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"No Fault" Divorce Laws Make NYC Divorces Cheap & Easy
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
For many years, the only way to get a divorce in the state of New York is to have legal grounds for the divorce. These legal grounds included: Cruel and inhuman treatment Abandonment Imprisonment :...
Just Listed: 3 Family Home For Sale at 19-08 81st St in East Elmhurst Queens!
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera  Introduce another Three Family for Sale at 19-08 81st St in East Elmhurst, Queens NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely East Elmhurst 3 F...
Implications of the Recent Retail Wage Increases
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Setphen D. Hans Recently, Wal-Mart announced its decision to raise the base wage of its employees. Wal-Mart plans to increase wages for close to 40 percent of its workforce. As of April, wo...
Coming Soon: 3 Family Brick Residential Home in East Elmhurst. ASKING $999,000
Mar 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Will Introduce another 3 Family for Sale in East Elmhurst NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely East Elmhurst 3 Family Home for Sale. Offe...
REAL ESTATE-MIDDLE VILLAGE,NY
Mar 23, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
update-Interview with 36 year Real Estate Broker, Jim Turano, March 22,2015. With Top Rated Schools, Express Buses to Manhattan, a 10 block long park, Three supermarkets, a Mall, and the M train, M...
Just Listed Single Family Brick Home for Sale in Briarwood NY. Asking $750k
Mar 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another Single Family Home for Sale in Kew Garden Hills NY!!!   Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Kew Garden Hiils One Family Home...
Wal-Mart Hit by EEOC with Age and Disability Discrimination Suit
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Sometimes hearing about a discrimination case is the best way for employers to understand potential liability. People would expect a company the size of Wal-Mart to have ant...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAR 2015
Mar 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
March 2015 Queens NY Market Update Homes sales declined in February on a monthly basis, and continued to show declines year-over-year. Prices followed a similar pattern as the sales, posting a mont...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop For Sale at Station Square in Forest Hills, NY 11375
Mar 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at Station Square in Forest Hills NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop for Sale. Of...
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Mar 06, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 388 388 recommendations | email to a friend
A good roof is perhaps one of the most important investments a homeowner can make. Any good investment requires good maintenance. One of the most crucial factors in upholding a roofing system is th...

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No reason for people to go hungry in NYC
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Dec 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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HIV is a Virus, Not a Crime
The first national “HIV is Not a Crime” conference was held this summer in Iowa. Writer and HIV/AIDS advocate Mark S. King wrote in his blog about his experience. Most notably he speaks about an ex...
Dec 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where Would We Be Without Our Local Small Businesses ?
It has been said the small businesses are the backbone of our communities here in Queens, and I am certainly one to reiterate that sentiment. The small businesses, many of which I frequent myself –...
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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City needs to enforce its truck routes
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Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Green Buildings & More
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Outpatient Surgery Needs Immediate Reform
A dangerous new healthcare trend was recently exposed with the passing of Joan Rivers: doctors performing procedures in a private facility that have traditionally been done in a hospital. Many of t...
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sorry mayor, Noerdlinger was news
In light of the recent developments surrounding New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray’s chief of staff Rachel Noerdlinger, Mayor Bill de Blasio scolded the press on Monday, saying, “If you want ...
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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With UPK off the ground, time to revisit vouchers
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Separate Fact From Fiction on Charter Schools
Too few of our modern-day state leaders appreciate the absolute role they must play in bringing about substantive change in America’s schools. Even with more than half of states electing reform-min...
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A new approach to failing schools
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Midterm Elections and the GOP's Long Road Back
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Why jury duty is importnant
Every citizen has a right to a trial by a jury of their peers, and in a county like Queens with its 162 nationalities, that calls for a veritable melting pot. Yet, a great many Queens residents ign...
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To scoot or not to scoot?
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Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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What Critics of the NYPD Ignore
A recent article written by former NYPD detective Frank Serpico reiterates his concern that police departments, especially the NYPD, is still a protected cocoon for corruption. What often goes unwr...
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A 'Yes' Vote on Proposal 1 is a Vote for Fairness
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In this March 23, 2015 file photo, Sen. Robert Menendez, D-NJ speaks in Garwood, N.J. Menendez has been indicted on federal corruption charges.(AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the highest-ranking Hispanic members of Congress, was charged Wednesday with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for a stream of political favors.


2015-04-02 00:12:54 -0400

Map locating Russia's Kamchatka peninsula where a trawler sank Wednesday leaving at least 54 people deadAt least 54 sailors have died and 15 others are still missing after a trawler with 132 people on board sank Thursday in the Sea of Okhotsk in Russia's Far East, Russian media said. The Dalniy Vostok sank at around 6:30 am (2030 GMT Wednesday) off the coast of Kamchatka, 250 kilometres (155 miles) south of Magadan, the main town in the sparsely populated region in Russia's Far East. Nationals of Ukraine, Lithuania and Vanuatu were also on board the trawler, a 5,700-ton, 104-metre long factory ship designed for carrying several dozen sailors on fishing trips over several months. "According to initial information, 40 injured people will be evacuated to a hospital by helicopter," Magadan district press office said in a statement, adding that they had not taken part in the rescue operations due to the remoteness of the trawler at the time of its sinking.


2015-04-02 00:06:28 -0400

Wounded workers arrive at a hospital after being evacuated from the Abkatun A-Permanente platform on the Gulf of Mexico's Campeche Sound on April 1, 2015Eight firefighting vessels with water cannon battled a blaze on a Mexican offshore oil platform for hours, an inferno that killed four workers and forced 300 to be evacuated. An explosion and fire erupted at 3:40 am the Abkatun A-Permanente platform operated by the Pemex state-run firm on the Gulf of Mexico's Campeche Sound, the ASEA energy safety agency said. Some 16 hours later, Pemex reported that the fire was finally extinguished off the coast of eastern Campeche state. Some 300 workers were taken to other platforms in the area, while the injured were transported to Pemex's general hospital in Ciudad de Carmen.


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