blog roll
our featured bloggers
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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 | 562 562 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...
Recent Supreme Court Ruling on Homecare Union Dues Requirement
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Business Employment Attorney in Queens, NY Many employers are interested to know about cases that affect the power of unions. For decades, unions have challenged employers through disputes or ongoi...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 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 | 53 53 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 | 90 90 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 | 97 97 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 | 161 161 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 | 169 169 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 | 275 275 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...

more blogs

obituaries
Frank J. Bruno
Frank J. Bruno of Ridgewood passed away on July 28, 2009 at the age of 57. He was the beloved husband of Joan. Devoted father of Christofer and Nicole. Dear brother of Michael. Mr. Bruno was retire...
Aug 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Matthew Wnukowski
Matthew Wnukowski passed away on July 30, 2009 at the age of 82. He was the beloved husband of the late Doris. Loving father of Deborah Mars and Karen Paoletti. Father-in-law of Anthony and Lou. Ch...
Aug 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Fernando Rodriguez
Fernando Rodriguez passed away on July 29, 2009 at the age of 57. He was the beloved husband of Lucy. Loving father of Marlene and Nessa. Dear brother of Lisa Curtis, Quira Nieves and Bruny Cardona...
Aug 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Fernando Rodriguez
Fernando Rodriguez passed away on July 29, 2009 at the age of 57. He was the beloved husband of Lucy. Loving father of Marlene and Nessa. Dear brother of Lisa Curtis, Quira Nieves and Bruny Cardona...
Aug 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Joseph Augugliaro
Joseph Augugliaro passed away on July 29, 2009 at the age of 68. He was the beloved husband of Monserrate Cruz. Loving stepfather of Magali, Edwin and Yahaira. Cherished grandfather of Nicole, Edwi...
Aug 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Richard Y. Chin
Richard Y. Chin passed away on July 29, 2009 at the age of 82. He was the beloved husband of Violet. Loving father of Sumoy Lee, May Leong and Beverly Tam. A cremation service was held at Fresh Pon...
Aug 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Joseph Ortiz
Joseph Ortiz passed away on August 4, 2009 at the age of 92. He was the beloved Husband of the late Nancy P. Loving Father of Michael Ortiz and Sr. Mary Ann Miguel. Cherished Grandfather of Tina Ma...
Aug 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Ann DiBella
Ann DiBella passed away on July 24, 2009 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Leonardo. Devoted Mother of Donna & Marie Solomonk & the late Leonard. Loving Grandmother of Anthony,...
Jul 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Joseph C. Hess
Joseph C. Hess retired assist. Chief of F.D.N.Y. Passed away at the age of 85. He was the beloved Husband of Madeline. Service was offered at Trinity St. Andrews Lutheran Church. Interment was in A...
Jul 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Jack Virga
Jack Virga passed away on July 20, 2009 at the age of 71. He was the beloved Husband of Joy. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under the directi...
Jul 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Evelyn Sandoval
Evelyn Sandoval passed away on July 20, 2009 at the age of 58. She was the beloved Wife of Enrique. Devoted Mother of Enrique, Sinnel, Xavier and Suneyda. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral...
Jul 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Lorraine Tuthill
Lorraine Tuthill passed away on July 24, 2009 at the age of 81. She was beloved Wife of the late Walter. Devoted Mother of Walter, Gray Lorrie & Richie also survived by 10 Grandchildren and 6 Great...
Jul 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Sarah Zuchowski
Sarah Zuchowski passed away on July 25, 2009 at the age of 81. She was beloved Wife of Kazimierz. Devoted Mother of Marina & Karen. Dear Sister of Phil, Kathleen, Theresa also survived by 3 Grandch...
Jul 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kathy Weydig
Kathy Weydig passed away on July 27, 2009 at the age of 65. She was the beloved Wife of William J. Loving Mother of William James Weydig, Christine Weydig and Irene Weydig-Konopka. Dear Sister of F...
Jul 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Elizabeth Racz
Elizabeth Racz passed away on July 19, 2009 at the age of 86. She was the beloved Wife of the late Theodore. Loving Mother of Gabor Galgo. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Adalbert’s C...
Jul 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

President Barack Obama speaks at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Obama traveled to the CDC, to address the Ebola crisis and announced that he is sending 3,000 American troops to West Africa nations fight the spread of the Ebola epidemic. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control.


2014-09-16 20:11:17 -0400

FILE - In this May 29, 2013, file photo, Atlanta Hawks general managerr Danny Ferry waits during a news conference in Atlanta. Ferry has taken an indefinite leave of absence after making racially charged comments about a potential free agent. (AP Photo/David Tulis, File)ATLANTA (AP) — Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday he has already talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks and expects a sale of the team to move quickly after racially charged comments by owner Bruce Levenson and general manager Danny Ferry.


2014-09-16 20:08:55 -0400

In this photo provided by Daniel J. Haus, attorney for the family, is Bryce Masters with his mother, Stacy Masters. The FBI is investigating after a police officer in suburban Kansas City, Missouri, used a stun gun to subdue 17-year-old Bryce during a traffic stop Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, leaving him hospitalized in critical condition. (AP Photo/family photo via Daniel Haus)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Doctors were trying Tuesday to awaken a suburban Kansas City teenager who was put in a medically induced coma after a police officer critically injured him with a stun gun in an incident the FBI is investigating.


2014-09-16 20:08:14 -0400