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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 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 | 54 54 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 | 54 54 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 | 58 58 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 | 44 44 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...
Prevent Boating Tragedy – A Guide to Safe Boating on Long Island
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer Cool ocean breezes on a hot summer day and the freedom of an open sea make boating a favorite pastime for many people. It’s a lifestyle fo...
HemClear: An Alternative Hemorrhoid Treatment
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen blood vessels and veins around the anus that can cause severe discomfort to sufferers. They can be internal, located inside the anus, or external, meaning that you’...
Can I File Suit against My Employer if I Am Injured at Work?
Aug 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers A question we frequently get from prospective clients has to do with whether or not an employer can be sued in court for a pe...
New York City Affirms Rights to Use Bathrooms Consistent with Gender Identity
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Stephen Hans & Associates Media outlets across the country are addressing controversial laws passed recently in certain states that prohibit transgender individuals from using bathrooms cons...
Can a Party in a Divorce Case Sue a Judge?
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
Suing a judge occurs rarely, but does happen. In 2015, the judge presiding over a NY divorce case sanctioned an attorney who represented himself in the divorce case. Recently, the attorney filed a ...

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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/25/13-3/3/13)
Monday, Feb. 25 Michael Castro was arrested at 75-21 Myrtle Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Pellot. Efrain Maldonado was arrested at 77-10 60th Street for assault by Officer May. John Pari ...
Mar 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/18/13-2/24/13)
Monday, Feb. 18 Michaelangelo Scuro was arrested at 68-14 60th Street for criminal mischief by Officer Dagnese. Mel Bernard was arrested at the intersection of 61st Street and Bleecker for assault ...
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth High School is officially open for class
Maspeth High School made it’s opening official on Monday at a ceremony with community members and elected officials, who were given a tour of the new building. While the high school technically ope...
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Walter's Deli is back in business
People who used to love - and now miss - Walter's Delicatessen on Grand Avenue in Maspeth will be glad to know it will reopen in April. Friends Frank DiGiovanna and Adam Caccavle, recently purchase...
Feb 27, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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LGCC plays host to Cuomo's State of the Budget
Governor Andrew Cuomo took the stage at La Guardia Community College last week, and spoke about education and job creation in New York during his State of the Budget address. His initiatives includ...
Feb 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Once again, street fair point of contention at CB5
Other festivals in the district approved without dissent
Feb 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/11/13-2/17/13)
Monday, Feb. 11 Salvatore Saviano was arrested at 72-30 61st Street for menacing by Officer Gomez. Jody Vargas was arrested at the intersection of Grandview Avenue and Himrod Street for reckless en...
Feb 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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String of murders has LGBT community on edge
UPDATE: Man arrested in latest killing
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USPS Saturday service to be cut
In an effort to save an estimated $2 billion each year, the United States Postal Service (USPS) postmaster general and C.E.O. Patrick R. Donahoe announced the agency’s unilateral plan to cut Saturd...
Feb 13, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/4/13-2/10/13)
Monday, Feb. 4 Jose Sustre was arrested at 1682 Woodbine Street for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer McElligot. Sy Kraft was arrested at 69-34 53rd Road for criminal contempt by Officer E...
Feb 12, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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New coalition says any plans for a Willets Point Casino are not welcomed
In a timely announcement of their formation, the “Don’t Gamble on our Community” coalition met at the RAICES Corona Senior Center last week to discuss the possible impact of a casino in their neigh...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct gets new captain, but will miss the old
Deputy Inspector Michael Cody is leaving the 104th Precinct with awards, accolades and the gratitude of one of the only Queens communities that has seen a decrease in crime. As Cody moves to take o...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kosciuszko Bridge construction project
SDOT gets okay to discharge groundwater into creek
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Queens pharmacist still offers a personal touch
When the bell hits the front door to Colombo’s Pharmacy at 75-51 Metropolitan Ave., it is often followed by a familiar voice. Sometimes it is from Vito Columbo's father in the language of his homel...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/28/13-2/3/13)
Tuesday, Jan. 29 Meghan Rodriguez was arrested at 60-30 Maurice Avenue for burglary by Officer Hamburger. William Meyer was arrested at the intersection of Fresh Pond Road and Metropolitan Avenue f...
Feb 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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A sign with the Takata logo is seen outside the Takata Corporation building in Auburn Hills, Michigan(Reuters) - Two U.S. senators on Wednesday called on the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the Aug. 22 crash and explosion of a truck carrying Takata Corp air bag parts that killed a woman and injured four others. Takata makes air bag inflators containing ammonium nitrate, which have been linked to at least 14 deaths and more than 150 injuries and resulted in a massive vehicle recall. The NTSB "must investigate this incident and determine whether this company took appropriate precautions," said a statement by Senators Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts, both Democrats.


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FILE - This undated driver's license photo provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation shows Tierne Ewing of West Finley Township, Pa. Pennsylvania State Police said Ewing was found dead Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, after she was kidnapped by her husband Kevin Ewing, who was hospitalized with a self-inflicted gunshot wound after police forced their way into a barn several miles from where the woman was abducted. Kevin Ewing had been out on bond and under home confinement on charges he beat his wife and abducted her from June 26 to July 8, 2016. (Pennsylvania Department of Transportation via AP, File)PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman who was kidnapped at gunpoint by her husband while he was under home confinement on charges he beat and abducted her two months earlier was found dead inside a barn, and he was hospitalized with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, state police said Wednesday.


2016-08-31 12:04:38 -0400

This NOAA satellite image taken Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. EDT, shows an area of low pressure moving into the Pacific Northwest with cloudy skies and scattered rain showers. High pressure over the Great Basin promotes partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies into the desert southwest. In the tropics, Hurricanes Lester and Madeline march towards Hawaii. Hurricane watches are active for Hawaii county as Madeline will skirt the southern portion of the island. (Weather Underground via AP)HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Preparing for what could be the first hurricane to make landfall in Hawaii in years, residents on the Big Island are stocking up on food and water and seeking shelter for their animals.


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