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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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 | 17 17 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
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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...
Recent Supreme Court Ruling on Homecare Union Dues Requirement
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Business Employment Attorney in Queens, NY Many employers are interested to know about cases that affect the power of unions. For decades, unions have challenged employers through disputes or ongoi...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 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 | 64 64 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 | 104 104 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 | 104 104 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 | 173 173 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 | 179 179 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...

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THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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Sikh community concerned over vehicular assault
Pol praises swift arrest of suspect in case
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102nd Precinct celebrates 100 years in Richmond Hill
To celebrate a century of community service, the NYPD and officers of the 102nd Precinct held a ceremony last week at the 100-year-old 102nd Precinct. The building was erected on 118th Street in Ri...
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It's back to school in Woodhaven
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Be a part of Woodhaven's biggest yard sale
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CB9 district manager announces retirement after 35 years
Community Board 9 District Manager Mary Ann Carey, who has served in that position for over three decades, announced her retirement this month, which will be effective starting Oct. 1. “I have over...
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Back to School for Woodhaven
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Groups put pressure on Schumer to address plane noise
Say senator has been noticeably silent on the issue
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QCP host 10th annual children’s carnival
Queens Center for Progress celebrated the summer season last week with their 10th annual carnival for children enrolled in the summer youth program. The Queens Center for Progress was originally fo...
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New Queens high school focuses on STEM careers
BTECH to provide education and job experience
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An open letter to the judge
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Plenty of weekend fun in Woodhaven
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Willets West opposition gets its day in court
Developers, plaintiffs disagree over legality of development
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Our fleeting summer in Woodhaven
Here we are, after looking forward during the cold winter to the summer, it is so difficult to see the warmth of summer end too soon. As I stated the history of our Woodhaven Business Improvement D...
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The Woodhaven Beat
There’s always plenty to do here in Woodhaven if one only takes a few moments to look. The Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association has built a community calendar which is visible on their website (w...
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Iraqi soldiers and Sunni fighters hold a position on the top of a building on the frontine during clashes with Islamic States (IS) fighters on September 17, 2014 in the town of Dhuluiya, some 75 kms (45 miles) north of BaghdadWashington (AFP) - Barack Obama and US lawmakers ratcheted up the pressure on the Islamic State, with the president declaring there was no hiding place for the jihadists and warning: "Our reach is long."


2014-09-17 23:29:45 -0400

Pittsburgh Pirates' Gregory Polanco hits a solo home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)PITTSBURGH (AP) — There used to be a time — any year really between 1993-2012 — when reaching 81 wins would be cause for celebration for the Pittsburgh Pirates.


2014-09-17 23:21:54 -0400

This Sept. 16, 2014 booking photo provided by the Cottonwwood, Ariz., Police Department shows Cecilio Cruz. Cruz, 34, has been charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter in the 1997 death of his ex-girlfriend and her unborn child in Cottonwood. (AP Photo/Cottonwwood Police Department)FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Police say a television show that featured the nearly two-decade-old killing of an Arizona teenager and her unborn baby helped lead to the arrest of her ex-boyfriend.


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