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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 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 | 26 26 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 | 26 26 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 | 28 28 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 | 15 15 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 | 59 59 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 | 61 61 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 | 89 89 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 | 94 94 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?
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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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Grand Avenue Festival Shines
2012 Grand Avenue Street Festival in Maspeth brings out thousands of people having lots of fun.
Jun 10, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball 21 & Under Schedule: August 9 - 17
Games played through August Thursday & Friday nights at Crowley Park
Jun 10, 2012 | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jill Ann Rudzewick-Vik Passes Away
Jill Ann Rudzewick-Vik, 46, passed away Thursday morning after a battle with cancer. Jill is a graduate of St. Stanislaus Kostka Elementary School, Christ the King, Mercy College and she did her ma...
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Mets team up with local groups to fight hunger
Canned goods will be collected at Friday home games
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Some ping pong with that whiskey?
A Maspeth liquor store is changing up the routine alcohol run. In the center of Nunny's Liquor, at 59-63 69th Street, sits a full-sized ping pong table, and patrons are invited to join a game as th...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
5/28/12 to 6/3/12
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2012 Memorial Day Parade draws extra large crowd
Hundreds lined Grand Avenue on Sunday, May 27, to honor those who have answered the call to serve their country at the 28th Annual Memorial Day Parade in Maspeth. Residents stood or sat on the curb...
May 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/21/12-5/27-12)
Monday, May 21 Guillermo Freire-Torres was arrested at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Union Turnpike for driving while intoxicated by Officer Ferreris. Michael Hidalgo was arrested at the in...
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Cracks in the system, an buildings all over the city
Pol calls on city to crack down on shoddy developers
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Two vets to be honored at Memorial Day Parade
Two WWII Veterans, Paul Plack and Michael Tasik, will be recognized on Sunday, May 27, at a ceremony following the Maspeth Memorial Day Parade. The ceremony will take place at Maspeth Veterans Squa...
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Overnight burglaries in Middle Village
A string of burglaries plagued Middle Village in recent nights, as perpetrators entered through open windows, grabbed valuables left in plain sight and ran off. There were two burglaries on May 10t...
May 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/14/12-5/20/12)
Monday, May 14 Terence Doherty was arrested at 79-60 Metroplitan Avenue for menacing by Officer Cullihan. Tuesday, May 15 Gabriel Aldana was arrested at 62-67 60th Street for criminal mischief by O...
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Bloomberg fights chronic absenteeism
Mayor Michael Bloomberg last week launched a $9 million ad campaign aimed at reducing chronic absenteeism in public schools. The campaign, created by AT&T and the Ad Council, includes a new Web sit...
May 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter 5/7/12-5/13/12)
Monday, May 7 William Cairns was arrested at 65-57 Myrtle Avenue for criminal contempt by Officer Gomez. Tuesday, May 8 Eric Baller was arrested at 479 Onderdonk Avenue for criminal trespassing by ...
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Council members tour Maspeth industrial businesses
City Council members from the Committees on Small Business and Economic Development toured businesses in the Maspeth Industrial Business Zone last Friday, May 4, in an effort to reach out to manage...
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Locals paint a mural on the road leading to Planadas, Tolima department, about the peace deal between the Colombian government and FARC rebelsColombia and Marxist FARC rebels will ink their landmark peace deal officially late next month, authorities said. "The solemn date of the signing will be between September 20 and 26, depending on the schedules and the dignitaries who will be in attendance," said Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas. President Juan Manuel Santos has said it could be at UN headquarters, in Bogota or in Cuba.


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The issue of whether some deaths could have been avoided is particularly acute in the Amatrice area as it is close to L'Aquila, where a 2009 quake left 300 dead and caused an outcry over shoddy, corrupt building practicesShoddy, price-cutting renovations, in breach of local building regulations, could be partly to blame for the high death toll from this week's devastating earthquake in central Italy, according to a prosecutor investigating the disaster. As questions mount over the deaths of nearly 300 people, prosecutor Giuseppe Saieva indicated that property owners who commissioned suspected sub-standard work could be held responsible for contributing to the quake's deadly impact. Within hours of the quake hitting on Wednesday Saieva was in Amatrice, the small mountain town hit hardest by the quake.


2016-08-27 22:18:07 -0400

The current fighting indicates Turkey is entering into a new and more dangerous phase in Syria four days into operation "Euphrates Shield" against Islamic State (IS) jihadists and Syrian Kurdish militiaTurkey said the military suffered its first fatality in an unprecedented four day campaign inside Syria, blaming Kurdish militia in an increasingly combustible contest for control in the border region. The Turkish army on Wednesday launched the two-pronged cross border offensive against Islamic State (IS) jihadists but also Syrian Kurdish militia detested by Ankara, sending in dozens of tanks and hundreds of troops. Tensions between Ankara and the Kurdish militia flared Saturday, with clashes taking place eight kilometres (five miles) south of the town of Jarabulus, the border town recaptured from IS this week by Turkish-backed Syrian rebels, a monitoring group and Kurdish sources said.


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