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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 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 | 52 52 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 | 65 65 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 | 61 61 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 | 9 9 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 | 310 310 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...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 343 343 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 387 387 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 390 390 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 842 842 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...

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South Ozone Park residents continue fighting converted homeless shelter
Last Tuesday, April 12, was part two of a community meeting at P.S. 124 regarding the South Ozone Park Skyway Family Center. Residents say that proper notification wasn't given to them that the she...
Apr 19, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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106th lieutenant tackles new post: retiree
Lieutenant Joseph Salvato, commander of the 106th Precinct’s Special Operations Unit, was honored at last week’s meeting of the precinct’s Community Council with the April Cop of the Month Award fo...
Apr 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fighting City Hall just got more convenient
New system allows NYers to fight tickets online
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Addabbo co-sponsors hate crime bill
In response to the murder of Anthony Callao in Woodhaven last month, State Senator Joe Addabbo is co-sponsoring a bill that would raise awareness about hate crimes through curriculum in schools. Th...
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Queens Boys and Girls Club breaks ground on new building
The kids at the South Queens Boys and Girls Club will soon have a new space to play and learn. On Friday, April 8, the club held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Clubhouse building, set to be ...
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resorts World Casino gives residents a sneak peak
Resorts World Casino New York last week released new images showing additional amenities that the casino will feature on opening day under its new accelerated timeline. “These images will give our ...
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carjacker surprised by youngster
A carjacker who jumped into a four-door red Honda Accord idling with the keys in the ignition got the surprise of his life when he discovered there was a nine-year-old boy sitting in the back seat....
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lindenwood Alliance discusses crime in Howard Beach
More than 50 people attended the Lindenwood Alliance’s most recent meeting at the Rockwood Park Jewish Center in Howard Beach last week, a good showing for the young civic association. “This shows ...
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Terrorism expert addresses RHBA
Terrorism was the main talk of the Richmond Hill Block Association's monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 30. Deputy Chief Michael Blake of the NYPD's Department of Counterterrorism Division address...
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven remembers Anthony Callao
Candlelight vigil held for the teen tragically beaten to death
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Move over or face penalties
It’s now the law: when you see flashing emergency vehicle lights on the shoulder of the road – move over. Deputy Inspector Amin Kosseim of the NYPD Community Affairs Division told members of the 10...
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Kiwanis Club hopes for more members
The Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Kiwanis Club held their first meeting of the spring on Wednesday, March 9, in an effort to recruit more community members and to have their voice heard more in the area....
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phagwah parade brings vibrancy to Richmond Hill streets
PHOTOS BY MICHAEL O'KANE Over 15,000 people covered head-to-toe in vibrant colors celebrated the 23rd Annual Phagwah Parade, held last Sunday, March 20. With 16 floats and 28 different performances...
Mar 22, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seniors celebrate Phagwah at local center
The United Hindu Cultural Council of U.S.A Senior Center kicked off an early celebration on March 17 of the Hindu festival Phagwah, also known as Holi, which is the celebration of colors, joy, and ...
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Liberty Tax Services hold successful blood drive
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A man videos a shell crater in Donetsk, on July 29, 2014After months of hesitation, the EU agreed Tuesday to impose economic sanctions against Russia, hoping this "strong warning" would make it change course in Ukraine as fighting intensified around cities held by pro-Russian rebels. The new measures impose restrictions on the finance, defence and energy sectors so as to increase the cost to Russia of its continued intervention in Ukraine. Notably, Russian state-owned banks will find access to European financial markets limited, meaning their costs could rise, with a knock-on effect on Russia's struggling economy. The measures are "a strong warning (that the) illegal annexation of (Crimea) and deliberate destabilisation of a neighbouring sovereign country cannot be accepted in 21st century Europe," said Herman Van Rompuy, president of the European Council.


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In this courtroom sketch at the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell, center, and his wife, former first lady Maureen McDonnell, second from right, Judge James R. Spencer, left, presides during jury selection Monday, July 28, 2014, in Richmond, Va. Bob and Maureen McDonnell are charged in a 14-count indictment with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from the CEO of a dietary supplements company in exchange for helping promote his products. The defense team is gathered at a courtroom table and includes Victoria Taraktchian, John L. Brownlee, Robert McDonnell, Henry W. "Hank" Asbill, Marjorie Fargo, Maureen McDonnell, and William "Bill" Burck at left. Foreground figure, third from right, is Stephen Hauss. (AP Photo/Dana Verkouteren)RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The corruption trial for ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife plunged Tuesday into the sordid details of the couple's marriage and the former first's lady's "crush" on a businessman accused of lavishing them with gifts and cash in exchange for promoting his company.


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Rick Ogden who lost his home in the Sand Fire, waits for fire updates from officials at the evacuation center in Shingle Springs, Calif., on Monday, July 28, 2014. Their home of 12 years was completely destroyed at 2pm on Saturday.(AP Photo/Steve Yeater)SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Some firefighters battling a Northern California wildfire that prompted evacuation orders for more than 400 homes before it was brought under control were dispatched to other fires, while evacuation orders for about half of the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park were lifted.


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