blog roll
our featured bloggers
8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 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 | 115 115 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 | 143 143 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 | 175 175 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 | 170 170 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 | 242 242 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 | 268 268 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 | 261 261 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 | 238 238 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 | 245 245 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

sports
Trickmeister takes Vanlandingham
AT THE TRACK
May 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Heroes Basketball Updates (Week of 5/14/12-5/18/12
LA Knights best Queens Knights In the 17& Under Boys Division of the Heroes basketball league, the Los Angeles Knights beat the Queens Knights by a final score of 30 to 21 on Monday. The high score...
May 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Muay Thai returns to Flushing
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg Hard-hitting Muay Thai action returned to Flushing last Friday night, with a full card of fights featuring martial artists from some of New York City's top gyms, as well...
May 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Mets to host 2013 All-Star Game
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg It might be a good thing the fences were shortened at Citi Field, otherwise the Home Run Derby contest in 2013 might have been a little boring. Major League Baseball Com...
May 16, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Mark Valeski wins Peter Pan
AT THE TRACK
May 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
LIU Brooklyn wins 13th NEC softball title
Number two seed Quinnipiac struck first, but it was third seed LIU Brooklyn who walked away with the victory and their 13th NEC Softball Championship, posting a 10-5 victory over the Bobcats in Moo...
May 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kacee Cox named Big East Softball Player of the Year
St. John’s softball senior catcher Kacee Cox was named the 2012 Big East Softball Player of the Year last week as part of the conference’s annual softball awards banquet. Cox, along with classmate ...
May 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Levane, 92, a fixture on NYC basketball scene
Hardwood legend Andrew “Fuzzy” Levane, who starred at every level of New York City basketball from high school to college at St. John’s and later as a coach and scout for the New York Knicks, passe...
May 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Santana gets first win of the season
Mets take first two in Philly
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Belmont jockey makes history, Boisterous takes Ft. Marcy
AT THE TRACK
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
SJU takes series over USF
The St. John’s baseball team took two out of three from University of Southern Florida, winning the rubber match with a walk-off hit on Sunday afternoon at Kaiser Field in Queens. The USF Bulls los...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Gotham Girls Roller Derby returns to LIU
Roller Derby came to Brooklyn this past weekend at the Schwartz Athletic Center on the Long Island University campus. A full house watched as the Manhattan Mayhem defeated The Bronx Gridlock 156 to...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Belmont opens for the 2012 season
Brilliant performances, tight finishes, large fields and a celebrity visit – or two – highlighted opening day at Belmont Park last week, hinting at even bigger things to come over the course of the...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Nets unveil new logo, colors
The Brooklyn Nets made its public debut Monday at Modell's on Flatbush Avenue, . showing off the new team logo and colors it will wear when it opens the Barclays Center next season. Nets center Bro...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bet on the derby right here in NYC
Belmont, Aqueduct to offer viewing, wagering
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

Former US President Bill Clinton, center, accompanied by Israel's President Reuven Rivlin, left, and Yuli Edelstein, the Speaker of the Knesset, pays respects by the coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres at the Knesset plaza in Jerusalem, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. Peres died early Wednesday from complications from a stroke. He was 93. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis flocked to parliament Thursday to view the casket of Shimon Peres, paying final respects to the former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of his country.


2016-09-29 14:54:41 -0400

This image taken from footage released by the Russian Defence Ministry's official website reportedly shows a Russian bomber Tupolev Tu-22M3 conducting airstrikesRussia on Thursday said it would press on with a bombing campaign in Syria, ignoring US threats, as the United Nations pleaded for medical evacuations from the war-ravaged city of Aleppo. Moscow is backing up a ferocious assault by the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to seize the rebel-held eastern part of Aleppo, which has sparked accusations over possible war crimes.


2016-09-29 14:53:49 -0400

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks at the Republican National Convention in ClevelandBy Patricia Zengerle and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Thursday expressed doubts about Sept. 11 legislation they forced on President Barack Obama, saying the new law allowing lawsuits against Saudi Arabia could be narrowed to ease concerns about its effect on Americans abroad. A day after a rare overwhelming rejection of a presidential veto, the first during Obama's eight years in the White House, the Republican leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives opened the door to fixing the law as they blamed Obama, a Democrat, for not consulting them adequately. "I do think is worth further discussing," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters, acknowledging that there could be "potential consequences" of the "Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act," known as JASTA.


2016-09-29 14:52:16 -0400