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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 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 | 112 112 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 | 140 140 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 | 172 172 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 | 167 167 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 | 238 238 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 | 265 265 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 | 258 258 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 | 235 235 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 | 242 242 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 busy week in Woodhaven
We are now two weeks into August and summer is flying by. Another busy week started on August 2 with the Annual National "Night Out Against Crime." The weather was warm but not hot, a welcome chang...
Aug 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don't become the victim of a scam
I've got good news and I’ve got bad news. The good news is that you don't owe the IRS thousands of dollars and they are not sending police to your home to arrest you, no matter what that angry pers...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don't become the victim of a scam
I've got good news and I’ve got bad news. The good news is that you don't owe the IRS thousands of dollars and they are not sending police to your home to arrest you, no matter what that angry pers...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help stop the SBS proposal this weekend
Our little Woodhaven has really been hot, above 90 degrees, then we finally had some rain, which cooled it down a bit. But no matter how hot, it's better than the cold icy weather of winter. Becaus...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 memorial street sign destroyed by Sandy replaced
On September 11, 2001, New York City and the world as a whole was devastated by the terrorist attacks, but perhaps no place more than the Rockaway community, which suffered one of the nation's most...
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Join in the effort to save our boulevard
Residents will gather at Woodhaven Boulevard and Jamaica Avenue near the bank at noon on Saturday, August 6, to rally against the latest proposal by DOT to remodel Woodhaven Boulevard. It’s not tha...
Jul 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Health commissioner warns pregnant women to avoid Zika-affected regions
First child with birth defects caused by disease born in city
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Forest Park to get long-awaited security cameras
In December 2013, Assemblyman Mike Miller and State Senator Joe Addabbo secured $250,000 for security cameras in Forest Park. That was in response to a number of violent incidents, including the Au...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer is heating up in Woodhaven
Last week, I noted that we were having a heat wave. Well, this weather has evolved into a heat “tidal” wave, with every day over 90 degrees and high humidity. So please be careful in this weather, ...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quality-of-life issues dominate town hall
If you attended the town hall meeting hosted by the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association this past weekend, you would have heard residents express frustration over the large number of quality-of-...
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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More to fight in SBS proposal
What a beautiful hot summer weekend, Florida has nothing on us. We're having a heat wave, and I hope that you enjoyed it and got some rays, but use sunscreen so that you won't damage your skin. In ...
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SE Queens entrepreneurs develop ‘prime skills’ at free program
A group of dedicated southeast Queens residents got the skills needed to open their own business. Graduates of the free Prime Skills program, which offers participants step-by-step instruction on h...
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Rockaway resident killed in Amtrak derail to be honored
Pol passes street renaming for Justin Zemser
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Pol calls for Build It Back head to resign
Says program plagued with issues and shortcomings
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Woodhaven poet honored for her work
Giedra Kregzdys has a passion for words that covers two languages – English and Lithuanian – and has recently been honored for her work in both.
Jul 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Authorities: School shooter killed father before rampageTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A teenager who killed his father at their home Wednesday was stopped by a volunteer firefighter as he opened fire outside a South Carolina elementary school, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said.


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FILE - This Dec. 7, 2012 file photo shows The USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the national anthem played during a morning flag-raising at Pearl Harbor on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner, File)HONOLULU (AP) — The Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the national anthem played at Pearl Harbor, in a protest that echoes recent moves by professional athletes to kneel during the anthem. The U.S. Pacific Fleet referred her case to her commander, who has the authority to punish the sailor, a Navy reservist. Saluting during the national anthem is a daily ritual for men and women in the military. Here's a look at the protocol behind it.


2016-09-28 22:57:32 -0400

An unarmed black man trying to help an autistic man was shot and wounded by Florida police while lying on the ground with his arms raised in the airA teenage gunman, who injured three people at a South Carolina elementary school before being arrested, carried out the attack after killing his father, local officials said. The teen, whom the authorities did not identify, shot two boys -- one in the leg, the other in the foot -- as well as a teacher in the shoulder at Townville Elementary in the west of the southeastern US state, area officials told reporters. "The investigation is in initial stages... it's going to be a very slow, methodical and meticulous investigation," Captain Garland Major of the Anderson County Sheriff's Office said.


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