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This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination?
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As described in our earlier blog article, there are exceptions to at-will employment terminations, making them unlawful, and termination based on discrimination is one of th...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Nov 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 250 250 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Location: Martin Luther HS, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sa...
Can You Be the Executor of an Estate in New York if You Don’t Live in the State?
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
Posted on October 23, 2014 by BonnieLawston If your loved one has died in New York, with a valid will, trust or estate plan there, but you live in another state, you may be uncertain if you can, or...
What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 214 214 recommendations | email to a friend
In several real estate transactions, especially in it comes to the sale of a house, you can find a lawyer taking an important role. Though they aren’t necessarily needed in real estate transactions...
Legal Eligibility For Workers Compensation & Disability
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
Except in special cases, worker’s compensation covers most employees because most companies are required to purchase some form of insurance to cover their employees. However, the scope of benefits ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014
Oct 22, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 215 215 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of Queens home sales reached its second-highest rate of 2014 in September, but was slightly slower than the previous month and remains below 2013 levels. P...
A 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Beatles Arrival to America
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens West Kiwanis Foundation proudly presents A 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE BEATLES ARRIVAL TO AMERICA with "Yesterday and Today" - A Tribute to The Music of The Beatles, on Saturday, Oct...
Filing Bankruptcy For Credit Card Debt: Your Legal Options
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
Buried in Credit Card Debt? What Are Your Options? Credit card debt is one of the most common types of debt in the United States next to mortgage and student loan debts. As of September 2014, the a...

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Water, Water Everywhere, Let’s Steal Some
DEP needs to crack down on water freeloaders
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Paterson and the New York Film Tax Credit
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Weiner Bows to Bloombucks
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Share the Historical Wealth
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Hold Banks Responsible for Foreclosed Homes
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When Good Policy Falls Due to Politics
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Guest Op-Ed: An Open Letter to Albany Legislators
Take action to save our state’s economy, federal stimulus won’t solve all problems
Feb 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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On Politics
Onward Laptop Soldiers…
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DOE Must Stop Planning Schools in a Vacuum
This administration needs to reexamine how the Department of Education (DOE) goes about building schools throughout the city. There is very little available space for schools to be built, so the ne...
Feb 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moya Right Choice for City Council
The special election race to fill the City Council's empty 21st District seat, vacated when then-councilman Hiram Monserrate was elected to the State Senate last November, features four promising c...
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A Flower Grows In Brooklyn
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Don't Let City's Catholic Schools Fail
Like so many New York kids, I grew up in the shadow of a parish school. As a Jewish boy who lived across the street from Saint Saviour high school, I never gave much thought to the profound impact ...
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City Needs to Move on Glendale Rezoning
Recently, we were brought up to date by the Department of City Planning on the completion of Phase II of the Glendale down-zoning progress. In the four long years of waiting that we were forced to ...
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Pro-Gun, or Not So Much
To say that new U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has begun paying attention to New York City is an understatement, at the very least. Since being sworn into office, Senator Gillibrand has made more ...
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Astrid Silva says she didn't hear her name when the president of the United States first said it in his anticipated speech.
2014-11-20 22:20:32 -0500

Tallahassee Police Chief DeLeo speaks during a news conference with Mayor John Marks, FSU president Thrasher and campus police Chief Perry at FSU campus in Tallahassee,By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Brandishing a semi-automatic handgun and carrying extra ammunition in his pockets, a Florida State University graduate opened fire early on Thursday at the school's main library, wounding two students and an employee as hundreds were studying for exams. The shooter, identified by authorities as Myron May, 31, was fatally shot by police near the entrance to Florida State's Strozier Library, the latest in a string of shootings on U.S. campuses. One victim was critically wounded. ...


2014-11-20 22:16:31 -0500
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida State University alumnus and attorney who shot three people at the school's library early Thursday believed the government was targeting him for persecution, detailing his thoughts in a journal and in videos detectives obtained, authorities said.
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