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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 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 | 89 89 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 | 117 117 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 | 150 150 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 | 143 143 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 | 214 214 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 | 240 240 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 | 234 234 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 | 211 211 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 | 218 218 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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New NYC soccer franchise has high-profile owners
Manchester City FC and Yankees buy new team
May 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Maspeth veterans to be recognized
Steinmaker, Romano will be honored at Memorial Day ceremony
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Newtown Creek aeration facility proposed in Maspeth
DEP representatives say process will make water habitable for marine life
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Maspeth fundraiser to fight cystic fibrosis
After her daughter was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, Christine Hipgrabe decided she would walk in a fundraiser to fight the disease. Along with a group of friends, they created the team “Laura’s ...
May 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 discusses safest ways to add bike lanes to the district
The initial steps were taken in designing safer streets for neighborhood bikers in the neighborhoods of Community Board 5. Over the course of the next year, the Glendale, Ridgewood, Middle Village,...
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Zero, Papavero named marshals for Maspeth Memorial Day Parade
Joseph B. Papavero and MaryAnna Zero have been named the grand marshals for the 2013 Maspeth Memorial Day Parade, which will take place on Sunday, May 26, at 1 p.m. on Grand Avenue. Papavero repres...
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Metropolitan Avenue fairs well with families
Glendale and Middle Village families gathered to enjoy food, shopping and children's rides at the annual Metropolitan Avenue Street Fair on Sunday. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Clubs of Glendale and Mi...
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Healthfirst’s 4th Annual Cinco De Mayo festival at Elmhurst Hospital
Community gathers to celebrate and learn about their health options
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/6/13-5/12/13)
Monday, May 6 Jose Delacruz was arrested at 59-19 Woodbine Street for criminal contempt by Detective Adams. Karina Quiceno was arrested at 668 Seneca Avenue for menacing by Officer Eastman. Jose To...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/29/13-4/30/13)
Monday, Apr. 29 Robert Edlund was arrested at 63-59 75th Place for aggravated harassment by Detective Moon. Alban Dizdari was arrested at 60-07 71st Avenue for aggravated harassment by Officer Loda...
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Theft down, but sex assaults a concern in 104th
Members of the 104th Precinct Community Council heard that overall crime has decreased dramatically in the past few weeks at its April meeting at Gottscheer Hall in Ridgewood last week. According t...
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DEC goes bird watching on Newtown Creek
Watchable Wildlife program and viewing guide celebrates Earth Day
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Bike lanes coming to CB5
Community board and DOT discuss the feasibility
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/22/13-4/28/13)
Monday, Apr. 22 Jose Diaz was arrested at 61-15 Metropolitan Avenue for criminal possession of stolen property by Officer Lewska. Sonia Sanchez was arrested at 47-05 Metropolitan Avenue for crimina...
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Former councilman to replace Tabone on GOP Executive Committee
GOP leaders hope appointment can end some of the internal strife
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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (L) and the head of the FARC guerrilla Timoleon Jimenez, aka Timochenko, shake hands during the signing of the historic peace agreement in CartagenaThe Colombian government and the leftist FARC rebel force signed a historic peace accord Monday to end a half-century conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of people. President Juan Manuel Santos and the leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), Timoleon Jimenez, signed the deal at a ceremony in the Caribbean city of Cartagena attended by international dignitaries.


2016-09-26 18:52:25 -0400

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos, front left, and the top commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) Rodrigo Londono, known by the alias Timochenko, shake hands after signing the peace agreement between Colombia’s government and the FARC to end over 50 years of conflict in Cartagena, Colombia, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's government and the country's largest rebel movement signed a historic peace accord Monday evening ending a half-century of combat that caused more than 220,000 deaths and made 8 million homeless.


2016-09-26 18:49:17 -0400

The Latest: Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic peace accordThe latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Colombia's government and the country's largest rebel movement have signed a historic peace accord ending a half-century ...


2016-09-26 18:48:26 -0400