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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 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 | 112 112 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 | 140 140 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 | 172 172 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
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 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...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 238 238 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 | 265 265 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 | 258 258 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 | 235 235 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 | 242 242 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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WRBA to honor pharmacy at annual event
When you go into HealthMax Pharmacy on 80th Street and Jamaica Avenue, you’ll be reminded of the way all stores used to operate here in Woodhaven. There’s a friendly vibe between the clerks and the...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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More on the GWDC's annual meeting
The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation's Annual Meeting for the last 13 years is also our September 11 "Evening of Remembrance." The ceremony began with the presentation of the Colors by the...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jamaica Hospital begins renovations to new hospice care unit
Will be named after family of longtime board member
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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New state report details expansive growth of Jamaica
But elected officials highlight foreclosures, transit issues
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A rare glimpse into Woodhaven's past
It’s sad when a store goes out of business. The “Everything Must Go' signs spark an interest in those looking for bargains, but such closings can sometime mean heartbreak for the owner whose busine...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community outraged at proposed homeless drop-in
he Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation met on September 20 in the St. Thomas the Apostle School Cafe. The agenda for the evening included of the annual September 11, 2001 "Evening of Remembra...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockaway senior housing renovated
Elected officials and community leaders gathered in Far Rockaway last week to celebrate the newly renovated JASA senior housing. The 1,200-unit complex in Far Rockaway, first built in 1966, has rec...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRBA hosts annual Woodhaven yard sale
The annual Great Woodhaven Yard Sale returns on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., when residents set out their wares and shoppers scour the neighborhood for bargains and one-of-a-kind treasures. "Res...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kaiser named WRBA Man of the Year
The Woodhaven Residents' Block Association will celebrate another successful and eventful year at Roma View Fine Catering on Friday, October 21, for the organization's 45th annual fundraiser. This ...
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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A 9/11 Evening of Remembrance
This is the type of weather that you just want to lock up in a vault and keep, through the fall and winter until summer returns. The month of September is a very unpredictable month. Sometimes it’s...
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kids learn computer science in Queens on first day
Fariña visits third-grade class in Richmond Hill
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Change someone's life in Woodhaven
Today you have the opportunity to help change someone’s life, and it won’t cost you a penny. All you need to do is tell someone you know about the School Sisters of Notre Dame Educational Center fo...
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our thoughts turn to September 11th
Now that summer is coming to an end (maybe), in spite of Hermine there has been no rain, so please water your street trees. Now that we are into the month of September our meetings start again. We ...
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Police looking for man who may have info on Vetrano murder
Individual is not a murder suspect at this time
Aug 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven's past on one block of Jamaica Avenue
The Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society will be taking residents on a 100-year virtual tour of Jamaica Avenue, detailing the rich and interesting history of one block of our famed shopping stri...
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Authorities: School shooter killed father before rampageTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A teenager who killed his father at their home Wednesday was stopped by a volunteer firefighter as he opened fire outside a South Carolina elementary school, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said.


2016-09-28 23:05:54 -0400

FILE - This Dec. 7, 2012 file photo shows The USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the national anthem played during a morning flag-raising at Pearl Harbor on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner, File)HONOLULU (AP) — The Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the national anthem played at Pearl Harbor, in a protest that echoes recent moves by professional athletes to kneel during the anthem. The U.S. Pacific Fleet referred her case to her commander, who has the authority to punish the sailor, a Navy reservist. Saluting during the national anthem is a daily ritual for men and women in the military. Here's a look at the protocol behind it.


2016-09-28 22:57:32 -0400

An unarmed black man trying to help an autistic man was shot and wounded by Florida police while lying on the ground with his arms raised in the airA teenage gunman, who injured three people at a South Carolina elementary school before being arrested, carried out the attack after killing his father, local officials said. The teen, whom the authorities did not identify, shot two boys -- one in the leg, the other in the foot -- as well as a teacher in the shoulder at Townville Elementary in the west of the southeastern US state, area officials told reporters. "The investigation is in initial stages... it's going to be a very slow, methodical and meticulous investigation," Captain Garland Major of the Anderson County Sheriff's Office said.


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