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This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 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...
Newtown Creek Alliance Public Meeting
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Please join the Newtown Creek Alliance for a public meeting to hear the latest on a number of recent, on-going  and upcoming projects to restore habitat, improve water quality and increase awarenes...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 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 | 111 111 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 | 254 254 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 | 161 161 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...
Children's Greenpoint Halloween Parade, Party & Zombie Nerf War
Oct 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
CHANGE OF DATE FOR EVENT Please note that the Children's Halloween Parade scheduled for Sat. Oct. 25th 3-5PM has been re-scheduled. Town Square's 11th Annual Halloween event is now Sat. Nov. 1st fr...
What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 219 219 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 | 210 210 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
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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...

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At greenmarkets, use of food stamps on the rise
Consumers are using more food stamps to purchase fresh, local food. A report by the City Council and GrowNYC shows a high rise in the use of food stamps at local greenmarkets in 2010. Food stamp pu...
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Polar Bear Swim
Record 1,500 people take New Year's plunge
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As Wage Theft Act is passed, DOL returns millions in lost wages
Workers who have been robbed of their correct wages by employers will finally see some relief. The New York State Department of Labor returned $26.6 million in illegally underpaid wages back to wor...
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Pol: Sanitation supervisors stalled plows to protest budget cuts
The Sanitation Department (DSNY) took days to plow all the streets in the outer boroughs and the department is causing a heap of stink as reports surfaced of DSNY bosses' orders that workers not cl...
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The Year in Review
Brooklyn’s top stories of 2010
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Do you recognize Keith Fenimore?
Greenpoint man on quest to become America's most recognizable man
Dec 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outraged lawmakers fight meter hike plan
Propose legislation to freeze future rates
Dec 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Hat' Couture: modern-day milliner
Brooklyn native Jonathan Martin creates hats that turn heads
Dec 21, 2010 | 3 3 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Homeless Shelter left out in the cold
Greepoint residents voice concerns over proposal
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Navy Yard's Building 92 center set to open next fall
Admiral's Row supermarket expected by 2013 - or later
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Are commuters too busy for subway art?
The artist behind Jay Street-MetroTech's mosaic hopes otherwise
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Domino developer, city sued over project
Opponents claim environmental review violated law
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In pursuit of Brooklyn’s first Haitian cultural center
Non-profit raising hope, funds for arts dream
Dec 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents vote on Newtown Creek projects
Get say on how to spend $7 million in funding
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Greenpoint Y begins search for new home
The Greenpoint YMCA's search for a new home is underway. The organization has quietly begun searching for a new location that could accommodate its growing North Brooklyn membership, which has ball...
Nov 30, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, welcomes Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign minister says there should be no intervention in global energy production, even as the country's economy takes a hit from rapidly falling oil prices.


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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2014 file photo, Allergan CEO David Pyott, left, and Actavis CEO Brenton Saunders, are interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Pyott is set to rake in an estimated $100 million in “golden parachute” payments, according to a study done by pay-tracking firm Equilar at the request of The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — This year's flurry of corporate mergers may not pay off for shareholders in the long run, but one thing is for sure: The bosses who are selling their companies will do just fine.


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Persons wearing protective gear sit in an ambulance carrying a Cuban doctor who contracted Ebola at the Geneva Airport before it heads from the airport to the university hospital HUG in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday evening, Nov. 20, 2014. The medic, a member of the 165-member Cuban medical team sent to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with the disease, and was transferred to Geneva for treatment. (AP Photo/Keystone, Martial Trezzini)BERLIN (AP) — A Cuban doctor who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone arrived in Switzerland for treatment and was able to walk off the transport plane, a Geneva medical official said Friday.


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