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Please Plant, Don't Plunder
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A disturbing trend in Queens is the destruction of trees, plants, and flowers in private yards. Once they chop down everything in their own backyard, many owners often turn to destroying the city's...
Timing Is Everything
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     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...
Recent Supreme Court Ruling on Homecare Union Dues Requirement
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Business Employment Attorney in Queens, NY Many employers are interested to know about cases that affect the power of unions. For decades, unions have challenged employers through disputes or ongoi...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
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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 | 52 52 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 | 89 89 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
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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 | 160 160 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
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  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
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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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Bergen Beach Relay for Life continues to grow
After being chosen as a Rookie of the Year event last year, the Mill Basin, Bergen Beach and Marine Park communities once again made a strong push in their annual Relay for Life campaign, bringing ...
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Mourning community awaits cameras from NYCHA
Mayor questions mental health issues and justice system
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Fire Department gets new commissioner
Daniel Nigro rode in on on a Ladder 21 fire truck – his first assignment with the FDNY – to be officially sworn in as the 33rd FDNY commissioner. Before the 32-year veteran took the stage at FDNY H...
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BP Adams announces Caribbean-American Heritage Month
Plans to open museum honoring borough’s Caribbean history
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New joint proposal to purchase Long Island College Hospital
SUNY Downstate has repeatedly denied bids to take over Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH), the Peebles Corporation being the most recent to be turned down, but the latest reports sugges...
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Atlantic Ave. celebrates summer with street festival
Includes live music, bar crawl and World Cup party
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History marked in Brooklyn Bridge Park
New signs, website provide a look into the waterfront’s past
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EMS workers reunited with survivors they saved
Second Chance Brunch honors dedication of EMS
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Bay Ridge hosts 147th annual Memorial Day Parade
Tradition continues with oldest continuous parade in the nation
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Children win awards for written and illustrated books
Ezra Jack Keats Foundation honors students’ creativity
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Brooklyn firehouse celebrates 100-year anniversary
Hundreds of uniformed firefighters filled the quarters of Engine 282 and Ladder 148 last Thursday to celebrate 100 years of service to the community. Firefighters past and present of EC 282 and Lad...
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Fire ravages Park Slope handmade jewelry store
Local favorite Cog & Pearl may be gone for good
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Advocates seek preservation of baseball legend’s home
City rejected application to landmark Jackie Robinson’s house
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Mayor announces cheaper, greener road repairs
New technology increases asphalt production
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Park Slope plays host to the Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair
Thousands filled Fifth Avenue in Park Slope from Sterling Place to 12th Street for the annual Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair. Delicious smells from food vendors of all kinds filled the air as people wa...
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Health workers bring woman suspected of having contracted Ebola virus to an ambulance in front of a crowd in MonroviaBy James Harding Giahyue and Jeff Mason MONROVIA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has pledged to send 3,000 troops West Africa, using its military muscle to battle the biggest ever outbreak of Ebola by building treatment clinics and training health workers to halt the spread of the deadly virus. President Barack Obama is expected to outline the action later on Tuesday, his second announcement of a major military operation in two weeks after his declaration that Washington would bomb Islamic State fighters in the Middle East. The U.S. ...


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DENVER (AP) — The parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings are suing four online retailers they say sold ammunition, tear gas and equipment used in the attack.
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In this Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 photo, a metal with enamels jar is seen at an exhibition entitled 'Ming 50 years that changed China' in British Museum in central London. Between AD 1400 and 1450, China was a global superpower run by one family – the Ming dynasty – who established Beijing as the capital and built the Forbidden City. The exhibition, running from Sept. 18, 2014 to Jan 5, 2015, will feature a range of these spectacular objects – including exquisite porcelain, gold, jewellery, furniture, paintings, sculptures and textiles – from museums across China and the rest of the world.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)LONDON (AP) — Intricate, inventive and ahead of their time — and that's just the vases. London's British Museum will open a major new exhibition on Thursday exploring the rich art and global influences of China's Ming era in the 15th century.


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