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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 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 | 89 89 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 | 117 117 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 | 148 148 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 | 141 141 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 | 214 214 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 | 240 240 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 | 234 234 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 | 211 211 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 | 218 218 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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Rockaway! returns with installation at Fort Tilden
A dazzling new art display brings a splash of color to an abandoned Fort Tilden building that will be razed in the fall as part of a new resiliency project. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Fort Til...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Six miles of boardwalk open in Rockaway
For the first time since Hurricane Sandy, Rockaway residents and weekend beachgoers were able to walk the entire length of the boardwalk from Beach 9th to Beach 126th streets. “The reopening of the...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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For kids, these are the good old days
June, with all the graduations and excitement over summer, has a way of making me nostalgic. It was 40 years ago this week that I graduated from PS 60. It seems hard to believe that four decades ha...
Jun 28, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer (already!) comes to Woodhaven
I can not believe time flies so fast. Imagine, there is only five months left in 2016. Woodhaven and the Woodhaven Business Improvement District survived a hard winter, then spring rushed by and no...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior art program ends in gallery show
Richmond Hill, Woodhaven seniors show off work
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Work underway on $67M Sandy recovery project
Far Rockaway first of 33 NYCHA sites slated for upgrades
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Pols urge Army Corps to release Rockaway study
Rockaway residents are urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to release details regarding the long-awaited Rockaway Reformulation Study and Project. “The Army Corps should release the draft plan ...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ride history, support a worthy Woodhaven cause
For over a century, the carousel in Forest Park has been part of the tradition of growing up in Woodhaven. In many families, several generations have fond memories of riding on the carousel as chil...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Rockaway, year of anti-violence initiatives pays dividends
Last year, Councilman Donovan Richards announced an aggressive three-point plan to reduce violence on the Rockaway peninsula. On Friday, he celebrated the initiative's progress and pointed to all t...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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22 arrested on drug charges in Far Rockaway
Authorities arrested 22 residents of Far Rockaway's Redfern Houses last week as part of a seven-month undercover narcotic investigation. The arrests come as local leaders are celebrating the commun...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor visits SE Queens for town hall
Councilman Donovan Richards hosted Mayor Bill de Blasio in Springfield Gardens last week for a special town hall meeting that gave residents of southeast Queens a chance to get some face time with ...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some thoughts on Father's Day
I hope that you had a very wonderful Father’s Day with your father and family. This is a very special day for this very special person. I remember when I was young how on “his” day we went to churc...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Did we party? Yes we did!
On Friday night, the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation held its annual dinner dance. The evening was spring-like and clear, and many walked to the catering hall from their homes. The ladies...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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SE Queens leaders declare opposition to Move NY plan
Pol calls for commuter rail fare equity as alternative
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Former Knicks player honored with street renaming
Hundreds of family and friends of former NBA player Anthony Mason gathered at the corner of Rockaway Boulevard and 147th Street last Saturday as the athlete was honored with a street co-naming. “An...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traders work on the floor of the NYSE in New York CityThe race for the White House has so far had little discernible effect on the sentiment but that may change if Monday's encounter leaves a decisive winner. With just over six weeks until the Nov. 8 vote, some investors see the neck-and-neck contest sparking volatility in sectors including health insurers, drugmakers and industrials. "Wall Street favors Hillary at this point because she is a known commodity.


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Trump holds a rally with supporters in Roanoke, Virginia, U.S.By John Whitesides HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump will face off for the first time on Monday in a presidential debate that could rank as one of the most watched, highly anticipated political showdowns in U.S. history. The tight race for the White House and the unpredictable clash in styles between well-known but polarizing opponents has generated wide interest in the potentially pivotal debate, which comes six weeks before the Nov. 8 election after a campaign that has stretched over more than a year. The gap between the two candidates in recent national opinion polls has narrowed in the past week, with the latest Reuters/Ipsos polling showing Clinton ahead by 4 percentage points, with 41 percent of likely voters.


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Demonstrators yell "No to the plebiscite" to protest the government's peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), to be signed later in the day in Cartagena, Colombia, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. Colombians will be given the final say on endorsing or rejecting the accord in an Oct. 2 referendum. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local):


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