blog roll
our featured bloggers
8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 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 | 80 80 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 | 108 108 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 | 138 138 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 | 132 132 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 | 204 204 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 | 232 232 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 | 224 224 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 | 202 202 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 | 208 208 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...

more blogs

news
Markey: meeting with Stringer key to stopping shelter
PLUS: Protestors urges nationwide boycott of Holiday Inn, CB5 prepares for potentially raucous hearing
Aug 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Queens mans sues borough president over FOIL requests
Wants info on two meetings Katz held on Willets Point
Aug 23, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/15/16-8/21/16)
Monday, Aug. 15 Roberto Figueroa was arrested at Saint Nicholas And Myrtle avenues for aggravated unlicensed operator by Office Szpak. David Williams was arrested at Fresh Pond Road and Metropolita...
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Protesters should direct their anger at City Hall: Holiday Inn rep
A representative from the Holiday Inn Express in Maspeth, which the city plans to convert into a homeless shelter on October 1, said protesters should be shouting at City Hall, not the hotel. The r...
Aug 18, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Editorial: A Tale of Two Meetings
One aspect dominated media coverage of shelter meeting
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Maspeth residents continue to protest shelter plan - including man who was arrested Thursday
Hundreds of protesters rallied in front of the Holiday Inn Express in Maspeth on Monday evening, continuing their ongoing demonstrations against the hotel’s conversion into a homeless shelter. One ...
Aug 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/1/16-8/14/16)
Monday, Aug. 1 Jorge Fajardo was arrested at 62-27 Fresh Pond Road for aggravated harassment by Officer Vazquez. Emanuel Miro was arrested at Juniper Boulevard South and 69th Place for unauthorized...
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Angry residents protest homeless shelter plan in Maspeth
CB5 to hold its own likely contentious hearing on August 31
Aug 12, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Night Out brings police, community closer
104th takes over Juniper Valley with food, music, rides
Aug 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Campers on campus: scouts explore St. John's
STEM, technology a focus of week-long program
Aug 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
City looks to convert Maspeth hotel into adult shelter
Local resident claims homeless already living in facility
Aug 04, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/29/16-9/4/16)
Monday, Aug. 29 Adam Vilella was arrested at Borden Avenue and 55th Drive for burglary by Officer Sullivan. Carol Spetcu was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for criminal contempt by Detective Dema...
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Breathalyzers in DWI Cases: To Blow or Not to Blow
One of the most frequently asked questions of criminal defense lawyers is whether or not a person is better off agreeing to take a breath test or refusing to take a breath test when pulled over by ...
Aug 03, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
How The HECM Financial Tool is Significantly Improving Retirement Plans for Queens Residents
How A HECM Can Provide You With The Extra Cash You Need For Retirement. Longer life expectancy, rising health care costs, unstable market returns, and inflated cost of living increases over the las...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Serial burglar shot by cops at Maspeth house
Woman injured by cable wire in unrelated incident
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

Jordanian writer gunned down outside courthouseA prominent and outspoken Jordanian writer on Sunday was shot dead in front of the courthouse where he had been on trial for sharing a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam. There were no immediate details ...


2016-09-25 08:28:10 -0400

The flag of diversity flutters at the U.S. Embassy in San Jose, Costa RicaBy Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court is set to decide within weeks whether to hear a major transgender rights case for the first time, a dispute involving which bathroom a Virginia high school student can use, but the justices have reasons to duck the issue. The local school board is asking the justices to hear its appeal of an April 19 ruling by the Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that found that transgender students are protected under U.S. laws that bar sex-based discrimination. If the high court refuses to hear the case, the justices would leave in place the groundbreaking appeals court ruling in favor of transgender rights that Grimm could use the bathroom of the student's choice.


2016-09-25 08:21:43 -0400
MADRID (AP) — Residents of Spain's Basque and Galicia regions voted in regional parliamentary elections on Sunday, but with few hopes of ending the country's 9-month political stalemate and avoiding a third round of national elections in one year.
2016-09-25 08:10:19 -0400