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This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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
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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 | 126 126 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 | 173 173 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
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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
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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 | 229 229 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 $$
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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...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
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June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...

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38th Assembly District: Vote Michael Miller
ENDORSEMENT 2010
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Liu, Weiner stump for Addabbo in Woodhaven
State Senator Joe Addabbo, Jr. visited stores and restaurants along Jamaica Avenue on 17 in an effort to show support for small businesses as part of his re-election campaign. Joined by City Comptr...
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A quick pitch might get you in trouble with the law
Queens resident fined for party tents
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Lindenwood residents say crime rampant in neighborhood
Pack 106th Precinct meeting seeking help
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Aqueduct Racino set to break ground
Groundbreaking for the Aqueduct Racino in South Ozone Park has been tentatively set for Thursday, October 28, according to developer Genting NY. Genting NY awarded the construction contract to Tuto...
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Officers honored for breaking up large fight in Ozone Park
One cop saved innocent woman attacked by mob
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10/10/10 = 30th Woodhaven Street Fair
Woodhaven Development
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NYC becomes even more sustainable
A recent report released by Mayor Michael Bloomberg shows the city is on track for achieving the carbon reduction goals laid out in PlaNYC, a sustainability plan aimed at lowering greenhouse gas em...
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A Review Of The Top High Schools in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan
It’s An Investment – Not A Cost
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9/11 responders call on Senate to pass health bill
Would provide free medical coverage to emergency workers
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Turner: underreported campaign filing a “glitch”
Denies alleged campaign finance violations
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Woodhaven Street Festival Coming!
Woodhaven Developments
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Genting ponies up the dough for Aqueduct racino
Aqueduct’s designated casino developer delivered the promised $380 million to the State Lottery Division last Friday. Governor David Paterson announced that on September 24 the State of New York re...
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St. John's fundraiser charged with embezzling $1M
Allegedly used funds for shopping, son's tuition
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Electronic waste is recyclable, too
Atlas Park e-waste event nets old electronics
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Pope Francis wears skullcaps given by faithful at the end of his weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)VATICAN CITY (AP) — Saying "even the pope has a family," Pope Francis expressed thanks on Wednesday for the prayers and condolences he has received following the death of his nephew's wife and their two young boys in a car crash in the pontiff's native Argentina.


2014-08-20 06:32:50 -0400

A digger removes debris on August 20, 2014 from a building in Gaza City's Sheikh Radwan neighbourhood destroyed the night before in an Israeli air strike which killed the wife and infant daughter of elusive Hamas military chief Mohammed DeifIsraeli warplanes struck Gaza, killing the wife and child of Hamas's top military chief, the Islamist movement said Wednesday after truce talks in Cairo collapsed in a storm of violence. It was not immediately clear whether Mohammed Deif himself, who has topped Israel's most wanted list for decades, was killed or wounded in the strike which hit a house in Gaza City late on Tuesday. Hamas vowed bloody revenge, saying Israel had "opened the gates of hell". The deadly attack came just hours after a resumption of the fighting in and around Gaza after more than a week of calm as Egyptian negotiators pushed the warring sides to broker a decisive end to six weeks of bloodshed.


2014-08-20 06:32:17 -0400
Afghanistan has given New York Times reporter Matthew Rosenberg 24 hours to leave the country for not cooperating with an investigation, a statement from the attorney general's office said on Wednesday. Rosenberg had been summoned to the attorney general's office for questioning on Tuesday after the newspaper ran a story about officials discussing plans to form an interim government if a deadlock over the presidential election failed to be broken soon.
2014-08-20 06:26:05 -0400