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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
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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
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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 | 593 593 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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Brooklyn’s top stories of 2010
Dec 30, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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MTA Fare Hikes go into effect 12/30
Commuters can count on a raise for New Year – a fare raise, that is. Starting Decebmer 30, the much talked about and chided MTA fare hikes will go into effect. In early October, the MTA board held ...
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Brooklyn leads, Queens lags on new chain stores
You can call it a chain reaction. But according to an analysis conducted by the independent, Manhattan-based Center for an Urban Future, Brooklyn has seen the largest increase in the number of reta...
Dec 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Hat' Couture: modern-day milliner
Brooklyn native Jonathan Martin creates hats that turn heads
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Prospect Park starts work on $70M upgrade
Lakeside will add two skating rinks, landscaping
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Traffic task force will take on Boerum Hill speeding
Group could push for 20-mph zone
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Dry cleaning the organic way
Green Apple Cleaners, New York City’s first eco-friendly laundering service, provides customers with clean clothes, but also educates them on the carcinogenic solvents used at most traditional dry ...
Dec 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Biz networking group comes to Brooklyn
The NYC Business Networking Group, headed by Ilana Eberson, expanded its reach to Brooklyn last Tuesday with an official holiday kickoff party, the Brooklyn Business Expo. The networking event gath...
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Emily Lloyd chosen to run Prospect Park
Former Environmental commissioner will replace Tupper Thomas
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Bike lane controversy heats up
Prospect Park West bike lane survey shows project popular
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Are commuters too busy for subway art?
The artist behind Jay Street-MetroTech's mosaic hopes otherwise
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Connected! Transfer opens between Jay Street, R train
Straphangers transferring trains won't have to brave the weather this winter in Downtown Brooklyn. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority opened a long-awaited passageway between the A/C/F train...
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'Skyscraper Historic District' draws mixed feelings
Preservation plan for tallest buildings stirs debate
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Brooklyn Municipal Building will add retail space
City seeking proposals for stores
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In pursuit of Brooklyn’s first Haitian cultural center
Non-profit raising hope, funds for arts dream
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U.S. missionary Bae appears before a limited number of media outlets in PyongyangBy James Pearson, Alina Selyukh and Matt Spetalnick SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three American citizens detained in North Korea appealed to the U.S government on Monday for help returning home, speaking in rare interviews with U.S. One of them said his health was failing and another described his situation as "urgent." The men said they were being treated humanely but asked the U.S. Responding to the interviews, the U.S.


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Pakistani supporters of Canadian cleric Tahir ul Qadri sit on the lawn at the Parliament premises following clashes with police in Islamabad on August 31, 2014Hundreds of protesters trying to topple Pakistan's government briefly seized the state broadcaster on Monday, intensifying the fortnight-long political crisis that has gripped the nuclear-armed nation. Defence minister Khawaja Asif told AFP a cross-party negotiation team was set to approach opposition groups, in a bid to end a standoff that has seen three killed and hundreds injured in clashes between police and anti-government protesters. Transmissions of the main Pakistani Television (PTV) news channel were cut after protesters armed with clubs stormed the building in Islamabad's high-security "red zone".


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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard crashed Monday in the Gulf of Aden, and all aboard were rescued, the Navy said.
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