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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 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 | 110 110 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 | 138 138 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 | 171 171 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 | 165 165 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 | 236 236 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 | 263 263 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 | 256 256 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 | 233 233 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 | 240 240 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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DOT launches Adopt-a-Greenway program
The Department of Transportation (DOT) is looking for sponsors to help maintain and beautify the city's elaborate network of greenways through the new Adopt-a-Greenway program. “As you know, when y...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Investors Bank opens its doors in Greenpoint
Looks to work with local community groups
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Transit advocates begin campaign to turn around declining bus ridership
Coalition releases report highlighting possible solutions
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor announces plan for East New York business zone
City to invest $16 million to create jobs, industrial space
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Council supports landmark status for Coney Island Boardwalk
Official landmark status for the Coney Island Boardwalk got a big vote of support last week when the City Council unanimously adopted a resolution to support the designation. The move puts further ...
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn tenants slam landlord for harassment, conditions
Call for courts to appoint administrator to intercede
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Select Bus Service makes its way to Brooklyn
The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) have begun operating the B46 Select Bus Service line in Brooklyn, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced la...
Jul 14, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn community honors life of longtime resident and supercentenarian
World’s oldest living person was last American born in 19th century
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Coastal Brooklyn housing development to get Sandy repairs
HPD provides $2.4M for resiliency measures
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After national shootings, calls for unity at interfaith candlelight vigil
In a week that saw two fatal shootings by law enforcement in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Falcon Heights, Minnesota, and the killing of five Dallas police officers, elected officials and faith leade...
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DA indicts three more in shooting death of Cuomo aide
Three alleged gang members were indicted on murder charges this week for their involvement in the 2015 shooting death of Carey Gabay, a 43-year-old legal aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo. Micah Alleyn...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chestnut reclaims Nathan's hot dog-eating title
On the 100th anniversary of Nathan’s Famous, prolific eater Joey Chestnut easily beat defending champion Matt Stonie to reclaim his crown as the champion of the annual hot dog-eating contest. Chest...
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Owner of Brooklyn pizzeria killed in backyard
The co-owner of L&B Spumoni Gardens pizzeria in Gravesend was found dead in the backyard of his Dyker Heights home last Thursday night. According to multiple reports, 61-year-old Louis Barbati was ...
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After 40 years, Tri-Boro Shelving to leave Williamsburg
Will relocate to Ridgewood for more space
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800-foot ribbon wraps Boro Hall, honors Orlando victims
Borough President Eric Adams wrapped Borough Hall in an 800-foot ribbon ahead of last Sunday’s Pride Parade to honor the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting. The powerful reminder of the 49 k...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — One of the officers involved in a deadly confrontation with an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb was demoted last year amid allegations that he sexually harassed a lesbian colleague.
2016-09-28 21:28:13 -0400

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., take the stage during a campaign stop at the University Of New Hampshire in Durham, N.H., Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Unmoved by harsh debate reviews, a defiant Donald Trump renewed his attacks against a former Miss Universe winner on Wednesday, showing no sign of making big changes to his message or debate preparation before his second faceoff with Hillary Clinton. The outspoken Republican nominee instead pressed ahead with an aggressive strategy focused on speaking directly to his white, working-class loyalists across the Midwest.


2016-09-28 21:27:19 -0400

Soft drink and soda bottles are displayed in a refrigerator at El Ahorro market in San Francisco, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. In November 2016, voters in San Francisco and Oakland will consider a penny per ounce tax on sugar laden drinks such as bottled cola, sports drinks and iced teas in November. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where voters in November will consider a tax on the drinks that many health experts say contribute to diabetes, obesity and tooth decay.


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