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"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 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
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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 | 146 146 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 | 706 706 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 | 195 195 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 | 189 189 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 | 225 225 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 | 216 216 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 | 279 279 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 | 265 265 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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Serena comes from behind to take Open title
Two points away from losing the championship, Serena Williams rallied from 5-3 down in the final set to take her fourth U.S. Open title. Williams held serve and pulled to 5-4. Victoria Azarenka was...
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Andy Murray takes men's title
Andy Murray became the first male tennis player from Great Britain to win a Grand Slam title since 1936, when he defeated Novak Djokovic in a marathon five-hour match at the U.S. Open Monday night....
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe's women pick up historic victory
The new era in St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) athletics got off to a positive start as the Lady Bears soccer team defeated Lehman College, 3-0, on Thursday evening on the road at the Lehman Colleg...
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hereos Basketball League 21 & Under Scores and Notes
Showtime 67 68 Cougars 61 Showtime beat 68 Cougars by a final score of 67 to 61. The high scorers for Showtime were Noah with 22 points and Luis with 15. The high scorers for 68 Cougars were TJ Cur...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ecuador dominates Chile at Citi Field
Before a crowd of close to 32,000 soccer aficionados and a huge Ecuadorian backing, Team Ecuador defeated Chile 3-0 at Citi Field last week. The rain was pouring and so were Team Ecuador’s goals, a...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes 21 Basketball League Schedule Aug 23 & 24
Heroes Basketball League schedule
Aug 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes 21 & Under Division Scroes & Notes
Scores Compiled by Tyler Flannery August 2 & 3 Lazy Ballers 57 Team Takeover 47 Lazy Ballers beat Team Takeover by a final score of 57 to 47. The high scorers for Lazy Ballers were Khalid Penson wi...
Aug 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Olympic medalist welcomed back to Brooklyn
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, elected officials and hundreds of fellow swimmers welcomed Olympic Bronze Medalist and Fort Greene resident Lia Neal back to the...
Aug 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn squad headed to roller derby championships
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg For a while in the second half of Saturday’s Gotham Girls Roller Derby league bout between the Brooklyn Bombshells and the Bronx Gridlock at the Abe Stark Arena in Coney...
Aug 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marron named to All-Big East Preseason Team
St. John’s women’s soccer junior Amy Marron was one of 12 named to the 2012 All-Big East Preseason Team. Marron is the first Red Storm player since Natasha Lee in 2005 to earn a spot on the confere...
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Heroes 21 Basketball League Schedule Aug 9, 10, 16, 17
Senior basketball league in Queens
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Santana makes rehab start in Brooklyn
Expected to rejoin Mets on Saturday
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Three SJU golfers headed to top tourneys
The St. John’s men’s and women’s golf teams will both be represented at the premier amateur golf championships in the country, as junior Harin Lee is competing in the U.S. Women’s Amateur Champions...
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Citi Field gets ready for Chile/Ecuador soccer match
Mets Executive Dave Howard was joined at Citi Field by Assemblyman Francisco Moya, General Consulate of Chile Julio Fiol, and Consulate of Ecuador Jorge Lopez to promote an upcoming soccer match be...
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Gotham All-Stars take down Pittsburgh
Roller derby action returns to Brooklyn
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FILE -- In this Aug. 27, 2014 file photo, Richard Martinez, right, whose son, Christopher Ross Michaels-Martinez was killed in a shooting spree in Isle Vista last May, hugs State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, as Bob Weiss, whose daughter Veronika, whose daughter was also killed in the same shooting spree, hugs, Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, after the bill they carried, that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat was approved by the Senate in Sacramento, Calif. Gov Jerry Brown signed the measure, AB1014, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, that will allow law enforcement and immediate family members to seek are restraining order removing fire arms for 21 days. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,file)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat, under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday he had signed.


2014-09-30 17:56:42 -0400

This image provided by the Department of Health and Humans Services shows the Open Payments page of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. From research grants to travel junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals billions of dollars last year, the government disclosed Tuesday in a new effort to spotlight potential ethical conflicts in medicine. Industry spent nearly $3.5 billion on such payments in the five-month period from August through December of 2013, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which released data on 4.4 million payments. (AP Photo/HHS)WASHINGTON (AP) — From research grants to travel junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals billions of dollars last year, the government disclosed Tuesday in a new effort to spotlight potential ethical conflicts in medicine.


2014-09-30 17:54:23 -0400

The Centers for Disease Control sign is seen at its main facility in AtlantaBy Julie Steenhuysen and Sharon Begley (Reuters) - U.S. health officials said on Tuesday the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus had been diagnosed in the country, in a new sign of how the outbreak ravaging West Africa can spread globally. The patient had recently traveled to West Africa and developed symptoms several days after returning to Texas, state officials said. The patient was admitted to an isolation room at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the diagnosis. U.S. ...


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