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This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 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 | 88 88 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 | 3 3 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 | 132 132 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 | 276 276 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 | 183 183 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 | 242 242 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 | 232 232 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 | 2 2 comments | 240 240 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 | 251 251 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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Author shares his stories, lessons at Far Rockaway school
The setting: a small conference room near to the principal’s office at the Village Academy Middle School in Far Rockaway. The plot: a discussion among a select group of the most improved students w...
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven man sentenced to 20 years for killing wife
Former Woodhaven resident Edwin Fuentes was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Wednesday, November 9, for killing his wife and dismembering her body and dumping some of the remains in Forest Park. ...
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven man arrested in murder of neighbor
A suspect in the murder of immigration lawyer Yasmeen Rabbani has been arrested. On Saturday, November 12, police arrested 53-year-old Mustafa Omran at the same residence where Rabbani lived at 88t...
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man convicted in brutal killing of girlfriend and unborn baby
On Thursday, November 3, 38-year old Derrick Redd of Jamaica, Queens, was convicted of second-degree murder and other charges for the stabbing death of his girlfriend – who was nine months’ pregnan...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens untaxed cigarette ring busted
Following a six-month probe by the Queens District Attorney’s office, three Queens men were arrested on Friday, November 4, for allegedly engaging in the sale of as much as 6,700 packs of untaxed c...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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“Welcome to Richmond Hill” sign unveiled
Local elected officials, business and civic leaders unveiled a new sign that reads “Welcome to Richmond Hill” at 133rd Street and Liberty Avenue on Monday, November 7. The sign unveiling, sponsored...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police search for Chase Bank robbery suspect
A robbery at Chase Bank, located at 90-14 Jamaica Avenue in Woodhaven, has the New York City Police Department on the hunt. On Tuesday, November 1, at approximately 2:30 p.m., the suspect entered t...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free Safe Child IDs at Queens Libraries in November
Aims to raise awareness on child safety
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven man pleads guilty to murder of wife in 2007
Edwin Fuentes, the former Woodhaven resident who made headlines for brutally killing his wife, Reina De Los Santos Reyes, in 2007 and dismembering her body, pleaded guilty last Tuesday, October 25 ...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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311 town hall addresses noise concerns
Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley held a Town Hall meeting last Tuesday, October 25 in order to have residents learn more about how various city agencies and the government service, 311, can help, and...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resorts World New York casino opens its doors
After much talk and anticipation, completion of the Resorts World New York City casino has finally reached the finish line. The first stage – the Times Square Casino – opened on Friday, October 28 ...
Oct 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Long lines, two-hour wait as Aqueduct casino opens
Build it and they will come. And many from near and far came to experience the new Aqueduct racino on Friday, October 28. Four lines of between 5,000 to 10,000 people wrapped around parts of the Re...
Oct 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven woman found dead in home
Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 54-year-old Woodhaven woman, who was found dead in her home on Sunday, October 23, with three puncture wounds to her neck...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mini-documentary reveals “End of an American Dream”
Tells stories of displaced Aqueduct Flea Market vendors
Oct 26, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police searching for two elderly missing men
The NYPD is asking the public's assistance for help locating two missing individuals in Queens. The 106th Precinct has issued a Silver Alert for the two, unrelated individuals who are both from Sou...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, star swimmer Sun Yang talks to the media as he arrives for Asian Games at Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun served a three-month ban earlier this year after testing positive for a banned stimulant, China's anti-doping agency disclosed Monday, Nov. 24. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Han Jong-chan, File) KOREA OUTBEIJING (AP) — Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun Yang served a three-month doping ban earlier this year, China's anti-doping agency disclosed Monday, in a case that raised questions over why the positive test was kept quiet for so long.


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U.S. Trade Representative Froman pauses while announcing a trade enforcement action tied to India, in WashingtonNEW DELHI (Reuters) - The United States wants to step up its trade dialogue with India, Trade Representative Michael Froman said on Monday, after the resolution of a global trade dispute paved the way for President Barack Obama to visit India. Direct contacts between Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi this month helped to end a deadlock that had prevented the World Trade Organization from implementing a $1 trillion package of reforms to global customs rules. ...


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FILE - This combination made from pictures distributed by the FBI in 1964 shows, from left, Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman, civil rights workers who were killed in the "Mississippi Burning" case of 1964. The men are going to be posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, but the honor is not sitting well with some of their relatives. (AP Photo/FBI, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others.


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