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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 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 | 119 119 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 | 137 137 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 | 166 166 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...
Protecting Your Right as a Spouse in a New York Estate
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 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...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America?
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 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....
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 266 266 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 | 289 289 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 | 282 282 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 | 257 257 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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Music, film and Brooklyn icon is lost
Ditmas Park remembers Ric Menello
Mar 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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7th Ave BID is gaining momentum
Along with other shopping districts in central Brooklyn, business is booming on 7th Avenue. Now, residents and shop owners are looking into forming a 7th Avenue Business Improvement District (BID)....
Mar 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB6 reviews reno plans in Slope historic district
A building in Park Slope’s historic district may be getting a facelift. The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) received a request to install a new roof deck with stairs at 226 Lincoln Place, a...
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Brooklyn Navy Yard goes high-tech with 22 new computers
Time Warner opens up lab
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Key Food and Walgreens to share space
Concede to pressure from Windsor Terrace nabes
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Renken landmark application will have to wait
Group hopes to preserve Clinton Hill building
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Cobble Hill community crowds synagogue to save LICH
In a crowded synagogue in Brooklyn, medical professionals and community members showed their support for Long Island College Hospital (LICH), which the SUNY Board of Trustees recently voted to shut...
Feb 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
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EPA gets an earful at Red Hook Gowanus meeting
Red Hooks residents overwhelmingly opposed the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal on how best to move forward with the Superfund cleanup of the Gowanus Canal at a public meeting last Wednes...
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Residents discuss safety concerns on Fourth Avenue
Park Slope residents packed St. Aquinas Church last week to give city officials their ideas to improve dangerous traffic conditions along Fourth Avenue. Department of Transportation (DOT) officials...
Feb 20, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB2 outlines its priorities for the coming fiscal year
Brooklyn’s Community Board 2 drafted their response to the Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2014, with an eye toward the future of the district. The largest issue that Robert Perris, CB2 district...
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Brooklyn healthcare on life support, too late for LICH
Hearing held to determine changes, SUNY votes to close hospital
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Cablevision union battle in Brooklyn rages on
22 workers fired, they say because of union leanings
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Brooklyn Heights library could be up for sale
Money would repair facility, but add residential units
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The beginning of a crowded race
Public advocate candidates square off in Astoria
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Volunteers put first responders above themselves
Organization ‘Says Thank You’
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KINGSTREE, S.C. (AP) — A world away from South Carolina's booming coastal resorts, hundreds of homes remain unrepaired in the county hardest hit by last year's floods. Now they're getting one last push of help.
2016-10-01 11:08:33 -0400

This NOAA satellite image taken Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at 12:45 AM EDT shows well defined Hurricane Matthew continuing to slowly move westward at about 7 MPH across the Caribbean. Recent reconnaissance missions have revealed max sustained wind speeds up to 160 MPH, bringing Matthew up to a category 5 hurricane. Some of the outer bands can be seen pushing into Hispaniola, as well as Venezuela and Columbia. Matthew is expected to begin its northward turn over the next few days, largely impacting Jamaica next. (NOAA/Weather Underground via AP)KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — One of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent history weakened a little on Saturday as it drenched coastal Colombia and roared across the Caribbean on a course that still puts Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba in the path of potentially devastating winds and rain.


2016-10-01 11:05:20 -0400
MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian government forces and separatist rebels say they have pulled back heavy weapons in only one out of three planned locations on the front line in eastern Ukraine.
2016-10-01 10:51:55 -0400