That’s me holding the last “F” and Rick Valenzuela of the Phnom Penh Post and Overseas Press Club holding the “R,” third from right. He organized the event.
While there has been plenty of news to cover globally, the bad news is that many journalists are having a bad time of it. Injustices and abuses abound.
All over the world, there have been incidents of journalists being muzzled, harassed, imprisoned, wounded and killed. And all they try to do is a good job, reporting what happens in conditions that can be overwhelmingly challenging.
Of course, there are elements across the globe Continue reading
This Forest Hills semi-attached residence, which is subject to tenancy, has a minimum bid of $488,000 in the public administrator’s upcoming estate auction.
Queens Public Administrator Lois M. Rosenblatt will auction off four co-ops along with 14 single-family houses and other properties on Sept. 10 at 11 Sutphin Blvd. in Jamaica.
Properties range in price from $19,500 for 1.2 acres of vacant land in Greene County to $1.688 million for a one-story, 4,960-sf commercial warehouse in Long Island City.
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Auctioneer Chuck Scheifer swivels and spots a bidder in packed room.
In a highly successful auction Wednesday of two Manhattan buildings that the state has declared surplus, taxpayers benefited with winning bids totaling $5.97 million.
An estimated 300 individuals jammed into the auction room on the eighth floor of the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building on 125th Street to witness or participate in the sale. There were 107 registered bidders, according to one official.
“Our goal is to get property on the tax rolls,” said the official, James P. Sproat, director of Real Estate Planning & Development in the Office of General Services. “We’re satisfied that we’ve done the best for the taxpayers.”
Auctioneer Chuck Scheifer was less restrained: “I’m incredibly pleased and thrilled,” he allowed. “Fantastic.”
Immediately after bidding successfully on 364 W. 119 St., the buyer (in blue shirt) and auctioneer converse.
First on the block was Continue reading
There has for some time been confusion about the permissibility of brokers giving part of their commissions to their buyers.
The money obviously can be perceived as an incentive for the buyer to ask for representation by a broker.
One reason that brokers may demur, however, is the New York Real Property Law, which declares the following: Continue reading