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Need Advice from a $500/hour Immigration Lawyer?
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you an artist from another country? Ever wonder if you qualify for US Immigration’s so-called “Artist visa”? Are those visas only for visual or performing artists? How do you get a Green Card a...
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...
Want more Grant Writing Tips?
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Join Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer,  Queens Council on the Art ’s Executive Director as she “pulls back the curtain” for a rare inside look at what can turn your grant proposal into an award letter – from...
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...
Improv: Friend or Foe?
Oct 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether you are an experienced, fearless improviser or someone who shudders at the thought of being asked to improvise at an audition, this session is for you. Join Queens Council on the Arts at 3 ...

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Avella, groups oppose legalized basement apartments
Many frown upon aspect of de Blasio’s affordable housing plan
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Pol: city should be responsible for buried hydrants
Currently, homeowners on hook for clearing snow
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Flavor of Queens on display at annual Taste event
To celebrate the growing food scene in New York City’s most diverse borough, the Queens Economic Development Corporation hosted its annual Taste of Queens festival in the ballroom at the Sheraton L...
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QBG celebrates Arbor Day in grand fashion
The Queens Botanical Garden held its Fourth Annual Arbor Day Festival at the Flushing garden this past Sunday. Hundreds attended the event, which featured a host of vendors, several food trucks, an...
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A Bayside hero is remembered on 204th Street
Pols and family gather for street renaming in his honor
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Flushing's chapter in the gay rights movement
Street renamed for founders of PFLAG
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New tax relief program benefits small homeowners
Condo and co-op communities will see small relief
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Taste of Queens returns with World’s Fair theme
Capitalizing on the diversity that has become characteristic of the borough, this year’s Taste of Queens event promises to satiate even the pickiest eaters with an even wider array of epicurean off...
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Pols call for additional minimum wage increase
Rally on City Hall steps for $15 an hour
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Queens hosts Vision Zero town hall meeting
Citizens invited to provide input on street safety
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Check it out! Or check it in, you can do both
In a ceremony originally delayed by a winter blizzard, the Queens Library finally got a chance to celebrate the new self check-in and check-out kiosks at its Flushing branch. Visitors to the branch...
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Vietnam vets organize blood drive for Toro
Former group president suffering from war-related cancer
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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Study will examine bus service in NE Queens
A grant approved as part of the new state budget will fund a study looking into the effects that bus service cuts had on the residents of northeast Queens. Last week, State Senator Tony Avella anno...
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Mayor names new commissioner of Cultural Affairs
Queens Museum wishes good luck to former president
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Airport workers march for higher wages
Underpaid staff anxiously await above-poverty pay and benefits
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ebola fears have infected a medical conference on the subject. Louisiana state health officials told thousands of doctors planning to attend a tropical diseases meeting this weekend in New Orleans to stay away if they have been to certain African countries or have had contact with an Ebola patient in the last 21 days.
2014-10-30 13:19:23 -0400

A man jumps over a burning couch in the Mission district after the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The celebration in San Francisco's streets following the Giants' World Series victory turned raucous and violent, with two people shot and two stabbed. Police got pelted with bottles as they tried to disperse crowds.


2014-10-30 13:18:49 -0400

A convoy of peshmerga vehicles is welcomed by Turkish Kurds after crossing into Turkey near the Habur border gate in the southeastern city of SilopiBy Humeyra Pamuk and Omer Berberoglu SURUC Turkey (Reuters) - A first group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered the besieged Syrian town of Kobani on Thursday to help push back Islamic State militants who have defied U.S. air strikes and threatened to massacre its Kurdish defenders. Kobani, on the border with Turkey, has been encircled by the Sunni Muslim insurgents for more than 40 days. Weeks of U.S.-led air strikes have failed to break their stranglehold, and Kurds are hoping the arrival of the peshmerga will turn the tide. ...


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