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Seller Concession: What is it and How does it Work?
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Supporting content provided by Robert Kaplan, P.C. What is a Seller Concession? Put simply, a seller conces...
Queens Real Estate Market: NOV 2016
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . November 2016 Market Update The Queens housing market continued on the same path in October with sales dec...
The Workers’ Compensation Board Ruled Against You—Now What?
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP | W orkers Compensation Attorneys New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers The Workers’ Compensation Board Ruled Against You—Now What? You got ...
Employers Walk the Line on Employees’ Social Media Comments
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As employers, if you feel that an employee’s comment on social media, such as Facebook or Twitter is damaging to your business’s reputation, it is wise to seek legal counsel...
The French Connection: Oldies But Goodies Movie In Yonkers With Real Stars
Nov 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
  Article by Tiziano Thomas Dossena On November 14, Alamo Theaters in Yonkers presented, on the 45 th  anniversary of its release, the Oscar winning film  The French Connection , which played to a ...
The Million Women March on Washington: Another Moment in History
Nov 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:US Coachways   Bus Rental   The Million Women March on Washington: Another Moment in History Million Women March Gets the Nation’s Attention Is the Million Women March on Washington going to...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2016
Nov 01, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
October 2016 Queens Real Estate Market Update A cooling trend in the Queens housing market continued in September with diminished inventory levels being the primary driving force behind the decline...
It’s Only Forty Years! Homecoming 2016 At Queens College
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 280 280 recommendations | email to a friend
  Article by TIZIANO THOMAS DOSSENA It’s funny how time is relative to people and moments in their life (I know that’s not what Einstein meant, but this is possibly a variant of his theory of relat...
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 310 310 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Pyrros & Serres LLP Your Rights During a Workers' Compensation Insurance Company Medical Exam When you've been hurt on the job and you file a claim for workers' compensation, one of the fir...
Beware of Insurance Company Investigators!
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 337 337 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Pyrros & Serres When you file for workers' compensation, it's not unusual for the workers' compensation insurance company to send out a private investigator to videotape you without your kn...

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Investors Bank to host third annual “Art of Thriving” Nonprofit Conference
Leaders at nonprofits around the city can attend the third annual “Art of Thriving” Not-For-Profit Conference in Astoria this Thursday.
Oct 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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We endorse Barnwell in the 30th AD
Best candidate for district that includes Maspeth, Middle Village & Woodside
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CB5 creates special committee to address homeless shelters
Community Board 5 announced at its monthly meeting last Wednesday night that it was reactivating a special committee on homelessness to address shelter issues, particularly in Maspeth. The move com...
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Proposed limits to street fairs irk community boards
Say amount should not be capped per district
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Pols criticize mayor’s handling of homelessness
Potential rival thinks issue could spell de Blasio’s downfall
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Tempers flare at meeting with homeless commissioner
Grilled about increasing use of hotels to house homeless
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Citing crowded schools, pols call for downzoning
Argue South Corona can't handle influx of people
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Maspeth joins forces with Sunset Park to protest shelters
Residents try to keep focus on city's homeless policies
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City expands composting program to Ridgewood
An additional 21,000 Ridgewood residents are the latest to have an opportunity to join the Department of Sanitation's (DSNY) expansive composting program. Existing participants in Community Board 5...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 to discuss two land use issues at October meet
The next meeting of Community Board 5 will take place on Wednesday, October 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Christ the King High School cafeteria, which is located at 68-02 Metropolitan Avenue in Middle Vi...
Oct 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Defiant city moves homeless men into Maspeth hotel
Residents descend on Holiday Inn for night of protests
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Queens officials bring shelter opposition to City Hall
Takes mayor to task for not involving communities in process
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/3/16-10/9/16)
Monday, Oct. 3 Corrada Pisani was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for third-degree assault by Detective Williams. Raul Vializ-Valentin was arrested at Cooper and Cypress avenues for aggravated unl...
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TOP HIGH SCHOOLS 2016
Our annual lists of the best high schools in New York City.
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O’Neill’s raises money for St. Jude at second annual fundraiser
Hundreds of people streamed in and out of O’Neill’s in Maspeth on Saturday afternoon to participate in a fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. With free food and drinks, a silent au...
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A general view of the headquarters of the General Union of Tunisian Workers in TunisTUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's powerful UGTT union has cancelled a planned public sector general strike after reaching a deal with the government on salary increases covering the next two years, officials said on Wednesday. The agreement reduces the prospect of widespread social unrest over austerity measures proposed in the 2017 draft budget, though the government still faces protests and industrial action from several sectors. The UGTT had called a strike for Thursday over a proposed freeze on public sector wage increases. ...


2016-12-07 09:15:41 -0500

FILE - In this March 9, 2014 file photo, Russian former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky cheers people during a rally in Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine. A Dublin judge ordered authorities on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, to unfreeze 100 million euros ($107 million) in cash belonging to Khodorkovsky, ruling that police had provided no evidence that the funds were illegally gained as Russia contends. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, File)DUBLIN (AP) — A Dublin judge has ordered authorities to unfreeze 100 million euros ($107 million) in cash belonging to an exiled Russian oligarch, ruling that police had provided no evidence that the funds were illegally gained as Russia contends.


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A Pakistani plane carrying 47 people crashed Wednesday in the mountainous north of the country and burst into flamesA Pakistani plane carrying 47 people crashed Wednesday in the mountainous north of the country and burst into flames, police and aviation authorities said. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Flight PK661 came down on a flight from the city of Chitral to Islamabad, the civil aviation authority said. Rescuers were still struggling to reach the remote site near the town of Havelian in Abbottabad district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.


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