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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 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 | 21 21 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 | 1 1 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 ...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 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 | 183 183 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 | 221 221 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 | 235 235 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 | 243 243 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...
Buyers! The process of Buying a Home...Time wise
Jul 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
REAL ESTATE Finding the right Home for you and your family is important. Affordability besides Location is Key. Being Realistic Is essential. Three bedroom homes are over $600,000 dollars in Middle...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 494 494 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...

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Iris Sears brings art to Woodhaven
I’ve long been an admirer of those who can take a blank piece of paper or a canvas and turn it into something special. My father was an artist and some of my earliest memories are of him painting. ...
Jul 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ozone Park Zumbathon promotes kindness
Queens residents sweat for Life Vest Inside
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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An inside look at an officer's job
The NYPD’s Citizens Police Academy aims to give residents a better understanding of the NYPD, how it operates and how it interacts with those they have sworn to serve and protect. It’s a free 14-we...
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carousel is finally landmarked
The quest for the landmarking of our Daniel Muller-carved carousel started many years ago. When this carousel reopened after many years of neglect and through the efforts of State Senator Serphin M...
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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LPC landmarks Forest Park Carousel
The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission voted Tuesday morning to landmark the Forest Park Carousel. It's quite a turnaround for the carousel, which until an operator was found last year was cl...
Jun 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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June is the month for celebrations
I hope that you had a great Father’s Day and bought all your gifts for dad on our Woodhaven Business Improvement District’s Jamaica Avenue, your “Everything Avenue,” from Dexter Court to 100th Stre...
Jun 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Howard Beach parents demand a crosswalk
A busy intersection is making life dangerous for kids at a Queens elementary school. Parents at PS 232 in the Lindenwood section of Howard Beach are calling on the city to, at the very least, insta...
Jun 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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GWDC honorees react to recognition
At the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation’s 34th annual dinner dance last Friday, community members were highlighted for their dedication to making the neighborhood a better place to live an...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our 34th annual dinner dance
The weather on Friday evening, the night of our Happiness Is Spring dance, we had torrential rain. It was not spring-like at all at our 34th Anniversary Dinner Dance. But in our beautiful banquet r...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Offering a better future in Woodhaven
With all that’s going on in the world it’s easy to get wrapped up in all the bad news. You really don’t have to go far to find it. As it turns out, you don’t have to go very far to find good news i...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB9 district manager put on probation
Board will give Mary Ann Carey six months
Jun 12, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big things are happening
My article this week will be devoted to two important Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation momentous events. The first is the landmarking of our beautiful Forest Park Carousel. Many, many year...
Jun 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Push to bring full gambling to Resorts World
Under Cuomo plan, city would face five-year ban
Jun 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Morris Variety a bit of Woodhaven's past
Everyone has their own favorite story about Lewis of Woodhaven. Mine involves the search for a mortise lock to replace the broken ancient one in our front door. Home Depot couldn’t help me. Every l...
Jun 05, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven honors those who served
The weather continues to be unpredictable, warm and sunny one day, rainy and cold the next. On Thursday, May 23, the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation held its Annual “Small Town” Memorial ...
May 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Palestinian boy, along with supporters of Hamas, holds a representation of a rocket as others shout slogans to protest against Israel and to support people in Gaza, during a demonstration in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel — as well as Hamas — to war crimes investigations.


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MILLS, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming police officer has pleaded not guilty to an animal-cruelty charge that alleges a police dog died after he left it in a hot patrol car for several hours.
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Leader says Hamas agrees in writing to support Palestinian bid at International Criminal Court.
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