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How To File For Ch. 7 Bankruptcy & Eliminate Debt: By A NYC Lawyer
Jun 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is a relatively simple process. There are only a few procedures that must take place before a debtor receives a discharge of all or most of his debt: 1. Pre-Bankruptcy Credit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAY 2015
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May 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update   Right now the Queens’ real estate market is feeling pretty tight to say the least. If you or someone you know has been searching for a home, they can tel...
Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
May 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 492 492 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
JUST LISTED: 1BR Coop at the Greenbriar (85-15 Main St Briarwood, NY 11435)
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another One Bedroom Coop for Sale in Briarwood NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Briarwood Coop for Sale. Offered for sale b...
Dirty Little Secrets Your Landscaper Won't Tell You
May 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
If you hire a landscaping company to maintain your lawn, there are a few things you REALLY ought to know.  1) Less mowing is BETTER for your lawn and saves you $$$. Multiple academic studies have p...
Just Listed' 1 Bedroom Coop at 218-10 43rd Avenue in Bayside, NY 11361
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 302 302 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sale by George Her...
EEOC Files Its First of Two Transgender Discrimination Lawsuits
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New York employers should take note that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed and settled its first transgender discrimination lawsuit. In April 2015, the EEOC brought the suit ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: APRIL 2015
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April 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update Homes sales increased in March while inventory levels remained tight. Inventory typically reaches its low point during the winter months, but the current...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY 11375
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 375 375 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop fo...

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Brooklyn marks Colon Cancer Awareness month
Borough President Eric Adams gathered with his staff at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Friday to kick off Colon Cancer Awareness month, the 13th consecutive year March has been dedicated to promoting awa...
Mar 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols announce bill to combat illegal home conversions
Would punish landlords while protecting tenants
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DOT Art Program unveils new green installation in Brooklyn
It’s safe to assume that, before Tuesday, the pedestrian median at the intersection of 4th and Prospect avenues in South Park Slope had never before been adorned with anything much prettier than a ...
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Uzbek community reacts to Brooklyn terror wannabes
Following arrests, leaders say youth outreach should be priority
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Business leaders discussion formation of Court, Smith BID
According to organizers, 92% of area biz supports idea
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Brooklyn arts groups receive $45,000 in funding
Money will be used to market, promote borough's attractions
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Brooklyn arts groups receive $45,000 in funding
Money will be used to market, promote borough's attractions
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MoveNY reps discuss controversial plan at town hall
Say proposal is different than failed congestion pricing
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DOT unveils Vision Zero ped safety plan for Brooklyn
Will target the borough's most dangerous streets, intersections
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NYPD, officials honor chiefs Nelson & Monaghan
Served community for a cumulative 75 years
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Ryerson Towers Key Foods to close in two months
Local residents say elderly won’t have easy access to fresh food
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Heat star visits Brooklyn to promote healthy living
Wade also helps dedicate new court at P.S. 9
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Officer handed six-count indictment in Akai Gurley shooting
Defense says decision is really about Garner, Brown
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School officials criticize governor's education plan
Local teachers, parents, students and elected officials gathered at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Thursday for a meeting on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2015 education plan, a major overhaul of New York’s cu...
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NBA All Stars Visit Local Schools, Drawing Smiles and a Few Tears
It’s safe to assume a healthy amount of tears were shed over the weekend, as the nation’s top basketball players descended on New York City for the three-day NBA All-Stars games. Tears over ticket ...
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This Sept. 2009 photo, courtesy of the Center for Constitutional Rights, shows Majid Khan while imprisoned at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. Khan, a former Maryland resident, was subjected to more incidents of mistreatment while in CIA custody than previously disclosed, according to the Center for Constitutional Rights, a New York legal organization that represents him and other prisoners. The center says he was twice subjected to the simulated drowning technique known as waterboarding, sexually assaulted, hung on a wooden beam and kept in darkness for a year in secret CIA captivity overseas. (Center for Constitutional Rights via AP)MIAMI (AP) — A former Maryland resident imprisoned at Guantanamo was subjected to mistreatment while in CIA custody far in excess of what has previously been disclosed, including being hung from a wooden beam for three days and kept in total darkness for nearly a year, a legal organization that represents him said Wednesday.


2015-06-02 19:12:51 -0400

The Canary Wharf financial district is seen in east LondonBy Matt Scuffham LONDON (Reuters) - London's financial district will grow its economic output by more than a third and employ 10 percent more people over the next decade if threats including a possible British exit from the European Union don't materialise, according to a study. A report commissioned by the City of London Corporation, which promotes London as a financial centre, said the City generated 45 billion pounds in what it termed economic output in 2014, with that figure expected to grow by 16 billion in the next 10 years. Growth within the City will help contribute to the creation of 145,000 new jobs across London as a whole, it said.


2015-06-02 19:04:55 -0400

Wyden speaks with reporters as he arrives for the weekly Democratic Caucus policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in WashingtonBy Patricia Zengerle and Warren Strobel WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed legislation reforming a government surveillance program that swept up millions of Americans' telephone records, sending the bill to the White House for President Barack Obama to sign into law. Reversing security policy in place since shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, the bill would end a system exposed by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. Passage of the USA Freedom Act, the result of an alliance between Senate Democrats and some of the chamber's most conservative Republicans, was a victory for Obama, a Democrat, and a setback for Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.


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