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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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The King & Queens of Arms
The New York Arm Wrestling Association (NYAWA) announced that the 39th Annual NYC Big Apple Grapple International Arm Wrestling Championships will be held on Sunday, July 31, at 1 p.m. at Cheap Sho...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Midwood baseball honored at City Hall
The Midwood High School varsity baseball team received citations from the City Council for earning the title of 2016 All-City Champions. (Photo: Jeff Reed/City Council)
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn bragging rights on the line at Barclays
Former two-division world champion Paulie Malignaggi is set to defend Brooklyn’s World Championship Belt in a ten-round welterweight showdown after being challenged on Twitter by fellow Brooklyn-na...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murphy & The Nationals Have Become Mets Worst Nightmare
After Thursday night, the New York Mets had all the makings of a team that was going to be riding high going into the All-Star Break. They were 7-1 on their 11-game home stand and just had one of t...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodmansee, Gonzalez lead early season standouts
As of now, the Brooklyn Cyclones are only 10-13 to start the season, but that doesn’t mean there is any shortage of quality performances being put forward by the players on the New York Mets ‘A’ ba...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rocks celebrate 2016 successes, legendary club figures
Legendary NY Shamrocks Soccer Club administrator Pat Rooney congratulated all members past and present for keeping the "light burning bright" after accepting the title of Honorary Lifetime Presiden...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Hoops Champions Crowned
Team DAB, Paint Folks & IMH Pull Through in Title Games
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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For Kevin Durant, if you can't bet 'em, join 'em!
The “Summer of Durant” reached an unexpected conclusion on Fourth of July in an announcement that stunned the basketball world. When I woke up early Monday to find out that Kevin Durant, one of the...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets latest draft class continues to stand out
The hits are still hard to come by for the Brooklyn Cyclones. However, the top of their order has provided a bright spot for the 7-10 team, as evident by performances during a recent home showing a...
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Queens native to lead Knights
Queens native Matt Collier will return home as the 14th head coach of the Knights’ men basketball program. A coach with extensive experience at the Division I level, Collier most recently spent six...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pena’s hot fourth quarter leads Paint Folks to victory
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Reyes returns ‘home,’ owns actions in domestic dispute
The Brooklyn Cyclones had a game against the Hudson Valley Renegades, but the star of the show was a former New York Met great who endured a troublesome period in his life and embarked on a journey...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets, Knicks on same page
It’s very rare that a New York team in both baseball and basketball will have exactly the same idea when it comes to a move that each were able to make within a week. I guess Sandy Alderson and Phi...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kearney track stars shine
Members of the Bishop Kearney High School track team competed in the 2016 Intersectional Championship/CHSAA state championship at Icahn Stadium. Graduating senior Jackie Gallagher finished third in...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds compete to fill 80 Open ballperson spots
Hand-eye coordination and quick feet were put to the test last week. U.S. Open officials held the 2016 U.S. Open ballperson tryouts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing o...
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.


2016-10-01 11:23:30 -0400

Climate activist group Reclaim the Power lie on the ground and carry luggage during a protest against airport expansion plans at Heathrow Airport in LondonMore than a hundred people demonstrated at London's Heathrow Airport on Saturday, including dozens who took part in a "die-in" at one terminal, just weeks before Prime Minister Theresa May's government is due to decide where to build a new runway. After a decade of reviews and U-turns, the government is expected to rule in mid-October on whether to build a third runway at Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport, or at its smaller London rival Gatwick. Protesters lay on the floor of Heathrow's Terminal 2, with many wearing white masks in a so-called die-in to highlight the impact of air travel on climate change and pollution levels.


2016-10-01 11:19:23 -0400