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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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 | 31 31 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
Sep 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 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 | 81 81 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 | 118 118 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 | 120 120 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 | 184 184 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...

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Local pols seek donations for starving food pantry
Toiletries, frozen veggies, bread and butter needed
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Concerns over city's new composting pilot program
Toronto officials are already moving on to a new design
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Budget provides free lunch for all middle school students
Pilot program helps end stigma over subsidized lunch
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Zac Brown Band sizzles, delights fans in Queens
First show of the summer at tennis stadium
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/16/14-6/22/14)
Monday, June 16 Eniel Mezura was arrested at Gates Avenue and Fresh Pond Road for unlicensed operation of a vehicle by Officer Coronado. Vanessa Acevedo was arrested at Woodbine Street and Woodward...
Jun 25, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Historical society hosts annual strawberry festival
With summer just around the corner, the Greater Ridgewood Historical Society welcomed the warm months with its annual Strawberry Festival at the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House on Flushing Avenue. In a...
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Historical society celebrates the summer in Ridgewood
With summer just around the corner, the Greater Ridgewood Historical Society welcomed the warm months with its annual Strawberry Festival at the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House on Flushing Avenue. In a...
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Residential developers on Ridgewood lot lose board support
Board bucks committee vote, opts for manufacturing
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community upset as hotel becomes homeless shelter
Local leaders and residents feel blindsided by DHS
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Thousands of households added to city composting initiative
Council District 30 included in the rollout
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/9/14-6/15/14)
Monday, June 9 Andres Escobar was arrested at the intersection of Cypress Avenue and Linden Street for driving while intoxicated by Officer Jonas. Danielle Aquaviva was arrested at the intersection...
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New installation brings a touch of home to Ridgewood train stations
The installation includes pieces at the Fresh Pond, Forest Avenue and Seneca Avenue stations of the M train in Ridgewood.
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Lawyers fight EPA on toxic materials in city schools
Almost no one shows up to Queens public meeting
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/2/14-6/8/14)
Monday, June 2 Edward Luna was arrested at 1820 Flushing Avenue for aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle by Officer Frevola. Peter Tufano was arrested at 75-13 67 Road for stalking by Offic...
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Crowley claims current 911 system is costing time and lives
Calls out FDNY for misleading reports of call response times
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 file photo, Nicki Minaj seen at X Versus Versace after party in New York. A federal judge in Atlanta has tossed out a lawsuit filed against rapper Minaj by her former wig designer. In a lawsuit in February, Terrence Davidson accused Onika Maraj, who uses the stage name "Nicki Minaj," and Pink Personality LLC of breaking implied contracts, reneging on discussions to launch a reality TV show and a wig line, and misappropriating his designs. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, file)ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge in Atlanta has tossed out a lawsuit filed against rapper Nicki Minaj by her former wig designer.


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BOSTON (AP) — There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center.
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Secretary of State John Kerry, right, speaks with House Foreign Affairs Committee ranking member Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, after a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing. At the hearing, Kerry sought to push back on an argument by some in Congress that Syria's rebels lack moderates, or at least any with the capacity to make a difference in the war. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)The Senate has approved a plan for the military to train and equip Syrian rebels, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama's signature.


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