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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 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 | 70 70 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...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 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 | 228 228 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 ...
Performing Poetry Workshop with Ngoma Hill at Queens Council on the Arts
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
On Friday, August 15th, 3rd Space presents a Performing Poetry Workshop with Ngoma Hill. Designed particularly for Performance Poets this performance workshop enhances the poets’ ability to deliver...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
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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 ...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 288 288 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...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 293 293 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 544 544 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 577 577 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...

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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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Bishop Taylor apologizes for brawl at LIC hotel
Hotel management says Taylor is using extortion to get what he wants
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Astoria woman says police have been little help in two-year harassment ordeal
For over two years, an Astoria woman has tried and failed to get police assistance in a case of continued street harassment that has left her feeling unsafe walking down her own street. The woman —...
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Young Democrats club holds annual Summer Bash
The Queens County Young Democrats invited their members and local leaders to the Eighth Annual Summer Bash last week at Rocky McBride’s in Long Island City. With members ranging in age from 16 to 3...
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Elmhurst scout troop celebrates centennial
For 100 years, the tradition of scouting has been running strong in Elmhurst, home to Boy Scout Troop 17, which came together to celebrate another anniversary at the Queens Botanical Gardens on Sat...
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Coalition calls out mayor for more affordable housing
Astoria Cove needs 50 percent affordable units, says advocate group
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Dismissed library trustees prepare to take Katz to court
Claim law used in dismissal is “unconstitutional”
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Astoria invests in cleaner streets and graffiti removal
The Doe Fund expands its services in the community
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Jackson Heights bazaar gets a facelift with colorful mural
Non-profit hires youth to get involved in their communities
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JetBlue agrees to pay workers $10 an hour by 2015
32BJ rallies at corporate hq and says the fight isn’t over
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BP Katz disapproves Astoria Cove development proposal
Housing project does not include enough affordable units
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Jackson Heights residents host pro-Palestine rally
Congressman Crowley booed for supporting Israel
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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Yemeni president on Tuesday dismissed the Cabinet, firing the prime minister for the first time in two years, while partially reversing an earlier decision to lift fuel subsidies in a bid to end a standoff with Shiite rebels holding anti-government protests across the country.
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Actor Viggo Mortensen poses for portraits during the 71st edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)VENICE, Italy (AP) — Is there a language Viggo Mortensen doesn't speak?


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Robotic arms spot welds on the chassis of a Ford Transit Van under assembly at the Ford Claycomo Assembly Plant in ClaycomoFinancial data firm Markit said its final U.S. Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index rose to 57.9 in August from 55.8 in July, marking its highest level since April 2010.


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