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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 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 | 48 48 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 | 162 162 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 | 209 209 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
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 265 265 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 | 270 270 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 | 523 523 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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Miller asks DOT for safety improvements in Woodhaven
At recent meeting of the Woodhaven Residents' Block Association meeting, Assemblyman Mike Miller discussed safety improvements he recently proposed to the Department of Transportation (DOT). They i...
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QueensWay workshop brings park space one step closer
But proponents of mass transit not giving in
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Remembering a true son of Woodhaven
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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Hoping for 'spring' in our Spring Promotion
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Friends of the QueensWay unveil initial renderings
Community outreach planned next week to tweak plans
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New YMCA officially opens in the Rockaways
Facility has been serving the community for one month
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Scenes from the 2014 Phagway Parade in Richmond Hill

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Preserving the murals of Queens
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Australian team takes top prize for resilient home
It has been over a year since Hurricane Sandy devastated the beachfront communities of New York City, and now numerous groups like the Urban Green Council (UGC) are taking innovative steps towards ...
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD warns about new gang culture in south Queens
At a youth summit in Jamaica last week, the NYPD warned parents and kids about the growing rise of small gangs in Queens and their prevalence on social media to start beefs and air grievances. Assi...
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Spring promotion coming to Jamiaca Avenue
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Proposed charter school raises concerns in Woodhaven
News of a proposed charter school that would open in August 2015 at the corner of 91st Street and 85th Road was not received well by some members of the Woodhaven Residents' Block Association (WRBA...
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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New magazine has positive message
Shares inspiring success stories of minority men
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Afrikan Poetry Theatre looks forward to renovations
For close to 40 years, the Afrikan Poetry Theatre in Jamaica has not only been a fixture in the southeast Queens community, but has become well known throughout the city. Though rich with African A...
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Senator Smith holds Operation Safe Southeast Queens meeting
State Senator Malcolm Smith hosted his monthly Operation Safe Southeast Queens meeting at his district office in Hollis last week, joined Captain John Orelleana of the 103rd Precinct, Officer Carle...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2014 file photo, Myanmar model May Myat Noe, winner of Miss Asia Pacific World 2014 pageant, waves a miniature flag of the country upon her arrival at Yangon International Airport in Yangon, Myanmar. The first Myanmar national to win an international pageant has been stripped of her title for being rude and dishonest, and has allegedly run off with the expensive crown and breast implants. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's first international beauty queen has absconded with her $100,000 crown after being stripped of her title for being rude and dishonest, organizers said Friday.


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Actress Kathryn Hahn poses for portraits during the 71st edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)VENICE, Italy (AP) — Movies — they don't make 'em like they used to. Well, Peter Bogdanovich does.


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People walk a street at Shibuya shopping district in Tokyo, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Japan's vital signs remained weak in July as wages fell further and household spending dropped, signaling continued weakness in the world's third-largest economy. Data released Friday showed the inflation rate was unchanged from the previous month. The core price consumer index that excludes volatile fresh food prices rose 3.3 percent in July, the same as a month earlier. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)In this photo by Koji Sasahara, people walk across the scramble crossing outside Shibuya Station in Tokyo on Friday afternoon. The Shibuya district is popular with young people and tourists and is known for entertainment and nightlife as well as high-tech ventures.


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