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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 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 | 120 120 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 | 138 138 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 | 167 167 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 | 195 195 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 | 201 201 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 | 267 267 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 | 290 290 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 | 283 283 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 | 258 258 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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Protect the flag
Dear Editor, An American flag was burned on Staten Island in front of a police precinct to protest the death of a 16-year-old boy. I find that extremely disturbing. Our American flag represents all...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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On Orlando
Dear Editor, The mass shooting in Orlando in which 50 people were killed and 53 wounded is the most horrendous act of mass murder in our country. These innocent people were shot because of their se...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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More than a name
Dear Editor, Anheuser-Busch announced that from May 23 to November 8 its Budweiser brand is changing the name on their cans and bottles from Budweiser to America, apparently to profit from this yea...
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Against bag fee
Dear Editor, I have read several opinions about the five-cent charge for plastic bags. It is now beach season and most people use plastic bags to go to the beach. I am against it. I recycle my bags...
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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TWC buyout
Dear Editor, The acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Charter Communications yields two big beneficiaries: outgoing CEO Rob Marcus and Charter CEO Tom Rutledge. Marcus gets a $93 million severance p...
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Train to nowhere
Dear Editor: The start of construction for the new LaGuardia Airport missed the current status of the accompanying train-to-the-plane project. Original project sponsor Governor Andrew Cuomo and sup...
Jun 08, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stumped by Trump
Dear Examiner, Recently, Stephen Hawking was asked to explain Donald Trump's popularity in America. The brilliant astrophysicist responded, "I can't, he seems to appeal to the lowest common denomin...
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wright stuff
Dear Editor, The news that David Wright will now be on the disabled list for six to eight weeks due to continued back problems is indeed concerning. It is unfortunate that the young age of 33 he sh...
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Waiting to die?
Dear Editor, Recently, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said that the VA should not use wait times as a measure of success, comparing waits for VA health care to the hours people wait for...
Jun 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Up officer pay
Dear Editor, The police officers of our city work very hard each and every day to protect people from all sorts of trouble, and they most certainly deserve a much more substantial wage increase tha...
Jun 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Choice is Clinton
Dear Editor: Narcissus was a man who fell in love with his own reflection. A neophyte is a person new to a subject. Donald Trump is a narcissist neophyte by every definition. Clearly he is not a pr...
Jun 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thank the FDNY
Dear Editor; I'm Grand Knight of St. Anastasia Knights of Columbus Council 5911 in Douglaston and one of our members, Robert Sweeney, who is deputy commissioner and chief of staff of the FDNY, was ...
Jun 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Poor Procida?
Dear Editor, To respond to Mr. John Procida (“Rich or poor?” - May 12), I was wondering where you heard that these groups of politicians are looking to print this so-called money? It was May 9 when...
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pop's was history
Dear Editor, I read with interest and disbelief a letter written to you in which my name was mentioned, so I am responding. In this letter (“Don't mourn Pop's” - 5/5/16), it stated that my "incessa...
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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CUNY flunks Comp(ensation) 101
As a CUNY graduate, I was shocked to learn that CUNY's faculty hasn't gotten a raise since 2010. They deserve and desperately need it. Faculty members earn an average of $2,700 per course as adjunc...
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during a rally September 30, 2016 in Coral Springs, FloridaHillary Clinton has been rewarded with a sizeable poll bump on the heels of her commanding presidential debate performance, surveys showed on Saturday, while Donald Trump remained bogged down by his row with a former beauty queen. Trump had erased an advantage in polls enjoyed by his Democratic rival, but the latest average posted by RealClear Politics now shows Clinton ahead by three percentage points, 43.8 to 40.9 percent. A Clinton victory in next month's election, however, is by no means in the bag.


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KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's electoral commission president says a national election, originally scheduled for November this year, will likely take place at the end of 2018 — a two-year delay likely to cause more unrest in the tense central African nation.
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Authorities watch a video of the shooting scene at a news conference on Friday Sept. 30, 2016, in El Cajon, Calif, held to address the killing of Alfred Olango, a Ugandan refugee shot by an El Cajon police officer on Tuesday. The El Cajon police department released video footage of the shooting at the news conference. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — Alfred Olango, the unarmed black man shot and killed by police in a suburb of San Diego, was remembered in a demonstration Saturday organized by clergy members and supporters of Olango's family.


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