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"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 146 146 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 | 149 149 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 | 709 709 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 | 197 197 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 | 191 191 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 | 226 226 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 | 218 218 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 | 280 280 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 | 267 267 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...

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Martin Luther takes soccer title
The Martin Luther Cougars soccer team won the PSAA championship game, beating last year's champions Lexington School for the Deaf by a final score of 6-2. (Photo: Kelli Westfal)
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLS presents awards to youth soccer players
Major League Soccer teamed up with Metro Kids Soccer League this past weekend for an awards ceremony celebrating the end of the soccer season in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Over 1,200 youth playe...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets fall to 76ers in preseason action
The Brooklyn Nets fell to the Philadelphia 76ers, 106-96, at the Barclays Center Friday night in a preseason matchup. Brooke Lopez was the high scorer for the Nets, dropping 23 points and grabbing ...
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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At The Track
Lunar Victory pulls it out By Jenny Kellner Odds-on favorite Lunar Victory outkicked a game Saratoga Snacks in a dramatic stretch duel and hit the wire 1 1/2 lengths in front to take Saturday’s $25...
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Championship boxing returns to Brooklyn
Night of thrilling fights at Barclays Center
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get to the ‘Point 5K back for its 20th year
Ready. Set. And they’re off! Celebrating its 20th anniversary, St. Stan’s Athletic League held it’s annual “Get To The ‘Point’” 5K race this past Sunday, bringing out over 500 locals for fun and fr...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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With new faces, MLS basketball in rebuilding mode
The Martin Luther School basketball team enters the 2012-13 season with only one returning starting player from its 2011-12 campaign, in which it won six games. “We’re in a rebuilding year,” said M...
Oct 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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New-look Nets introduce themselves to borough
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov isn't the only one planning the championship parade route for the city newest pro sports franchise. Members of the team are also bu...
Oct 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe's volleyball player is all 'aces'
There were 175,710 student-athletes in Division III last season. Only a select few of that number can call themselves NCAA statistical champions, but Muhammad Ali Bhatti of the St. Joseph's College...
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dribble for a Cure returns to SJU campus
This fundraiser had a lot of bounce. The St. John’s men’s and women’s basketball teams joined forces with the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) on Saturday, Sept. 22, for the second-annua...
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boxing comes to Resorts World
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg The ballroom at Resorts World Casino was transformed into a world-class fight venue for the night this past weekend. The room didn't resemble your typical boxing venue. ...
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets tickets go on sale Sept. 24
Individual home game tickets for the Brooklyn Nets inaugural season at Barclays Center go on sale to the general public on Monday, September 24, at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available through Ticketm...
Sep 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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PSAL footballers get a professional opinion
As football season excitement builds, more than 100 high school athletes got a taste of the big leagues. Student football players from New York City high schools took advantage of an extensive medi...
Sep 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Championship boxing comes to Resorts World
This Saturday, Resorts World One Casino will play host to a championship night of boxing in Queens. In the main event, popular Light Heavyweight Joe Smith Jr. will take on Yasin Rashid. In the much...
Sep 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 U.S. Open in Pictures
All photos: Michael O'Kane
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this July 3, 2014 file photo, a state police vehicle sits parked outside a warehouse that was the site of a shootout between Mexican soldiers and alleged criminals on the outskirts of the village of San Pedro Limon, in Mexico state, Mexico. An eyewitness to the confrontation says all but one of the 22 victims were shot after they had surrendered to the army and were disarmed. The Mexican government has maintained that those killed on the early morning of June 30 died in a fierce shootout with security forces, a version that came into question because government troops suffered only one wounded, and physical evidence at the scene pointed toward more selective killings. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)Three soldiers have been charged with homicide in the June killings of 22 suspected gang members in southern Mexico, Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam announced on Tuesday.


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A pro-democracy protester stands next to a banner in Hong Kong on September 30, 2014Hong Kong (AFP) - 23:52 GMT - Flag ceremony underway - Hong Kong's chief executive Leung Chun-ying comes out to greet a small crowd of loyalists waving Chinese flags on the outskirts of Golden Bauhinia square.


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FILE - In this March 29, 2012, file photo, Floyd "Creeky" Creekmore ties his oversized shoes while getting dressed before a visit with children at a circus in Billings, Mont. Creekmore, the world's oldest clown, died Saturday night, Sept. 27, 2014, of complications from heart disease at his home in Billings, Mont., his son Dave Creekmore said. He was 98. (AP PhotoMatthew Brown, File)BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Floyd "Creeky" Creekmore, a former Montana rancher who held the record as the world's oldest performing clown, has died at age 98, his son said Tuesday.


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