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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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 | 117 117 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 | 135 135 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 | 164 164 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 | 190 190 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 | 197 197 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 | 263 263 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 | 286 286 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 | 279 279 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 | 254 254 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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Deborah A. Cirone
Deborah A. Cirone passed away on Monday, July 25, 2016 at the age of 63. Beloved Mother of Stephen Cirone and Mother-in-Law of Inda Muntu. Loving Daughter of Sophie and the late Stephen Yuschak. Ch...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maria Angela Spotorno
Maria Angela Spotorno passed away on Monday, July 25, 2016 at the age of 71. Beloved Wife of Mario S. Spotorno. Loving Mother of Antonio Spotorno and Carmela Spotorno and Mother-in-Law of Annalisa....
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomas J. Petrowski
Thomas J. Petrowski passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the age of 80. Beloved Husband of Phyllis Petrowski. Loving Father of Linda Petrowski, Donna Petrowski, Tommy Petrowski (Carmen), Robb...
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Erlinda Agpalo
Erlinda Agpalo passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the age of 79. Beloved Wife of the late Guillermo Agpalo. Loving Mother of Nelia Agpalo, Guillermo Agpalo Jr., Danilo Agpalo, Marilou Cielo...
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Antonio Porcelli
Antonio Porcelli passed away on Friday, July 29, 2016 at the age of 66. Beloved Husband of Linda. Loving Father of Susan, Valerie and Steven, and father-in-law of Kerri. Cherished son of Maria. Dea...
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Rita M. Fineran
Rita M. Fineran passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at the age of 100. She was a longtime Member of Local Union 3-IBEW. Loving Sister of the Late John J. Fineran and the late Eleanor Gresham. Che...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maria Angela Spotorno
Maria Angela Spotorno passed away on Monday, July 25, 2016 at the age of 71. She was the beloved Wife of Mario S. Spotorno. Loving Mother of Antonio Spotorno and Carmela Spotorno. Cherished Grandmo...
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Jean Damaduk
Jean Damaduk passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at the age of 96. Beloved Wife of the late John Damaduk. Loving Mother of Lorraine Parmelee and John L. Damaduk and Mother-in-Law of Dean and Jeane...
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enrico A. Baietto
Enrico A. Baietto passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at the age of 89. Beloved Husband of Liliana Baietto. Loving Father of Alfred Baietto, Julian Baietto & John Baietto and Father-in-Law of G...
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Paul R. Padro
Paul R. Padro passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at the age of 71. Beloved Husband of Evelyn Padro. Loving Father of Paul, Anthony, Dana, Jennifer and the late Doreen. Cherished Grandfather of ...
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Ann Wills
Ann Wills passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at the age of 90. Beloved Aunt of Alexis Steponanko Jr., Mary Ann Shleifer and Peter Steponanko. Graveside Services were held on Thursday July 21, 201...
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Frank J. Ferranti
Frank J. Ferranti passed away on Saturday, July 02, 2016 at the age of 76. Beloved Husband of Elizabeth Ferranti. Loving Father of Frank Ferranti and Father-in-Law of Colleen. Cherished Grandfather...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jean Falzone
Jean Falzone passed away on Friday, July 08, 2016 at the age of 77. Beloved Wife of Anthony Falzone. Loving Mother of Anthony Jr., Gene, Doreen DeVito, Darin, and Darlene Korpia. Cherished Grandmot...
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Bruce J. Tucci
Bruce J. Tucci passed away on Saturday, July 09, 2016 at the age of 68. Beloved Brother of Robert and Lois Tucci. Loving Uncle of Richard, Stephanie and Diana Mokaya. Mass of Christian Burial was o...
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Joseph McNamara
Joseph McNamara passed away on Saturday, July 02, 2016 at the age of 86. Formerly of Feakle, County Clare, Ireland. Retired from NY Telephone. Beloved Husband of Celia T. McNamara. Loving Father of...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept testThe United States and South Korea are destined to "pay the price" for their decision to deploy an advanced missile defense system which will inevitably prompt a "counter attack", China's top newspaper said on Saturday. Tension on the Korean peninsula has been high this year, beginning with North Korea's fourth nuclear test in January, which was followed by a satellite launch, a string of tests of various missiles, and its fifth and largest nuclear test last month. In July, South Korea agreed with the United States to deploy the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system to protect against any North Korean threats.


2016-10-01 04:39:26 -0400

Brock Turner -- the former Stanford University student -- served just three months of his six-month sentence for raping an intoxicated and unconscious womanCalifornia's governor has signed a measure mandating prison time for people who rape unconscious or intoxicated victims, the fallout in the case of an ex-Stanford student athlete that sparked widespread outrage. Governor Jerry Brown signed the legislation Friday, just weeks after 21-year-old Brock Turner, formerly on the Stanford swim team, was released from jail. Turner served just three months of his six-month sentence for raping an intoxicated and unconscious 22-year-old woman behind a dumpster at a fraternity house.


2016-10-01 04:38:23 -0400
The fifth week of the college football season offers arguably the best lineup of games since the opening weekend. With so many top 10 teams facing each other, this week could provide some clues on which teams have legitimate College Football Playoff aspirations.
2016-10-01 04:37:53 -0400