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This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 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 | 35 35 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 | 35 35 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 | 282 282 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 | 314 314 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 | 357 357 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…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 357 357 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 811 811 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 | 328 328 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 | 501 501 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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Bipartisanship a no-go in health debate
President should resort to Reconciliation
Oct 13, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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State education tops
Dear Editor: While the media appears to be more interested in President Obama’s treatment of Governor Paterson and the political implications, we cannot overlook the fact that President Obama came ...
Oct 05, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOB corrupt
Dear Editor: For more than twenty years, Queens civic leaders have been engaged in a good faith effort to bring reform to the NYC Department of Buildings. Over the past decades, we have seen the ag...
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Consumer Protection needed
Dear Editor: A year after the financial meltdown and hundreds of billions of dollars in taxpayer-financed bailouts, American consumers still lack significant protections from the irresponsible and ...
Oct 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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End Don't Ask
Dear Editor: This is so sad. Our poor boys and girls are being sent on multiple deployments, each one increasing their chance of severe injury or death while we still enforce that idiotic, "Don't a...
Oct 05, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Culture Spot: Sweet Afton, a break from the norm
Sweet Afton isn’t a typical Irish pub. You won’t find gimmicky shamrocks in the windows, antique shillelaghs on the walls, or obtrusive TV screens showing the big game. It’s a cozy, sophisticated g...
Sep 23, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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In English, please
Dear Editor: I received in the mail a copy of the primary elections from the NYC Campaign Finance Board in English and Spanish and another copy in Korean and Chinese. What is going on in this city?...
Sep 16, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flunkin' Donuts
Dear Editor: Like many patrons who favor Dunkin' Donuts as one of their culinary breakfast bailiwicks, I often enjoy a bagel or hot chocolate. I find a chocolate custard donut and a vanilla bean Co...
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End childhood obesity
Dear Editor: Our Health is Worth Fighting For. Did you know nearly 1 in 3 children and teens are overweight or obese in the United States? Experts say it is possible that my generation could be the...
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U.S. should leave U.N.
Dear Editor: Although we are unknown trillions in national debt, our government pours our tax money into the United Nations. Why? The U.N.'s membership is mostly corrupt gangster nations that hate ...
Sep 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jeter!
Dear Editor: Derek Jeter has just passed Lou Gehrig's with his 2,722nd career hit and now holds the Yankee's all-time hits record. For that I say Jeter, you have made all of us New Yorkers very pro...
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Can't stand when the Speaker speaks
Dear Editor: I am an avowed Liberal but try as I may, I just cannot warm up to Nancy Pelosi. I am basically in harmony with her positions, however (call me shallow) her delivery with that, "deer ca...
Jun 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD needs to change its policies
Dear Editor; It is a very sad day when an officer gets killed in the line of duty by one of their own. Officer Omar J. Edwards was killed by a fellow officer Andrew Dunton in what appears now as la...
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Support your local civic
Dear Editor: The Auburndale Improvement Association, Inc. is a civic association in its 104th year. It works to make the neighborhoods of Auburndale and Western Bayside great place to live. Current...
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Help save your library
Dear Editor: Queens Library is facing unprecedented budgets cuts that will devastate library service unless funding is restored. The proposed city budget slashes our operating funds by nearly $20 m...
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Michael Conlan of Northern Ireland, left, fights Matthew Martin from Nauru during their men's bantam weight (56kg) boxing bout at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, Friday, July, 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — It was the first bout of the boxing competition at the Commonwealth Games. Within minutes, Mathew Martin of Nauru had a large lump on his head from a punch. Northern Ireland's Michael Conlan, who won unanimously on points, had blood streaming down his face.


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NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' international creditors said Friday that the country's bailout program is making good progress as fiscal targets have been comfortably met, welfare reform has moved forward and more steps have been taken to shore up the banking sector.
2014-07-25 11:59:40 -0400
Germany's Lufthansa said it would resume flights to Israel's Tel Aviv airport on Saturday July 26, lifting a ban imposed in response to fears that rockets being fired from the Gaza strip could pose a threat to aircraft. "On the basis of the most up-to-date information we have available and our own assessment of the local security situation, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group will resume their flights from and to Ben Gurion International Airport," the airline said on Friday. Lufthansa Group also operates Germanwings, Austrian Airlines and Swiss. Earlier this week the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) lifted a ban on flights by U.S. airlines to Ben Gurion, Israel's main hub.
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