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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 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
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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 | 123 123 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 | 156 156 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 | 149 149 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 | 221 221 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 | 240 240 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 | 217 217 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 | 224 224 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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EDC officials talk major transit, development options
Representatives from the city's Economic Development Corporation (EDC) hosted a roundtable discussion in its Manhattan offices Monday to discuses the future of development in neighborhoods througho...
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112th Precinct hosts Night Out Against Crime
Event drew thousands of visitors
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Doe Fund marches through street, protests K2
Targets businesses who sell the synthetic marijuana
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Coney Island NYCHA houses get $41 million upgrade
Second project underway from $3 billion FEMA grant
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Boro president opens up about journey with diabetes
Adams asks Brooklynites to join him in healthier lifestyle
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Sunset Park tenants allege racial harassment from landlord
A number of Sunset Park tenants are alleging that their landlord is engaging in discriminatory harassment, and on Thursday, they announced the filing of a complaint with the city's Human Rights Com...
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Parking changes in Crown Heights retail zone
Business association pushed DOT to make changes
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Dine In Brooklyn to showcase boro's restaurant scene
As New York City's famous restaurant scene branches further into Brooklyn, the restauranteurs and business community are working together to highlight the diverse cuisine of the borough. In partner...
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FDNY Rescue 2 breaks ground on new home
The second-oldest FDNY rescue company in New York City is about to get one of the most environmentally friendly homes in the five boroughs. Officials broke ground last week on a new $32 million, 21...
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NYPD rolls out new officer safety gear in Brooklyn
Mayor honors hero cops at press conference
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Transit advocates begin campaign to turn around declining bus ridership
Coalition releases report highlighting possible solutions
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Pols, community focus on safety in NYCHA houses
Announce security upgrades after woman found dead
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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...
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New Investors Bank opens its doors in Greenpoint
Looks to work with local community groups
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Transit advocates begin campaign to turn around declining bus ridership
Coalition releases report highlighting possible solutions
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Defense Secretary Ash Carter greets airmen at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, after giving a speech on nuclear weapons. Carter says the Pentagon is committed to correcting what he calls decades of shortchanging its nuclear forces. Carter spoke Monday at a nuclear missile and bomber base in Minot. He says $108 billion is earmarked for sustaining and improving the forces over the next five years. (AP Photo/Robert Burns)MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter, who inherited a tangled web of problems in the Air Force nuclear missile corps when he took over the Pentagon in 2015, says he sees reason to believe that a push for improvement is beginning to show results.


2016-09-27 04:32:49 -0400

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 5, 2015 file photo, Air France director of Human Resources Xavier Broseta, right, and Air France assistant director of long-haul flights Pierre Plissonnier, center, are protected by a police officer as they flee Air France headquarters at Roissy Airport, north of Paris, France, after scuffles with union activists. A group of former Air France workers is going on trial for allegedly taking part in violence that erupted during a union protest last year at the airline’s headquarters and left two executives fleeing over a fence with their shirts ripped off. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon, File)BOBIGNY, France (AP) — Fifteen current and former Air France workers went on trial Tuesday for alleged violence during a union protest last year at the airline's headquarters that saw two company executives flee over a fence with their shirts ripped off.


2016-09-27 04:28:22 -0400
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The newest members of the film academy say the #OscarsSoWhite crisis inspired them to seek membership.
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