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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 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 | 21 21 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 | 135 135 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 | 183 183 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 | 221 221 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 | 235 235 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 | 243 243 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 | 494 494 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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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
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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...
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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
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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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(From L) Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos, actress Robin Wright, executive producer/actor Kevin Spacey and Netflix Vice president for original series Cindy Holland, pictured in Los Angeles, California, on February 13, 2014Even if it doesn't take home any of the major trophies at Monday's Emmy Awards, Netflix will have already proven itself the top winner in one regard: Internet programming. It's a position that Microsoft, Amazon and Hulu would all like to hold. Jon Taplin, professor of Digital Entertainment Media at the University of Southern California, said Netflix's power "comes from its subscriber base.


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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The wait is almost over.
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Michael Phelps at the start of the 100m final at the Pan Pacific Championships in Gold Coast on August 22, 2014Only a fraction of a second separated long-time rivals Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps in the heats of the 100-metres butterfly at the rainswept Pan Pacific Championships in Australia on Saturday. Lochte was two-hundredths of a second quicker than Phelps from their respective heats as they vie for their first individual gold medal at the Gold Coast meet. Swimmers had to contend with blustery wet conditions in the coastal outdoor pool on the third day of the four-day meet, featuring swimmers from United States, Australia, Japan, Canada and 14 other nations. The greatest Olympian is looking to win his first individual title after claiming a gold medal as part of the United States' 4x200m freestyle relay on Friday, adding to his haul of international titles just four months into his comeback.


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