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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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 | 47 47 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 | 60 60 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 | 57 57 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...
Looking for an apartment? Ideas to benefit you!
Jul 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Ideas to benefit you. 'MIDDLE VILLAGE AREA' With plenty of competition out there looking for the same apartment that you are looking for, do you think it is a good idea to: Have on hand three month...
2015 Queens Arts Fund: Funding for Queens Artists and Arts Organizations
Jul 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) supports the hard work and contributions of the borough’s creative citizens with our Queens Arts Fund (QAF) grant program. These QAF grants help build the creative ...
Queens Council on the Arts’ 3rd Space Brings Emerging Artists Together
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
On Friday, July 18th, Queens Council on the Arts’  3rd Space  is proud to present Amy Wu and the launch of QNSMADE, a web-based project that celebrates the stories ofQueens through a series of port...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 305 305 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 | 338 338 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 | 382 382 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...

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The Top 10 Queens News Stories in 2013
10. ATU Bus Strike Beginning on Jan. 16, nearly 8,000 Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) 1181 bus drivers walked off the job to safeguard benefits and ensure job security in new contracts. During the ...
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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MTA says changes won't affect Queens bus riders
After riders of the QM2 and QM20 buses held a press conference denouncing the MTA’s decision to depot some of the route's buses in the Bronx, MTA officials have looked into their concerns and assur...
Dec 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council approves animal abuse registry
Vallone passes final piece of legislation before leaving office
Dec 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Laws on e-bikes only confuse the situation
In an effort to enforce the ban on electric bicycles in the city, Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed two bills back in May to clarify definitions and increase penalties. Instead, they have confused bot...
Dec 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jackson Heights market closes doors, fires employees
Abrupt news just latests in controversy surrounding store
Dec 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens resident dies in pledging incident
Baruch College fraternity was at Pennsylvania retreat
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Pols step up fight against East River bridge tolls
Group's plan meant to decrease tolls, LIRR fees
Dec 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Uncertain future for World's Fair relic
Remember when New Yorkers rallied with “Save Penn Station” signs, only to witness the strike of the wrecking ball? How about when other monumental buildings, such as Grand Central Terminal and Carn...
Dec 11, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crowley introduces bill calling for quieter airplanes
As Queens residents continue to voice their concerns regarding airplane noise due to changes in flight patterns, one congressman is pushing legislation to make the planes themselves quieter. Joined...
Dec 11, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Borough Hall unveils 'The Forum'
New space will host public meeting, gatherings
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens bus riders questions depot switch
In response to a recent MTA decision to relocate two express buses providing service to Queens to a Bronx depot, community activist Ali Fadil held a press conference on Saturday denouncing the plan...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens residents petition for quieter skies
Queens residents gathered last week to discuss the steady increase in airplane noise in the borough. The meeting, led by Councilman Daniel Dromm, was attended by about 150 Queens residents and a re...
Dec 04, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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New reports shows increased food insufficiency
While millions hit the road and traveled to spend Thanksgiving with their families over the weekend, the New York City Coalition Against Hunger (NYCCAH) traveled to soup kitchens and pantries to he...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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The buzz on drunken fruit flies
LaGuardia College student wins national science contest
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Elected officials calls for moratorium on charter schools
With city funding for charter schools next year expected to reach over $1 billion, one City Council member thinks the city needs reign in the privately run schools. In an effort to bring fiscal cla...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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CAMP VERDE, Ariz. (AP) — A man who was a known flight risk escaped from a central Arizona jail by hoisting himself atop a basketball hoop, grabbing on to an overhead security fence and pulling it apart.
2014-07-28 16:21:04 -0400

Trader Glenn Kessler works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, July 28, 2014. The stock market is opening mixed at the start of a busy week as a batch of merger announcements lift shares in Family Dollar and other companies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are ending little changed as traders wait for key economic and earnings reports later this week.


2014-07-28 16:20:40 -0400
REVERE, Mass. (AP) — A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, ripping roofs off homes, uprooting dozens of large trees and forcing businesses to close.
2014-07-28 16:20:20 -0400