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This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 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 | 126 126 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 | 173 173 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
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 229 229 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 | 512 512 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 | 546 546 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 | 519 519 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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Mary Buchalski
Mary Buchalski passed away on Friday, September 24, 2010 at the age of 97. She was the beloved wife of the late Stanislaus. She was the loving mother of Carole Golis and Stephen T. Bush and the mot...
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Anna C. Pfister
Anna C. Pfister of Middle Village passed away on September 18, 2010 at the age of 94. She was the devoted aunt of Cathy Connolly and Joseph Pfister, the late Carol Cashes. She was the dear great au...
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Fred Endres III
Fred Endres III passed away on August 2, 2010. A Mass of The Angels will be offered for Freddy Endres on September 29, 2010 at 7:30pm at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church in Ridgewood. All ar...
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Oscar Cifuentes
Oscar Cifuentes of Ridgewood passed away on September 19, 2010 at the age of 69. He was the beloved husband of Rosa. He was the devoted father of Gustave, Jacqueline and George. He is survived by o...
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Charles Schnell
Charles Schnell passed away on September 5, 2010 at the age of 65. He was the beloved husband of Kathleen (Nee)Bauer. He was the dear brother of Betty Kidd and Patricia Hirt and the dear brother-in...
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Ann Felurew
Ann Felurew of Middle Village passed away on August 15, 2010 at the age of 70. She was the beloved sister of the late Leo. She is also survived by many friends. Services were held at Hess-Miller Fu...
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Krzysztof Kuc
Krzysztof Kuc passed away on August 19, 2010 at the age of 54. He was the dear brother of Jolanta Faryna. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home on Saturday September 18, 2010. Cremation...
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Helen Bobko
Helen Bobko of Forest Hills, NY passed away on September 16, 2010 at the age of 81. She was the devoted aunt of Mark Zavatsky. Services were held at Hell-Miller Funeral Home. Interment followed at ...
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Jeannette Croquez
Jeannette Croquez of Ridgewood passed away on September 12, 2010. She was the beloved wife of Manuel. She was the devoted mother of Elizabeth Ann Colicchio and Joseph. She was the dear sister of Ma...
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Donald J Barberi
Donald J Barberi passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2010 at the age of 74. He was the beloved father of Steven, Patty and Louis. He was the cherished grandfather of Jessica. He was the loving b...
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Lucille Scola
Lucille Scola passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2010 at the age of 76. She was the beloved mother of Kim Pepe, Gregg Scola and James Scola. She was the cherished grandmother of Michael, Nicholas...
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Wanda D. Suckiel
Wanda D. Suckiel of Maspeth passed away on September 05, 2010 at the age of 83. A native of Queens, she was the beloved Wife of the late Adam E. Suckiel. She was the dear Mother of Ronald Suckiel a...
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Sheila V. Wieber
Sheila V. Wieber passed away Sunday, September 05, 2010 at the age of 65. She was the beloved Wife of the late George R. Wieber. She was the loving Mother of Debra Calvi, Linda Spahn and Richard Wi...
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Dino X. Pappas
Dino X. Pappas passed away Friday, September 03, 2010 at the age of 46. He was the beloved Father of James Billy, Vanessa and Damien. He was the loving partner of Cindy Pappas. He was the devoted S...
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Rosemarie Stanzoni
Rosemarie Stanzoni passed away on September 07, 2010 at the age of 78. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony. She was the devoted mother of Michael, Philip, Tom and the late Anthony. She is ...
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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.


2014-08-20 04:40:13 -0400

Smoke rises following what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in GazaBy Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli air strikes killed 11 Palestinians in Gaza, including the wife and infant son of Hamas's military leader, Mohammed Deif, in what the group said on Wednesday was an attempt to assassinate him after a ceasefire collapsed. Accusing Israel of opening a "gateway to hell", Hamas fired rockets at Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. The attacks caused no casualties but demonstrated the Islamist movement could still bring the Gaza war to Israel's heartland despite heavy Israeli bombardments in the five-week-old conflict. Israel's military said it had carried out 60 air strikes on the Gaza Strip since hostilities resumed on Tuesday, and that Palestinians launched more than 80 rocket salvoes, some intercepted by the Israeli anti-missile Iron Dome system.


2014-08-20 04:39:00 -0400
An anti-government Pakistani cleric told his protesting supporters camped outside parliament on Wednesday not to allow anyone in or out of the assembly, which is in session with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in attendance. "Don't let all those inside come out and don't let anyone go in," the cleric, Tahir ul-Qadri, told his supporters outside parliament in the capital, Islamabad. Qadri and opposition politician Imran Khan are trying to force Sharif to resign over allegations of election rigging and corruption.
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