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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 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 | 23 23 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 | 137 137 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 | 185 185 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 | 223 223 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 | 237 237 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 | 245 245 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 | 496 496 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 | 531 531 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 | 564 564 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...

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Little League Groundskeeper of 32 Years Just Loves the Game
Sitting at a white-wooden picnic table overlooking three baseball diamonds, Al Erdmann dressed in a faded blue tank top and jean shorts turned and proclaimed, “I’m the only man in Queens with a 6-a...
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Handball Junior Nationals Land in Woodside
The tournament, which was sponsored by the Queens Borough Elk Lodge, ran from Thursday June 25th to Sunday June 28th, and brought over 150 participants; all competing to become national champions.
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclone Watch: 'Clones Streaking
The Latest: The streaking Cyclones are sitting in first place in the New York-Penn McNamara Division with an 8-2 record.
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores for 6/22-6/25
They pulled away and never looked back for the win
Jun 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclones right home in rain
Fans, players excited for opening weekend at Keyspan
Jun 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feat of the Week: St. John’s Prep Varsity Baseball Team Wins Second Consecutive CHSAA “B” Title
Senior right-hander Teo Ramirez pitched a complete-game, two-hitter, striking out 10 and batting 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and four RBIs to lead the Red Storm to a 13-3 win against Rice in the...
Jun 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores for 6/15
The Crusaders pulled away and never looked back for the win
Jun 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores for 6/19
In the 21 & under boys division of Heroes basketball league, the RMS beat the Supereme by a final score of 57 to 51 on Friday. The high scorers for the RMS were Mike Tableman with 19 points and Kei...
Jun 20, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our TOP 10 Favorite Things About Citi Field
A 10 week lovefest for the new home of the Mets
Jun 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cotto hangs on to title, barely
Narrowly beats Clottey at Garden before Puerto Rican Day parade
Jun 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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ANGLE OF THE WEEK: Dom Scala in Williamsburg
rooklyn native Dom Scala was feted at CARMINE’S PIZZERIA in Williamsburg this past Thursday to celebrate the publication of his new book “ONE-ON-ONE BASEBALL.”
Jun 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU’s James Jones Selected by Seattle Mariners in MLB Draft
Long Island University’s James Jones had a stellar season with the Blackbirds, as well as a career for the record books.
Jun 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Maulers beat St. Kevins Score: 31 to 7
On Tuesday, in the 12 & under boys division, Maspeth Maulers beat St. Kevins by a final score of 31 to 7. It was the play of Joseph DiBenedetto, who racked up 22 points on the Maulers. They as they...
Jun 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black Knights beat A-1 Security Score: 18 to 17
It was a close game till The Black Knights pulled away in the fourth quarter by outscoring A-1 Security 6 to 5
Jun 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Maulers 31, St. Kevin's 7
They only allowed 7 points in “their house.”
Jun 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iraqi Shiite Muslim fighters hold a position on the Jurf al-Sakhr front line, the scene of heavy fighting against advancing Jihadist militants and fighters of the Islamic State (IS), south of the capital Baghdad, on August 18, 2014Iraqi officials worked Saturday to calm soaring tensions after the killing of 70 people at a Sunni mosque, as Washington branded the beheading of an American journalist a "terrorist attack." The attack at the mosque in Diyala province on Friday, which most accounts said was the work of Shiite militiamen, threatens to increase already-significant anger among Iraq's Sunni Arab minority with the Shiite-led government and to undermine an anti-militant drive that requires Sunni cooperation. It came as the US, which is carrying out air strikes in Iraq against Islamic State (IS) jihadists, ramped up its rhetoric over the grisly killing of journalist James Foley, carried out by the group and shown in a video posted online. Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes said the beheading of Foley "represents a terrorist attack against our country".


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CAIRO (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called on Saturday for a swift resumption of the Cairo-mediated talks between Israel and the Palestinians that failed last week to put an end to the Gaza crisis. "My main goal is for the truce talks to resume in Egypt as soon as possible to avoid more casualties and sacrifices," Abbas told a news conference after meeting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. (Reporting by Yasmine Saleh; Editing by Pravin Char)
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This Tuesday Aug. 19, 2014 photo shows French poet, journalist, and a member of the French Resistance Madeleine Riffaud answering a reporter during an interview with the Associated Press in Paris. She holds a book she wrote, with on the cover, a photo of her at the time of WWII. She had a code name, Rainer, and a gun she called Oscar. Just weeks before turning 20, she aimed her weapon at a Nazi officer and shot him dead on a Paris bridge. (AP Photo / Michel Euler)PARIS (AP) — Her code name was Rainer and she had a gun she called Oscar. Not yet 20, she aimed her weapon at a Nazi officer and shot him to death on a Paris bridge on a Sunday afternoon.


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