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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...
Michael Mossman Jazz Concert
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Michael Mossman Jazz Concert August 23, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 2013 Grammy nominated Jazz performer Michael Mossman will be performing at Atlas Park this Saturday, August 23rd, from 7-9PM. Mr. Mos...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a compl...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 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 | 271 271 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 | 289 289 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 | 294 294 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 | 10 10 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 | 14 14 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 ...

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Two scouts aim to end e-waste
New York City residents are currently allowed to discard electronics, with the exception of rechargeable batteries, in the trash. Starting in 2015, they will be required by law to recycle these ite...
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City Council - 28th District: Vote Ruben Wills
ENDORSEMENT 2010
Oct 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jeff Rosenstock announces final season
Queens Theatre executive director to step down
Oct 21, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Endangered Chinese art comes to Flushing Town Hall
Two new exhibits highlighting dying Chinese art forms opened on Saturday at Flushing Town Hall, a cultural institution located in the heart of a predominantly Asian community. Featuring pieces from...
Oct 19, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flushing BID gets new executive director
Newly appointed Flushing Business Improvement District (BID) Executive Director Dian Yu’s qualification to hold the post was called into question at a press conference last Friday. As a reporter me...
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St. Mary’s Hospital for Children grows up
Hospital breaks ground for long overdue expansion
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NYC becomes even more sustainable
A recent report released by Mayor Michael Bloomberg shows the city is on track for achieving the carbon reduction goals laid out in PlaNYC, a sustainability plan aimed at lowering greenhouse gas em...
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St. Agnes School opens its doors
If you're looking for a place where your daughter will get a quality Christian education in an intimate all-female setting, consider St. Agnes Academic High School, a college preparatory school of ...
Oct 12, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Review Of The Top High Schools in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan
It’s An Investment – Not A Cost
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Help arrives for civic groups trying to clean up after the storm
Federal aid for tornado-affected neighborhoods may not be arriving anytime soon, but for those dedicated community members who have been working to get their neighborhoods back to normal after the ...
Oct 05, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Helping to see Queens
New York Hospital Queens is looking out for its patients. On October 4, doctors at the NYHQ Eye Center in Flushing unveiled a piece of revolutionary eye equipment that will conceivably make a huge ...
Oct 05, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Financing needed, but Flushing Commons is coming
It's been a quiet summer on the Flushing Commons front, but the $850 million redevelopment of Municipal Parking Lot #1 in downtown Flushing is moving ahead. “Going forward we have to start thinking...
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Mets Alums Support James Beard Foundation
Several big name Mets alums showcased their skills away from the baseball diamond last Wednesday at CitiField, and at the same time came out in support of a good cause. Formers Mets stars such as D...
Oct 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Theater celebrates milestone in expansion
The Queens Theatre in the Park (QTIP) just got bigger and better. Spirits ran high at a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Thursday marking the completion of phase one of the theater's $27 million expans...
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Pols urge governor to sign hospital closure bill
Would require community input before facility shuts down
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BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's military says it has identified the remains of a soldier beheaded by Islamic militants.
2014-09-03 02:56:06 -0400
MOSCOW (AP) — A spokesman for the Russian president says Vladimir Putin has discussed a peace settlement in eastern Ukraine with President Petro Poroshenko and found that they "largely share views" on ways out of the crisis.
2014-09-03 02:49:28 -0400

Video grab of health workers pushing an Ebola patient who escaped from quarantine from Monrovia's Elwa hospital, into an ambulance in the centre of PaynesvilleBy James Harding Giahyue MONROVIA (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Tuesday the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa was causing food shortages in one of the world's poorest regions and the U.S. Doctors in Liberia were out on strike as they struggled to cope with the worst outbreak of Ebola on record, while the global aid organization Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said 800 more beds for Ebola patients were urgently needed in the Liberian capital Monrovia alone, while in Sierra Leone highly infectious bodies were rotting in the streets. Governments and aid organizations have scrambled to contain the disease, which according to the World Health Organization (WHO) has killed more than 1,500 in West Africa since March.


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