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Seller Concession: What is it and How does it Work?
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Supporting content provided by Robert Kaplan, P.C. What is a Seller Concession? Put simply, a seller conces...
Queens Real Estate Market: NOV 2016
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . November 2016 Market Update The Queens housing market continued on the same path in October with sales dec...
The Workers’ Compensation Board Ruled Against You—Now What?
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP | W orkers Compensation Attorneys New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers The Workers’ Compensation Board Ruled Against You—Now What? You got ...
Employers Walk the Line on Employees’ Social Media Comments
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As employers, if you feel that an employee’s comment on social media, such as Facebook or Twitter is damaging to your business’s reputation, it is wise to seek legal counsel...
The French Connection: Oldies But Goodies Movie In Yonkers With Real Stars
Nov 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
  Article by Tiziano Thomas Dossena On November 14, Alamo Theaters in Yonkers presented, on the 45 th  anniversary of its release, the Oscar winning film  The French Connection , which played to a ...
The Million Women March on Washington: Another Moment in History
Nov 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:US Coachways   Bus Rental   The Million Women March on Washington: Another Moment in History Million Women March Gets the Nation’s Attention Is the Million Women March on Washington going to...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2016
Nov 01, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 242 242 recommendations | email to a friend
October 2016 Queens Real Estate Market Update A cooling trend in the Queens housing market continued in September with diminished inventory levels being the primary driving force behind the decline...
It’s Only Forty Years! Homecoming 2016 At Queens College
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 295 295 recommendations | email to a friend
  Article by TIZIANO THOMAS DOSSENA It’s funny how time is relative to people and moments in their life (I know that’s not what Einstein meant, but this is possibly a variant of his theory of relat...
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 329 329 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Pyrros & Serres LLP Your Rights During a Workers' Compensation Insurance Company Medical Exam When you've been hurt on the job and you file a claim for workers' compensation, one of the fir...
Beware of Insurance Company Investigators!
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 377 377 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Pyrros & Serres When you file for workers' compensation, it's not unusual for the workers' compensation insurance company to send out a private investigator to videotape you without your kn...

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Trump on Turkey
Dear Editor, How long before Trump blames the bombing and massacre that took place in Istanbul on the "ongoing conflict between the Turks and Caicos?" Sincerely, Robert LaRosa Whitestone
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Future in jeopardy
Dear Editor, For 216 years our elections, though bitterly contested, have featured the philosophies and character of candidates who were clearly qualified. That is not the case this year. One is gl...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Now what?
Dear Editor, Now that the British people have voted to leave the E U, what will happen next? Europe is already in a precarious position due to the large influx of refugees from the Syrian war, and ...
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Real-live service
Dear Editor, It seems like the news is filled with more and more stories about automated customer service. Virtual assistants, apps that answer your questions, chatbots that designers swear act and...
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Pope gives hope
Dear Editor, Pope Francis has offered an apology for all those that the church has offended. "I think the church must not only apologize to a gay person, but must apologize to the poor, to women wh...
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Hair piece
Dear Editor, Police Officer Masood Syed is fighting the NYPD's policy regarding facial hair not being longer than one millimeter. The reason for the policy? Beards longer than that would prevent de...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brexit? Britain regrets it!
Dear Editor, Britain has voted Brexit, or remove itself from the European Union. It was instigated and promulgated by the Anglo-Right similar to our homegrown wrong right wing led by opportunist an...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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BBQ bugs
Dear Editor, What ever happened to the good old days when our worst worries on the Fourth of July were traffic jams and wayward fireworks? A well-warranted worry, according to the Department of Agr...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get to work!
Dear Editor, Congress is not doing their job in the terms of gun control. We as a country have see too many people die, and my question is what is so hard about passing a bill that would prevent pe...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honor Seaver
Honor Seaver Dear Editor, There is no logical reason for the Mets organization to deny former pitching ace Tom Seaver a statue of himself at Citi Field. He was one of the best pitchers in the histo...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Do your part
Dear Editor, The worst mass murder in U.S. history has two Queens ties. Shooter Omar Mateen was born in Queens and lived here for before moving to Long Island then Fort Pierce, Florida. He bought a...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Running on fear
Dear Editor, There are fantasies and then there are fantasies. Those that are considered as possible realities by fanatics are not only delusional but dangerous. ISIS can chop off heads, rape and k...
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More silence
Dear Editor, Another mass shooting, and Democrats demand gun control legislation, while the GOP refuses. Why? Their owners the NRA say so. I guess another moment of silence will have to suffice. At...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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For Mel Meer
Dear Editor, As an 11-year member of Queens Community Board 11, I was disturbed to learn that one of my colleagues had not been reappointed to the board in April. Mel Meer admirably served 16 years...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump talk
Dear Editor, Donald Trump supporter Mitch McConnell said it's important that Trump picks a great vice presidential candidate because "it's pretty obvious that he doesn't know a lot about the issues...
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Veterans have a demonstration on Backwater bridge during a protest against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S.By Ernest Scheyder and Terray Sylvester CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) - U.S. military veterans were building barracks on Friday at a protest camp in North Dakota to support thousands of activists who have squared off against authorities in frigid conditions to oppose a multibillion-dollar pipeline project near a Native American reservation. Veterans volunteering to be human shields have been arriving at the Oceti Sakowin camp near the small town of Cannon Ball, where they will work with protesters who have spent months demonstrating against plans to route the Dakota Access Pipeline beneath a lake near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, organizers said.


2016-12-02 19:15:37 -0500

A police officer escorts students down the street following a school lockdown at Mueller Park Junior High after a student fired a gun into the ceiling Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Bountiful, Utah. Police said two fast-acting Utah parents disarmed their son in the hallway of the Utah junior high school Thursday after the teenager brought the family's shotgun and handgun to school, discharging at least one round without injuring anyone. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah mother and father who followed their son to school and pulled a shotgun from his hand after he fired a round into a classroom ceiling likely prevented bloodshed by acting quickly on their intuition and conversations with the boy after they noticed guns were missing from their home, police said Friday.


2016-12-02 19:12:23 -0500

The headquarters of chip equipment maker Aixtron pictured in Herzogenrath, western Germany on October 25, 2016US President Barack Obama on Friday moved to block a Chinese company's purchase of German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron by blocking the inclusion of Aixtron's US business in the deal. The US Treasury said a review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) chaired by Obama found the risks posed by the deal, which could place sensitive technology with potential military applications in Chinese hands, were too great. "CFIUS and the president assess that the transaction poses a risk to the national security of the United States that cannot be resolved through mitigation," the Treasury said in a statement.


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