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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 61 61 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 $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 310 310 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 343 343 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 387 387 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...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 390 390 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 842 842 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 355 355 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...

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Upcoming meeting to plan future of Gowanus
As the Gowanus neighborhood continues to grow and change, local elected officials are calling on residents to give their opinions on how the neighborhood should evolve at a meeting on Monday, Dec. ...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fifth Avenue BID to host holiday event
Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. In coordination with “Small Business Saturday,” residents can take part in a tree-lighting ceremony, a visit from Santa Claus an...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ice rink comes to McCarren Park
North Brooklyn residents are lacing up their skates and heading to McCarren Park. After a year of planning, Open Space Alliance (OSA), Parks Department and local elected officials officially the ne...
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Bridge Park opens piers 3 and 4
On Saturday morning, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy celebrated the opening of the Piers 3 and 4 uplands at Brooklyn Bridge Park, which features a quiet expanse of six acres of green space and...
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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SUNY once again limits ambulance service at LICH
For the second time, SUNY Downstate barred ambulances from dropping off patients at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn and refused to admit new patients. When Jeff Strabone of the Cobble Hill...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Chocolate Room wants to stay in Park Slope
When Jon Payson and Naomi Josepher moved to New York City in the early nineties, they lived in Manhattan. They were fitness trainers at the time, and the idea of co-owning a desert café was only a ...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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No sleep in Brooklyn
Residents say bridge construction keeping them up at night
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislators call on NYCHA to spend funding
Local elected officials are calling on the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) to begin using government funding to improve the quality of life in the city's public housing projects. “We absolu...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Park Slope residents celebrate Halloween with annual parade
One of the largest children’s Halloween parades in the city took place in Park Slope, kicking off at 14th Street and Seventh Avenue. The parade was founded in 1987 as the All Hollow’s Eve Promenade...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Ann’s Warehouse finds a permanent home
Elected officials were on hand to break ground on the new home for St. Ann’s Warehouse at the Tobacco Warehouse in DUMBO last week. The vacant site will be used as a theater and a community space o...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Affordable housing and green space unveiled for Wallabout
An underutilized 103,000-square-foot site that served as a naval prison until the 1940s is now a wide range of mixed-use and mixed-income development, bringing much needed affordable housing to Nor...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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New center at St. Francis fuels entrepreneurial spirit
In order to keep up with the borough’s trending growth of startups, Brooklyn’s St. Francis College unveiled its new Center for Entrepreneurship this year. The new program provides students with new...
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlantic Avenue is back in style
Fashion boutiques flock to Brooklyn strip
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Tech students learn from the pros
Students at Brooklyn Technical High School are getting some real-world knowledge thanks to the 2nd Annual “New Directions Lecture Series.” “The series brings leaders in from colleges and universiti...
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Engine 280/Ladder 132 celebrates 100 years in Brooklyn
Generations of firefighters and their families remember
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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WINSTON SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Reynolds American Inc. says that its profit rose by 6.7 percent in its second quarter, topping analysts' expectations.
2014-07-29 08:28:23 -0400
BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - At least 30 people were killed overnight and Tuesday morning in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi during heavy clashes involving war planes and rockets between government special forces and Islamist fighters, medical sources said. Fierce fighting in Benghazi, Libya's second city, and battles between rival militias in the capital, Tripoli, have pushed Libya deeper into chaos, in two weeks of the worst violence since the 2011 civil war ousted Muammar Gaddafi. "We have received 30 corpses so far," a medical source told Reuters at Benghazi's main hospital.
2014-07-29 08:27:28 -0400
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a brawl involving dozens of guests broke out at a wedding reception in central New Jersey.
2014-07-29 08:27:14 -0400