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Queens Real Estate Market Update: SEP 2015
Oct 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Real Estate Market Update  Existing home sales hit a high for the year in August, however, year-over-year sales were still down. Inventory remains tight on a county level as the increased de...
Restaurant Industry: Keep It Free from Union Organizing
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans | Sep 30, 2015 | Employment Defense Attorney , NLRB Many people do not realize that 90 percent of the restaurants in the United States belong to independent operators or franchis...
NY Employment Defense Attorney defends Employers’ Rights
Sep 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans | Sep 25, 2015 | Per Se is a popular, exclusive restaurant located at the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle. Known for its Nova Scotia lobster, foie gras, caviar and truffles...
Forest Hills Coop takes over 2 years to Sell due to Complicated Development Issues
Sep 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
We recently closed on a 1 BR Forest Hills Coop in Forest Hills Gardens. This particular unit was one of our very rare deals that took a considerably LONG time to sell. This one was due to specific ...
What You Need to Understand About Criminal Background Checks When Hiring Employees
Sep 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans | Sep 15, 2015 | Employment Defense Attorney What You Need to Understand About Criminal Background Checks When Hiring Employees NYC  & Queens Employment Defense Attorney Recently...
A Heart Warming Home Sale in Rego Park, Queens...
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 168 168 recommendations | email to a friend
This week we closed on one of our single family home listings in Rego Park. This deal was one if those rare deals where everything went smoothly, and everyone was extremely happy! Our client was th...
New York Employment Discrimination Defense Attorney
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 242 242 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D.Hans What Can Happen if You Ignore a Discrimination Claim? No one likes dealing with a dispute, and we often wish disputes would just go away. However, ignoring a discrimination c...
Queens Real Estate Market Update: AUG 2015
Aug 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 252 252 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Real Estate Market Update: AUG 2015 The pace of home sales continued to slow in July according to the Long Island Board of Realtors. July marked the highest year over year decrease in home s...
Queens Home Team Announces Another 2BR/2BTH Coop in Forest Hills, NY For Sale!!!
Aug 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 259 259 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Coop for Sale in Forest Hill, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop for Sale. Offere...
You're being Taxed as a Two Family, but is your House a Legal 2 Family?
Aug 20, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
Many times we meet with homeowners who claim their property is a two family home because they are being taxed as a two family, however, legal use is determined by the NYC Department of Buildings, n...

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New bill fights obstructed license plates
Assemblyman Michael Miller is leading the fight against vehicles with obstructed plates in Queens, and recently introduced a bill aimed at getting the cars off the streets for good. “We've received...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mammography event draws 35 for cancer screenings
The Woodhaven Richmond Hill Volunteer Ambulance Corps was buzzing with a great turnout of women that took advantage of free mammography screenings at the American-Italian Cancer Foundation (AICF) v...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local mentors honored by Indo-Caribbean Alliance
On Sunday, November 20, the Richmond Hill-based Indo-Caribbean Alliance (ICA) honored nine mentors who volunteered to help 13 local high school students as part of the Progressive Relationships for...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest park Carousel to get landmarking committee
Residents of Woodhaven remain determined to keep the Forest Park Carousel in the neighborhood and have it light up the area once more. The Woodhaven Residents Block Association announced on Saturda...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family convicted of stealing $1.8 mil
Six-year immigration, real estate fraud
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Grimps, the next big thing
Howard Beach man's cartoon creation rocks and rolls
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Addabbo urges more street safety
Senator Joseph Addabbo is urging residents and city agencies to be more aware of dangerous conditions on the streets before more fatalities or life-altering injuries occur, according to a statement...
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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J.H.S. 210 students frustrate Woodhaven residents
Woodhaven residents are at odds with a particular bunch of Junior High School 210 students, who they say torment their properties each school day as they walk home or toward transportation in route...
Nov 22, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Author shares his stories, lessons at Far Rockaway school
The setting: a small conference room near to the principal’s office at the Village Academy Middle School in Far Rockaway. The plot: a discussion among a select group of the most improved students w...
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven man sentenced to 20 years for killing wife
Former Woodhaven resident Edwin Fuentes was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Wednesday, November 9, for killing his wife and dismembering her body and dumping some of the remains in Forest Park. ...
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven man arrested in murder of neighbor
A suspect in the murder of immigration lawyer Yasmeen Rabbani has been arrested. On Saturday, November 12, police arrested 53-year-old Mustafa Omran at the same residence where Rabbani lived at 88t...
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man convicted in brutal killing of girlfriend and unborn baby
On Thursday, November 3, 38-year old Derrick Redd of Jamaica, Queens, was convicted of second-degree murder and other charges for the stabbing death of his girlfriend – who was nine months’ pregnan...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens untaxed cigarette ring busted
Following a six-month probe by the Queens District Attorney’s office, three Queens men were arrested on Friday, November 4, for allegedly engaging in the sale of as much as 6,700 packs of untaxed c...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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“Welcome to Richmond Hill” sign unveiled
Local elected officials, business and civic leaders unveiled a new sign that reads “Welcome to Richmond Hill” at 133rd Street and Liberty Avenue on Monday, November 7. The sign unveiling, sponsored...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police search for Chase Bank robbery suspect
A robbery at Chase Bank, located at 90-14 Jamaica Avenue in Woodhaven, has the New York City Police Department on the hunt. On Tuesday, November 1, at approximately 2:30 p.m., the suspect entered t...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Firefighters work at the at the scene of an explosion at a three-story building in the Borough Park neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro says the explosion apparently happened after a stove was disconnected. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)NEW YORK (AP) — The removal of a stove may have led to a gas leak that caused an explosion and fire that ripped through a three-story building in Brooklyn, killing a woman inside and injuring three passers-by, authorities said.

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In this Sept. 14, 2015 photo, students from Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University crawl on their stomachs through muddy jungle paths as part of an exercise designed to "break down their ego (and) humiliate them" at a military boot camp ordered as punishment for a hazing incident in Nakhon Nayok province, Thailand. In military-ruled Thailand there is a new method for teaching discipline known as "attitude adjustment," which until now has been used to silence government critics. But there are signs that the mentality of military rule is creeping into civilian issues - like college discipline. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)BANGKOK (AP) — At a military facility outside Bangkok, a drill sergeant barks orders at a group of film students learning the hard way that creative license has its limits in Thailand.

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Israeli forensic inspect the scene of an attack in Jerusalem's Old City, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. A Palestinian fatally stabbed two Israelis as they walked in Jerusalem's Old City and seriously injured a toddler and a woman, before he was shot and killed by an officer on duty, police said Saturday in the latest in a series of Palestinian attacks. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)JERUSALEM (AP) — The latest developments after a Palestinian teenager stabbed two Israelis to death and wounded a woman and a toddler before being shot and killed in Jerusalem's Old City, part of a series of recent attacks that have aggravated tensions in the Holy Land (all times local).

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