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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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Planned parolee reporting facility continues to upset residents
Despite community backlash, construction on a new Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) office continues at 15 Second Ave. in Gowanus. The 55,000-sq.-ft. facility will serve a...
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teen pregnancy gets the spotlight in new Bushwick mural
The girls of Groundswell are making a big statement with their latest mural at a Bushwick Food Bazaar, located at 17-59 Ridgewood Pl., where they are painting one of the grocer’s large, white walls...
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Mayor urges New Yorkers to prepare for hurricane season
Sandy “taught us a lot,” residents must have emergency plan
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Pol offers legal aid for Superstorm Sandy victims
As the two-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaches, many families across the City are still struggling to repair the damages caused by the second-deadliest hurricane in U.S. history. Since ...
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Prospect Cemetery gets some TLC from its Brooklyn neighbors
Members, volunteers and interns of Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery helped some neighbors in need when they offered a hand in preserving Prospect Cemetery in Jamaica last week. The preservation volun...
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Habitat for Humanity NYC completes first post-Sandy Coney Island home rebuild
After completing 36 Sandy-related home repairs in Staten Island, Habitat NYC sets its sites on Brooklyn
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Maggie Russo’s first pitch against cancer
At six years old, Maggie Russo has already had to face one tough battle: The fight against cancer. And she kicked its butt. To celebrate that feat, the Brooklyn Cyclones invited Maggie to throw out...
Aug 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Through apprenticeship, students learn the meaning of heritage
While many high schoolers in the city are enjoying their summer vacations unfettered, several studious youngsters are honing their résumés and gaining a broader understanding of culture in the Muse...
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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City has already seen six drownings this summer
Pol calls for citywide grade school swim education
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Red Hook residents angered over proposed sale of library
BPL hopes to turn chunk of branch into a dance studio
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Eric Garner laid to rest at Bethel Baptist Church
Untimely death a rallying call for effective NYPD reform
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Mayor announces new investments in DoBro
Borough’s hub will see street, park, retail and cultural improvements
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Cumbo gifts 25 percent of capital budget to museum she created
Residents say the allocation does not pass “political smell test”
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NYU School of Engineering launches summer #STEMNOW
Farina says women have to be convinced STEM is sexy
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Mayor signs legislation for municipal ID program
Nearly a half-million immigrants will see benefits
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks in front of 10 Downing Street, in central LondonBy Andrew Osborn MANCHESTER England (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron tried to head off a rebellion in his Conservative party over a promise of new powers for Scotland, highlighting the difficulty of giving Scots what they want after last week's referendum on Scottish independence. Facing a difficult re-election contest next year, Cameron summoned a small group of disgruntled lawmakers to his country residence outside London on Monday to hear their complaints and to see what he could do to mollify them. ...


2014-09-22 12:01:05 -0400
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Guards fired shots in the air after a driver lost control of his vehicle at a Nairobi mall on Monday when he suffered a seizure, the mall reported, rattling Kenyans still nervous a year after Islamist gunmen attacked another shopping centre. The incident took place at the Galleria mall on the outskirts of the Kenyan capital. The mall said it was not "a terrorist attack." The U.S. embassy reported an incident at the mall without any details, telling citizens to avoid the area. The police could not immediately be reached for comment. ...
2014-09-22 12:00:11 -0400
DETROIT (AP) — The death toll from crashes involving General Motors small cars with faulty ignition switches has risen to at least 21.
2014-09-22 11:59:34 -0400