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What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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 | 10 10 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 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 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 | 1 1 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...
A 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Beatles Arrival to America
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens West Kiwanis Foundation proudly presents A 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE BEATLES ARRIVAL TO AMERICA with "Yesterday and Today" - A Tribute to The Music of The Beatles, on Saturday, Oct...
Filing Bankruptcy For Credit Card Debt: Your Legal Options
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Buried in Credit Card Debt? What Are Your Options? Credit card debt is one of the most common types of debt in the United States next to mortgage and student loan debts. As of September 2014, the a...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sausage and Choice of Beverage. Children & Seniors ...
What Employers Should Understand about Disability Discrimination
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners typically look from an employer’s perspective and fire employees who cannot do the job. For the most part, this line of reasoning is valid and especially if you have at-will employm...
How Are Personal Injury Cases in NYC Settled?
Oct 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
Personal injury law protects individuals against any wrongful conduct that results in physical harm or mental harm, whether intentional or accidental. These acts are referred to as tort acts or tor...
Improv: Friend or Foe?
Oct 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether you are an experienced, fearless improviser or someone who shudders at the thought of being asked to improvise at an audition, this session is for you. Join Queens Council on the Arts at 3 ...

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Health industry backs Cuomo’s Medicaid reform
New York spends more on Medicaid per capita than any other state, but ranks only 21st in program quality for patients. In most counties, Medicaid costs alone account for more than half of the entir...
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior centers must fight for survival
State cut would close 53 centers in BK and Queens
Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Panelists discuss the future of the development of Queens
Last Friday, as various civic leaders met at a breakfast forum held at Queens College, new plans were unveiled and discussed regarding the improvement of the quality of life for various Queens neig...
Mar 08, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Point senior center facing closure
State Senator Tony Avella was joined by dozens of worried senior citizens to protest the potential closure of the Angelo Petromelis Senior Center on College Point. The center is one of the potentia...
Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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YMCA gets $1M job-training grant
The Flushing YMCA just got a little more flush with cash. Congressman Gary Ackerman announced last week that he helped secure a $1 million federal grant for the YMCA in Flushing. The money will be ...
Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weiner, Ferraras call for sexist statue to be sold on Craigslist
It is a statue that is said to represent the victory of good over evil. Called "Civic Virtue," it was handed over to Queens in 1941 by former Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia after being stationed in front...
Mar 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vallone all alone in fight over Queensboro
Standing up to one mayor is tough. What is like taking on two? Councilman Peter Vallone, Jr. found out the hard way by speaking out against a city proposal to rename the Queensboro Bridge after for...
Mar 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Halloran comes out against White House rezone project
Says he won't support plan that rezones residences
Mar 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weiner study shows major budget cuts could hit Queens
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Feb 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tensions simmering over planned White House expansion
Two homeowners on block opposed to rezoning
Feb 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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For the homebound, Mail-A-Book is a dream
A program at the Queens Village library makes it easy for disabled to receive books
Feb 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community wants input on Flushing waterfront development
The Flushing area has seen its share of developments over the last few years and a plan to construct another development on College Point Boulevard will not forge ahead without adequate community i...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Send-a-Vet-a-Valentine
Valentine’s Day is a day filled with love and giving, but not just for lovers alone. On February 11, State Senator Malcolm Smith and the Queens Chapter 32 Vietnam Veterans of America decided to sho...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lunar New Year Parade 2011
The annual Flushing Lunar New Year Parade was held this past Saturday. The parade began outside the 109th Precinct on Union Street and marched through the streets of Downtown Flushing as thousands ...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Botanical Garden replacing senior garden
Seniors “devastated' over planned change
Feb 08, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian security forces on Friday killed six people, including five woman, after a standoff with an Islamist militant group on the outskirts of Tunis two days before a parliamentary election, authorities said. At least two militants and women and children had been holed up in the house in Oeud Ellil, west of Tunis, since Thursday after clashes in which one police officer was killed when troops surrounded the building, according to security officials. ...
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An exterior view of Bellevue Hospital in New York CityBy Ellen Wulfhorst and Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - A doctor who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients was in an isolation unit in New York City on Friday after testing positive for the virus, becoming the fourth person diagnosed with the disease in the United States and the first in its largest city. Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, was placed in a quarantined unit at Bellevue Hospital on Thursday, six days after returning from Guinea, renewing public jitters about transmission of the disease and rattling financial markets. ...


2014-10-24 07:06:01 -0400
By Tiisetso Motsoeneng and Joe Brock GABORONE (Reuters) - Botswanans went to the polls on Friday in an election that is expected to see President Ian Khama's ruling party win a reduced majority as young and middle-class voters send out a warning to a political dynasty which has ruled for nearly five decades. Khama's Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), which has been in charge of the world's biggest diamond producer since independence from Britain in 1966, is credited with overseeing one of the most stable and democratic countries on a continent often tainted by conflict and corruption. ...
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