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Please Plant, Don't Plunder
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 561 561 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...
Recent Supreme Court Ruling on Homecare Union Dues Requirement
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 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 | 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
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 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 | 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
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 168 168 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 | 273 273 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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For disabled pedestrians, city infrastructure just doesn’t cut it
Imagine yourself sitting in an electric wheelchair. You are at a crosswalk behind a swell of pedestrians, waiting for an opening in the crowd to make your crossing. As you throttle at top speed to ...
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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NWF awards Carroll Gardens school the Green Flag
Students take part in composting and recycling initiatives
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph's to welcome first lay president in July
While Jack P. Calareso, Ph.D. is still months away from becoming the sixth president of St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn on July 1, the current president of Anna Maria College in Paxton, Ma. has al...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ped safety topic of town hall in Brooklyn
DOT to look at safety on Atlantic Avenue
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Community discusses proposals for LICH
Residents and community activists filled the auditorium at St .Francis College last week, as the nine proposals for Long Island College Hospital (LICH) were presented. The community forum was organ...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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84th Precinct Police Blotter
March 12 - At 8 p.m. at 200 Livingston St. a 26-year-old man parked his car and when he returned it was stolen. March 13 - At 12 p.m. at 21 Dean St. a 49-year-old woman reported money being taken f...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adams host new police chief at Borough Hall
Hundreds of faith-based civic leaders from across Brooklyn gathered at Borough Hall Monday night, as Borough President Eric Adams hosted Police Commissioner William Bratton for a meet-and-greet ses...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chkifati brothers plans to expand Luxor Limos
Most 16-year-olds would be more than satisfied with a driver’s license and a hooptie, but when Shlomo Chkifati was 16, he and his 18-year-old brother Albert had their sights set on starting their o...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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84th Precinct Police blotter (3/9/14-3/17/14)
Sunday, March 9 At 11 p.m. in front of 188 State St. a 66-year-old woman was walking when she was attacked from behind, pushed to the sidewalk and had her purse stolen. She injured her knee and sho...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Luxury living expanding to Park Slope South
Aside from recent expansion projects in the Prospect Park region of Brooklyn, like the recently launched $74 million LeFrak Center at Lakeside, new residential developments have added to the boomin...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlantic Yards plays long ball
Residents look for solution to ongoing construction project
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Four & Twenty Blackbirds descends on Brooklyn Public Library
Shop owners Emily and Melissa Elsen couldn’t have picked a more appropriate day to celebrate the opening of Four & Twenty Blackbirds’ new location inside the central branch of the Brooklyn Public L...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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84th precinct blotter
Feb. 24 - A 26-year-old man looked at an apartment in Coney Island and gave a $4,300 deposit, but was never given the keys and had his money stolen. Feb. 25 - A 30-year-old man reported leaving his...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn mall owners address local civic group
Security concerns after two unruly flash mobs
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crown Heights resident looks to fill Adams' seat
When Eric Adams left the State Senate for his new post as Brooklyn borough president, lifelong Crown Heights resident Rubain Dorancy saw an opportunity. Dorancy, an attorney, teacher, community act...
Mar 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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This photo provided by the Pennsylvania State Police shows Cpl. Byron Dickson. Dickson was killed by a gunman as he left the police barracks in Blooming Grove, Pa. State police spokesman Trooper Tom Kelly said investigators hope to soon interview Trooper Alex Douglass, who was injured in the attack, to get additional information on the ambush. (AP Photo/Pennsylvania State Police)Authorities say they've made progress in their effort to catch the gunman who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers, killing one and injuring the other.

2014-09-16 11:15:20 -0400

Health workers spray bleach solution on a woman suspected of having contracted the Ebola virus in MonroviaBy Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States announced on Tuesday it will send 3,000 troops to help tackle the Ebola outbreak as part of a ramped-up plan, including a major deployment in Liberia, the country where the epidemic is spiralling fastest out of control. The U.S. response to the crisis, to be formally unveiled later by President Barack Obama, includes plans to build 17 treatment centers, train thousands of healthcare workers and establish a military control center for coordination, U.S. officials told reporters. ...

2014-09-16 11:15:12 -0400
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rival factions in Northern Ireland's unity government are accusing each other of bias after a policeman who oversaw the arrest of Sinn Fein party leader Gerry Adams was promoted to the force's second-highest post.
2014-09-16 11:12:59 -0400