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This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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 | 125 125 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 | 171 171 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 | 220 220 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 | 227 227 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 $$
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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 | 510 510 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 | 545 545 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...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 518 518 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...

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Nets tickets go on sale Sept. 24
Individual home game tickets for the Brooklyn Nets inaugural season at Barclays Center go on sale to the general public on Monday, September 24, at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available through Ticketm...
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PSAL footballers get a professional opinion
As football season excitement builds, more than 100 high school athletes got a taste of the big leagues. Student football players from New York City high schools took advantage of an extensive medi...
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Championship boxing comes to Resorts World
This Saturday, Resorts World One Casino will play host to a championship night of boxing in Queens. In the main event, popular Light Heavyweight Joe Smith Jr. will take on Yasin Rashid. In the much...
Sep 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 U.S. Open in Pictures
All photos: Michael O'Kane
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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
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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...
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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...
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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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Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks with media and supporters at the Blackwell Thurman Criminal Justice Center after he was booked, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Austin, Texas. Perry was indicted last week on charges of coercion and official oppression for publicly promising to veto $7.5 million for the state public integrity unit run. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry is pressing forward after a criminal indictment with a smiling mug shot and an ice cream run.


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Standard Chartered billboards hang above a bank branch in Hong Kong on August 6, 2014New York state's banking regulator hit Standard Chartered Bank with a $300 million fine and restrictions on its dollar-clearing business for not detecting possible money laundering. The New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) said the British bank's internal compliance systems had failed to detect or act on a large number of "potentially high-risk transactions" mostly originating from Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates. The new punishment came two years after the bank paid US regulators $667 million to settle charges it violated US sanctions by handling thousands of money transactions involving Iran, Myanmar, Libya and Sudan. A DFS monitor appointed in 2012 to keep an eye on the bank discovered that it had not detected the allegedly high-risk transactions from Hong Kong and the UAE or reported them as it should have, the department said.


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A wounded Palestinian girl receives treatment at the emergency room of the Shifa hospital following Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Israel resumed its campaign of airstrikes in Gaza on Tuesday in response to a barrage of Palestinian rocket fire that shattered a truce. The sudden burst of fighting has threatened to derail an Egyptian effort to end a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian militants are firing rockets from Gaza and Israel is launching airstrikes following the end of a cease-fire and the collapse of talks aimed at a lasting truce.


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