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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 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 | 101 101 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 | 129 129 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 | 155 155 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 | 162 162 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 | 227 227 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 | 254 254 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 | 247 247 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 | 224 224 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 | 231 231 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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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/29/16-9/4/16)
Monday, Aug. 29 Adam Vilella was arrested at Borden Avenue and 55th Drive for burglary by Officer Sullivan. Carol Spetcu was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for criminal contempt by Detective Dema...
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breathalyzers in DWI Cases: To Blow or Not to Blow
One of the most frequently asked questions of criminal defense lawyers is whether or not a person is better off agreeing to take a breath test or refusing to take a breath test when pulled over by ...
Aug 03, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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How The HECM Financial Tool is Significantly Improving Retirement Plans for Queens Residents
How A HECM Can Provide You With The Extra Cash You Need For Retirement. Longer life expectancy, rising health care costs, unstable market returns, and inflated cost of living increases over the las...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Serial burglar shot by cops at Maspeth house
Woman injured by cable wire in unrelated incident
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/25/16-7/31/16)
Monday, July 25 Joseph Rivera was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for grand larceny by Detective Moon. Nicholas Polo was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for criminal contempt by Detective William...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth honors officers killed in recent violence
In light of the recent spate of attacks on law enforcement officers in Dallas, Baton Rouge and Kansas City, residents gathered at Maspeth Memorial Square last week to honor the fallen. Organized by...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veterans Grove Park to undergo $1.7 million reconstruction
An Elmhurst park is finally getting a much-needed facelift. City officials broke ground on the $1.7 million reconstruction of Veterans Grove Park on Monday morning. Thanks to $1.5 million in funds ...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Variety B&G Club to host basketball tourney this weekend
Metta World Peace, Zab Judah, Lenny Cooke & more to suit up for celebrity game on Friday night
Jul 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community board approves Wyckoff Avenue plaza proposal
Advocates share stories of danger at busy intersection
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Chamber create start-up incubator for new businesses
The Queens Chamber of Commerce and State Senator Tony Avella are working together to help Queens-based businesses in a variety of fields.
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD 104 sponsors community safety day
Police officers and their local partners served the 104th precinct community in a different way on Monday – with a free, family fun fair that featured hot food, games and a bounce castle. “The idea...
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Queens real estate experts see larger growth for commercial real estate, with some residential mix
In an industry that’s all about location, Queens is finding itself gaining momentum in the retail and office sectors. Michael Mattone, executive vice president and CFO of The Mattone Group , said Q...
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Not alone: group looks to end solitary confinement
Pushing for legislators to end practice in NYS
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After sit-in, Crowley hosts sit down on gun violence
Brings community together to discuss solutions to issue
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Neighbors raise concerns over sex offenders in shelter
City says no offenders currently living in Pan Am
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FILE - In this March 22, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama walks on the tarmac with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, and Israeli President Shimon Peres, left, prior to his departure from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv. Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, has died, the Israeli news website YNet reported early Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. He was 93. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is praising former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres as a statesman whose commitment to Israel's security and the pursuit of peace "was rooted in his own unshakeable moral foundation and unflagging optimism."


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A woman eats and struggles with her umbrella against powerful gusts of wind generated by typhoon Megi across the the island in Taipei, Taiwan, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Schools and offices have been closed on Taiwan and people in dangerous areas have been evacuated as a large typhoon with 162 kilometers- (100 miles-) per-hour winds approaches the island. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)BEIJING (AP) — A massive typhoon made landfall in eastern China Wednesday, a day after carrying strong winds over Taiwan that felled trees and scattered debris, killing at least four people and injuring more than 260.


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FILE - In this May 22, 2015, file photo, former Israeli President Shimon Peres, right, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrive to attend the opening session of the World Economic Forum at the King Hussien convention center, Southern Shuneh, Jordan. Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, has died, the Israeli news website YNet reported early Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. He was 93. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser, File)JERUSALEM (AP) — Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, died early Wednesday, a person close to him confirmed. Peres was 93.


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