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2nd Annual "American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn"
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Timed for Holiday shopping, the American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn, November 22-23, 2014 at Brooklyn Museum will be filled with handmade ceramics, decorative and wearable fiber, furniture, glass, je...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 644 644 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 176 176 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who be...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 241 241 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
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
  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...

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Pols and commuters rally to stop $40 million cut
When New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced earlier this year that he would be transferring $40 million from MTA funds to the General Debt Service Fund, many New Yorkers were extremely unhappy...
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MTA delays LIRR Strike
Negotiations remain at a standstill
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Rally to secure approved charter school funding
Assemblyman looks for support from elected officials
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84th Precinct Police Blotter
Jan. 18 - At 11 p.m. at 200 Schermerhorn St. a woman reported her wallet was missing and $1,920 worth of purchases were made on her credit card. Jan. 23 - At 11 a.m. a package was reported stolen f...
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Brooklyn author pens books about Charlie Chaplin
February 2014 marks centennial anniversary of first movies
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Spaceworks Project at the Brooklyn Public Library
The Brooklyn Public Library’s Williamsburg Branch will be maximizing its creative space in the coming year. “Libraries are just extraordinary places at every level,” said Paul Parkhill, executive d...
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East River Ferry ramp plunges into Greenpoint waters
Service is suspended during investigation
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Web-based outlet for Brooklyn parents navigating schools system
Parents new to the borough and new to the city school system now have one more outlet in a new community forum called Willy Point Kids. Jessica Morrow-Glorieux first began working on the new web-ba...
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SUNY releases proposals for LICH
The State University of New York (SUNY) released a summary of the five proposals it received in response to a reopened request for proposals as SUNY continues its attempts to sell the financially t...
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Mayor delivers a progressive agenda in State of the City
Mayor Bill de Blasio laid out a complex agenda during his first State of the City address on Monday, promising to carry out his focus on delivering a plan for universal prekindergarten, paid sick l...
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SUNY renews process to sell LICH
By Jason Cohen
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City settles in stop and frisk case
Court-appointed monitor to oversee NYPD
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Park Slope welcomes Buttermilk Bakeshop
Food Network award-winning baker warms up her oven
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Dancing with the North Brooklyn Stars
Ready Sett Dance! fundraiser for the School Settlement Association
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Candlelight vigil for those lost to traffic accidents
Community organizations and pols push for Vision Zero
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The Siemens logo is seen during the IFA Electronics show in BerlinBy Georgina Prodhan and Ludwig Burger FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Siemens AG has agreed to buy U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc for $7.6 billion in cash, paying a relatively rich price to belatedly beef up its presence in the U.S. shale oil and gas industry. The acquisition, which ranks among the biggest in the history of the industrial group, will strengthen Siemens' position in the United States, its weakest region, and bring it nearer catching up with rival General Electric Co . ...


2014-09-22 16:07:44 -0400

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock ExchangeNEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed lower on Monday, with the S&P 500 suffering its biggest one-day decline since early August as the latest housing data came in much weaker than expected, raising new concerns about the level of growth in the economy. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 104.01 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,175.73, the S&P 500 lost 15.89 points, or 0.79 percent, to 1,994.51 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 52.10 points, or 1.14 percent, to 4,527.69. (Reporting by Ryan Vlastelica; Editing by Nick Zieminski)


2014-09-22 16:06:30 -0400
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Monday ordered its residential fraternities to become coeducational within the next three years.
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