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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 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...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 573 573 recommendations | email to a friend
     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
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 67 67 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 | 64 64 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 | 103 103 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 | 104 104 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
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 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...

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Woodside remembers the attacks on September 11
It has been 13 years since the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. This past Thursday, the Doughboy Park Patriots and Woodside on the Move hosted a candlelight vigil for those ...
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Next Top Makers hosts Queens pop-up event in LIC
Local manufacturers showcase their talent and products
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Hunters Point streets now a little safer for peds
DOT installs traffic-calming measures on 5th St.
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New Mexican restaurant to open on 36th St.
Cantina-style Tacuba brings Mexican flare to Astoria
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Queens Quiet Skies to host rally protesting plane noise
Event will take place on Sunday in Cunningham Park
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Pol introduces legislation to soundproof schools
Congressman Joe Crowley added his voice to the organized voices of parents at PS85Q in Astoria on Monday when he announced legislation to require soundproofing of schools impacted by urban noise. “...
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Comptroller visits P.S. 234 after first day of school
New York City bustled with eager children and excited parents last week as Sept. 4 rolled around and marked yet another first day of school. For students at P.S. 234 in Astoria, feelings were mixed...
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Disliked BID director resigns in face of opposition
Corona continues to fight Roosevelt Ave. BID proposal
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ENDORSEMENT: We back Markey for the Assembly
Democrat Dmytro Fedkowskyj got a taste of what it takes to be a public servant, and he likes how it feels. That’s why the former Queens representative on the Panel for Education Policy wants to uns...
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Pols to MTA: “Don’t let the bed bugs bite”
Bill will require reports of bug findings on public transit
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Doe Fund hits the streets of Dutch Kills
Cleaner sidewalks are on the way for the businesses and homes along 36th Avenue in Dutch Kills. Eric Darby, 53, has been an active member of the Doe Fund street-cleaning team for the last month, an...
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Sunnyside bix district gets bike friendly
The Sunnyside business district has become the first in Queens to be declared bike friendly. On August 23, local elected officials and Transportation Alternatives (TA) joined local business owners ...
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Mount Sinai Queens closer to completing $125 million expansion
Kaufman Studios recognized for $700,000 contribution
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Fired Queens Library trustee tells his side of the story
Stamatiades defends the board’s decisions after his dismissal
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Judge rules in favor of developers in Willets Point lawsuit
Plaintiffs dispute decision and plan to file appeal
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and the Pentagon are grappling with how to explain what American military forces are doing and could do in Iraq as they battle the Islamic State militants.
2014-09-17 17:27:39 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos plans to build a rocket engine that would eventually replace the Russian mainstay used in many American unmanned launches.
2014-09-17 17:25:14 -0400

Confidence in the US news media is at an all-time low, a Gallup survey reveals, with most Americans complaining the media is too conservative or too liberalWashington (AFP) - Confidence in the US news media is at an all-time low, a Gallup survey revealed Wednesday, with most Americans complaining the media is too conservative or too liberal.


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