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This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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 | 126 126 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 | 173 173 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 | 222 222 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 | 229 229 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 $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 480 480 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 512 512 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 | 546 546 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 | 519 519 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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Little League Groundskeeper of 32 Years Just Loves the Game
Sitting at a white-wooden picnic table overlooking three baseball diamonds, Al Erdmann dressed in a faded blue tank top and jean shorts turned and proclaimed, “I’m the only man in Queens with a 6-a...
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Handball Junior Nationals Land in Woodside
The tournament, which was sponsored by the Queens Borough Elk Lodge, ran from Thursday June 25th to Sunday June 28th, and brought over 150 participants; all competing to become national champions.
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclone Watch: 'Clones Streaking
The Latest: The streaking Cyclones are sitting in first place in the New York-Penn McNamara Division with an 8-2 record.
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores for 6/22-6/25
They pulled away and never looked back for the win
Jun 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclones right home in rain
Fans, players excited for opening weekend at Keyspan
Jun 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feat of the Week: St. John’s Prep Varsity Baseball Team Wins Second Consecutive CHSAA “B” Title
Senior right-hander Teo Ramirez pitched a complete-game, two-hitter, striking out 10 and batting 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and four RBIs to lead the Red Storm to a 13-3 win against Rice in the...
Jun 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores for 6/15
The Crusaders pulled away and never looked back for the win
Jun 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores for 6/19
In the 21 & under boys division of Heroes basketball league, the RMS beat the Supereme by a final score of 57 to 51 on Friday. The high scorers for the RMS were Mike Tableman with 19 points and Kei...
Jun 20, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our TOP 10 Favorite Things About Citi Field
A 10 week lovefest for the new home of the Mets
Jun 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cotto hangs on to title, barely
Narrowly beats Clottey at Garden before Puerto Rican Day parade
Jun 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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ANGLE OF THE WEEK: Dom Scala in Williamsburg
rooklyn native Dom Scala was feted at CARMINE’S PIZZERIA in Williamsburg this past Thursday to celebrate the publication of his new book “ONE-ON-ONE BASEBALL.”
Jun 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU’s James Jones Selected by Seattle Mariners in MLB Draft
Long Island University’s James Jones had a stellar season with the Blackbirds, as well as a career for the record books.
Jun 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Maulers beat St. Kevins Score: 31 to 7
On Tuesday, in the 12 & under boys division, Maspeth Maulers beat St. Kevins by a final score of 31 to 7. It was the play of Joseph DiBenedetto, who racked up 22 points on the Maulers. They as they...
Jun 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black Knights beat A-1 Security Score: 18 to 17
It was a close game till The Black Knights pulled away in the fourth quarter by outscoring A-1 Security 6 to 5
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Maspeth Maulers 31, St. Kevin's 7
They only allowed 7 points in “their house.”
Jun 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York Times correspondent Matthew Rosenberg speaks during an interview with an AFP reporter at the New York Times office in Kabul on August 20, 2014Afghanistan on Wednesday ordered a New York Times correspondent to leave the country after he wrote an article saying government ministers and officials were threatening to seize power to end a stand-off over election results. The attorney general's office said the article was "against the national interests and the national security of Afghanistan" and that Matthew Rosenberg must depart within 24 hours. The move underlined fears that media freedoms gained since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001 are being lost as the US-led military intervention and civilian aid programme in Afghanistan wind down. "It is not the first time that the paper has involved itself in Afghanistan's internal political affairs for its own political purposes and agenda," Aimal Faizi, spokesman for President Hamid Karzai, said an email sent to AFP.


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President Barack Obama on Wednesday condemned the Islamic State militants who beheaded an American journalist as "a cancer" and said "their ideology is bankrupt." "The whole world is appalled by the brutal murder of James Foley," Obama said, speaking a day after the militants released a video of Foley being beheaded. Obama said he called Foley's family to express his condolences. Islamic State, which has been marching through northern Iraq, released the video as a warning to Washington but Obama said the United States will continue to do "what we must do to protect our people." (Writing by Bill Trott in Washington;
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Liberia security forces blockade an area around the West Point Ebola center as the government clamps down on the movement of people to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Security forces deployed Wednesday to enforce a quarantine around a slum in the Liberian capital, stepping up the government’s fight to stop the spread of Ebola and unnerving residents. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The World Health Organization says the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is now at least 1,350 people.


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