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Seller Concession: What is it and How does it Work?
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 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 | 23 23 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 | 34 34 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 | 42 42 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 | 68 68 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 | 54 54 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 | 227 227 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 | 284 284 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 | 314 314 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 | 341 341 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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Fix 77th Avenue
Dear Editor, Community Board 8 approved a capital and expense budget that places the upgrading of our area's roads, schools and parks at the top of its list. As a Kew Gardens Hills resident who's l...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sad statistic
Dear Editor, Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives. That's a suicide every 65 minutes. As shocking as this number is, it may actually be higher. On Veterans Day and every day, thank veterans ...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fair distribution
Dear Editor, In Bellerose, we have three homeless shelters within a four-to-five block radius. Is that fair? How close is a homeless shelter to Gracie Mansion or the borough president's home in For...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Penn problems
Dear Editor, There are a number of significant issues missing from Governor Andrew Cuomo's recent announcement of the $1.6 billion for improvements to Penn Station. What are the specific funding so...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Welfare World
Dear Editor, The City Council is weighing legislation that would pay lawyers to represent indigent men, women and children threatened with eviction in housing court. It's about time. Even those onl...
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clobbering NYCHA
Dear Editor, No wonder Mayor Bill de Blasio's Sandy recovery program is over budget and behind schedule. The Daily News revealed that 71 consultants from Louisiana billed NYCHA $34 million in fees,...
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shelter solution?
Dear Editor, When Mayor Bill de Blasio held a town hall meeting in Bayside last month with Councilman Paul Vallone, I raised my hand and was called upon by the mayor. My issue was the homeless. I r...
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Briarwood blackout
Dear Editor, The attack on Patrick Gorman outside his apartment building at the corner of Queens Boulevard and Main Street in Briarwood on June 26, which led to his death on the same day, has just ...
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kudos to John Adams
Dear Editor, Congratulations to Global Kids and the administration and staff of John Adams High School in Ozone Park for adding a meditation room for students to get in touch with their spiritual l...
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump speech
Dear Editor, Donald Trump’s charges of a rigged election and his aversion to being labeled a loser in anything he undertakes means he will very likely not concede if he loses the presidential race....
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinton's free ride
Dear Editor, In the October 27th issue, Ed Horn's wrote a letter about Donald Trump not paying taxes and his supposed indifference to Americans. Mr. Trump did not pay, that is true. What he did may...
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Honor our vets
Dear Editor, November 11 is a day to think about our honored veterans. For 240 years, they have fought to defend those freedoms we hold most dear. These veterans who have served our nation did so w...
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Vote your mind
Dear Editor, Fellow Residents of Maspeth, Bill de Blasio gave us the homeless, despite our protests. Hillary Clinton will give us refugees. Don't protest, vote! Sincerely, Ronald P. Wortman Maspeth
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Foreseeable demise
Dear Editor: Following the re-election of President Barack Obama, the Republican Party concluded that it had to widen its appeal or forfeit winning a national election. Though there was much discus...
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Right to vote?
Dear Editor, It has always been my understanding that the purpose of an absentee ballot was to serve disabled people, shut-ins and deployed military people far from the convenience of a polling pla...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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national news
By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Nearly 150 civilians, most disabled or in need of urgent medical care, were evacuated overnight from a hospital in Aleppo's Old City, the first major evacuation from the eastern sector, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday. Eleven patients had died from lack of medication or been killed in crossfire before ICRC and Syrian Arab Red Crescent teams could reach them, it said. The head of the ICRC delegation in Syria, Marianne Gasser, who is in the city, said in a statement on the evacuees: "Many of them cannot move and need special attention and care." Of the evacuated disabled, mental health patients and wounded from Dar Al-Safaa hospital in the Old City late on Wednesday, 118 patients were taken to three hospitals in the government-controlled west of Aleppo.
2016-12-08 04:55:21 -0500

Ghanaian presidential candidate Akufo-Addo of the opposition New Patriotic Party talks next to his wife Rebecca after casting his vote at a polling station in KibiGhana's main opposition party said on Thursday it had a strong lead in elections and called on President John Mahama to concede defeat - comments dismissed as "treasonable" by the incumbent's campaign team. The New Patriotic Party (NPP) said its candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo, had won 52 percent of the vote according to its own tally of Wednesday's presidential poll, against 44.8 percent for Mahama. The Electoral Commission said it had not certified any results in the closely fought race to lead the West African nation that has seen a series of peaceful transfers of power.


2016-12-08 04:54:00 -0500

The Eiffel Tower and The Invalides dome, right, are seen from the Montparnasse Tower, as Paris suffers a pollution spike, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. Paris' Police authority is again cracking down on the city's rocketing air pollution with a 24-hour traffic-regulating scheme that aims to halve the day's emissions from road vehicles. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)PARIS (AP) — Facing its worse winter pollution in a decade, Paris is sticking to controversial traffic restrictions.


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