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Seller Concession: What is it and How does it Work?
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Supporting content provided by Robert Kaplan, P.C. What is a Seller Concession? Put simply, a seller conces...
Queens Real Estate Market: NOV 2016
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . November 2016 Market Update The Queens housing market continued on the same path in October with sales dec...
The Workers’ Compensation Board Ruled Against You—Now What?
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP | W orkers Compensation Attorneys New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers The Workers’ Compensation Board Ruled Against You—Now What? You got ...
Employers Walk the Line on Employees’ Social Media Comments
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As employers, if you feel that an employee’s comment on social media, such as Facebook or Twitter is damaging to your business’s reputation, it is wise to seek legal counsel...
The French Connection: Oldies But Goodies Movie In Yonkers With Real Stars
Nov 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
  Article by Tiziano Thomas Dossena On November 14, Alamo Theaters in Yonkers presented, on the 45 th  anniversary of its release, the Oscar winning film  The French Connection , which played to a ...
The Million Women March on Washington: Another Moment in History
Nov 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:US Coachways   Bus Rental   The Million Women March on Washington: Another Moment in History Million Women March Gets the Nation’s Attention Is the Million Women March on Washington going to...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2016
Nov 01, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
October 2016 Queens Real Estate Market Update A cooling trend in the Queens housing market continued in September with diminished inventory levels being the primary driving force behind the decline...
It’s Only Forty Years! Homecoming 2016 At Queens College
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 276 276 recommendations | email to a friend
  Article by TIZIANO THOMAS DOSSENA It’s funny how time is relative to people and moments in their life (I know that’s not what Einstein meant, but this is possibly a variant of his theory of relat...
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 311 311 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Pyrros & Serres LLP Your Rights During a Workers' Compensation Insurance Company Medical Exam When you've been hurt on the job and you file a claim for workers' compensation, one of the fir...
Beware of Insurance Company Investigators!
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 389 389 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Pyrros & Serres When you file for workers' compensation, it's not unusual for the workers' compensation insurance company to send out a private investigator to videotape you without your kn...

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Digging for info on a groundbreaking
We spent our holiday weekend recovering from our turkey hangover digging through the paper's archives and came across this photo we thought we would share with you. Obviously, it's a groundbreaking...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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How many beeps does it take...
Oh to be a fly on the wall during this meeting of the city's five borough cheerlead..., um, we mean borough presidents. The city's five borough presidents met for lunch last week at Wave Hill, the ...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cue the circling vultures
Some City Council members may have unwittingly voted themselves out of a job when they approved that controversial, but very hefty, 32 percent pay raise for themselves earlier this year. And its no...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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We think we found a traffic pattern
It appears that Mayor Bill de Blasio and his administration wasn't the first to realize that pedestrians and motorists travel a dangerous road in New York City. We came across this photo while root...
Nov 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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An ‘unidentified' fills in the blanks
We recently received a lot more information on a photo we found in our archives and ran a couple of weeks ago. Jeff Gottlieb of the Central Queens Historical Society was able to identify the politi...
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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It's a circus in Sunnyside!
Well, not quite. It's really just a man in a lion costume standing outside Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer's office last week, but that's pretty weird, isn't it? The lone lion was part of a “protest” o...
Oct 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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A quick history lesson on NYC politics
We ran this old photo from our archives last week asking for some help identifying the suits pictured, and we got an email from old friend Jeff Gottlieb, president of the Central Queens Historical ...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can you identify all ten?
It's been a few weeks since we've been to the photos archives (read: bunch of boxes with old unmarked pictures in them), and we came across this one. It looks like a collection of former Queens ele...
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jump the gun, just don't jump the shark!
Why worry about a little detail like actually getting elected before you start jumping into the political fray? We understand that candidates for political office have to outline their positions an...
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group picks slick pol for Oil Slick Award
From what we know about State Senator Simcha Felder, he doesn't care much about labels. The former city councilman from Brooklyn was elected in November 2012 to the State Senate, defeating incumben...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo, Koch and Manes, oh my!
We here at Pol Position were back rooting around the office’s photo archives and came across this doozy! It doesn’t take a savvy watcher of New York City politics to instantly recognize some of the...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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We'll even take a 'Flip'-pant response
Registered voters went to the polls this week to vote for their preferred party candidate in several primary elections across the city. Well, almost all registered voters. The race to be the Republ...
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hey, we've heard of Gary Hart!
We ran this photo we found in our archives a couple of weeks back asking for help identifying the men in the photo, and we quickly got a response that the man on the left was Cliff Wilson, a former...
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Race in 16th heating up
Things are getting chippy between the two candidates in the 16th State Senate district race in Queens. Challenger S.J. Jung went hard after incumbent Toby Ann Stavisky's petition signatures in an a...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Let's get physical, politicos
It seems like when our city elected officials aren't busy making laws and cutting ribbons and instituting bag fees, there are out there getting their game on. We've been coming across more and more...
Aug 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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President-elect Donald Trump tweeted criticism of a "Saturday Night Live" sketch with Trump played by Alec Baldwin (R), which made fun of Trump's penchant for tweetingPresident-elect Donald Trump has reacted to a comedy sketch that mocked his penchant for sending tweets -- by sending a tweet. Trump again lambasted the show "Saturday Night Live," on which he is played by actor Alec Baldwin. "Just tried watching Saturday Night Live - unwatchable! Totally biased, not funny and the Baldwin impersonation just can't get any worse.


2016-12-04 02:53:19 -0500

A girl walks on a gas pipeline running through Okrika community near Nigeria's oil hub city of Port HarcourtNigeria and Morocco have signed a joint venture to construct a gas pipeline that will connect the two nations as well as some other African countries to Europe, Nigeria's minister of foreign affairs said on Saturday. The agreement was reached during a visit by the Morocco's King Mohammed to the Nigerian capital Abuja, Geoffrey Onyema, the minister, said, adding that the pipeline project would be designed with the participation of all stakeholders. "In this agreement both countries agreed to study and take concrete steps toward the promotion of a regional gas pipeline project that will connect Nigeria's gas resources, those of several West African countries and Morocco," Onyema told reporters in Abuja.  Onyema said the project aimed to create a competitive regional electricity market with the potential to be connected to the European energy markets.


2016-12-04 02:39:34 -0500

A unidentified man falls to the ground after speaking to authorities outside of a warehouse destroyed by a fire Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. A deadly fire broke out during a rave at a converted warehouse in the San Francisco Bay Area. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The converted warehouse known as the "Ghost Ship" where a deadly fire ripped through a late-night dance party was an artist workspace and illegal home for a rotating cast of a dozen or more residents, those who lived there or visited often said.


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