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This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 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 | 59 59 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 | 56 56 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 | 304 304 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 | 337 337 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 | 381 381 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 | 384 384 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 | 837 837 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 | 351 351 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 | 518 518 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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Paterson’s Shadow in 2010
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Padavan’s Challenge in 2010
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'Snow' days off for zoo employees
Let me tell you about my day. Up until I began typing this, I had been walking around the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo talking to our zookeepers, maintainers, and security staff. Ther...
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Climbing Mount 28
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The Commissioner Brings Sunshine on a Rainy day
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Aqueduct a deal gone wrong
In the wake of Governor David Paterson’s failure to pass an Ethics Reform Bill, the state’s decision to name Aqueduct Entertainment Group as the franchise to run a multi-billion dollar windfall gam...
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All Politics is Local, and Man Does It Hurt Sometimes
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Republicans eye a much-coveted Assembly seat
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Lessons of the Haitian Earthquake - Beyond the Crisis
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Valentine’s Day at the zoo
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A Big Week in Politics
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Restoring New York to a state of greatness
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CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar in deal worth about $9B to create dollar-store giant.
2014-07-28 06:12:40 -0400

CEO of the Illinois-based OSI Group Sheldon Levin, reacts as he attends a news conference following a meat safety scandal, in Shanghai, China Monday, July 28, 2014. A U.S. meat supplier says a Chinese unit embroiled in a safety scandal has fallen short of its requirements for maintaining high standards. (AP Photo) CHINA OUTBEIJING (AP) — A U.S. meat supplier said Monday a Chinese subsidiary embroiled in a safety scandal fell short of its requirements for maintaining high standards.


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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media have shown President Bashar Assad praying in Damascus at the start of a major Muslim holiday amid reports of an unprecedented high toll among his troops battling Islamic extremists.
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