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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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 | 20 20 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 | 71 71 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 | 67 67 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 | 105 105 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 | 105 105 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 | 181 181 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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Woodhaven man pleads guilty to murder of wife in 2007
Edwin Fuentes, the former Woodhaven resident who made headlines for brutally killing his wife, Reina De Los Santos Reyes, in 2007 and dismembering her body, pleaded guilty last Tuesday, October 25 ...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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311 town hall addresses noise concerns
Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley held a Town Hall meeting last Tuesday, October 25 in order to have residents learn more about how various city agencies and the government service, 311, can help, and...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resorts World New York casino opens its doors
After much talk and anticipation, completion of the Resorts World New York City casino has finally reached the finish line. The first stage – the Times Square Casino – opened on Friday, October 28 ...
Oct 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Long lines, two-hour wait as Aqueduct casino opens
Build it and they will come. And many from near and far came to experience the new Aqueduct racino on Friday, October 28. Four lines of between 5,000 to 10,000 people wrapped around parts of the Re...
Oct 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven woman found dead in home
Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 54-year-old Woodhaven woman, who was found dead in her home on Sunday, October 23, with three puncture wounds to her neck...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mini-documentary reveals “End of an American Dream”
Tells stories of displaced Aqueduct Flea Market vendors
Oct 26, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police searching for two elderly missing men
The NYPD is asking the public's assistance for help locating two missing individuals in Queens. The 106th Precinct has issued a Silver Alert for the two, unrelated individuals who are both from Sou...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aqueduct casino opens doors on October 28
Construction of the first phase of the new Aqueduct casino has crossed the finish line. The highly anticipated Resorts World New York casino will open its doors this Friday, October 28, at 1 p.m., ...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community Board 9 approves 7-Eleven
Community Board 9 approved the change of Richmond Hill’s automotive repair shop, part of the Shell gas station at 108th Street and Atlantic Avenue, to a 24-hour 7-Eleven last Tuesday at their month...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhavenites concerned about raccoons
Raccoons could be slowly taking over Woodhaven. Many Woodhaven residents expressed concern about the furry nuisances at the Woodhaven Residents Block Association monthly meeting last Saturday, Octo...
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Forest Park Carousel still stalled on spinning
Parks Department says no “viable” operator found
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Woodhaven Street Fair is “wonderful” indeed
There were ponies. There was a train. There was a country and western band. And some were dancing in the streets. While it may sound like a Midwestern affair, it all went down in Woodhaven this pas...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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111 indicted in international identity theft ring
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown, together with Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, indicted 111 suspects in the largest identity theft scheme in United States history on Friday, October 10. T...
Oct 12, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
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Addabbo puts money on full-fledged casinos in NYS
State Senator Joseph Addabbo is calling for full-fledged casinos in New York state after a recent poll from Siena College revealed that fifty-seven percent of New Yorkers support a constitutional a...
Oct 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Park gets new tennis courts
Tennis enthusiasts have seven new courts to play on in Forest Park, thanks to money secured by council members Elizabeth Crowley and Eric Ulrich. Crowley held a ribbon-cutting ceremony with city an...
Oct 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, a Druze man looks through binoculars towards the fighting in the Syrian side of the Golan as seen from the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. For four decades, a multinational United Nations mission has quietly monitored the sleepy Golan Heights — providing a symbol of stability between bitter enemies as it enforced a truce between Israel and Syria. But as Syria has plunged into civil war and the peacekeepers themselves have become targets of al-Qaida-linked rebels, the U.N. observer force has begun to fall apart, leaving its future — and the prospects for ever establishing peace in this rugged area of the Middle East — in doubt. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)CAMP ZIOUANI, Golan Heights (AP) — For four decades, a multinational United Nations mission has quietly monitored the sleepy Golan Heights — providing a symbol of stability between bitter enemies as it enforced a truce between Israel and Syria.


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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hand with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Jinping and Modi will hold talks aimed at boosting trade and Chinese investment even as their troops face-off along their disputed border in the Himalayas. (AP Photo /Manish Swarup)NEW DELHI (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed to bring prosperity to Asia and create opportunities for the world as he and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi began talks Thursday to deepen cooperation through investment and trade.


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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2012, file photo, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley speaks during U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin's annual fundraising steak fry in Indianola, Iowa. Not every Iowa Democrat is cheering for Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president. Some have a gnawing desire for someone else. Among the Democrats’ busiest potential Clinton alternative, O’Malley has been the busiest. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Not every Iowa Democrat is cheering for Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president. Some have a gnawing desire for someone else.


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