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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
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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?
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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
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     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 | 115 115 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 | 114 114 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 | 153 153 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
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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 | 220 220 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
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  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
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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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WOODHAVEN DEVELOPMENTS
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Spring comes to Woodhaven
And...city to finally tear down collapsed Jamaica Avenue building
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DOT, MTA to discuss bus service on Woodhaven
The Department of Transportation (DOT) and Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) are holding the first of several public-planning workshops to discuss the future of Woodhaven Boulevard. The workshop...
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Presentation will compare Woodhaven, then & now
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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Knicks threes turns into healthy trees
More than 120 students, volunteers and city officials teamed up with some legendary basketball players to plant 1,500 trees and 200 shrubs in a Sandy-ravaged region of Jamaica Bay Park last week. K...
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Shelter for homeless pets looking for new home
HAAR seeking donations to help fund a costly move
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WORKS Little League Parade kicks off spring
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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Airport workers march for higher wages
Underpaid staff anxiously await above-poverty pay and benefits
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The Easter Bunny is coming to Woodhaven
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SE Queens residents sound off on education
The future of education in the city has been a hot topic of discussion lately, including how to fund universal pre-k and charter schools. Those issues among many others were addressed on Friday, wh...
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Richmond Hill has mixed feelings about QueensWay proposal
The Friends of the QueensWay and Trust for Public Land held a workshop last week at the High School for Construction Trades, Engineering & Architecture in Richmond Hill, where residents had mixed f...
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QueensWay proposal is a lot of fantasy
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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BID gearing up for spring promotion
WOODHAVEN DEVELOPIMENT
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FBI raids offices of Queens assemblyman
Allege Scarborough abused travel voucher system
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Miller asks DOT for safety improvements in Woodhaven
At recent meeting of the Woodhaven Residents' Block Association meeting, Assemblyman Mike Miller discussed safety improvements he recently proposed to the Department of Transportation (DOT). They i...
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China's Sun Yang trains ahead of the men's 200m freestyle heats at the Asian Games in Incheon on September 21, 2014Swimming giants Sun Yang and Park Tae-Hwan readied for a highly anticipated Asian Games showdown on Sunday as China and South Korea fought for supremacy on the medals table.


2014-09-21 05:55:10 -0400

Afghanistan's presidential election candidates Abdullah Abdullah, left, and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, center hold their documents after signing a power-sharing deal at presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal Sunday, capped with a hug and a handshake, three months after a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of U.S. and foreign troops. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal Sunday, capped with a hug and a handshake, three months after a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of U.S. and foreign troops.


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In this photo taken on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, athletes from Syria march into the stadium during the opening ceremony for the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. On the one hand, you have China and India, which account for about a quarter of the world’s population. On the other, the Maldives, population 345,000. There’s Bhutan, which has been described as the happiest place on Earth, and Syria, which certainly isn’t. And for good measure, why not throw in some of the most repressive regimes on the planet -North Korea, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan? Welcome to the Asian Games, where, as the organizers put it, "Diversity Shines." (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — On the one hand, you have China and India, which account for about a quarter of the world's population. On the other, the Maldives, population 345,000. There's Bhutan, which has been described as the happiest place on Earth, and Syria, which certainly isn't. And for good measure, why not throw in some of the most repressive regimes on the planet — North Korea, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan?


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