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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 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 | 44 44 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 | 1 1 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 | 158 158 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 | 205 205 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 | 246 246 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 | 260 260 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 | 266 266 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 | 9 9 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 | 13 13 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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Freshman comes up big in Iona win
Steps up during lackluster night for team leaders
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's men get revenge on Fighting Irish
Red Storm used strong defense to best Notre Dame
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ashley Palmer
Jan 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Storm shock Hoyas to go to 3-0 in Big East
Undefeated conference record best start since '99
Jan 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU men knock off Big Ten's Northwestern
Since his introductory news conference in March, first-year head coach Steve Lavin has spoke of incremental progress for his upper-class squad, which though checks in as one of the nation’s veteran...
Dec 30, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU baseball players named to preseason team
Sophomores Jeremy Baltz and Kyle Hansen have each earned 2011 Preseason All-America status from Louisville Slugger. Already named a first team Preseason All-American by the National Collegiate Base...
Dec 30, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets players assist in spreading holiday cheer
A roster of NBA players helped make a holiday party in Brooklyn a slam dunk. Nets players Brook Lopez, Derrick Favors, Ben Uzoh, Quinton Ross, Stephen Graham, and Joe Smith gathered at Brooklyn Bor...
Dec 30, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iona gives No. 5 Syracuse all it can handle
Syracuse held off a late run by the Iona College men's basketball team in an 83-77 decision in non-conference action at the Carrier Dome. Junior Mike Glover continued his stellar play, pouring in a...
Dec 21, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's women take Holiday Classic title
The St. John’s women’s basketball team took home its third-consecutive St. John’s-Chartwells Holiday Classic Championship title on Sunday as the Red Storm defeated the UC-Santa Barbara Gauchos, 56-...
Dec 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU men able to hold back Army, snatch win
Seven players scored in double-figures for the Long Island University men’s basketball team, which held off a late rally by Army to win, 91-85, on Saturday afternoon at the Wellness, Recreation and...
Dec 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU baseball team ranked 26th
It's never too cold for baseball. With the season slated to open in just under two months, the St. John’s baseball team has been ranked No. 26 in the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper preseason poll. T...
Dec 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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SFC water polo team headed to Final Four
The St. Francis College men’s water polo Team returned to the top of the East Coast water polo world with an 8-4 victory over Navy at the CWPA Eastern Championships. The win puts the men in the NCA...
Dec 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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TCU to join the Big East
Texas Christian University has accepted an invitation for full membership into the Big East Conference, it was announced Monday. The big East, by a vote of its presidents and chancellors, extended ...
Dec 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens fighter gets a title shot
Last week at the Universal Boxing Gym in Ozone Park, heavyweight contender Vinny Maddalone (33-6, 24KO's) participated in an open media workout in anticipation of his upcoming title fight against T...
Nov 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Champ: I'm ready
During a recent media workout, IBF International Heavyweight Champion Tomasz Adamek said he felt his preparation is right where it should be at this time. "I've been training hard for seven weeks w...
Nov 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Virgin Australia plane taking off at Sydney Airport, August 28, 2014Virgin Australia on Friday posted an annual net loss of Aus$355.6 million (US$332 million) as intense competition led by Qantas, weak consumer sentiment and high taxes hurt its bottom line. The country's second largest carrier also announced the sale of a 35 percent stake in its frequent flyer programme to private equity firm Affinity Equity Partners, boosting its cash balance by Aus$336 million. The result was more than triple the Aus$98.1 million loss it reported in the 12 months to June 30 the previous year, and follows huge annual losses by Qantas on Thursday. The carrier, which is majority owned by Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand and Etihad, blamed excess market capacity, weak consumer sentiment, economic uncertainty and Aus$51.6 million in carbon tax costs for the poor numbers.


2014-08-29 01:08:25 -0400

Malaysia Airlines flight attendants carry the flag-draped coffin of a victim of the MH17 disaster at a special prayer in Ampang, near Kuala Lumpur on August 24, 2014Struggling Malaysia Airlines suspended trading in its shares Friday ahead of an announcement later in the day on a restructuring plan aimed at keeping the carrier in business following two devastating air tragedies. State investment fund Khazanah Nasional, which owns 70 percent of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and has announced plans to de-list and take it private, is expected to detail the reform plans in a press briefing at 3 pm (0700 GMT). In a statement to the Malaysian stock exchange, MAS said trading of its shares was halted pending an "announcement from Khazanah in relation to the details of a proposed restructuring of MAS".


2014-08-29 01:07:48 -0400

Newly-arrived Syrian refugees carry their belongings as they walk at Azraq refugee campBy Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Three million Syrian refugees will have registered in neighboring countries as of Friday, an exodus that began in March 2011 and shows no sign of abating, the United Nations said. The record figure is one million refugees more than a year ago, while a further 6.5 million are displaced within Syria, meaning that "almost half of all Syrians have now been forced to abandon their homes and flee for their lives", it said. "The Syrian crisis has become the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era, yet the world is failing to meet the needs of refugees and the countries hosting them," Antonio Guterres, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, said in a statement. The vast majority remain in neighboring countries, with the highest concentrations in Lebanon (1.14 million), Turkey (815,000) and Jordan (608,000), the UNHCR said.


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