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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 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 | 118 118 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 | 146 146 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 | 173 173 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 | 179 179 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 | 245 245 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 | 271 271 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 | 263 263 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 | 240 240 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 | 248 248 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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Address the homeless issue with transparency
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Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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E-Learning Essential for Improving Public Teacher Corps
As classes start, public schools across the country are staring down crisis-level teacher shortages. Rapid City, South Dakota, schools have 50 unfilled teaching positions. Georgia's Houston County ...
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Time the state made fantasy betting a reality
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Help Small Businesses, Don’t Punish Them
Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced an expansion of his multi-agency task force to combat worker exploitation and unsafe work conditions. He now plans to widen its focus to 15 target industrie...
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The Landslide Will Bring Him Down
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Editorial: A Tale of Two Meetings
One aspect dominated media coverage of shelter meeting
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The red tape needs to be cut in an emergency
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Remember the Old Richmond Hill Republican Club?
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An Open Letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio
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Electeds Need to Challenge Mayor on Shelter
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Spitballing shelter locations - Maspeth Homeless Shelter Doesn't Make Sense
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DEP Fiddling With Flowers While We Flood
It’s no wonder that a considerable-sized crowd rushed to voice concerns over the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) plan to capture storm water runoff in Bayside by planting lots of flo...
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Don't ask your agent about a neighborhood
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Forgotten Solution to Rising Healthcare
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Give Credit Where Credit is Due
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2016, file photo, Chicago Bears cornerback Tracy Porter (21) defends as Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) catches a pass thrown by Dak Prescott (4) for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas. Bryant has a slight hairline fracture in a bone in his right knee, though coach Jason Garrett says the receiver might not miss a game. Bryant didn’t practice Wednesday, three days after getting hurt in a win over Chicago, and the same day the team got back results of an MRI. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dez Bryant appeared in the locker room Thursday and seemed to be in a good mood, which was more than the Dallas receiver could say for the first two days of the week.


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A VLAT (Very Large Air Tanker) drops retardant to create a fire break while battling a wildfire near Morgan Hill, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. A growing and destructive wildfire moved toward remote California homes in the Santa Cruz Mountains on Wednesday as it scorched its way through bone-dry brush and trees. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)MORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire in a mostly remote area of California's Santa Cruz Mountains has now destroyed eight homes and sent a firefighter to the hospital, officials said Thursday.


2016-09-29 21:37:30 -0400

Emergency vehicles are seen in an aerial view outside the New Jersey Transit station following a train derailment and crash in Hoboken, New JerseyA commuter train plowed into a station in New Jersey at the height of Thursday's morning rush hour, killing a woman on the platform and injuring more than 100 people as it brought down part of the roof and scattered debris over the concourse. Witnesses described terrifying scenes as the front of the train smashed through the track stop at high speed and into the Hoboken terminal, toppling support columns and creating chaos at one of the busiest transit hubs in the New York City area. "We have no indication that this is anything other than a tragic accident but ... we're going to let the law enforcement professionals pursue the facts," New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said at a news conference in Hoboken alongside New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.


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