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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 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 | 73 73 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 | 85 85 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 | 83 83 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 | 11 11 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 | 334 334 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...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 367 367 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 409 409 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 410 410 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 863 863 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...

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Woodhaven gal to represent 'hood in Miss NY pageant
The Miss New York USA Pageant is a three-day event that will take place the weekend of January 17 at the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Purchase College. The winner of the competition will...
Jan 02, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven 2014 Wish List
In 2013, our Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation, Woodhaven Business Improvement District and most of all our Woodhaven experienced many changes, the biggest change being the November 2013 el...
Jan 02, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Top 10 Queens News Stories in 2013
10. ATU Bus Strike Beginning on Jan. 16, nearly 8,000 Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) 1181 bus drivers walked off the job to safeguard benefits and ensure job security in new contracts. During the ...
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Security cameras coming to Forest Park
Nancy Vlee and her daughter were power-walking down a hill in Forest Park last Saturday. “Look,” says Vlee, a Forest Hills resident, pointing to poster pasted to a lamppost that shows a sketch of a...
Dec 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRBA board welcomes new officers
Just hours after Hurricane Sandy passed over Woodhaven, Martin Colberg and other members of the Woodhaven Residents Block Association collected and bagged carefully organized clothing donations. Fo...
Dec 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reflecting on four years at WRBA president
Starting January 1, there will be new leadership at the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association. The incoming president and vice president, Martin Colberg and Giedra Kregzdys, are two of the best pe...
Dec 24, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn, Queens precincts vow crackdown in Highland Park
Working together to address illegal activity
Dec 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Santa pays a visit to Woodhaven
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QueensWay debate divides the borough
Two months after the initiation of a state-funded feasibility study focused on determining whether it is possible to turn a 3.5-mile section of the now-defunct LIRR Rockaway Beach Branch into a “Hi...
Dec 17, 2013 | 4 4 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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A window into the work of an artist
If you live in Woodhaven, you are likely familiar with the holiday murals that regularly adorned the window of the recently closed Woodhaven Pharmacy. That was the work of Woodhaven resident Debora...
Dec 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven's Broadway stage
There are those of us who decorate our homes for Christmas, and then there are those who have turned holiday decorations into something resembling a stage production. Right now, on 91st Street near...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seniors find a home in Howard Beach
Community leaders gathered last week to celebrate the opening of the Peter J. Striano Residence in Howard Beach, a $31 million, 96-unit affordable housing facility aimed toward seniors and people w...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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It's time to get involved in Woodhaven
When I was a kid, there were three pictures on the walls of our dining room: John F. Kennedy, Jimmy Hoffa, and the Pope. So it’s fair to say that I grew up in a union-friendly culture. I believe th...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven BID prez wants light upgrade
City officials recently announced that all 250,000 streetlights in New York City will be replaced by energy efficient light-emitting diodes (LED) by 2017. However, one community leader in Woodhaven...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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New reports shows increased food insufficiency
While millions hit the road and traveled to spend Thanksgiving with their families over the weekend, the New York City Coalition Against Hunger (NYCCAH) traveled to soup kitchens and pantries to he...
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Flares light up the sky over Gaza City, Friday Aug. 1, 2014. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy Hamas' tunnel network in the Gaza Strip designed for deadly attacks inside Israel, "with or without a cease-fire." Israel expanded what started July 8 as an aerial campaign against Hamas and widened it into a ground offensive on July 17. Since then, Israel says the campaign has concentrated on destroying cross-border tunnels militants constructed to carry out attacks inside Israeli territory and ending rocket attacks on its cities. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip went into effect Friday following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting that killed 17 Palestinians and five Israeli soldiers.


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This NOAA satellite image taken Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10:45 AM EDT shows widely scattered clouds across the Caribbean Basin. A cluster of clouds is present north of Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. A tropical wave is struggling to organize well east of the Lesser Antilles as it tracks westward. (AP Photo/Weather Underground)MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha has formed, becoming the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season.


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David King pilots a War War I-era Fokker DR-1 reproduction tri-plane during an air show at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome on Sunday, July 6, 2014, in Rhinebeck, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)RHINEBECK, N.Y. (AP) — There's still a place where buzzing biplanes swoop in pursuit of German triplanes, where pilots in open cockpits let their scarves flutter in the wind.


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