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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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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Slapping on a new coat of paint
Where did you spend last Saturday, a warm day with a little rain, but a day off from work and school? Well, eight Franklin K. Lane ROTC students were with me on 100th Street sprucing up the great m...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richards allocates $3 million for tech upgrades
Schools in south Queens are getting a major technological boost thanks to over $3 million in funding from Councilman Donovan Richards' discretionary budget. “One of the biggest needs in our communi...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven's memorial to those lost in WWI
World War 1 took a heavy toll on Woodhaven. For the first few years, the United States sat on the sidelines while the war raged overseas. At that time, Woodhaven was still a neighborhood in develop...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community breaks ground on new school playground
Playtime for students at a Rochdale middle school is about to become more fun. City officials and community leaders broke ground on a new playground at Catherine and Count Basie Middle School 72 at...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outreach program tailored to women battling addiction
Also supports women with addicted family members
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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La Quinta Inn opens its doors in Rockaway
Hotel hires 100 percent Rockaway residents
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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A tragic moment in Woodhaven history
Thirty-five years ago last month, Woodhaven witnessed the most shocking act of violence in its long history, and we would be remiss if we did not take a moment to acknowledge it. What made it so ve...
May 10, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven residents call for Neir's landmarking
Call on City to preserve tavern that opened in 1827
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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How you can help landmark Neir's
Mother's Day is always a very warm and loving day, and I hope that you had a beautiful day with your mother or with her in spirit, for as we know they never really leave us. This past Saturday we s...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saving a piece of Woodhaven history
There will be a rally this coming Saturday, May 7, at Neir’s Tavern at 87-48 78th Street to call for the landmarking of the legendary establishment, which opened in Woodhaven way back in 1829. The ...
May 03, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group takes community on tour of Ridgewood Reservoir
Hopes to preserve the unique ecosystem, city history
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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BP reviews Broad Channel road raising project
In August 2014, the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Department of Design and Construction (DDC) began the ambitious process of raising the roadways on West 11th through 19th roads to help pr...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial Day and saving Neir's
I hope that we can enjoy beautiful weather for Mother's Day on Sunday and the week before so you can have the opportunity to shop for mom on Jamaica Avenue. Yes, in Woodhaven all of our stores and ...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial Day and saving Neir's
I hope that we can enjoy beautiful weather for Mother's Day on Sunday and the week before so you can have the opportunity to shop for mom on Jamaica Avenue. Yes, in Woodhaven all of our stores and ...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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How Prince helped create life in Woodhaven
When news broke last week that Prince had died, people took to social media to share stories and recollections. For some, it was a favorite song or album. For me, it was the memory of my very first...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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In this Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a Civil Defense worker carrying the survived child Ghazal Akhtarini, from under the rubles after airstrikes hit al-Shaar neighborhood in Aleppo, Syria. Nearly 100 children were killed in a single week in Aleppo as Syrian and Russian warplanes sought to bombard into submission the rebel eastern districts of the city that have held out against Syrian government forces for five years. Without hope for the future, no regular schooling and little access to nutritious food, the children of Aleppo and their parents struggle to survive and fear the threat an imminent ground offensive. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)BEIRUT (AP) — The 6-year-old girl was found trapped under the rubble of her home, destroyed by an airstrike in Syria's rebel-held city of Aleppo. "Dust!" she wailed as rescue workers pried away the stones and debris on top of her, finally freeing her and placing her on a stretcher as she screamed for her father.


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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton smiles as she meets attendees during a campaign stop in Fort Pierce, Fla., Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):


2016-09-30 17:51:52 -0400

FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, file photo, Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman stretches an NFL football game against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J. Norman was fined $48,620 by the NFL on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, for his unnecessary roughness foul on Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard last week. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman was fined $48,620 by the NFL on Friday for his unnecessary roughness foul on New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard last week.


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