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Immigrants In Limbo As Obama Implements New Programs: By A Lawyer
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
In December 2014 a lawsuit was filed against President Obama’s administration’s proposed immigration plans. The lawsuit alleged constitutional issues that involved the President disregarding Congre...
How To File For Ch. 7 Bankruptcy & Eliminate Debt: By A NYC Lawyer
Jun 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is a relatively simple process. There are only a few procedures that must take place before a debtor receives a discharge of all or most of his debt: 1. Pre-Bankruptcy Credit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAY 2015
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
May 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update   Right now the Queens’ real estate market is feeling pretty tight to say the least. If you or someone you know has been searching for a home, they can tel...
Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
May 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 507 507 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
JUST LISTED: 1BR Coop at the Greenbriar (85-15 Main St Briarwood, NY 11435)
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another One Bedroom Coop for Sale in Briarwood NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Briarwood Coop for Sale. Offered for sale b...
“The Worker’s Art Coalition of New York City” Documentary Screening
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Come to Queens Council on the Art’s 3rd Space program which will feature “The Worker’s Art Coalition of New York City,” as part of the LIC Arts Open. A documentary by Astoria filmmaker Setare Arash...
Just Listed' 1 Bedroom Coop at 218-10 43rd Avenue in Bayside, NY 11361
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 318 318 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sale by George Her...
EEOC Files Its First of Two Transgender Discrimination Lawsuits
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 313 313 recommendations | email to a friend
New York employers should take note that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed and settled its first transgender discrimination lawsuit. In April 2015, the EEOC brought the suit ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: APRIL 2015
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April 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update Homes sales increased in March while inventory levels remained tight. Inventory typically reaches its low point during the winter months, but the current...

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Pol pushes ban on cell phone use for bicyclists
A New York City politician wants bike riders to keep their hands off their phones and on their handlebars. Councilman Mark Treyger introduced legislation at last week’s City Council stated meeting ...
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Flushing business group to launch next month
Supporters say new chamber vital to assisting small biz
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veterans property tax bill signed into law
Pol promised late assemblyman to see it through
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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2014 NYC Library Awards to recognize top branches
The nominations for the top New York City libraries are coming in as the second annual NYC Neighborhood Library Awards competition is now underway. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation and the Charles H...
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vaughn College inducts the school’s first female president
New administration head takes over at the heals of $40 million renovation
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Not for sale! Pol targets aggressive real estate agents
A state senator from Queens plans to introduce new legislation that would protect residents in Queens from receiving unwanted and sometimes aggressive offers to buy their homes. State Senator Tony ...
Nov 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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AT&T awards $800,000 to fund local education initiatives
Two years after AT&T’s Aspire program awarded grants to two Flushing-based organizations in its inaugural year, last week the company committed another $800,000 to support local education initiativ...
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SBA administrator visits Bayside businesses
Owners discuss hardships in current economic climate
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Innovative programs prep high schoolers for college
Schools in Queens Village offer credits beyond AP courses
Nov 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local 237 members accuse leadership of election fraud
Over 5,000 votes uncounted in October elections, sources say
Nov 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Republicans take control of State Senate
Queens voters stick with their Democratic incumbents
Nov 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Permanent Comfort Women exhibit on the way at QCC
Queensborough Community College (QCC) announced the construction of a permanent exhibit in honor of the Korean Comfort Women of WWII today at the Kupferberg Holocaust Center and Archives (KHRCA), l...
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Port Authority hires group to conduct airport noise study
$8 million study scheduled to take three years
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bright lights complicate life in the big city
Efforts to reduce the impacts of light pollution
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Combined front of the new Geraldine Ferraro Dem Club
The Geraldine A. Ferraro Democratic Club held its inaugural meeting at Banter Irish Bar and Kitchen in Forest Hills last week, combining two current Democratic clubs in the neighborhood. District l...
Oct 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this June 2, 2015 file photo President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The president says China has made inquiries about potentially joining a Trans-Pacific trade agreement in the future. The agreement now involves the U.S. and 11 other Pacific rim countries and is the central goal of the contentious trade debate now unfolding in Congress. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said China has made inquiries about potentially joining a Trans-Pacific trade agreement in the future, introducing a new variable to an unfolding debate in Congress over granting the president the authority to negotiate such international pacts.


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The Elysee said EDF was set to become "a majority shareholder" in Areva's reactor activity, in what could signal a considerable restructuring of the nation's energy sectorThe French presidency on Wednesday gave its backing to a tie-up between state-owned electricity group EDF and Areva's reactor-building unit, adding that the government would spend "as much as necessary" to recapitalise the troubled nuclear group. The Elysee said EDF was set to become "a majority shareholder" in Areva's reactor activity, in what could signal a considerable restructuring of the nation's energy sector. "From now on, the activities of design, project management and marketing of the new EDF and Areva reactors will be brought together in one dedicated company," the statement read.


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CHICAGO (AP) — A United Airlines spokesman says a Shuttle America flight attendant "will no longer serve United customers" following an investigation into a Muslim chaplain's complaint of discriminatory treatment during a flight.
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