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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 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 | 30 30 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 | 588 588 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 | 80 80 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 | 79 79 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 | 116 116 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 | 117 117 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 | 182 182 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 | 188 188 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 | 285 285 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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Prokhorov’s gamble
This is it, fellow Americans: the bailout of bailouts. Mikhail Prokhorov, the richest Russian of them all, has bought a majority share of the Nets basketball team, and with it a major stake in the ...
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Pull The Lever in Aqueduct
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Will transportation always be abysmal?
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New design won't save Atlantic Yards
New York magazine critic Justin Davidison, writing bluntly about ShoP Architects’ renderings for Barclays Center arena, wrote, “Atlantic Yards is too far gone to be rescued by a nice façade…SHoP ha...
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Counting on a Comptroller
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Respect our parks
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Resurrect St. Saviour’s at Maspeth United
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Some Candidates Are Just Running for the Exercise
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Public Advocate race a bore
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Primary Colors for Gioia and de Blasio
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Legacy alone won't lead to health care reform
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Rudy crazier than ever
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BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A roadside bomb in northern Mali killed four U.N. peacekeepers and wounded three on Thursday, a spokesman said of the latest in a string of deadly attacks on the force.
2014-09-18 14:24:16 -0400

In this Sept. 6, 2014 image released by Starpix, actress Laverne Cox poses at the Herve Leger by Max Azria Spring 2015 show during Fashion Week in New York. Cox will host a documentary on MTV and Logo next month that profiles seven young transgenders. The special, "Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word," will air simultaneously on the two channels on Oct. 17. Cox, a transgender actress, was nominated for an Emmy Award for her role in Netflix's "Orange is the New Black." (AP Photo/Starpix, Amanda Schwab, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Laverne Cox will host a documentary on MTV and Logo next month that profiles seven young transgenders.


2014-09-18 11:10:31 -0400
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chevron has become the first energy company to meet a new set of voluntary shale gas drilling standards that aim to go beyond existing state laws in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, the Pittsburgh-based Center for Sustainable Shale announced Thursday.
2014-09-18 14:23:11 -0400