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This Month in Queens Real Estate: APRIL 2015
Apr 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
April 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update Homes sales increased in March while inventory levels remained tight. Inventory typically reaches its low point during the winter months, but the current...
Dirty Little Secrets Your Landscaper Won't Tell You
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
If you hire a landscaping company to maintain your lawn, there are a few things you REALLY ought to know.   1) Less mowing is BETTER for your lawn and saves you $$$. Multiple academic studies have ...
Food for Thought
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
"God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir  Please think twice before you dest...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY 11375
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop fo...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at the Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY 11105
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Astoria Coop for Sale. Offered ...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside, NY 11360
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George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered ...
What Is Parental Alienation and How Can It Affect Custody?
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo | Apr 7, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , Parential Alienation Parental alienation syndrome is a psychological term that means one parent is turning the children against the other paren...
A Legal Perspective for a Recent Tragic New York Accident
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Apr 7, 2015 | Car Accident Attorney's , On April 1, 2015, a tragic car accident occurred in the Bronx on a snowy Grand Concourse service road. A cab driver, suffering from a sei...
The Launch of Stephen D. Hans & Associates’ New Website
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Stephen D. Hans & Associates, P.C. wants to welcome you to the launch of our new employment litigation website.  We hope you can easily find the information you are searchin...
STARS Act of 2015 Addresses ACA Confusion over Season Employee/Season Worker
Apr 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans The restaurant industry and other fields of work, such as farming, often have seasonal workers that pick up heavier work loads during more productive times of the year. The ...

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Fort Greene's NY Writers Coalition receives NEA grant
Group one of just 162 grantees nationwide
Dec 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Audit finds Brooklyn hotels owe $1.8 mil
According to a Department of Finance audit conducted by Comptroller John Liu's office, 15 Brooklyn hotels owe a total of $1,693,893.03 in unpaid Hotel Room Occupancy Taxes since the year 2000. In t...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report seeks to improve B61 bus
Frustrated B61 bus riders gathered with local elected officials and transit advocates at the Fourth Avenue and Ninth Street bus stop in Park Slope last week to unveil suggestions to make the route ...
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Government helping vets start own businesses
Pace University was the site of the recent summit aimed at returning veterans with the theme "Is the job market tough? Make your own job!" “Veterans bring maturity, reliability, structure and pre-d...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents fight charter school in Cobble Hill
Parents, local elected officials and other community members joined together on Monday, November 28, to fight the implementation of a charter school in Cobble Hill. The Success Charter Network, led...
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118 stores caught selling alcohol to minors
The New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) announced on Tuesday, November 22, that 75 liquor and grocery stores were caught selling alcohol to minors in Brooklyn and Queens during a three-day underc...
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DUMBO joins most expensive list
Ranks fourth-highest in median closing costs in city
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At board meeting, Related no-show to talk Walmart
What was supposed to be a two-way conversation among community members of East New York and representatives of Related Companies, turned one-sided last Wednesday, November 16, after the company fai...
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Day after eviction, protesters occupy the city
Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protesters held rallies around the city on Wednesday, November 16, after police kicked them out of their encampment in Zuccotti Park in the middle of the night. Among the a...
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest City sued in federal court
Forest City Ratner Companies LLC, along with several other Brooklyn developers, is being sued in federal court for failing to pay a group of Brooklyn residents wages for performing heavy constructi...
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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K9Watch formed to combat assaults
In response to the recent rash of muggings and attempted assaults in the Kensington/Windsor Terrace area of Brooklyn, a new neighborhood watch has been formed. After connecting through a neighborho...
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City unveils plan to clean up harbor water
As part of a major effort to improve the quality of water in New York City Harbor, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Carter Strickland unveiled four new bioswales on Dean St...
Nov 16, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williamsburg concerned with recent string of attacks
Recent violence against Jews has many shaken up
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Protesters “occupy” JP Morgan in Downtown Brooklyn
Demand that the bank makes good on past tax incentives
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RFP issued to clean up Gowanus Brownfields
Friends of Brooklyn CB 6 Inc. submitted a request for proposals (RFP) for a comprehensive plan to redevelop Brownfields in the Gowanus Canal area. Friends of CB6, a nonprofit that provides support ...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Strings of marigold flowers, commonly used in Hindu rituals, lie on a tin box for sale at the Pashupatinath temple on the banks of Bagmati river in Kathmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Across central Nepal, including in Kathmandu, the capital, hundreds of thousands of people are still living in the open without clean water or sanitation since Saturday’s massive earthquake, one of the worst to hit the South Asian nation in more than 80 years. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)5.45 p.m. (1200 GMT)


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Married couple Joe and Frank Capley-Alfano of California, kiss in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, on April 27, 2015, a day away from arguments to be heard concerning gay marriageThe US Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday on whether gay couples have a constitutional right to wed -- a potentially historic decision that could see same-sex marriage recognized nationwide. Hundreds of activists from both sides of the debate rallied in front of the Supreme Court building as the nine justices prepared to hear a case on one of the most divisive social issues in the United States. "Homo sex is a sin" and "Perverts are an abomination to God" were among the messages on signs brandished by opponents of gay marriage. Thousands of Americans had protested over the weekend in Washington, with some camping out in front of the court to ensure a seat in the courtroom come Tuesday.


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Royal fans Margaret Tyler, second right and Terry Hutt, right talk together outside St Mary's Hospital, as they wait for Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, to arrive for the birth of her second child, in London, Tuesday, April, 28, 2015. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have offered a sweet surprise to die-hard fans, sending luxury pastries to thank them for camping outside the hospital and awaiting the birth of their second royal baby.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)LONDON (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge offered a sweet surprise to die-hard fans on Tuesday, sending luxury pastries to thank them for camping outside the hospital and awaiting the birth of the royal baby.


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