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Sellers using a Local Broker Pays off and saves you money.
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Paying high commissions with franchise names to sell your home is not the way to go. Long contracts to sell your home is absolutely wrong in a hot Real Estate Market right now. Lastly, pricing the ...
Remember When Part 2.... Real Estate
Sep 21, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
One Family $65,000 in 1980 Two Family $85,000 in 1980 Many thousands of clients said then it is to much money. Now it is September 2016 and 75% of clients today still say to much money. The trend i...
8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 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 | 127 127 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...
Multiple Listing Service
Sep 14, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Great tool when your office hasn't many listings. Great source to find many listings. When abused by sales agents, then their credibility to other agents and Realtors are shot. Sometimes an owner i...
Can Car Accidents Cause PTSD?
Sep 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 156 156 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...
APARTMENTS FOR RENT-BEST SOURCE TO FIND ONE
Sep 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview with Adele Scalfani of 'Diverse Real Estate' who services Ridgewood, Maspeth, Middle Village, and Glendale areas. When a Broker is in business for 37 years he does get plenty of repeat bu...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America?
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 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 | 184 184 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 | 258 258 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...

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Get to know former AG Robert Abrams
We ran this mystery photo from our archives last week, and our trusty historian, Jeff Gottlieb of the Central Queens Historical Association, was once again able to fill in some of the details. In a...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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An angry missive from the desk of...?
I guess it is true that no good deed goes unpunished. Last week, Assemblyman Ron Kim sent a message to his constituents announcing that he thinks he now realizes why his hometown of Flushing isn't ...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two 'big' men in city politics
We ran this undated photo from our archives in the January 7th issue asking if any of our readers could identify the people in the picture, and reliable responder Jeff Gottlieb, president of the Ce...
Jan 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Digging up some clues on our mystery photo
Wow, we had an amazing response to this photo we dug up from our archives and ran in last week's paper. Several people emailed their thoughts on who they thought might be in the photo, including Jo...
Dec 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Mystery Groundbreaking
We went back to the archives this week and dug up this picture of a bunch of people digging dirt. Obviously it's a ceremonial groundbreaking for some sort of Queens College project, but beyond that...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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mailer takes shots at Velazquez
A couple of weeks ago, the editorial side of the paper sat down with Yungman Lee, a Chinatown Democrat who is looking to unseat longtime incumbent Nydia Velazquez in next year's June primary. We he...
Dec 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Party of the Manes Mystery solved
We ran this undated photo from our archives last week asking if anyone could helps us identify the people, and we received this email from Jeff Gottlieb, president of the Central Queens Historical ...
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Manes and...?
Who doesn't love a good old-fashioned ribbon cutting? We know we here at Pol Position do, but what we love even more is knowing what the ribbon cutting is celebrating. We dug up this old photo from...
Dec 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Who's next for Preet?
Well, it looks like the other shoe has dropped on former Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver. And that would be the shoe of U.S. district attorney Preet Bharara. Bharara was actually in the courtroom w...
Dec 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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The president, a councilman and the judge
We ran this undated photo we found in our archives last week asking our readers for help identifying the men pictured, and we received several responses. Everybody was able to identify the man on t...
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Race heating up in 30th Assembly District
Incumbents in New York City – especially of the Democratic variety – always have a distinct advantage when faced with a challenge from a political newcomer. First, they have the name recognition an...
Nov 11, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whatever this is, it's obviously huge!
UPDATE : We ran this photo from our archives in last week's issue mostly because we just loved the composition, but also because the more we admired it the more curious we became about the photo. A...
Oct 21, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another one from the vault
It looks like we finally came across the stash of Rudy Giuliani photos in our archives, and thought we would share this one to see if any of our readers can shed some light on the event. Obviously ...
Sep 23, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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On to the main event!
Now that the Democratic primary is over, it's on to the general election to find a replacement for Mark Weprin, who left his City Council seat to join the Cuomo administration. The main event will ...
Sep 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some 'Clair'-ification on airplane noise
Northeast Queens residents who have been living and suffering under a once-rarely used but now preferred flight path out of LaGuardia have generally traced the source of their ire back to Mayor Dav...
Sep 09, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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A statue is seen next to the logo of Germany's Deutsche Bank in FrankfurtBy Andreas Kröner and Maiya Keidan FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank's chief executive sought to reassure his staff on Friday that Germany's largest lender remained robust after fears over its stability sent tremors through global financial markets. Chief Executive John Cryan's letter, seen by Reuters, addressed reports of the departure of a few hedge fund clients, hitting out at "certain forces" that wanted to weaken trust in the bank. Trading volume in Deutsche's debt has more than doubled this week and soared 15-fold in a month as investors rush to offload the troubled German lender's bonds.


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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, talks with US President Barack Obama at Jerusalem's Mount Herzl national cemetery during the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. Shimon Peres was being laid to rest on Friday in a ceremony attended by thousands of admirers and dozens of international dignitaries — in a final tribute to a man who personified the history of Israel during a remarkable seven-decade political career and who came to be seen by many as a potent symbol of hopes of Mideast peace. (Menahem Kahana, Pool via AP)JERUSALEM (AP) — President Barack Obama hailed Shimon Peres Friday as a man who showed the world that justice and hope are at the heart of the Zionist ideal and saw "all people as deserving of dignity and respect."


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Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crashAfter 12 years of hurtling through space in pursuit of a comet, the Rosetta probe ended its mission Friday with a slow-motion crash onto the icy surface of the alien world it was sent out to study. Mission ...


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