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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 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 | 118 118 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 | 136 136 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 | 165 165 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 | 191 191 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?
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 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....
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 264 264 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 | 287 287 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 | 280 280 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 | 255 255 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 (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
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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
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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
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Serial burglar shot by cops at Maspeth house
Woman injured by cable wire in unrelated incident
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/25/16-7/31/16)
Monday, July 25 Joseph Rivera was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for grand larceny by Detective Moon. Nicholas Polo was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for criminal contempt by Detective William...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth honors officers killed in recent violence
In light of the recent spate of attacks on law enforcement officers in Dallas, Baton Rouge and Kansas City, residents gathered at Maspeth Memorial Square last week to honor the fallen. Organized by...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veterans Grove Park to undergo $1.7 million reconstruction
An Elmhurst park is finally getting a much-needed facelift. City officials broke ground on the $1.7 million reconstruction of Veterans Grove Park on Monday morning. Thanks to $1.5 million in funds ...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Variety B&G Club to host basketball tourney this weekend
Metta World Peace, Zab Judah, Lenny Cooke & more to suit up for celebrity game on Friday night
Jul 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community board approves Wyckoff Avenue plaza proposal
Advocates share stories of danger at busy intersection
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Chamber create start-up incubator for new businesses
The Queens Chamber of Commerce and State Senator Tony Avella are working together to help Queens-based businesses in a variety of fields.
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD 104 sponsors community safety day
Police officers and their local partners served the 104th precinct community in a different way on Monday – with a free, family fun fair that featured hot food, games and a bounce castle. “The idea...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens real estate experts see larger growth for commercial real estate, with some residential mix
In an industry that’s all about location, Queens is finding itself gaining momentum in the retail and office sectors. Michael Mattone, executive vice president and CFO of The Mattone Group , said Q...
Jul 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Not alone: group looks to end solitary confinement
Pushing for legislators to end practice in NYS
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After sit-in, Crowley hosts sit down on gun violence
Brings community together to discuss solutions to issue
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neighbors raise concerns over sex offenders in shelter
City says no offenders currently living in Pan Am
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This NOAA satellite image taken Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 at 12:45 AM EDT shows strengthening Hurricane Matthew moving westward at 14 MPH across the Caribbean basin. Max sustained winds on Matthew are up to 100 MPH as of 0600 UTC, with some of the outer bands affecting Puerto Rico and Hispaniola. Forecast tracks have Matthew continuing to push westward and strengthening for another few days before turning northward. (NOAA/Weather Underground via AP)KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Hurricane Matthew has been downgraded to a Category 4 storm as it continues roaring across the Caribbean Sea on a course that puts Jamaica, as well as parts of Haiti and Cuba, in the path of its potentially devastating winds and rain.


2016-10-01 06:43:13 -0400
MOSCOW (Reuters) - "Direct aggression" by the United States toward the Syrian government and armed forces would lead to "frightening, tectonic shifts" in the Middle East, RIA news agency cited Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova as saying on Saturday. Russia and the United States back opposing sides in the Syrian conflict. A U.S.-Russian brokered ceasefire in Syria recently fell apart, and Russian war planes on Saturday struck rebel-held areas north of the Syrian city of Aleppo. (Reporting by Alexander Winning)
2016-10-01 06:36:57 -0400

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump visits the Kent County Republican Headquarters, Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, in Grand Rapids, Mich. (AP Photo/John Locher)GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Donald Trump is encouraging voters to check out a "sex tape" featuring the former beauty queen with whom he's feuding. Hillary Clinton's campaign is suggesting that a better rental is the adult film in which Trump himself appears.


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