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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 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...
THE REAL DEAL REAL ESTATE UPDATE 09/17/14
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Celebrating my 36 year in the Real Estate Business. My office has been in Middle Village for decades, and I have been actively servicing Middle Village and surrounding areas. Record breaking sales ...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 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...
MIDDLE VILLAGE REAL ESTATE BROKER MEETS ACTOR VINNY VELLA IN LITTLE ITALY
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SEPTEMBER 12TH-LITTLE ITALY... Jim Turano It was a pleasure to meet actor, comedian Vinny Vella last evening on Mulberry Street, Little Italy. This year the feast was special for me, the actor of t...
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...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
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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
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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 | 180 180 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
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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
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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...

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CB5 supports school campus on site of Glendale homeless shelter
by Chase Collum
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
All but three present members of Community Board 5 voted in favor of a resolution to support construction of a school campus in Glendale at last week's board meeting at Christ the King High School....
The next Knockdown Center?
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Cooper Avenue building eyed for cafe and bar permit
Myrtle BID hosts annual Fall Street Festival
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The Myrtle Avenue Business Improvement District hosted its annual Fall Street Festival this past Sunday on Myrtle Avenue from Decatur Street to Wyckoff Avenue. The day included entertinament from J...
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In this Feb. 4, 2013 photo, Ilham Tohti, an outspoken scholar of China's Uighur minority, gestures as he speaks during an interview at his home in Beijing, China. A Chinese court on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 imposed a harsh life sentence on Ilham Tohti, who championed the country's Uighur minority, the most severe penalty in a decade for anyone in China convicted of illegal political speech. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)BEIJING (AP) — A life sentence given to a moderate Chinese scholar on Tuesday shows the ruling Communist Party is cutting off dialogue on ethnic tensions and could backfire by radicalizing minorities, scholars and analysts said.


2014-09-23 10:16:09 -0400
MANCHESTER England (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron may announce as early as Wednesday that Britain is ready to join air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and that he plans to seek parliament's approval for such action, government sources said on Tuesday. Cameron hasn't yet decided whether Britain would take part in strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria because of legal issues, one source said, and any announcement on Iraq would be to join strikes in principle and not herald immediate action. (Editing by Jeremy Gaunt)
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A Labour party badge is displayed at a trade stand during the Labour party's annual conference in Manchester, northern EnglandMANCHESTER England (Reuters) - The Labour party said on Tuesday it would introduce a U.S.-style "sin tax" on tobacco firms if it wins a national election next year, sending shares in the leading cigarette groups lower on the day. The tax, which was unveiled ahead of Labour leader Ed Miliband's speech to his party's annual conference, would be based on firms' market share and would aim to raise at least 150 million pounds, the party said in an advance briefing note. Shares in British American Tobacco and Imperial Tobacco were both down by 1. ...


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