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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 47 47 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 | 607 607 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 | 98 98 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 | 98 98 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 | 136 136 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 | 138 138 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 | 202 202 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 | 202 202 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 | 291 291 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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Norm Roberts and St. John’s Make 2009 Summer Basketball Camp A Success
The 2009 Summer Basketball Camp at St. John’s University has equaled another year of success in shaping basketball players.
Aug 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lisa Hermes: Athlete of the Week
Hermes, who ran in the New York City Half-Marathon this past Sunday, did so as a charity runner for the American Cancer Society.
Aug 19, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU Basketball Hard at Work in the Off-Season
But the Blackbirds, with four returning starters and added depth, have used this off-season as a chance to chase what slipped through their fingertips months ago…that championship.
Aug 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cards-Steelers Week's Best Matchup
Games to Watch: August 13- August 18
Aug 12, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bats Wake up for Cyclones
Cyclone Watch: August 12th
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MidVille Dodgers Fall in NABF World Series
After a successful season for the Sub-18 Midville Dodgers, their pricey title run for the National Amateur Baseball Federation World Series championship was cut short.
Aug 12, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sub 18-Midville Dodgers Trek to Jackson, Mississippi for NABF World Series
Since the amateur baseball season began in late May, the Midville Dodgers have hungered for a chance to participate in 18-and-Under National Amateur Baseball Federation (NABF) World Series. And aft...
Aug 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclones Watch: Offensively Challenged Edition
Brooklyn's bats went quiet last week
Aug 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Games to Watch: August 6 - August 12
Football's return, Yanks/Sox, and an NL East Showdown are among the weekend's highlights
Aug 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big East Allows Anthony Mason Jr. A Fifth Season
St. John’s forward Anthony Mason Jr. will be allowed to return for a fifth season. The Big East Conference granted Mason, who missed all but three of the Red Storm’s games last season, a medical ha...
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclone Watch: Brooklyn Bounces Back
The Latest: After a tough middle-portion of the month, the Cyclones have righted their ship. Brooklyn has won five straight games, dating back to July 22, including a three-game sweep of the rival ...
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Angle of the Week: WORKS Little League defeats Rosedale
On Saturday, July 18, The WORKS Little League Jr. District Team (13-14yr old) was scheduled to play the winner of a game between Rosedale and RGMV. Rosedale Little League advanced to the final roun...
Jul 29, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Citi Field Prettier Than Its Play
Met fans are much more excited about their new stadium than they are about the level of play.
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Lukas Burton: Athlete of the Week
This week’s Athlete of the week is the catalyst behind Vassallo Trading’s Little League World Series Championship team, Pitcher Lukas Burton. Burton’s three-no hitters were an integral part of his ...
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Feat of the Week: Vassallo Trading wins Greenpoint Little League World Series!
Vassallo Trading started their play-off run with the same Non-stop tenacity they exhibited all season long.
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In this Sept. 15, 2014 photo, a woman who did not want to give her name for fear of reprisals, holds up a photograph of her late 15-year-old daughter Erika Gomez Gonzalez, at her home in Arcelia, Mexico. The woman says she witnessed her child's death when army soldiers fired first at an armed group at a grain warehouse on June 30 in the town of San Pedro Limon, Mexico. She said one man died in the initial shootout, when the rest of the gunmen surrendered on the promise they would not be hurt. She recalls that her daughter, who was face down in the ground with a bullet in her leg, was rolled over while she was still alive and shot more than half a dozen times in the chest. The mother said she arrived to the warehouse the day before the shooting, in an attempt to take her daughter home, but gang members wouldn't let her. (AP Photo/Eduardo Castillo)ARCELIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's Civil Rights Commission said Friday it has talked to a witness who claims soldiers killed 20 men and one woman after they surrendered following a June confrontation in rural southern town.


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FILE - In this April 30, 2012 file photo, Kelly Osbourne, left, and Joan Rivers, center, co-hosts of the show "Fashion Police" and show producer Melissa Rivers pose at an E! Network upfront event in New York. In a statement Friday, Sept. 19, E! TV channel says that “Fashion Police” will continue without Joan Rivers. Rivers, 81, died Sept. 4, 2014 after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office on Aug. 28. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)The E! TV channel says that "Fashion Police" will continue without Joan Rivers.


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New Mexico State student Jessica Zoller performs a juggling act Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, holding her child, Ellie, 6, an umbrella, a cup of coffee and schoolbag while navigating water puddle in the street. Zoller, who was headed back from class, said because there was no school for Las Cruces Public Schools students Thursday due to teacher professional development, so she had to bring her daughter along. (AP Photo/The Las Cruces Sun-News, Robin Zielinski)LAKEWOOD, N.M. (AP) — One oil field worker was killed and 40 more were stranded in flood waters as the remnants of Hurricane Odile moved through southeastern New Mexico on Friday, authorities said.


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