2, 2009 at the age of 51. She was the devoted Mother of Michael and Jack Ehrhardt. Dear Sister of John Albinson and David Albinson. Cremation was in Fresh Po...
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Jean Heller
Jean Heller of Ridgewood passed away on July 7, 2009 at the age of 62. A native of Queens, she was the devoted Mother of Kristina Borisuck & Frank. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under the d...
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Edward F. Jourdan
Edward F. Jourdan passed away on July 10, 2009 at the age of 92. He was the beloved Husband of Edith-Marie. Services were offered at St. Benedict RC Church. Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery und...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 file photo, Nicki Minaj seen at X Versus Versace after party in New York. A federal judge in Atlanta has tossed out a lawsuit filed against rapper Minaj by her former wig designer. In a lawsuit in February, Terrence Davidson accused Onika Maraj, who uses the stage name "Nicki Minaj," and Pink Personality LLC of breaking implied contracts, reneging on discussions to launch a reality TV show and a wig line, and misappropriating his designs. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, file)ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge in Atlanta has tossed out a lawsuit filed against rapper Nicki Minaj by her former wig designer.


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BOSTON (AP) — There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center.
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Secretary of State John Kerry, right, speaks with House Foreign Affairs Committee ranking member Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, after a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing. At the hearing, Kerry sought to push back on an argument by some in Congress that Syria's rebels lack moderates, or at least any with the capacity to make a difference in the war. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)The Senate has approved a plan for the military to train and equip Syrian rebels, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama's signature.


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