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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 52 52 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 | 57 57 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 | 56 56 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 | 60 60 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 | 46 46 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 | 91 91 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 | 92 92 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 | 121 121 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 | 124 124 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 | 131 131 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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Community spreads word about Woodside attacker
As commuters boarded buses and trains Thursday morning in Woodside, they were handed fliers with information about a suspect who assaulted a woman and then attempted to sexually abuse her. Councilm...
Sep 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens firehouse that lost so many remembers 9/11
Members of the Maspeth community gathered on Saturday to remember those who lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The annual event – usually held at the 9/11 Memorial at 69th Street and G...
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (9/3/12-9/9/12)
Monday, Sept. 3 Vincent Pena was arrested at 68-32 64th Place for third-degree assault by Officer McGuire. Wednesday, Sept. 5 Nathely Rodriguez was arrested at the intersection of 66th Street and 5...
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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L.I. land sale could mean more trains for Queens
Community Board 5 has requested that the members of Suffolk County Legislature postpone approval of the sale of more than 230 acres of public land for expansion of the Brookhaven Rail Terminal, whi...
Sep 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area events pay tribute to those lost in 9/11
Memories of a loved one who passed in the September 11th attacks can be a heart-wrenching subject. However, many organizations throughout the area are holding ceremonies to remember friends and fam...
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens prep student killed in tragic bus accident
(Photos: Michael O'Kane) Daniel Fernandez was with 64 friends on a double-decker party bus when he stuck his head out of the emergency roof hatch as the bus crossed the George Washington Bridge. Hi...
Sep 05, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/27/12-9/2/12)
Monday, Aug. 27 Rosa Deja Christian was arrested at the intersection of 74th Street and 52nd Avenue for unauthorized use of a vehicle by Officer Lewis. Arturo Rodriquez was arrested at 1720 George ...
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. Open 2012 gets underway
The 2012 U.S. Open is officially underway. For the latest scores and matchups, click here .
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arthur Ashe Kids' Day 2012
Photos: Michael O'Kane The unofficial start to the U.S. Open – Arthur Ashe Kid’s Day – was held at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park this past Saturday. Kids got a ...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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On this one-way street, look both ways
You best look both ways when crossing this one-way street. According to local residents, truck drivers and commuters are using 39th Street as a cut through when they find traffic on the Long Island...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/20/12-8/26/12)
Monday, Aug. 20 Anna Sibira was arrested at 69-29 Metropolitan Ave. for assault by Officer Melisurgo. Fabian Czervonka was arrested at 69-29 Metropolitan Ave. for assault by Officer Melisurgo. Cesa...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swimming lessons are leading to competition
Program teachies safety, produces competitive swimmers
Aug 22, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Will bike share program be a success?
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Aug 22, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/13/12-8/19/12)
Monday, Aug. 13 Wojciech Boguniecki was arrested at the intersection of 62nd Avenue and Fresh Pond Road for a DWI by Officer Bublin. Tuesday, Aug. 14 Luis Marrero was arrested at the intersection o...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fiber-based networks benefit Queens business
It might just look like a bunch of crazy straws, but it’s the latest craze: fiber optics. “It’s going to be the standard feature,” said James Harrison, a senior business consultant at RCN, an Inter...
Aug 22, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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With the roof closed at Arthur Ashe Stadium, Rafael Nadal, of Spain, returns a shot to Andreas Seppi, of Italy, during the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Open closed its new, $150 million retractable roof atop Arthur Ashe Stadium during a match for the first time Wednesday night.


2016-09-01 00:25:27 -0400

FILE - In this Friday, July 10, 2015 file photo, Alicia Lopez Fernandez paints a pinata depicting Donald Trump at her family's store "Pinatas Mena Banbolinos" in Mexico City. In a surprise move, Donald Trump will travel to Mexico on Wednesday, Aug. 31, to meet with President Enrique Pena Nieto, just hours before the Republican delivers a highly anticipated speech on immigration. Pena Nieto has been sharply critical of Trump's original immigration policy and compared his language to that of dictators Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini, saying it had hurt U.S.-Mexico relations. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Enrique Pena Nieto's decision to meet with possibly Mexico's most-disliked man is turning into a public relations disaster for him, with social media posters and politicians calling it a national humiliation likely to lower the president's already historically low popularity ratings.


2016-09-01 00:21:35 -0400
By Alonso Soto and Lisandra Paraguassu BRASILIA (Reuters) - The dismissal of Brazil's president upset relations with leftist Latin American governments on Wednesday as Venezuela, Ecuador and Bolivia recalled their ambassadors to protest what they called a "coup" and Brasilia responded in kind. The Brazilian Senate voted 61-20 to convict the country's first female president, Dilma Rousseff, of illegally using money from state banks to bankroll public spending. The vote ended 13 years of progressive Workers Party rule and brought to power her conservative former vice president, Michel Temer.
2016-09-01 00:18:56 -0400