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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 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 | 73 73 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 | 85 85 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 | 83 83 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 | 334 334 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 | 367 367 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 | 409 409 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 | 410 410 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 | 863 863 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 | 368 368 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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Red Hook residents angered over proposed sale of library
BPL hopes to turn chunk of branch into a dance studio
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Eric Garner laid to rest at Bethel Baptist Church
Untimely death a rallying call for effective NYPD reform
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Mayor announces new investments in DoBro
Borough’s hub will see street, park, retail and cultural improvements
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Cumbo gifts 25 percent of capital budget to museum she created
Residents say the allocation does not pass “political smell test”
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NYU School of Engineering launches summer #STEMNOW
Farina says women have to be convinced STEM is sexy
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Mayor signs legislation for municipal ID program
Nearly a half-million immigrants will see benefits
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City prepares for looming June 20 LIRR strike
Ferries, buses and park-and-rides will be utilized
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Brooklyn to cut down on marijuana-related prosecutions
Low-level cases will be excused, according to new policy
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Shaggy takes the stage for free Brooklyn summer concert series
Hands clapped, hips swayed and sweat dripped down foreheads as hundreds of people sang along with early 2000s reggae sensation Shaggy at Brooklyn Borough Hall last Wednesday. “This is the hottest b...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joey Chestnut bites off another win at hot dog eating contest
Under a steady rain brought on by Tropical Storm Arthur, competitors in the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest chewed on in front of a stalwart crowd of umbrella-toting (and sharing) fans at th...
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Elderly tenants head back to court to fight for fair housing
Residents successfully stall Prospect Park Residence closure
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After much anticipation, Emeline’s opens triumphantly in Bed-Stuy
Eighteen families come together to fund a restaurant
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Bay Ridge sees the return of the B37 bus service
Community cheers connector to downtown Brooklyn
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CityShares will launch investment platform in Bed-Stuy
Investors can buy into the neighborhood for $100,000
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Former teacher uses music to educate students
A long-time Bayside resident and former Brooklyn teacher has spent the last 25 years perfecting an emotional intelligence curriculum that he believes will not only help students with writing and sc...
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Singer Katy Perry performs her song "Roar" at an event for the Special Olympics hosted by President Barack Obama in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)WASHINGTON (AP) — Singers Katy Perry and Stevie Wonder joined other A-list celebrities, world-famous athletes and American legends who donned their best suits and gowns Thursday as President Barack Obama hosted a White House celebration honoring the Special Olympics.


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Minnesota Lynx guard Seimone Augustus (33) shoots the ball against Phoenix Mercury forward Candice Dupree (4) in the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Minneapolis. The Lynx won 75-67. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With the WNBA playoffs about three weeks away, the Minnesota Lynx and Phoenix Mercury gave a peek at what the postseason could bring.


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An Israeli artillery gun fires a 155 mm shell towards targets in the Gaza Strip from their position near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip on July 31, 2014Israel and Hamas agreed to begin a 72-hour ceasefire from 0500 GMT Friday, alongside a diplomatic push for a more durable end to the bloodshed after almost four weeks of fighting. Just hours before the ceasefire came into force 14 more Palestinians were reported killed by Israeli tank and air fire in the Gaza Strip. Meanwhile the Israeli army said that five of its soldiers died in mortar fire near the Gaza border, underlining the need for a negotiated truce. Hopes of an end to the bloodshed rose early Friday after US Secretary of State John Kerry announced that Israel and Hamas had agreed a three-day ceasefire.


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