blog roll
our featured bloggers
8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 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 | 127 127 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 | 156 156 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 | 190 190 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 | 184 184 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 | 256 256 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 | 281 281 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 | 274 274 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 | 249 249 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 | 256 256 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...

more blogs

opinion
Domestic violence and homelessness
STRICTLY STASI
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Improve air quality throughout NYC
Clean energy alternatives are a primary way to combat the polluted air in the city, but is everyone getting equal treatment? Con Edison recently converted a 111-year-old steam plant on East 74th St...
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The pitfalls of joint onwership
EXPERT ADVICE
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The lost language of diplomacy
OP-ED
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
In This Case, Weiner Outburst Justified
STRICTLY STASI
Sep 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
What are the costs association with mutual funds?
EXPERT ADVICE
Sep 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
State Must Legalize Medical Marijuana
Op-Ed
Sep 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Restaurants need alternative to styrofoam ban
IN OUR OPINION
Sep 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Mayoral Endorsements: Lhota for GOP, de Blasio for Dems
IN OUR OPINION
Sep 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
On Homelessness, de Blasio has the 'Advantage'
STRICTLY STASI
Sep 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Wills vs. Living Trusts
EXPERT ADVICE
Sep 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Red Sox Wrong When They Threw at A-Rod
STRICTLY STASI
Aug 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Diversifying with mutual funds
If you like to watch the talking heads on business channels, PBS and other outlets, you’ve probably heard them wax eloquent on the virtues of diversification. Guess what? They are right. About dive...
Aug 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
New Fiscal Reality Facing Local Communities
When Detroit, once one of America’s largest cities and industrial engines, files for bankruptcy to resolve its fiscal woes, it gets people talking. And now, a brighter spotlight has been placed on ...
Aug 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Vallone is our choice for Queens borough president
IN OUR OPINION
Aug 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

This Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 photo provided by a passenger who was on the train when it crashed shows wreckage at the Hoboken, N.J. rail station. The commuter train barreled into the station during the morning rush hour, coming to a halt in a covered area between the station's indoor waiting area and the platform. (AP Photo)HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Federal investigators are trying to determine what happened before a New Jersey commuter train barreled through a station and crashed into a barrier, causing a young mother to be killed by falling debris and injuring more than 100 others.


2016-09-30 08:35:06 -0400

Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed talks during an interview with Reuters in TunisBy Tarek Amara and Patrick Markey TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's prime minister plans key talks with unions to hold down state sector wages and sees close to 3 percent economic growth next year from a package of reforms aimed at underpinning the democracy won in the 2011 revolution with economic gains. Opportunities and jobs are a constant demand by younger Tunisians frustrated that economic progress has not matched the political transition to democracy since the uprising that ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali as president. Western backers often praise Tunisia as a model of success for a region mired in violence.


2016-09-30 08:34:46 -0400

Fire Chief Billy McAdams, center, speaks with reporters about a school shooting during a news conference in Townville, S.C., on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. McAdams was among the first two officials to arrive on the scene of the shooting, which injured two students and a teacher at a rural elementary school. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A judge will decide whether authorities can continue holding a teenager arrested after a school shooting that left two students and a teacher wounded and a tiny South Carolina community coping with the aftermath.


2016-09-30 08:31:48 -0400