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This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination?
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As described in our earlier blog article, there are exceptions to at-will employment terminations, making them unlawful, and termination based on discrimination is one of th...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Nov 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 273 273 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Location: Martin Luther HS, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sa...
Can You Be the Executor of an Estate in New York if You Don’t Live in the State?
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
Posted on October 23, 2014 by BonnieLawston If your loved one has died in New York, with a valid will, trust or estate plan there, but you live in another state, you may be uncertain if you can, or...
Need Advice from a $500/hour Immigration Lawyer?
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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 | 239 239 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 | 229 229 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 | 236 236 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 | 20 20 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...

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Queens resident dies in pledging incident
Baruch College fraternity was at Pennsylvania retreat
Dec 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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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
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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...
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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 | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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5 Pointz owner says decision to whitewash was difficult
Just as the 5 Pointz Aerosol Art Center team seemed on the verge of turning their beloved graffiti art mecca into an official landmark, building owner Gerald Wolkoff sent in his own squad of painte...
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Willets Point business owners need more time
Pol says relocation plan was inadequate
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In fight over QueensWay, homeowners take on national group
Can a small group of homeowners derail an ambitious plan to turn an abandoned train line in the middle of the borough into a public bike path? The battle over QueensWay - the name given the propose...
Nov 21, 2013 | 4 4 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Concessionaire has been selected for Ederle Terrace
Revival of waterfront space in Flushing Meadows
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Roosevelt Ave. biz owners discuss potential BID
Some critics warming up to proposal
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Michelle Obama saw her alma mater Princeton take on American University in a women's basketball game Sunday night.
2014-11-23 23:27:10 -0500

Jutting, a British banker charged with two counts of murder, sits in prison bus as he arrives at the Eastern Law Courts in Hong KongHONG KONG (Reuters) - A court in Hong Kong on Monday adjourned the trial of a 29-year-old British banker charged with killing two women until July because of the length of time needed for prosecutors to prepare their case. Rurik Jutting, who had worked at Bank of America Corp in Hong Kong, was charged earlier this month after police found the bodies of the women in his apartment. One was put inside a suitcase on his balcony, authorities have said. Local media have described the two victims as prostitutes from Indonesia. ...


2014-11-23 23:22:43 -0500

Liam Payne, from left, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan and Harry Styles of the musical group One Direction accept the award for favorite pop/rock album for “Midnight Memories” on stage at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)American girls love British boys: One Direction won artist of the year at the American Music Awards, taking home three honors and was the night's big winner next to Katy Perry, who didn't attend the show.


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