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Minor Repairs and Improvements that Make all the Difference in Queens
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty .   Whenever we meet with Homeowners who are thinking of selling, we usually give them some homework befo...
Biz Partners Cut Teeth Together in Restoration Industry Before Finding Success of their Own, Building Legacy
Feb 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Paul Daley and Joe Rizzo took a good, long test drive together before becoming entrepreneurs and now the two business partners are laying the groundwork for their children to follow in the footstep...
Queens Real Estate Market: 2015 Year in Review
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty   Queens Real Estate Market 2015 Year in Review Welcome to our first edition of the “Queens Real Estate M...
Can You Ask Employees to Undergo Medical Screening and Ask About Medical History?
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
New York Employment Defense Attorney talks about Non Discrimination Act Knowing what you can ask and must not ask employees or job applicants is vital for businesses. With all the information avail...
Should you Sell a Property with or without Tenants?
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home team at Keller Williams Realty So you own a rental or investment property in Queens and you’ve determined that now is the right time to ...
What Does the 2016 Minimum Wage Hike Mean for You as an Employer?
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans A minimum wage increase of $8.75 to $9.00 went into effect in New York on December 31, 2015. For employers, it obviously means you must pay higher wages to all employees who...
Business Law: Corporations VS. Partnerships VS. Sole Proprietorship
Jan 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
There are various types of business organizations: corporations, general partnerships and sole proprietorships. These business organizations have their own legal requirements so they can also be co...
Press Agents—Foot Soldiers in Celebrity Divorce Wars
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo | Dec 31, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , divorce , PTB Blog How Celebrities Win and Lose at Divorce For regular folks, divorce is mostly won or lost in the courtroom, or in legal proc...
Long Island Man Driving Lamborghini Dies in Single Car Run-Off-Road Crash
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 241 241 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Dec 29, 2015 | Car Accident Attorney's , PTB Blog Port Jefferson, Long Island Car Crash CBS New York reported that Glen Nelson, age 48, who lived in Belle Terre died in a crash ...
Marco Malvaldi’s “Game For Five”
Dec 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 354 354 recommendations | email to a friend
Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena To read a book that was originally written in Italian and that uses idiomatic expressions with validity and proper impact in the English translation is a special tr...

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Protests continue at Barclays Center
Focus on lack of jobs, affordable housing
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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The annual 'antics' return to Atlantic Avenue
Atlantic Avenue was closed to traffic on Sunday, but it was still pretty crowded as it played host to the annual Atlantic Antic street festival. One young girl manned lemonade stand, selling glasse...
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Protestors mock Barclays ribbon cutting
Say project failed to deliver jobs, housing
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amid protests, Barclays Center officially opens
Mood inside arena festive as lights go up on home of Nets
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Book festival attracts largest crowd ever
Book lovers descended on Brooklyn Borough Hall this past Sunday for the 7th Annual Brooklyn Book Festival. Last year the festival drew 30,000 participants, but this year it’s estimated by the Borou...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Partnership looks to reclaim Park Avenue
Say street has become an entrance ramp to BQE
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Globetrotters playing a little closer to home
As the Harlem Globetrotters prepare to play their first basketball game in the Barclays Center next month, a few members of the team took a ride on the Long Island Railroad to get a glimpse of the ...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Renovated library reopens in Park Slope
After three years of renovations, the Brooklyn Public Library is re-opened its Park Slope branch’s doors to the public, this time with some 21st century features. Children will be able to use iPads...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grammar issues hold up park renovations
Misspellings and traditional language were a subject of controversy in Community Board 2's decision to shoot down a proposal last week to give Commodore Barry Park a touch of history last week. t T...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traffic, parking top concerns over impending arena opening
Community members butted heads with representatives from Forest City Ratner over specifics of the Barclays Center during a meeting Wednesday night at the Latin Evangelical Free Church, only a few b...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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BAM celebrates opening of new performance space
First building added to DoBro campus since 1987
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Italian tradition takes to the streets in Brooklyn
Brooklyn’s first Italian Roman Catholic parish, Sacred Hearts & St. Stephen Church, hosted the people of Mola di Bari, Italy, as they honored the feast of their hometown patron saint with a traditi...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn building collapse kills one, injures another
Two construction workers fell 40 feet from the fourth floor to the basement of a building under construction in Brooklyn on Monday, killin gone and seriously injuring another. The two men were iden...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traffic, parking top concerns over impending arena opening
Community members butted heads with representatives from Forest City Ratner over specifics of the Barclays Center during a meeting Wednesday night at the Latin Evangelical Free Church, only a few b...
Sep 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group: StudentsFirst doesn't live up to its name
Members of Make the Road New York (MRNY) staged a protest last week outside the Downtown Brooklyn headquarters of StudentsFirst. Chanting “keep you policy out of our community,” the protesters were...
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian activities in Syria are making it difficult to hold peace talks on ending the Syrian conflict, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday, calling on Moscow to join efforts to bring about an immediate ceasefire. "Russia's activities from Aleppo and in the region are making it much more difficult to be able to come to the table and be able to have a serious conversation," Kerry told reporters. (Reporting By Arshad Mohammed and Lesley Wroughton; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)
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The Internal Revenue Service has granted tax-exempt status to one of the best-known and best-funded politically active nonprofit organizations, Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies.
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A man looks at screens displaying financial information at the Stock Exchange in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks after Asian markets tumbled Tuesday, led by a 5.4 percent slide in Tokyo. The stock index in Spain was off roughly 4 percent, while Italy's lost about 5 percent and Greece's index sank about 8 percent. Stock markets have been slump so far this year after a lackluster 2015. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)LONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):


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