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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 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 | 117 117 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 | 145 145 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 | 172 172 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?
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 177 177 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....
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 244 244 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 | 269 269 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 | 262 262 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 | 239 239 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 | 246 246 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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Former Parks commissioner Estelle Cooper indicted for theft
Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced Tuesday that Estelle Cooper, the former administrator of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park and executive director of Unisphere, Inc., a non-profit con...
Jul 18, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locked-out Con Ed employees worry about making ends meet
As locked-out Con Edison employees stand outside of a facility at 31st Street and 20th Road in Astoria, many of them wonder how to provide for their families from a picket line. A 34-year employee ...
Jul 13, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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School recognizes young achievers
St. Stanislaus Kostka School at 61-17 Grand Avenue in Maspeth, celebrated its young achievers who completed a summer enrichment program that ran from June 25 to July 6. Children in grades K-2 were ...
Jul 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
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Doe Fund comes to Woodside
On July 9, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer joined community leaders and local residents in Woodside to announce that The Doe Fund would be coming to the community as part of a larger project to keep th...
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Residents alarmed over increase at waste facility
Elected Officials and residents held a rally Monday to protest a move by the state Department of Environmental Conservation DEC) regarding the removal of garbage on trains originating from the Wast...
Jul 05, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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From St. Adalbert to Harvard Law
A local young man is headed off to Harvard Law School. Tim Fleming, who grew up in Elmhurst, is a 2004 graduate of St. Adalbert School, 2008 Graduate of Regis H.S. and a 2012 Graduate of Georgetown...
Jul 05, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/25/12-7/1/12)
Monday, June 25 Phillip Babtoic was arrested at Flushing Avenue and 57th Street for criminal trespassing by Officer Sciame. Tudor Tinta was arrested at 60-49 67th Avenue for menacing by Officer McC...
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Moving Wall comes to Queens
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., is a reminder to all Americans that freedom isn’t free. The names of 58,183 missing or dead killed in Vietnam are etched on two 246-foot black wal...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/18/12-6/24/12)
Monday, June 18 Ivan Perez was arrested at 512 Fairview Avenue for criminal contempt by Officer McCarren. Yassine Agnig was arrested at 61-15 Woodbine Street for criminal contempt by Officer McKevi...
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Mazeau residents consider safety measures
Residents on Mazeau Street off the Long Island Expressway service road are brainstorming ways to make their accident-prone street safer. The Community Board 5 Transportation Committee held a meetin...
Jun 26, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Kiwanis Club Honors Top Students
On Thursday June 21, the Maspeth Kiwanis Club honored nine area high school seniors with $1,500 scholarships. Len Masone, the Scholarship Program Chairman, said that to earn the scholarship student...
Jun 26, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cemetery gets ticket dismissed
A Queens cemetery that was slapped with a fine for having standing water on its premises has had the penalty dismissed by a judge. Dan Austin, Sr., president of All Faiths Cemetery on Grand Avenue ...
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Hundreds walk through the night at Juniper Valley
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Lions Club welcomes three new members
On Thursday, June 7, the Maspeth Lions Club inducted three new members. Angela Mann, Vinny Allocca and John Considine were all sworn in by Maspeth Lions member and Zone Chairman Joseph Abramaitis. ...
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, firefighters make their way through the rubble after two airliners crashed into the World Trade Center in New York bringing down the landmark buildings. The White House lashed out at Congress on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, a day after Republicans and Democrats overwhelmingly overrode President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill to allow families of the 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia. The White House turned to mockery as top GOP leaders expressed buyer's remorse and vowed to fix the bill. (AP Photo/Shawn Baldwin/File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House lashed out at Congress on Thursday, a day after Republicans and Democrats overwhelmingly overrode President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to allow families of the 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia. The White House turned to mockery as top GOP leaders expressed buyer's remorse and vowed to fix the bill.


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FILE - In this May 14, 2013, file photo, the Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington is photographed early in the morning. The Drug Enforcement Administration does a poor job overseeing the millions of dollars in payments it distributes to confidential sources, relies on tipsters who operate with minimal oversight or direction and has paid informants who are no longer meant to be used, according to a government watchdog report issued Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. . (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Drug Enforcement Administration does a poor job overseeing the millions of dollars in payments it distributes to confidential sources, relies on tipsters who operate with minimal oversight or direction and has continued paying informants who were no longer supposed to be used, according to a government watchdog audit issued Thursday.


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The Rosetta spacecraft measures 32 m across including the solar arrays, while the comet nucleus is thought to be about 4 km wideEurope's pioneering spacecraft Rosetta headed for a suicide crash Friday with the comet it has stalked for two years, nearing the end of an audacious quest to unravel the Solar System's mysteries. Sent by ground controllers on a leisurely, 14-hour freefall, Rosetta launched into a last-gasp spurt of science-gathering on the 19-kilometre (12-mile) journey to its icy comet tomb. "Next stop #67P!" the European Space Agency (ESA) tweeted, using a shortened version of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko's full name.


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