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This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...
Veterans Day-A Time to Reflect!
Nov 10, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Since the Birth of America, so many have lost their lives fighting for our 'Freedom'. Many who survived every war, has experienced Hell on Earth. Many became handicapped, mentally scared, and have ...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination?
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As described in our earlier blog article, there are exceptions to at-will employment terminations, making them unlawful, and termination based on discrimination is one of th...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Nov 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Location: Martin Luther HS, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sa...
Can You Be the Executor of an Estate in New York if You Don’t Live in the State?
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
Posted on October 23, 2014 by BonnieLawston If your loved one has died in New York, with a valid will, trust or estate plan there, but you live in another state, you may be uncertain if you can, or...
What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 232 232 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 | 222 222 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
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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 | 245 245 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...

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Brooklyn GOP supporting Bob Turner
Queens organization follows suit
Jul 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parishioners petition Diocese to stop church merger
Parishioners at St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr Parish have signed a petition asking the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn to reconsider merging the parish with the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin...
Jul 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council considers new bill to limit residential noise
The City Council’s Environmental Protection Committee held a hearing last week on a bill proposed by Councilman Eric Ulrich to strengthen the city’s noise code. If enacted, the bill would make it e...
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Turtles cause flight delays at JFK
About 150 diamondback terrapin turtles marching ever so slowly and steadily across Runway 4L at John F. Kennedy Airport to the beach to lay their eggs caused the closing of a runway and the disrupt...
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Officer honored for alert arrest
Police Officer Patrick McBride of the 102nd Precinct was honored with the Cop of the Month award at last week’s community council meeting for his outstanding police work, which resulted in the arre...
Jul 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Break-ins concern some Woodhaven residents
Residents in Woodhaven are complaining about car break-ins along Woodhaven Boulevard between Park Lane South and Myrtle Avenue. It's a problem that they say is ongoing and the number rises every su...
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Teens now faced with 'murder as a hate crime' charges in Anthony Callao's death
The six teenagers who are accused of beating 18-year-old Anthony Callao to death near a Woodhaven house party in March are now facing murder as a hate crime, manslaughter, assault, and robbery char...
Jul 01, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phil Rizzuto hosts annual Family Fun Day
The sounds of drums, chutney music and an animated emcee wafted out of the Phil “Smokey” Rizzuto Park last Saturday, June 25, as it was once more host to the annual Family Fun Day. Sponsored by Cou...
Jun 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven residents lodge surge of complaints
Multiple blocks with nuisance neighbors
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Polish parishioners concerned over church merger
On a typical Sunday, the St. Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr Parish, located at 88-10 102nd Avenue, just off of Rockaway Boulevard in Ozone Park, sees roughly 150 parishioners – many of them attending n...
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An event to raise awareness on domestic violence
The Stars International Band and Geeta Mandir Cultural Center is hosting its first ever domestic violence event in order to raise awareness in the community about a problem that is often not talked...
Jun 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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From wiseguy to wordsmith
Ex-mobster turns life around, pens memoir
Jun 22, 2011 | 5 5 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weiner resigns over 'sexting' scandal
Pressure from Dems leads congressman to step down
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Civic association, Ulrich beautify Ozone Park Triangle
Councilman Eric Ulrich joined members of the Our Neighbors Civic Association of Ozone Park on Saturday, June 11, to clean and beautify Ruoff Triangle at the intersection of Rockaway Boulevard, 101s...
Jun 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cops urge Nissan & Honda owners to be vigilant
Warn about potential theft of parts at civic meet
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FILE - In this July 6, 2009 file photo, former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry attends a news conference in Washington. Barry, who staged comeback after a 1990 crack cocaine arrest, died early Sunday morning Nov. 23, 2014. He was 78. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his accomplishments.


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FILE In this file photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin prepare to toast with ambassadors in the Alexander Hall after a ceremony of presentation of credentials by foreign ambassadors in the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia. Vladimir Putin says he will not remain Russia’s president for life, but will step down in line with the Russian constitution no later than 2024. Staying beyond that would be “detrimental for the country and I don’t need this,” he said in an interview with the Tass news agency released Sunday.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file)MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin has said he won't remain Russia's president for life and will step down in line with the constitution no later than 2024, according to an interview with a Russian news agency released Sunday.


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(L-R) Actor Liam Hemsworth, director Francis Lawrence, actors Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson attend the premiere of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" on November 17, 2014, in Los Angeles, CaliforniaLos Angeles (AFP) - North American cinema-goers had plenty of appetite for the latest "Hunger Games" movie, with the sci-fi survival flick debuting in the weekend box office's top spot, industry estimates showed Sunday.


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