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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 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 | 116 116 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 | 144 144 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 | 176 176 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
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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
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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
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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 | 261 261 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 | 238 238 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 | 245 245 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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City Council votes to rezone East New York
The City Council voted to rezone portions of East New York last week by a vote of 45-1 margin. Councilwoman Inez Barron was the lone dissenting vote. Prior to the vote, Councilman Rafael Espinal sa...
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Cornegy leads Van Bramer on cultural tour of district
Learn specifically about historical significance of Weeksville
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Judge sentences Peter Liang to probation, community service
Protesters rally as ex-cop will serve no jail time
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Cherry Blossom festival celebrating 35th year
Sakura Matsuri will feature over 60 events at BBG
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Borough Hall to host free legal clinics
Borough Hall will now host free legal clinics where residents can access veterans, foreclosure prevention, domestic violence and family law services, as well as get advice in housing matters, trust...
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After victories, Fight for 15 continues with protests
The fight isn’t over yet. After a series of legislative victories in New York and California, the Fight for 15 movement is moving forward with strikes and protests, demanding a nationwide $15 minim...
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City Council committee approves ENY rezoning plan
Ten arrested protesting the plan outside pol's office
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Pols want historic designation for Crown Heights North
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congresswoman Yvette Clarke are urging the National Park Service to add a larger portion of Crown Heights to the National Register of Historic Places An expanded area...
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Residents want councilman to return donations from developers
Say money could impact position on East New York rezoning
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Brooklyn lawmakers want to make voting easier
Call for passage of three key voting laws
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Borough Hall gets new business mentoring center
Brooklyn small business owners will have a new resource with the opening of the new SCORE NYC office at Borough Hall. “The expansion of SCORE NYC in Brooklyn means more local entrepreneurs will hav...
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Housing advocates hold rallies across Brooklyn
Separate calls for affordable housing in Bushwick, East New York
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Robber targeting elderly in Brooklyn, Ridgewood
Police believe five incidents since January are connected
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Coney Island amusements open for the summer
Hordes of Brooklyn residents ready for the sunshine and warmer weather flocked to the beach this weekend to help officially open Coney Island's amusement and attractions for the summer season. Star...
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Brooklyn's Pakistani community holds vigil after attack
Calls for unity after suicide explosion kills over 70
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By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government will open the doors next week to a new agency, with stronger data protections, meant to shorten by many weeks the time it takes to vet government workers seeking "secret" and "top secret" security clearances. The National Background Investigations Bureau will be headed by Charles Phalen, who has worked as a security executive at the CIA, the FBI and defense contractor Northrop Grumman, officials said on Thursday on a conference call with reporters. The bureau will replace an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) clearance system that was hit by hackers who stole potentially sensitive personal data on as many as 22 million people, including government employees and job applicants.
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Nathan Carman arrives in a small boat at the US Coast Guard station in Boston, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Carman spent a week at sea in a life raft before being rescued by a passing freighter. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — It was a crime that stunned a quiet suburb and stumped investigators: an 87-year-old real estate developer killed in his home, shot three times with a rifle.


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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks at the Republican National Convention in ClevelandBy Patricia Zengerle and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Thursday expressed doubts about Sept. 11 legislation they forced on President Barack Obama, saying the new law allowing lawsuits against Saudi Arabia could be narrowed to ease concerns about its effect on Americans abroad. A day after a rare overwhelming rejection of a presidential veto, the first during Obama's eight years in the White House, the Republican leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives opened the door to fixing the law as they blamed Obama, a Democrat, for not consulting them adequately. "I do think is worth further discussing," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters, acknowledging that there could be "potential consequences" of the "Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act," known as JASTA.


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