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What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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 | 10 10 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 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 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 | 1 1 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 | 32 32 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 | 34 34 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 | 54 54 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 | 65 65 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...
How Are Personal Injury Cases in NYC Settled?
Oct 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
Personal injury law protects individuals against any wrongful conduct that results in physical harm or mental harm, whether intentional or accidental. These acts are referred to as tort acts or tor...
Improv: Friend or Foe?
Oct 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 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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Legislators call on NYCHA to spend funding
Local elected officials are calling on the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) to begin using government funding to improve the quality of life in the city's public housing projects. “We absolu...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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FAA meets with Queens residents
Search for a solution to airplane noise continues
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City launches program to help vets start businesses
The city announced this week it will launch a new program to aid New York City veterans in starting new businesses. Veterans are at least 45 percent more likely to be self-employed and typically ou...
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LaGuardia Airport workers demand change
Employees want higher wages and better healthcare
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Queens Museum unveils long-awaited expansion project
Flushing Meadows museum shortens name, doubles in size
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When the light-emitting diodes shine down on Broadway
Mayor and DOT announce plans to convert streetlights by 2017
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Pols call for waste equity in Queens and Brooklyn
New proposal to enforce SWMP legislation of 2006
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Group fights reforms to Scaffold Law
Study finds Latino workers most at risk
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Dromm calls on DOE to make Diwali a school holiday
Council bill is gaining support from local leaders
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Queens kids learn about a healthy lifestyle at USTA School Day
The Unites States Tennis Association and Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras hosted the second annual USTA Schools Day on Wednesday, October 16, in Flushing Meadow Corona Park. “The USTA School Day is a ...
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Event shines 'light' on after-school programs
Lights on Afterschool, an annual event hosted by the Afterschool Alliance, took place for the 14th straight year on October 17. Lights On Afterschool promotes awareness for the need for after-schoo...
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Arcabascio looks to challenge Katz for Queens beep
Says former candidate Vallone would make great deputy
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Sparks fly at Queens BP Debate
Arcabascio: “I’m not an evil Republican”
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Students protest cuts to AP program at Cardozo High
Call on DOE to restore $400,000 in budget cuts
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Willets Point development project approved by NYC Council
With only three votes against and one of abstention, the $3 billion dollar proposal to rezone and develop in Willets Point was passed by the NYC Council last night. Similar to how the Council grant...
Oct 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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A woman sits under a yellow umbrella as pro-democracy protesters gather on a main street they occupy at Mongkok shopping district in Hong KongBy Diana Chan and Donny Kwok HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong protesters plan to hold a straw poll on government proposals they rejected earlier in the week as their street campaign pushing for democracy for the Chinese-controlled city entered its fifth week on Friday. With crowds likely to swell at the weekend, student leaders late on Thursday announced a plan for an electronic poll of protesters on reform proposals tabled by senior city government officials in talks on Tuesday that failed to break the deadlock. ...


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BEIJING (Reuters) - China rebuffed a U.N. call for full political rights for Hong Kong on Friday, saying that an international covenant on such rights was not a "measure for reform" in the Chinese-ruled territory. The U.N. Human Rights Committee on Thursday said residents in the former British colony, now a "special administrative region" of China with wide-ranging autonomy, should have the right to stand for election as well as the right to vote. ...
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A man walks past new Ford car at Jacob Javits Convention Center during New York International Auto Show in New YorkBy Bernie Woodall and Ben Klayman DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co's third-quarter earnings beat Wall Street expectations on a strong showing in North America and China even as revenue fell due to the cost of introducing the F-150 pickup truck. Ford's launch of its F-150 made with an aluminum body is on track, the company said on Friday. A 3 percent drop in third-quarter revenue to $34.9 billion is largely linked to the shutdown of the F-150 plant in Dearborn, Michigan. Ford net profit of $835 million, or 21 cents per share, was down 34 percent from $1. ...


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