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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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Families gather to remember loved ones during holiday season
Over 100 families gathered at the U.S. Columbarium/Fresh Pond Crematory to pay tribute to the memories of family members this holiday season. As part of the ceremony, family members placed a dove o...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Kiwanis holds meeting at Vander Ende-Onderdonk House
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth held its first weekly meeting of 2013 at the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House on Flushing Avenue in Ridgewood. The Onderdonk House is owned and maintained by the Greater Ridg...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
Monday, Dec. 24 Shykemia Ellerbee was arrested at 66-26 Metropolitan Avenue for criminal possession of stolen property by Officer Weil. Steven Rinaldi was arrested at the intersection of Greene and...
Jan 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parking rules near Maspeth park to change
The Department of Transportation announced that it will change the “no standing” parking regulation on streets surrounding Principe (formerly Maurice) Park by the end of February. The park, located...
Jan 03, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community groups hand out Christmas meals
On Christmas Eve the Maspeth chapter of the Knights of Columbus (Cardinal Spellman Council) teamed up with the Maspeth Lions Club and a dozen businesses and organizations in Maspeth to deliver a he...
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (12/17/12-12/23/12)
Monday, Dec. 17 Andy J. Duran was arrested at 1872 Grove Street for obstructing governmental administration by Officer Velotta. Andrew Bayer was arrested at 60-17 56th Road for criminal obstruction...
Jan 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens residents mourn Sandy Hook victims
Two of slain had connections to the borough
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Newtown neighbors still seek relief from Sandy aftermath
Lilly Rodriguez and her husband have lived in Greenpoint for 43 years, to which she explained that she has never before dealt with a flood like the one caused by Hurricane Sandy. "Since the water c...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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New school coming to Sunnyside
A new public school is coming to Sunnyside and it's being built from the ground up. P.S. 313 will be located at 45-45 42nd Street and will house approximately 430 students from pre-K through 5th gr...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Training tomorrow’s ‘green’ employees at QBG
Job training program focuses on sustainability
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Planes fly low over Queens
Leaders and community members seek answers from the FAA
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (12/10/12-1216/12)
Monday, Dec. 10 Lukasz Ruszczyk was arrested at 64-11 60th Place for criminal contempt by Officer Zbikowski. Steven Rinaldi was arrested at 66-97 Fresh Pond Road for petit larceny by Detective Spag...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Undercover police gun down career felon in Ridgewood
It was Saturday night, and restaurants and local businesses near the intersection of Gates and Seneca avenues in Ridgewood were getting ready to close for the night when five gunshots rang through ...
Dec 12, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Television Chef Aids Hurricane Recovery Efforts
Celebrity chef Paula Deen focused less on her famous butter-filled recipes and more on how to get protein in the hands of Hurricane Sandy victims last week. On a cold loading dock in the Long Islan...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family of man pushed on subway tracks speaks
Remember father, husband as hard worker willing to help
Dec 12, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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This photo provided by Beach Haven Police Department shows Stephen Wojciehowski. Police say Wojciehowski, who wore a bikini fashioned out of see-through plastic wrap on a New Jersey beach is facing a criminal charge. He was arrested Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 and was released pending further court proceedings. (Beach Haven Police Department via AP)BEACH HAVEN, N.J. (AP) — Police say a 59-year-old man who wore a bikini fashioned out of see-through plastic wrap on a New Jersey beach is facing a criminal charge.


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A burning car, after an explosion, in Mogadishu Somalia, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. A Somali police officer says a car bomb struck the entrance of a restaurant in the Somali capital Saturday, killing two people. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said that the blast occurred as Blue Sky restaurant which is close to the presidential palace was packed with diners. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says a car bomb blew up at the entrance of a restaurant in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, killing two people.


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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?


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