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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 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 | 43 43 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 | 1 1 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 | 157 157 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...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 203 203 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 | 245 245 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 | 257 257 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 | 263 263 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 | 20 20 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 | 516 516 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...

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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
Jun 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jun 29, 2011 | 40 40 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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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
Jun 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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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
Jun 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chief: casino neighborhood will see additional cops
As the September opening day for the Resorts World New York casino in Ozone Park approaches, nervous neighborhood residents concerned about their safety were assured that more cops hitting their st...
Jun 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD Domestic Violence officer honored
Domestic Violence Unit Police Officer Michael Restaino of the 106th Precinct was honored with the Cop of the Month award at the Precinct Community Council meeting last week for his outstanding work...
Jun 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outcry grows over library cuts
In a borough-wide blitz of rallies and petition-signing events at libraries from Laurelton to Long Island City, residents protested $25 million in budget cuts that would drastically reduce branch h...
Jun 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT makes traffic changes in Howard Beach
Attention motorists: slow down! Speed humps are coming to 156th Avenue in Howard bEach between 88th and 89th streets, where the avenue narrows down westbound from two lanes to one. Community Board ...
Jun 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents rally for Engine 294
“Don’t close the door on 294,” and other such chants, came from hundreds of enthusiastic Richmond Hill residents rallying Sunday afternoon to save Engine Company 294, at 102-10 Jamaica Avenue, from...
Jun 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resorts World opens Aqueduct employment center
As the renovated Aqueduct site comes down the homestretch with a new casino and world-class dining, Resorts World New York is also offering something else for residents: an onsite employment center...
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102nd Precinct holds safety fair
Over 100 community residents turned out last Saturday afternoon at the Forest Park band shell parking lot for the 102nd Precinct’s Crime Prevention Mini-Fair sponsored by Assemblyman Michael Miller...
Jun 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - This Aug. 1, 2014 file photo shows President Barack Obama speaking in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. The president spoke on various topics including the economy, immigration, Ukraine and the Middle East. The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama's impending executive actions on immigration. Facing an expect onslaught of opposition, the administration plans to argue that by failing to provide enough resources to fully enforce U.S. laws, lawmakers have ceded wide latitude to White House to prioritize deportations, administration officials and legal experts said. But Republicans, too, are exploring their legal options for stopping Obama from what they’ve deemed an egregious presidential overstep. (AP Photo/Connor Radnovich, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — With impeachment threats and potential lawsuits looming, President Barack Obama knows whatever executive actions he takes on immigration will face intense opposition. So as a self-imposed, end-of-summer deadline to act approaches, Obama's lawyers are carefully crafting a legal rationale they believe will withstand scrutiny and survive any court challenges, administration officials say.


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Agnieszka Radwanska, of Poland,of Australia, reacts after losing a point to Shuai Peng, of China, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide


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FILE - This May 3, 2013 file photo president Barack Obama responding to a question about the ongoing situation in Syria during a news conference in San Jose, Costa Rica. One year ago, President Barack Obama was barreling toward airstrikes in Syria when he abruptly announced that he first wanted approval from congressional lawmakers. The move threw his policy into confusion and the strikes were eventually scrapped. Now, as Obama again contemplates military action in Syria, the White House is suggesting it may not be necessary to get a sign-off from Congress. While cautioning that Obama has made no final decisions, officials say there is a difference between last year’s effort to strike Syria’s government in retaliation for chemical weapons use and a bombing campaign against Islamic State militants that is now under consideration. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama faces a familiar question as he contemplates airstrikes in Syria: Should Congress have a say in his decision?


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