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Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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 | 17 17 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...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steven Palermo The recent warm weather makes me realize how rapidly summer is approaching. It’s time to dust off those BBQ’s and open the pools. Millions of people enjoy swimming in pools e...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 264 264 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 | 296 296 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 | 337 337 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 | 336 336 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 | 793 793 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 | 309 309 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 | 487 487 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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Performance-Based Budgeting and New York State
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Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
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FAA needs to ignore Global Gateway Alliance, study TNNIS procedure
The Global Gateway Alliance (GGA) is urging the FAA to continue its avoidance of environmental laws regarding TNNIS, the new NextGen flight route over North Queens. They claim that the route reduce...
Nov 20, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
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We need to remember vets every day
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Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Very Best Americans
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Nov 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some Thoughts on the Queensway
I want to address the QueensWay project, a proposed public greenway that will transform the Long Island Rail Road Rockaway Beach Branch, which was abandoned over 50 years ago. Specifically, the for...
Nov 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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The party lost, but the rent is still too damn high
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Community Colleges Can Save Large Cities
In the 1990s, there was a push to refocus the nation’s community colleges as a means to re-train people for the coming tech boom. Cities all across the country do not have a sustainable plan for hi...
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Playing Roulette with Labor Rights
Working men and women at Resorts World Casino hit the jackpot last week in what is sure to become a benchmark agreement for casino labor statewide. More than 1,400 employees who work at the Jamaica...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
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Planning Now for Another Sandy
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Oct 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
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Downstate downfall is devastating
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Do you know what your kids are doing?
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Shutdown a dangerous game of politics
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Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where do the candidates stand on the QueensWay?
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We can't ignore the hospital crisis
There is an epidemic of hospital closings in New York City and we don’t seem as worried as we should be by it. Since 2000, 19 hospitals have closed and two more will likely close this month. These ...
Oct 16, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fix the city's health care system for good
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NEW YORK (AP) — Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller, a law enforcement official and the company said Tuesday.
2014-07-22 23:11:00 -0400

Major US, European and Canadian airlines have canceled flights to and from Israel, after a rocket fired from Gaza struck near its main international airport in Tel AvivMajor US, European and Canadian airlines canceled flights to and from Israel, after a rocket fired from Gaza struck near its main international airport in Tel Aviv. The cancelations highlighted heightened worldwide fears of a rocket hitting a passenger jet in the wake of last week's downing of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 over rebel-held eastern Ukraine with nearly 300 on board. In the United States, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) banned US airlines from Tel Aviv for at least 24 hours, citing the "potentially hazardous situation created by the armed conflict in Israel and Gaza." "All flight operations to/from Ben Gurion International Airport by US operators are prohibited until further advised," the FAA said, adding it would update its guidelines on Wednesday.


2014-07-22 23:07:32 -0400

A traveler views a departures board Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia. The Federal Aviation Administration is telling U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24 hours after a Hamas rocket exploded nearby. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.


2014-07-22 23:06:00 -0400