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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 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 | 89 89 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 | 117 117 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...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America?
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 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....
Protecting Your Right as a Spouse in a New York Estate
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 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...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 214 214 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 | 240 240 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 | 234 234 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 | 211 211 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 . ...
Equal Pay for Women Issues
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 218 218 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Long Island City, Queens & NYC Employment Defense Attorney From an employer’s standpoint, if you are following similar pay practices to other businesses, it may seem like safet...

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Richard J. Bruntrop
Richard J. Bruntrop passed away on Monday, August 03, 2015 at the age of 89. Beloved Husband of Martha Bruntrop. Cremation Service was held on Tuesday August 4, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Fresh Pond Crema...
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Raymond A. Velez
Raymond A. Velez passed away on Monday, August 03, 2015 at the age of 54. Beloved Husband of Patricia Horn-Velez. Cherished Son of Martha and the late Edward Velez. Dear Brother of Edward Velez. Al...
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Phyllis A. LaPollo
Phyllis A. LaPollo passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the age of 80. Beloved Sister of Robert J. LaPollo. Also survived by numerous loving cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Mass of Chris...
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Josephine Quay
Josephine Quay passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Frank Quay. Loving Mother of William Quay and the late Frank J. Quay and Eileen Warmbold. Dear Sist...
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Rocco Volpe
Rocco Volpe passed away on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of the late Antoinette Volpe. Loving Father of Maria & Paul Cresci and Michael & Madeline Volpe. Cherished Grandfa...
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Joseph Auriemma
Joseph Auriemma passed away on Friday, July 24, 2015 at the age of 93. Beloved Husband of Mary Auriemma. Loving Father of Sandra Rosiak, Paul Auriemma, Denise D’Agostino and Diane Auriemma and Fath...
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Martha Gamonski
Martha Gamonski passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at the age of 89. Beloved Wife of the late Wladyslaw. Loving Mother of Henry and Walter, and mother-in-Law of Theresa. Cherished Grandmother of ...
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Dennis R. DeLuca
Dennis R. DeLuca passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at the age of 62. Dear Husband of Linda. Loving Father of Danielle, Deanna, and Lauren Zito. Cherished Grandfather of Anthony, Mia, Isabella, a...
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Ralph J. Landolfi
Ralph J. Landolfi (Retired Funeral Director) passed away Monday, June 29th, 2015 at the age of seventy six years. Beloved Husband of Gladys (nee Kodis). Loving Father of Marilyn Faroni and Susan Sc...
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Ethel R. Longworth
Ethel R. Longworth passed away on Sunday, July 05, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late William J. Longworth. Loving Mother of Ethel Katherine Longworth Lovett and Lynn Barbara Longworth...
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Eleanor D. Lanigan
Eleanor D. Lanigan passed away on Thursday, July 09, 2015 at the age of 80. Beloved Wife of Edward Lanigan. Loving Mother of Kathleen Cardillo, Susan Weeks, Mary Ellen Michel, Patti Fabio, Richard ...
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Thomas A. Ripley
Thomas A. Ripley of Manhasset died peacefully at home on July 2, 2015. Beloved husband of Lorraine, loving father of Kim and Lynn. Cherished grandfather of Thomas, Karyn, Mary, Lauren, Kayley and J...
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Maria Barbulescu
Maria Barbulescu passed away on Monday, June 29, 2015 at the age of 68. Beloved Mother of Simona Barbulescu and Daniela Rea. Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Friday July 3, 20...
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Vito N. Montano
Vito N. Montano passed away on Monday, July 06, 2015 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of Aldina Montano. Loving Father of Ronald Montano and Diane Montano. Dear Brother of Anthony Montano. Mr. Mon...
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Ethel R. Longworth
Ethel R. Longworth passed away on Sunday, July 05, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late William J. Longworth. Loving Mother of Ethel Katherine Longworth Lovett and Lynn Barbara Longworth...
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FILE - In this July 19, 2016, file photo, people fill out job applications at a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. Tepid income growth and shrinking opportunities for blue-collar workers have kept many Americans anxious about jobs and the economy, seven years after the Great Recession ended. The unemployment rate has fallen to a relatively low 4.9 percent. But many Americans are struggling to keep up with an economy that has been fundamentally transformed since the recession, and is very different from the one their parents experienced. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: Tepid income growth and shrinking opportunities for blue-collar workers have kept many Americans anxious about jobs and the economy, seven years after the Great Recession ended.


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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (L) and Marxist rebel leader Timochenko shake hands after signing an accord ending a half-century war that killed a quarter of a million people, in CartagenaBy Helen Murphy and Luis Jaime Acosta CARTAGENA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombia's center-right government and the Marxist FARC rebel group signed a peace deal on Monday, ending a half-century war that killed a quarter of a million people and once took the Andean country to the brink of collapse. After four years of peace talks in Cuba, President Juan Manuel Santos, 65, and rebel leader Timochenko - the nom de guerre for 57-year-old Rodrigo Londono - warmly shook hands on Colombian soil for the first time and signed the accord with a pen made from a bullet casing. A crowd of dignitaries chanted "long live Colombia, long live peace" as Santos handed Timochenko a white dove pin.


2016-09-26 20:28:04 -0400
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday the United States is not yet ready to remove Colombia's FARC rebel group from its list of terrorist organizations, but will review the matter as a peace accord with Colombia's government is implemented. "We clearly are prepared to review and make judgments about that as the facts come in," Kerry told reporters during a visit to Cartagena, Colombia, for the signing of the peace agreement between the government and the rebel group to end 52 years of war.
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