blog roll
our featured bloggers
This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 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 | 63 63 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 | 106 106 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 | 250 250 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 | 157 157 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 | 16 16 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 | 214 214 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 | 206 206 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 | 215 215 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 | 17 17 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...

more blogs

news
A season of fun at Sky View Center
Free community events to celebrate new retail center
Oct 26, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Two scouts aim to end e-waste
New York City residents are currently allowed to discard electronics, with the exception of rechargeable batteries, in the trash. Starting in 2015, they will be required by law to recycle these ite...
Oct 26, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
City Council - 28th District: Vote Ruben Wills
ENDORSEMENT 2010
Oct 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Jeff Rosenstock announces final season
Queens Theatre executive director to step down
Oct 21, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Endangered Chinese art comes to Flushing Town Hall
Two new exhibits highlighting dying Chinese art forms opened on Saturday at Flushing Town Hall, a cultural institution located in the heart of a predominantly Asian community. Featuring pieces from...
Oct 19, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Flushing BID gets new executive director
Newly appointed Flushing Business Improvement District (BID) Executive Director Dian Yu’s qualification to hold the post was called into question at a press conference last Friday. As a reporter me...
Oct 19, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
St. Mary’s Hospital for Children grows up
Hospital breaks ground for long overdue expansion
Oct 12, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
NYC becomes even more sustainable
A recent report released by Mayor Michael Bloomberg shows the city is on track for achieving the carbon reduction goals laid out in PlaNYC, a sustainability plan aimed at lowering greenhouse gas em...
Oct 12, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
St. Agnes School opens its doors
If you're looking for a place where your daughter will get a quality Christian education in an intimate all-female setting, consider St. Agnes Academic High School, a college preparatory school of ...
Oct 12, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
A Review Of The Top High Schools in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan
It’s An Investment – Not A Cost
Oct 06, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Help arrives for civic groups trying to clean up after the storm
Federal aid for tornado-affected neighborhoods may not be arriving anytime soon, but for those dedicated community members who have been working to get their neighborhoods back to normal after the ...
Oct 05, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Helping to see Queens
New York Hospital Queens is looking out for its patients. On October 4, doctors at the NYHQ Eye Center in Flushing unveiled a piece of revolutionary eye equipment that will conceivably make a huge ...
Oct 05, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Financing needed, but Flushing Commons is coming
It's been a quiet summer on the Flushing Commons front, but the $850 million redevelopment of Municipal Parking Lot #1 in downtown Flushing is moving ahead. “Going forward we have to start thinking...
Oct 05, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Mets Alums Support James Beard Foundation
Several big name Mets alums showcased their skills away from the baseball diamond last Wednesday at CitiField, and at the same time came out in support of a good cause. Formers Mets stars such as D...
Oct 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Queens Theater celebrates milestone in expansion
The Queens Theatre in the Park (QTIP) just got bigger and better. Spirits ran high at a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Thursday marking the completion of phase one of the theater's $27 million expans...
Sep 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news
Emotions were running high as immigrant-rights activists, families and elected officials across the country waited to hear President Barack Obama's televised announcement on immigration reform.
2014-11-20 19:06:11 -0500

The White House is seen at dusk in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. President Barack Obama on Thursday is expected to announce steps he will take to shield up to 5 million immigrants illegally in the United States from deportation. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."


2014-11-20 20:27:18 -0500

This photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections shows Wiley Bridgeman. The Cuyahoga County prosecutor’s office has filed a motion dismissing aggravated murder cases against three men falsely accused of killing a businessman outside a corner store in Cleveland in 1975. Fifty-seven-year-old Ricky Jackson, 60-year-old Bridgeman and his brother, 57-year-old Ronnie Bridgeman, were sentenced to death during separate trials in 1975 for the slaying of Herman Franks. Their convictions were based solely on the testimony of a 13-year-old boy who in 2013 recanted and said he was coerced and threatened by Cleveland police detectives.(AP Photo/Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections)CLEVELAND (AP) — A man convicted with his brother and his childhood friend of killing a businessman in 1975 said Thursday he's sorry his mother isn't alive to see that they can now walk free together because the only witness against them has recanted the damning testimony he gave as a 13-year-old.


2014-11-20 20:39:34 -0500