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Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 561 561 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
Recent Supreme Court Ruling on Homecare Union Dues Requirement
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Business Employment Attorney in Queens, NY Many employers are interested to know about cases that affect the power of unions. For decades, unions have challenged employers through disputes or ongoi...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who be...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 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 | 168 168 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 | 5 5 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 | 273 273 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...

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Preventing sexual violence among young people
An audience of parents, counselors and social workers filled a room at Queens Borough Hall for an interactive workshop for youth-serving professionals to promote violence prevention last Wednesday....
May 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officer honored for arrest of four alleged robbers
Police Officer Jeff Strauber of the 102nd Precinct was honored with the Cop of the Month award at the precinct's community council meeting last week for his role in the arrest of four men who alleg...
Apr 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resorts World to offer diverse dining
When Resorts World Casino New York opens in late summer, it will offer its guests a full list of dining options, including two signature restaurants, an international buffet and a food court, offic...
Apr 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Audit finds carousel operator owes city money
On top of abandoning the Forest Park carousel, vendor New York One has also taken the city round and round when it comes to paying money it owes. An audit by City Comptroller John Liu found that th...
Apr 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
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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....
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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
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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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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 15, 2014 file photo, then Shiite lawmaker and Deputy Parliament Speaker Haider al-Abadi speaks to the media after an Iraqi parliament session in Baghdad. Iraq's new Prime Minister al-Abadi has renounced his British citizenship since assuming office last week, three government officials close to the premier said Sunday, Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File)BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament rejected defense and interior nominees on Tuesday, leaving the crucial ministerial posts unfilled as a U.S.-led coalition intensifies its air campaign against Islamic extremists who have seized a third of the country.


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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is not preparing to unleash a "shock and awe" campaign of overwhelming airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State fighters, the top U.S. military officer said on Tuesday. "We will be prepared to strike ISIL targets in Syria that degrade ISIL's capabilities," General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said, using the acronym for the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, the group's former name. "This won't look like a 'shock and awe' campaign because that's simply not how ISIL is organized. ...
2014-09-16 11:19:20 -0400
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iraq's national security adviser briefed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on efforts to counter Islamic State on Tuesday, Syrian state media reported, the first such meeting since the United States launched air strikes on the radical group in Iraq. The United States and other Western governments have dismissed the idea of cooperating with Syria in the fight against Islamic State, which has seized large areas of both Iraq and Syria. Western governments see Assad as part of the problem and say he must leave power. ...
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