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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 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 | 74 74 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 | 103 103 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 | 128 128 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 | 134 134 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
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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 | 227 227 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 | 220 220 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 | 198 198 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 | 204 204 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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Dianne Berkun, Director of the Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy
Dianne Berkun commands the space around her with a soft-spoken demeanor and a tone of confidence that can only come from being the founder and director of the Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy. The Aca...
May 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letizia Barbetta, Children's Book Author
When Letizia Barbetta's daughter asked her if there was ever a princess who suffers from food allergies, an idea for a children's book sparked in her head. Barbetta was born in Milan but grew up be...
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John Dereszewski
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Chris Hudson Camp Highlight
Chris Hudson started Camp Highlight in 2010 to give kids from Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) families a place to meet others like them in a safe, tolerant space. Hudson, who lives in...
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Richard Fisher City Tech 2012 Valedictorian
One might think that Richard Fisher chose a circuitous path to a college degree and academic achievement. But it ended up working out just fine that way for him, as he has been named New York City ...
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Eleonora Lupyan, Journey Dance instructor
If you haven't heard of Journey Dance, one instructor in Forest Hills can introduce you to the relatively new form of exercise and meditation. Eleonora Lupyan, a former professional ballroom dancer...
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Caroline Hellman City Tech professor
Through the Literary Arts Festival at the City College of Technology, Caroline Hellman has found a way to connect the Downtown Brooklyn community with the rest of the borough, and even with the lar...
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Dr. Melissa Lee Mount Sinai Hospital
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Franklin Mora Queens Economic Development Corporation
As director of business services at the Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC), Franklin Mora works to help small businesses across Queens acquire the skills and knowledge they need to thri...
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Terence Hughes Executive Director, Variety Boys and Girls Club
Variety Boys and Girls Club Executive Director Terry Hughes took a job in Western Queens to apply his expertise in a neighborhood that needs it. Originally from Connecticut, Hughes ran a Boys and G...
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Jason DaSilva
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Evie Hantzopoulos
Executive Director, Global Kids
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Maria Thomson
Community Activist
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Rosa Valado
Founder, Greenpoint Film Festival
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Masha Radzinsky, Bushwick City Farm
Masha Radzinsky walked passed an empty lot on in Bushwick coming from the subway on her way home from work every day. “One day I just decided, it sure would be nice to turn it into a garden,” she s...
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Volunteers and city workers place sandbags along the dike between the Cedar River and the water treatment plant in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. Authorities in several Iowa cities were mobilizing resources Friday to handle flooding from a rain-swollen river that has forced evacuations in several communities upstream, while a Wisconsin town was recovering from storms. (Brandon Pollock/The Courier via AP)CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Volunteers filled sandbags and homeowners began moving things out of their basements on Saturday, and one small town evacuated about 100 homes in preparation for flooding along the Cedar River in Iowa.


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Men inspect a hole in the ground filled with water in a damaged site after airstrikes on the rebel held Tariq al-Bab neighbourhood of AleppoBy Tom Perry BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government and rebel forces battled for control of high ground on the Aleppo outskirts on Saturday as warplanes bombed the city's opposition-held east relentlessly in a Russian-backed offensive that has left Washington's Syria policy in tatters. In their first major ground advance of the offensive, the army and its militia allies seized control of the Handarat Palestinian refugee camp, a few kilometres north of Aleppo, only for rebels to counterattack a few hours later. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the battle was ongoing.


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A protester holds up a sign during a march through the streets to protest the police shooting of Keith Scott in Charlotte, North CarolinaBy Robert MacMillan and Mike Blake CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Reuters) - Charlotte police will release body camera and dashboard videos showing the fatal shooting of a black man that triggered protests in the North Carolina city, but the footage does not show the victim holding a gun, the head of the force said on Saturday. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney announced the release of the video at a briefing, following days of demonstrations at which protesters demanded that authorities allow the public to see clips of the Tuesday shooting. Putney said evidence showed that Keith Scott, who was killed on Tuesday, was holding a gun when he was shot by a police officer, but that the videos themselves were "insufficient" to prove that.


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