blog roll
our featured bloggers
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 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 | 87 87 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 | 644 644 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 | 139 139 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 | 135 135 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 | 175 175 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 | 176 176 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 | 241 241 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 | 234 234 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 | 320 320 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...

more blogs

sports
Athlete of the Week
This week's Athlete of the week shows incredible juking skill.
Dec 17, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Lady Bears Win with late-game Comeback
Ashley McQuillan’s 34 points carries St. Joseph’s Women over Southern Vermont, 81-73.
Dec 14, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
St. Joseph’s Men routed by Southern Vermont
The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team was handed a decisive 82-61 loss on Saturday night by visiting Southern Vermont College.
Dec 14, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Thrilling Late Rally Nets St. John’s Men A Berth In Soccer’s College Cup
Trailing 2-0 to sixth-seeded Indiana, the St. John’s men’s soccer team was less than nine minutes from seeing both an end to its 2008 season and the dream of winning its first-ever national champio...
Dec 11, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Curran Event Now A Part Of History
When it was all over, Jack Curran had definitely picked the wrong night to avoid shaking hands.
Dec 11, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
York Gets Back on Track with Win over Lancaster Bible
The Cardinals used a strong first half to propel them to a 67-53, victory over Lancaster Bible College.
Dec 09, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Stretch Run Crucial For Jets After Another California Failure
The Jets are suddenly hoping that the state of their season doesn’t ultimately rest with how they’ve fared in state of California.
Dec 09, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Burrell, Red Storm blow past NJIT
A Justin Burrell dunk delayed the game for several minutes in the second half, but considering the way St. John's played, the visiting NJIT Highlanders probably would've preferred the game ended ri...
Dec 08, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The Great Escape: Red Storm Survives Monmouth 52-48
Monique McClean said she practiced the shot. In the end, the St. John’s Red Storm are happy she did.
Dec 03, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Our Lady Of Hope Hornets 8th Grade Girls Repeat as Diocesan Champs
On Sunday November 16th, the Our Lady of Hope 8th Grade Girls Soccer Team repeated as Diocesan Champions by defeating St. Francis DeSales for the second straight year.
Dec 03, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
St. John’s One More Win From Men’s Soccer Final Four
Against an opponent making the cross-country trip from sunny California, the Red Storm used the home field advantage of Belson Stadium the way it has all season -– by posting yet another victory.
Dec 03, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Selfish Burress May Cost Giants A Chance At Defending Their Title
When New York Giants’ wide receiver Plaxico Burress shot himself in his leg at a Manhattan club last Friday night, he may have also figuratively shot his team in the foot.
Dec 03, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
John Adams Coach Winning By Putting People First
More than five years ago, neither a softball nor a basketball team existed at the girls’ junior varsity level in the now 89-year history of athletics at Ozone Park’s John Adams High School.
Dec 03, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Brooklyn’s Kings Bay Tops Falcons Midgets Ends Hofstra Dream For Queens Squad
Unfortunately, there’ll be no shot at the NYCYFL title this year for the QUEENS FALCONS Midgets, no return trip to Hofstra to make good on a second chance at what had eluded them in 2007.
Nov 26, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Come Together, Right Now
You could forgive the Red Storm if the wind was let out of their sails last Friday night.
Nov 26, 2008 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

A Hawthi Shiite rebel holds his rifle while guarding a checkpoint on a street leading to the state television building in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Yemen's top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday after Shiite rebels took over the state television building amid heavy clashes and the U.N. envoy to the country signaled that a deal had been reached to end the violence. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Shiite militia that overran the Yemeni capital sized tanks and armored vehicles from military headquarters on Monday and raided the home of a long-time archenemy, a powerful army general and Sunni tribal leader, as officials reported that a week of fierce fighting in the city has killed at least 340 people.


2014-09-22 12:30:33 -0400

U.S. Ryder Cup team captain Tom Watson, right, and European Ryder Cup team captain Paul McGinley shake hands by the trophy at the end of a press conference for the golf tournament in Gleneagles, Scotland, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. The U.S. team arrived for the Ryder Cup Monday, with the tournament starting on Friday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — European captain Paul McGinley is having second thoughts about a Rory McIlroy-Graeme McDowell partnership in the Ryder Cup.


2014-09-22 12:28:24 -0400

FILE - In this July 29, 2014, file photo, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Robert Menendez, left, D-N.J., talks with ranking member Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., on Capitol Hill in Washington. In the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Menendez and Corker say they'll draft a bill in the lame-duck session repealing what they call outdated authorizations for the use of force and replace them with a new one. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's Mideast war strategy isn't in the clear yet in Congress.


2014-09-22 12:20:55 -0400