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This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 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 | 99 99 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 | 143 143 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 | 288 288 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 | 195 195 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 | 252 252 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 | 242 242 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
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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 | 259 259 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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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
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Richmond Hill High School gets a mural
Future generations of students at Richmond Hill High School will have something to remember the current students by. A mural, created by 17 students participating in the South Asian Youth Action (S...
Jun 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents: bring police horses back to 102nd Precinct
Ten years ago, the Police Department took the ten mounted police officers and their steeds from the newly renovated stables in the 102nd Precinct and transferred them to the police stables in Cunni...
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Residents plan rally to save Engine 294
Residents of Richmond Hill, Woodhaven and Ozone Park are planning a rally on Sunday, June 5, at 1 p.m. to protest the proposed closing of Engine Company 294 in Richmond Hill. Members of the Woodhav...
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ulrich requests additional police presence at Aqueduct
with the new Aqueduct racino set to open its doors by the end of summer, Councilman Eric Ulrich is planning ahead. Last week, he asked Police Commissioner Ray Kelly to assign additional police offi...
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Woodhaven Post 118 honors their deceased comrades
Under bright sunny skies on Monday, about 125 members of Woodhaven Post 118 of the American Legion honored their fallen comrades at an annual Memorial Day Ceremony at its headquarters in Woodhaven....
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Takata airbag official Shimizu waits to testify on defective airbags at Senate Commerce Science and Transportation Committee hearing in WashingtonBy Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Wednesday ordered Japanese air bag supplier Takata Corp to expand its regional recall of driver-side air bags to cover the entire United States. NHTSA gave Takata until Tuesday to declare that its air bag inflators are defective and issue a recall. If it does not, NHTSA could begin steps to fine the Japanese firm up to $7,000 per vehicle, as well as forcing a recall. The regulator is limited and cannot fine a company more than $35 million. The U.S. ...


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Tennessee Chattanooga Lady Mocs center Jasmine Joyner (3) rebounds against Tennessee’s Andraya Carter (14) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Chattanooga, Tenn. (AP Photo/Billy Weeks)CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Keiana Gilbert scored a career-high 27 points and made a critical block in the last minute Wednesday night as Chattanooga stunned No. 4 Tennessee 67-63.


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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends a news conference at his official residence in TokyoBy Tim Kelly and Nobuhiro Kubo TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is considering creating a government-backed financing arm for weapons exports, a move that would accelerate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's shift away from the country's pacifist past and strengthen Tokyo's regional security ties as China's military power grows. As a first step, the government plans to convene an advisory panel to consider specific proposals to create a way to finance military sales by Japanese firms and fund defense industry cooperation abroad, four people involved told Reuters. ...


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