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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 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 | 58 58 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 | 70 70 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 | 66 66 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 | 2 2 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 | 7 7 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 ...
Queens Council on the Arts’ 3rd Space Brings Emerging Artists Together
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
On Friday, July 18th, Queens Council on the Arts’  3rd Space  is proud to present Amy Wu and the launch of QNSMADE, a web-based project that celebrates the stories ofQueens through a series of port...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 316 316 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 349 349 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 394 394 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...

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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...
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
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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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Pols call for waste equity in Queens and Brooklyn
New proposal to enforce SWMP legislation of 2006
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Group fights reforms to Scaffold Law
Study finds Latino workers most at risk
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Dromm calls on DOE to make Diwali a school holiday
Council bill is gaining support from local leaders
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File photo of Grenada's Kirani JamesGrenada's Olympic champion Kirani James will start as the hot favourite in a star-studded men's 400 metres final at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. With the swimming competition having wrapped up late on Tuesday, all eyes will now turn to Glasgow's Hampden Park as some of the world's finest track and field athletes take centre stage. One such is James, who sauntered to victory in the semi-finals in a time of 45.14sec. South African Wayde van Niekerk, Bahamas duo Chris Brown and Latoy Williams, and England's Martyn Rooney complete the eight-man line-up.


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CAIRO (AP) — Three suspected militants died Wednesday when a bomb they were carrying in their car apparently went off by accident in a town south of Cairo, Egypt's official news agency reported.
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Belarus will host talks between Ukraine, Russia and the OSCE security and rights organisation on the crisis in eastern Ukraine, President Alexander Lukashenko's office said on Wednesday. It did not say when the talks would take place but Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko asked Lukashenko to host them on Thursday and to focus on securing access to the site where a Malaysian airliner was brought down in east Ukraine. There was no indication pro-Russian separatists fighting Ukraine's army would attend the talks, although Lukashenko's office said "all interested sides" were invited.
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