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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...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America?
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 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 | 193 193 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 | 265 265 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 | 288 288 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 | 281 281 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 | 256 256 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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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/14/12-5/20/12)
Monday, May 14 Terence Doherty was arrested at 79-60 Metroplitan Avenue for menacing by Officer Cullihan. Tuesday, May 15 Gabriel Aldana was arrested at 62-67 60th Street for criminal mischief by O...
May 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bloomberg fights chronic absenteeism
Mayor Michael Bloomberg last week launched a $9 million ad campaign aimed at reducing chronic absenteeism in public schools. The campaign, created by AT&T and the Ad Council, includes a new Web sit...
May 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter 5/7/12-5/13/12)
Monday, May 7 William Cairns was arrested at 65-57 Myrtle Avenue for criminal contempt by Officer Gomez. Tuesday, May 8 Eric Baller was arrested at 479 Onderdonk Avenue for criminal trespassing by ...
May 15, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council members tour Maspeth industrial businesses
City Council members from the Committees on Small Business and Economic Development toured businesses in the Maspeth Industrial Business Zone last Friday, May 4, in an effort to reach out to manage...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gibbons family gets their say at sentencing
Crowley urges passage of bill to strengthen penalty for leaving an accident
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/30/2012-5/6/2012
Monday, Apr. 30 Maciej Gorski was arrested at 10-42 Seneca Avenue for assault by Officer Fenton. Octavian Alecu was arrested at Eliot Avenue and Fresh Pond Road for aggravated unlicensed operation ...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 hosts May meeting
Community Board 5 will host its monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 9th at 7:30 in the cafeteria of Christ the King Regional High School at 68-02 Metropolitan Avenue in Middle Village. The agenda inc...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drag racing sweep in Maspeth
On Saturday, April 28, the 104th and 108th precincts conducted a joint drag racing sweep, involving two lieutenants and 14 officers. In the sweep, six were arrested, two for possession of forged ve...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Water Board proposes 7 percent rate hike
Reps at hearing say any increase is too much
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth renames intersection for fallen hero
On Sunday afternoon, the intersection of 59th Road and 60th Street in Maspeth was renamed “Detective Kevin Czartoryski Place” in honor of Retired Detective Czartoryski, a Maspeth native, who suffer...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/23/12-4/29/12)
Monday, Apr. 23 Ibrahim Ali was arrested at Cypress Avenue and Vermont Place for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Rodriguez. Anisoava Caldavas was arrested at 60-16 Myrtle Avenue for crim...
May 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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PEP votes 'yes' to school closures, “turnaround” model
Vote affects seven high schools in Queens, four in Brooklyn
Apr 27, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enterprise touches down in Queens
747 carrying Space Shuttle lands at JFK
Apr 27, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pennisi tapped to head Queens Boy Scouts
At a meeting last week of the Board of the Queens Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Albert Pennisi was voted in as the council's new president. Pennisi will be responsible for giving support to...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Kiwanis offers scholarships to HS seniors
The Maspeth Kiwanis Club is offering 10 $1,500 scholarships to 2012 high school graduates in its district. Requirements to receive a scholarship include a typewritten statement of less than 200 wor...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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File photo of a Google search page is seen through a magnifying glass in this photo illustration taken in BerlinBy Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators plan to order Alphabet's Google to stop paying financial incentives to smartphone makers to pre-install Google Search exclusively on their devices and warned the company of a large fine, an EU document showed. Google received a copy in April in which the European Commission accused it of using its dominant Android mobile operating system to shut out rivals. The EU competition enforcer in its charge sheet, known as a statement of objections, said it planned to tell the U.S. technology giant to halt payments or discounts to mobile phone manufacturers in return for pre-installing Google's Play Store with Google Search.


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German Chancellor Merkel arrives to sign a book of condolence for former Israeli President Peres in BerlinBy Georgina Prodhan FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel cannot afford to bail out Deutsche Bank given the hard line Berlin has taken against state aid in other European nations and the risk of a political backlash at home, German media wrote on Saturday. The government denied a newspaper report on Wednesday that it was working on a rescue plan for Germany's biggest bank, as its shares went into a tailspin fueled by a demand for up to $14 billion from U.S. authorities for misselling mortgage-backed securities before the financial crisis. Germany, which has insisted Italy and others accept tough conditions in tackling their problem lenders, can ill afford to be seen to go soft on its flagship bank, the Frankfurter Allgemeine wrote.


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A woman holds a poster with the photograph of Spain's Socialist party leader Pedro Sanchez as she gathers with other people outside the party headquarters in Madrid, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. Spain's Socialist party is facing strong internal discord as they vote to decide if they will keep or oust their leader Pedro Sanchez, who has been leading opposition to acting conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's efforts to build a minority government and end a nine-month political deadlock. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)MADRID (AP) — Rent by internal divisions, members of Spain's Socialist Party are voting Saturday to decide if they will keep or oust leader Pedro Sanchez, who has been blocking acting conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy from building a minority government.


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