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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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 | 23 23 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 | 23 23 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 | 26 26 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 | 12 12 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 | 56 56 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 | 58 58 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 | 87 87 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 | 91 91 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 | 97 97 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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Gibbons family gets their say at sentencing
Crowley urges passage of bill to strengthen penalty for leaving an accident
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/30/2012-5/6/2012
Monday, Apr. 30 Maciej Gorski was arrested at 10-42 Seneca Avenue for assault by Officer Fenton. Octavian Alecu was arrested at Eliot Avenue and Fresh Pond Road for aggravated unlicensed operation ...
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CB5 hosts May meeting
Community Board 5 will host its monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 9th at 7:30 in the cafeteria of Christ the King Regional High School at 68-02 Metropolitan Avenue in Middle Village. The agenda inc...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drag racing sweep in Maspeth
On Saturday, April 28, the 104th and 108th precincts conducted a joint drag racing sweep, involving two lieutenants and 14 officers. In the sweep, six were arrested, two for possession of forged ve...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Water Board proposes 7 percent rate hike
Reps at hearing say any increase is too much
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Maspeth renames intersection for fallen hero
On Sunday afternoon, the intersection of 59th Road and 60th Street in Maspeth was renamed “Detective Kevin Czartoryski Place” in honor of Retired Detective Czartoryski, a Maspeth native, who suffer...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/23/12-4/29/12)
Monday, Apr. 23 Ibrahim Ali was arrested at Cypress Avenue and Vermont Place for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Rodriguez. Anisoava Caldavas was arrested at 60-16 Myrtle Avenue for crim...
May 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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PEP votes 'yes' to school closures, “turnaround” model
Vote affects seven high schools in Queens, four in Brooklyn
Apr 27, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enterprise touches down in Queens
747 carrying Space Shuttle lands at JFK
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Pennisi tapped to head Queens Boy Scouts
At a meeting last week of the Board of the Queens Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Albert Pennisi was voted in as the council's new president. Pennisi will be responsible for giving support to...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Kiwanis offers scholarships to HS seniors
The Maspeth Kiwanis Club is offering 10 $1,500 scholarships to 2012 high school graduates in its district. Requirements to receive a scholarship include a typewritten statement of less than 200 wor...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Driver in Maspeth hit and run takes plea deal
The Brooklyn man accused of killing a Maspeth bar owner in a hit-and-run pled guilty in Queens County Court last week to felony negligent homicide and leaving the scene of an incident in a plea dea...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Federal robbed, faces bomb threat
Police are requesting the public's assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted for a robbery at a Maspeth Federal Savings Bank. On Wednesday, April 18, at about 5:45 p.m., an 18 to 20-y...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/16/12-4/21/12)
Monday, Apr. 16 Mohamed Zaki was arrested at 71-32 72nd Street for aggravated harassment by Detective Geis. Amir Rastoden was arrested at 1830 Putnam Avenue for criminal trespassing by Officer Loda...
Apr 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Classic cars for a cause
The East Coast Car Association (ECCA) held a Classic Car Show in the parking lot of Maspeth Federal Savings on Sunday, raising money for St. Mary's Hospital for Children in Bayside. The event raise...
Apr 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Kenya's capital NairobiBy George Obulutsa NAIROBI (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told African leaders on Saturday that his country will commit $30 billion in public and private support for infrastructure development, education and healthcare expansion in the continent. Resource-poor Japan has long been interested in tapping Africa's vast natural resources, even more so since dependence on oil and natural gas imports jumped after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster shut almost all of Japan's nuclear reactors. Abe, in the Kenyan capital Nairobi to attend the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), said the package would be spread over three years from this year and include $10 billion for infrastructure projects, to be executed through cooperation with the African Development Bank.


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People queue to vote during the presidential election in LibrevilleBy Gerauds Wilfried Obangome LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Gabon voted on Saturday amid growing discontent over the failure to raise living standards despite its oil wealth, posing the potentially biggest challenge yet to President Ali Bongo, whose family has dominated the nation for half a century. Bongo faced nine other candidates - compared with 22 in the last election - but his main rival was veteran diplomat Jean Ping. In 2009, Bongo won with just 41.73 percent of the vote.


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A Turkish soldier on an armoured personnel carrier waves as they drive from the border back to their base in Karkamis on the Turkish-Syrian borderBy Umit Bektas KARKAMIS, Turkey (Reuters) - A group allied to Kurdish-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said it was bombarded by Turkish warplanes on Saturday, after Turkey's military launched an incursion this week into northern Syria against both Islamic State and Kurdish forces. If the jets struck targets linked to the Kurdish-aligned group, it would signal Turkey's action against Kurdish-backed forces in Syria was being ratcheted up a notch. The Jarablus Military Council, a group that is part of the Kurdish-backed SDF, said the jets hit a village south of the strategic town of Jarablus, causing civilian casualties.


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