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This Month in Queens Real Estate: APRIL 2015
Apr 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 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 | 166 166 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 | 49 49 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 | 46 46 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 | 57 57 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 | 47 47 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 | 47 47 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 | 138 138 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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Mermaid Parade returns to Coney Island
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg The always flamboyant Mermaid Parade took to the streets of Coney Island this past Saturday. Following the parade, Coney Island USA hosted the 9th Annual Mermaid Parade ...
Jun 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Budget woes for Brooklyn Bridge Park
Park forced to cover $1M tax shortfall
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Community re-energized over Atlantic Yards development
Opponents of Bruce Ratner’s Atlantic Yards project discussed a better vision for the site that so far is stuck with an arena for the New Jersey Nets, a surface parking lot, and plenty of uncertaint...
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High-tech info center slated for library
Funded by largest private gift in BPL history
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A lofty addition to hotel row
Aloft Brooklyn opens on Duffield
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Popular tire shop reopens
Ft. Greene store's future uncertain
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Jeffries touts Yards oversight bill
Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries is drumming up support for a bill to bring community oversight to Atlantic Yards, the massive Prospect Heights site where developer Bruce Ratner is building the Barclays...
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Navy Yard rooftop farm among five projects to reduce CSOs
Boro grant winners tasked with managing stormwater
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DUMBO Wi-Fi system launched
Becomes first neighborhood with free Internet
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City rejects copter ban
Don’t expect a tourist helicopter ban anytime soon, if at all. The Bloomberg Administration flatly rejected Brooklyn residents’ pleas to ban tourist helicopters from using the Downtown Manhattan He...
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Support grows for Brooklyn’s first Whole Foods
CB6 committee approves plan
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Tree of ‘Hope’
Reichbach honored at Borough Hall
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Pols vow all-out campaign to block closings
The fight against fire company closings continues. Officials, union leaders and residents gathered at Engine 205 on Middagh Street in Brooklyn Heights - which is one of the firehouses on the choppi...
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Design teams dream up ‘Downtown Brooklyn Commons’
New play space would link 21 acres
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Boerum Hill rezone on fast track
It's smooth sailing for the Boerum Hill rezone. A proposal to protect the swanky residential enclave from overdevelopment was met with a favorable response from Borough President Marty Markowitz, t...
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People clear rubble in Kathmandu's Durbar Square -- a UNESCO World Heritage Site -- that was severely damaged by the powerful earthquake, on April 25, 2015Kathmandu (AFP) - 15:20 GMT - US disaster team - US Agency for International Development says it is sending a disaster response team to earthquake-hit Nepal and has authorized an initial $1 million to address immediate needs.


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Yemeni men look through a hole in a building damaged by a recent Saudi-led airstrike which hit a site which many believe was a large weapons cache in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, Saturday, April 25, 2015. With combatants fighting in neighborhoods and Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounding Iran-backed rebels from the sky, Yemen's war is wreaking a particularly bloody toll among civilians: more than 550 have been killed in the past month, including 115 children, the U.N. said Friday. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Security officials and eyewitnesses say Yemen's southern port city of Aden has been hit by dozens of Saudi-led coalition airstrikes.


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Collapsed building is pictured after an earthquake hit, in KathmanduBy Gopal Sharma and Ross Adkin KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing more than 1,000 people, toppling a 19th-century tower in the capital Kathmandu and touching off a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest. There were reports of devastation in outlying, isolated mountainous areas after the midday quake of magnitude 7.9, Nepal's worst in 81 years, centered 50 miles (80 km) east of the second city, Pokhara. India was first to respond by sending in military aircraft with medical equipment and relief teams. A police official said the death toll in Nepal alone had reached 1,130, more than half of them in the Kathmandu Valley.


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