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Your Time: Unleashed and Demystified
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Your Time: Unleashed and Demystified Facilitators:  Sara Jones and Andrea Wenglowskyj of Kind Aesthetic Wednesday, October 29, 6:00-8:00pm Join us Wednesday, October 29 for a  Build Your Own Busine...
Financial Management & Retirement Planning for Artists
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Financial Management & Retirement Planning for Artists Facilitators:  Maria Odysseos and Ahmed Khan (of Investors Bank) Wednesday, October 8, 6:00-8:00pm Join us Wednesday, October 8, for a  Build ...
Financial Planning and Tax Preparation for Artists
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Financial Planning and Tax Preparation for Artists Facilitator:  Susan Lee Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 6:00-8:00pm Tax season is around the corner!  Join us for this  Build Your Own Business (BYOB)...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
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Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
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     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
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Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
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Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who be...

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Queens students take a stand
Group stages street protest for peace in Sudan
Aug 24, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Willow Lake welcomes you with open gates
The restoration of Willow Lake, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park’s slightly less well-known body of water, is slated for completion by the end of 2011, but a ceremonial ribbon cutting on August 18 for ...
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Queens seniors lose $21M each year in scams
New legislation would protect elders from financial fraud
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The late Bill DeCota honored with memorial tree
Port Authority director of Aviation lives on at the Queens Botanical Garden
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The Unisphere Fountain’s resurgence
$2M repairs breathe new life into World's Fair landmark
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Maker Day weekend a taste of upcoming Faire
Fortresses, boats, robots, sun-catchers, airplanes…construction was underway at the New York Hall of Science last weekend. The Hall of Science was hosting the second of three Maker Day weekends, in...
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Man charged in freeway assault on ex-wife
A Hollis man who is accused of assaulting his ex-wife as she drove him to work appeared in court last week. The defendant, Ameer Khairullah, 51, was arraigned in Queens Criminal Court August 5 on c...
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Tee time for kids
Golf has traditionally been associated with wealthy, middle-aged men, but for the past 11 years City Parks Foundation has been changing that stereotype, providing thousands of city kids with free g...
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Dragons in the lake
Annual boat festival takes to the water
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Stranded on the shore in Flushing Meadows
Boat rental company left without a dock
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Another murder in flushing raises safety concerns
Residents, pols call for a greater police presence
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City Council approves Flushing Commons
The City Council voted 44-2 on Thursday to approve the Flushing Commons project. Only council members Gale Brewer of Manhattan and Brad Lander of Brooklyn voted against the controversial developmen...
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Local biz to get guidance at upcoming expo
SBA official advises local entrepreneurs to think beyond their communities
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Two pimps sent to the slammer
A pair of pimps with a penchant for violence will have to take some time off the job for their upcoming visit to the state pen. Terrance Reed, 29, of Hempstead, Long Island, and Rashaan Johnson, 21...
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On the other side of the shop w/ VIDEO
Queens small biz owners discuss their economic struggles
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A 2011 all-new production Jeep Grand Cherokee sits inside the atrium of the new body shop at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit,DETROIT (Reuters) - Chrysler Group is recalling an estimated 230,760 sport utility vehicles globally to install a new part to prevent a fuel pump issue that could cause the vehicles to stall or not start. Chrysler, a unit of Fiat , said it had discovered in an internal review that some fuel-pump relays in certain 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs were susceptible to deformation. The automaker said it was unaware of any accidents or injuries related to the issue. ...


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The Siemens logo is seen during the IFA Electronics show in BerlinBy Ludwig Burger FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Industrial conglomerate Siemens AG said on Monday it would buy U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc for $7.6 billion in a move that would significantly boost the German company's oil and gas business in North America. Germany's Siemens said its $83 per-share bid was unanimously supported by Dresser-Rand's board of directors. That compares with a Friday closing price of $79.91, which was up 27 percent over the past three months on takeover speculation. ...


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British Prime Minister David Cameron leaves after giving a statement to the media about Scotland's referendum results, outside his official residence at 10 Downing Street in central London, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core. The decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England, bringing a huge sigh of relief to the British political establishment. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron is hosting a summit with senior officials from his Conservative Party to try to placate anger over promises made to Scotland during the referendum campaign.


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