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This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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 increa...
Michael Mossman Jazz Concert
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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. Mos...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 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 compl...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 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 | 208 208 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 | 222 222 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 | 229 229 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 | 8 8 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 | 12 12 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 | 12 12 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...

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Avella drops out of Queens beep race
State Senator Tony Avella dropped out of the race for Queens borough president Wednesday afternoon, leaving a two-way race in the Democratic Primary between Melinda Katz and Councilman Peter Vallon...
Aug 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols call for more noise monitors around airports
Other airports have double the number of NYC
Aug 14, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ferreras explains details of Flushing Meadows USTA deal
Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras met with the members of Faith in New York last week to discuss the recent deal with the United States Tennis Association (USTA). On July 24, the City Council reached a...
Aug 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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109th Precinct national Night Out Against Crime
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly were just two of the more notable names among the hundreds that flocked to Bowne Playground at the intersection of Union Street and Sanford...
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Following death, pol calls for tighter tree maintenance
A Queens state senator is calling on Mayor Michael Bloomberg to focus on the maintenance of city trees following the death of Yingyi Li-Dikov, who was struck by a falling tree in Kissena Park on Su...
Aug 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Survivors of domestic abuse seek financial independence
Program at Justice Center teaches saving, investing and loans
Aug 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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30th Annual National Night Out Against Crime in Queens
Locations and times across the borough
Aug 06, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pow-Wow returns to Queens County Farm
The 35th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow was held at the Queens County Farm Museum in Floral Park this past weekend. Over 40 Indian nations participated in the three-day event...
Jul 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposal to cut black market cigarette sales
Avella and group push aggressive stance on untaxed cigarettes
Jul 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girl Scout throws birthday party for homeless kids
Councilman teams up to help gather supplies
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New York lawmakers urge Port Authority to create aiport adivosry committee
New York lawmakers are calling on the Port Authority to establish an advisory committee to address quality of life concerns for residents impacted by airport activity. Ten representatives and the s...
Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOE pull backs on Bayside Hills school
Bayside Hills residents opposed to the construction of a new school in their neighborhood got a temporary reprieve. The City Council Subcommittee on Landmarks, Public Siting and Maritime Uses was o...
Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advocates want Flushing Meadows Corona Park landmarked
Pols calls for public hearing on LPC's decision
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New LaGuardia flight patterns seemingly at odds with fed bill
FAA may have overreached in issuing CatEx
Jul 17, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whitestone residents fed up with bus
Want MTA to move the Q15A from 10th Avenue
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states.
2014-08-20 18:17:00 -0400

FILE - This undated file still image from video released April 7, 2011, by GlobalPost, shows James Foley of Rochester, N.H., a freelance contributor for GlobalPost, in Benghazi, Libya. In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded Foley — and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say. (AP Photo/GlobalPost, File)President Barack Obama pledged Wednesday to continue to confront Islamic State militants despite the beheading of an American journalist in Iraq, standing firm in the face of the militants' threats to kill another hostage unless the U.S. military changes course.


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FILE - In this May 22, 2014, file photo, Tony Stewart, left, talks with Kevin Harvick before qualifying for a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Stewart is skipping a second straight Sprint Cup race, and it is not clear when the NASCAR star might return after he struck and killed a driver at a dirt-track race in New York last weekend. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.


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