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"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
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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 | 96 96 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 | 656 656 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 | 151 151 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 | 145 145 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 | 185 185 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 | 188 188 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 | 253 253 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 | 241 241 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...

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Luganda Merino
Luganda Merino passed away on August 8, 2009 at the age of 80. She was the beloved Wife of Ramon. Devoted Mother of Piedad Villamar, Carmen Ponce, Ramon O. Merino and Daysi Merino. Dear Sister of E...
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Jacqueline Roman
Jacqueline Roman of Ridgewood passed away on July 31, 2009 at the age of 42. She was the devoted mother of Jennifer Flores. Loving daughter of Merquiades Torres and David Roman. Dear sister of Loui...
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Joseph D. Griffith
Joseph D. Griffith passed away on July 31, 2009 at the age of 51. Dear brother of Mark Griffith. Service was offered at St. Mary Star of the Sea. Interment was in Pinelawn Memorial Park under the d...
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Ismael Serrano
Ismael Serrano passed away on August 2, 2009 at the age of 86. He was the beloved husband of Ramona. Devoted father of Carmen Siconolfi, Ismael, Sonia Reyes, Miriam Ortiz and the late David. Surviv...
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Rosina DeLorewzo
Rosina DeLorewzo passed away on July 27, 2009 at the age of 96. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank. Devoted mother of Anthony and John. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Ento...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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Uighur academic Ilham Tohti sits during his trial on separatism charges in Urumqi, Xinjiang regionBy Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court on Tuesday jailed for life the country's most prominent advocate for the rights of Muslim Uighur people, a sentence that rights advocates said sent a clear signal that the government is determined to suppress dissent. Economics professor Ilham Tohti, 44, stood trial for two days last week on separatism charges in the western region of Xinjiang. His case has provoked an outcry in the West and among international human rights groups. ...


2014-09-23 22:42:08 -0400

In this Feb. 4, 2013 photo, Ilham Tohti, an outspoken scholar of China's Uighur minority, gestures as he speaks during an interview at his home in Beijing, China. A Chinese court on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 imposed a harsh life sentence on Ilham Tohti, who championed the country's Uighur minority, the most severe penalty in a decade for anyone in China convicted of illegal political speech. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)BEIJING (AP) — A life sentence given to a moderate Chinese scholar on Tuesday shows the ruling Communist Party is cutting off dialogue on ethnic tensions and could end up radicalizing minority groups already resentful of central government rule, scholars and analysts said.


2014-09-23 22:35:40 -0400
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of former San Diego Chargers defensive back Paul Oliver is suing the NFL and the team for wrongful death, blaming sports-related concussions for his suicide last year.
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