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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 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 | 39 39 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 | 154 154 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 | 201 201 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
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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 | 254 254 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 | 261 261 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 | 513 513 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 | 548 548 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 | 575 575 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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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...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Heroes Basketball Scores & Notes
21 & Under Division
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Machado is a Rocket
Queens native signs with Houston
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Martinez/Chavez weigh-in gets chippy
ANGLE OF THE WEEK
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Soccer returning to Citi Field
The New York Mets announced last week that the Ecuadorian national soccer team will return to Citi Field to play its South American rival Chile on Wednesday, August 15, at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $...
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Jammers sweep Cyclones
The Brooklyn Cyclones lost again on Monday, July 9, as the Jamestown Jammers completed a sweep at MCU Park. In the 5-2 loss, it was the Cyclone bullpen that proved to be shaky. Hansel Robels, the C...
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Heroes League Championship Results
The Heroes Basketball League held their annual championship games at Monsignor McClancy High School last Tuesday, July 3. Here are the results: League Presented by POWERADE Sponsored by Arby's & We...
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Tranquility nips Dragons in Heroes title game
A technical foul and a steal in the last 30 seconds of regulation allowed Tranquility to force overtime in a Heroes League championship game Thursday night. Tranquility, who trailed by as many as 1...
Jul 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah speaks at a rally in Kabul on July 8, 2014Afghanistan's fraud-hit election teetered on the brink of collapse Wednesday as one of the two candidates boycotted the UN-supervised vote audit set up to end a prolonged dispute over the rightful winner. Abdullah Abdullah, who claims that massive fraud was committed against him in the June 14 vote, pulled out of the audit after his senior campaign officials dismissed the process for invalidating fake votes as "a joke". The stand-off between Abdullah and his poll rival Ashraf Ghani has threatened to revive ethnic violence in Afghanistan as US-led NATO troops withdraw after 13 years of fighting Taliban insurgents. "We will not join the process today, and maybe we will not rejoin the process at all," Fazel Aqa Hussain Sancharaki, a spokesman for the Abdullah campaign, told AFP.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — Journalists James Foley, Steven Sotloff and Peter Theo Curtis all shared one thing in common when they were captured by Islamic militants in Syria, the title "freelance journalist."
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A smoke rises after shelling in the town of Novoazovsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Towering columns of smoke rose Tuesday from outside a city in Ukraine's far southeast after what residents said was a heavy artillery barrage. It was the second straight day that attacks were reported in the vicinity of Novoazovsk, which is in eastern Ukraine's separatist Donetsk region but previously had seen little fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — A town in east Ukraine came under shellfire by pro-Russian rebels on Wednesday, amid fears that they are launching a counter-offensive on government-held parts of the region.


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