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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 618 618 recommendations | email to a friend
     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 | 109 109 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 | 109 109 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 | 147 147 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
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 214 214 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 | 211 211 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 | 10 10 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 ...

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State comptroller supports restoration of Rockaway Beach Rail Line
Whispers of restoring service to the Rockaway Beach Rail Line have started once again, following State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s recommendation to bring service back in his MTA Capital Needs re...
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Prospect Cemetery gets some TLC from its Brooklyn neighbors
Members, volunteers and interns of Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery helped some neighbors in need when they offered a hand in preserving Prospect Cemetery in Jamaica last week. The preservation volun...
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New York baseball legend preaches healthy living in Jamaica
Doc Gooden meets with youth at NYC Summer Meals at P.S. 223
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Making Strides hosts breast cancer walk kick-off breakfast
Queens Walk draws thousands to raise research money every year
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City has already seen six drownings this summer
Pol calls for citywide grade school swim education
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Events of Sandy inspire Woodhaven playwright
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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A brief history of the WBID
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Mayor, comptroller provide disparate reports on Sandy relief
Mayor praises Build It Back, Stringer slams DHS management
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Woodhaven poet a product of her times
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Summer shopping in Woodhavne
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Clearing weeds uncovers a path to the past
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Audit shows DOE has failed at addressing overcrowding
But mayor defends steps city is taking to solve issue
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A brighter Woodhaven
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Warm weather brings hot complaints
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Hard to believe July 4th is already upon us
It truly is amazing that we are now seven months into 2014. Yes, as of this week we begin July 1. Our little town of Woodhaven and our Woodhaven Business Improvement District after a cold winter an...
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FILE - In this file photo from March 7, 2014, historians and members of the Midwest History Working Group from left to right, John Miller, Mike Allen, Jon Lauck, Kurt Leichtle and Catherine Cocks attend a meeting in Omaha, Neb., Friday, March 7, 2014. One of the ideas they came up with was to publish an online journal on a shoestring budget. But the University of Nebraska Press expressed interest in publishing a printed journal, and the group jumped at the chance. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — When a group of historians gathered last spring in Omaha to discuss the revival of teaching Middle America's history, among their plans had been to start an online Midwest history journal.


2014-09-20 11:12:41 -0400
YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Four civilians were killed in the remote north of Cameroon in a cross-border attack by Boko Haram militants, according to state radio. Boko Haram, an Islamist militant group operating in northern Nigeria, has made several incursions into the hilly jungle region of neighbouring Cameroon in recent months. Cameroon has deployed troops to the border in an attempt to repel them. The militants launched their first assault in the early evening on Thursday in the village of Assighassia near the city of Mokolo. ...
2014-09-20 11:04:43 -0400
SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - Russia is not working on a new package of measures in retaliation for Western sanctions over Moscow's role in Ukraine, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich was quoted as saying on Saturday. Western governments have stepped up sanctions against Russia for allegedly arming separatists in Ukraine, with Moscow having already hit back against earlier sanctions imposed on the Russian financial and energy sectors by stopping imports of many food products. ...
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