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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
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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
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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
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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 | 246 246 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 $$
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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
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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 | 564 564 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...

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Adams recognizes FDNY and EMS workers for rescue
Borough President Eric Adams recognized the firefighters and emergency workers who rescued three children from a burning Brooklyn apartment back at the inaugural Hero of the Month awards ceremony h...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sand sculptors showcase talents for Sandy relief
Dozens of competitors from around the globe and hundreds of observers converged on the Coney Island boardwalk on Saturday for the 24th annual Sand Sculpting Competition. In cooperation with the Ast...
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Faith leaders call for an end to religious harassment
Critical of mayor for his relationship with Sharpton
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Community thanks Millman for 17 years of service
Celebration quickly morphs into campaign stop for Simon
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Child finds loaded gun buried in Coney Island sand
Local politician calls for more beach patrol officers
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Macon Street is home to Brooklyn’s Greenest Block
For 20 years, borough presidents have held a friendly block-by-block competition to choose the greenest blocks in Brooklyn in an effort to promote environmental sustainability throughout the boroug...
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Elected officials push Brooklyn to host DNC in 2016
Senator says Hillary Clinton backs borough for convention
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Residents fight for green space in Brooklyn Bridge Park
Board votes down proposal to review park's original plan
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Elderly residents win small victory in battle against PPR
Prospect Park Residence ordered to return suspended services
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Planned parolee reporting facility continues to upset residents
Despite community backlash, construction on a new Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) office continues at 15 Second Ave. in Gowanus. The 55,000-sq.-ft. facility will serve a...
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Teen pregnancy gets the spotlight in new Bushwick mural
The girls of Groundswell are making a big statement with their latest mural at a Bushwick Food Bazaar, located at 17-59 Ridgewood Pl., where they are painting one of the grocer’s large, white walls...
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Mayor urges New Yorkers to prepare for hurricane season
Sandy “taught us a lot,” residents must have emergency plan
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Pol offers legal aid for Superstorm Sandy victims
As the two-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaches, many families across the City are still struggling to repair the damages caused by the second-deadliest hurricane in U.S. history. Since ...
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Prospect Cemetery gets some TLC from its Brooklyn neighbors
Members, volunteers and interns of Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery helped some neighbors in need when they offered a hand in preserving Prospect Cemetery in Jamaica last week. The preservation volun...
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Habitat for Humanity NYC completes first post-Sandy Coney Island home rebuild
After completing 36 Sandy-related home repairs in Staten Island, Habitat NYC sets its sites on Brooklyn
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) addresses the medias next to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko after their meeting in Kiev on August 23, 2014German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed for a new ceasefire in crisis talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday, as a controversial Russian convoy returned home. The visit by Merkel -- the most influential Western leader to call on Kiev since the crisis erupted in the ex-Soviet state -- came ahead of crunch talks next Tuesday between Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin alongside top EU officials. Tensions surged on Friday when Russia sent scores of trucks it said were carrying aid to the stricken insurgent stronghold of Lugansk in an unauthorised move Kiev described as a "direct invasion".


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CHICAGO (AP) — Baltimore third baseman Manny Machado will have season-ending surgery on his ailing right knee.
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People march during the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New YorkBy Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Reverend Al Sharpton led thousands of chanting but peaceful activists in a march across Staten Island on Saturday to protest the death of Eric Garner, who died after New York City police put him in a banned chokehold last month. "If you can do it to him, then you can do it to any citizen and we are not going to be silent when that happens," Sharpton said at a pre-rally speech at the Mt. Sinai United Christian Church in the borough where Garner died. "Let's make this a peaceful march and get justice for my husband so that this doesn't happen to anybody else," Esaw Garner said in a somber tone to protesters. The demonstration was also in response to the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old African American who was shot dead by a white police officer this month in Ferguson, Missouri, sparking more than a week of violent confrontations, Sharpton said.


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