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Seller Concession: What is it and How does it Work?
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 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 | 20 20 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 | 33 33 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 | 39 39 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 | 66 66 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 | 51 51 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 | 224 224 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 | 281 281 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 | 311 311 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 | 338 338 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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General critique
Dear Editor, While much of the press and public continue to focus on the sex scandals surrounding Donald Trump, other important topics, such as Trump's constant praising of two controversial WW II ...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phone solution
Dear Editor, It was found that Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones can catch fire, and therefore they were banned from aircrafts in the United States. I think that this problem can be solved. What ab...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oh no, Mangano!
Dear Editor, Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano, wife Linda and Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto were arrested last week on corruption charges. If convicted, this will be a sad day for resid...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harsh realities
Dear Editor, Charges that some of Hillary Clinton's State Department staff took the Fifth Amendment and received immunity fails to convey the truth. Attorneys fearing for their clients will require...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back on track
Dear Editor, Remember back in 2005 when George W. Bush was in charge? There were constant stories about mismanagement and ineptitude regarding FEMA. Now? You don't hear about such problems. Why? Be...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Still a bargain
Dear Editor, The recent New York City Transit Museum’s antique bus display as part of the annual Atlantic Antic Festival was a great trip down memory lane. It was a time when bus drivers had to mak...
Oct 18, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pulling rank?
Dear Editor, Secretary Ray Mabus intends to break with centuries of tradition and stop all identification of sailors by their rank titles to make the Navy more politically correct. What he doesn’t ...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cybercrime spree
Dear Editor, The flood of recent headlines of about hacking and data breaches make it clear that cybercrime is on the rise. The massive data breach at Yahoo despite previous red flags is just one e...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Not just Trump
Dear Editor, In response to the op-ed by Assemblyman Ron Kim (“Are You American Enough” – 10/13), a lack of perceived tolerance is not coming solely from Donald Trump. On October 10, I participated...
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Section 8 sabotage
Dear Editor, Before it became the title of a federal housing program, Section 8 had a military meaning. It was a type of discharge given to U.S. troops who were psychiatrically unfit to serve. That...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perverted priorities
Dear Editor, As a CUNY grad (Queens College, 1962), I share Mr. Arthur Tarley's outrage ("Keep opportunity within the reach of NYC's millennials" - Op-Ed 9/29) over what's happening at my alma mate...
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unfair representation
Dear Editor, I was disappointed with your September 29th Pol Position column, "Group picks slick pol for Oil Slick Award." While it is distasteful when a politician switches political parties, it i...
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get to work!
Dear Editor, Regarding the guest op-ed by Arthur Tarley (“Keep opportunity within the reach of NYC’s millennials” - 9/29), may I suggest to Mr. Tarley that he stop crying in his milk. At his age, I...
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Careful reading
Dear Editor, Congress overwhelmingly voted to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to allow survivors and families of 9/11 victims to pursue their lawsuit against Saudi Arabia for its c...
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Trump unfit
Dear Editor, With election day right around the corner, I can not help but think about all that is at stake this year. Workers of America realize that the path to prosperity is a healthy middle cla...
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Flowers and notes are left at a makeshift memorial near the site of a warehouse fire Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. Recovery efforts at the site have ended officials said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Oakland warehouse fire (all times local):


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(Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate wrestling magnate Linda McMahon as his choice to head the Small Business Administration, Trump's transition team said in a statement on Wednesday. The following is a list of Republican Trump's selections for top jobs in his administration. All the posts but that of national security adviser require Senate confirmation: TREASURY SECRETARY: STEVEN MNUCHIN Mnuchin, 53, is a relatively little-known but successful private equity investor, hedge fund manager and Hollywood financier who spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs before leaving in 2002.
2016-12-07 19:26:00 -0500

Retired Marine Corps general John Kelly is escorted by Madeleine Westerhout (R) as he arrives at Trump Tower to meet with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in New YorkBy Steve Holland and Warren Strobel NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate a third retired general for a top job in his new administration with the choice of a battle-hardened Marine commander to lead the agency set up after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks to protect the U.S. homeland. Trump is expected to name former Marine General John Kelly, 66, as head of the Department of Homeland Security, a source familiar with the decision told Reuters on Wednesday. Kelly told Fox News on Wednesday that he has "been asked and would consider it an honor." If confirmed by the Senate, Kelly will be in charge of the agency tasked with securing borders against illegal immigration, protecting the president, responding to natural disasters, coordinating intelligence and counterterrorism.


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