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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 584 584 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...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 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 | 75 75 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 | 112 112 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 | 114 114 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 | 179 179 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 | 186 186 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 | 7 7 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 ...

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Former Assemblyman Anthony Seminerio dies in prison
Former Assemblyman Anthony Seminerio died January 6 in the North Carolina prison where he was serving a six-year sentence for fraud. He was 75. News of his death was confirmed by the Federal Medica...
Jan 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roads now clear of snow, but frustration still lingers
One week after a blizzard slammed the streets of New York, roads in Ozone Park, Woodhaven and Richmond Hill are clean besides the mounds of snow piled up around bus stops and against sidewalks. Sid...
Jan 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aqueduct vendors still await new space
The Aqueduct race track parking lot at 110th Street and Rockaway Boulevard that once served as a meeting place for local vendor and customer looked desolate last Friday, December 31. The stands hav...
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Addabbo to seniors: Beware of 'police charity' phone scams
Several seniors have placed calls in December to State Senator Joseph Addabbo’s office asking him whether the NYPD charities usually call the homes of residents asking for solicitations. The answer...
Jan 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rotary delivers toys to QCP
As everyone did their share to spread holiday joy, the Jamaica Rotary Club, along with local cops from the 113th Precinct, Patrol Borough Queens South and the community affairs units from the 107th...
Dec 30, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snowed in!
Major snowstorm disrupts travel, mass transit
Dec 27, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Genting’s $380 million dollar bet on Queens
Avneet Bindra packs up for the day. As dark sets in at 5:30 p.m. on a windswept evening in early winter and vandalized trucks pull out of the Aqueduct racetrack parking lot, the 22-year-old upstart...
Dec 21, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Street named for historic church
By Lisa A. Fraser lfraser@queensledger.com The Church of the Holy Child Jesus made it to its hundredth year in November. To mark its centennial, officials and Community Board 9 Chair Ivan Mrakovcic...
Dec 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red-car sniper sentenced to life
Justice was served last Thursday for the families of victims who were targeted in a shooting spree conducted by a Woodhaven man in 2006. Matthew Coletta, who resided at 98th Street and 85th Avenue,...
Dec 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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The MetroCard Bus Returns!
Addabbo rolls out bus to help seniors and disabled obtain MetroCards
Dec 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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106th Cops Honored
Auto thefts have increased significantly across the borough, but a recent arrest of three alleged auto thieves in the 106th Precinct by police officers Andrew J. Spina and Jennifer Martinez has put...
Dec 16, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holidays in Woodhaven
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Dec 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assemblyman spreads some holiday cheer
Assemblyman Michael Miller celebrated the season of good cheer last Saturday with a special holiday party for the Forest Park Aktion Club, an organization that serves adults with developmental disa...
Dec 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parking meter rate increase angers WRBA, Addabbo
The Woodhaven Residents Block Association and Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr. are shunning the new parking meter rate hikes set to go into effect on Jan. 3, 2011. The upcoming increase will drop the tim...
Dec 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holidays come to Woodhaven, officially
Children in Woodhaven got an early Christmas treat last Friday as Santa, the Christmas Elf, the Christmas rabbit and Rudolph, Frosty, and even Shrek all showed up to celebrate the Annual Tree and M...
Dec 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande says he's agreed to Iraq's request for air support against Islamic State fighters who've captured swathes of the country.
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Phoenix police officers escort Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer, to the 4th Avenue Jail following his arrest, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 in Phoenix. Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and an 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players.(AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, David Kadlubowski) MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALESPHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals say they first learned of the domestic abuse accusations against backup running back Jonathan Dwyer on Wednesday afternoon.


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Dr Felicity Hartnell, who is a clinical research fellow at Oxford University, holds a vial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola in Oxford, England Wednesday Sept. 17, 2014. A former nurse will be the first of 60 healthy volunteers in the UK who will receive the vaccine. The vaccine was developed by the U.S. National Institutes of Health and GlaxoSmithKline and targets the Zaire strain of Ebola, the cause of the ongoing outbreak in West Africa. A trial of the same vaccine has already begun in the U.S. (AP Photo/Steve Parsons/Pool)FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Shoppers crowded streets and markets in Sierra Leone's capital on Thursday stocking up for a three-day shutdown that authorities will hope will slow the spread of the Ebola outbreak that is accelerating across West Africa.


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