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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 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 | 66 66 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...
Michael Mossman Jazz Concert
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Michael Mossman Jazz Concert August 23, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 2013 Grammy nominated Jazz performer Michael Mossman will be performing at Atlas Park this Saturday, August 23rd, from 7-9PM. Mr. Mos...
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Welcome to my blog! I'm a plastic surgeon located in Beverly Hills and help patients realize their dream figures. My experience involves laser technology and covers nasal, cosmetic, facial, and bre...
The Real Deal-Real Estate update
Aug 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Although many clients take vacations, Homes are still selling and quickly. This is the first year ever, that the following seems to be happening to many sales agents in our Communities. Clients sel...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a compl...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 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 | 266 266 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 ...
The Real Deal-Real Estate/Homeowners
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
MIDDLE VILLAGE REAL ESTATE & MIDDLE VILLAGE HOMES FOR SALE!   HOMEOWNERS'-Completing 36 years in the business in September 2014. To date I have completed over 4,000 written appraisals to. I am a ha...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 284 284 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...

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Crowley claims current 911 system is costing time and lives
Calls out FDNY for misleading reports of call response times
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gasoline smell leads to Martin Luther evacuation
Martin Luther School in Maspeth was evacuated early Monday morning after there were reports of a gasoline smell, leading school officials to cancel classes for the rest of day. Shortly after 9 a.m....
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Local shelter hosts free pet adoption event
Animal lovers flocked to Bobbi & the Strays animal rescue organization this weekend to look for love from a host of potential new best friends — and all for free. The organization’s two locations a...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/26/14-6/1/14)
Monday, May 26 Stephanie Vasquez was arrested at the intersection of Stanhope Street and Fairview Avenue for driving while intoxicated by Officer Hili. Maricela Pavon-Valle was arrested at 1816 Gro...
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Community Board 5 to Meet June 11
The next meeting of Community Board 5 will be Wednesday, June 11, at 7:30 p.m., at Christ the King High School, 68-02 Metropolitan Avenue in Middle Village. The agenda includes a visit by Queens Bo...
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Glendale homeless shelter public hearing
DHS hopes to move forward after environmental review
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Area teacher brings life skills to classroom
Graphic design class designs posters for businesses
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Glendale & Ridgewood Memorial Day Parade 76 years strong
The Allied Memorial Veterans of Greater Ridgewood hosted the 76th annual Glendale and Ridgewood Memorial Day Parade on Monday morning along Myrtle Avenue. As generations of veterans gathered at the...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/19/14-5/25/14)
Monday, May 19 Regina Harrison was arrested at 1693 Putnam Avenue for third-degree assault by Office McDonald. Joseph Small was arrested at the intersection of Cypress Avenue and Madison Street for...
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State to resurface entire Jackie Robinson Parkway
Concerns about impact on local streets during two-year project
May 21, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendale man home safe after week-long disappearance
Hospital released schizophrenic man thinking he was homeless
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Crossing guards honored for stalwart service
In recognition of their dedication to the safety of local school children, Assemblyman Mike Miller hosted an awards ceremony at the Greater Ridgewood Youth Council last week for the crossing guards...
May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/12/14-5/18/14)
Monday, May 12 Brooklyn Moore was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for assault by Officer Pofanti. Carlos Bermejo was arrested at 57-41 57th Road for driving while intoxicated by Officer Campbell. ...
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New vision for six-way intersection in Ridgewood/Bushwick
DOT proposes new crosswalks and safety measures
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Ridgewood property becomes city’s third Superfund site
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced last week that due to high levels of radioactive contamination, a commercial building at 1127 Irving Avenue in Ridgewood has been added to the fe...
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Food vendors prepare jerk chicken in drum cookers along Eastern Parkway before the start of the annual West Indian Day Parade in the Brooklyn borough of New York Monday, Sept 1, 2014. Hours before the parade, police reported multiple shootings overnight, one of them deadly, near the route for the political see-and-be-seen event, which celebrates Caribbean culture and echoes traditional pre-Lenten Carnival festivities. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)NEW YORK (AP) — Colorful floats, elaborate costumes, politicians and merrymakers filled Brooklyn's streets Monday for the annual West Indian Day Parade, a massive Caribbean celebration that was marred by a fatal shooting nearby before the official festivities got underway.


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Ireland may not replace its 130-person rapid response force in the Golan Heights, where 44 peacekeepers from Fiji are being held by militants, until the United Nations reviews its mandate for its forces there, the defense minister said on Monday. Islamist fighters involved in Syria's three-year-old civil last week overran a crossing point in the line that has separated Israelis from Syrians in the Golan Heights since the 1973 Arab-Israeli War. Ireland's contingent, which is the most heavily armed element of the 1,200 strong multinational U.N. mission, was due to be replaced by new Irish troops next month, but Ireland is to freeze the rotation, Defense Minister Simon Coveney said. "I have made it very clear, that if the UN wants Ireland to continue to support this mission... then we need a full review and we have to get assurances about how the mission will change to adapt to the new realities," Coveney told state broadcaster RTE.
2014-09-01 14:35:37 -0400

U.S. missionary Bae appears before a limited number of media outlets in PyongyangBy James Pearson and Alina Selyukh SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three American citizens detained in North Korea appealed on Monday to the U.S government for help returning home, speaking in rare interviews set up by the North Korean government. One of them said his health was failing and another described his situation as “urgent.” The three men said they were being treated humanely but asked the U.S. Responding to the interviews, the U.S. State Department urged Pyongyang to release the men, and said Washington was working actively to try to secure their return home.


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