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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 51 51 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 | 55 55 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 | 55 55 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 | 59 59 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 | 45 45 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 | 90 90 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 | 91 91 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 | 120 120 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 | 123 123 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 | 130 130 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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Chamber hosts networking event in Maspeth
Dozens of Maspeth business leaders gathered at Slide Bar-B-Q last week for a networking dinner and a chance to meet Queens Chamber of Commerce president Thomas Grech. Grech laid out his goals for t...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD continues community policing rollout in Queens
Partners with business leaders on outreach
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Scout overcomes huge obstacles to earn rank of Eagle
If you have a goal, don’t stop going working for it, just keep going. That has been the motto of 18-year-old Jonathan Murphy, who recently achieved the highest rank in the Boy Scouts. On June 10, h...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Stan's lunch aide retires after four decades
For the past 40 years, Monica Reilly has kept the hearts and bellies of the students and teachers at Maspeth's St. Stanislaus Kostka School full. On Thursday, they paid a fitting tribute to the lon...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/13/16-6/19/16)
Monday, June 13 Matthew Young was arrested at 71-07 65th Place for assault by Officer Vasquez. Ryan Byrd was arrested at 61-01 55th Street for second-degree assault by Officer Marinacci. Helen Hon ...
Jun 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Kiwanis awards annual scholarships
13 local seniors honored at luncheon
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Maspeth site eyed for eight-acre NYPD storage facility
Grand Ave. building once home to Star Corrugated Box
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Investors Bank opens Grand Avenue branch
Investors Bank is holding a month-long grand opening event at the new Maspeth branch at 69-71 Grand Avenue, its eighth branch in Queens. Branch Manager Karla Chong-Dichiara joined Investors Bank be...
Jun 15, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Relay for Life returns to Juniper Valley Park
The American Cancer Society held its biggest Queens event of the summer on Saturday, as over 1,000 people walked the track and camped out in Middle Village’s Juniper Valley Park as part of a night ...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two construction projects starting in Middle Village, Glendale
Residents to face water and traffic interruptions
Jun 14, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early childhood school takes different approach
Lauren Travers is trying to change early childhood education one step at a time. The Sunnyside resident and mother of two runs Amazing Magic Beans, a private school for young children ages 2 to 5. ...
Jun 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College celebrates 92nd commencement
Speakers urge students to set high goals, contribute
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DOT proposes changes to Maspeth truck bypass
The Department of Transportation is looking to ease the flow of traffic through industrial Maspeth and the surrounding areas of Ridgewood and Woodside. Agency reps met for the second time with the ...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flood panel tech wins city's resiliency competition
FW Brown to install panels to area small businesses
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Boro to get Vietnam memorial
Borough president announces she will allocate remaining $1.5M
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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2015 file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick watches from the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers in Santa Clara, Calif. Kaepernick's decision this week to refuse to stand during the playing of the national anthem as a way of protesting police killings of unarmed black men has drawn support and scorn far beyond sports. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's recent decision to not stand during the national anthem as a way of protesting police killings of unarmed black men has drawn support and scorn far beyond sports. The Associated Press explains how "The Star-Spangled Banner" became a ritual of American public life, its complicated racial origins and how the song has been used as a form of political resistance.


2016-08-31 20:10:04 -0400

U.S. presidential nominee Trump and Mexico's President Pena Nieto shake hands in Mexico CityBy Christine Murray, Ana Isabel Martinez and Dave Graham MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Donald Trump told Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday he would build a border wall to keep illegal migrants out if he wins the U.S. presidency, but Pena Nieto held fast to his position that Mexico would not pay for it. Contradicting Trump's assertion that the pair did not discuss who would pay for his proposed wall, Pena Nieto said after the departure of the Republican presidential candidate that he told him during their private meeting in Mexico City that his government would not pick up the bill. "At the beginning of the conversation with Donald Trump I made it clear that Mexico will not pay for the wall," Pena Nieto said in a tweet after not mentioning the issue during their joint news conference.


2016-08-31 20:08:51 -0400
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Demonstrations in Brazil's biggest city against the removal from office of former President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday devolved into clashes between masked protestors and police, who fired tear gas canisters to clear the streets. Television images showed some protestors smashing windows, vandalizing stores and setting trash on fire in downtown Sao Paulo, while police arrayed in riot gear blocked major roads. (Reporting by Brad Haynes; Editing by Daniel Flynn)
2016-08-31 20:07:49 -0400