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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 | 150 150 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 | 143 143 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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A rare glimpse into Woodhaven's past
It’s sad when a store goes out of business. The “Everything Must Go' signs spark an interest in those looking for bargains, but such closings can sometime mean heartbreak for the owner whose busine...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community outraged at proposed homeless drop-in
he Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation met on September 20 in the St. Thomas the Apostle School Cafe. The agenda for the evening included of the annual September 11, 2001 "Evening of Remembra...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockaway senior housing renovated
Elected officials and community leaders gathered in Far Rockaway last week to celebrate the newly renovated JASA senior housing. The 1,200-unit complex in Far Rockaway, first built in 1966, has rec...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRBA hosts annual Woodhaven yard sale
The annual Great Woodhaven Yard Sale returns on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., when residents set out their wares and shoppers scour the neighborhood for bargains and one-of-a-kind treasures. "Res...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kaiser named WRBA Man of the Year
The Woodhaven Residents' Block Association will celebrate another successful and eventful year at Roma View Fine Catering on Friday, October 21, for the organization's 45th annual fundraiser. This ...
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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A 9/11 Evening of Remembrance
This is the type of weather that you just want to lock up in a vault and keep, through the fall and winter until summer returns. The month of September is a very unpredictable month. Sometimes it’s...
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kids learn computer science in Queens on first day
Fariña visits third-grade class in Richmond Hill
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Change someone's life in Woodhaven
Today you have the opportunity to help change someone’s life, and it won’t cost you a penny. All you need to do is tell someone you know about the School Sisters of Notre Dame Educational Center fo...
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our thoughts turn to September 11th
Now that summer is coming to an end (maybe), in spite of Hermine there has been no rain, so please water your street trees. Now that we are into the month of September our meetings start again. We ...
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police looking for man who may have info on Vetrano murder
Individual is not a murder suspect at this time
Aug 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven's past on one block of Jamaica Avenue
The Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society will be taking residents on a 100-year virtual tour of Jamaica Avenue, detailing the rich and interesting history of one block of our famed shopping stri...
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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More trash collection in 32nd
Councilman Eric Ulrich announced that he's funding two additional days of trash pickup at trash cans throughout his south Queens district. One problem area is Coleman Square in Howard Beach. The re...
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Laurelton, Bayswater getting new skateparks
Two playgrounds in southeast Queens are getting a full facelift. A $1.8 million project at Laurelton Playground on Brookville Boulevard will include a skatepark, exercise equipment, and a walking p...
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Headed back to school in Woodhaven
On a beautiful sunny day this past Saturday, the Woodhaven Business Improvement District held its Back to School Promotion. There were clowns distributing balloons and painting little faces along t...
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Running with his dad by his side
Among the many people you see running through the streets of Queens, keep your eyes open and you're bound to see Woodhaven’s Erol Bal training hard to run in November’s New York City Marathon, a 26...
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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In this Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, photo, Stanley “Flesh-N-Bone” Howse, of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, center left, covers his face after he was hit with a drone onstage while performing during the High Life Music Festival in Victorville, Calif. (David Pardo/The Daily Press via AP)VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The hip-hop rhythms of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony are too fierce to be stopped. Even by a drone to the face.


2016-09-26 20:03:54 -0400

Ambulance crews on standby after a gunman went on a shooting rampage wounding nine before he was shot and killed by police on September 26, 2016 in Houston, TexasA gunman, who police say was wearing military attire with Nazi emblems, opened fire in Houston on Monday just before daybreak, wounding nine people before police killed him in an exchange of gunfire. The shooter was a Houston-area lawyer, the Texas city's police chief Martha Montalvo told a news conference. Four, five, six at a time," said Jaime Zamora, a cameraman for Houston television station KTRK, who witnessed some of the shooting.


2016-09-26 20:02:16 -0400

Clinton and Trump are virtually tied in the latest polls as they prepare for their first televised debateHillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off Monday in one of the most consequential presidential debates in modern US history, with up to 100 million viewers to tune in for the hotly-anticipated political duel. With polls tightening into a virtual dead heat, the stakes could hardly be higher: the first woman to win the White House nomination for a major US party, against a New York tycoon turned reality star who has upended the political establishment. Commentators call it a clash of the titans: a 90-minute endurance test between Clinton the Democrat, arguably the most experienced US presidential candidate ever, and Trump the Republican, perhaps the least experienced nominee for a major party.


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