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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 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 | 119 119 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 | 137 137 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 | 166 166 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 | 194 194 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 | 200 200 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 | 266 266 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 | 289 289 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 | 282 282 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 | 257 257 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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Antonio Spensieri
Antonio Spensieri passed away on Monday, May 23, 2016 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of Amelia Spensieri and the late Sebastiana. Loving Father of Ben Spensieri and Vittoria Giordano and Father-...
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Denise Wedden
Denise Wedden passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the age of 62. Beloved Mother of Danielle Wedden. Loving Sister of Charles Leidner and the late James Leidner and Sister-in-Law of Patricia. Dea...
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Dorothy Rizzotti
Dorothy Rizzotti passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of the late Patrick. Loving Mother of Michael Rizzotti and Patrick Rizzotti, and Mother-in-Law of Kathy and Barba...
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Anna M. Papa
Anna M. Papa passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the age of 103. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph R. Papa. Loving Mother of Barbara Young and Mother-in-Law of Fred. Cherished Grandmother of Fre...
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Joseph Laird
Joseph Laird passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the age of 75. Beloved Husband of Iris Laird. Loving Father of Joseph Laird. Cherished Grandfather of Robert. Dear Brother of Helen Barbosa and ...
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Helen R. Wesolowski
Helen R. Wesolowski passed away on Monday, May 16, 2016 at the age of 90. Beloved Wife of the late Mecislaus Wesolowski. Loving Mother of Robert Wesolowski, Richard Wesolowski and Michael Wesolowsk...
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Filomena W. Prokop
Filomena W. Prokop passed away on Wednesday, May 04, 2016 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Marian Prokop. Loving Mother of Alice Malaczek, Barbara Soriano, Renata Kwiatkowski and Christop...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mieczyslaw Podhajecki
Mieczyslaw Podhajecki passed away on Saturday, May 07, 2016 at the age of 87. Beloved Husband of the late Zofia Podhajecki. Loving Father of Lenny Podhajecki, Jerry Podhajecki & John Podhajecki and...
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Joseph Masciarelli
Joseph Masciarelli passed away on Friday, April 29, 2016 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of Theresa Masciarelli and Thomas Masciarelli. Cherished Grandfather of Sophia. Funeral Services held at P...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joseph F. Kacher
Joseph F. Kacher passed away on Sunday, May 01, 2016 at the age of 95. Beloved Son of the late Kornel and Julia Kacher. Loving Brother of Frank Kacher and the late Agnes Havriluk and Margaret Mahon...
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Pauline Wolyniec
Pauline Wolyniec passed away on April 17th, at the age of 90 years. Beloved Mother of Peter, Michael and Mark. Dear Sister of Sophie Russek and Sister-in-Law of Irene Kichinski. Funeral Mass at Hol...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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Olga Patrick
Olga Patrick passed away on April 17th, 2016 at the age of 92 years. Beloved Aunt of Irene Kossowsky, Mary Eliuk, Barbara Phillips, Raymond Urbanowicz and Gregory Phillipowicz. Funeral Service at S...
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Mary Kwiatkowski
Mary Kwiatkowski, age 87, born in Brooklyn, NY and residing in Lawrenceville, NJ passed away on April 22nd, 2016. She was a long-time resident of Maspeth before moving to Lawrenceville in 2008. Mar...
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Mary M. Posavetz
Mary M. Posavetz passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the age of 94. Beloved Wife of the late Anthony “Anton” Posavetz. Loving Mother of Richard & Susan Posavetz, Virginia & Jack McCarthy, an...
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Rose Guillen
Rose Guillen passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at the age of 95. Beloved Wife of the late Antonio Guillen. Loving Mother of Athena Pineiro, Antonia Guillen and Diane Galetto. Cherished Grandmo...
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban Prime is backing a "No" vote is Sunday's referendum on accepting EU quotas for taking migrants and is almost certain to winHungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Saturday made a final plea to voters to reject the EU's troubled refugee quota plan, a day ahead of a referendum, warning that migrants threatened "Europe's safe way of life". In an opinion piece published on Saturday, Orban said Hungarians had "a duty" to help his government fight the failed "liberal methods" of the "Brussels elite". The deal in question -- spearheaded by Germany and approved by most EU countries last year -- is aimed at easing pressure on Greece and Italy, the main entry points into the EU for hundreds of thousands of refugees mostly fleeing war in Syria.


2016-10-01 11:30:28 -0400

In this photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, Syrians inspect damaged buildings after airstrikes by government helicopters on the rebel-held Aleppo neighborhood of Mashhad, Syria, Tuesday Sept. 27, 2016. A year after Russia waded into the war in Syria, aiming to flex its national security muscles and prop up beleaguered Syrian President Bashar Assad, Moscow appears no closer to one of its military goals: getting the U.S. to coordinate combat operations in the civil war. And prospects of a diplomatic resolution seem dim. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)BEIRUT (AP) — Russia warned the United States Saturday against carrying out any attacks on Syrian government forces, saying it would have repercussions across the Middle East as government forces captured a hill on the edge of the northern city of Aleppo under the cover of airstrikes.


2016-10-01 11:23:49 -0400

A man walks on the rubble of damaged buildings after an airstrike on the rebel held al-Qaterji neighbourhood of AleppoBy Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Russian war planes struck rebel-held areas north of Aleppo on Saturday as the army shelled the besieged old quarter in a major offensive, rebels and a monitoring group said. Russia was reported on Friday to be sending more warplanes to Syria to ramp up its air campaign as the United States said it had not yet given up on finding a diplomatic resolution. The latest strikes come 10 days into a Russian-backed Syrian government offensive to capture eastern Aleppo and crush the last urban stronghold of a revolt against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that began in 2011.


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