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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 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 | 57 57 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 | 614 614 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 | 108 108 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 | 105 105 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 | 144 144 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 | 146 146 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 | 212 212 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 | 210 210 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 | 297 297 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...

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Christ the King Royals rally to defeat Bishop Loughlin 66-61, claim second consecutive CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens Championship
JayVaughn Pinkston might have received top billing heading into the CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens Championship game, but Corey Edwards finished on top. Edwards scored 14 points, including the go-ahead bask...
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Maspeth's John Sikiric has jersey number retired by Queens College
Sikiric, who played for Queens from 2001-05, led the Knights to the 2004-05 New York Collegiate Athletic Conference championship.
Mar 05, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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CYO Girls' Basketball Championship Photos
The CYO's girl's championships were held this past sunday at St. John's Prep and Martin Luther High School, and there was plenty of championship hardware to go around. Click the slideshow the view ...
Feb 25, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph's Men's & Women's Basketball Teams Win Hudson Valley Athletic Conference Championships
St. Joseph's (Women) 56, Albany Pharmacy 53 With 0:33 left and St. Joseph’s trailing by one, Ashley McQuillan (Brooklyn, NY/St. Francis Prep) hit two free throws to put the Lady Bears up for good l...
Feb 25, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Sebastian Boys Swimming Rules the Pool
Congratulations to the boys on their undefeated season! They worked hard and it paid off. During the boys dual meet season, they won all of their meets against the teams in Queens. They then had a ...
Feb 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caleb Williamson: One to Watch
Williamson is a 14-year-old rising star on the tennis court
Feb 17, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillcrest High School tennis team gearing up for another PSAL championship run
HILLCREST H.S. WINNING TENNIS TEAM PREPARING FOR 2010 SEASON: In 2009 the Hillcrest H.S. Tennis played in the PSAL Division “B” Finals. With 6 of the 7 players returning this year the team has been...
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Angle of the Week: Golden Gloves Invade Brookyln
Shirrod Victoria from Universal BC throws a punch at Femi Guri from John's Gym during a Daily News Golden Gloves match Friday at the Ridgewood Masonic Temple in Bushwick. Victoria won the match by ...
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Marcel Esonwune: Athlete of the Week
Esonwune just completed a week that was off the charts.
Feb 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph’s Men's Basketball Rallies to Top CCNY in Double Overtime
BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team led for less than a minute in regulation and needed two last second three-pointers at the end of regulation and overtime to extend the ...
Feb 11, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jessica Vazquez: One to Watch
Vazquez, a native of Brooklyn, decided to reach for the stars in November when she tried out of the New York Sharks.
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Frustrated St. John’s Red Storm fans set sights on head coach Norm Roberts
They say nice guys finish last, and unfortunately for Norm Roberts, the saying might be true.
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Games to Watch: February 11-February 17
Thursday February 11 7:45 pm Long Island University at Sacred Heart: Five losses in their last seven games has seemingly K-O’ed LIU’s chances of locking up the number one seed in the Northeast Conf...
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St. Joseph’s College Women’s Swimming defeats Mount Saint Vincent with Frantic Rally
NEW ROCHELLE, NY – With a split second victory in the final 200 freestyle relay event, the St. Joseph’s College women’s swimming team overcame a 22 point deficit to defeat the College of Mount Sain...
Feb 03, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joseph Hoffman: Greenpoint, Brooklyn: Athlete of the Week
Did the Pro Bowl not satisfy your need for football excitement this week? Did you need a more pulse pounding, hard hitting experience?  Well if so,  you should havae been at Red Star Bar this past ...
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FILE - This undated PennDOT identification photo released in this Friday Sept. 16, 2014 file photo by the Pennsylvania State Police shows Eric Matthew Frein, 31, of Canadensis, Penn., being sought in Friday's shooting that left one trooper dead and another critically wounded at a state police barracks in Blooming Grove. Authorities are hunkering down early Saturday morning Sept. 20, 2014 in the overnight darkness of the wooded northeast Pennsylvania neighborhood where a man suspected of the fatal ambush of a state police trooper lived with his parents. (AP Photo/PennDOT via Pennsylvania State Police, Filr)CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities hunkered down early Saturday in the neighborhood where a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper lived with his parents, raising hopes they had him cornered a week after the ambush outside a rural police barracks.


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ADDS RESTRICTION - This Sept. 19, 2014 photo shows an empty room during the press day at the Picasso museum in Paris. Paris’ Picasso museum is finally allowing the public a glimpse into its shuttered rooms after 5 years of closure over a restoration fraught with setbacks, dismissals and back-stabbings worthy of a Dan Brown thriller. Thought it should be good news for art-lovers since the museum boasts the world’s largest Picasso collection one problem remains. It’s empty. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)PARIS (AP) — Paris' Picasso museum is reopening for two days this weekend after being closed for five years of renovation and expansion that have been fraught with setbacks and dismissals. But there won't be many art works to see.


2014-09-20 04:32:34 -0400

FILE - Turkey's new Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announces his cabinet ministers in Ankara, Turkey, in this Aug. 29, 2014 file photo. Davutoglu says 49 Turkish hostages held by Islamic militants have been freed. Davutoglu said the group was released early on Saturday Sept. 20, 2014 and had arrived in Turkey. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici, File)ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by Islamic militants in Iraq three months ago were freed and safely returned to Turkey on Saturday, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, ending Turkey's most serious hostage crisis.


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