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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...

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Beep hopefuls meet for the first time
Though it was their first “debate,” Democratic candidates competing for Helen Marshall’s seat as the next borough president of Queens rallied each other on rather than divulge in the harsh games of...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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USTA expansion shot down by CB9
Community Board 9 members made their voices heard Tuesday night in the highly debated USTA expansion in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. The $500 million expansion plan has received criticism from loc...
Mar 14, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven days are getting longer
Here we are, in Daylight Savings Time, and isn’t it great? Our days are “lighter later.” It was so good to see our hardworking residents walking home from our Z and J (newly painted elevated) line ...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Final solution leaves more questions than answers
You may have read or heard about the disgusting situation on 85th Street and 88th Avenue. There was a problem with a sewage pipe from a house at this location and human feces and urine was spilling...
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TWC announces plans to open learning lab in Rockaways
As the community of the Rockaways continues to clean up the aftermath left by Hurricane Sandy, Time Warner Cable has provided the Rockaway Development & Revitalization (RDRC) Corporation with a $50...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Third time’s a charm for fracking ban?
Assembly passes moratorium on controversial practice…again
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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It could have been any one of us
You turn off your television set. You tell your family that you’re going out for a bit. You scratch the head of your pet as you leave. Outside, you stop to adjust the holiday decoration you put up ...
Mar 05, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Borough Bias’ is hurting the wallets of small businesses
Public Advocate calls out city fines in outer boroughs
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Library to get overdue facelift
Last renovations followed a fire in 1978
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Boys and Girls Club expands for area youth
Phase two will refurbish old, outdated facility
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Oak Ridge Open House
Forest Park Trust manager Nicole Gamory stands next to an original wooden horse from the Forest Park Carousel at the 1905 Dutch Colonial Revival-style, Oak Ridge House, coordinating this year’s ope...
Feb 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nick Hirshon to speak at the Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society
Born and raised in Queens, author and former New York Daily News and Queens Ledger reporter Nick Hirshon will be the guest speaker at the Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society at 1 p.m. on Wednes...
Feb 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Owners of Sandy-damaged homes get property tax help
Holding a number in his hand, Joseph Farbowitz was waiting to talk to a tax officer at Queens Borough Hall. He was trying to figure out why the property tax on his Sandy-damaged home went up 6 perc...
Feb 20, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snow, but spring is just around the corner
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A nice little story about Woodhaven
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By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday that a Syrian and Russian assault on Aleppo was a gift to Islamic State militants, while a frustrated U.N. aid chief lamented that the only deterrent left seemed to be "the court of world opinion and disgust." Moscow vowed to press on with its offensive in Syria, while U.S. officials searched for a tougher response to Russia's decision to ignore the peace process and seek a military victory on behalf of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. United Nations aid chief Stephen O'Brien called on the 15-member U.N. Security Council on Thursday to stop "tolerating the utter disregard for the most basic provisions of international humanitarian law." The recent focus of the fighting is a Syrian and Russian bid to recapture rebel-held eastern Aleppo.
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The Westin hotel at left rises above downtown buildings in Atlanta, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. An exit button inside the Westin hotel where a worker was found dead failed to work during an inspection, trapping multiple people who had to beat on the door to alert someone to let them out, a medical examiner found. The Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office has amended its autopsy for Carolyn Mangham to include the new details about the freezer exit button at the Westin Peachtree Plaza. (AP Photo/David Goldman)ATLANTA (AP) — Federal regulators and hotel employees are calling for new safety measures after a worker was found dead inside a walk-in freezer at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in downtown Atlanta.


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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2016 file photo, Nate Parker, the director, screenwriter and star of "The Birth of a Nation," poses at the premiere of the film in Los Angeles. In an interview with “60 Minutes,” Parker was unapologetic for a 17-year-old rape case that has surrounded his film. In excerpts from the interview to air Sunday, Parker said he was “falsely accused” and declined to make any apology. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — In an interview with "60 Minutes," Nate Parker was unapologetic for a 17-year-old rape case that has surrounded his film, "The Birth of a Nation."


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