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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 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 | 127 127 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 | 156 156 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 | 190 190 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 | 184 184 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 | 256 256 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 | 281 281 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 | 274 274 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 | 249 249 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 | 256 256 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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Walk a mile in a Sandy victim’s shoes
Event meant to put pressure on pols to approve relief
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another disaster recovery center opens in Brooklyn
To meet demand, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and FEMA have set up a new disaster recovery center in Sheepshead Bay. The center is located at the Sheepshead Bay Yacht Club, 3076 Emmons Av...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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EPA releases details of Gowanus Canal cleanup
The Environmental Protection Agency announced a plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal, which has been declared a Superfund site. The public will have until March 28 to comment on the plan, and can lea...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coalition puts pressure on Cablevision
Cablevision isn’t scoring well with customers and workers in Brooklyn. The Communication Workers of America made some noise and brought the issues to light a t a press conference on Thursday, Janua...
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The top 10 Brooklyn stories of 2012
1) Hurricane Sandy While the entire New York City area was hit by the hurricane, parts of Brooklyn were left devastated. Red Hook and the neighborhoods of south Brooklyn felt the effects of the sto...
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unions say Acadia Realty Trust project is unfair to workers
Ear-piercing chants, whistles and hardhats filled the streets of downtown Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon. The sounds were the voices of hundreds of newly organized, unionized construction workers ga...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Macchiarola, former St. Francis president, passes at 71
Frank Macchiarola will be missed in Brooklyn. Friends and family members came to pay their respects to the former New York City schools chancellor, lining the hallways of St. Franics University, wh...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Construction underway on B2
The tallest modular building in the world will soon grace the Downtown Brooklyn skyline, as officials broke ground on Tuesday, December 18, at the site of Building 2 (B2). The first residential bui...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tri-State Transportation Campaign's vision for the BK Gateway
Not only have Brooklynites seen a direct impact on their daily commute from the completion of the Barclays Centers in September, the borough has also seen a 13 percent population increase since 198...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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BQE underpass to get a facelift
One thing that is not associated with the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) underpass connecting Brooklyn Bridge Park and Downtown Brooklyn is “beauty.” However, that may change as the Atlantic Aven...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Masala Mama named winner of PowerUp! competition
Nindhi Jalan was this year’s top winner in the Brooklyn Public Library’s 9th annual PowerUp! competition, which helps local entrepreneurs make their business ideas a reality. Jalan was awarded $15,...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cabaret in Brooklyn 'can can can'
A Red Hook establishment seeking a liquor license has Community Board 6 okayed a liquor license for a new Red Hook, establishment, despite some residents worried it will feature raunchy shows. Orig...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ebbets Field flagpole arrives at Flatbush & Atlantic
The Barclays Center is now home to the Brookyln Nets, however over a half-century ago, Brooklyn Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley hoped the intersection of Flatbush and Atlantic avenues would be home t...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Renovations at Bridge Park's Pier 5 complete
Things are getting active at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5. The five-acres former shipping pier is now being used to play a variety of sports. This $26 million project was designed to be adaptable ...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols, faith-based activists call for police department reform
Clergy, as well as several activists and faith-based groups, joined City Council members at City Hall Monday to publicly support legislation that would combat police profiling and strengthen oversi...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - The Jan 28, 2016 file photo shows CEO of Deutsche Bank John Cryan pausing during the annual press conference in Frankfurt, Germany. Worries over the financial stability of Deutsche Bank returned to the fore Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 sending shares in Germany's biggest bank into a tailspin and to a record low. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)BERLIN (AP) — Worries over the financial stability of Deutsche Bank returned to the fore Friday, sending shares in Germany's biggest bank to a record low and rekindling broader concerns about Europe's financial sector.


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Despite the pickup in prices, inflation remained below the US Federal Reserve's target rate of 2 percentUS inflation in August nudged upwards, regaining some of the pace it had lost in the summer, but was still low, according to Commerce Department data released Friday. Personal income gained $39.3 billion in August, an increase of 0.2 percent over July, down from the 0.4 percent increase recorded the month before. Personal consumption expenditures, or PCE, a measure of the value of all goods and services bought, were virtually unchanged between July and August, according to the department.


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After selling more than 100 million albums, Sting says he is fortunate not to worry about commercial considerations, but wanted a change with his latest albumAs Sting took up the refugee crisis for his latest album, he met in Berlin with musicians who fled Syria. "I felt it was important to have that sanction," Sting told AFP of the track "Inshallah," in which he envisions himself on a boat like a refugee desperate for safety. The song appears on Sting's album "57th and 9th," which comes out November 11 and marks the most rock-driven work in years by the former Police frontman.


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