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This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 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 | 98 98 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...
Veterans Day-A Time to Reflect!
Nov 10, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Since the Birth of America, so many have lost their lives fighting for our 'Freedom'. Many who survived every war, has experienced Hell on Earth. Many became handicapped, mentally scared, and have ...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination?
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 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 | 287 287 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 | 194 194 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...
What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 251 251 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 | 241 241 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 | 250 250 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...
A 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Beatles Arrival to America
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 258 258 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens West Kiwanis Foundation proudly presents A 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE BEATLES ARRIVAL TO AMERICA with "Yesterday and Today" - A Tribute to The Music of The Beatles, on Saturday, Oct...

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On Sandy anniversary, group focuses on climate change
On the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Organizing for Action (OFA) held over 80 events across the country in an attempt to bring light to climate change issues. In Queens, the group hosted an...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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A 'Wonderful' Woodhaven festival
All week long prior to our Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival, sponsored and run by the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation, on Sunday, October 20, I was checking the weather forecasts. This...
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Park Carousel will link generations
Ninety years from now, the residents of Woodhaven will gather in Forest Park to celebrate the 200th birthday of the beautiful carousel that master woodcarver Daniel Carl Muller completed in 1903. T...
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Seaside Library re-opens in the Rockaways
As residents of the Rockaways continue to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy, Queens Library at Seaside celebrated it’s reopening last weekend. Queens Library at Seaside, located at 116-15 Rockaway Beac...
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swedish firm wins Rockaway design competition
It took 10 hours of deliberation, but a winner was chosen in the “For a Resilient Rockaway” (FAR ROC) design competition for a plan to develop along the Sandy-battered coastline. One year after the...
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Forest Park Carousel officially landmarked
Timeless Woodhaven staple now secured for future generations
Oct 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Howard and Hamilton beaches recover from Sandy
Rebuilding continues one year later in the shorefront communities
Oct 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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One year after Sandy, Breezy Point continues to rebuild
Almost a year after Hurricane Sandy damaged nearly all of the 2,837 homes in the Breezy Point Cooperative by both flooding and fire, the Rockaway community continues the rebuilding process. Arthur ...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival back for 33rd year
Residents walked up and down Jamaica Avenue between 80th Street and Woodhaven Boulevard on Sunday listening to music, buying food and stopping in the stores during the 33rd Annual Wonderful Woodhav...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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A 'wonderful' day in Woodhaven
The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation sponsored Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival 2013 this past Sunday. We had a great day, packed with many in attendance. The children enjoyed pony ride...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents talk civic issues at Street Fair
Last Sunday, the GWDC presented the annual Wonderful Woodhaven Street Fair, and thousands of residents from Woodhaven and communities from around the city packed Jamaica Avenue, enjoying good food,...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arcabascio looks to challenge Katz for Queens beep
Says former candidate Vallone would make great deputy
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shining a light on a serious issue
Every morning, residents from Glendale, Woodhaven, Richmond Hill, Kew Gardens, Forest Hills and other nearby neighborhoods go to Forest Park to run, walk, ride their bicycle, walk the dog, etc. And...
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Active and passive recreation added at Highland Park
Home to over 100 species of birds, Highland Park, is now a safer place for families and wildlife alike in both Queens and Brooklyn following a city-funded overhaul project. The installation of natu...
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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MTA includes Rockaway Beach Line in 20-year plan
There is some rejuvenated hope for supporters of restoring train service to the Rockaway Beach Line. The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) included restoring the abandoned line, including the LI...
Oct 09, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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A protester is arrested outside of the St. Louis city hall Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in St. Louis. Missouri's governor ordered hundreds more state militia into Ferguson on Tuesday, after a night of protests and rioting over a grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, a case that has inflamed racial tensions in the U.S. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was lying face-down when Officer Darren Wilson finished him off. Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy, or admitted that they didn't see the shooting at all.


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Liverpool's Steven Gerrard, center, is challenged by Ludogorets' Cosmin Moti during the Champions League Group B soccer match between Ludogorets and Liverpool at Vassil Levski stadium in Sofia, Bulgaria, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)Arsenal reached the knockout stage of the Champions League for the 15th straight season with a 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday night, and Liverpool put itself in position to advance if it wins at home over Basel next month.


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FILE - This handout file photo taken Sept. 2, 2014, provided by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) shows a 39-year-old woman, the first participant enrolled in VRC 207, receiving a dose of the investigational NIAID/GSK Ebola vaccine at the National Institute of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md. The experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday. The vaccine is designed to spur the immune system’s production of anti-Ebola antibodies, and people developed them within four weeks of getting the shots at the National Institutes of Health. Half of the test group received a higher-dose shot, and those people produced more antibodies, said the study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. (AP Photo/NIAID, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday.


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