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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 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 | 130 130 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 | 178 178 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
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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
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 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 | 235 235 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 ...

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Pro tourney marks opening weekend
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Flushing Library gets $1M upgrade
The Flushing Library just got even more impressive. The library, which is the Queens Library system’s busiest branch, announced on Friday the completion of phase one of a $1.3 million renovation pr...
Jun 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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RKO Keith’s Theatre finally sold
Troubled real estate group Boymelgreen Developers has sold the former RKO Keith’s Theatre in Flushing for $20 million. After years of being a point of contention, the April 30th sale of the propert...
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Students get sick after drinking contaminated water
Officials say the water supply’s not to blame
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Dromm, Van Bramer to rep Queens Gay Pride Parade
The Queens Lesbian and Gay Pride Committee (QLGPC) announced the selection of two individuals as grand marshals for the 18th Annual Queens Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Parade and Fe...
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Fire Department saves money, not just lives
Report shows city's finest save $3.1 billion each year in property damage
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Discount furniture comes to Flushing
Bob's opens new location in Sky View Center
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Woman attacked in Flushing taken off life support
Charges against suspect upgraded to homicide
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Father James Rooney, 71, passes
A beloved priest in the Diocese of Brooklyn died last Thursday. Father James T. Rooney was 71. The exact cause of death has not been made public, but Father Rooney was recently diagnosed with pancr...
May 25, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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End of the line for the Q79?
MTA proposes eliminating route to save money
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East meets West at LaGuardia
LaGuardia Community College is home to students from 163 countries, but on May 12, as the college kicked off its annual Asian Heritage festival with food, exhibits and performances, the focus shift...
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Business on display at Queens Chamber expo
Citi Field plays host to annual networking event
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Flushing Commons goes before CPC
Planning Commission hears arguments
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Seniors shape up in free fitness class
Program offered at 11 parks throughout the city
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Debates rages over soda tax
Opponents say state proposal a job killer
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Sign outside a shop remembers James Foley in his hometown of RochesterBy Warren Strobel and John Irish WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) - After months of silence from the captors of American journalist James Foley, on the night of Aug. 13, his family received a chilling message: Foley would be executed in retaliation for U.S. The FBI, which handles cases involving kidnapped American citizens, helped craft a response, pleading for mercy, said Phil Balboni, chief executive of GlobalPost, the Boston-based online news publication that employed Foley. It was a statement that Jim was an innocent journalist" who respected the people of Syria, where he was held, Balboni said in a telephone interview. On Tuesday, Islamic State militants stunned America with a gruesome video posted on YouTube showing the beheading of Foley, 40, by a masked, black-clad man who also threatened to kill a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff.


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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia is preparing to receive the bodies and ashes of 20 of its citizens killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July.
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People for and against gay marriage gather in front of the Miami-Dade Courthouse as LGBTQ couples inside ask the state of Florida to recognize their marriages on July 2, 2014A US federal judge struck down a Florida ban on gay marriage Thursday, but stayed the ruling pending further appeals. US District Judge Robert Hinkle, in the Florida state capital of Tallahassee, said that the ban against same-sex marriages approved in a 2008 referendum was unconstitutional. "When observers look back 50 years from now, the arguments supporting Florida's ban on same-sex marriage, though just as sincerely held, will again seem an obvious pretext for discrimination," he wrote. The ruling came in response to a case involving some 20 people, among them gay couples who wanted to marry in Florida and others who legally married out of state and wanted Florida to recognize their unions.


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