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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 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 | 79 79 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 | 108 108 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 | 138 138 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 | 132 132 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 | 204 204 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 | 232 232 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 | 224 224 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 | 202 202 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 | 208 208 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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Port Authority updates Borough Board on LGA progress
Discusses solutions to mitigate area traffic issues
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shelter opponents protest at commissioner’s Brooklyn home
Over 150 make trip from Maspeth to Windsor Terrace
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CB5 votes against Maspeth homeless shelter plan
Community Board 5 overwhelmingly opposed the city’s plan to convert a Holiday Inn Express on 59-40 55th Road in Maspeth into a homeless shelter for adults at its monthly meeting on Wednesday. In a ...
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Holiday Inn Express in Corona housing homeless families
Pols worry it could become permanent shelter
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Barnwell routs longtime incumbent Markey in Assembly race
Mapseth, MidVille send challenger to primary win over incumbent
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (9/5/16-9/11/16)
Monday, Sept. 5 Powel Grajewski was arrested at 60-53 60th Drive for third-degree assault by Officer Arlotta. Diamond Mendez was arrested at 59-02 Myrtle Avenue for third-degree assault by Office M...
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Shelter opponents fight on despite owner calling off plan
The ongoing feud between Maspeth residents opposed to a homeless shelter and the city isn’t over just yet. After the owner of Holiday Inn Express told media outlets last week of his intentions to s...
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth honors residents, responders lost on 9/11
The Maspeth community paid tribute on Friday to the more than two dozen people who lived or worked in the neighborhood that died on September 11, 2011. On the 15th anniversary of the terrorist atta...
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vote Markey in the 30th District
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Sep 12, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shelter opponents vow to continue fight against city
Protesters turn backs to city officials at public hearing
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Maspeth lawmakers sue city over proposed shelter
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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...
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Residents march against shelter as hearing approaches
Over 1,500 take to the streets to protest plan
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Woodside hotel now serving as shelter for homeless
Residents never informed about temporary situation
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US President Barack Obama and Ruth Odom Bonner (purple) , along with her family and US First Lady Michelle Obama (L), ring a bell to mark the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, on September 24, 2016President Barack Obama hailed Saturday the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, a long-awaited testament to black suffering and triumph in the United States. The first black president of the United States cut the ribbon to inaugurate the striking 400,000-square-foot (37,000-square-meter) bronze-clad edifice before thousands of spectators gathered in the US capital at a time of growing racial friction. "African American history is not somehow separate from our larger American story.


2016-09-25 05:35:20 -0400

Surveillance image courtesy of Washington State Police shows the suspect in the fatal shooting of five people at a shopping mall in the town of BurlingtonPolice named the suspect as Arcan Cetin, a 20-year-old resident of the nearby town of Oak Harbor, saying he was arrested late Saturday about 24 hours after the killings. The FBI office in Seattle said it had no evidence the shooting was terror-related. The gunman opened fire with a rifle in the makeup section of a Macy's department store late Friday, killing four women and a man, according to police.


2016-09-25 05:21:04 -0400
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A prominent Jordanian writer has been shot dead in front of the courthouse where he was on trial for sharing a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam.
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