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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 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 | 113 113 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 | 141 141 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 | 173 173 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 | 168 168 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 | 240 240 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 | 266 266 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 | 259 259 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 | 236 236 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 | 243 243 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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Shoppers flock to Atlantic Avenue on Small Biz Saturday
Local businesses see benefit of promotion
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough presidents releases Brooklyn debt report
Introduces strategies to reduce debt by educating students
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough president addresses safety at Brooklyn venues
Says no venue is too small to be prepared
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BP honors exemplary Brooklyn detectives, praises work
Borough President Eric Adams honored 40 of Brooklyn’s top police detectives for exemplary service in a special ceremony last week. “Detective work is more than ‘Law and Order’-like glamour, it is a...
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First-ever holiday market held in Kew Gardens
The residents of Kew Gardens were treated to the area’s first-ever holiday market last Sunday. For one day only, local artists sold unique jewelry, pottery, artwork and accessories on the patio of ...
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Work moving quickly in Bushwick playground renovation
Both phases at Hecksher Playground ahead of schedule
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Brooklyn & Chicago locked in a coding competition
Challenge to sign up schools for an 'Hour of Code'
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City convenes summit on synthetic marijuana
Educates city employees, social workers on dangers of K2
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Crown Heights officials express concerns over concert
Electronic music event planned for old armory
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Former assemblyman Vito Lopez, 74, passes away
Vito Lopez, the man who parlayed a Brooklyn-Queens nonprofit into a position as one of the most powerful men in Albany, died Monday night after a years-long bout with leukemia. He was 74. Lopez rep...
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Massive commercial and office space coming to DoBro
Aim to provide space for growing tech industry
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Resource fair aims to help recent vets transition home
Borough President Eric Adams held a special ceremony and resource fair for veterans at Borough Hall on Monday. The event honored some of the borough's veterans and gave them the opportunity to lear...
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$3.7 million in funding allocated for Prospect Park
Oriental Pavilion, park’s east side focus of funding
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New map shows progress of resiliency projects in Brooklyn
Project part of new joint project between BP, city
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Code Brooklyn aims to bring computer science to public schools
Technology and computer science jobs have continued to rise over the past decade in New York City, and with the launch of Code Brooklyn, Borough President Eric Adams is hoping Brooklyn children wil...
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A Townville Elementary student looks out of the window of a school bus as she and her classmates are transported to Oakdale Baptist Church, following a shooting at Townville Elementary in Townville Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. A teenager killed his father at his home Wednesday before going to the nearby elementary school and opening fire with a handgun, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said. (Katie McLean/The Independent-Mail via AP)TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A volunteer firefighter stopped a teenager who shot two students and a teacher outside a South Carolina elementary school after killing his father at their home, authorities said.


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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign stop at the University Of New Hampshire in Durham, N.H., Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (All times EDTl):


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Silvio Berlusconi turns 80 on September 29, 2016Silvio Berlusconi celebrated his 80th birthday on Thursday, away from the limelight he enjoyed for decades as a flamboyant Italian prime minister, media tycoon and owner of AC Milan. "I think Berlusconi will be remembered 300 years from now for the things he did in football, publishing and television," said Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Twice-divorced Berlusconi was thought to be spending the day with his 31-year-old girlfriend Francesca Pascale and an extended family that he admits to having neglected during the course of his business and political careers.


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