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BSZX_Dandelion.jpg Timing Is Everything by RachelleN
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 864 864 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 dainty mystery plants sprouting soft downy globes of milky white seeds perched high atop long slender gre...
8JKD_nysba.jpg 7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY by AronovRealEstate
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 314 314 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 these issues. 7. Adverse possession This is a problem commonly caused by squatters on foreclosed or ...
Watch Repair & Co. Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock by watchrepairco
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 293 293 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 superlatives: it holds several world records, such as the tallest clock tower in the world with 1,972 f...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York by cjleclaire
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 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 because they did not receive any pay for their work could not be considered employees and therefore di...
1SFU_SPARC1.jpg Are you interested in working with the senior population in Queens? by QueensCouncilArts
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you interested in working with the senior population in Queens? Then here is your chance to apply to a program that connects selected artists with senior citizens and places them in-residency at Senior Centers in Queens. Application Available: Wed, September 3rd Application Deadline: Septembe...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves by cjleclaire
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 332 332 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 time with a newborn. As an employer, understanding your obligations under this law can help you avoid d...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014 by queenshometeam
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 311 311 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 increase in home price which is likely a result of a decrease in the number of homes on the market in Quee...
Michael Mossman Jazz Concert by Page3
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Michael Mossman Jazz Concert August 23, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 2013 Grammy nominated Jazz performer Michael Mossman will be performing at Atlas Park this Saturday, August 23rd, from 7-9PM. Mr. Mossman just returned from performing in Taiwan and will play some Louis Armstrong, Latin jazz and othe...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you by cjleclaire
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 364 364 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 complimentary drink or appetizer. Department stores send out coupons to returning customers. Supermarkets...
6CYR_580523_191908224283922_988219937_n.jpg U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors by AminovLaw
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 343 343 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 not protected from the beneficiary’s creditors in bankruptcy.   The reasoning is, because the benefi...