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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...
Protecting Your Right as a Spouse in a New York Estate
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 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...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America?
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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....
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 266 266 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 | 289 289 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 | 282 282 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 | 257 257 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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Markey booed out of public hearing on Maspeth shelter
In a dramatic scene at Community Board 5’s public hearing about the Maspeth shelter Wednesday night, Assemblywoman Marge Markey was booed by activists protesting the city’s plan. “Why are you bully...
Sep 01, 2016 | 22 22 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metro shelter riddled with problems: residents
Residents at a Woodside motel that has been converted to a family homeless say their living conditions and quality of life are far from acceptable. People currently living in Metro Family Residence...
Aug 30, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents march against shelter as hearing approaches
Over 1,500 take to the streets to protest plan
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodside hotel now serving as shelter for homeless
Residents never informed about temporary situation
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Markey: meeting with Stringer key to stopping shelter
PLUS: Protestors urges nationwide boycott of Holiday Inn, CB5 prepares for potentially raucous hearing
Aug 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens mans sues borough president over FOIL requests
Wants info on two meetings Katz held on Willets Point
Aug 23, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/15/16-8/21/16)
Monday, Aug. 15 Roberto Figueroa was arrested at Saint Nicholas And Myrtle avenues for aggravated unlicensed operator by Office Szpak. David Williams was arrested at Fresh Pond Road and Metropolita...
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Protesters should direct their anger at City Hall: Holiday Inn rep
A representative from the Holiday Inn Express in Maspeth, which the city plans to convert into a homeless shelter on October 1, said protesters should be shouting at City Hall, not the hotel. The r...
Aug 18, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: A Tale of Two Meetings
One aspect dominated media coverage of shelter meeting
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Maspeth residents continue to protest shelter plan - including man who was arrested Thursday
Hundreds of protesters rallied in front of the Holiday Inn Express in Maspeth on Monday evening, continuing their ongoing demonstrations against the hotel’s conversion into a homeless shelter. One ...
Aug 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/1/16-8/14/16)
Monday, Aug. 1 Jorge Fajardo was arrested at 62-27 Fresh Pond Road for aggravated harassment by Officer Vazquez. Emanuel Miro was arrested at Juniper Boulevard South and 69th Place for unauthorized...
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Angry residents protest homeless shelter plan in Maspeth
CB5 to hold its own likely contentious hearing on August 31
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Night Out brings police, community closer
104th takes over Juniper Valley with food, music, rides
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Campers on campus: scouts explore St. John's
STEM, technology a focus of week-long program
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City looks to convert Maspeth hotel into adult shelter
Local resident claims homeless already living in facility
Aug 04, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban Prime is backing a "No" vote is Sunday's referendum on accepting EU quotas for taking migrants and is almost certain to winHungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Saturday made a final plea to voters to reject the EU's troubled refugee quota plan, a day ahead of a referendum, warning that migrants threatened "Europe's safe way of life". In an opinion piece published on Saturday, Orban said Hungarians had "a duty" to help his government fight the failed "liberal methods" of the "Brussels elite". The deal in question -- spearheaded by Germany and approved by most EU countries last year -- is aimed at easing pressure on Greece and Italy, the main entry points into the EU for hundreds of thousands of refugees mostly fleeing war in Syria.


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In this photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, Syrians inspect damaged buildings after airstrikes by government helicopters on the rebel-held Aleppo neighborhood of Mashhad, Syria, Tuesday Sept. 27, 2016. A year after Russia waded into the war in Syria, aiming to flex its national security muscles and prop up beleaguered Syrian President Bashar Assad, Moscow appears no closer to one of its military goals: getting the U.S. to coordinate combat operations in the civil war. And prospects of a diplomatic resolution seem dim. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)BEIRUT (AP) — Russia warned the United States Saturday against carrying out any attacks on Syrian government forces, saying it would have repercussions across the Middle East as government forces captured a hill on the edge of the northern city of Aleppo under the cover of airstrikes.


2016-10-01 11:23:49 -0400

A man walks on the rubble of damaged buildings after an airstrike on the rebel held al-Qaterji neighbourhood of AleppoBy Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Russian war planes struck rebel-held areas north of Aleppo on Saturday as the army shelled the besieged old quarter in a major offensive, rebels and a monitoring group said. Russia was reported on Friday to be sending more warplanes to Syria to ramp up its air campaign as the United States said it had not yet given up on finding a diplomatic resolution. The latest strikes come 10 days into a Russian-backed Syrian government offensive to capture eastern Aleppo and crush the last urban stronghold of a revolt against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that began in 2011.


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