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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 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 | 74 74 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 | 86 86 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 | 84 84 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 | 4 4 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 | 9 9 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 ...
Queens Council on the Arts’ 3rd Space Brings Emerging Artists Together
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
On Friday, July 18th, Queens Council on the Arts’  3rd Space  is proud to present Amy Wu and the launch of QNSMADE, a web-based project that celebrates the stories ofQueens through a series of port...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 335 335 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 368 368 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 410 410 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...

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Pennsylvania woman killed in storm
A Pennsylvania woman who pulled over on the Grand Central Parkway during Thursday evenings powerful storms was killed when a tree fell on her car. Aline Levakis, 30, was on the Grand Central Parkwa...
Sep 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brief storm wreaks havoc in Flushing
Trees, power lines downed
Sep 16, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muslims find strength in Ramadan, despite difficult times
This year, Eid ul-Fitr, the celebration at the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, fell on a cool, gray and breezy Friday, one day before the ninth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist...
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Friends to host breast cancer fundraiser
Toni Sheridan and Christina Corsini of Middle Village have participated in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer for years. Now, the two friends have decided to throw a fundraiser at Fillmore’s Tavern in...
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Cosmos Night planned for Queens Botanical Garden
When the leaves on trees start to change color, many people know autumn is here. For people of Korean descent, nothing says fall like the blooming of a Cosmos plant. In Flushing, where there is a l...
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Free health fair focuses on Hepatitis B
The New York Hospital of Queens (NYHQ) announced last Thursday that it will be hosting a Flushing health fair on Sunday, September 19, in conjunction with non-profit organization Association for Ch...
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Queens vet gets a warm welcome on return home
Holy Cross grad was stationed in Iraq
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Foodies delight their taste buds at 'Feastival'
Wendy Chan is no stranger to the world of food trade shows. Her New York-based marketing and consulting firm, Definity Marketing, specializes in business development, strategic planning and event p...
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Forcina betting on Whitestone roots
Candidate for 26th AD says upset possible
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Serving up fun at Arthur Ashe Kids' Day
Tennis royalty graces the courts at the U.S. Open every summer, but on Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, it's the children that rule. Presented by Hess and produced by the United States Tennis Association (US...
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Audit: Parks letting $10M in improvements slide
But department argues it is enforcing agreements
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Candidates square off in 16th District forum
On Tuesday evening, August 24, the auditorium at the Flushing Branch of the Queens Public Library hosted an almost standing room-only audience in rapt attention. A range of critical issues were rai...
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LIRR lines paralyzed by signal damage
Ten out of 11 of railroad branches were suspended on Monday
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Queens students take a stand
Group stages street protest for peace in Sudan
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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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Picture illustration taken in Paris shows the Ladbrokes and PaddyPower Sport betting websites on electronic devicesTough new rules introduced by the Football Association will outlaw all football-related betting for players, club employees and match officials in the top eight tiers of the English game. "I was bored and there were TV ads promoting bets you could have on the matches I was watching," he was quoted at the time.


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FILE - This is a Friday, July, 25, 2014 file photo of Chika Amalaha of Nigeria, as she makes good lift during the women's 53 kg weightlifting competition at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland. Amalaha won the gold medal in the event. The Nigerian weightlifting gold medalist Chika Amalaha has failed a doping test at the Commonwealth Games and has been provisionally suspended from the games. Commonwealth Games Federation chief executive Mike Hooper said Tuesday July 29, 2014 that Amalaha tested positive for diuretics and masking agents after being tested on July 25. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The Commonwealth Games Federation says a 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter's backup doping sample has also come back positive for banned substances.


2014-08-01 05:39:14 -0400
A team of 70 international experts got to work Friday recovering bodies at the crash site of flight MH17 in war-torn eastern Ukraine, the Dutch justice ministry said. "Dutch and Australian experts arrived at the crash site on Friday morning.... The 70 experts will conduct search operations in several places at the crash site," it said in a statement. "After yesterday’s reconnaissance, we have now managed to get our experts on site," said Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg, the Dutch police official sent to Ukraine to head up the mission there. Efforts to recover remaining bodies from the crash site have been hampered by fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists.
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