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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 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 | 81 81 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 | 91 91 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 | 92 92 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 | 12 12 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 | 344 344 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 | 375 375 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 | 416 416 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 | 415 415 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 | 870 870 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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New Woodhaven café offers opportunity for disabled
There’s a new café in town, and it’s doing something special. Independence Café, located at 94-16 Jamaica Avenue, is not only serving quality food, they’re also delivering quality employment opport...
Mar 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Writing and finding the soul, one play at a time
Woodhaven playwright's new play makes it to the stage
Mar 01, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officers close the case on 17 burglaries
Police Officers Jose Severino (second from right) and Ashana Kelly (right) were honored last week with the 102nd Precinct’s Cop of the Month award for January in recognition of their excellent poli...
Feb 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fighting in the streets
102nd residents complain about rowdy early-morning brawls
Feb 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens businesses get $51M in Aqueduct contracts
Keeping with its commitment to hire locally, Tutor-Perini, the general contractor for Resorts World New York, announced today that it has awarded three additional construction bids exceeding $51 mi...
Feb 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aqueduct developer makes good on promise
Aqueduct racino developer Genting NY is making good on its promise last summer to hire minority and women-owned firms. More than one in three subcontractors and suppliers hired to construct the new...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ozone Park company looking join city's bike share program
Worksman Cycles in Ozone Park has been making industrial-grade bicycles and tricycles for 112 years. And now, the company, located at 94-15 100th Street, is hoping that the city picks up their bid ...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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In state of racing industry, pols fight for fairness
The future of the horse racing industry in New York State is shaky, but State Senator Joseph Addabbo, who is on the New York State Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering, is looking to imp...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Queens Boys and Girls finishing FIRST
The South Queens Boys and Girls Club is onto something big. For the first time, they are entering into the FIRST Robotics Competition and they are ready for the challenge. FIRST (For Inspiration an...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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No ifs, ands, or 'butts': smoking banned in parks
Council extends smoking ban to parks & beaches
Feb 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kiwanis honor memory of Jonathan Beneduce
Members of the Howard Beach and Ozone Park Kiwanis present Nick Beneduce with a check in memory of his son, Jonathan Joseph Beneduce, 28, who was murdered in New Jersey on February 18, 2010. The ch...
Feb 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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QCP leads the way in serving disabled
It’s not very often that a person with a developmental disability could find a place to go and spend their day, be productive and most of all, feel genuinely cared for because someone took the time...
Feb 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Park Carousel could soon be spinning again
It’s been a wild ride for the Forest Park Carousel. Spinning round and round on an uncertain future, it might soon be up and running again for the summer. According to the Parks Department, the car...
Feb 01, 2011 | 5 5 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol wants employers to pay for hiring sex offenders
Would be fined for putting offenders in contact with kids
Feb 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Response to snow better, but problems still persist
By Lisa A. Fraser lfraser@queenseldger.com It was round three in the fight between New York City and mother nature last Thursday, as the boroughs were hit with the white stuff again. But this time,...
Feb 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Monday, July 28, 2014 photo released Thursday, July 31, 2014 by the U.S. Forest Service, shows flames and smoke in the Sierra National Forest, Calif. On Thursday, Fire crews are battling a blaze in Sierra National Forest about 60 miles northeast of Fresno, Calif. that was creeping closer to the Mammoth Pool Reservoir, a popular recreation spot that supplies drinking water. (AP Photo/U.S. National Forest Service, Burt Stalter)ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires burning through dry terrain in West Coast states have forced scores of evacuations as fire teams worked to corral the blazes.


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Medical staff working with Medecins sans Frontieres prepare to bring food to patients kept in an isolation area at the MSF Ebola treatment centre in KailahunBy Saliou Samb CONAKRY (Reuters) - West African leaders agreed on Friday to take stronger measures to try to bring the worst outbreak of Ebola under control and prevent it spreading outside the region, including steps to isolate rural communities ravaged by the disease. The World Health Organisation and medical charity Medicines Sans Frontieres said on Friday the outbreak, which has killed 729 people in four West African countries, was out of control and more resources were urgently needed to deal with it. WHO chief Margaret Chan told a meeting of the presidents of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the countries worst affected - that the epidemic was outpacing efforts to contain it and warned of catastrophic consequences in lost lives and economic distruption if the situation were allowed to deteriorate. "The presidents recognise the serious nature of the Ebola outbreak in their countries," Chan said after the meeting.


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This undated photo shows Israeli Army 2nd. Lt. Hadar Goldin, 23 from Kfar Saba, central Israel. Israeli army spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner said Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 that Goldin was apparently captured by Hamas militants who came through a tunnel from the Gaza Strip and another two soldiers were killed. An hour after Friday's cease-fire started, gunmen emerged from one or more Gaza tunnels and opened fire at Israeli soldiers, with at least one of the militants detonating an explosives vest, said Lerner. Goldin was apparently captured during the ensuing mayhem and taken back into Gaza through a tunnel. (AP Photo/YNet News)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel bombarded the southern Gaza town of Rafah on Saturday as troops searched for an officer they believe was captured by Hamas in an ambush that shattered a humanitarian cease-fire and set the stage for a major escalation of the 26-day-old war.


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