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This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination?
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As described in our earlier blog article, there are exceptions to at-will employment terminations, making them unlawful, and termination based on discrimination is one of th...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Nov 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 259 259 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Location: Martin Luther HS, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sa...
Can You Be the Executor of an Estate in New York if You Don’t Live in the State?
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
Posted on October 23, 2014 by BonnieLawston If your loved one has died in New York, with a valid will, trust or estate plan there, but you live in another state, you may be uncertain if you can, or...
What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
In several real estate transactions, especially in it comes to the sale of a house, you can find a lawyer taking an important role. Though they aren’t necessarily needed in real estate transactions...
Legal Eligibility For Workers Compensation & Disability
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 214 214 recommendations | email to a friend
Except in special cases, worker’s compensation covers most employees because most companies are required to purchase some form of insurance to cover their employees. However, the scope of benefits ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014
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Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of Queens home sales reached its second-highest rate of 2014 in September, but was slightly slower than the previous month and remains below 2013 levels. P...
A 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Beatles Arrival to America
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens West Kiwanis Foundation proudly presents A 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE BEATLES ARRIVAL TO AMERICA with "Yesterday and Today" - A Tribute to The Music of The Beatles, on Saturday, Oct...
Filing Bankruptcy For Credit Card Debt: Your Legal Options
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
Buried in Credit Card Debt? What Are Your Options? Credit card debt is one of the most common types of debt in the United States next to mortgage and student loan debts. As of September 2014, the a...

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Service marks MLK Day in Brooklyn
City Year teams up with school to celebrate King's birthday
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Panasonic eyes Atlantic Yards for HQ relocation
Could bring hundreds of jobs
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Hip-hop history, for credit
Course on rhyming debuts at LIU Brooklyn
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Freddy's Bar reopens Feb 4
Mark the calendar, beer-loving Bruce Ratner haters. Freddy's Bar is reopening February 4, less than one year after closing its Prospect Heights spot to make way for work on Ratner's Atlantic Yards ...
Jan 17, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Repair work hits F, G trains with service changes
The next phase of work on the Culver Viaduct is underway, and with it come major disruptions to the F and G trains. Beginning January 10, this means no Manhattan-bound F train at Smith-Ninth street...
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Developer sticks with contractor despite safety concerns
A development company owned by former basketball star Magic Johnson is sticking by its choice of a construction company with a history of buildings violations, despite a cry over safety concerns at...
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Vote approaches for Brooklyn Millenium
Screened Park Slope school planned for John Jay site
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Pols push for energy upgrade at Brooklyn Cruise Terminal
Shore power system would reduce ship pollution
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Bravest break record for number of emergencies in FDNY history
New York City Firefighters are extinguishing their own record. For the first time in 145 years of the FDNY’s existence, firefighters have responded to more than 500,000 emergencies, all within the ...
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Liu rejects contract for 911 call center
In the wake of the CityTime scandal, City Comptroller John Liu Monday called on Mayor Michael Bloomberg to immediately review the Emergency Communications Transformation Program (ECTP) as part of t...
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The Year in Review
Brooklyn’s top stories of 2010
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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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This undated law enforcement booking photo provided by the Mesa County, Colo., Sheriff's Office shows Lester Ralph Jones. Investigators said they have arrested Jones in the killing of a Colorado woman who led a double life as a devoted mom and a paid escort before she disappeared in 2007. Police on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 arrested Jones, 63, on charges of murder, kidnapping and arson in the death of 34-year-old Paige Birgfeld, of Grand Junction, Colo. Birgfeld's remains were found in a dry creek bed in 2012. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation's cold-case team was assigned the case. (AP Photo/Mesa County Sheriff's Office)DENVER (AP) — A single mother who vanished from western Colorado more than seven years ago led a double life as a paid escort with many unsavory clients, investigators say.


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Plaintiffs' attorney John Manly, right, with co-counsel Luis Carrillo, left, talks to reporters outside Los Angeles Superior Court Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, following the settlement of litigation involving an elementary school teacher convicted of lewd conduct against his students. The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay $139 million to end all remaining litigation in the deal involving 81 students, ending a legal saga that began when Miramonte Elementary School teacher Mark Berndt was arrested in 2012 and accused of blindfolding students and feeding them his semen on cookies. Plaintiff’s lawyers had planned to present evidence suggesting the school district was aware of sexual misconduct by Berndt three decades ago but failed to act until a photo processor at a pharmacy contacted police about film Berndt dropped off that showed pictures of blindfolded children and being fed some substance. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Once lawyers began digging into Mark Berndt's past, they discovered a three-decade pattern of odd behavior and complaints about the teacher that school administrators either missed or ignored.


2014-11-22 03:25:17 -0500
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Attackers ambushed a bus and killed 28 people early on Saturday in northeast Kenya, police and the Ministry of Interior said. It was not immediately clear who the attackers were. "Bandits ambushed a bus from Mandera that was heading to Nairobi at dawn and killed 28 passengers of the 60 that were in the bus," the ministry said on its Twitter feed. Police Spokesman Masoud Mwinyi confirmed the incident. The government-run National Disaster Operations Centre said on its Twitter feed that the attack took place some 30 km from the town of Mandera. ...
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