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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 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 | 87 87 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 | 115 115 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 | 146 146 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 | 139 139 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 | 212 212 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 | 238 238 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 | 232 232 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 | 209 209 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 | 216 216 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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Look out for each other
This week has left me feeling rattled and unsafe, especially as I learned about the assaults on two women just a few blocks away from my house. I have always felt mostly safe in this neighborhood, ...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Upstart loses district leader race to longtime incumbent
Greenpoint activist weighs running for office again
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MTA prepares commuters for L, M train shutdowns
For many Ridgewood and Bushwick residents, the daily commute is already difficult. It likely requires more than one train, even a bus or two depending on where you live. But thanks to dire infrastr...
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Protecting freelancers
Today I was chatting with a teacher who swears by the affordable housing lottery. She was telling me that she applies to all of them and has actually gotten into two. She also hires teaching artist...
Sep 13, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Poll shows strong approval for streetcar proposal
So far, so good, for the proponents of the Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX) streetcar. A new poll conducted by Global Strategy Group found that nearly three-quarters of voters living along the propo...
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students, teachers protest LIU Brooklyn lockout
Labor dispute disrupts first week of fall semester
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Activist challenges longtime incumbent in district leader race
A Democratic primary in Brooklyn is pitting an activist and political newcomer against an entrenched 32-year incumbent. Emily Gallagher, a community leader who has advocated for several key issues ...
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don't ignore gas
I heard a story this weekend from a friend about a very scary incident in her building. She had been noticing a sour smell in her apartment on and off for months, but she was unsure what it was. Sh...
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Activist challenges longtime incumbent in district leader race
A Democratic primary in Brooklyn is pitting an activist and political newcomer against an entrenched 32-year incumbent. Emily Gallagher, a community leader who has advocated for several key issues ...
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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NAG tests neighborhood soil for lead contamination
North Brooklyn’s industrial past means current residents may have toxic soil right in their backyards. Last Saturday at the McCarren Park Farmers Market, neighbors had a chance to see just how cont...
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unnatural roadways
The BQE was constructed through our neighborhood in the 1930s with the ambition of alleviating traffic on local streets, which is kind of funny when you remember that very few people, in fact prett...
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Park Slope residents welcome Citi Bike
Getting from one end of Park Slope to the other has never been an easy trip, but Gilly Youner believes that's about to change thanks to the arrival of Citi Bike in the neighborhood. “As a Park Slop...
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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What's in your dirt?
One of the nicest things about summer is having fresh produce to eat. A fresh tomato can taste sweeter and better than a piece of candy when it's grown under the right conditions. While we often th...
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community urges city to keep pop-up pool
Survey shows amenity has high usage in Brooklyn Bridge Park
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State considers National Grid’s proposed gas rate hike
Residents, advocates urge commission to reject plan at hearings
Aug 16, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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South African Deputy President Ramaphosa attends the Farlam Commission, in CenturionSouth Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) wants Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed President Jacob Zuma as leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), it said on Monday. A decision has been taken "to support the candidacy of Cyril Ramaphosa for president", NUM, one of South Africa's biggest unions, said in a statement. Zuma is expected to stand down as the ANC president at a party conference late next year, ahead of national elections in 2019 when his tenure as the country's leader will come to an end.


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The Leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, and deputy leader, Tom Watson, listen to a speech on the first day of the Labour Party conference, in LiverpoolBy William James LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour Party promised on Monday to use borrowed money to protect struggling industries and spur growth, setting out an economic policy it hopes will re-engage with working class voters who backed leaving the European Union. Predicting a snap election next year, Labour is using its annual conference to outline its plans to win back the voters that abandoned the party at a 2015 election and spurned the political establishment by backing Brexit. Labour re-elected leader Jeremy Corbyn on Saturday following a failed attempt to oust him after the EU referendum.


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A logo of Lanxess is seen next to dark clouds at Cologne Bonn airportBy Ludwig Burger FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Lanxess AG is to buy U.S. speciality chemical company Chemtura for 2.4 billion euros ($2.69 billion) including debt in the German company's largest ever takeover, moving it further away from its main synthetic rubber business. Lanxess's offer of $33.50 per share is a premium of about 19 percent to the Philadelphia-based company's share-price close on Friday. The world's largest synthetic rubber maker will use existing funds and new debt to buy Chemtura, Lanxess said in a statement, describing the deal as its largest ever acquisition.


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