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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 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 | 116 116 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 | 134 134 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 | 162 162 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 | 195 195 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 | 189 189 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 | 262 262 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 | 285 285 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 | 278 278 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 | 253 253 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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Community honors Williamsburg native killed in Orlando shooting
Dozens of community members gathered at the playground at Borinquen Plaza to pay tribute to Enrique Rios, a 25-year-old man who was among the 49 people killed in the Orlando nightclub shooting two ...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decade-old murder may finally have closure
Prime suspect allegedly told girlfriend about killing
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber convenes roundtable to discuss retail difficulties
High-profile corridors face turnover, vacant storefronts
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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'What about our park?'
South Brooklyn pols want city to make good on $40M upgrade
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYCHA developments across city get safety upgrades
The de Blasio administration is shining a light on crime, quite literally, in public housing with a $140 million plan to improve security with new LED fixtures and expanded after-hours programming....
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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First phase of Ft. Greene Park reno complete
The first phase of renovations at Fort Greene Park is officially complete. Improvements include new paths and benches, plantings and landscaping to correct hillside erosion, a new drainage system, ...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Supporters rally to save Gowanus film studio
City chose location as temporary site for canal cleanup
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trailblazer in women’s politics honored in native Brooklyn
The first African-American woman to serve in the United States Congress and a dedicated civic leader was remembered last week in the borough were she grew up and lived. A tree and plaque was dedica...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business owners feel crunch of Myrtle Ave work
Clinton Hill biz owners launch new marketing campaign
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Library kicks-off summer reading program
The Brooklyn Public Library kicked off its summer reading campaign with a celebration on the steps of the central branch at Grand Army Plaza last week. “We want all of you to read for the rest of y...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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207 schools to offer computer science next year
Chancellor visits Williamsburg school for announcement
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Postal worker whose arrest went viral to sue city
The postal worker whose controversial arrest video went viral in March plans to sue the city. Grays stood alongside attorney Kenneth Ramseur, Borough President Eric Adams and family members outside...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lentol calls for more G train cars
With the impending L train closure looming, one of the many suggestions people have offered is increasing service on the G train. And one elected official wants that now, not in three years. Assemb...
May 31, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tenants rally at Ebbets Field to preserve affordable housing
Residents of the Ebbets Field housing complex were joined by elected officials and community advocates last week to protest rising rents and alleged mistreatment by management in one of the city’s ...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beach season underway in Coney Island
Beachgoers flocked to historic Coney Island this weekend for the official opening of Brooklyn’s most popular beach. “There is no place like this in the world,” said Councilman Mark Treyger. “I am s...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The fatal shooting by police of Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man, has brought attention to El Cajon, a diverse suburb of San Diego that has seen a surge of refugees, many from Iraq and more recently from Syria.
2016-10-01 02:45:48 -0400

Main Street in the city of El Cajon, Calif., a community east of San Diego, is seen Thursday Sept. 29, 2016. On Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, an El Cajon police officer shot and killed Alfred Olango, a Ugandan refugee who lived in the city. (AP Photo/Don Boomer)EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The family of an unarmed black man fatally shot by police is like thousands who have transformed the suburban San Diego city of El Cajon: Refugees from a strife-torn country.


2016-10-01 02:42:22 -0400
A moment-by-moment breakdown of events shown in two videos released Friday showing an El Cajon, California, police officer shooting and killing Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man. One is surveillance ...
2016-10-01 02:38:43 -0400