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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 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 | 109 109 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 | 137 137 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 | 171 171 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 | 164 164 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 | 236 236 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 | 262 262 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 | 255 255 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 | 232 232 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 | 239 239 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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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...
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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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A Townville Elementary student looks out of the window of a school bus as she and her classmates are transported to Oakdale Baptist Church, following a shooting at Townville Elementary in Townville Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. A teenager killed his father at his home Wednesday before going to the nearby elementary school and opening fire with a handgun, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said. (Katie McLean/The Independent-Mail via AP)The Latest on the shooting at an elementary school in South Carolina that left two students and a teacher wounded (all times local): 7 p.m. The teen who police believe fatally shot his father and then ...


2016-09-28 20:09:47 -0400

FILE - In this Sunday, July 24, 2016, file photo, King Demetrius Pendleton hangs a sign on the gate of the Governor's Residence in St. Paul, Minn., as protesters demonstrate against the July 6 shooting death of Philando Castile by a St. Anthony police officer making a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, Mich. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has been investigating the shooting by St. Anthony police Officer Jeronimo Yanez of Castile. The agency said Wednesday, Sept. 28, that it turned over its findings to prosecutors. (Scott Takushi/St. Paul Pioneer Press via AP, File)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota investigators looking into the July shooting of a black man by a suburban St. Paul police officer announced Wednesday that they've turned their findings over to a county prosecutor who will review the case for possible charges.


2016-09-28 20:09:35 -0400
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A 14-year-old South Carolina boy shot and killed his father then drove to an elementary school where he opened fire with a handgun, wounding two children and a teacher before being tackled by a firefighter who held him for police, authorities said on Wednesday. The suspect, whose name has not been released, shot dead his 47-year-old father, Jeffrey DeWitt Osborne, then drove a pickup truck about 2 miles (3.2 km) to Townville Elementary school where he crashed into a fence surrounding the playground, authorities said. After the teenager began shooting, volunteer firefighter Jamie Brock pinned him down while staff led children to safety inside the building.
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