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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 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 | 88 88 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 | 116 116 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 | 147 147 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 | 140 140 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 | 213 213 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
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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 | 233 233 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 | 210 210 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 | 217 217 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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Bishop Loughlin celebrates 165th anniversary
Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School is celebrating its 165th anniversary as the first Diocesan high school in Brooklyn. It also marks the end of the school’s “Three Schools, One Foundation Campaig...
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LIU Brooklyn ends faculty lockout at campus
Faculty returns on old contract, sides continue to negotiate
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Housing advocates renew protest of armory project
Say development will only exacerbate homeless crisis
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Poll shows strong approval for streetcar proposal
So far, so good, for the proponents of the Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX) streetcar. A new poll conducted by Global Strategy Group found that nearly three-quarters of voters living along the propo...
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Schools across Brooklyn receive funding
Schools in East New York, Cypress Hills and Brownsville are receiving funding for various technology and infrastructure upgrades as part of an agreement made during the rezoning of East New York, w...
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Students, teachers protest LIU Brooklyn lockout
Labor dispute disrupts first week of fall semester
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Annual J’Ouvert Festival marred again by violence
Two killed in shooting incidents at overnight celebration
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West Indian Day Parade a colorful celebration of culture
The annual West Indian Day Parade drew over 1 million revelers to Eastern Parkway on Monday to celebrate Caribbean culture on Monday. "Despite the many criticisms towards the parade, the West India...
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Mayor promises safest J'Ouvert Festival ever
Police detail changes expected for coming celebration
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Park Slope residents welcome Citi Bike
Getting from one end of Park Slope to the other has never been an easy trip, but Gilly Youner believes that's about to change thanks to the arrival of Citi Bike in the neighborhood. “As a Park Slop...
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Red Hook park gets new handball courts
Handball is as much of a New York institution as the subway, pizza and long commutes. In Red Hook, residents are getting an opportunity to learn and play the game on brand new courts thanks to a pa...
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Community urges city to keep pop-up pool
Survey shows amenity has high usage in Brooklyn Bridge Park
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BP calls for $1 million expansion of camera program
Wants cameras on all Crown Heights business corridors
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'A kid from Brooklyn' returns home
Marvel unveils Captain America statue in Prospect Park
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Advocates demand city drop developer from project
Same real estate firm behind controversial Rivington House deal
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Clinton and Trump are virtually tied in the latest polls as they prepare for their first televised debateHillary Clinton and Donald Trump were neck and neck Monday as they girded for their first presidential debate, an intensely anticipated clash of opposites that could set the tone for the last six weeks of the White House race. An estimated 90 million people were expected to watch the Democratic and Republican candidates go toe-to-toe for 90 minutes starting at 9:00 pm (0100 GMT Tuesday) on the stage at Hofstra University in New York. Surrogates have been out in force trying to manage expectations, and preempt public perceptions of their respective candidates, two of the least admired contenders for the White House in contemporary US political history.


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Gunman dead after shooting 6 at strip center in SW HoustonHOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer who had numerous weapons randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning, hitting six people, one critically, before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said. Another three people had injuries from glass or debris.


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FILE - This undated file photo made available by Amanda Ghahremani, shows retired Iranian-Canadian professor Homa Hoodfar. Iranian media are saying Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, that the country has released retired Canadian-Iranian professor Homa Hoodfar, who was detained in the Islamic Republic earlier this year. (Courtesy of Amanda Ghahremani via AP, File)TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A Canadian-Iranian retired professor was released from prison on "humanitarian grounds" and flown out of Iran on Monday, Iran's state-run news agency said, ending her months of detention alongside other dual nationals swept up by hard-liners in the security services.


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