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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 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 | 96 96 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 | 124 124 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 | 157 157 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 | 150 150 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 | 222 222 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 | 247 247 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 | 241 241 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 | 218 218 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 | 226 226 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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Scout overcomes huge obstacles to earn rank of Eagle
If you have a goal, don’t stop going working for it, just keep going. That has been the motto of 18-year-old Jonathan Murphy, who recently achieved the highest rank in the Boy Scouts. On June 10, h...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Stan's lunch aide retires after four decades
For the past 40 years, Monica Reilly has kept the hearts and bellies of the students and teachers at Maspeth's St. Stanislaus Kostka School full. On Thursday, they paid a fitting tribute to the lon...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/13/16-6/19/16)
Monday, June 13 Matthew Young was arrested at 71-07 65th Place for assault by Officer Vasquez. Ryan Byrd was arrested at 61-01 55th Street for second-degree assault by Officer Marinacci. Helen Hon ...
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Maspeth Kiwanis awards annual scholarships
13 local seniors honored at luncheon
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Maspeth site eyed for eight-acre NYPD storage facility
Grand Ave. building once home to Star Corrugated Box
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Investors Bank opens Grand Avenue branch
Investors Bank is holding a month-long grand opening event at the new Maspeth branch at 69-71 Grand Avenue, its eighth branch in Queens. Branch Manager Karla Chong-Dichiara joined Investors Bank be...
Jun 15, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Relay for Life returns to Juniper Valley Park
The American Cancer Society held its biggest Queens event of the summer on Saturday, as over 1,000 people walked the track and camped out in Middle Village’s Juniper Valley Park as part of a night ...
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Two construction projects starting in Middle Village, Glendale
Residents to face water and traffic interruptions
Jun 14, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early childhood school takes different approach
Lauren Travers is trying to change early childhood education one step at a time. The Sunnyside resident and mother of two runs Amazing Magic Beans, a private school for young children ages 2 to 5. ...
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Queens College celebrates 92nd commencement
Speakers urge students to set high goals, contribute
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DOT proposes changes to Maspeth truck bypass
The Department of Transportation is looking to ease the flow of traffic through industrial Maspeth and the surrounding areas of Ridgewood and Woodside. Agency reps met for the second time with the ...
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Flood panel tech wins city's resiliency competition
FW Brown to install panels to area small businesses
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Boro to get Vietnam memorial
Borough president announces she will allocate remaining $1.5M
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Maspeth honors centennial of World War I
The annual Maspeth Memorial Day Parade on Sunday afternoon honored the centennial of the United States’s involvement in World War I. The theme of this year's parade was “Maspeth, Lest We Forget: 10...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former U.S. trade czar keynotes Queens Chamber expo
Talks importance of nuclear energy
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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir addresses delegates during the swearing-in ceremony of First Vice President Taban Deng Gai at the Presidential Palace in the capital of JubaBy Denis Dumo JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudan's government urged Sudan and regional states on Tuesday not to let opposition leader Riek Machar launch a new rebellion, after he threatened a return to the battlefield unless demands needed to revive a peace deal were met. Machar is in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, having fled South Sudan after fighting flared between his supporters and those of his rival President Salva Kiir in July. After talks in Khartoum involving senior commanders and officials in the SPLM-In-Opposition (SPLM-IO) last week, Machar and his allies in a statement ordered their forces to reorganise for "armed resistance" to Kiir's government.


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WhatsApp says sharing data with Facebook will allow for more targeted advertising and help fight spamGerman data protection authorities on Tuesday said they had blocked Facebook from collecting subscriber data from its subsidiary WhatsApp, citing privacy concerns. Facebook and WhatsApp promised in the wake of the Silicon Valley giant's 2014 acquisition of the messaging app that they would not share data, Hamburg's Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information Johannes Caspar said in a statement. "It has to be (the users') decision whether they want to connect their account with Facebook," Caspar said.


2016-09-27 07:36:17 -0400

Container boxes are seen at the Yangshan Deep Water Port, part of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, in ShanghaiThe World Trade Organization cut its forecast for global trade growth this year by more than a third on Tuesday, reflecting a slowdown in China and falling levels of imports into the United States. The new figure of 1.7 percent, down from the WTO's previous estimate of 2.8 percent in April, marked the first time in 15 years that international commerce was expected to lag the growth of the world economy, the trade body said. The figures should be a wake-up call for governments, WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo said in the six-monthly trade outlook report.


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