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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 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 | 106 106 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 | 134 134 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 | 167 167 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 | 160 160 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 | 232 232 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 | 259 259 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 | 252 252 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 | 229 229 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 | 236 236 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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Woodhaven library reopens to the public
The renovations that closed the first floor of the library in Woodhaven since March are complete. Elected officials, library staff and students from P.S. 97 gathered last week to celebrate its reop...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven gears up for a ‘Great Yard Sale’
Over 50 homes already registered to take part
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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GWDC meeting to be held next week
The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation will hold its September meeting next week on Tuesday, September 24, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle School Cafe, 87-40 88th Street with the Annu...
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crowley opens campaign office on Myrtle Ave
Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley is running against Republican challenger Craig Caruana to keep her seat in the 30th District in the upcoming general elections on November 5, 2013. Crowley was joined...
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Preparing for the Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival
Before you know it, we have come to that time of the year when our Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation board, staff and I accelerate our hard work in preparation for our October 20th “Wonderf...
Sep 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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New congregation has plans for Woodhaven cemetery
Hopes to turn overgrown site into memorial garden
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Forestdale celebrates with a back-to-school barbecue
Foster children and families connected with Forestdale in Forest Hills marked the end of summer over the weekend with a back-to-school barbecue. Over 500 kids and caretakers came together for the e...
Sep 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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September is an important month
Here we are in September, the month with so many important dates as the election countdown begins. Tuesday, September 10, will be the Democratic and Republican primaries. If you are a registered De...
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Organization of the Year: American Legion Post 118
In 1919, right after the end of World War I, Congress chartered the American Legion, a national organization for veterans. Woodhaven’s Post No. 118 was one of the very first posts to be chartered i...
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Great day for back-to-school shopping
The past Saturday the weather was warm bright and sunny. It was not hot for our Annual “Back to School Sales Days,” which was held on our award-winning Woodhaven Business Improvement District's Jam...
Aug 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patti Eggers: Woman of the year
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association put out the call for donations and volunteers. Patti Eggers did not hesitate, coming in early the first day, bringing alon...
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Woodhaven looks to curb growing crime
Civilian patrols on the table, but volunteers lacking
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Job fair aims to ease unemployment in Jamaica
In Jamaica, many residents have been out of work for months or even years, which explained the block-long line at a job fair in the neighborhood last week. Hundreds stood in the 88-degree heat in t...
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Meet the Man of the Year 2013
Over the past few years, I have had the good fortune of being involved in the selection process of individuals, groups, organizations and businesses that deserve to be honored at the annual celebra...
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to School Sales & much more
Back to school they go! And we know what that means in Woodhaven, our Annual “Back to School Sales Days” on Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue have begun. Many bargains to be had in your award-winning Wood...
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Edward Snowden speaks via video link during the Athens Democracy Forum, organised by the New York Times, at the National Library in AthensA Norwegian appeals court has rejected a lawsuit from fugitive former U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden against the Norwegian government, upholding the verdict of a lower court, it said on Wednesday. Snowden's law firm said in April he would take Norway to court to secure free passage to the Nordic country to receive a free speech award, but the Oslo District Court dismissed the case in June. "The court of appeal has -- like the district court -- concluded that the lawsuit must be rejected," it said on Wednesday, adding that the justice ministry could not be compelled to issue an advance decision on whether or not to extradite.


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The logo of Royal Bank of Scotland is seen at office building in ZurichRoyal Bank of Scotland Group Plc will pay $1.1 billion to resolve claims that it sold toxic mortgage-backed securities to credit unions that later failed, the U.S. National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) said. The resolution comes as RBS prepares to settle a number of U.S. cases where it is accused of mis-selling mortgage-backed bonds and brings the U.S. regulator's recoveries against various banks to $4.3 billion over their sales of such securities before the 2008 financial crisis. This case is included in the around $5 billion RBS has set aside to settle historic misconduct charges, but some analysts estimate the total claims will be much larger.


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Shimon Peres, who has died aged 93, was an architect of Israel's nuclear programmeShimon Peres, who died Wednesday aged 93, is famed for his peace efforts with the Palestinians but his role as architect of Israel's nuclear programme may prove his more lasting legacy. When still in his 30s during the 1950s, Peres played a key part in Israel's pursuit of a nuclear capability at the urging of Israel's first prime minister David Ben-Gurion.


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