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What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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 | 5 5 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 | 5 5 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 | 5 5 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 | 42 42 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 | 43 43 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 | 74 74 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 | 79 79 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 | 85 85 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 ...
Live in NY & Open A Corporation in Delaware – Why?
Aug 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you love the big city life? Do you want to open your business in New York but aren’t sure if you can commit there? Is the nature of your business mobile or virtual, but you’d like to live in New...

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New NYC soccer franchise has high-profile owners
Manchester City FC and Yankees buy new team
May 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Maspeth veterans to be recognized
Steinmaker, Romano will be honored at Memorial Day ceremony
May 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Newtown Creek aeration facility proposed in Maspeth
DEP representatives say process will make water habitable for marine life
May 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth fundraiser to fight cystic fibrosis
After her daughter was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, Christine Hipgrabe decided she would walk in a fundraiser to fight the disease. Along with a group of friends, they created the team “Laura’s ...
May 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 discusses safest ways to add bike lanes to the district
The initial steps were taken in designing safer streets for neighborhood bikers in the neighborhoods of Community Board 5. Over the course of the next year, the Glendale, Ridgewood, Middle Village,...
May 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zero, Papavero named marshals for Maspeth Memorial Day Parade
Joseph B. Papavero and MaryAnna Zero have been named the grand marshals for the 2013 Maspeth Memorial Day Parade, which will take place on Sunday, May 26, at 1 p.m. on Grand Avenue. Papavero repres...
May 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metropolitan Avenue fairs well with families
Glendale and Middle Village families gathered to enjoy food, shopping and children's rides at the annual Metropolitan Avenue Street Fair on Sunday. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Clubs of Glendale and Mi...
May 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Healthfirst’s 4th Annual Cinco De Mayo festival at Elmhurst Hospital
Community gathers to celebrate and learn about their health options
May 07, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/6/13-5/12/13)
Monday, May 6 Jose Delacruz was arrested at 59-19 Woodbine Street for criminal contempt by Detective Adams. Karina Quiceno was arrested at 668 Seneca Avenue for menacing by Officer Eastman. Jose To...
May 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/29/13-4/30/13)
Monday, Apr. 29 Robert Edlund was arrested at 63-59 75th Place for aggravated harassment by Detective Moon. Alban Dizdari was arrested at 60-07 71st Avenue for aggravated harassment by Officer Loda...
May 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Theft down, but sex assaults a concern in 104th
Members of the 104th Precinct Community Council heard that overall crime has decreased dramatically in the past few weeks at its April meeting at Gottscheer Hall in Ridgewood last week. According t...
May 01, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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DEC goes bird watching on Newtown Creek
Watchable Wildlife program and viewing guide celebrates Earth Day
May 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bike lanes coming to CB5
Community board and DOT discuss the feasibility
May 01, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/22/13-4/28/13)
Monday, Apr. 22 Jose Diaz was arrested at 61-15 Metropolitan Avenue for criminal possession of stolen property by Officer Lewska. Sonia Sanchez was arrested at 47-05 Metropolitan Avenue for crimina...
May 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former councilman to replace Tabone on GOP Executive Committee
GOP leaders hope appointment can end some of the internal strife
Apr 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Latest: Trump says 'nobody even knows' what alt-right isThe Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 9:10 p.m. Republican Donald Trump is continuing to push back on allegations from rival Hillary Clinton that his candidacy has courted the "alt-right" ...


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Human rights activist Ahmed Mansoor uses his iPhone in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Mansoor was recently targeted by spyware that can hack into Apple's iPhone handset. The company said Thursday it has updated its security. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:


2016-08-25 21:16:49 -0400
An unusually large group of Federal Reserve policymakers appeared before activists on Thursday and defended their plans to raise interest rates to keep the U.S. economy from eventually overheating. Several policymakers said raising interest rates gradually would allow them to stimulate the economy for longer, but that an overheating economy could end in a recession. "It's not about trying to stop the economy from growing," San Francisco Fed President John Williams told about 100 labor activists from the Fed Up coalition who pressed policymakers not to raise interest rates.
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