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This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination?
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As described in our earlier blog article, there are exceptions to at-will employment terminations, making them unlawful, and termination based on discrimination is one of th...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Nov 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 259 259 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Location: Martin Luther HS, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sa...
Can You Be the Executor of an Estate in New York if You Don’t Live in the State?
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
Posted on October 23, 2014 by BonnieLawston If your loved one has died in New York, with a valid will, trust or estate plan there, but you live in another state, you may be uncertain if you can, or...
Need Advice from a $500/hour Immigration Lawyer?
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you an artist from another country? Ever wonder if you qualify for US Immigration’s so-called “Artist visa”? Are those visas only for visual or performing artists? How do you get a Green Card a...
What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 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 | 214 214 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 | 2 2 comments | 220 220 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 | 17 17 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...

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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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Pol rallies to make Lunar New Year an official holiday
The Lunar New Year starts out every year with festivities. Children in various schools perform traditional Chinese and Korean songs and dances, and people from different cultures admire the celebra...
Feb 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children usher in new year at Flushing YMCA
Forty 3 and 4-year-olds stomped through the halls of the Flushing YMCA wearing shiny vests and crowns with bunny ears, chanting to the tune of “Frere Jacques,” “Chinese dragon, Chinese dragon. Brea...
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Pol wants employers to pay for hiring sex offenders
Would be fined for putting offenders in contact with kids
Feb 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens, Brooklyn could see next round of hospital closures
In Queens and Brooklyn, the possible closure of several hospitals has everyone on edge. If Governor Mario Cuomo goes through with cutting $2 to $3 billion from the state’s Medicaid program, ten New...
Feb 01, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber hands out building awards
Architects, engineers, and builders of all sort were the toast of Queens last week, as the Queens Chamber of Commerce hosted their 98th Annual Building Awards. The annual event is meant to recogniz...
Jan 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wonder Bread shuts doors for the last time
Historic factory closed its doors last Thursday
Jan 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens residents get to sound off on blizzard
Residents of Queens who couldn't make it to the January 10th hearing on the city's response to the blizzard got a chance to sound off at Borough Hall last week. A hearing on the December 26th blizz...
Jan 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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New bills target city's four-legged residents
Life for our four-legged friends is expected to get better. The City Council last week passed two bills intended to improve the health and well-being of animals across the city. One bill prevents a...
Jan 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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New plan for RKO Keith's
Finally. The credits may soon be rolling on the horror show that has been the RKO Keith's Theatre in downtown Flushing. A new developer has unveiled plans for the shuttered movie house that would t...
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lunar New Year Parade set for 2/12
Flushing to welcome in the Year of the Rabbit
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents slam DOE at proposed closure of PS 30
Due to the school's low performance, it is in talks of being phased out
Jan 18, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Audit finds broken fire hydrants not fixed fast enough
City defends repair work record
Jan 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smith, McCarthy rally to stop gun violence in Queens
State Senator Malcolm Smith and Long Island Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy joined forces on Monday to rally against the rampant gun violence in Queens and the shooting in Arizona that left nine dea...
Jan 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Mel volunteer exposed as sex offender
A volunteer at St. Mel School in Flushing was let go on Monday after parents learned that he was a Level 1 registered sex offender who spent six months in jail for sexually abusing a 12-year-old bo...
Jan 07, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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This undated law enforcement booking photo provided by the Mesa County, Colo., Sheriff's Office shows Lester Ralph Jones. Investigators said they have arrested Jones in the killing of a Colorado woman who led a double life as a devoted mom and a paid escort before she disappeared in 2007. Police on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 arrested Jones, 63, on charges of murder, kidnapping and arson in the death of 34-year-old Paige Birgfeld, of Grand Junction, Colo. Birgfeld's remains were found in a dry creek bed in 2012. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation's cold-case team was assigned the case. (AP Photo/Mesa County Sheriff's Office)DENVER (AP) — A single mother who vanished from western Colorado more than seven years ago led a double life as a paid escort with many unsavory clients, investigators say.


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Plaintiffs' attorney John Manly, right, with co-counsel Luis Carrillo, left, talks to reporters outside Los Angeles Superior Court Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, following the settlement of litigation involving an elementary school teacher convicted of lewd conduct against his students. The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay $139 million to end all remaining litigation in the deal involving 81 students, ending a legal saga that began when Miramonte Elementary School teacher Mark Berndt was arrested in 2012 and accused of blindfolding students and feeding them his semen on cookies. Plaintiff’s lawyers had planned to present evidence suggesting the school district was aware of sexual misconduct by Berndt three decades ago but failed to act until a photo processor at a pharmacy contacted police about film Berndt dropped off that showed pictures of blindfolded children and being fed some substance. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Once lawyers began digging into Mark Berndt's past, they discovered a three-decade pattern of odd behavior and complaints about the teacher that school administrators either missed or ignored.


2014-11-22 03:25:17 -0500
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Attackers ambushed a bus and killed 28 people early on Saturday in northeast Kenya, police and the Ministry of Interior said. It was not immediately clear who the attackers were. "Bandits ambushed a bus from Mandera that was heading to Nairobi at dawn and killed 28 passengers of the 60 that were in the bus," the ministry said on its Twitter feed. Police Spokesman Masoud Mwinyi confirmed the incident. The government-run National Disaster Operations Centre said on its Twitter feed that the attack took place some 30 km from the town of Mandera. ...
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