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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 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 | 67 67 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 | 79 79 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 | 77 77 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 | 3 3 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 | 8 8 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 | 8 8 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 | 328 328 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 | 360 360 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 | 403 403 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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Taste of Queens food expo at Citi Field
The Queens Economic Development Corporation showcase the best in the borough
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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FAA agrees to discuss changes to LGA departures
Will meet to explain lack of full environmental study
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Pols want CB's in loop on state brownfield sites
Introduce bill requiring DEC to notify boards
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Live to ride again: nabe tries to save stables
Landlord looking to sell property that is home to riding club
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Mayoral candidates criticize Bloomberg on education
Four of the mayoral hopefuls sat on a stage in the auditorium of P.S. 29 in Cobble Hill and discussed the New York City education system before a packed house. Sal Albanese, Comptroller John Liu, P...
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Frustrated residents sound off on plane noise
Group hosts meeting to educate public on recent changes
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Fresh Meadows residents sound off at town hall
Residents focused on the state of education in the neighborhood
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Queens Botanical Garden hosts Arbor Fest
The Queens Botanical Garden celebrated Arbor Day on Sunday, welcoming visitors to the Flushing garden to take part in Arbor Fest. There were plenty of activities throughout the day, including guide...
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Halloran won't seek re-election
Councilman Dan Halloran announced today that he will not seek re-election in the 19th Council District, a seat he has held since 2009. Halloran pleaded not guilty to federal bribery charges last we...
May 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol aims to do away with self-certification
Says practice opens door for illegal development
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Former councilman to replace Tabone on GOP Executive Committee
GOP leaders hope appointment can end some of the internal strife
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Willow Lake trail named for the late Pat Dolan
A nature trail that winds around a lake in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park was renamed Sunday in honor of a woman who worked for years to preserve its natural beauty. On Sunday morning at a Kew Garden...
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Comptroller John Liu discusses education in Jackson Heights
Calls test scores nothing more than 'smoke and mirrors'
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Smith, Halloran & Tabone all plead not guilty
All of the defendants in the bribery scheme to get State Senator Malcolm Smith on the Republican ballot for mayor pleaded not guilty in federal court in White Plains on Tuesday. The six people in t...
Apr 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College to host reading by English author
Stephen Maitland-Lewis was always fascinated by the Holocaust while growing up in in post-World War II England as a Jewish boy. In his latest work of fiction, Emeralds Never Fade, Lewis brings the ...
Apr 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A doctor and nurses went to the aid of a 2-month-old baby girl after a Florida mom left the infant in a hot minivan outside a pediatrician's office for about an hour, authorities say.
2014-07-30 19:12:29 -0400

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez arrives at a Mercosur summit in CaracasBy Richard Lough, Eliana Raszewski and Daniel Bases BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Argentina failed to strike a deal to avert its second default in more than 12 years after talks with holdout creditors ended without a settlement on Wednesday. The country's economy minister, Axel Kicillof, speaking at a news conference at the Argentine consulate in New York, repeatedly referred to the holdout hedge funds as "vultures" after two days of talks failed to produce an agreement. "Unfortunately, no agreement was reached and the Republic of Argentina will imminently be in default," Daniel Pollack, the court-appointed mediator in the case, said in a statement on Wednesday evening. Kicillof said Argentina offered the holdouts similar terms as other creditors who recently negotiated with the country as it attempts to regain the good graces of international capital markets that it has been frozen out of since its default.


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FILE- In this July 27, 2010, file photo, a pair of archeologists begin dismantling the remains of an 18th century ship at the World Trade Center construction site in New York. Columbia University scientists say this week they have determined wood used in the ship's frame came from a Philadelphia-area forest in 1773, before the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the Revolutionary War. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers say a ship unearthed at the site of New York's World Trade Center predates American independence.


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