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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 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 | 74 74 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 | 631 631 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 | 124 124 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 | 122 122 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 | 162 162 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 | 163 163 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 | 228 228 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 | 223 223 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 | 310 310 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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A recent New York Times op-ed backed a new soda tax advanced by New York Governor David Paterson as a potential cure for obesity. This proposal would tax sugary beverages to the tune of 18 percent ...
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Of Healthcare, David Paterson, and Soda
As Tom Daschle was named to the new president's cabinet to oversee health care, the issue that Bill Clinton once championed – and then fumbled – comes back to center stage. We currently spend about...
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On Politics: Chugging Along the Shenandoah
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In Our Opinion: Ravitch Report Better Than Expected
The Ravitch Commission’s recently released report outlining a solution to MTA’s budget woes included a fairly responsible plan for the future expansion of New York City’s mass transit system, and -...
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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say heavy fighting has resumed in the capital, Sanaa, following days of violence that left more than 140 dead and prompted thousands to flee their homes.
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Singapore (AFP) - Lap 56 - Just five laps left to go. It's going to be Red Bull vs Red Bull as Vettel and Ricciardo vie for second and third. Each driver will want to beat the other but they'll also want to avoid any kind of move which could see their team losing out on vital points.

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A firefighter observes a damaged office building after shelling in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Sporadic artillery fire hit parts of eastern Ukraine on Saturday, hours after negotiators agreed to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants by halting their advances, pulling back heavy weapons and withdrawing foreign fighters. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian security official said Sunday that attacks by Russia-backed rebel fighters are continuing despite a cease-fire called for by both sides more than two weeks ago.

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