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This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination?
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As described in our earlier blog article, there are exceptions to at-will employment terminations, making them unlawful, and termination based on discrimination is one of th...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Nov 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Location: Martin Luther HS, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sa...
Can You Be the Executor of an Estate in New York if You Don’t Live in the State?
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
Posted on October 23, 2014 by BonnieLawston If your loved one has died in New York, with a valid will, trust or estate plan there, but you live in another state, you may be uncertain if you can, or...
Need Advice from a $500/hour Immigration Lawyer?
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you an artist from another country? Ever wonder if you qualify for US Immigration’s so-called “Artist visa”? Are those visas only for visual or performing artists? How do you get a Green Card a...
What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
In several real estate transactions, especially in it comes to the sale of a house, you can find a lawyer taking an important role. Though they aren’t necessarily needed in real estate transactions...
Legal Eligibility For Workers Compensation & Disability
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 218 218 recommendations | email to a friend
Except in special cases, worker’s compensation covers most employees because most companies are required to purchase some form of insurance to cover their employees. However, the scope of benefits ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014
Oct 22, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 226 226 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of Queens home sales reached its second-highest rate of 2014 in September, but was slightly slower than the previous month and remains below 2013 levels. P...
Want more Grant Writing Tips?
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Join Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer,  Queens Council on the Art ’s Executive Director as she “pulls back the curtain” for a rare inside look at what can turn your grant proposal into an award letter – from...

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Coalition for Queens founder speaks at Chamber breakfast
Discusses new ways of building a tech-savvy borough
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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New website links community services to those in need
Following a recent visit to the last South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin this past March, the Central Library’s Jobs and Business Academy manager Lauren Comito discovered a new way to digi...
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Microsoft uses servers to draft neighborhood-specific cartoons
Research lab pulls inspiration for comics from 311 data
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Non-profits battle low turnout of local volunteers
Through combined efforts of several organizations, work continues
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Criminals targeting Muni Meters to steal credit card info
Pol proposes bill to hold DOT more accountable for security
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Residents stage protest against increased plane noise
Queens Quiet Skies hosts rally in Cunningham Park
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Changes to Queens Boulevard
Left turns restricted from Yellowstone
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Residents stage protest against increased plane noise
Queens Quiet Skies hosts rally in Cunningham Park
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Mayor de Blasio's first day of school
Visits UPK program in Flushing
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Queens Quiet Skies to host rally protesting plane noise
Event will take place on Sunday in Cunningham Park
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Homeowners say sewer protection program cheating them
Company refuses to cost of repairing broken line
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Avella presents $100,000 to Whitestone athletic league
League plans to repair leaky roof and expand programming
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Avella declares victory, Liu refuses to concede
And other results from primary night in Queens
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Koo hosts annual street cleanup in Downtown Flushing
To address the problem of litter in his district, Councilman Peter Koo hosted a volunteer cleanup day in Flushing last Friday. A little more than a dozen teens gathered to take part in the clean up...
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Mitchell-Linden residents confront urban blight
Say parking lot has been eyesore for too long
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Toronto Raptors' Greivis Vasquez (21), from Venezuela, is fouled by Cleveland Cavaliers' Dion Waiters (3) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)CLEVELAND (AP) — Lou Williams scored a career-high 36 points and the Toronto Raptors rallied from a big early deficit to beat Cleveland 110-93 on Saturday night, handing LeBron James and the Cavaliers their fourth straight loss.


2014-11-22 23:17:02 -0500

Jessie Vargas (L) and Antonio DeMarco during the official weigh-in ahead of their WBA World Super Lightweight Title bout at the Cotai Arena in Macau on November 22, 2014American Jessie Vargas outpointed his Mexican rival Antonio DeMarco Sunday to retain his World Boxing Association super lightweight title in a pulsating fight in Macau. The champion from Las Vegas, with legendary fighter Roy Jones Jr making his debut as a trainer in his corner, got the better of his valiant opponent in a fight which exploded into life from the fifth round onwards. Both men were heavily marked at the end of a toe-to-toe 12-round battle, in which Vargas consistently landed the better shots to take a unanimous decision 116-112 on all three judges' scorecards. DeMarco had many moments when he seemed to be getting on top, particularly in the ninth when he wobbled Vargas with a fierce straight left which sent him reeling back into DeMarco's own corner.


2014-11-22 23:14:41 -0500

Facebook can tailor its feed to the interests of the individual, delivering a mix of world news, community events and updates about friends or familyFacebook's move to fulfill its ambition to be the personal "newspaper" for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media. The huge social network has become a key source of news for many users, as part of a dramatic shift in how people get information in the digital age. Zuckerberg said that while a newspaper provides the same information to every reader, Facebook can tailor its feed to the interests of the individual, delivering a mix of world news, community events and updates about friends or family. "It's a different approach to newspapering," said Ken Paulson, a former editor of USA Today who is now dean of communications at Middle Tennessee State University.


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