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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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 | 121 121 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 | 139 139 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 | 168 168 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 | 196 196 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 | 202 202 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 | 268 268 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 | 292 292 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 | 284 284 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 | 259 259 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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Soda ban proves mayor's political independence
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Sep 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
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Political change is in the air
It's still officially too early to call as the Board of Elections continues to count absentee ballots, but as it stands now it’s possible that Lincoln Restler has lost his district leader position ...
Sep 20, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Small 9/11 memorials with big emotion
Another year passes, another year removed from the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. It would be easy for New Yorkers to slowly let the attacks recede from their memory, but not unsurprising...
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Social networking enters the primaries
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Find a way to fund nonprofits
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Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Debate Over Breakfast in Schools
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My Father Smokes
My father has been smoking since he was a teenager in China. As the mature son of a family of eight, he gave up schooling to support his family financially as a local sailor. His sailor friends got...
Sep 05, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s up to the voters to change Albany
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Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Mayor was Right About Homeless Shelters
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Let's Help Resorts World Continue to Succeed
I am proud to report that once again, Resorts World New York has broken revenue records reporting $59.8 million in the month of July and as result more than $26 million has been sent to the state e...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flooding issues should be top priority
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Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Walmart at Willets Point? No Way, No How
It was recently reported that Walmart, the low-wage retailer, is trying to sneak into New York City at the Willets Point development. Walmart has a history of discrimination, poor pay, anti-union b...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYCHA report needs to be released
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Aug 16, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time is right for a G.I. Housing Bill
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Reforming NYCHA in Queens and Citywide
The New York Housing Authority is the largest housing authority in the nation and home to more than 625,000 New Yorkers, a population roughly the size of Boston. With 22 complexes in Queens, it hou...
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San Francisco Giants pitcher Ty Blach throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rookie Ty Blach outpitched ace Clayton Kershaw, and the San Francisco Giants held onto their lead for the last NL playoff spot going into the final day of the regular season, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 Saturday.


2016-10-01 18:49:16 -0400

Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer, left, and wide receiver Kevin Stepherson talk after the two connected for a touchdown pass against Syracuse during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Notre Dame won 50-33. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Notre Dame will count this as progress after a week of upheaval and adjustments for a beleaguered defense. They might have been only leprechaun-sized steps forward, but the Fighting Irish will take it.


2016-10-01 18:41:13 -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.


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