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This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 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 | 73 73 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 | 117 117 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 | 262 262 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 | 167 167 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 | 227 227 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 | 218 218 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 | 226 226 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 | 18 18 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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CBP K-9 sniffs out travelers’ undeclared cash at JFK
Customs and Border Protection K-9 Grill thinks of her job as play. But it's no joke when she quickly sniffs departing JFK Airport travelers and their carry-on luggage on randomly selected internati...
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York Hospital Queens grows, despite state cuts
New York Hospital Queens succeeded in expanding during a sluggish economy, as other borough hospitals closed, but it faces new challenges in adapting to stringent healthcare cuts, president and CEO...
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu, Lancman reach out to immigrants
Last Saturday, New York City Comptroller John Liu and Assemblyman Rory Lancman teamed up outside of the Queens Library Lefferts Branch in Richmond Hill to make the community aware of immigration jo...
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Cleaner air, cheaper heating costs
City launches eco-friendly initiative
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Pheffer appointed as Queens County Clerk
Question of who will fill her seat hangs
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A walk with Jack Eichenbaum
Queens borough historian talks about his love of the borough
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New racino looking for new employees
Resorts World NY officially starts the hiring process
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It’s Bike Month in Queens
Our guide to the borough's best events
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Firehouse opens doors to the kids of 9/11 firefighters
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Pols demand 7 train fix
MTA: repair work will continue
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Ten years later, communication problems still exist
First responders still lack basic radios
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Brooklyn activists to upstate prison towns: “Have a cow, man.”
What do hot fudge Sundays and the Rockefeller drug laws have in common? According to one Brooklyn advocacy group, the fate of the state’s economy. Bedford-Stuyvesant based Milk Not Jails is equal p...
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Just who is responsible for Douglaston monument?
Pol can't figure out which agency should clean WWI tribute
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Students plant trees in Kissena Park to learn preservation
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State senator takes stock at century mark
Avella discusses his first 100 days in Albany
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Tamra Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she says, a trusted professor forced himself on her in an empty classroom. Ultimately she couldn't bring herself to do it.
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A man takes a photo of a damaged houses Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 after a strong earthquake hit Hakuba, Nagano prefecture, central Japan, Saturday night. More than 20 people have been hurt after the magnitude-6.8 earthquake shook the mountainous area that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORYTOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake in the mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics destroyed more than half a dozen homes in a ski resort town and injured at least 30 people, officials said.


2014-11-22 19:39:08 -0500

This photo from the National Guard shows New York Air National Guard Airmen clearing snow near Buffalo, New York, November 21, 2014Record-breaking snowfall that buried towns near Buffalo, New York, and killed at least 14 people posed a major flooding threat Saturday with temperatures forecast to rise. Areas of western New York that got socked with more than six feet (two meters) of snow this week are now are under a flood warning, the National Weather Service said. The zone was previously under a flood watch, which urges people to prepare for a possibility, while a more serious flood warning is issued when flooding is imminent or occurring. The warning was in effect in northern Erie, Genessee, Wyoming, Chatauqua, Cattaraugus, southern Erie counties, including the cities of Buffalo, Batavia, Warsaw, Jamestown, Olean, Orchard Park and Springville.


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