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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
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Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 590 590 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who be...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 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 | 190 190 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...
"Primary Rally" Meeting
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The 38th Assembly District Part "A" and "B" Regular Democratic Clubs will host a "Primary Rally" Meeting on Thursday, August 28th, 2014.  The event will take place at 7:00PM at the American Legion ...

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Night Out in Forest Park

Aug 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to School Sales Days already upon us
Our summer is flying by. It seems like just yesterday our students and young graduates were all excited as they headed for summer vacation! Well, here they are now heading back to school, which wil...
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In this case, the punishment is the crime
We all walk around with an expectation that we are protected by the rule of law; if someone is arrested for doing you harm, they will be punished. It is a simple concept that serves two purposes. O...
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Could we have prevented a tragedy?
In the wake of last week’s horrific attack on a 17-year old woman in which she was stabbed repeatedly in front of her home, I have heard from a number of residents. Some are concerned, many are sca...
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BID faces the final days of summer
Every year I look forward to the warmth of our short summer months. Yes, our sunny summer is fleeting, so we should enjoy every day while we can. Last week we took our own advice and enjoyed a beau...
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Survivors of domestic abuse seek financial independence
Program at Justice Center teaches saving, investing and loans
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An evening ride to end Alzhimer's
Last year, there was a fantastic event called “An Evening Ride on the Forest Park Carousel to End Alzheimer’s,” and 100 percent of the proceeds from the carousel rides - nearly $2000 - were generou...
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A short history of the Woodhaven BID
Can you believe we are into August already? Where did the time go? Finally the humid hot weather has passed and we are now enjoying sunny summer temperatures with low humidity. As I have stated bef...
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Donate blood, win tix to Super Bowl
From now until next January, everyone who donates blood at a drive sponsored by the New York Blood Center will be entered into a sweepstakes for one pair of tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII, which will...
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Woodhaven is cooling off
The very unhealthy heat wave has now broken, I am so pleased to see the low 85-degree temperatures. Hopefully it will stay at this tolerable level for the remainder of the summer. Our WBID periodic...
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Rockaway barrier gets a splash of color
Volunteers help create longest mural in NYC
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Millions of Sandy relief money still not spent
Local leaders demand answers from charitable originations
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CB5 requests changes to Ridgewood Reservoir plans
Want Parks to move entrance gate for Basin 3
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Help our seniors, trees in this heat
Last week I stated that it was “hot, hot, hot,” quoting from a song. Well, this week’s song is we’re having a “heat wave.” The temperatures are so high and oppressive that it has become a true heal...
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Bet on good people, and Path of Deams
In the 1989 horseracing comedy Let It Ride, Richard Dreyfus’ character has just won a huge sum of money on a race and is celebrating, shouting out that “God likes me. He really, really likes me!” I...
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In this photo released by CBS, from left, Zoe McLellan as Special Agent Meredith "Merri" Brody, Scott Bakula as Special Agent Dwayne Pride, Rob Kerkovich as Sebastian Lund, CCH Pounder as Dr. Loretta Wade, and Lucas Black as Special Agent Christopher LaSalle, in a scene from "NCIS: New Orleans," Sept. 23, 2014 (9:00-10:00, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. The “NCIS” franchise will expand with the series set in New Orleans that debuts Tuesday, Sept. 23, on CBS. (AP Photo/CBS, Skip Bolen)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The newest members of the successful "NCIS" TV franchise understand the importance of their family roots.


2014-09-18 17:32:03 -0400

File of Oracle Corp CEO Ellison introducing the Oracle Database In-Memory during a launch event in Redwood ShoresBy Bill Rigby SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Oracle Corp's longstanding Chief Executive Larry Ellison stepped down on Thursday, to be replaced by co-CEOs Safra Catz and Mark Hurd, as the business software company looks to modernize and fend off fast-moving cloud-based rivals. Ellison, who co-founded the database company that became Oracle in 1977, will become executive chairman and chief technology officer. Under the new arrangement, all manufacturing, finance and legal functions of Oracle will report to Catz, while sales and service units will report to Hurd. ...


2014-09-18 17:30:30 -0400

Home Depot said the data breach of its systems affected as many as 56 million customer payment cards between April and SeptemberNew York (AFP) - Home Depot said Thursday the data breach of its systems affected as many as 56 million customer payment cards between April and September.


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