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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 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 | 63 63 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 | 2 2 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 | 177 177 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 | 220 220 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 | 263 263 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 | 280 280 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 | 285 285 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 | 21 21 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 | 539 539 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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South Ozone Park residents concerned about shelter switch
Ruth Dunaboyina of South Ozone Park, whose daughter attends P.S.124, is concerned about the safety of the children and their parents who live in the community, as well as the teachers and school vo...
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven altercation leaves one teen dead
One teenager is dead after an altercation early Saturday morning following a house party in Woodhaven, which was crashed by a group of teenagers who then beat Anthony Callao, 18, to death. The part...
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Center celebrates official opening
Click on the red dot to view senior centers proposed for closure. Despite the fact that the Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Senior Center is one of the 23 centers in Queens facing closure because of New Yo...
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seniors get a chance to swing
WITH VIDEO
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Phagwah Parade pioneers to be honored at annual religious ceremony
The annual Phagwah parade in Richmond Hill has been a notable event in the area for 23 years. And this year, before the jubilant crowds of Guyanese, Trinidadian and South Asian groups take to Liber...
Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB10 hears about mayor’s proposed 5-Boro taxi plan
Can’t find a yellow cab in Queens? Not to worry – Mayor Michael Bloomberg has proposed creating a new class of livery cabs (“borough taxis”) that would be allowed to pick up “street-hail” passenger...
Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
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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...
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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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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani paramilitary forces escorted anti-government protesters out of the headquarters in Islamabad of the state television channel PTV on Monday and placed the building under army protection, a Reuters witness said. There were no signs of violence and the protesters were seen leaving the building peacefully. (Reporting by Zohra Bensemra Writing by Maria Golovnina; Editing by Robert Birsel)
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By Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A Somali clan leader who fought for years to retake a strategic southern port city he once controlled has laid down arms and joined talks, bolstering government efforts to show it can restore order to a chaotic nation. The fate of the city of Kismayu and the surrounding region of Jubbaland is seen as a test of Mogadishu's skill in building a federal system of government and pacifying a nation fought over for more than two decades by warlords and Islamist rebels. Dozens of people were killed in clashes last year when Barre Hirale's forces battled to regain control of Kismayu from the Ras Kamboni militia loyal to Ahmed Madobe, who had been chosen in May by a regional assembly to preside over Jubbaland. The African Union force AMISOM, which has been involved in reconciliation efforts, said Hirale and nearly 100 members of his militia gave up their weapons on Saturday after discussions with clan elders and Somali federal government delegations.
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Pro-democracy lawmaker Lee Cheuk Yan, center, is taken away by security guards after a protest against Li Fei, deputy secretary general of the National People’s Congress' Standing Committee, in Hong Kong Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. China's legislature on Sunday ruled out allowing open nominations in the inaugural election for Hong Kong's leader, saying they would create a "chaotic society." Democracy activists in the Asian financial hub responded by saying that a long-threatened mass occupation of the heart of the city "will definitely happen." (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.


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