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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 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 | 89 89 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 | 117 117 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 | 149 149 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 | 142 142 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 | 214 214 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 | 240 240 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 | 234 234 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 | 211 211 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 | 218 218 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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Immigrant students get borough's first FabLab
Uses hands-on skills to teach STEM subjects
Feb 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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53-unit supportive housing opens in Brooklyn
Officials opened a 53-unit supportive housing complex for low-income individuals and formerly homeless adults recovering from mental illness in Bedford Stuyvesant last week. “The Herkimer Street Re...
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Pols ask landlords to open homes to Sandy victims
Provide temporary housing while rebuilding continues
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Pols call for vigilance in wake of Crown Heights stabbing
Also draw attention to mental health awareness
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Group collecting baby carriers for Syrian refugees
Several drop-off locations throughout Brooklyn
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Brooklyn tourism center revamped
Brooklyn Borough Hall has a revamped gift shop and tourism center for visitors and Brooklyn residents alike to enjoy. The original concept of former Borough President Marty Markowitz, it is being e...
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Brooklyn welcomes culinary incubator
Will provide space for growing restaurant businesses
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Community rallies after rabbi is attacked
Call for increased police presence in Brooklyn Heights
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Police bust violent Brooklyn street gang
18 individuals arrested on murder charges
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Community Board 6 gets update on health services
NYU Langone reps talk emergency services
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Advocates and pols demand real affordable housing, union jobs
In Mayor Bill de Blasio’s quest to build or preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing over the next decade, one coalition of advocates say the mayor’s plan isn’t affordable enough for the lowest...
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chancellor delivers keynote at chamber event
The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce hosted a newsmaker discussion event with Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña last week. "Brooklyn is my home and I greatly enjoyed the opportunity to speak to a group ...
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Senator wants historic designation for B&B Carousell
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is fighting to protect a Coney Island landmark. In a letter last week, she urged National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis to place the historic B&B Carousell on the...
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Pol honors Tamir Rice with hack-a-thon for kids
State Senator Jesse Hamilton is dedicating February to black male achievement in honor of slain Cleveland 12-year-old Tamir Rice, hosting a black male achievement hack-a-thon for kids. The event is...
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Hochul tours small businesses in Red Hook
Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul toured three small businesses on Red Hook’s waterfront last week. The companies are housed in the Merchant Stores Building, a brick warehouse owned by The O’Connell...
Jan 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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People shout slogans in support of the peace agreement prior the signing of the peace agreement between Colombia’s government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, in Cartagena, Colombia, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. Colombia's government and the FARC will sign a peace agreement to end over 50 years of conflict. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local):


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Colombia to sign historic peace deal on ending long conflictMore than 220,000 deaths, 8 million homeless and countless human rights violations: These are the tragic toll of South America's oldest armed conflict, which begins to wind down with the signing Monday ...


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A cars windows are shattered by bullets at the scene of a shooting along Wesleyan at Law Street in Houston that left multiple people injured and the alleged shooter dead, Sunday morning, Sept. 25, 2016. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at in Houston neighborhood (all times local):


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