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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The housing market spiked in August as demand remains at high levels in many neighborhoods, particularly in the 1-3 Family and Condo categories. Affordability does appear to be impacting prospectiv...
8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 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 | 128 128 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 | 158 158 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 | 191 191 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 | 185 185 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 | 259 259 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 | 282 282 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 | 276 276 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 | 250 250 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 . ...

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USPS Saturday service to be cut
In an effort to save an estimated $2 billion each year, the United States Postal Service (USPS) postmaster general and C.E.O. Patrick R. Donahoe announced the agency’s unilateral plan to cut Saturd...
Feb 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Getting into the Valentine's Day spirit
Thankfully, you don’t have to go far to pick up reasonably priced food from our supermarkets and fresh vegetables from our green markets. Also, some of our supermarkets can take orders over the pho...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven residents schooled by cops
Twice a year, residents gather for a free course at the NYPD’s Police Academy, a building designed to develop better working relationships with the communities of New York City.  This program, call...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Central Library gets a much needed makeover
Media center contains 87,000 items
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New muni-meters, cops for Woodhaven
The last two weeks have proven that we are in January and we are in winter. Yes, winter is here. This year is not like last year when we had spring-like weather, and we were spoiled. So bundle up, ...
Jan 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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The residents of Woodhaven have spoken
A standing room only crowd of residents packed this month’s Woodhaven Residents' Block Association Town Hall meeting to vote on the Top Ten issues that we, as a community, should be focused on solv...
Jan 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restaurant owners seek better inspections
Queens restaurant owners say the current system is unfair
Jan 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coward on the prowl in Woodhaven
Be cautious of your surroundings
Jan 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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There's something about Jamaica Avenue
Every day I marvel at no matter what the weather, the heat of the summer or the cold of the winter, shoppers are out on our Jamaica Avenue. During the day, mothers with strollers busily getting to ...
Jan 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Helen Marshall’s State of the Borough
In her State of the Borough Address Tuesday morning, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall dedicated the last year of relief and recovery efforts in the district to Dylan Smith, a Belle Harbor ma...
Jan 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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woodhaven take fight to Districting commission
On Monday night, a dozen residents of Woodhaven traveled to Long Island City to attend a public hearing of the New York City Districting Commission. The most recent proposal divides Woodhaven into ...
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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New programs look to crack down on painkiller abuse
ER’s in NYC seeing spike in visit due to prescription meds
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Not too late to get your shot
Influenza virus reaches record highs
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Woodhaven Developments
A look back at 2012, a look ahead at 2013
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The world on the Woodhaven Block
2013 begins with a few battles
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Pamela Benge, center, spoke of her son, Alfred Olango, at a press conference on Thursday Sept. 29, 2016, in San Diego, Calif., to address the killing of Olango, a Ugandan refugee shot by an El Cajon police officer on Tuesday. In an emotional appearance before reporters, Benge said her son Alfred was joyful and loving and was not mentally ill. (AP Photo/Don Boomer)EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — Video footage released Friday of the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb shows an officer fired four shots almost immediately after the man suddenly raised both hands to chest level and took what was described as a shooting stance.


2016-09-30 19:15:55 -0400

A statue is seen next to the logo of Germany's Deutsche Bank in FrankfurtBy Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank will likely cast a pall over equity markets next week as the largest German lender navigates a possible multi-billion dollar settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over the sale of mortgage-backed bonds. Deutsche shares traded in the United States hit a record low on Thursday, falling as much as 24 percent since the DOJ asked the bank to pay $14 billion to settle charges related to its sale of toxic mortgage bonds before the financial crisis. Analysts at Morgan Stanley estimated Deutsche could pay about $6 billion to settle with the DOJ.


2016-09-30 19:15:06 -0400

Team USA Phil Mickelson(L behind) Rickie Fowler and Team Europe Rory McIlroy and Andy Sullivan gather during the Morning Foursome matches at the 41st Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Course in Chaska, MinnesotaRory McIlroy took a bow before hostile fans after completing a European fightback Friday at the Ryder Cup, but the United States still led 5-3 thanks to a foursomes sweep. After sealing the victory, McIlroy turned and made several bows to the crowd before pumping his fists and sharing a victory hug with Pieters, one of six Cup newcomers on Europe's squad.


2016-09-30 19:14:48 -0400