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Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 561 561 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 | 56 56 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 | 52 52 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 | 89 89 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 | 96 96 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 | 160 160 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 | 168 168 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 | 273 273 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 | 310 310 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 ...

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Is the growth of NYC slowing?
In Our Opinion
Feb 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fracking: Can New York Stop It?
High volume horizontal fracking is one of the most significant threats in the history of the State of New York. Across the state and in New York City, a battle is currently being waged (www.nyagain...
Feb 19, 2013 | 7 7 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weather predictions are unpredictable
In Our Opinion
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Opposition to QueensWay is About Fairness
Strictly Stasi
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Thoughts on Ed Koch from a colleague
I served with Mayor Ed Koch for 12 years, the last four from 1986 through 1989 when I was the newly elected head of the City Council, soon to be empowered as a truly independent legislative branch ...
Feb 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rolling the dice on gambling
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Koch a master at building relationships
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Stop School Closures and Co-Locations for Third Term
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A sign of the past, but still illegal
In Our Opinion
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Protecting the Unemployed, In Theory


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Give Teachers Some Credit
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With one year left, Marshall still has plans for Queens
In Our Opinion
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Giant Family Affair
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Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Simple steps to improving our schools
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Jan 23, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Union contracts shouldn’t also compromise our kids’ safety
As of press time, school bus drivers went ready to go on strike for the first time in 34 years, leaving parents the task of shuttling nearly 152,000 students to class in all five boroughs. Although...
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Any increase in Russian troops in Ukraine's Crimea region would raise tensions and undermine the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, NATO said on Tuesday. Russia earlier said it might send more troops to its newly-annexed territory of Crimea, citing the presence of foreign military near Russia's borders. "We have seen reports that Russia intends to increase its troop presence in Crimea. ...
2014-09-16 13:30:01 -0400
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Leonardo DiCaprio as a United Nations Messenger of Peace to help promote global action on climate change.
2014-09-16 13:29:52 -0400
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man who fired a gun at a home and was later banished from most of the state can live with his mother, but is not allowed out of the county, a judge ruled Tuesday.
2014-09-16 13:28:40 -0400