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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . We sell a lot of properties here in Queens, and being that we’re in New York City, a lot of ...
More About Women’s Rights in the News — the ERA
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employment defense litigation lawyer, I pay attention to civil rights issues, and lately women’s rights issues have gained attention from the media. Actress Patricia Arquette has actively wor...
Can Car Accidents Cause PTSD?
Sep 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer You hear about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that military service members experience from active duty. However, studies now show t...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America?
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Leeds Brown Law A recent ruling against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has inspired mixed reactions. The case (EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., E.D. Mich....
Protecting Your Right as a Spouse in a New York Estate
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston A Spouse’s Right of Inheritance in New York Under New York law, when a married person dies, the surviving spouse has a “right of election,” a statutory right to receive eithe...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 242 242 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . August 2016 Market Update Home sales in July dropped again for the fifth consecutive month. De...
What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 268 268 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s no question that designating a driver reduces drunken driving accidents and saves lives. Designated Driver Statistics As time goes along, more and more people have gotten on board with the ...
If I Return to Work Making Less Money, Am I Still Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 261 261 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers So you’ve been hurt at work and you can’t perform your old job. What happens if you go back to work at a different position, ...
The Difference that Jurisdiction Could Make in a High Profile Divorce Case
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo   Different states and different countries have laws that can significantly affect the outcome of a divorce. A prime example is a high profile case reported in the New York Post . ...
Equal Pay for Women Issues
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 245 245 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Long Island City, Queens & NYC Employment Defense Attorney From an employer’s standpoint, if you are following similar pay practices to other businesses, it may seem like safet...

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Jack Maple, crime fighter, memorialized with street naming
Remembered as a great police office and a great man
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Community celebrates Smile on Maspeth Day
Since 2008, number of visitors has increased exponentially
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New book sheds light on ups and downs of NYC schools
Author hopes book serves as an education to public school system
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Hundreds attend annual 9/11 Vigil in Juniper Valley
Photos: Michael O'Kane The 9-11 Candlelight Vigil Committee of Queens held its annual candlelight vigil in Juniper Valley Park in Middle Village on Friday, September 11. The event began at 7:30 p.m...
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Residents say events at Metropolitan Oval have become disruptive
Petition calling for changes reaches 100 signatures
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St. Stan's welcomes new principal
Barbara DeMaio takes over for longtime, beloved principal
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/31/15-9/13/15)
Monday, Aug. 31 Luis Fajpirdo Mena was arrested at 666 Seneca Avenue for assault by Officer DeFreitas. Frank Capella was arrested at Myrtle Avenue and 69th Street for aggravated unlicensed operator...
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Collision causes van to slam into Woodside medical building
The incident occurred at an intersection on Queens Boulevard that steadily sees high traffic.
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Maspeth remembers the Finest who perished on 9/11
Community holds annual somber ceremony
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Glendale Yeshiva looks to expand
Some in community worry about impact on infrastructure
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Police looking for Jackson Heights rapist
Councilman hands out fliers to inform community
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Brooklyn Cupcake arrives in Glendale
Successful cupcake company opening shop at Atlas Park
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Schools chancellor visits LIC charter school
Refutes claim that she's been hostile toward upstarts
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Maspeth man laments end of 9/11 memorial ride
Talks disappointment with New York for lack of support
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Community mourns loss of Tom Ripley
One of Maspeth’s most successful entrepreneurs
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Obama saw override coming, but still it stungThe White House saw it coming, but still it stung. When President Barack Obama was hit with the first veto override of his two terms, it was a clear reminder of his dwindling political influence, years ...


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By Patricia Zengerle and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Thursday expressed doubts about Sept. 11 legislation they forced on President Barack Obama, saying the new law allowing lawsuits against Saudi Arabia could be narrowed to ease concerns about its effect on Americans abroad. A day after a rare overwhelming rejection of a presidential veto, the first of Obama's eight years in the White House, the Republican leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives opened the door to fixing the law as they blamed Obama for not consulting them adequately.
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A Kashmiri Muslim protester holds a bamboo stick as stands in tear gas smoke during a protest after funeral prayers in absentia for Pakistani soldiers killed in cross border firing in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. Pakistan on Thursday said two of its soldiers were killed in an "unprovoked" attack when India fired across the border of the disputed region of Kashmir, while India said it had carried out a "surgical strike" against terrorists, in an exchange that marks an escalation in tensions between the uneasy and nuclear-armed neighbors. Pakistan and India often trade fire in Kashmir, a Himalayan region that is split between the two countries and claimed by both in its entirety. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)NEW DELHI (AP) — India said Thursday it carried out "surgical strikes" against militants across the highly militarized frontier that divides the Kashmir region between India and Pakistan, in an exchange that escalated tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors.


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