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This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 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 | 73 73 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 | 2 2 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 | 117 117 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 | 262 262 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 | 167 167 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 | 227 227 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 | 218 218 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 | 226 226 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 | 241 241 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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Addabbo lays out goals, plans for 2011
State Senator Joseph Addabbo is wasting no time in kicking off the New Year. After being sworn in on January 5 for his second term in the State Senate, he is already appearing at local meetings and...
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Racino operators object to deal with Wisc. Tribe
Say last-minute deal would hurt business, state
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRBA holds first meeting of 2011, snow tops concerns
The Woodhaven Residents Block Association held their first meeting of 2011 last Saturday, January 8, at the Woodhaven Richmond Hill Ambulance Corps. Topping concerns: the slow snow removal process ...
Jan 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Green project underway to decrease sewer overflows
Site in Ozone Park is the testing grounds to treat stormwater runoff
Jan 11, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Firehouses saved amid budget cuts
20 engine companies are able to remain opens
Jan 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Who will be the next Queens county clerk?
Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer considering the position
Jan 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jan 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 16 16 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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Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk throws to a receiver in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Tennessee, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Maty Mauk threw a pair of touchdown passes and Marcus Murphy ran for two scores Saturday as No. 19 Missouri defeated Tennessee 29-21 to maintain control of the SEC East race.


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Toronto Raptors' Greivis Vasquez (21), from Venezuela, is fouled by Cleveland Cavaliers' Dion Waiters (3) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)CLEVELAND (AP) — Lou Williams scored a career-high 36 points and the Toronto Raptors rallied from a big early deficit to beat Cleveland 110-93 on Saturday night, handing LeBron James and the Cavaliers their fourth straight loss.


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Jessie Vargas (L) and Antonio DeMarco during the official weigh-in ahead of their WBA World Super Lightweight Title bout at the Cotai Arena in Macau on November 22, 2014American Jessie Vargas outpointed his Mexican rival Antonio DeMarco Sunday to retain his World Boxing Association super lightweight title in a pulsating fight in Macau. The champion from Las Vegas, with legendary fighter Roy Jones Jr making his debut as a trainer in his corner, got the better of his valiant opponent in a fight which exploded into life from the fifth round onwards. Both men were heavily marked at the end of a toe-to-toe 12-round battle, in which Vargas consistently landed the better shots to take a unanimous decision 116-112 on all three judges' scorecards. DeMarco had many moments when he seemed to be getting on top, particularly in the ninth when he wobbled Vargas with a fierce straight left which sent him reeling back into DeMarco's own corner.


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