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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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
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  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
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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
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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 | 233 233 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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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
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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...
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FAA meets with Queens residents
Search for a solution to airplane noise continues
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City launches program to help vets start businesses
The city announced this week it will launch a new program to aid New York City veterans in starting new businesses. Veterans are at least 45 percent more likely to be self-employed and typically ou...
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LaGuardia Airport workers demand change
Employees want higher wages and better healthcare
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Queens Museum unveils long-awaited expansion project
Flushing Meadows museum shortens name, doubles in size
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When the light-emitting diodes shine down on Broadway
Mayor and DOT announce plans to convert streetlights by 2017
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ATLANTA (AP) — At least one of the two American aid workers who were infected with the Ebola virus was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the aid group he was working for said.
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FILE - In this July 27, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Lynx’s Maya Moore, center, glides to the basket as Connecticut Sun’s Kelsey Bone, left, and Chiney Ogwumike, right, defend during the second half of a WNBA basketball game in Uncasville, Conn. Moore has won the WNBA most valuable player award, a person close to the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday night, Aug. 20, 2014. Moore will receive the award Thursday night in Minnesota before the Lynx face San Antonio in the first game of the Western Conference semifinals. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)Minnesota's Maya Moore has won the WNBA most valuable player award after leading the league in scoring.


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Palestinian Hamas supporters carry the body of one of three Hamas commanders killed in an Israeli military strike, during their funeral in Rafah, Gaza on August 21, 2014Israeli warplanes killed three top Hamas commanders in southern Gaza on Thursday, inflicting a heavy blow on the movement's armed wing after failing to kill its top military chief. As the six-week war between Israel and Hamas raged on, leaving Egyptian mediated truce talks in tatters, warplanes pounded Gaza killing three members of the Islamist movement's armed wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades. The Brigades said they were "senior commanders," identifying them as Mohammed Abu Shamala, Raed al-Atar and Mohammed Barhum and vowing to make Israel pay.


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