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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
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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?
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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.
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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
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  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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Pols rally to save senior centers from devastating cuts
Mayor’s 2015 budget calls for cuts at NORC
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ravenswood Houses to get a little brighter
Residents in the Ravenswood Houses in Astoria will finally see the light. Thanks to $4 million in funding, the entire lighting system in the outdoor areas will be getting upgraded. The project is e...
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Party leader meets with Queens County Young Democrats
The next generation of Queens Democrats met with county party head Congressman Joe Crowley at Donovan’s Pub in Woodside last week. Nearly 50 members of the Queens County Young Democrats (QCYD), a g...
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Polling site reopens after repairing elevator
Residents say they walked nearly one mile to cast vote
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Fourth of July Fireworks will return to East River
38th annual show will feature the Brooklyn Bridge
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Queens hosts Vision Zero town hall meeting
Citizens invited to provide input on street safety
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MTA alters 7 train shutdown schedule to accommodate local events
Responding to pleas from Long Island City residents and business owners, the MTA announced several changes to its 7 train weekend maintenance schedule. “MTA New York City Transit has worked in the ...
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Parents Keep children from taking ELA test
City Council education chair calls for more to follow their lead
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New app brings wine to the door in under an hour
Minibar founders expand business to Queens
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Queens Library board votes to keep Galante
New legislation calls for additional fiscal transparency
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'Men in Blue' called in to tidy up Astoria streets
Doe Fund already hard at work on three busy strips
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Pol: deadly car crash could have been avoided
Calls on city to review similar intersections for safety
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Local leaders protest blackface and trans-phobic comedy act
Pols say discriminatory performance has no place in Queens
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As victims of violent crimes, immigrants often feel helpless
U-Visa program offers path to citizenship and justice
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A few rides leads to owning a bus company
Growing up in Ecuador, Astoria resident Luis Gualotuna always had a dream of living in America, but learned nothing in life is easy. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1979 and immediately began looking ...
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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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