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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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 | 48 48 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
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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 | 58 58 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 | 306 306 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 | 339 339 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 | 383 383 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 | 386 386 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 | 840 840 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 | 353 353 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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Schools Chancellor Klein resigns
Replaced by business executive Cathie Black
Nov 10, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Expansion of Clinton Hill school likely to pass
DOE says overcrowding concerns unwarranted
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Brighton man shot over squad car scuffle
Destroying a police cruiser never ends well. Anthony Pearson, 35, was shot by a police officer for attacking a cop car with a cobblestone in Brighton Beach last week. At 5 a.m., according to a poli...
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From grape to glass at the Brooklyn Winery
Until Brooklyn Winery opened its doors in mid-September, a search for grapes in Williamsburg meant a trip to the corner fruit market. But these days, oenophiles are in for a real surprise: an urban...
Nov 02, 2010 | 3 3 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Junior's Restaurant turns 60!
Celebrates with 60-cent slices of cheesecake
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Technology and the Gods collide in BAM's Persephone
Blending modernity with the classics, the Brooklyn Academy of Art’s production of Persephone uses speech, song, and cutting-edge visual projections in order to explore the timeless concepts of life...
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Supporters upstage opponents at PPW bike lane rallies
If David and Goliath are bikers in heaven, they surely appreciated last week's Park Slope showdown. A few dozen opponents of the Prospect Park West bike lane held a brave protest rally near Grand A...
Oct 26, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Freddy's, same spirit
Anti-Yards bar will reopen in South Slope
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First Lady honors BK after-school program
BCAP wins national award
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Prospect Park West bike lane controversy continues
Online survey gauges opinion on red-hot issue
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LICH, SUNY Downstate merger planned
$40M grant would help pay for takeover
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Audit: FDNY failed to monitor hazardous materials
A recent audit by the Comptroller’s Office found that the Fire Department (FDNY) unit charged with inspecting hazardous materials may have left the public at risk. The audit uncovered problems in t...
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In Brighton Beach, mixed feelings over reality show
If you thought Jersey Shore was good, fuhgeddaboudit! Try Brighton Beach, a new reality show set in Brooklyn's Little Russia sure to feature night clubs, vodka, and plenty of fur. The show was pick...
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A taste of Nigeria in Clinton Hill
For authentic Nigerian cuisine and a ready glimpse into African culture, there is no better place to go than Clinton Hill's Buka restaurant. Walking into the restaurant the first thing one notices ...
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Spiegel: Tough times ahead for Parks
Former BK Commish details retirement decision
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is confirming that a 15-year-old American citizen is being held by Israeli authorities for his alleged role in protests earlier this month in East Jerusalem.
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FILE - This June 25, 2014, file photo shows a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas. Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November’s mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants in this country illegally, allowing them to stay in the United States without threat of deportation, according to advocates and lawmakers in touch with the administration. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the Mexican border, White House officials are making plans to act before November's elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally, allowing them to stay in the United States without threat of deportation, according to advocates and lawmakers in touch with the administration.


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FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2010, file photo, Shelly Sterling sits with her husband, Donald Sterling, during the Los Angeles Clippers' NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Los Angeles. Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion. Lawyers for Sterling plan to argue Monday, July 28, 2014, that Shelly Sterling had no right to make the deal with Ballmer, even though Donald Sterling had given her written authority to pursue a sale. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.


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