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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
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Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 635 635 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who be...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 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
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 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 | 312 312 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...

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Changing sides like never before
Apparently, crossing the aisle is the new cool thing to do this year. First, it was the ornery Pennyslvania Senator Arlen Specter, who shocked the Washington political establishment by joining the ...
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H1N1 Highlights Ailing Hospitals
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The Race in the 29th City Council District
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Mayor Mike above the fray
The New York City campaign season is turning predictably boring, crazy or downright interesting (depending on who you ask).
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Taking on Debt Collectors
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Meeting the Education Challenge
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Together, we did it
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Remembering 9-11 with an Meaningful Museum
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City working hard on swine flu crisis
New York City's Health and Education departments are working around the clock on the swine flu. For all their hard work, they deserve our support and thanks.
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Renew mayoral control of schools
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Water rate hike unfair
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City’s Bravest deserve better
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Letting Manny Be Manny
As much as I am a diehard Yankee fan, and as much as I dislike now-Dodger Manny Ramirez, recent news of his being suspended for the use of a banned substance is bad news for baseball. I recently re...
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America the Confused
My favorite yardstick of Obama’s first 100 days is the staggering gap between two articles written by Jon Meacham in Newsweek. In the first one, published a few days before the election under the h...
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Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch scores the game-winning touchdown in overtime of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Seattle. The Seahawks defeated the Broncos 26-20. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)SEATTLE (AP) — Peyton Manning did all he could in the final minute of regulation to get the Denver Broncos to overtime.


2014-09-21 20:32:34 -0400

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, from left, primatologist Jane Goodall, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon participate in the People's Climate March in New York, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan on Sunday, accompanied by drumbeats, wearing costumes and carrying signs as they urged policy makers to take global action on climate change. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)NEW YORK (AP) — Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan on Sunday, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth — in stride with demonstrators around the world who urged policymakers to take quick action.


2014-09-21 20:28:10 -0400

Oregon safety Erick Dargan (4) and linebacker Rodney Hardrick (48) tackle Washington State running back Gerard Wicks (23) during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Wash. Oregon won 38-31. (AP Photo/Dean Hare)The second-ranked Ducks were flying high after a nonconference victory over then-No. 7 Michigan State earlier this season, but Washington State and the start of Pac-12 play brought Oregon back to reality.


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