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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)
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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...
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...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at the Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY 11105
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 370 370 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Astoria Coop for Sale. Offered ...

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Monitor Museum receives NOAA marker
Couple continues years-long crusade to build museum
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Local pols continue calls for increased library funding
Ask for additional $65 million in next year’s city budget
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Adams inducts new community board members
Teenagers to serve for first time
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King's County Memorial Day Parade pictures
As they have since 1867, Brooklynites turned out in full force on Monday for the King’s County Parade, one of the oldest Memorial Day parades in the country. Vintage cars, veterans from every branc...
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Demystifying services available to parents with disabled children
Parents learn about extensive services at panel discussion
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Mobile gym coming to a Brooklyn nabe near you
Brooklyn resident starts GymGuyz franchise with a little help from family, friend.
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Cuomo won’t cut funding to homeless shelters
Reverses move amidst criticisms from local pols, advocates
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Coalition rallies for tenant rights
Say landlords are harassing, trying to buy them out
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Uber to offer $2.75 rides for commuters affected by L shutdown
Local pol lends support to mobile cab app’s promotion
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Breakfast honors educational heroes
Pols call for better evaluations, mayoral control
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City announces summer STEM programs
DOE partners with Microsoft, NYU for $2 million program
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New industrial building opens in Brooklyn
1102 Atlantic Ave. to house diverse roster of businesses
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District 34 residents spend $1.2 million
Reynoso funds more projects than initially promised.
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March on 4/21 against 421-a
Call for an end to property tax abatement programming
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Sex offenders won't be moved to Greenpoint shelter
DHS, pol refute NY Post report
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie answers a question during Rick Scott's Economic Growth Summit in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Tuesday, June 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talked up his conservative credentials to a room of South Carolina voters Tuesday evening, as he kicked off his first visit to the early-voting state in nearly five months.


2015-06-02 20:35:27 -0400
By Brenda Goh SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The sinking of a cruise boat on China's Yangtze River is likely to mar the country's generally clean maritime safety record, which hasn't suffered an incident of this magnitude since a passenger steamship blew up almost 70 years ago. The Eastern Star, which was carrying 458 people, capsized in a storm late on Monday, state media said, with those on board ranging in age from three to more than 80. The incident comes after China has beefed up maritime safety regulations in recent years, with authorities becoming even more stringent after last year's South Korean ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people, industry insiders said.
2015-06-02 20:32:23 -0400
By Sue-Lin Wong and Engen Tham SHANGHAI/NANJING (Reuters) - Family members of some of the hundreds of passengers aboard a capsized Chinese cruise boat scuffled with officials in Shanghai on Tuesday, angry that they were not being told what happened to the vessel and their loved ones. "It's 4:30 p.m. now and we haven't heard anything from anyone except the news.
2015-06-02 20:32:23 -0400