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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 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 | 288 288 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 | 592 592 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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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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A Review Of The Top High Schools in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan
It’s An Investment – Not A Cost
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Barclays Center plaza plan revealed
Behold Brooklyn's finest temporary plaza. Representatives of Forest City Ratner, the developer of Atlantic Yards in Prospect Heights, and SHoP Architects, the project’s designer, unveiled rendering...
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Pioneering Chisholm honored in Ft. Greene
State building renamed for political trailblazer
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Help arrives for civic groups trying to clean up after the storm
Federal aid for tornado-affected neighborhoods may not be arriving anytime soon, but for those dedicated community members who have been working to get their neighborhoods back to normal after the ...
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Dumbo Arts Fest bigger than ever
Cheap real estate has lured creative types to Dumbo since the 1970’s. These days, while the rent is far from cheap, the artists' enclave by the Brooklyn waterfront is still home to a multitude of s...
Sep 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Biviano weighs future after primary loss
Doug Biviano is not happy that he lost his Assembly race. Who would be? Campaigning for elected office is a grind, after all. Especially in 100-degree weather in a Brooklyn district largely devoted...
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Lesotho's PM Thabane attends an EU-Africa summit in BrusselsBy Marafaele Mohloboli MASERU (Reuters) - Lesotho's prime minister has asked southern African states to send peacekeepers into his mountain kingdom to restore order after an apparent coup over the weekend, his aide said on Monday. Thomas Thabane fled Lesotho for South Africa early on Saturday, hours before the army surrounded his residence and overran police stations in the capital Maseru, in what the prime minister called a coup by the military. Lesotho's army denied seeking to oust Thabane, saying it moved against police suspected of planning to arm a political faction in the country encircled by South Africa. The unrest stems from a power struggle between Thabane, who is supported by the police, and Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing, who has the loyalty of the army, diplomats said.


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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2013, file photo, dressed in costume, Kelva Joseph makes her way along Eastern Parkway in the Brooklyn borough of New York during the West Indian Day Parade. The annual parade is set for Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Brooklyn. It echoes traditional pre-Lenten Carnival festivities and features dancers wearing elaborate, often feathered costumes. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Hours before the West Indian Day Parade stepped off Monday, police reported multiple shootings — one of them deadly — near the route for the political see-and-be-seen event, which has been scarred by violence in recent years.


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Afghan election workers count ballot papers for audit of presidential run-off in KabulBy Hamid Shalizi and Sanjeev Miglani KABUL (Reuters) - Talks on a power sharing deal between Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, have collapsed, a top leader said on Monday, rekindling fears of ethnic unrest over the disputed vote. Secretary of State John Kerry, the runner-up in the election would name a "chief executive" in a unity government conceived to keep the lid on political tensions. The political process is now at a stalemate, we don't see any way out," Mohaqeq, a leader of the minority Hazara community, said in an interview in Kabul, as a months-long power struggle for a successor to President Hamid Karzai showed no signs of a resolution. On Monday, a spokesman for the Abdullah campaign said it would withdraw from the political process if its demands were not met by Tuesday.


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