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What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
In several real estate transactions, especially in it comes to the sale of a house, you can find a lawyer taking an important role. Though they aren’t necessarily needed in real estate transactions...
Legal Eligibility For Workers Compensation & Disability
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Except in special cases, worker’s compensation covers most employees because most companies are required to purchase some form of insurance to cover their employees. However, the scope of benefits ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014
Oct 22, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of Queens home sales reached its second-highest rate of 2014 in September, but was slightly slower than the previous month and remains below 2013 levels. P...
A 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Beatles Arrival to America
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens West Kiwanis Foundation proudly presents A 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE BEATLES ARRIVAL TO AMERICA with "Yesterday and Today" - A Tribute to The Music of The Beatles, on Saturday, Oct...
Filing Bankruptcy For Credit Card Debt: Your Legal Options
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
Buried in Credit Card Debt? What Are Your Options? Credit card debt is one of the most common types of debt in the United States next to mortgage and student loan debts. As of September 2014, the a...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sausage and Choice of Beverage. Children & Seniors ...
What Employers Should Understand about Disability Discrimination
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners typically look from an employer’s perspective and fire employees who cannot do the job. For the most part, this line of reasoning is valid and especially if you have at-will employm...
Are You In A Vicious Cycle Of Stress, Insomnia And Depression?
Oct 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
Today on Huffington Post an article came out called "The Vicious Cycle Of Stress, Insomnia And Depression" ( read here ).  Studies show that how not being able to shut down or quite the ongoing tho...
The Real Deal-Real Estate news update.....
Oct 02, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
This is the last year of low mortgage rates.... With 36 years years of experience please adhere to my advice. Putting it simply like life itself, there is a beginning and there is always an end. Du...
Importance of Educating Your Managers about Religious Discrimination Laws
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates Restaurant owners must ensure their managers understand employment laws and put policies in place that protect their business against discrimination lawsuits. P...

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Ed Wendell, President of the Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society
Ed Wendell was asked to be the president of the Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society roughly one year ago by its former president Leonora Lavan. But at the time, he turned it down. Now one yea...
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Gabriel Taussig, Chief of the Law Department’s Administrative Law Division
On November 18, Gabriel Taussig, chief of the city Law Department’s Administrative Law Division, received the 2011 Mary C. Lawton Outstanding Government Service Award, which is given to only one at...
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Edie Stone, Director of Green Thumb
Red Hook resident Edie Stone calls it a “kind of a funny story” about how she rose through the ranks to become the director one of New York City's most known urban agriculture agencies, Green Thumb...
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kenny Dunn, Glendale Kiwanis President
Glendale Kiwanis President Kenny Dunn said he is committed to the club's pledge “to help make a difference in the community.” Dunn grew up in the Maspeth area and now lives in Glendale. He works fo...
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Luis Flores, Master Jeweler
Luis Flores moved to Queens from Peru 18 years ago. He moved to Maspeth from Corona and opened up Lafyes Jewelry Store at 65-43 Grand Avenue in 2005. “I always felt that I have the ability to creat...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emmanuel Thingue, senior designer at NYC Parks Department
Cadman Plaza Park and South Oxford Park in Brooklyn, Orchard Beach in the Bronx and Lefferts Playground in Queens – these are just a few examples of what Emmanuel Thingue has contributed to the New...
Nov 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ricardi Calixte, Neighborhood Economic Development Director
Ricardi Calixte spends his time helping small businesses around Queens get the resources they need to expand and thrive. Calixte was born in Haiti and came to the United States in 1989 when he was ...
Oct 20, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chistopher Olechowski, Brooklyn CB1 Chairman
You could say that Christopher Olechowski has always been community-oriented – and you'd be right. The current chairman of Community Board 1, which covers the Greenpoint and Williamsburg neighborho...
Oct 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martha Zupanic, Domestic violence survivor
Seven years ago, Martha Zupanic didn't know that she would become the victim of domestic abuse at the hands of her husband. They were married and lived in a nice home in Whitestone. The agreement w...
Oct 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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James P. Carey, School Principal
James P. Carey has been principal of Monsignor McClancy High School in Elmhurst for the last 14 years. After growing up in Massapequa, Long Island, and getting a Bachelor's in Health Education and ...
Oct 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Darryl Alladice
Poet, Advocate
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Chris Harrington
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Gary Giordano
CB5 District Manager
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Chase Emmons, Beekeeper
Chase Emmons has been buzzing around the city spreading the word on an often-misjudged form of urban farming: beekeeping. Emmons is the chief beekeeper and director of business development for Broo...
Sep 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Erica Chow, Ecofest art winner
Erica Chow's pursuit of her passion for sustainability and eco-friendliness has landed her the top place at this year's Ecofest Environmental Art Competition. Chow, 13, entered the Ecofest Environm...
Aug 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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The British ship RFA Argus docks at the port in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. The Royal Fleet Auxiliary Argus docked at The Queen Elizabeth II quay in Freetown Thursday unloading 32 pickup trucks to be used in the Ebola response in Freetown. The ship is also equipped with three Merlin MK2 helicopters that will be used to transport resources and personnel to the remote regions of Sierra Leone. (AP Photo/ Michael Duff)FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Liberia is making some progress in containing the Ebola outbreak while the crisis in Sierra Leone is going to get worse, the top anti-Ebola officials in the two countries said.


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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 file photo, surrounded by plainclothes policemen, prominent Egyptian blogger Alaa Abdel-Fattah, left, with his sister Sanaa Seif, speaks to the crowd after attending their father's funeral in Cairo, Egypt. Laila Soueif and Mona Seif, mother and sister of two jailed pro-democracy Egyptian activists, Sanaa Seif and Alaa Abdel-Fattah, are on hunger strike to press demands for their release and show solidarity with other activists detained for breaking a draconian law on street protests. "I don't think this will lead to the release of Alaa and Sanaa, but we are moving things and that will have an accumulative effect on the public," Soueif, a 58-year-old mathematician, told The Associated Press on Thursday, Oct. 30. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)CAIRO (AP) — The mother and sister of two jailed pro-democracy Egyptian activists are on hunger strike to press demands for their release and show solidarity with other activists detained for breaking a draconian law on street protests.


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This undated photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows inmate Alstory Simon. On Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, a Cook County judge ordered the release of Simon, whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a 1982 double killing. Simon’s confession in the high-profile case led to the 1999 release of Anthony Porter, who had spent 16 years on death row and whose supporters maintained he was wrongfully convicted. (AP Photo/Illinois Department of Corrections)CHICAGO (AP) — A prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a case that was instrumental in the campaign to end capital punishment in Illinois was released Thursday after he recanted and a prosecutor said there was powerful evidence that the other man was responsible.


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