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Immigrants In Limbo As Obama Implements New Programs: By A Lawyer
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
In December 2014 a lawsuit was filed against President Obama’s administration’s proposed immigration plans. The lawsuit alleged constitutional issues that involved the President disregarding Congre...
How To File For Ch. 7 Bankruptcy & Eliminate Debt: By A NYC Lawyer
Jun 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is a relatively simple process. There are only a few procedures that must take place before a debtor receives a discharge of all or most of his debt: 1. Pre-Bankruptcy Credit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAY 2015
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
May 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update   Right now the Queens’ real estate market is feeling pretty tight to say the least. If you or someone you know has been searching for a home, they can tel...
Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
May 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 509 509 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
JUST LISTED: 1BR Coop at the Greenbriar (85-15 Main St Briarwood, NY 11435)
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another One Bedroom Coop for Sale in Briarwood NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Briarwood Coop for Sale. Offered for sale b...
Dirty Little Secrets Your Landscaper Won't Tell You
May 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
If you hire a landscaping company to maintain your lawn, there are a few things you REALLY ought to know.  1) Less mowing is BETTER for your lawn and saves you $$$. Multiple academic studies have p...
Just Listed' 1 Bedroom Coop at 218-10 43rd Avenue in Bayside, NY 11361
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 319 319 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sale by George Her...
EEOC Files Its First of Two Transgender Discrimination Lawsuits
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 314 314 recommendations | email to a friend
New York employers should take note that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed and settled its first transgender discrimination lawsuit. In April 2015, the EEOC brought the suit ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: APRIL 2015
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April 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update Homes sales increased in March while inventory levels remained tight. Inventory typically reaches its low point during the winter months, but the current...

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Brooklyn marks Colon Cancer Awareness month
Borough President Eric Adams gathered with his staff at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Friday to kick off Colon Cancer Awareness month, the 13th consecutive year March has been dedicated to promoting awa...
Mar 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols announce bill to combat illegal home conversions
Would punish landlords while protecting tenants
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DOT Art Program unveils new green installation in Brooklyn
It’s safe to assume that, before Tuesday, the pedestrian median at the intersection of 4th and Prospect avenues in South Park Slope had never before been adorned with anything much prettier than a ...
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Uzbek community reacts to Brooklyn terror wannabes
Following arrests, leaders say youth outreach should be priority
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business leaders discussion formation of Court, Smith BID
According to organizers, 92% of area biz supports idea
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Brooklyn arts groups receive $45,000 in funding
Money will be used to market, promote borough's attractions
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Brooklyn arts groups receive $45,000 in funding
Money will be used to market, promote borough's attractions
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MoveNY reps discuss controversial plan at town hall
Say proposal is different than failed congestion pricing
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT unveils Vision Zero ped safety plan for Brooklyn
Will target the borough's most dangerous streets, intersections
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD, officials honor chiefs Nelson & Monaghan
Served community for a cumulative 75 years
Feb 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ryerson Towers Key Foods to close in two months
Local residents say elderly won’t have easy access to fresh food
Feb 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heat star visits Brooklyn to promote healthy living
Wade also helps dedicate new court at P.S. 9
Feb 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officer handed six-count indictment in Akai Gurley shooting
Defense says decision is really about Garner, Brown
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School officials criticize governor's education plan
Local teachers, parents, students and elected officials gathered at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Thursday for a meeting on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2015 education plan, a major overhaul of New York’s cu...
Feb 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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NBA All Stars Visit Local Schools, Drawing Smiles and a Few Tears
It’s safe to assume a healthy amount of tears were shed over the weekend, as the nation’s top basketball players descended on New York City for the three-day NBA All-Stars games. Tears over ticket ...
Feb 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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The knife brandished by a man under surveillance by a joint terrorism task force who was shot and killed outside a pharmacy Tuesday is displayed during a news conference at the Boston Police Department Headquarters Tuesday, June 2, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)BOSTON (AP) — A knife-wielding man killed by the terror investigators who had him under surveillance was confronted because he had bought knives and talked of an imminent attack on "boys in blue," the FBI said Wednesday.


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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Downplaying a joke he made earlier this year about transgender people, Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said Wednesday that he believes voters are more concerned about his thoughts on other issues such as the economy.
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Former Rhode Island Governor Chafee poses for a selfie with a student after announcing he will seek the Democratic nomination to be U.S. president during an address to the GMU School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs in ArlingtonFormer Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee formally announced his bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday, becoming the third candidate to challenge party front-runner Hillary Clinton. Chafee, 62, a former Republican U.S. senator as well as an independent for a short time, announced his campaign in a speech at George Mason University in Virginia, just outside Washington. "I enjoy challenges and certainly we have many facing America," Chafee said, adding: "Today, I'm formally entering the race for the Democratic nomination for president." Although his 2016 bid is a long shot, Chafee's entry into the race adds one more challenger facing Clinton, the former senator and U.S. secretary of state.


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