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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The housing market spiked in August as demand remains at high levels in many neighborhoods, particularly in the 1-3 Family and Condo categories. Affordability does appear to be impacting prospectiv...
8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 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 | 137 137 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 | 166 166 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 | 199 199 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 | 193 193 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 | 265 265 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 | 288 288 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 | 281 281 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 | 256 256 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 . ...

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Sunnyside St. Patrick’s Day preaches equality
The all-inclusive St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Sunnyside and Woodside kicked off with kids dancing and elected officials speaking this past Sunday afternoon at the corner of Skillman Avenue and 47th...
Mar 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunnyside residents get one-way relief
After months of complaints, residents say drivers are finally following the rules on 39th Street. This one-way street that leads to the Long Island Expressway was being used as an illegal alternati...
Mar 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/25/13-3/3/13)
Monday, Feb. 25 Michael Castro was arrested at 75-21 Myrtle Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Pellot. Efrain Maldonado was arrested at 77-10 60th Street for assault by Officer May. John Pari ...
Mar 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/18/13-2/24/13)
Monday, Feb. 18 Michaelangelo Scuro was arrested at 68-14 60th Street for criminal mischief by Officer Dagnese. Mel Bernard was arrested at the intersection of 61st Street and Bleecker for assault ...
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth High School is officially open for class
Maspeth High School made it’s opening official on Monday at a ceremony with community members and elected officials, who were given a tour of the new building. While the high school technically ope...
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Walter's Deli is back in business
People who used to love - and now miss - Walter's Delicatessen on Grand Avenue in Maspeth will be glad to know it will reopen in April. Friends Frank DiGiovanna and Adam Caccavle, recently purchase...
Feb 27, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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LGCC plays host to Cuomo's State of the Budget
Governor Andrew Cuomo took the stage at La Guardia Community College last week, and spoke about education and job creation in New York during his State of the Budget address. His initiatives includ...
Feb 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Once again, street fair point of contention at CB5
Other festivals in the district approved without dissent
Feb 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/11/13-2/17/13)
Monday, Feb. 11 Salvatore Saviano was arrested at 72-30 61st Street for menacing by Officer Gomez. Jody Vargas was arrested at the intersection of Grandview Avenue and Himrod Street for reckless en...
Feb 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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String of murders has LGBT community on edge
UPDATE: Man arrested in latest killing
Feb 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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USPS Saturday service to be cut
In an effort to save an estimated $2 billion each year, the United States Postal Service (USPS) postmaster general and C.E.O. Patrick R. Donahoe announced the agency’s unilateral plan to cut Saturd...
Feb 13, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/4/13-2/10/13)
Monday, Feb. 4 Jose Sustre was arrested at 1682 Woodbine Street for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer McElligot. Sy Kraft was arrested at 69-34 53rd Road for criminal contempt by Officer E...
Feb 12, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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New coalition says any plans for a Willets Point Casino are not welcomed
In a timely announcement of their formation, the “Don’t Gamble on our Community” coalition met at the RAICES Corona Senior Center last week to discuss the possible impact of a casino in their neigh...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct gets new captain, but will miss the old
Deputy Inspector Michael Cody is leaving the 104th Precinct with awards, accolades and the gratitude of one of the only Queens communities that has seen a decrease in crime. As Cody moves to take o...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kosciuszko Bridge construction project
SDOT gets okay to discharge groundwater into creek
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Congolese opposition supporters chant slogans during a march to press President Joseph Kabila to step down in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital KinshasaBy Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) - The president of Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission said on Saturday that he expects the presidential election, originally scheduled for this November, to be delayed until December 2018, lawmakers present at his speech said. The announcement is likely to stoke political tensions after at least 50 people died last week in the capital Kinshasa in clashes between protesters and security forces over accusations that President Joseph Kabila is deliberately delaying the poll to cling to power. Kabila denies he is behind the delays, which he says are due to logistical and budgetary constraints in the impoverished, infrastructure-starved country.


2016-10-01 10:18:52 -0400

In this Sept. 29, 2016 photo, artist Joseph Reginella poses for a photo, in the Staten Island borough of New York, with the cast bronze faux monument dedicated to the memory of the victims of the steam ferry Cornelius G. Kolff, It took Reginella six months to execute his multi-layered project that includes the faux memorial, a sophisticated website complete with a documentary, a mocked-up newspaper articles and glossy fliers directing tourists to a phantom Staten Island Ferry Disaster Memorial Museum with small pieces of the wreckage on display _ some with "strange suction-cup-shaped marks." (AP Photo/ Ula Ilnytzky )NEW YORK (AP) — Ever hear about the gargantuan octopus that dragged a New York City ferry and its 400 passengers to the river bottom nearly 53 years ago?


2016-10-01 10:20:06 -0400

File photo of a Google search page is seen through a magnifying glass in this photo illustration taken in BerlinBy Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators plan to order Alphabet's Google to stop paying financial incentives to smartphone makers to pre-install Google Search exclusively on their devices and warned the company of a large fine, an EU document showed. Google received a copy in April in which the European Commission accused it of using its dominant Android mobile operating system to shut out rivals. The EU competition enforcer in its charge sheet, known as a statement of objections, said it planned to tell the U.S. technology giant to halt payments or discounts to mobile phone manufacturers in return for pre-installing Google's Play Store with Google Search.


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