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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 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 | 114 114 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 | 142 142 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 | 174 174 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 | 169 169 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 | 241 241 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 | 267 267 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 | 260 260 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 | 237 237 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 | 244 244 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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CitiStorage fire coats Williamsburg and Greenpoint in ash On a quiet Saturday morning along with Williamsburg waterfront, a seven-alarm fire began that would burn and smolder as firefighters spent ...
Dec 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volunteers collect 1,200 toys for donation to 50 groups
Just in time for Christmas, Borough President Eric Adams sans grey beard and red cap played Santa Claus to about 1,000 Brooklyn youths. Gathered around the Borough Hall Christmas tree, Adams thanke...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Housing, athletic complex coming to Bedford Union Armory
Officials tout community involvement in project
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Pols welcome new addition to SUNY Biotech Incubator
Elected officials and leaders in the field of health care gathered to celebrate the final stage of the State University of New York (SUNY) Biotech Incubator last week. The last portion of the proje...
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Mayor delivers keynote at immigration conference
Announces new legal aid program for immigrants
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Borough Park street renamed for WWII hero
Councilman David Greenfield honored heroic World War II resistance fighter Rabbi Michoel Ber Weissmandl with a street co-naming in Borough Park over the weekend. Rabbi Weissmandl was a leader of th...
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Students march their college applications to Post Office
Marches held across NYC
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Officials tour green tech incubator in Brooklyn
Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul joined Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon, NYU Polytechnic vice dean Kurt Becker and State Senator Velmanette Montgomery at the Urban Future Lab incubator in Metrotech Cen...
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Catholic Charities breaks ground on new children's center
Original facility force to close due to damage from Sandy
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Pols host arts meet-and-greet in Fort Greene
Discuss how to increase visibility for small organizations
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Borough president hosts annual Interfaith Breakfast
Introduces new campaign to get Metrocards in hands of needy
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Activists support hunger strike by ICE detainees
Rally outside Clinton's Brooklyn campaign HQ
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Yungman Lee to challenge Velazquez for Congress
Fellow Democrat hopes to unseat 12-term Congresswoman
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Brooklyn tree lighting starts holiday season
Residents gather at MetroTech for 26th annual celebration
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Coalition releases annual report on hunger in the city
Calls for min wage increase, funding for SNAP
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NEW YORK (AP) — A company that controls CBS and Viacom wants the two New York media companies to combine again, more than a decade after they went their separate ways.
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte reviews an honor guard with his Vietnamese counterpart Tran Dai Quang during a welcome ceremony at the presidential palace in Hanoi, Vietnam, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. Duterte is on a two-day visit to meet Vietnam's leaders. (Hoang Dinh Nam/Pool Photo via AP)HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said joint military exercises of Filipino and American troops next week will be the last such drills, although his foreign secretary quickly said the decision was not final.


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Former US president Bill Clinton pays his respects next to the coffin of former Israeli president Shimon Peres in Jerusalem on September 29, 2016Israeli leaders, former US president Bill Clinton and crowds of mourners gathered outside parliament Thursday to pay last respects to Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres, whose body was lying in state. A major security operation was being put in place ahead of Friday's funeral, which is to be attended by leaders from across the world, including US President Barack Obama and Britain's Prince Charles. In a rare visit to Jerusalem, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas was also planning to attend, Palestinian officials told AFP.


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