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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
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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 | 32 32 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 | 591 591 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 | 82 82 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 | 82 82 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 | 119 119 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 | 122 122 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 | 186 186 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 | 192 192 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 | 286 286 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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Jakeem Johnson: Athlete of the Week
Johnson, a freshman forward on the Long Island University Men’s soccer team, has been sensational for the Blackbirds during his short time in Brooklyn.
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NFL Pick 'Em, Week 2

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Fantasy Football Focus
On Sunday I was minding my own business, casually keeping up with my casual league and my casually drafted team, when I saw that Donovan McNabb not so casually ate some turf and hurt himself. I pla...
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‘Straw’ Comes To Forest Hills
Darryl Strawberry, an alum of both the METS and the YANKEES, is easily one of the most beloved ballplayers in the city.
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Top Five Faces of the US Open
So Another US Open has come through the borough. This one brought drama, upsets, outbursts, and magical runs.
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Cyclones offense goes missing as Scrappers Sweep Brooklyn
The bats were silent when the slide began. The postseason couldn’t wake them up, so as a result, the Brooklyn Cyclones were sent home.
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NFL Pick 'Em Week 1

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Melanie Oudin: Athlete of the Week
17-year-old Melanie Oudin has held her own against the stars, going on an unprecedented run to the quarterfinals.
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Cyclones falter behind streaking Yankees, limp into NY-Penn Playoffs
It was a nightmare scene that seemed impossible just a few weeks ago, and yet it has come to pass.
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Vaughn College’s new athletic program looks to turn heads
Vaughn College (formerly the College of Aeronautics) is launching its new athletics program this semester.
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The Summer of ’69: “Miracle Mets” Return For Touching Reunion
Forty years ago this week, the 1969 incarnation of the NY METS were sporting a record of 70-52, six games out of first place behind the formidable Chicago Cubs. But they’d just won eight of their l...
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St. Francis Basketball looks to build on disappointing season
Usually, NCAA division I basketball teams that have a three-year record of 27-59 don’t have a sense of optimism. However, at St. Francis College, hope springs eternal.
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Cyclones Closing in on Division Title
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Brandon Moore: Athlete of the Week
In a sport as time-honored as baseball, it’s always a treat to watch someone do something that hasn’t been done before.
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A ballot box is emptied as workers prepare to count ballots at a counting centre in Aberdeen, ScotlandEDINBURGH (Reuters) - Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, voted for independence from the United Kingdom, but only by a narrow margin, its counting officer said. The vote was split 53 percent in favor of independence, 47 percent against, not enough to buck the trend of results in other parts of the country. "It certainly isn't good enough given results elsewhere," John Curtice, a professor at Strathclyde University and a leading authority on polling, told BBC Television. (Writing by Mike Peacock)


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EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Votes are being counted from Scotland's independence referendum with most of the first tallies expected to come from the smaller councils. Announcements from the big cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen are expected only around 0400 GMT. The referendum will be decided by a simple majority, meaning the 'yes' and 'no' campaigns are seeking to get more than 50 percent of the votes cast. Below are details of counts which have been declared so far and the councils for which results have yet to be announced. ...
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In this Sept. 15, 2014 photo, a woman who did not want to give her name for fear of reprisals, lays out the clothes of her late 15-year-old daughter Erika Gomez Gonzalez, on a bed at her home in Arcelia, Mexico. The woman says she witnessed her child's death when army soldiers fired first at an armed group at a grain warehouse on June 30 in the town of San Pedro Limon, Mexico. She said one man died in the initial shootout, when the rest of the gunmen surrendered on the promise they would not be hurt. She recalls that her daughter, who was face down in the ground with a bullet in her leg, was rolled over while she was still alive and shot more than half a dozen times in the chest. The mother said she arrived to the warehouse the day before the shooting, in an attempt to take her daughter home, but gang members wouldn't let her. (AP Photo/Eduardo Castillo)ARCELIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's Civil Rights Commission says it is investigating the circumstances of a June confrontation between the army and a suspected drug gang that left 22 people dead.


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