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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
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  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
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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 | 170 170 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
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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
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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
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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 | 281 281 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 | 9 9 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 | 13 13 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 ...

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Candidates square off in 16th District forum
On Tuesday evening, August 24, the auditorium at the Flushing Branch of the Queens Public Library hosted an almost standing room-only audience in rapt attention. A range of critical issues were rai...
Aug 31, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIRR lines paralyzed by signal damage
Ten out of 11 of railroad branches were suspended on Monday
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Queens students take a stand
Group stages street protest for peace in Sudan
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Willow Lake welcomes you with open gates
The restoration of Willow Lake, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park’s slightly less well-known body of water, is slated for completion by the end of 2011, but a ceremonial ribbon cutting on August 18 for ...
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Queens seniors lose $21M each year in scams
New legislation would protect elders from financial fraud
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The late Bill DeCota honored with memorial tree
Port Authority director of Aviation lives on at the Queens Botanical Garden
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The Unisphere Fountain’s resurgence
$2M repairs breathe new life into World's Fair landmark
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Maker Day weekend a taste of upcoming Faire
Fortresses, boats, robots, sun-catchers, airplanes…construction was underway at the New York Hall of Science last weekend. The Hall of Science was hosting the second of three Maker Day weekends, in...
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Man charged in freeway assault on ex-wife
A Hollis man who is accused of assaulting his ex-wife as she drove him to work appeared in court last week. The defendant, Ameer Khairullah, 51, was arraigned in Queens Criminal Court August 5 on c...
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Tee time for kids
Golf has traditionally been associated with wealthy, middle-aged men, but for the past 11 years City Parks Foundation has been changing that stereotype, providing thousands of city kids with free g...
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Dragons in the lake
Annual boat festival takes to the water
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Stranded on the shore in Flushing Meadows
Boat rental company left without a dock
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Another murder in flushing raises safety concerns
Residents, pols call for a greater police presence
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City Council approves Flushing Commons
The City Council voted 44-2 on Thursday to approve the Flushing Commons project. Only council members Gale Brewer of Manhattan and Brad Lander of Brooklyn voted against the controversial developmen...
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Local biz to get guidance at upcoming expo
SBA official advises local entrepreneurs to think beyond their communities
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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says heavily armed suspected Islamic militants have attacked a high security prison in the Somali capital.
2014-08-31 06:05:21 -0400

A Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldier stands guard at the entrance to the PLA's Hong Kong Garrison headquarters in Hong Kong on August 29, 2014China insisted Sunday that candidates for Hong Kong's next leader must be screened in advance, triggering tears and fury in the former British colony where democracy advocates said they would occupy the financial district. The standing committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's rubber-stamp parliament, decided that the city's next chief executive will be elected by popular vote in 2017, but candidates must each be backed by more than half the members of a "broadly representative nominating committee". Democracy activists in the semi-autonomous Chinese city say this means Beijing will be able to ensure a sympathetic slate of candidates and exclude opponents. The pro-democracy group Occupy Central said it would go ahead with its threat to take over the city's Central financial district in protest, at an unspecified date.


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Li Fei, deputy general secretary of National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee arrives for a press conference in Beijing, China, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. China's legislature has ruled out open nominations in elections for Hong Kong's leader. The legislature's standing committee announced Sunday that all candidates must receive more than half of votes from a special nominating body before going before voters.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)BEIJING (AP) — China's legislature on Sunday ruled against allowing open nominations in elections for Hong Kong's leader, saying it would create a "chaotic society" in a decision that promises to ignite political tensions in the Asian financial hub.


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