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This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 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 | 59 59 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 | 56 56 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 | 304 304 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 | 337 337 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 | 381 381 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 | 384 384 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 | 837 837 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 | 351 351 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...
Wage and Hours Cases Setting Precedents for Tipped Employees
May 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 518 518 recommendations | email to a friend
  Restaurant owners are subject to numerous regulations they must comply with and as various cases are litigated, rulings establish new precedents that can change how the industry does business. Ma...

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Advocacy groups urge feds to “Give Peace a Chance” with Iran
In hopes of swaying the stance of federal elected officials who favor sanctions over diplomacy with Iran, Brooklyn for Peace rallied on Saturday, April 12, in Grand Army Plaza. More than two dozen ...
Apr 16, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boards clash over proposed new district boundaries
CB2 moves to annex all of Atlantic Yards project
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Fourth of July Fireworks will return to East River
38th annual show will feature the Brooklyn Bridge
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Brooklyn launches new green energy task force
Borough president looks to 'LEED' by example
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33rd District Participatory Budget projects announced
$1.56 million will be allocated to fund five proposals
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DOT lowers speed limit on Atlantic Ave
April launches the first of 25 arterial slow zones
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333 Greene Ave. ready to begin leasing
Bonjour Capital is ready to begin leasing at 333 Greene Ave., a new development on the border of Clinton Hill and Bedford-Stuyvesant. The rental development is 12 stories and contains 56 units, ran...
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Minority residents rally to stop luxury-only development in DoBro
In response to steadily rising rents in the Downtown Brooklyn area, the Real Affordability for All Campaign hosted a protest rally touring several sites where affordable housing has given way to lu...
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Convicted murderer gets 15 to life
Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Alan Marrus sentenced 31-year-old Woody Borgella to 15-years to life in prison last week for shooting Lora Ann Evans to death following an argument in their Midwood a...
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For disabled pedestrians, city infrastructure just doesn’t cut it
Imagine yourself sitting in an electric wheelchair. You are at a crosswalk behind a swell of pedestrians, waiting for an opening in the crowd to make your crossing. As you throttle at top speed to ...
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NWF awards Carroll Gardens school the Green Flag
Students take part in composting and recycling initiatives
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St. Joseph's to welcome first lay president in July
While Jack P. Calareso, Ph.D. is still months away from becoming the sixth president of St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn on July 1, the current president of Anna Maria College in Paxton, Ma. has al...
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Ped safety topic of town hall in Brooklyn
DOT to look at safety on Atlantic Avenue
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Community discusses proposals for LICH
Residents and community activists filled the auditorium at St .Francis College last week, as the nine proposals for Long Island College Hospital (LICH) were presented. The community forum was organ...
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84th Precinct Police Blotter
March 12 - At 8 p.m. at 200 Livingston St. a 26-year-old man parked his car and when he returned it was stolen. March 13 - At 12 p.m. at 21 Dean St. a 49-year-old woman reported money being taken f...
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CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar in deal worth about $9B to create dollar-store giant.
2014-07-28 06:12:40 -0400

CEO of the Illinois-based OSI Group Sheldon Levin, reacts as he attends a news conference following a meat safety scandal, in Shanghai, China Monday, July 28, 2014. A U.S. meat supplier says a Chinese unit embroiled in a safety scandal has fallen short of its requirements for maintaining high standards. (AP Photo) CHINA OUTBEIJING (AP) — A U.S. meat supplier said Monday a Chinese subsidiary embroiled in a safety scandal fell short of its requirements for maintaining high standards.


2014-07-28 06:10:44 -0400
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media have shown President Bashar Assad praying in Damascus at the start of a major Muslim holiday amid reports of an unprecedented high toll among his troops battling Islamic extremists.
2014-07-28 06:01:07 -0400