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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 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 | 76 76 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 | 105 105 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 | 129 129 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 | 135 135 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 | 201 201 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 | 229 229 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 | 221 221 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 | 199 199 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 | 205 205 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...

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The worst?
Dear Editor, Former vice president Dick Cheney said “Obama is the worst president in my lifetime.” His asinine remark places him on the wrong side of history. As Barack Obama approaches the end of ...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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USA! USA! USA!
Dear Editor, Our American athletes have shown their true mettle in the Summer Olympics. There have been losers and winners, but many showed their love of the sport. Examples like gymnasts Simone Bi...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Winners & losers
Dear Editor, An international corporation opens a hotel in a local community, and the local government is cooperative in this endeavor with permits, tax breaks, etc. If it doesn't work out, the cor...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vote Libertarian
Dear Editor, If there is anyone out there as angry as I am about the options for presidential candidates that our two-party system has given us this year, hold on, there is another option. Gary Joh...
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Key Fraud
Dear Editor, I would like to warn shoppers of a number of issues at the Key Food franchise at 138-37 Queens Boulevard off 86th Avenue in Briarwood. First, the majority of the employees are either u...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Changing of guard
Dear Editor, The announcement that NYPC Commissioner Bill Bratton will be stepping down at the end of the month was surprising. Originally he said that he would remain until 2017. He has had a long...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinton treatment
Dear Editor, Regarding Edward Riechs' July 21st letter on the "unfair treatment" of Chelsea Clinton, Bill Clinton didn't lie to grand jury about his affair with a White House intern. He perjured hi...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Slice of Piazza
Dear Editor, I would like to offer congratulations to Mike Piazza for the enormous achievement of making the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Piazza went in as a Met, which honors all of us Me...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whole lotta Clinton
Dear Editor, Bill Clinton was president for eight years. If Hillary Clinton wins the upcoming election, she will take office on January 21, 2017. If she serves for eight years it's possible that Ch...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Needed vacation
Dear Editor, Congress adjourning and leaving Washington for a recess of seven weeks is actually great news. Our civil and economic liberties are continually at risk when any legislative body, be it...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Backing Trump
Dear Editor, After some uncertainty about which candidate to vote for, after hearing Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention there is absolutely no doubt in my mind w...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stop K2, legalize pot
Dear Editor, K2 is touted as an alternative to marijuana because it allegedly provides a “high” similar to marijuana while not being detectible by common drug tests used today. Unlike marijuana, wh...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scary politics
Dear Editor, It is not hard to be a fortune teller during this election process. If Trump loses in November one can already hear his rantings that the “system is rigged,” that he won the election a...
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Shedding light on K2
Dear Editor, Kudos to Jaime Rosenberg for an excellent and informative expose on K2. The boxed answers to five key questions was very creative and helpful to your readers. Police Commissioner Bill ...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wasted money
Dear Editor, Governor Andrew Cuomo's New York planned oversight by the state Design and Construction Corporation for all Metropolitan Transportation Authority capital projects over $50 million is r...
Jul 27, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Latest: Suspect from Turkey, legal resident in USThe Latest on a fatal shooting at a mall in Washington state (all times local): 10:21 p.m. Authorities say the suspect in the deadly Washington mall shooting had a previous arrest for simple assault and ...


2016-09-25 01:26:35 -0400

Duke wide receiver T.J. Rahming (3) heads downfield past three Notre Dame defenders after catching a pass from quarterback Daniel Jones during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Duke coach David Cutcliffe need not have worried about AJ Reed's confidence.


2016-09-25 01:23:57 -0400

The $1 billion condominium and hotel development dubbed Fig Central is being built by Beijing-based Oceanwide Holdings near the Staples Center in Los AngelesFrom real estate, to high-tech firms to entertainment giants, Chinese investments in the United States, notably California, are moving at a dizzying pace and are on course to smash records again this year. Chinese companies shelled out a record $15 billion last year in the US and that figure could more than double in 2016, according to research firm Rhodium Group and the National Committee on US-China Relations. California, especially the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles, has been at the forefront of China's appetite to invest overseas, with billions of dollars going into the technology, renewable energy and entertainment sectors, and increasingly into real estate.


2016-09-25 01:21:59 -0400