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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
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Game 29: Hofstra Routed, Misses Big Opportunity by Jonathan
February 25, 2009 10:27 PM | 7426 views | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
————————————————————— WED 02/25/09 GEORGIA STATE 76, HOFSTRA 55 HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 19-10, 10-6 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: tied for 5th JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 18.6 pts, 4.8 reb, 4.1 ast, 3.4...
5S7M_Jenkins.jpg Jenkins Earns 2 Player Of The Week Honors by Jonathan
February 25, 2009 10:37 AM | 7541 views | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
It's been well-known all season among Hofstra Basketball followers that Charles Jenkins is the go-to guy for the 2008-09 Hofstra Pride. But, Jenkins is again being recognized in the New York area, ...
4X9I_HU_FU_1.jpg Game 28: Vines Bails Out Jenkins, Hofstra by Jonathan
February 21, 2009 10:32 PM | 7962 views | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
————————————————————— SAT 02/21/09 HOFSTRA 61, FAIRFIELD 56 HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 19-9, 10-6 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: tied for 4th JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 18.6 pts, 4.9 reb, 4.1 ast, 3.4 to —...
Eric Ulrich and the New Queens GOP by Anthony
February 23, 2009 12:31 AM | 6047 views | 1 1 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
Talking to Vince Tabone of the Queens GOP, you can feel the enthusiasm he has for newcomer Eric Ulrich, who is running for the vacant city council seat left by Sen. Joe Addabbo. Like Ulrich, I ran ...
Onward Laptop Soldiers…. by Anthony
February 23, 2009 12:26 AM | 6881 views | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
Solidarity has such a noble ring to it that you can see where students can get riled up in the word alone. The protests at New York University this week were viewed by many people, and many student...
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In this Feb. 11, 2014 image from video released by the City of Ferguson, Mo., officer Darren Wilson attends a city council meeting in Ferguson. Police identified Wilson, 28, as the police officer who shot Michael Brown on Aug. 9, 2014, sparking over a week of protests in the suburban St. Louis town. (AP Photo/City of Ferguson)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old ignited racial upheaval in a St. Louis suburb has been characterized as either an aggressor whose deadly gunfire constituted a daylight execution or a law enforcer wrongly maligned for just doing his job.


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This undated photo provided by Felicia Leija shows Jose Banda, 20, with his newborn daughter Alisa. Authorities say Banda was fatally shot in December 2012 minutes after he slammed into a truck that was being pushed by a father and his two sons after the vehicle had broken down. The two boys were killed in the alcohol-related accident. Investigators allege the boys’ father, David Barajas, shot Banda. Barajas’ trial is set to begin Monday, Aug. 18. (AP Photo/Felicia Leija)ANGLETON, Texas (AP) — An ex-deputy told jurors Wednesday he failed to note in a report that more gunfire had taken place well after a drunken driver was fatally shot in Texas following an accident that killed two boys, a detail a defense attorney says helps point to the innocence of the boys' father who is on trial for murder.


2014-08-20 15:16:10 -0400

U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in WashingtonBy Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve has been surprised by how quickly the U.S. Policymakers "generally agreed" improvements in the labor market over the last year had been "greater than expected," according to minutes of the central bank's July 29-30 meeting released on Wednesday. The Fed had said in its policy statement following the meeting that there was "significant" labor market slack, but the minutes showed many members of its policy-setting panel thought this characterization "might have to change before long." "Labor market conditions had moved noticeably closer to those viewed as normal in the longer run," the minutes said. Still, most policymakers felt any change in their view on when to start raising rates "would depend on further information on the trajectories of economic activity, the labor market and inflation." The minutes also showed Fed officials had largely agreed on many elements of a framework for eventually raising rates from near zero, with almost all of them agreeing it would be appropriate to retain the overnight federal funds rate as their key target.


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