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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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 | 113 113 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 | 128 128 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 | 158 158 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 | 191 191 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 | 185 185 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 | 259 259 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 | 282 282 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 | 276 276 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 | 250 250 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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MLS Underestimates Queens
Hold Another Town Hall Meeting
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seeking an Office on Queens Blvd.
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Five Years of Fixing, Triple the Losses.
One of the biggest employers in America is crashing. And everything the federal government is doing to fix the U.S. Postal Service is just making it worse. A lesson we should learn as we stand on t...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unnecessary Roughness
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Social Security & Medicare: More Than Numbers
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Dec 05, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Op-Ed: The Benefits of Rapid Home HIV Testing
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there is an estimated 1.2 million people who are living with HIV in the United States. One in five (240,000) of that population ar...
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Betting' on New York's recovery
Our New York State lottery is primarily dedicated to education funding, as stated by legislation. A good question might be whether, in unique circumstances, a lottery can be used for emergency purp...
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Our Opinion: Hats off to CYO!
Volunteers work all weekend gathering and sorting donations for Sandy victims
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Vapid Recovery
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The 'Energy' of a Second Term
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Happy 108th Birthday to the New York City subway
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Emergency firing not a big deal?
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What does Obamacare mean for HIV/AIDS patients
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Finding irony in the gas panic
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Roger Goodell’s “Pete Rozelle” Moment
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 22, 2016, file photo, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks during a news conference, in Washington. On Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, Lagarde called the inclusion of China’s renminbi as the fifth currency in an elite group of the world’s reserve currencies “an important and historic milestone” for the international financial system. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, is calling the inclusion of China's renminbi as the fifth currency in an elite group of the world's reserve currencies an "important ...


2016-09-30 18:03:56 -0400

Historic takeover of Puerto Rico's finances, agencies beginsA federal control board on Friday took over Puerto Rico's finances and several government agencies for the first time in the U.S. territory's history in a bid to haul the island out of an acute economic ...


2016-09-30 18:02:37 -0400

A New Jersey Transit rail car is seen at Penn Station during the morning commute on September 30, 2016 in New YorkOne woman was killed and more than 100 people injured when a commuter train traveling "at a high rate of speed" plowed into the station at Hoboken, New Jersey during the morning rush hour on Thursday. New Jersey's Republican Governor Chris Christie, a prominent ally in Donald Trump's race to become president, in July temporarily shut down $2.7 billion worth of New Jersey Transit projects in a political dispute with state Democrats. A federal law passed in 2008 required rail companies to adopt Positive Train Control, a technology designed to help prevent accidents, by the end of 2015.


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