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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 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 | 128 128 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 | 158 158 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 | 191 191 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 | 185 185 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 | 259 259 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 | 282 282 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 | 276 276 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 | 250 250 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 | 257 257 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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U.S. Women aren’t the only soccer champs in NYC
The St. Anastasia Girls’ Pee Wee soccer team finished first place in their division with a 5-1-2 record, and then the team from Douglaston went on to win the Spring Brooklyn-Queens Diocesan Champio...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. Soccer first women’s team honored with parade
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Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLB loses with A-Rod snub
I’ll admit it, I’m still a sucker for the All-Star Game. Since I was a little kid, it’s one of those events right in the middle of summer featuring the best of what the game of baseball has to offe...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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McClancy baseball finishes third in CHSAA playoffs
The McClancy Crusaders baseball team finished 2nd in the regular season and were rated as high as 6th in the CHSAA AA league before opening the playoffs with division rival St. Francis Prep. The be...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Youth Basketball League Crowns 2015 Champs
The 28th Championship games for the Heroes Youth Basketball League were played Wednesday evening, July 1, at Msgr. McClancy Memorial High School Gym in East Elmhurst, and the atmosphere was electri...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds vie for chance to fetch balls at US Open
Two months before tennis fans flock to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park for this year’s U.S. Open, more than 400 people descended on the USTA’s Billie Jean King Tennis Center last week for the annual b...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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For the Knicks, It’s a Wing and a Porzingis...Good Grief.
After last Thursday’s draft came to a close, I was sitting alone in the WFAN studios getting ready for my Friday edition of JJ After Dark. I was able to reminisce a little bit, only a couple of mon...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crazed Dogs pick up overtime win vs. Express
HEROES SCORES & NOTES (6/22-6/26)
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Bishop Kearney honors its outstanding student athletes
Bishop Kearney High School honored its student athletes as its recent annual Sports Awards Dinner. The cross-country team won the Brooklyn/Queens championship, with Lisa Fajardo winning the CHSAA c...
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2015 Heroes Basketball Championship Games Schedule - For Wednesday July 1
The Championships For the Heroes Youth Basketball League is set for this coming Wednesday evening, July 1 2015, at Msgr. McClancy Memorial High School Gym in East Elmhurst Queens. Games start at 5:...
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes League Scores & Notes (6/15-6/19)
17 & Under Crazed Dogs 43 Flushing Express 41 The high scorers for Crazed Dogs were Omar with 23 points and Nicholas Mauceri with 12. The high scorers for Flushing Express were Guillermo Duany with...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can the Knicks get it right on draft night?
Thursday night could be one of the most important nights in the history of the Knicks franchise for better or worse. Hopefully as time moves on, most Knick fans will look to Thursday June 25, 2015,...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn men off to hot start
Take Monmouth Sevens Cup
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St. John’s pitcher makes Yankee debut
Former St. John’s standout reliever Danny Burawa, a 2010 MLB Draft pick, was called up to the Major Leagues over the weekend by the New York Yankees. He made his Major League debut on Sunday, comin...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tune Squad picks up two in easy fashion
HEROES LEAGUE SCORES & NOTES (6/8-6/12)
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge Edgar Long presides over a hearing of a 14-year old, who was charged as a juvenile Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 in Anderson, S.C., with murder and three counts of attempted murder after authorities say he killed his father and opened fire on students at a playground, wounding three people. The Associated Press typically does not identify juveniles charged with crimes. Authorities have not released a motive for the school shooting or killing. (Ken Ruinard /The Independent-Mail via AP, Pool)A 14-year-old South Carolina boy was charged as a juvenile Friday with murder and three counts of attempted murder after authorities say he killed his father and opened fire on students at a school playground, ...


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Protesters face off with police in El Cajon, a suburb of San Diego, California on September 28, 2016, in response to a police shooting the night before of Ugandan refugee Alfred OlangoA third evening of protests in a San Diego suburb turned violent overnight, with protesters breaking car windows and throwing glass bottles at police over the latest death of an unarmed black man. Between 50 and 75 protesters took over an intersection in El Cajon, California, "stopping vehicles and breaking their car windows," police said in a statement. "Protesters began throwing glass bottles at the police, and after the group refused to disperse, pepper balls were deployed," the statement said, adding that one man was "knocked off of his motorcycle" by protesters.


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FILE - In this March 16, 2016 file photo, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, left, and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., right, depart the White House, in Washington. Schumer and Leahy said multiple states are violating federal law with their mail-in voter registration deadlines for the November election, blocking applications as many as three days earlier than other states and potentially disenfranchising thousands of people. In a letter this week, the pair have asked the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to intervene and work with election officials in nine states to ensure compliance with the National Voting Rights Act. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)Two Democratic senators say nine states are violating federal law with their mail-in voter registration deadlines for the November election, potentially disenfranchising thousands of people by blocking applications as many as three days earlier than other states.


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