blog roll
our featured bloggers
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 ...

more blogs

news
Shelter in Queens would double city-led pet adoptions
New city funds only for siting & design, not operation
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/25/16-5/1/16)
Monday, Apr. 25 Michal T. Hun was arrested at Himrod Street and Grandview Avenue for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Marinacci. Tuesday, Apr. 26 Theresa M. Cassillo was arrested at 60-29...
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Officials commemorate Irish insurrection with tree dedication
Celebrating 100 years since rebellion that led to independence
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/18/16-4/24/16)
Monday, Apr. 18 Joesph Hanley was arrested at 559 Fairview Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Mancuso. Julio Barillas was arrested at 668 Grandview Avenue for criminal mischief by Detective Fr...
Apr 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Queens man allegedly attacks mosque worshipers, runs through street naked
Police believe man was possibly high on narcotics
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Queens Civic Congress honors three community leaders
US attorney commends work of civics in keynote address
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Middle Village Prep hosts annual admissions lottery
Almost 380 applications for 150 seats
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Middle Village street now honors late bishop
Led Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens for many years
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Mott & Bayard, The Right Frame of Mind
Enter Mott & Bayard’s new Borough Collection; a sleek new brand at the intersection of culture and style. The collection’s chic style and affordable price tag are the factors behind it’s roaring su...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/11/16-4/17/11)
Monday, Apr. 11 Leodegario Flores was arrested at 1862 Cornelia Street for second-degree assault by Officer Ziman. Cristobal Galicia was arrested at 53-38 Metropolitan Avenue for third-degree assau...
Apr 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Verizon workers continue to man picket lines
Want communications company to negotiate new contract
Apr 14, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Glendale man hit and killed on Cooper Ave.
Michael Messina was stuck while riding scooter
Apr 12, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police blotter (4/416-4/10/16)
Monday, Apr. 4 John Hughes was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for robbery by Detective Matat. Francisco Rugel was arrested at 70-44 66th Street for criminal trespassing by Officer Marinacci. Mich...
Apr 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
St. Stan's to induct 2016 Hall of Fame class
On Saturday evening, St. Stanislaus Parish will induct nine individuals into their Hall of Fame. “Each of the men and women going into the Hall are involved with one of the programs in the parish,”...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
QEDC’s E-Space celebrates five years
The food startup incubator Entrepreneur Space celebrated its fifth birthday in style. E-Space, which is run by the Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) out of a building in Long Island Ci...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

FILE - File photo taken Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, as Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters. Gabon's president has narrowly won re-election, election officials said Wednesday Aug. 31, 2016, keeping alive a family dynasty in this oil-rich Central African country that reaches back to the 1960's. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Gabon's president has narrowly won re-election, election officials said Wednesday, keeping alive a family dynasty in this oil-rich Central African country that reaches back to the 1960s.


2016-08-31 12:27:44 -0400

JetBlue Flight 386 departs for Cuba from Fort Lauderdale airport, Florida, on August 31, 2016The first regular commercial flight in more than 50 years from the United States landed in Cuba on Wednesday, as the two nations took the latest step in their efforts to boost ties. JetBlue Flight 387 landed in the central Cuban city of Santa Clara a little before 11:00 am (1500 GMT), about an hour after leaving Fort Lauderdale in southeastern Florida with 150 passengers on board. Its departure from Florida was celebrated the same way.


2016-08-31 12:27:02 -0400
By David Dolan JARABLUS, Syria (Reuters) - The silhouette of an Islamic State fighter on a rearing horse, a black flag in his hand and a saber by his side, is among the disappearing traces of the jihadists' grip on this Syrian border town a week after Turkish-backed rebels swept in. "It is ecstasy," said Husyein Kakmaz, 46, a Jarablus resident who made his living as a driver before Islamic State seized the town, nestled in hazelnut and olive groves on the border with Turkey. Syrian rebels, mostly Arab and Turkmen, swept into Jarablus last Wednesday in an incursion backed by Turkish special forces, tanks and jets, an operation meant to drive Islamic State from the town and surrounding territory and to prevent Kurdish militia fighters from seizing control in their wake.
2016-08-31 12:26:07 -0400