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Seller Concession: What is it and How does it Work?
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Supporting content provided by Robert Kaplan, P.C. What is a Seller Concession? Put simply, a seller conces...
Queens Real Estate Market: NOV 2016
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . November 2016 Market Update The Queens housing market continued on the same path in October with sales dec...
The Workers’ Compensation Board Ruled Against You—Now What?
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP | W orkers Compensation Attorneys New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers The Workers’ Compensation Board Ruled Against You—Now What? You got ...
Employers Walk the Line on Employees’ Social Media Comments
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As employers, if you feel that an employee’s comment on social media, such as Facebook or Twitter is damaging to your business’s reputation, it is wise to seek legal counsel...
The French Connection: Oldies But Goodies Movie In Yonkers With Real Stars
Nov 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
  Article by Tiziano Thomas Dossena On November 14, Alamo Theaters in Yonkers presented, on the 45 th  anniversary of its release, the Oscar winning film  The French Connection , which played to a ...
The Million Women March on Washington: Another Moment in History
Nov 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:US Coachways   Bus Rental   The Million Women March on Washington: Another Moment in History Million Women March Gets the Nation’s Attention Is the Million Women March on Washington going to...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2016
Nov 01, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
October 2016 Queens Real Estate Market Update A cooling trend in the Queens housing market continued in September with diminished inventory levels being the primary driving force behind the decline...
It’s Only Forty Years! Homecoming 2016 At Queens College
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 282 282 recommendations | email to a friend
  Article by TIZIANO THOMAS DOSSENA It’s funny how time is relative to people and moments in their life (I know that’s not what Einstein meant, but this is possibly a variant of his theory of relat...
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 311 311 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Pyrros & Serres LLP Your Rights During a Workers' Compensation Insurance Company Medical Exam When you've been hurt on the job and you file a claim for workers' compensation, one of the fir...
Beware of Insurance Company Investigators!
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 339 339 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Pyrros & Serres When you file for workers' compensation, it's not unusual for the workers' compensation insurance company to send out a private investigator to videotape you without your kn...

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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 | 7 7 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 | 7 7 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...
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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 | 4 4 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 | 6 6 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 | 4 4 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 | 4 4 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 | 3 3 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 | 4 4 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 | 8 8 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
Jun 14, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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A walk through Woodhaven history
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of leading a walking tour of Woodhaven, sponsored by the Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society. It was a nice day for a walk and we had a great time as we ma...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campers shovel out an exit ramp at the Oceti Sakowin camp where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Cannon Ball, N.D., Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. Many Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents who've gathered for months in the camp are committed to staying despite wintry weather and demands that they leave. An overnight storm brought several inches of snow, winds gusting to 50 mph and temperatures that felt as cold as 10 degrees below zero. (AP Photo/David Goldman)BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — For protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline, the messages from the Standing Rock Sioux reservation are confusing: The tribal chairman tells demonstrators that it's time to leave their camp and go home. Another leader implores them to stay through the bitter North Dakota winter.


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About one in six US high school students say they have used e-cigarettes in the past monthE-cigarette use is exploding among young people and is now "a major public health concern," the US Surgeon General warned Thursday, sparking disagreement from experts in Britain where the devices are seen more favorably. The battery-powered devices heat a liquid containing nicotine into a vapor that is inhaled, and some experts worry that a new generation of smokers is becoming addicted. "E-cigarette use has increased considerably in recent years, growing an astounding 900 percent among high school students from 2011 to 2015," said Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, in a preface to the report.


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Traders work on the floor of the NYSEBond yields rose and the euro dipped on Thursday after the European Central Bank said it would slow its stimulus program from April, while Wall Street extended the previous session's gains. European stocks rose after the ECB decision to reduce the long-running bond buying program to 60 billion euros a month, from 80 billion, from April to December 2017. "Currencies are reacting more to the extension and bonds are focused on the taper," said Frances Donald, senior economist at Manulife Asset Management in Boston.


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