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This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 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 | 130 130 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 | 177 177 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
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 226 226 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 | 233 233 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 $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 485 485 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 517 517 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 | 551 551 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 | 522 522 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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Cyclones Watch: Offensively Challenged Edition
Brooklyn's bats went quiet last week
Aug 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Games to Watch: August 6 - August 12
Football's return, Yanks/Sox, and an NL East Showdown are among the weekend's highlights
Aug 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big East Allows Anthony Mason Jr. A Fifth Season
St. John’s forward Anthony Mason Jr. will be allowed to return for a fifth season. The Big East Conference granted Mason, who missed all but three of the Red Storm’s games last season, a medical ha...
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclone Watch: Brooklyn Bounces Back
The Latest: After a tough middle-portion of the month, the Cyclones have righted their ship. Brooklyn has won five straight games, dating back to July 22, including a three-game sweep of the rival ...
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Angle of the Week: WORKS Little League defeats Rosedale
On Saturday, July 18, The WORKS Little League Jr. District Team (13-14yr old) was scheduled to play the winner of a game between Rosedale and RGMV. Rosedale Little League advanced to the final roun...
Jul 29, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Citi Field Prettier Than Its Play
Met fans are much more excited about their new stadium than they are about the level of play.
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lukas Burton: Athlete of the Week
This week’s Athlete of the week is the catalyst behind Vassallo Trading’s Little League World Series Championship team, Pitcher Lukas Burton. Burton’s three-no hitters were an integral part of his ...
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feat of the Week: Vassallo Trading wins Greenpoint Little League World Series!
Vassallo Trading started their play-off run with the same Non-stop tenacity they exhibited all season long.
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Francis Names Samardzija New Water Polo Coach
Igor Samardzija comes from Columbia University, where he volunteered as a club coach to help them capture three state titles.
Jul 23, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boy's 14 & Under Championship: Variety 64, Globo Gym 45
It was the play of Nhoel Deveoson that was outstanding, providing great for Variety, as they pulled away and never looked back for the win.
Jul 17, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feat of the Week: gym members put on show at The Rock
Ridgewood’s newest gym had it’s coming out party last Friday, as The Rock Fitness Center in Ridgewood held it’s first public exhibition. The gym, which opened last October and is run in the basemen...
Jul 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Give Rugby A Try: New York Knights show Footy to be fun
Once you get past the differences, you will get to your feet the first time an attacker breaks through the defense for a big run, and you will cringe the when the player finally gets dragged down a...
Jul 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Angle of the Week: All Smiles at McClancy baseball camp
Future MLB All-Stars pose for a picture at the McClancy summer baseball camp. The two week camp wraps up tomorrow, but a basketball camp will start in August.
Jul 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclones Watch: Bullish Brooklyn
The Cylones continue to roll through the Pacific Coast League. Last week, the Tri-City Valley Cats were the latest victims.
Jul 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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One to Watch: The Queens Cage Classic
In all, a total of 780 kids will participate in games this summer. Games started in the middle of June and will run until August 15th.
Jul 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attorney General Eric Holder, left, listens during his meeting at the U.S. Attorney's office in St. Louis, Mo., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Sitting with clockwise from the far left, Richard Callahan, US Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, Acting Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Molly Moran, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., Rep. Lacy Clay, D-Mo., and Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Pool)ST. LOUIS (AP) — To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race.


2014-08-21 05:01:22 -0400

Self Defense Force soldiers and police officers search for missing people on August 21, 2014, one day after a landslide hit a residential area in Hiroshima, western JapanThousands of rescuers combed through the wreckage of homes engulfed by landslides in western Japan on Thursday in the slim hope of finding survivors, a day after a wall of mud claimed at least 39 lives. Police officers, firefighters and soldiers worked through the night in a desperate bid to find seven people still unaccounted for among the sludge and rubble. Dozens of houses were buried when hillsides collapsed after torrential downpours in Hiroshima that saw more than a month's average rainfall descend in just three hours. Noriyoshi Masaoka, a firefighter with 35 years' experience, had battled through the slurry of the initial mountain collapse to rescue five people, before going back to help more.


2014-08-21 05:01:00 -0400
British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday resumed his holiday in Cornwall, a day after he rushed back to London to chair emergency meetings in response to a video purported to show a man with a British accent beheading a U.S. On Wednesday Cameron returned to London from his family holiday in the southern English county of Cornwall to discuss Britain's response to an Islamic State video which appeared to show the killing of James Foley, an American reporter captured in Syria in 2012. He said it was "deeply shocking" that a British national was likely to have been involved but ruled out a knee-jerk response to the video or sending British troops into combat in Iraq.
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