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This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 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 | 67 67 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 | 111 111 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 | 255 255 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 | 161 161 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 | 221 221 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
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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 | 219 219 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...

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Pols urge governor to sign hospital closure bill
Would require community input before facility shuts down
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Federal disaster aid not coming soon, if at all
FEMA officials surveying storm damage to see if city qualifies
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Soldier fulfills a promise he made before going to Iraq
Cuts down the yellow ribbons that awaited his safe return
Sep 21, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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QBG plans to regrow after the storm
Half an hour before Cosmos Night was set to begin on September 16, the Queens Botanical Garden was enveloped by heavy wind and rain. It later became clear that the disturbance had left much of the ...
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Pols call on Feds to declare Queens a disaster area
In the wake of a violent tornado that tore through New York City Thursday evening, leaving thousands of New Yorkers with severe property damage and without electricity, elected officials gathered i...
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Pennsylvania woman killed in storm
A Pennsylvania woman who pulled over on the Grand Central Parkway during Thursday evenings powerful storms was killed when a tree fell on her car. Aline Levakis, 30, was on the Grand Central Parkwa...
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Brief storm wreaks havoc in Flushing
Trees, power lines downed
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Friends to host breast cancer fundraiser
Toni Sheridan and Christina Corsini of Middle Village have participated in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer for years. Now, the two friends have decided to throw a fundraiser at Fillmore’s Tavern in...
Sep 14, 2010 | 3 3 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cosmos Night planned for Queens Botanical Garden
When the leaves on trees start to change color, many people know autumn is here. For people of Korean descent, nothing says fall like the blooming of a Cosmos plant. In Flushing, where there is a l...
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Free health fair focuses on Hepatitis B
The New York Hospital of Queens (NYHQ) announced last Thursday that it will be hosting a Flushing health fair on Sunday, September 19, in conjunction with non-profit organization Association for Ch...
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Queens vet gets a warm welcome on return home
Holy Cross grad was stationed in Iraq
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Foodies delight their taste buds at 'Feastival'
Wendy Chan is no stranger to the world of food trade shows. Her New York-based marketing and consulting firm, Definity Marketing, specializes in business development, strategic planning and event p...
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Forcina betting on Whitestone roots
Candidate for 26th AD says upset possible
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Serving up fun at Arthur Ashe Kids' Day
Tennis royalty graces the courts at the U.S. Open every summer, but on Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, it's the children that rule. Presented by Hess and produced by the United States Tennis Association (US...
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Audit: Parks letting $10M in improvements slide
But department argues it is enforcing agreements
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Police officers stand during a protest on November 20, 2014 outside the Ferguson Police Department in MissouriUS President Barack Obama urged calm Friday ahead of an expected grand jury decision in a town rocked by unrest after a white police officer shot a black teen to death. A grand jury in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson is looking at the racially charged shooting, in which Officer Darren Wilson shot unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown. The August 9 death led to weeks of violence, and Missouri's governor this week declared a state of emergency and activated the state National Guard ahead of the decision. Obama's comments came after Brown's father and Attorney General Eric Holder also made separate appeals.


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President Barack Obama waves to the crowd as he leaves the auditorium at Del Sol High School, in Las Vegas, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, after speaking about immigration. The president unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation, setting off a fierce fight with Republicans over the limits of presidential powers. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dallamy Santos said she knows what it's like when immigration status tears a family apart. The Las Vegas casino worker experienced it when her husband had to go back to Mexico and wait indefinitely until he was cleared to return to the U.S.


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President Barack Obama walks the White House Colonnade, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Washington, before his departure aboard Marine One to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Obama is traveling to Las Vegas to promote an executive order that would offer temporary legal status to millions of immigrants who are in the country illegally and set off a new fight with Republicans in Congress.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's carefully cultivated Hispanic coalition was starting to splinter.


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