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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 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 | 120 120 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 | 138 138 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 | 167 167 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 | 195 195 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 | 201 201 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....
Aug 27, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Well congratulations to Jim Turano. You have served the Communities for 37 years in the Real Estate Business and now through a chance meeting with a famous artist she had to sketch you. Very good b...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 267 267 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 | 291 291 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 | 283 283 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, ...

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Pol calls on MTA to release service stats for 7 line
Says delays up, while agency says numbers already available
Jan 19, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dozens arrested in LaGuardia Airport demonstration
Hundreds of city officials, airport workers and advocates rallied for higher wages and benefits at a Martin Luther King Day rally on a cold Monday afternoon. Dozens were arrested in the demonstrati...
Jan 19, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weprin talks State of the State with community leaders
Garners support by emphasizing fixing transportation needs
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella offers own recommendations to fight homeless problems
City announces it will double the number of Drop-In Centers
Jan 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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City rejects proposals for festival in FMCP
The Parks Department has rejected all three proposals to host a multi-day music festival in the largest park in Queens. The organizers behind the Cochella music festival, AEG, were the first to app...
Jan 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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New fund to aid teenage girl attacked in Whitestone
Suspect leaves note saying victim not intended target
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols bring IDNYC pop-up site to Bayside Library
Bayside residents no longer have to travel to Flushing to sign up for their municipal identification card. Elected officials, Korean-American organizations and members of the Mayor’s Office of Immi...
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community looks to buy old Queens cemetery
Supporters for the preservation of an old Queens cemetery made a final appeal to the owner of the site to accept their offer to purchase. Last week, State Senator Tony Avella was joined by members ...
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols look to remove hoverboards from legal gray area
In efforts to legalize the use of hoverboards and electric unicycles in New York City, elected officials announced legislation that would exempt the devices from being defined as “motor vehicles” u...
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shake Shack opens new location in Queens Center Mall
Shake Shack lovers no longer have to travel to John F. Kennedy Airport or Citi Field for a burger, fries and a shake. And they don’t have to venture out to Manhattan, either. The gourmet burger cha...
Dec 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Jamaica group celebrates 365 days without shootings
One neighborhood prone to gun violence is celebrating a whole year without a shooting. According to Erica Ford, who leads the South Jamaica Cure Violence program, the area between 111th and 118th a...
Dec 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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A look back at the stories that shaped Queens in 2015
Mourning the loss of heroes in blue The city lost two officer in 2015 in Brian Moore, killed in the line of duty in Queens Village, and Randolph Holder, a Rockaway native killed in the line of duty...
Dec 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOE drops school proposal
Won't convert Linden Place site into high school
Dec 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials tour pre-K program in College Point
Thanks to the city’s universal pre-kindergarten initiative, four-year-olds across New York City have a free seat in full-day classes at schools like P.S. 29 in College Point. Deputy Mayor Richard B...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students create insulated model homes for STEAM showcase
Part of city agency’s Young Engineers Program
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Musicians have been walking picket lines on both ends of Pennsylvania with strikes at orchestras in Pittsburgh and now Philadelphia, prompting cancellation of weekend concerts scheduled in both cities.
2016-10-01 16:28:51 -0400

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett, right, scrambles away from Rutgers defensive lineman Kemoko Turay during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — J.T. Barrett broke the school record for career touchdown passes with the third of his four TD tosses Saturday, No. 2 Ohio State's stifling defense forced Rutgers to punt on each of its 10 drives and the surging Buckeyes gave Chris Ash a rude welcome in his return to The Horseshoe with a 58-0 victory.


2016-10-01 16:27:25 -0400
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A 6-year-old boy who was critically wounded in a school shooting died Saturday, days after a 14-year-old boy opened fire on a school playground, authorities said.
2016-10-01 16:25:24 -0400