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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 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 | 88 88 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 | 649 649 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 | 145 145 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 | 137 137 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 | 178 178 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 | 181 181 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 | 246 246 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 | 236 236 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 | 322 322 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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At the Track: Glorious View gets first stakes win in Vagrancy
Glorious View extended her winning streak to four, annexed her first graded stakes, and demonstrated her tenacity with a front-running victory in Saturday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Vagrancy Handicap at B...
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball 2013: Our Lady of Grace continues to roll
Nowstar Limo 31 California Pizza Kitchen 24 In the 12 & Under Boys Division, Nowstar Limo beat California Pizza Kitchen, 31-24. The high scorers for Nowstar Limo were Steven Z. with 10 points and L...
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three STJ golfers earn spots on All-Big East team
After leading the St. John’s men’s golf team to a runner-up finish at the 2013 Big East Championships and all finishing inside the top-10 in the individual championship, junior Ryan McCormick, seni...
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our Lady of Grace, American Classic Cakes get big wins
HEROES BASKETBALL LEAGUE
May 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meet the 'Matts'!
Harvey's been the only bright spots for the Mets, but team can't even get him a win
May 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
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Freedom Child cruises to win in Peter Pan
AT THE TRACK
May 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
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Derby winner ORb returns to Belmont, Hessonite gets win coming off injury
AT THE TRACK
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph's baseball postseason comes to an end
The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) baseball team was eliminated from the 2013 United States Collegiate Athletic Association Small College World Series, dropping a 6-1 decision to Penn State Greate...
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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City hosts martial arts competition
Competitors aged 6 to 17 had the opportunity to show off their martial arts skills as they competed in forms and sparring at the fifth annual “Challenge of Champions” martial arts tournament at the...
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's golf takes second in Big East
The St. John’s men’s golf team saved its best for last, giving USF a run for the 2013 Big East title by shooting a 281(-7) on Tuesday at Reunion Resort to take home runner-up honors. The round was ...
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball League 2013 Championship Games Schedule For July 2
Heroes Youth Basketball League Queens Brooklyn
May 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Belmont season underway, bet on the Kentucky Derby this weekend
New York racing fans in search of simulcast action from Churchill Downs on Kentucky Derby this weekend need look no further than Belmont Park and Aquduct Racetrack. On Friday, May 3, Belmont and Aq...
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Garcia and Judah deliver at Barclays Center
Danny Garcia retained his WBA and WBC junior welterweight titles, defeating Brooklyn native Zab Judah before a hometown crowd of 13,000 boxing fans at the Barclays Center Saturday night. Judah (42-...
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golden Gloves Finals Come to Barclays Center
The Daily News Golden Gloves championships began a new chapter in its 86-year- history when it crowned 25 new champions at the Barclay's Center last week over the course of two nights. It's the fir...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Side Tennis Club celebrates 100th Anniversary
Generations young and old at the West Side Tennis Club (WSTC) will remember April 21, 2013, as the day they witnessed Forest Hills history in the making. To welcome a summer filled with events cele...
Apr 24, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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The United Nations headquarters building is pictured though a window with the UN logo in the foreground in the Manhattan borough of New YorkBy Tom Miles and Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Liberia, the West African state hardest-hit by the worst Ebola outbreak in history, remains gravely short of foreign health care workers despite repeated pleas for help, a senior U.N. official said on Tuesday. Efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak, now six months old, have been too slow to stop the disease infecting more people than ever before and spreading from its origins in Guinea to Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria and Senegal, killing over 2,800. ...


2014-09-23 08:28:10 -0400

FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2014, file photo, a Nigerian health official wearing a protective suit waits to screen passengers for the Ebola virus at the arrivals hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria. Six months into the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, scientists say they’ve learned more about how the potentially lethal virus behaves and how future outbreaks might be stopped. The first cases of Ebola were reported in Guinea by the World Health Organization on March 23 before spreading to Sierra Leone, Liberia and elsewhere. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File)FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's president says authorities are considering another nationwide shutdown after a largely successful one in which teams visited more than 1 million households to hand out information on Ebola and check for sick people.


2014-09-23 08:24:47 -0400
By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday it was making contingency plans in case all 400,000 inhabitants of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani fled into Turkey to escape advancing Islamic State militants. Some 138,000 Syrian Kurdish refugees have entered southern Turkey in an exodus that began last week, and two border crossing points remain open, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said. "We are preparing for the potential of the whole population fleeing into Turkey. ...
2014-09-23 08:19:30 -0400