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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?
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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 | 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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Kaufman Astoria Studios to add 2 sound stages to complex
A new four-story building will feature two new sound stages
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nostalgic arcade exhibit opens in Astoria
The new exhibition is called Arcade Classics: Video Games from the Collection
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Northside Festival takes over Brooklyn
The Northside Festival took over Brooklyn this past weekend as thousands of concert goers listened to bands perform at over two dozen venues in North Brooklyn.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 16 - June 23
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Gov Ball will make you ‘Smile Like You Mean It’
The 6th Annual Governors Ball Music Festival took over Randall's Island this past weekend.
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Big Apple Circus suffering from financial crisis
Circus calls on public for financial support
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 9 - June 16
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Puppet theater hopes to be revitalized under new ownership
Anthony A. Labriola is hoping to save the theater after a series of issues
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 2 - June 9
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 26 - June 2
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​St. Michael’s honors Scott Joplin
St. Michael’s Cemetery teams up with Vince Giordano’s Night Hawks and the community to honor the ragtime artist.
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Journey through the “Fantasy and the Divine” in Sunnyside
The Sunnyside Community Concert Series (SCCS) will be hosting their next musical performance, “Fantasy and the Divine," on Friday, May 27, featuring violist Nora Khron at All Saints Episcopal Churc...
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CQA hosts first Spring Gala
Honorees included Hudson Yang from "Fresh off the Boat"
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X Ambassadors, StubHub partner for valued $42,000 donation to BK school
The Frederick Douglass Academy VIII received instruments worth $42,000
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 19 - May 26
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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks at the Republican National Convention in ClevelandBy Patricia Zengerle and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers expressed doubts on Thursday about Sept. 11 legislation they forced on President Barack Obama, saying the new law allowing lawsuits against Saudi Arabia could be narrowed to ease concerns about its effect on Americans abroad. A day after a rare overwhelming rejection of a presidential veto, the first during Obama's eight years in the White House, the Republican leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives opened the door to fixing the law as they blamed the Democratic president for not consulting them adequately. "I do think it is worth further discussing," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters, acknowledging that there could be "potential consequences" of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, known as JASTA.


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Saudi Arabia's foreign ministry condemned the passage of a U.S. law that would allow families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks to sue the kingdom for damages, calling it a matter of "great concern" in a statement on Thursday. "The erosion of sovereign immunity will have a negative impact on all nations, including the United States," said the statement, which was carried on state news agency SPA after a day of stony silence from Riyadh. The foreign ministry expressed hope that the U.S. Congress would correct the legislation "to avoid the serious unintended consequences that may ensue," without elaborating on what the consequences might be.
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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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