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How To File For Ch. 7 Bankruptcy & Eliminate Debt: By A NYC Lawyer
Jun 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is a relatively simple process. There are only a few procedures that must take place before a debtor receives a discharge of all or most of his debt: 1. Pre-Bankruptcy Credit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAY 2015
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
May 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update   Right now the Queens’ real estate market is feeling pretty tight to say the least. If you or someone you know has been searching for a home, they can tel...
Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
May 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 476 476 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
JUST LISTED: 1BR Coop at the Greenbriar (85-15 Main St Briarwood, NY 11435)
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another One Bedroom Coop for Sale in Briarwood NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Briarwood Coop for Sale. Offered for sale b...
“The Worker’s Art Coalition of New York City” Documentary Screening
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Come to Queens Council on the Art’s 3rd Space program which will feature “The Worker’s Art Coalition of New York City,” as part of the LIC Arts Open. A documentary by Astoria filmmaker Setare Arash...
Just Listed' 1 Bedroom Coop at 218-10 43rd Avenue in Bayside, NY 11361
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 290 290 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sale by George Her...
EEOC Files Its First of Two Transgender Discrimination Lawsuits
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 282 282 recommendations | email to a friend
New York employers should take note that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed and settled its first transgender discrimination lawsuit. In April 2015, the EEOC brought the suit ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: APRIL 2015
Apr 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 348 348 recommendations | email to a friend
April 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update Homes sales increased in March while inventory levels remained tight. Inventory typically reaches its low point during the winter months, but the current...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY 11375
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 359 359 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop fo...

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City says no to hydrofracking
More than 40,000 New York City residents submitted testimony saying “frack no” in the state public comment period on hydraulic fracturing, a method of drilling for oil, into the Marcellus Shale ups...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Renovation set to start on 7-train
Imagine if the 7-train stopped running from Times Square to Queensboro Plaza for 11 consecutive weekends? How inconvenient would that be, especially for locals who have no other train options? That...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Botanical Garden hosts Lunar New Year
The Queens Botanical Garden and the Asian-American Activity Center Inc. will celebrate the Lunar New York by hosting the 7th Annual Pre-Lunar New Year Gala & Flower Market 2012 on Saturday and Sund...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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New program helps restaurants open quicker
Just call it fast food. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Speaker Christine Quinn announced last week that a total of 546 restaurants have opened using the services of the New Business Acceleration Team....
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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City unveils new stormwater runoff rule
Makes green infrastructure mandatory in new construction projects
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board 7 rejects variance request for church
Says project too large for low-scale neighborhood
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ben Wolff talks virtual style, TV show
Ben Wolff, the wardrobe stylist who brought “Re-dress” to business professionals is now bringing something else for the fashion inclined, and the fashion challenged alike. Wolff is in the process o...
Jan 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traffic deaths at an all-time low
Transit group says more law enforcement still needed
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire bombs plague Jamaica
Neighbors questioned motive behind attacks
Jan 04, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man posing as cop assaults woman in Flushing
Police are asking for the public's help in tracking down a man who impersonated one of their rank-and-file to sexually assault a woman in Flushing. On Sunday, November 20, a woman was posting flier...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gianaris fights to expand “Good Samaritan” laws
Legislation aims at protecting businesses and nonprofits
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Comptroller: city losing out on millions
Audit claims Parks not handling concession contracts adequately
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Helping immigrant businesses not just survive, but thrive
The finalists in Competition THRIVE - a public/private initiative to help immigrant entrepreneurs - are now offering opportunities for start-ups and expanding immigrant businesses. Each finalist re...
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols, workers send strong message to Postal Service
Hold rally to oppose closing of Queens facility
Dec 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge rules in favor of Willets Point business owners
Just days after the city broke ground on crucial infrastructure improvements in Willets Point and touted the future redevelopment of the area, in a Manhattan courtroom a judge was throwing a potent...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sen. John McCain, R-Az., walks to the Senate Chamber to begin a special session to extend surveillance programs, in Washington, Sunday, May 31, 2015. The Senate was unable to make a deal to extend contested anti-terror provisions and as a result, the post-Sept. 11 programs expired at midnight Sunday. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:


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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Assistant Secretary of State of the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson speaks at a press conference at the official residence of the head of the U.S. Interests Section, in Havana, Cuba. President Barack Obama has nominated on Monday, June 1, 2015, Roberta Jacobson, the top U.S. diplomat for Latin America, to be ambassador to Mexico. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Roberta Jacobson, the top U.S. diplomat for Latin America and point person in detente talks with Cuba, was nominated Monday by President Barack Obama to be the U.S. ambassador to Mexico.


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BEIJING (AP) — A small cruise ship carrying more than 450 people sank overnight in the Yangtze River during a storm in southern China, and eight people have been rescued, the state broadcaster CCTV reported Tuesday.
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