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What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 | 7 7 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 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 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 | 32 32 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...
Filing Bankruptcy For Credit Card Debt: Your Legal Options
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Buried in Credit Card Debt? What Are Your Options? Credit card debt is one of the most common types of debt in the United States next to mortgage and student loan debts. As of September 2014, the a...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sausage and Choice of Beverage. Children & Seniors ...
What Employers Should Understand about Disability Discrimination
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners typically look from an employer’s perspective and fire employees who cannot do the job. For the most part, this line of reasoning is valid and especially if you have at-will employm...
How Are Personal Injury Cases in NYC Settled?
Oct 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
Personal injury law protects individuals against any wrongful conduct that results in physical harm or mental harm, whether intentional or accidental. These acts are referred to as tort acts or tor...
Are You In A Vicious Cycle Of Stress, Insomnia And Depression?
Oct 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
Today on Huffington Post an article came out called "The Vicious Cycle Of Stress, Insomnia And Depression" ( read here ).  Studies show that how not being able to shut down or quite the ongoing tho...
The Real Deal-Real Estate news update.....
Oct 02, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
This is the last year of low mortgage rates.... With 36 years years of experience please adhere to my advice. Putting it simply like life itself, there is a beginning and there is always an end. Du...

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Willets West opposition gets its day in court
Developers, plaintiffs disagree over legality of development
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our fleeting summer in Woodhaven
Here we are, after looking forward during the cold winter to the summer, it is so difficult to see the warmth of summer end too soon. As I stated the history of our Woodhaven Business Improvement D...
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The Woodhaven Beat
There’s always plenty to do here in Woodhaven if one only takes a few moments to look. The Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association has built a community calendar which is visible on their website (w...
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State comptroller supports restoration of Rockaway Beach Rail Line
Whispers of restoring service to the Rockaway Beach Rail Line have started once again, following State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s recommendation to bring service back in his MTA Capital Needs re...
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Prospect Cemetery gets some TLC from its Brooklyn neighbors
Members, volunteers and interns of Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery helped some neighbors in need when they offered a hand in preserving Prospect Cemetery in Jamaica last week. The preservation volun...
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New York baseball legend preaches healthy living in Jamaica
Doc Gooden meets with youth at NYC Summer Meals at P.S. 223
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Making Strides hosts breast cancer walk kick-off breakfast
Queens Walk draws thousands to raise research money every year
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City has already seen six drownings this summer
Pol calls for citywide grade school swim education
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Events of Sandy inspire Woodhaven playwright
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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A brief history of the WBID
WOODHAVEN DEVELOPMENTS
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Mayor, comptroller provide disparate reports on Sandy relief
Mayor praises Build It Back, Stringer slams DHS management
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Woodhaven poet a product of her times
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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Summer shopping in Woodhavne
WOODHAVEN DEVELOPMENTS
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Clearing weeds uncovers a path to the past
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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Audit shows DOE has failed at addressing overcrowding
But mayor defends steps city is taking to solve issue
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Unemployed hairdresser and mother-of-three Yasmin Rubiano looks at documents at her flat in MadridBy Sonya Dowsett Madrid (Reuters) - Last year Madrid’s city and regional governments sold almost 5,000 rent-controlled flats to private equity investors including Goldman Sachs and Blackstone. At the time, the tenants were told their rental conditions would remain the same. But as old contracts expire, dozens of people have received demands for higher rent, been told their rents will increase dramatically, been threatened with eviction or moved out to escape the insecurity. Thousands of Spain’s poor now depend for their homes on the generosity of private equity. Jamila Bouzelmat is one of ...


2014-10-24 03:32:52 -0400
(Reuters) - Social housing in Spain is not generous. Rented social housing makes up just 2 percent of all residential property compared with 18 percent in Britain and 17 percent in France, according to the European Federation of Public, Cooperative and Social Housing. The country’s investment in social housing is just 0.79 percent of Gross Domestic Product, about half the European average, according to Human Rights Watch. Rather than offer subsidies to help people rent cheaply, Spain’s government has focused on helping people to buy. ...
2014-10-24 03:32:52 -0400

Stockholm (AFP) - Sweden called off early Friday the hunt for a suspected submarine that had involved the largest mobilisation of its naval forces since the end of the Cold War.


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