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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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 | 117 117 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 | 135 135 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 | 164 164 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 | 190 190 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?
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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 | 263 263 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 | 286 286 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 | 279 279 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 | 254 254 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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Bellerose hotel owners agree to phase out homeless by 2017
Also own Maspeth Holiday Inn, site of nightly protests
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community garden has new home at Grover Cleveland
Group starts GoFundMe page for gardening supplies
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shelter protesters continue demonstrations on the road
City says protesters are now targeting homeless kids
Sep 27, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (9/19/16-9/25/16)
Monday, Sept. 19 Evangelist Rodriguez was arrested at 62nd Street and Metropolitan Avenue for driving while intoxicated by Officer Prizeman. Tuesday, Sept. 20 Michael Albertsen was arrested at 64-0...
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Port Authority updates Borough Board on LGA progress
Discusses solutions to mitigate area traffic issues
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shelter opponents protest at commissioner’s Brooklyn home
Over 150 make trip from Maspeth to Windsor Terrace
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 votes against Maspeth homeless shelter plan
Community Board 5 overwhelmingly opposed the city’s plan to convert a Holiday Inn Express on 59-40 55th Road in Maspeth into a homeless shelter for adults at its monthly meeting on Wednesday. In a ...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holiday Inn Express in Corona housing homeless families
Pols worry it could become permanent shelter
Sep 15, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barnwell routs longtime incumbent Markey in Assembly race
Mapseth, MidVille send challenger to primary win over incumbent
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (9/5/16-9/11/16)
Monday, Sept. 5 Powel Grajewski was arrested at 60-53 60th Drive for third-degree assault by Officer Arlotta. Diamond Mendez was arrested at 59-02 Myrtle Avenue for third-degree assault by Office M...
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shelter opponents fight on despite owner calling off plan
The ongoing feud between Maspeth residents opposed to a homeless shelter and the city isn’t over just yet. After the owner of Holiday Inn Express told media outlets last week of his intentions to s...
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth honors residents, responders lost on 9/11
The Maspeth community paid tribute on Friday to the more than two dozen people who lived or worked in the neighborhood that died on September 11, 2011. On the 15th anniversary of the terrorist atta...
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vote Markey in the 30th District
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Sep 12, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shelter opponents vow to continue fight against city
Protesters turn backs to city officials at public hearing
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Maspeth lawmakers sue city over proposed shelter
READ THE LAWSUIT
Sep 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept testThe United States and South Korea are destined to "pay the price" for their decision to deploy an advanced missile defense system which will inevitably prompt a "counter attack", China's top newspaper said on Saturday. Tension on the Korean peninsula has been high this year, beginning with North Korea's fourth nuclear test in January, which was followed by a satellite launch, a string of tests of various missiles, and its fifth and largest nuclear test last month. In July, South Korea agreed with the United States to deploy the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system to protect against any North Korean threats.


2016-10-01 04:39:26 -0400

Brock Turner -- the former Stanford University student -- served just three months of his six-month sentence for raping an intoxicated and unconscious womanCalifornia's governor has signed a measure mandating prison time for people who rape unconscious or intoxicated victims, the fallout in the case of an ex-Stanford student athlete that sparked widespread outrage. Governor Jerry Brown signed the legislation Friday, just weeks after 21-year-old Brock Turner, formerly on the Stanford swim team, was released from jail. Turner served just three months of his six-month sentence for raping an intoxicated and unconscious 22-year-old woman behind a dumpster at a fraternity house.


2016-10-01 04:38:23 -0400
The fifth week of the college football season offers arguably the best lineup of games since the opening weekend. With so many top 10 teams facing each other, this week could provide some clues on which teams have legitimate College Football Playoff aspirations.
2016-10-01 04:37:53 -0400