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IPM2_Murdered_Trees_.jpg More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees! by RachelleN
Jun 18, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 834 834 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree planting on your street or want to report illegal tree cutting or damage,  visit this page: http://ww...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2015 by queenshometeam
Jun 18, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
JUNE 2015 QUEENS REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE The pace of existing home sales increased slightly from April to May according to the latest report released by the Long island Board of Realtors. This is likely related to slow growth in inventory that has failed to keep pace with this year’s pickup in ...
Long Island Roads See Two Police Officers Die in Separate Vehicle Crashes by cjleclaire
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes fate takes unexpected turns that we find unexplainable. The odds are slim to none that two former police officers about the same age would die in single vehicle crashes over the same weekend. Yet, this is what occurred. Suffolk County roads once again took their toll on individuals, and...
Take Quick Actions When Signs of Discrimination Emerge in Your Business by cjleclaire
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
All too often, business owners are not aware of their managers or supervisors engaging in discriminatory practices toward workers. When workers complain about racial or nationality slurs being made in the workplace, this is a red flag for owners to seek legal counsel and handle such complaints be...
Settling an Estate-THE EASY WAY TO DO IT. by jimmyturano
Jun 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The fact is that one out five end up in family disputes. Reality is replaced by greed. Since 1979 to present, 37 years inclusively, there is always arguments about the price the family wants to put it at. You can give an appraisal, however that does not matter to a few. It does not matter what ho...
The Art of Appraising a Home by Broker Jim Turano by jimmyturano
Jun 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Article now on Middle Village Topix, and Linkedin, a must read. copy and paste http://www.topix.com/forum/city/middle-village-ny/TO0JFR2HGNNK2GDFA#lastPost APPRAISING A HOME Friday, June 12, 2015 The Art of Appraising a home. After 37 years in the business, as a Broker, I have now completed over ...
EWRG_331x331.png Immigrants In Limbo As Obama Implements New Programs: By A Lawyer by Vernikovimmigration
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
In December 2014 a lawsuit was filed against President Obama’s administration’s proposed immigration plans. The lawsuit alleged constitutional issues that involved the President disregarding Congress to change the country’s immigration policy. On February 16, 2015 the Federal District Court in Br...
C0MP_mishiyevalogo.png How To File For Ch. 7 Bankruptcy & Eliminate Debt: By A NYC Lawyer by debtlawyer
Jun 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 298 298 recommendations | email to a friend
A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is a relatively simple process. There are only a few procedures that must take place before a debtor receives a discharge of all or most of his debt: 1. Pre-Bankruptcy Credit Counseling Any individual filing for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy must complete a prepetition credit coun...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAY 2015 by queenshometeam
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 312 312 recommendations | email to a friend
May 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update   Right now the Queens’ real estate market is feeling pretty tight to say the least. If you or someone you know has been searching for a home, they can tell you all about it. Inventory is much lower than 2014 levels so we’re experiencing a lot of multiple...
Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards by cjleclaire
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 344 344 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requirement may not seem like a significant legal issue, but in light of a recent investigation, perhaps there...