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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 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 | 115 115 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 | 143 143 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 | 175 175 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 | 170 170 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 | 242 242 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 | 268 268 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 | 261 261 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 | 238 238 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 | 245 245 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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Five Signs That Alcohol or Drugs Are Affecting Your Family
Can A Woman’s Sixth Sense Help Save Lives? As complex as the lives of women have become over the years, they continue to play a vital role as the first line of defense to help their families in the...
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Chamber turns its attention to real estate
Hosts first-ever expo focused on booming industry
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber hosts networking event in Maspeth
Dozens of Maspeth business leaders gathered at Slide Bar-B-Q last week for a networking dinner and a chance to meet Queens Chamber of Commerce president Thomas Grech. Grech laid out his goals for t...
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NYPD continues community policing rollout in Queens
Partners with business leaders on outreach
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Scout overcomes huge obstacles to earn rank of Eagle
If you have a goal, don’t stop going working for it, just keep going. That has been the motto of 18-year-old Jonathan Murphy, who recently achieved the highest rank in the Boy Scouts. On June 10, h...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Stan's lunch aide retires after four decades
For the past 40 years, Monica Reilly has kept the hearts and bellies of the students and teachers at Maspeth's St. Stanislaus Kostka School full. On Thursday, they paid a fitting tribute to the lon...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/13/16-6/19/16)
Monday, June 13 Matthew Young was arrested at 71-07 65th Place for assault by Officer Vasquez. Ryan Byrd was arrested at 61-01 55th Street for second-degree assault by Officer Marinacci. Helen Hon ...
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Maspeth Kiwanis awards annual scholarships
13 local seniors honored at luncheon
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth site eyed for eight-acre NYPD storage facility
Grand Ave. building once home to Star Corrugated Box
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Investors Bank opens Grand Avenue branch
Investors Bank is holding a month-long grand opening event at the new Maspeth branch at 69-71 Grand Avenue, its eighth branch in Queens. Branch Manager Karla Chong-Dichiara joined Investors Bank be...
Jun 15, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Relay for Life returns to Juniper Valley Park
The American Cancer Society held its biggest Queens event of the summer on Saturday, as over 1,000 people walked the track and camped out in Middle Village’s Juniper Valley Park as part of a night ...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two construction projects starting in Middle Village, Glendale
Residents to face water and traffic interruptions
Jun 14, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early childhood school takes different approach
Lauren Travers is trying to change early childhood education one step at a time. The Sunnyside resident and mother of two runs Amazing Magic Beans, a private school for young children ages 2 to 5. ...
Jun 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College celebrates 92nd commencement
Speakers urge students to set high goals, contribute
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DOT proposes changes to Maspeth truck bypass
The Department of Transportation is looking to ease the flow of traffic through industrial Maspeth and the surrounding areas of Ridgewood and Woodside. Agency reps met for the second time with the ...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commerzbank reported a profit of 1.1 billion euros in 2015, and paid its first dividend since the 2008 financial crisis at 20 cents per shareGermany's second largest lender Commerzbank said on Thursday it plans to cut 9,600 jobs, nearly a fifth of its workforce, by 2020 and withhold dividends to pay for a 1.1-billion-euro restructuring. Like other German banks, Commerzbank is fighting headwinds from low interest rates in the eurozone, tough regulation, intense competition and the arrival of new digital actors on the market. Board members aim to achieve "sustainable profitability" by focusing on private and business banking customers while shrinking investment banking activities, it said in a statement.


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Syrians receive treatment at a makeshift hospital following air strikes on rebel-held eastern areas of Aleppo on September 24, 2016The United Nations described Thursday a desperate situation in Syria's rebel-held eastern Aleppo, warning "hundreds" needed medical evacuation and that there was only enough food aid left for a quarter of the city's population. "Utmost on our mind is the need to address the very concerning medical situation" in the east of Aleppo, UN deputy envoy for Syria, Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy, told reporters in Geneva. "Medical evacuations are urgently needed," he stressed, adding that "probably hundreds" of people needed to be urgently evacuated from the war-ravaged city.


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Members of the Knesset guard carry the coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres at the Knesset, Israel's Parliament, in Jerusalem, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. Peres died early Wednesday from complications from a stroke. He was 93. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on funeral preparations and a nation in mourning at the death of Israel's ninth President, Shimon Peres (all times local):


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