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This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 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 | 100 100 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 | 144 144 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 | 289 289 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 | 198 198 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 | 253 253 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 | 243 243 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
Oct 22, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 252 252 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 259 259 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 | 248 248 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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‘Green’ Eggs and Ham
Biz breakfast will focus on going green
Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vanderbilt Ave block association formed
Ft. Greene/Clinton Hill group to address traffic, parking
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Bike share eyed for Downtown Brooklyn
DoBro being considered for 2012 program
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Prime 6 foes demand second chance
Urge state to reconsider liquor licenses
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Brooklyn cop killed in scuffle
Boerum Hill bust turns tragic
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Pier 11 space to open for work boats
City announces comprehensive waterfront plan
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Bike lane foes face uphill climb
PPW bike lane opponents outnumbered, heckled at hearing
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Opponents sue to remove PPW bike lane
The Prospect Park West bike lane brouhaha is headed to court. Opponents of the controversial bike lane filed a lawsuit claiming the city manipulated safety statistics and worked behind the scene wi...
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Crown Heights cabbie returns $100K
Repaid with $1,000 reward
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Turning up the heat on icy landlords
HEAT Act imposes stricter fines for violations
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Dine In Brooklyn 2011
Special includes a three-course prix fixe meal: $20.11 for lunch, $25 for dinner (plus taxes, tips and drinks). Bay Ridge * Areo Restaurant -- Bay Ridge -- Italian * Tanoreen -- Bay Ridge -- Middle...
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Brooklyn artists find an affordable home
For Brooklyn artist Monika Zerzeczna, finding time to develop her art - and the funds to pay for it - were not easy tasks. “I found myself working so many side jobs, just to afford a studio place,”...
Mar 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nine alternatives to housing at Brooklyn Bridge Park
Report find funding options
Mar 01, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Duke Snider dies at 84
Duke Snider, the homerun-slugging centerfielder who led the Brooklyn Dodgers to their only World Series title in 1955, two years before the team was shipped off to Los Angeles, died February 27 in ...
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New traffic laws stoke fight over PPW bike lane
Opponents push for major changes, possible lawsuit
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Los Angeles police officers stop traffic on the U.S. 101 near downtown Los Angeles after a small group of protesters, who sat down in a bus lane alongside the freeway, were arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. ince a grand jury's decision was announced Monday night, Nov. 24, not to indict a white Ferguson, Mo., police officer who killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen, protesters in cities throughout the country have rallied behind the refrain "hands up, don't shoot," and drawn attention to other police killings. Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck says a total of nine people were arrested at the midmorning protest. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dozens of protesters in Los Angeles and Oakland were arrested late Wednesday during a third night of demonstrations linked to the shooting protest in Ferguson, Missouri.


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The 77-meter (250-foot) Baris cargo, left, is being towed by a Greek Navy Frigate, as a man looks on from the coastal Cretan port of Ierapetra, Greece, on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. The broken-down smuggling ship carrying 700 men, women and children trying to emigrate to Europe has been safely towed to just off the southern Greek island of Crete, where authorities are preparing to provide the migrants with temporary shelter.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)IERAPETRA, Greece (AP) — A smuggling ship carrying more than 700 men, women and children that broke down in gale-force winds while trying to reach Europe was towed Thursday to the Greek island of Crete.


2014-11-27 04:02:40 -0500

The Shell logo sign is seen at one of its gas station next to the current fuel prices display in Westminster, ColoradoBy Abraham Terngu ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's National Assembly said on Wednesday oil major Shell should pay $3.96 billion for a 2011 spill at its offshore Bonga oilfield in the latest assessment of damage to the environment. The non-binding decision comes after years of analysis by various Nigerian state agencies, which have proposed a range of fines as high as $11.5 billion. The parliament finally reached a decision based on the report of the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), which previously recommended a fine of $5 billion. Shell declined to comment. ...


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