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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
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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 | 117 117 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 | 135 135 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 | 164 164 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 | 190 190 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?
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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
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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 | 286 286 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 | 279 279 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 | 254 254 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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Artists exhibit at Group Art Shows for fall
Brooklyn and art go together like peanut butter and jelly, and the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition is continuing to showcase promising work from the talented artists who call Brooklyn home th...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 29 - October 6
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 22 - September 29
Events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
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What a refugee camp looks like with Doctors Without Borders' "Forced From Home"
The interactive exhibition “Forced from Home” at the New York Hall of Science on Friday
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockapella brings nostalgia to Brooklyn
Rockapella is returning to New York City for their only Brooklyn performance this year.
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Understanding refugees & displaced populations at Forced from Home exhibit
The international humanitarian organization, Doctors Without Borders, is bringing their interactive “Forced From Home” exhibition to Queens.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 15 - September 22
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Historic Flushing institution dazzles with fall lineup
Last Tuesday, Flushing Town Hall staff and performers joined Assemblyman Ron Kim and Councilman Peter Koo to announce the historic venue’s fall lineup.
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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"Secrets & Liars" gives us Brooklyn's "Pretty Little Liars"
With last week's summer finale of Freeform’s hit murder-mystery show, Pretty Little Liars, you may be wondering what are you going to do with your time.
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 8 - September 15
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Variety show takes over historic Astor Room
Michael Mott & Friends introduces a new class of Broadway stars and more to The Astor Room in Astoria
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IFP's captivating Film Week is coming soon
The Independent Filmmaker Project’s annual Film Week, occurring between September 17th and September 22nd, has raised the stakes this year.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 1 - September 8
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Brazil takes over the Museum of the Moving Image
On Fridays now through September 9, the Museum of the Moving Image will showcase the work of Brazilian women directors in its new season of O Brasil: Contemporary Brazilian Cinema.
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BK designs, Titanic chair on display in Manhattan
The new “From Teaspoons to Titanic: Recent Acquisitions” exhibition
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Sharks may elicit less sympathy than elephants or rhinos, but experts say the feared predators are under fierce pressure from unmanaged commercial fishingSharks may elicit less sympathy than elephants or rhinos, but experts say the feared predators are under increasing pressure from unmanaged commercial fishing and desperately in need of further protection. Unregulated fishing and international trade in shark products for human consumption have led to a precipitous drop in numbers. Sharks are slow-growing and slow to reproduce, and the market for their body parts -- especially fins and gill plates -- are driving overfishing.


2016-10-01 03:10:23 -0400

Indian workers from Bihar state gather in a New Delhi hotel after the Indian government repatriated them from Saudi ArabiaThey left India for Saudi Arabia with big dreams, but have returned with only harrowing tales after an oil price slump threw the economy into turmoil, leaving thousands of poor migrant labourers stranded. The workers from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and the Philippines were left destitute, without enough money to get home or even to buy food after losing their jobs. This week around 40 workers from the impoverished east Indian state of Bihar finally arrived home with stories of being "left to die" by their employer Saudi Oger, the once-mighty firm led by Lebanon's billionaire former prime minister Saad Hariri.


2016-10-01 03:08:22 -0400

India's Wriddhiman Saha plays a shot during the second day of the second Test against New ZealandIndia's fast bowlers took two early wickets Saturday to leave New Zealand reeling 21 for two at lunch on day two of the second Test in Kolkata after Wriddhiman Saha struck an unbeaten half century. The visitors were still trailing India by 295 runs at the break, with Henry Nicholls on one alongside stand-in skipper Ross Taylor who has made two. Tom Latham was first to go after being trapped lbw for one off Mohammed Shami.


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