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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 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 | 66 66 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 | 178 178 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 | 224 224 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 | 266 266 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 | 284 284 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 | 289 289 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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Uncertain future for World's Fair relic
Remember when New Yorkers rallied with “Save Penn Station” signs, only to witness the strike of the wrecking ball? How about when other monumental buildings, such as Grand Central Terminal and Carn...
Dec 11, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crowley introduces bill calling for quieter airplanes
As Queens residents continue to voice their concerns regarding airplane noise due to changes in flight patterns, one congressman is pushing legislation to make the planes themselves quieter. Joined...
Dec 11, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Borough Hall unveils 'The Forum'
New space will host public meeting, gatherings
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens bus riders questions depot switch
In response to a recent MTA decision to relocate two express buses providing service to Queens to a Bronx depot, community activist Ali Fadil held a press conference on Saturday denouncing the plan...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens residents petition for quieter skies
Queens residents gathered last week to discuss the steady increase in airplane noise in the borough. The meeting, led by Councilman Daniel Dromm, was attended by about 150 Queens residents and a re...
Dec 04, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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New reports shows increased food insufficiency
While millions hit the road and traveled to spend Thanksgiving with their families over the weekend, the New York City Coalition Against Hunger (NYCCAH) traveled to soup kitchens and pantries to he...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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The buzz on drunken fruit flies
LaGuardia College student wins national science contest
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Elected officials calls for moratorium on charter schools
With city funding for charter schools next year expected to reach over $1 billion, one City Council member thinks the city needs reign in the privately run schools. In an effort to bring fiscal cla...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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5 Pointz owner says decision to whitewash was difficult
Just as the 5 Pointz Aerosol Art Center team seemed on the verge of turning their beloved graffiti art mecca into an official landmark, building owner Gerald Wolkoff sent in his own squad of painte...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Willets Point business owners need more time
Pol says relocation plan was inadequate
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In fight over QueensWay, homeowners take on national group
Can a small group of homeowners derail an ambitious plan to turn an abandoned train line in the middle of the borough into a public bike path? The battle over QueensWay - the name given the propose...
Nov 21, 2013 | 4 4 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Concessionaire has been selected for Ederle Terrace
Revival of waterfront space in Flushing Meadows
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Roosevelt Ave. biz owners discuss potential BID
Some critics warming up to proposal
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Governor orders Port Authority to conduct airport noise study
Vetoes bill in effort to prevent delay
Nov 14, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislators call on NYCHA to spend funding
Local elected officials are calling on the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) to begin using government funding to improve the quality of life in the city's public housing projects. “We absolu...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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ISLAMABAD (AP) — Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan's prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-government protests that could force the premier of this nuclear-armed country to resign.
2014-09-01 14:23:04 -0400
The White House said on Monday it was continuing to do all that it can to secure the release of three Americans detained in North Korea, after they made a televised appeal for help from the U.S. The three spoke to the cable channel CNN on Monday, with one of the prisoners saying his health was failing and another describing his situation as “urgent.” “We have seen the reports of interviews with the three American citizens detained in North Korea,” Patrick Ventrell, a spokesman for the White House National Security Council, said in a statement.
2014-09-01 14:19:00 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Monday requested that the North Korean government release three U.S. citizens currently detained there "out of humanitarian concern" and grant one of them special amnesty to seek medical care. Three U.S. citizens - Kenneth Bae, Jeffrey Fowle and Matthew Miller - asked the American government for help returning home on Monday in rare interviews with CNN set up by the North Korean government. Bae is serving a 15-year sentence, others are awaiting trial. "There is no greater priority for us than the welfare and safety of U.S. citizens abroad ... ...
2014-09-01 14:19:00 -0400