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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
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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
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 $$
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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…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 596 596 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...

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Arcabascio looks to challenge Katz for Queens beep
Says former candidate Vallone would make great deputy
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Board: Premature to consider liquor license
Say Knockdown Center should obtain C of O first
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Crowley tours Maspeth IBZ
Vows to promote and expand benefit programs for area
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/7/13-10/13/13)
Monday, Oct. 7 Michael Duncan was arrested at the intersection of Flushing Avenue and Rust Street for criminal trespassing by Officer Hynes. Joey Goodavage was arrested at 60-71 Woodbine Street for...
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Paul McCartney surprises and rocks Astoria
High School students receive lessons from legend
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Bocce courts at Juniper Valley getting a makeover
Parks commissioner hopes improvements attract citywide tourney
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COMET meets with Queens Quiet Skies
Grassroots movement to address airplane noise grows
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Knockdown art space in Maspeth seeks liquor license
Some Community Board members are skeptical with facility in Industrial Business Zone
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (9/30/13-10/5/13)
Monday, Sept. 30 Miguel Burgos was arrested at 765 Seneca Avenue for an outstanding warrant by Officer Dagnese. Anselmo Rodriguez was arrested at the intersection of Cornelia Street and Myrtle Aven...
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Top High Schools 2013
How we chose our 2013 Top High Schools , what they have to offer, and how to use the information we've gathered for each academic institution. Private school can be a costly, but worthy, investment...
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104th Precinct Police Botter (9/23/13-9/29/13)
Monday, Sept. 23 Luis Morales was arrested at 77-10 60th Street for criminal mischief by Officer Farinaccio. Andrew Milewski was arrested at 1819 George Street for aggravated harassment by Officer ...
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P.S. 229 in Maspeth will not be rezoned
Parents fight DOE proposal, department relinquishes
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O’Neill’s is back in business
O’Neill’s Bar and Restaurant is back in business after a fire destroyed it in 2011. Owners George O’Neill and Danny Pyle were determined to work to get their restaurant up-and-running again. “I’m e...
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Maspeth intersection named for Gibbons
Over 100 residents gathered on a Maspeth street corner on Saturday morning to honor one of their neighbors who was killed in a hit-and-run accident. Under sunny skies, the family and friends of Geo...
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Community Board 5 discusses FY2015 budget
Community Board 5 was back in session, meeting last Wednesday at Christ the King High School following a summer hiatus. As part of the agenda, the board held a public hearing on how it would like m...
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More than one million people have been displaced by the conflict in Ukraine, including 814,000 Ukrainians now in Russia with various forms of status, the UNHCR United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday. Numbers displaced inside Ukraine by the fighting have nearly doubled in the past there weeks to at least 260,000 and more are fleeing, it earlier told a Geneva news briefing. "It's safe to say you have over a million people now displaced as a result of the conflict, internally and externally together," Vincent Cochetel, director of the UNHCR's bureau for Europe, later told reporters.
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A Ukrainian serviceman holds a piece of a mortar projectile in his camp near DonetskBy Pavel Polityuk and Kiryl Sukhotski KIEV (Reuters) - Russian troops are strengthening their positions in eastern Ukraine and using aid shipments to smuggle in arms and other supplies to separatist forces, Kiev's military said on Tuesday. Military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said units of Russian troops had been identified in the big regional center of Donetsk, towns and villages to its east and in south-east areas near the Sea of Azov. Fifteen more Ukrainian servicemen were killed in fighting in the past 24 hours, Lysenko said. President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of "direct and undisguised aggression" in Kiev's five-month war against pro-Russian separatists.


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By Balazs Koranyi and David Mardiste TALLINN (Reuters) - NATO needs a clear and visible presence in eastern Europe to deter Russian aggression but Alliance members also must increase military spending after years of cuts, Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas said on Tuesday. Roivas told Reuters in an interview that NATO should move weapons storage facilities into the former eastern bloc, increase air policing on its eastern frontier and create a rapid deployment force that could move more swiftly into place in case of a conflict. "We have to make sure the deterrence is strong enough so it will become unthinkable for Russia to go beyond (Ukraine)," Roivas, 34, said, referring to Moscow's actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine.
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