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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 114 114 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 | 132 132 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 | 160 160 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 | 187 187 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 | 193 193 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 | 260 260 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 | 283 283 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 | 277 277 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 | 251 251 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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My station
Dear Editor, When I oved from Clinton Hill to Richmond Hill in 1967, the 102nd Street station of the BMT JJ train was at the border of Richmond Hill and Woodhaven. The station was closed and rename...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hd his fill of Weiner
Dear Editor, The latest news about former congressman Anthony Weiner certainly does not bode well for him at all. Allegations that he was “sexting” with a 15-year-old girl should be the straw that ...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillary's faults
Dear Editor, I find it absolutely incredulous that many of Donald Trump's biggest critics completely overlook transgressions of Hillary Clinton, transgressions which committed by anyone else would ...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Train wreck
Dear Editor, "Port Authority updates Borough Board on LGA progress" (Patrick Kearns, September 21) missed the current status of the accompanying “train to the plane project.” Governor Andrew Cuomo ...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snowden job
Dear Editor, Oliver Stone has just released a documentary about Edward Snowden. While it's true that Edward Snowden broke the law when he took classified documents and gave them to journalists expo...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Only one choice
Dear Editor, It's time to look at this election rationally. We have one candidate who's essentially been vetted for 30 years, been to more countries around the world as Secretary of State than any ...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pot for PTSD
Dear Editor, It is a travesty that New York State does not allow PTSD patients legal access to medical cannabis. How many more suicides and cases of wrongful arrest must continue to occur before th...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bravo ConEd
Dear Editor, Thank you to Con Edison and their workers for the power during the most brutal summer we've had in year. Sincerely, Joe Licari Mapseth
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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World in flux
Dear Editor: The incoming administration will confront possible world-wide conflicts that will stretch America’s abilities to respond and may well change the balance of power. Eventually North Kore...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Do as I say...
Dear Editor, Do as I say, not as I do, applies to Councilman Ben Kallos of Manhattan. He is proposing legislation dealing with political patronage at the Board of Elections. It would require online...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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'C' no evil
Dear Editor, The FBI recently released a report on its investigation and interview with Hillary Clinton over the use of a private email server while she was Secretary of State. According to the rep...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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A true saint
Dear Editor, Mother Teresa was sainted due to her tireless dedication and courageous spirit caring for the children and the poor. Mother Teresa helped India's destitute for more than 50 years and w...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Improve the pool
Dear Editor: Mayor Bill de Blasio's announcement of his Anchor Park Initiative is welcome news to all New Yorkers, and especially residents of Astoria. We are pleased that funds will be allocated t...
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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So long, King Yum
Dear Editor, One of the most colorful and excellent restaurants in Fresh Meadows, King Yum, closed its doors on September 6 after 63 years in the community. The food and staff were always top notch...
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Abolish J'Ouvert
Dear Editor, Cops caught heat for calling the West Indian Day Parade "a scheduled riot" last year. But the event preceding it, J'Ouvert, is a sanctioned slaughter that must be abolished. Despite be...
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean Sea at 1845 GMT on September 29, 2016Hurricane Matthew in the southern Caribbean picked up strength late Friday and became a powerful Category 5 storm, the US National Hurricane Center said. Matthew, swirling off the northern coast of Colombia and Venezuela and forecast to head towards Jamaica and Cuba, was packing winds of 160 miles (260 kilometers) per hour, making it the strongest storm on the NHC's 1-5 scale, the NHC said in its 0300 GMT bulletin. The storm is also the most powerful since Hurricane Felix in 2007, the Miami-based monitor said.


2016-10-01 01:09:49 -0400

Spain's Socialist Party (PSOE) leader Pedro Sanchez speaks during a press conferences following the party's federal executive meeting at the PSOE Headquarter in Madrid on September 5, 2016Spain's crisis-hit Socialists are gathering for a key meeting on Saturday that may help end the country's prolonged political deadlock and decide the fate of embattled party leader Pedro Sanchez. The roughly 300 members of the party's federal committee -- its de-facto parliament -- have been summoned to the Socialist headquarters in Madrid for a showdown between allies of Sanchez and opponents who want him out. The outcome could see the party lift its veto on a new government led by acting conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, a move that would be key in unblocking Spain's nine-month political paralysis.


2016-10-01 01:08:20 -0400

A Syrian man carrying a child emerges from a dust cloud following a reported airstrike on Kafr Batna, in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area, on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, on September 30, 2016As Syrian regime forces advanced in Aleppo, backed by a deadly Russian air campaign, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) decried the "bloodbath," saying the battleground city's eastern rebel-held portion had become "a giant kill box". Syria's army was advancing on two Aleppo fronts, as talks between key players Washington and Moscow -- which back opposing sides in the war -- appeared close to collapse. Damascus's bid to recapture all of the divided northern city has prompted the UN to warn of "a humanitarian catastrophe" and Aleppo is the focus of a new French-led UN draft resolution calling for the cessation of hostilities.


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