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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 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 | 38 38 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 | 597 597 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 | 89 89 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 | 88 88 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 | 126 126 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 | 128 128 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 | 193 193 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 | 197 197 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 | 288 288 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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Traitor Joe’s Book Confirms Yankees’ Mercenary Model Isn’t Working
Yankee fans and players alike are suddenly feeling very differently toward the once beloved Joe Torre since this week’s release of Tom Verducci’s tell-all book, “The Yankee Years,” co-authored by t...
Feb 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Throwing A Super Bowl Bash Of Your Own?
What’s that you say? You’re thinking of hosting your OWN Super Bowl bash? Well, we’ve got a couple of tips for you along those lines, too!
Jan 30, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feats of the Week
1) Charles Jenkins’ Game-Winner: The youngest player (at 19) on Hofstra’s men’s basketball team is only a sophomore, but he’s also the Pride’s captain, leading scorer, and unquestioned leader on th...
Jan 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week
Sherrod Wright (Mount Vernon Varsity Boys’ Basketball)
Jan 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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One to Watch
Naquan Pierce John F. Kennedy (Bronx) Boys’ Varsity Basketball
Jan 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's Downs Rutgers: 70-59
Paris Horne and D.J. Kennedy didn’t have to wait too long to turn despair into redemption.
Jan 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Horne of Plently
Paris Powers Storm
Jan 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Horne Named MBWA Player Of The Week, Earns BIG EAST Honor Roll Accolades
Related: Horne of Plenty: Paris Powers Storm Related: Red Storm Downs Rutgers 70-59 QUEENS, N.Y. (Jan. 26, 2009) – St. John’s sophomore guard Paris Horne was named to this week’s BIG EAST Honor Rol...
Jan 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Second Time Around
On a freezing winter night inside a Corona gym two professional basketball teams prepared to square off before a sparse crowd of family and friends who have braved the cold to see them play.
Jan 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC Internationalz a hit in Corona debut, but falter against Jersey.
Hoping to snap a three game losing streak, the Internationalz entertained the crowed but ultimately could not catch the Express, dropping both games of the weekend series.
Jan 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Comeback Falls Short as Internationalz Fall to Albany
Outmatched in talent, early intensity and physicality, the NYC Internationalz, the New York City franchise of the 20-team ABA, was thrashed by the Albany Patroons on Thursday night at the Washingto...
Jan 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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CUNY Alumni Getting Crash Course in Basketball 101
Most people dream of owning a basketball team. Anwar Sharhan, along with his friend and partner Harvey Li, made it a reality.
Jan 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Citi Field Patch Yet More Evidence That The Mets Don’t Get It
As a lifelong Met fan, I couldn’t help but think throughout the 2008 Major League Baseball season that when Shea Stadium would finally be gone, and the Mets would move into their brand new, state-o...
Jan 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIC YMCA Junior Knicks Do Battle at MSG
On Saturday, January 17, 2009, during halftime of the New York Knicks against the Philadelphia 76ers the Long Island City YMCA Junior Knicks team played the Bronx YMCA Junior Knicks team. Even thou...
Jan 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jess Fuller Center, Hofstra Women’s Basketball (Francis Lewis)
Jan 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michael Robertson, a libertarian Internet entrepreneur best known for creating MP3.com, stands for a portrait Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in San Diego. Robertson sued the San Diego Association of Governments last year for records collected on his vehicle by a license plate-reader network that runs on information supplied by the San Diego Police Department, San Diego County Sheriff’s Department and eight other police departments. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police across the country are increasingly monitoring car licenses plates, compiling giant databases of ordinary citizens and their daily comings and goings.


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FILE - In this April 2014 file photo, Actor Jon Hamm, of television's "Mad Men," is shown at the 2014 New York International Auto Show, at the Javits Convention Center in New York. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are unveiling the "It's On Us" campaign Friday at a White House event. The White House has enlisted Hollywood stars including Jon Hamm of "Mad Men" to help fight campus sexual assault. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has enlisted Hollywood stars including Jon Hamm of "Mad Men" and Connie Britton of "Nashville" to help fight campus sexual assault.


2014-09-19 10:11:59 -0400

French President Hollande listens to a question during a news conference at the Elysee Palace in ParisBy Oliver Holmes and Alexandria Sage BAGHDAD/PARIS (Reuters) - French jets struck a suspected Islamic State target in Iraq for the first time on Friday, expanding a U.S.-led military campaign against militants who have seized a third of the country and also control large parts of neighboring Syria. President Francois Hollande said Rafale jets hit "a logistics depot of the terrorists" near the city of Mosul, which has been held by Islamic State for more than three months. It promised more operations in coming days. The French military action, which follows U.S. ...


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