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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 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 | 87 87 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 | 644 644 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 | 139 139 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 | 135 135 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 | 175 175 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 | 176 176 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 | 241 241 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 | 234 234 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 | 320 320 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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Antonia (Tessie) Novosedlik
Antonia (Tessie) Novosedlik passed away on February 12, 2011 at the age of 92. She was the beloved wife of the late John. Loving mother of John, Joanne, Alice & Marty Sullivan. Cherished grandmothe...
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Evanthia Martakis
Evanthia Martakis passed away on Monday, January 24, 2011 at the age of 88 in Fort Myers, FL. . She was the beloved Wife of Eleftherios . Loving Mother of Nicholas Martakis and Michael Martakis and...
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Mary B. McGrath (nee Donnelly)
Mary B. McGrath (nee Donnelly) passed away on Wednesday, February 02, 2011 at the age of 74. Formerly of Clonelly, County Longford, Ireland. Beloved Wife of Anthony. Loving Mother of Mary LeBourhis...
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John Josephides
John Josephides passed away on Monday, January 31, 2011 at the age of 84. He was the beloved Husband of the late Theodora. Loving Father of Amelia Monis and Mary Flouras and Father-in-Law of Argyri...
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Frank “Sonny” DeTurris
Frank “Sonny” DeTurris passed away on Sunday, February 06, 2011 at the age of 67. He was the beloved Father of Toni Ann and Anthony. Cherished Grandfather of Megan, Catlin, Joseph, Dakota and Jaden...
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Joseph F. Flaherty
Joseph F. Flaherty May 20, 1918 - January 26, 2009 In Loving Memory of Dad and Pops Two years have gone by without you. Tears and sadness still fill our hearts. It seems like only yesterday the aro...
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Antonio Pecorella
Antonio Pecorella of Ridgewood passed away on January 18, 2011 at the age of 56. He was the beloved husband of the late Lydia Carillo. Devoted father of Zulma DeJesus, Ronnie Reres, Debra Gonzales,...
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Elsie Baron
Elsie Baron died January 24, 2011 at age 95. She was born August 12, 1915 in Bruce Crossing, Michigan. After graduation from Ewen High School, she moved to New York, where she has been a resident f...
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Daniel J. Zink
Daniel J. Zink passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2011 passed away on 62. He was the beloved Husband of Dorothy. Loving Father of Daniel Zink, Krista Sampogna, Andrea Evert and the late Michael Z...
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Stella Faszczewski
Stella Faszczewski passed away on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at the age of 90. She was the beloved Wife of the late Roman. Loving Mother of Christine Cinquemani, Irene Meyer and Cookie Colfin. Che...
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Dolores M. Percudani
Dolores M. Percudani passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at the age of 83. She was the beloved Wife of Paul. Loving Mother of Anne Denise McLnnis and Mother-in-Law of Michael. Dear Sister of ...
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Virginia Bonsignore
Virginia Bonsignore passed away on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at the age of 92. Loving Sister of Mary Bonsignore and the late Anthony, Ignazio and Frank. Cherished Aunt. Mass of Christian Burial w...
Jan 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anthony J. Tropiano
Anthony J. Tropiano passed away on Sunday, January 16, 2011 at the age of 88. He was the beloved Husband of Anna. Loving Father of Daniel Tropiano, Connie Veneziano, Chris Tropiano and Joseph Tropi...
Jan 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Antonio Pecorella
Antonio Pecorella of Ridgewood passed away on January 18, 2011 at the age of 56. He was the beloved husband of the late Lydia Carrrillo. Devoted father of Zulma DeJesus, Ronnie Reres, Debra Gonzale...
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Anna M. Casale
Anna M. Casale passed away on Sunday November 21, 2010. She was the beloved Wife of Joseph, Loving Mother of Joseph (Jessica) and the late Elizabeth. Cherished Grandmother of Courtney and Lindsey. ...
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U.S. Ryder Cup team captain Tom Watson, right, and European Ryder Cup team captain Paul McGinley shake hands by the trophy at the end of a press conference for the golf tournament in Gleneagles, Scotland, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. The U.S. team arrived for the Ryder Cup Monday, with the tournament starting on Friday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — European captain Paul McGinley is having second thoughts about a Rory McIlroy-Graeme McDowell partnership in the Ryder Cup.


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FILE - In this July 29, 2014, file photo, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Robert Menendez, left, D-N.J., talks with ranking member Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., on Capitol Hill in Washington. In the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Menendez and Corker say they'll draft a bill in the lame-duck session repealing what they call outdated authorizations for the use of force and replace them with a new one. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's Mideast war strategy isn't in the clear yet in Congress.


2014-09-22 12:20:55 -0400
DETROIT (AP) — The death toll from crashes involving General Motors small cars with faulty ignition switches is at least 21.
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