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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court—in a unanimous decision—ruled that Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) inherited by anyone other than a spouse are not retirement funds and therefore are ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 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 | 79 79 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 | 77 77 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 | 328 328 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 | 360 360 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 | 403 403 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 | 404 404 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 | 857 857 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 | 363 363 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...

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Biz networking group comes to Brooklyn
The NYC Business Networking Group, headed by Ilana Eberson, expanded its reach to Brooklyn last Tuesday with an official holiday kickoff party, the Brooklyn Business Expo. The networking event gath...
Dec 17, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emily Lloyd chosen to run Prospect Park
Former Environmental commissioner will replace Tupper Thomas
Dec 17, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bike lane controversy heats up
Prospect Park West bike lane survey shows project popular
Dec 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Are commuters too busy for subway art?
The artist behind Jay Street-MetroTech's mosaic hopes otherwise
Dec 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Connected! Transfer opens between Jay Street, R train
Straphangers transferring trains won't have to brave the weather this winter in Downtown Brooklyn. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority opened a long-awaited passageway between the A/C/F train...
Dec 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Skyscraper Historic District' draws mixed feelings
Preservation plan for tallest buildings stirs debate
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Brooklyn Municipal Building will add retail space
City seeking proposals for stores
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In pursuit of Brooklyn’s first Haitian cultural center
Non-profit raising hope, funds for arts dream
Dec 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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AIDS Day rally ends in arrest for protesters
Dressed as bagels, hold protest outside mayor's annual breakfast
Dec 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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At Brooklyn food pantry, demand keeps growing
Huge increase in 2010 at St. John’s Bread & Life
Nov 30, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Ann's will take over Tobacco Warehouse
St. Ann’s Warehouse has found a new home, and it won’t even have to leave the neighborhood. The theater company will take over the Tobacco Warehouse inside DUMBO's Brooklyn Bridge Park, turning the...
Nov 30, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whole Foods will build Brooklyn store after all
Supermarket moving forward with plans for Gowanus site
Nov 29, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Escalator fix from on ‘High’
MTA finishes High St. station repair after protest rally
Nov 22, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mechatronics technology center coming to City Tech
The city's young adults is about to get even more tech-savvy. The New York City College of Technology (City Tech) announced last week it has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Te...
Nov 22, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Critics attack mayor over Black appointment
Since appointing Cathie Black as Schools Chancellor last week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has come under increased criticism for selecting a corporate executive with no education experience to run the...
Nov 17, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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House Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller, R-Fla., joined by Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, left, and incoming Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., right, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, about a compromise bill to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat them, and make it easier to fire executives at the Veterans Affairs Department. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill Wednesday to refurbish the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' health care.


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Venezuela's ex-military intelligence chief, Hugo Carvajal, arrives at the Queen Beatrix International Airport after he was released by authorities, in Oranjestad, Aruba, Sunday, July 27, 2014. Carvajal, who was designated to be Venezuela's consul to Aruba, was detained at the Caribbean island's airport on a request from U.S. prosecutors. U.S. authorities alleged Carvajal is one of several high-ranking Venezuelan military and law enforcement officials who provided haven to drug traffickers from neighboring Colombia and helped them move U.S.-bound cocaine through Venezuela. (AP Photo/Pedro Famous Diaz)CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Amid escalating tensions with Venezuela, the U.S. State Department on Wednesday announced a travel ban for officials of the socialist government it said committed human rights abuses during a crackdown on opposition protests.


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In this March 27, 2014 photo, a woman shops at the Whole Foods Market in Woodmere Village, Ohio. Whole Foods reports quarterly financial results on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Whole Foods reported quarterly sales that fell shy of Wall Street expectations and lowered its outlook for the year, raising worries about the intensifying competition the organic and natural products grocer is facing.


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