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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 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...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 $$
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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
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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…
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  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...

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ENDORSEMENT: 25TH DISTRICT
Daniel Dromm
Sep 02, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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LoCascio named head of Maspeth Lions
Maspeth resident Mike LoCascio was installed as president of the Maspeth Lions Club this week at O’Neills Restaurant. Here is he pictured with Councilwoman Liz Crowley. Crowley commented that LoCas...
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Traffic mayhem on Woodhaven Blvd.
DOT study finds problems, pedestrian accidents
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MidVille traffic fix
DOT agrees to alleviate traffic woes
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104th Blotter
08/24/2009 - 08/30/2009
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Budget hearing on tap for CB5
Community Board 5 will hold its annual Capital and Expense Budget hearing on Wednesday, September 9, one District Manager Gary Giordano said is among the most important meetings all year. The meeti...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
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On patrol with the 104th Precinct's COP's
Civilians act as eyes and ears of community
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Sanitation department goes green
City unveils latest fuel-efficient vehicles
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Al Pacino shoots in Queens
Film star on location at Clinton Diner
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Crowley, first-time incumbent
Confident Councilwoman running on record
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Queens Ledger Endorses Bloomberg
Going along with the City Council's decision to overturn term limits may not have been a popular move, but if New Yorkers want strong leadership and a mayor who is going to make the tough decisions...
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104th Precinct Police blotter
08/10/09 - 08/16/09
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CB5 Dog run committee formed
Dog owners clamoring for a dog run at Juniper Valley Park may get their wish after all. At its August 12th meeting, Community Board 5 passed a resolution to form a subcommittee to discuss the need ...
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Seniors grow hip to local food movement
Receive free produce from growers, supermarkets
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Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko addresses the media at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. At a summit on Saturday EU leaders will discuss who will get the job as the 28-nation bloc's foreign policy chief for the next 5 years and the situation in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Saturday were poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine's president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole.


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U.N. peacekeepers from the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force, also known as UNDOF, observe Syria's Quneitra province at an observation point on Mount Bental in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, overlooking the border with Syria, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. An armed group detained more than 40 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and over 80 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said. ( AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict.


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The European Union may disburse more than one billion euros in loans to Ukraine over the coming months and could consider further aid beyond that, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said on Saturday. In March, the EU offered an 11 billion euro ($14.45 billion) package of loans and grants to Ukraine over the next several years to help get the shattered economy back on its feet. Ukraine has been caught in a geopolitical tug of war between the EU and Russia. "More than half a billion euros in loans and 250 million euros in grants have already been mobilized by the European Commission as part of this package," Barroso told reporters after talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Brussels.
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