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This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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 | 126 126 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 | 173 173 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 ...
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 | 222 222 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 | 229 229 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 | 480 480 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 | 512 512 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 | 546 546 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 | 519 519 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...

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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 ...
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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...
Jun 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jun 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Message to Our Community About Swine Flu
Since the start of the H1N1 (Swine Flu) outbreak, hospital emergency rooms are experiencing a sharp rise in people coming in with concerns about their health. There are longer wait times in emergen...
Jun 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Constitution when its convenient
Dear Editor: In 1787, while the rest of the world was governed by the whims of kings and tyrants, our Founding Fathers created the Constitution to circumscribe arbitrary governmental powers, establ...
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Militias the answer
Dear Editor: I’m damn angry, and I hope you are, too! Those brilliant armchair warriors, Bush and Cheney, lied us into war. Now, this “smooth talker” in the Oval Office has the nerve to go to Notre...
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Heartfelt thanks to two pols
Dear Editor: This past Friday, I had the pleasure of attending the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation’s annual Spring Dinner Dance. While there were numerous elected officials in attendance,...
Jun 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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More like mis-communications director
Dear Editor: Was it sour grapes or hubris that gave rise to the coarse partisan comments of Shams Tarek, the new Communications Director for the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee (DSCC) – who is...
Jun 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teacher: Don't send your sick kids to school
Dear Editor: As a teacher, I am very concerned about the latest spike in the swine flu outbreak. With six more public schools closed because of it, why doesn't the mayor and chancellor err on the s...
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You Say You Want A Revolution?
Dear Editor: There is a unique spirit that binds and identifies us as Americans; it manifested itself on September 12, 2001, the day after the WTC terrorist attack, at the funeral of President John...
May 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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People carry a stretcher with a dead man after shelling by the Ukrainian forces in Makiivka, 25 km (16 miles) from Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Government troops on Tuesday pressed attacks in the two largest cities held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, as Kiev also pursued diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict that has killed more than 2,000. (AP Photo/Antoine E.R. Delaunay)KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Officials in the Ukraine's mostly rebel-held region of Donetsk say 34 local residents have been killed and 29 wounded in hostilities in the past 24 hours.


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LONDON (AP) — UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says the person appearing in the video posted by Islamic militants beheading American journalist James Foley appears to be British.
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Pope Francis wears skullcaps given by faithful at the end of his weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)VATICAN CITY (AP) — Saying "even the pope has a family," Pope Francis expressed thanks on Wednesday for the prayers and condolences he has received following the death of his nephew's wife and their two young boys in a car crash in the pontiff's native Argentina.


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