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This Month in Queens Real Estate: APRIL 2015
Apr 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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 | 2 2 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 | 145 145 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 | 28 28 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 | 25 25 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 | 35 35 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 | 25 25 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 | 27 27 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 | 117 117 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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State passes new ethics reforms
Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a new ethics law on Monday, August 15, which among its provisions will provide increased transparency in the state government and stronger financial disclosure requirem...
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Businesses offer safety to Brooklynites
New initiative launched to help residents in times of need
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Developer selected for city-owned Joralemon space
On Monday, August 15, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the developer selected to develop 49,000 feet of retail space in the Brooklyn Municipal Building at 210 Joralemon Street. In a press conferen...
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Roulette rolls into Downtown Brooklyn
No, it’s not a gamble. In fact, Jim Staley was very sure of the space located at 509 Atlantic Avenue at the corner of 3rd Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn. He was so sure about it, he is almost done mov...
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A photo exhibit that reveals character and ability
A group of 35 developmentally disabled adults will have their photographs on view in DUMBO this upcoming Sunday. But what’s also going to be on display is their ability to capture still images in t...
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Task force tackles Fourth Avenue
A new task force has been formed to supervise the planning of projects that are part of the major rezoning along Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn, including planting trees and decorating subway stations w...
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Verizon and the unions get a bad connection
Union workers on strike
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Weprin gets femme endorsements
Nearly a dozen female elected officials announced their official endorsement of Democratic Assemblyman David Weprin on the steps of Queens Borough Hall in Kew Gardens on Thursday, August 4. The new...
Aug 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advocates say more bike lanes needed
Due to three recent bicyclist deaths from clashes with motor vehicles on streets without bike lanes, bicycle advocacy group Transportation Alternatives (TransAlt) is calling for stricter enforcemen...
Aug 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legendary vampire to make appearance in Brooklyn
Dark Shadows star to attend annual festival
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Brooklynites rally for jobs from local developers
Protesters took to the streets across downtown Brooklyn on Wednesday, July 27, to rally for jobs from developers who promised to provide them. However, participants said developers like Forest City...
Jul 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklynites beat the heat in new Dekalb Market
The DeKalb Market opened last Saturday, July 23, and brought thousands to Downtown Brooklyn, despite the 100-degree temperature and scorching heat. Some 5,000 Brooklynites beat the heat at the mark...
Jul 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sustainable urban area planned for Gowanus
For years, the Gowanus Canal has suffered from neglect, but now private organizations are taking the next step to clean the surrounding streets and sidewalks. Members of Community Board 6’s Parks, ...
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Rats!
Solutions proposed to rid Atlantic Yards of its rodents
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Walmart protested once again
Various activist groups around the five boroughs continue to put pressure on retail giant
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Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sits behind bars with other Muslim Brotherhood members at a court in the outskirts of CairoBy Shadi Bushra CAIRO (Reuters) - Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Mursi will stand in a court cage on Tuesday as a judge announces his fate nearly three years after he was declared Egypt's first freely elected president. The fall of veteran autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011 paved the way for what was unthinkable for decades – the Brotherhood ruling the most populous Arab country. The man Mursi appointed army chief, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, toppled him in 2013 after mass protests against his rule and then launched a tough crackdown on Islamists. Egypt’s deep state apparatus – the Interior Ministry, intelligence services and army – soon put the Brotherhood on the defensive once again.


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BSkyB Chairman James Murdoch, who is also head of News Corp in Europe and Asia, walks off stage after a rehearsal for his James MacTaggert Memorial lecture as part of the Media Guardian Edinburgh International TV Festival in EdinburghSaudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is in no doubt that James Murdoch is ready to take a much bigger role at Twenty-First Century Fox, by far the largest part of the media empire that James' father Rupert Murdoch built. "James is a giant!" said Alwaleed, a Murdoch family ally and one of Fox’s top shareholders with a 6.6 percent voting stake, in an interview. In particular, Alwaleed points to what he says is James' ability to grasp the digital world and understand how it is transforming the media landscape, adding: "I really love him!" The billionaire prince's seal of approval - and increasing acceptance of James by other shareholders - may be laying the ground for Fox to give the 42-year-old day-to-day control of the company sooner rather than later.


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Heather Mack (C) arrives at a court in Denpasar, on Indonesia's Bali island, on April 14, 2015An Indonesian court is expected to hand down verdicts in the case of a US couple accused of murdering the teenage girlfriend's mother and stuffing her body into a suitcase on the resort island of Bali. The badly beaten body of Sheila von Wiese Mack, 62, was found in the boot of a taxi outside a five-star hotel in the upmarket Nusa Dua area of Bali last August. Her daughter, 19-year-old Heather Mack, and the daughter's boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, had been staying with her and were arrested in another part of the resort island after fleeing. The couple, who are both from the Chicago area and being tried separately by a three-judge panel, are accused of premeditated murder which carries a maximum penalty of death in Indonesia.


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