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This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 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 ...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 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 | 54 54 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 | 304 304 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 | 335 335 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...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 379 379 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
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Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 834 834 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 351 351 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...
Wage and Hours Cases Setting Precedents for Tipped Employees
May 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 515 515 recommendations | email to a friend
  Restaurant owners are subject to numerous regulations they must comply with and as various cases are litigated, rulings establish new precedents that can change how the industry does business. Ma...

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New York lawmakers urge Port Authority to create aiport adivosry committee
New York lawmakers are calling on the Port Authority to establish an advisory committee to address quality of life concerns for residents impacted by airport activity. Ten representatives and the s...
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Woodside public housing residents call for repairs
Say NYCHA slow to respond to requests
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/15/13-7/21/13)
Monday, July 15 Nieves Castillo was arrested at the intersection of Metropolitan Avenue and Mount Olivet Crescent for driving while intoxicated by Officer Lewis. Michael Kennedy was arrested at the...
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Man wanted for second-degree assault in the 104th
Captain asks for any information leading to his arrest
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Family of Antonio Ferruccio seeks closure
Maspeth business owner killed in motorcycle accident
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Be aware of scams
The captain of the 104th Precinct is warning residents about a recent scam involving criminals posing as delivery and repair men. “Scams are everywhere,” said Captain Christopher Mason of the 104 P...
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Summer Enrichment at St. Stan's
Students learn about weather, prepare for upcoming school year
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Pols host information session for Queens veterans
Bring a variety of groups and services to high school
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Center Green at Shops at Atlas Park opens
Community weighs in on future of the Glendale mall
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Emergency! New 911 system isn’t working
Local officials want answers for recent failures
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/1/13-7/7/13)
Monday, July 1 Edwin Zhaqui was arrested at 1815 Gates Avenue for assault by Officer DiKranis. Charles P. Pistone was arrested at 71-15 70th Street for assault by Officer Murtha. James A. Barba was...
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CB5 supports SOMA Industrial Business Zone
The Southside of Myrtle Avenue (SOMA) is one step closer to Industrial Business Zone (IBZ) status. A Community Board 5 (CB5) committee last week decided to support the proposal, which would convert...
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Pols propose reforms to restaurant grades
Council bill aims to create healthier relationship with small biz
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Antoinette Maggio, former CB5 member and Ridgewood resident, dies at 90
Antoinette Maggio, president of the Citizens for a Better Ridgewood Civic Association and long time Ridgewood resident, passed away on Friday, July 5. She was 90. The former Community Board 5 membe...
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Queens Center for Progress honors local residents
Annual gala highlights helping others
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Minarets from a mosque are seen in this view of Gaza city, early Monday, July 28, 2014. Monday marked the beginning of the three-day Eid al-Fitr holiday, which caps the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Muslims usually start the day by visiting cemeteries, to pay their respects to the dead, and then exchange family visits. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Hamas have lowered the pace of the fighting in the three-week-old Gaza war as international efforts intensify to end the conflict that has already killed 1,030 Palestinians and 43 Israeli soldiers.


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Israeli U.N. Ambassador Ron Prosor speaks following a meeting of the U.N. Security Council on the worsening situation in Gaza at United Nations headquarters, Monday, July 28, 2014. The U.N. Security Council called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting just after midnight Monday morning. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting just after midnight (0400 GMT) Monday morning.


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A body is moved from a crime scene at an apartment complex where five members of a family, including three children, were found dead authorities said Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Saco, Maine. Investigators said a family friend had contacted a worker at the apartment complex worried about the well-being of the family. The worker entered the apartment and discovered one body, then immediately called police. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)SACO, Maine (AP) — Neighbors struggled to make sense of the shooting deaths of a family of five in which the father was known to many throughout their apartment complex as a friendly maintenance worker.


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