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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 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 | 116 116 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 | 134 134 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 | 163 163 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 | 189 189 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 | 196 196 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 | 262 262 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 | 285 285 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 | 278 278 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 | 253 253 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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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 | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 24 24 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 | 24 24 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 | 23 23 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 | 24 24 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 | 20 20 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 | 25 25 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 | 19 19 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 | 20 20 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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Hang up senator
Dear Editor: Senator Charles Schummer's proposed Repeated Objectionable Bothering of Consumers on Phones (ROBOCOP) Act concerning annoying automated phone messages from spammers and scammers is jus...
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Like Shaw said
Dear Editor, I think that Donald Trump was able to defeat his 16 opponents because he just followed an advice given a long time ago by George Bernard Shaw, who said that “the secret to success is t...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sharks may elicit less sympathy than elephants or rhinos, but experts say the feared predators are under fierce pressure from unmanaged commercial fishingSharks may elicit less sympathy than elephants or rhinos, but experts say the feared predators are under increasing pressure from unmanaged commercial fishing and desperately in need of further protection. Unregulated fishing and international trade in shark products for human consumption have led to a precipitous drop in numbers. Sharks are slow-growing and slow to reproduce, and the market for their body parts -- especially fins and gill plates -- are driving overfishing.


2016-10-01 03:10:23 -0400

Indian workers from Bihar state gather in a New Delhi hotel after the Indian government repatriated them from Saudi ArabiaThey left India for Saudi Arabia with big dreams, but have returned with only harrowing tales after an oil price slump threw the economy into turmoil, leaving thousands of poor migrant labourers stranded. The workers from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and the Philippines were left destitute, without enough money to get home or even to buy food after losing their jobs. This week around 40 workers from the impoverished east Indian state of Bihar finally arrived home with stories of being "left to die" by their employer Saudi Oger, the once-mighty firm led by Lebanon's billionaire former prime minister Saad Hariri.


2016-10-01 03:08:22 -0400

India's Wriddhiman Saha plays a shot during the second day of the second Test against New ZealandIndia's fast bowlers took two early wickets Saturday to leave New Zealand reeling 21 for two at lunch on day two of the second Test in Kolkata after Wriddhiman Saha struck an unbeaten half century. The visitors were still trailing India by 295 runs at the break, with Henry Nicholls on one alongside stand-in skipper Ross Taylor who has made two. Tom Latham was first to go after being trapped lbw for one off Mohammed Shami.


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