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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 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 | 126 126 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 | 153 153 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 | 185 185 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 | 179 179 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 | 253 253 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 | 278 278 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 | 270 270 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 | 247 247 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 | 254 254 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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Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival back for 33rd year
Residents walked up and down Jamaica Avenue between 80th Street and Woodhaven Boulevard on Sunday listening to music, buying food and stopping in the stores during the 33rd Annual Wonderful Woodhav...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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A 'wonderful' day in Woodhaven
The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation sponsored Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival 2013 this past Sunday. We had a great day, packed with many in attendance. The children enjoyed pony ride...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents talk civic issues at Street Fair
Last Sunday, the GWDC presented the annual Wonderful Woodhaven Street Fair, and thousands of residents from Woodhaven and communities from around the city packed Jamaica Avenue, enjoying good food,...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arcabascio looks to challenge Katz for Queens beep
Says former candidate Vallone would make great deputy
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shining a light on a serious issue
Every morning, residents from Glendale, Woodhaven, Richmond Hill, Kew Gardens, Forest Hills and other nearby neighborhoods go to Forest Park to run, walk, ride their bicycle, walk the dog, etc. And...
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Active and passive recreation added at Highland Park
Home to over 100 species of birds, Highland Park, is now a safer place for families and wildlife alike in both Queens and Brooklyn following a city-funded overhaul project. The installation of natu...
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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MTA includes Rockaway Beach Line in 20-year plan
There is some rejuvenated hope for supporters of restoring train service to the Rockaway Beach Line. The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) included restoring the abandoned line, including the LI...
Oct 09, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Building should be demolished
The Woodhaven Business Improvement District and the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation go on record that the building located at 78-19 Jamaica Avenue next to the Volunteer Ambulance Corps an...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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There is too much garbage
In all probability, this week’s column is not directed at you. I like to think that the majority of Woodhaven residents are good people who care about their community and their neighbors. And I bel...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Program provides healthy meals to underserved community
Over the last year, dozens of low-income children with eight home-based childcare providers in Cambria Heights and Jamaica received healthy meals and snacks thanks to grant money received by the Wo...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top High Schools 2013
How we chose our 2013 Top High Schools , what they have to offer, and how to use the information we've gathered for each academic institution. Private school can be a costly, but worthy, investment...
Oct 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 memories and candidates at GWDC
The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 24, in the St. Thomas the Apostle School Café. The agenda for the evening consisted of our annual Septem...
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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QueensWay proposal debated in Woodhaven
Supporters and opponents of the QueensWay – a plan to transform the long-defunct Rockaway Branch Rail Line into a public greenway for walking, jogging and bicycling – squared off at a meet and gree...
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Think sunny thoughts for October 20
Well, here we are, the chill of autumn is upon us. The weather has been very sunny and bright for many days now, but with a chill in the air. It seems like just yesterday I was counting down the da...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Great Woodhaven Yard Sale
This Saturday, September 28, nearly 60 homes in our community will take part in “The Great Woodhaven Yard Sale.” (See the accompanying map for the locations near you.) The idea is simple. Each year...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knesset guards carry the flag-draped coffin during the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres at the Mount Herzel national cemetery in Jerusalem, Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)JERUSALEM (AP) — Shimon Peres was being laid to rest on Friday in a ceremony attended by thousands of admirers and dozens of international dignitaries — in a final tribute to a man who personified the history of Israel during a remarkable seven-decade political career and who came to be seen by many as a potent symbol of hopes of Mideast peace.


2016-09-30 04:03:15 -0400

An Indian army soldier patrols along highway on the outskirts of SrinagarBy Fayaz Bukhari SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - India has evacuated more than 10,000 villagers living near the border with Pakistan, amid concerns that there could be a military escalation after its special forces launched a cross-border operation against suspected militants. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government ordered federal and state security forces to upgrade surveillance along the frontier in Jammu and Kashmir state, part of the 3,300-km (2,100 miles) border between the nuclear-armed neighbors. The evacuation was launched after India said it had launched strikes across the Line of Control, or de factor border, into Pakistan-ruled Kashmir against suspected militants preparing to carry out attacks in India.


2016-09-30 03:59:11 -0400

Health experts have warned Asia is particularly vulnerable to the Zika virus, given that the Aedes aegypti mosquito -- which carries Zika, dengue fever and the chikungunya virus -- thrives in its congested citiesThai health authorities on Friday said microcephaly in two babies was caused by the Zika virus, in what is believed to be Southeast Asia's first confirmed case of a link between the sickness and the birth defect. Tourism is expected to account for 17 percent of Thailand's GDP this year, and authorities will be desperate to prevent visitor numbers from tailing off after Friday's announcement. "Two of the three infants (tested) had microcephaly due to the Zika virus," Wicharn Pawan, a disease control official at the Health Ministry told AFP.


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