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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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 | 20 20 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 | 134 134 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...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 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 | 219 219 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 | 233 233 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 | 241 241 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 | 492 492 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 | 527 527 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 | 561 561 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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Maggie Russo’s first pitch against cancer
At six years old, Maggie Russo has already had to face one tough battle: The fight against cancer. And she kicked its butt. To celebrate that feat, the Brooklyn Cyclones invited Maggie to throw out...
Aug 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Through apprenticeship, students learn the meaning of heritage
While many high schoolers in the city are enjoying their summer vacations unfettered, several studious youngsters are honing their résumés and gaining a broader understanding of culture in the Muse...
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City has already seen six drownings this summer
Pol calls for citywide grade school swim education
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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...
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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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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Friday accused a Chinese fighter jet of conducting a "dangerous intercept" of a U.S. Navy aircraft off the coast of China in international airspace.
2014-08-22 13:13:20 -0400
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza gunmen killed 18 alleged spies for Israel on Friday, including seven who were lined up behind a mosque with bags over their heads and shot in front of hundreds of people. The killings came in response to Israel's deadly airstrike against three top Hamas military commanders.
2014-08-22 13:12:53 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday. The position puts him at odds with a significant bloc of Republicans.
2014-08-22 13:10:28 -0400