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This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 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 | 8 8 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 | 77 77 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 | 122 122 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 | 266 266 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 | 173 173 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 | 43 43 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 | 232 232 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 | 222 222 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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Pol pushes ban on cell phone use for bicyclists
A New York City politician wants bike riders to keep their hands off their phones and on their handlebars. Councilman Mark Treyger introduced legislation at last week’s City Council stated meeting ...
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P.S. 84 breaks ground on school-top greenhouse
Once complete, it will be the first in the borough
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Low-income early learning center to close in Williamsburg
Reynoso calls on the mayor to save the program
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Homeless shelter for 91 families opens in Greenpoint
Residents angered at administration’s lack of transparency
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Building 77 prepares for $140 million renovation
Upgrades will bring 3,000 manufacturing jobs to Navy Yard
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Los Sures unveils renovated affordable housing for seniors
Southside United HDFC – better known as Los Sures – cut the ribbon a newly renovated 56-unit affordable senior housing development last week. Los Sures director of Development Sandy Rozario explain...
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City invests $150 million to transform 94 struggling schools
School Renewal Program aims to improve public school system
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Former boro commander takes FDNY's top uniformed post
Newly sworn-in Chief of Department James E. Leonard became the 35th person to hold the position in the 150-year history of the FDNY. His wife Patricia held a Bible as Commissioner Daniel Nigro offi...
Nov 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn starts pilot program for heat monitoring app
Tenants no longer have to fear landlords turning off heat
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Local 237 members accuse leadership of election fraud
Over 5,000 votes uncounted in October elections, sources say
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Mexican immigrants open doors to Chuvoy’s Restaurant
Grand Street BID and councilman discuss changing area
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Staff at Woodhull call for better management, better wages
After five years without a contract, Woodhull doctors are fed up
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Parents flock to BabyFEST in North Brooklyn
New and expecting parents from all over the city made their way to Greenpoint last weekend for the second annual BabyFEST & Family Jam. Tiffany Greenaway, founder of the Brooklyn-based blog MyMomEv...
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Republicans take control of State Senate
Brooklyn voters, mostly, stick with the Democrats
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Greenpoint Y hosts spooktacular Halloween bash
Superheroes, fairytale characters, goblins and ghouls alike descended on the Greenpoint Y last Saturday for the second annual Fall Festival and Spooktacular Costume Party. Dressed in their Hallowee...
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FILE In this file photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin prepare to toast with ambassadors in the Alexander Hall after a ceremony of presentation of credentials by foreign ambassadors in the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia. Vladimir Putin says he will not remain Russia’s president for life, but will step down in line with the Russian constitution no later than 2024. Staying beyond that would be “detrimental for the country and I don’t need this,” he said in an interview with the Tass news agency released Sunday.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file)MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin has said he won't remain Russia's president for life and will step down in line with the constitution no later than 2024, according to an interview with a Russian news agency released Sunday.


2014-11-23 14:18:13 -0500

Police barricades around the Buzz Westfall Justice Center in Clayton, Missouri, on November 23, 2014Police stepped up security and erected barricades in St. Louis on Sunday, bracing for the worst with a grand jury to decide whether to indict a white officer for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager. Michael Brown, 18, a high-school graduate planning to go to technical college, was shot at least six times by Darren Wilson in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson on August 9, inflaming racial tensions and sparking weeks of protests, some violent. Metal interlocking fences and orange plastic barricades sealed off the Buzz Westfall Justice Center in Clayton, another suburb of the city of St. Louis and where the grand jury has been meeting, with a handful of uniformed officers on duty outside.


2014-11-23 14:15:45 -0500
By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A 12-year-old boy who was shot by police after he waved and pointed a pellet gun at a Cleveland city recreation center died on Sunday from his injuries, officials said. The boy, who has not been identified, was shot in the abdomen by a city officer at a playground on the city's west side on Saturday, said Timothy Kucharski, an attorney for the boy's family. According to the recording of a 911 call, a witness at the Cudell Recreation Center park told the police dispatcher that he saw somebody with a pistol and he was pointing it at people. ...
2014-11-23 14:11:53 -0500