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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The housing market spiked in August as demand remains at high levels in many neighborhoods, particularly in the 1-3 Family and Condo categories. Affordability does appear to be impacting prospectiv...
8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 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 | 128 128 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 | 158 158 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 | 191 191 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 | 185 185 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 | 259 259 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 | 282 282 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 | 276 276 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 | 250 250 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 . ...

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Company links local food startups with NYC hotels
Redwood Deli owner Dan Unter and his business partner Marissa Spano are behind the new distribution company 5 Boro Goods. 5 Boro Goods is an aggregator of artisanal New York City-based goods such a...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Concerned Greenpoint neighbors discuss recent attacks, safety solutions
A string of recent assaults on women in northern Brooklyn has left local residents on edge and concerned for their safety. After rumors about a rape spread on social media, more than 70 neighbors a...
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Uniqlo, city partner to bring original art to ten parks
Application process open for artists until November
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Bishop Loughlin celebrates 165th anniversary
Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School is celebrating its 165th anniversary as the first Diocesan high school in Brooklyn. It also marks the end of the school’s “Three Schools, One Foundation Campaig...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU Brooklyn ends faculty lockout at campus
Faculty returns on old contract, sides continue to negotiate
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Housing advocates renew protest of armory project
Say development will only exacerbate homeless crisis
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Poll shows strong approval for streetcar proposal
So far, so good, for the proponents of the Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX) streetcar. A new poll conducted by Global Strategy Group found that nearly three-quarters of voters living along the propo...
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schools across Brooklyn receive funding
Schools in East New York, Cypress Hills and Brownsville are receiving funding for various technology and infrastructure upgrades as part of an agreement made during the rezoning of East New York, w...
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Students, teachers protest LIU Brooklyn lockout
Labor dispute disrupts first week of fall semester
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Annual J’Ouvert Festival marred again by violence
Two killed in shooting incidents at overnight celebration
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Indian Day Parade a colorful celebration of culture
The annual West Indian Day Parade drew over 1 million revelers to Eastern Parkway on Monday to celebrate Caribbean culture on Monday. "Despite the many criticisms towards the parade, the West India...
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Mayor promises safest J'Ouvert Festival ever
Police detail changes expected for coming celebration
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Park Slope residents welcome Citi Bike
Getting from one end of Park Slope to the other has never been an easy trip, but Gilly Youner believes that's about to change thanks to the arrival of Citi Bike in the neighborhood. “As a Park Slop...
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Hook park gets new handball courts
Handball is as much of a New York institution as the subway, pizza and long commutes. In Red Hook, residents are getting an opportunity to learn and play the game on brand new courts thanks to a pa...
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Community urges city to keep pop-up pool
Survey shows amenity has high usage in Brooklyn Bridge Park
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Suspended University of Southern California football player Osa Masina attends a hearing at the Matheson Courthouse in Salt Lake City on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. Masina, 19, is accused of assaulting a woman after she passed out following a July party in Utah. (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A suspended University of Southern California football player charged with rape in Utah and facing allegations involving the same woman in California was ordered Friday not to contact the alleged victim.


2016-09-30 17:45:38 -0400

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during a rally September 30, 2016 in Coral Springs, FloridaHillary Clinton embarked on a lightning swing through Florida on Friday, trying to strengthen a newly minted lead in the pivotal swing state and capitalize on a spasm of setbacks for her presidential opponent Donald Trump. The Democratic candidate barnstormed through populous southeast Florida, visiting Fort Pierce and Coral Springs, trying to rally reenergized supporters and boost her campaign war chest. Florida, with its prodigious number of electoral votes, has swung back toward Clinton since Monday's first presidential debate, polling shows, offering her a tantalizing opening to reach the White House.


2016-09-30 17:44:55 -0400

Judge Edgar Long presides over a hearing of a 14-year old, who was charged as a juvenile Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 in Anderson, S.C., with murder and three counts of attempted murder after authorities say he killed his father and opened fire on students at a playground, wounding three people. The Associated Press typically does not identify juveniles charged with crimes. Authorities have not released a motive for the school shooting or killing. (Ken Ruinard /The Independent-Mail via AP, Pool)ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — A 14-year-old South Carolina boy was charged as a juvenile Friday with murder and three counts of attempted murder after authorities say he killed his father and opened fire on students at a school playground, wounding three people.


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