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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 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 | 71 71 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 | 2 2 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 | 183 183 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 | 230 230 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
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 271 271 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 289 289 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 | 294 294 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 | 10 10 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 | 14 14 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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Pol rallies to make Lunar New Year an official holiday
The Lunar New Year starts out every year with festivities. Children in various schools perform traditional Chinese and Korean songs and dances, and people from different cultures admire the celebra...
Feb 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children usher in new year at Flushing YMCA
Forty 3 and 4-year-olds stomped through the halls of the Flushing YMCA wearing shiny vests and crowns with bunny ears, chanting to the tune of “Frere Jacques,” “Chinese dragon, Chinese dragon. Brea...
Feb 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol wants employers to pay for hiring sex offenders
Would be fined for putting offenders in contact with kids
Feb 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens, Brooklyn could see next round of hospital closures
In Queens and Brooklyn, the possible closure of several hospitals has everyone on edge. If Governor Mario Cuomo goes through with cutting $2 to $3 billion from the state’s Medicaid program, ten New...
Feb 01, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber hands out building awards
Architects, engineers, and builders of all sort were the toast of Queens last week, as the Queens Chamber of Commerce hosted their 98th Annual Building Awards. The annual event is meant to recogniz...
Jan 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wonder Bread shuts doors for the last time
Historic factory closed its doors last Thursday
Jan 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens residents get to sound off on blizzard
Residents of Queens who couldn't make it to the January 10th hearing on the city's response to the blizzard got a chance to sound off at Borough Hall last week. A hearing on the December 26th blizz...
Jan 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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New bills target city's four-legged residents
Life for our four-legged friends is expected to get better. The City Council last week passed two bills intended to improve the health and well-being of animals across the city. One bill prevents a...
Jan 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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New plan for RKO Keith's
Finally. The credits may soon be rolling on the horror show that has been the RKO Keith's Theatre in downtown Flushing. A new developer has unveiled plans for the shuttered movie house that would t...
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lunar New Year Parade set for 2/12
Flushing to welcome in the Year of the Rabbit
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents slam DOE at proposed closure of PS 30
Due to the school's low performance, it is in talks of being phased out
Jan 18, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Audit finds broken fire hydrants not fixed fast enough
City defends repair work record
Jan 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smith, McCarthy rally to stop gun violence in Queens
State Senator Malcolm Smith and Long Island Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy joined forces on Monday to rally against the rampant gun violence in Queens and the shooting in Arizona that left nine dea...
Jan 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Mel volunteer exposed as sex offender
A volunteer at St. Mel School in Flushing was let go on Monday after parents learned that he was a Level 1 registered sex offender who spent six months in jail for sexually abusing a 12-year-old bo...
Jan 07, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Halloran mum on sanitation sources
Will not reveal names of those who told of intentional slowdown
Jan 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phoenix Mercury's Eshaya Murphy, right, grabs a rebound in front of Minnesota Lynx's Damiris Dantas (34) during the first half of Game 3 in the WNBA Western Conference basketball finals Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)PHOENIX (AP) — Diana Taurasi had 31 points, including a 50-footer at the end of the third quarter, to lead the Phoenix Mercury to a 96-78 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Tuesday night, putting the Mercury into the WNBA Finals.


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The remains of burned vehicles and homes are seen near the site of a natural gas explosion in San BrunoBy Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The California Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday levied penalties of a record $1.4 billion on Pacific Gas and Electric Co, stemming from the deadly 2010 San Bruno natural gas pipeline rupture and fire near San Francisco. This is the largest safety-related penalty ever imposed by the commission, dwarfing a $38-million fine for PG&E over a 2008 natural gas explosion in Rancho Cordova, California, the agency said. ...


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U.S. President Barack Obama is greeted by Estonia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Paet, left, and Estonia's Chief of Protocol Toomas Kahur, center, as he arrives in Tallinn, Estonia, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, for a one day visit where he will meet with Baltic State leaders before heading to the NATO Summit in Wales. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, bolstering NATO's security commitments to nervous member states near the Russian border.


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