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Seller Concession: What is it and How does it Work?
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Supporting content provided by Robert Kaplan, P.C. What is a Seller Concession? Put simply, a seller conces...
Queens Real Estate Market: NOV 2016
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . November 2016 Market Update The Queens housing market continued on the same path in October with sales dec...
The Workers’ Compensation Board Ruled Against You—Now What?
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP | W orkers Compensation Attorneys New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers The Workers’ Compensation Board Ruled Against You—Now What? You got ...
Employers Walk the Line on Employees’ Social Media Comments
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As employers, if you feel that an employee’s comment on social media, such as Facebook or Twitter is damaging to your business’s reputation, it is wise to seek legal counsel...
The French Connection: Oldies But Goodies Movie In Yonkers With Real Stars
Nov 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
  Article by Tiziano Thomas Dossena On November 14, Alamo Theaters in Yonkers presented, on the 45 th  anniversary of its release, the Oscar winning film  The French Connection , which played to a ...
The Million Women March on Washington: Another Moment in History
Nov 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:US Coachways   Bus Rental   The Million Women March on Washington: Another Moment in History Million Women March Gets the Nation’s Attention Is the Million Women March on Washington going to...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2016
Nov 01, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
October 2016 Queens Real Estate Market Update A cooling trend in the Queens housing market continued in September with diminished inventory levels being the primary driving force behind the decline...
It’s Only Forty Years! Homecoming 2016 At Queens College
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 282 282 recommendations | email to a friend
  Article by TIZIANO THOMAS DOSSENA It’s funny how time is relative to people and moments in their life (I know that’s not what Einstein meant, but this is possibly a variant of his theory of relat...
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 311 311 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Pyrros & Serres LLP Your Rights During a Workers' Compensation Insurance Company Medical Exam When you've been hurt on the job and you file a claim for workers' compensation, one of the fir...
Beware of Insurance Company Investigators!
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 339 339 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Pyrros & Serres When you file for workers' compensation, it's not unusual for the workers' compensation insurance company to send out a private investigator to videotape you without your kn...

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70th Street in Maspeth converted into one-way
Change comes after two years of debating proposal
Oct 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Investors Bank to host third annual “Art of Thriving” Nonprofit Conference
Leaders at nonprofits around the city can attend the third annual “Art of Thriving” Not-For-Profit Conference in Astoria this Thursday.
Oct 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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We endorse Barnwell in the 30th AD
Best candidate for district that includes Maspeth, Middle Village & Woodside
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CB5 creates special committee to address homeless shelters
Community Board 5 announced at its monthly meeting last Wednesday night that it was reactivating a special committee on homelessness to address shelter issues, particularly in Maspeth. The move com...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposed limits to street fairs irk community boards
Say amount should not be capped per district
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Pols criticize mayor’s handling of homelessness
Potential rival thinks issue could spell de Blasio’s downfall
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Tempers flare at meeting with homeless commissioner
Grilled about increasing use of hotels to house homeless
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Citing crowded schools, pols call for downzoning
Argue South Corona can't handle influx of people
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Maspeth joins forces with Sunset Park to protest shelters
Residents try to keep focus on city's homeless policies
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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City expands composting program to Ridgewood
An additional 21,000 Ridgewood residents are the latest to have an opportunity to join the Department of Sanitation's (DSNY) expansive composting program. Existing participants in Community Board 5...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 to discuss two land use issues at October meet
The next meeting of Community Board 5 will take place on Wednesday, October 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Christ the King High School cafeteria, which is located at 68-02 Metropolitan Avenue in Middle Vi...
Oct 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Defiant city moves homeless men into Maspeth hotel
Residents descend on Holiday Inn for night of protests
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens officials bring shelter opposition to City Hall
Takes mayor to task for not involving communities in process
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/3/16-10/9/16)
Monday, Oct. 3 Corrada Pisani was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for third-degree assault by Detective Williams. Raul Vializ-Valentin was arrested at Cooper and Cypress avenues for aggravated unl...
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TOP HIGH SCHOOLS 2016
Our annual lists of the best high schools in New York City.
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The European Central Bank kept interest rates steady at a policy meeting on Thursday but unexpectedly cut its asset purchases to 60 billion euros ($65 billion) per month, from the current 80 billion euros. Following are highlights of ECB President Mario Draghi's comments at a press conference after the meeting. "Structural reforms are necessary in all euro area countries.
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Greece and Italy have been the first point of entry for most of the more than one million migrants who have entered the EUThe EU recommended Thursday that member states resume sending asylum seekers back to Greece from March next year, after transfers were halted for five years because of poor conditions there. Brussels said it was a key step towards restoring the European Union's migration policies and the passport-free Schengen zone, which nearly collapsed under the pressure of the 2015 migrant crisis. "We are recommending the gradual resumption of Dublin transfers of asylum seekers starting next year" from March 15, EU Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos told a press conference.


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Weekly US unemployment claims can be used to gauge the prevalence of layoffs, and has remained below 300,000 for 92 straight weeks, the longest such streak since 1970New claims for unemployment insurance fell at the start of December following two consecutive weeks of increases, the US Labor Department reported Thursday. The figures can be volatile, but the decline pointed to continued health in the labor market following the surprise drop in the November unemployment rate to 4.6 percent, its lowest level in nine years. In the week ending December 3, new claims for unemployment benefits fell by 10,000 to 258,000, slightly higher than an analyst consensus forecast which called for 255,000 claims.


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