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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 | 15 15 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 | 15 15 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 | 15 15 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 | 4 4 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 | 48 48 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 | 49 49 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 | 78 78 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 | 83 83 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 | 89 89 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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Bloomberg doesn’t let NRA critics bother him
Mayor fires back at criticism over new ads
Mar 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (3/18/13-3/24/13)
Monday, Mar. 18 Carlos Ochoa was arrested at the intersection of Grand Avenue and 73rd Street for criminal contempt by Detective Williams. Marlin Andrewjewski was arrested at 2127 Harman Street for...
Mar 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (3/11/13-3/17/13)
Monday, Mar. 11 Ivan Coriano was arrested at 55-08 Myrtle Avenue for petit larceny by Officer Misener. Tuesday, Mar. 12 James Barton was arrested at 51-10 Metropolitan Avenue for grand larceny by O...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beep hopefuls meet for the first time
Candidates agree on the issues
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Safer street alternatives pitched at CB5 meeting
It won’t be long before kids fill the streets and fire hydrants shower liquid freedom onto the blistering hot pavement of Queens once again. While the borough prepares for the hot days of summer, p...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Music returning to West Side Tennis Club
Historic Forest Hills stadium could host concert this summer
Mar 13, 2013 | 5 5 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vallone kicks off campaign
Has sights set on post of Queens borough president
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Third time’s a charm for fracking ban?
Assembly passes moratorium on controversial practice…again
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soda Ban Banned by State Judge
On Monday, a state judge overturned the soda ban that was supposed to go into effect this past Tuesday, and would have restricted all restaurants and fast-food chains from selling sugary drinks ove...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (3/4/13-3/10/13)
Monday, Mar. 4 Jose Lopez was arrested at the intersection of Cypress Avenue and Vermont Place for criminal possession of a forged instrument by Officer Sullivan. Jose Moha was arrested at 850 Wyck...
Mar 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yet again, Assembly puts hold on facking
The New York State Assembly made their opinion known on Wednesday when they passed legislation regarding high-volume hydraulic fracturing “fracking” in state. Legislators in Albany announced that t...
Mar 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunnyside St. Patrick’s Day preaches equality
The all-inclusive St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Sunnyside and Woodside kicked off with kids dancing and elected officials speaking this past Sunday afternoon at the corner of Skillman Avenue and 47th...
Mar 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunnyside residents get one-way relief
After months of complaints, residents say drivers are finally following the rules on 39th Street. This one-way street that leads to the Long Island Expressway was being used as an illegal alternati...
Mar 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/25/13-3/3/13)
Monday, Feb. 25 Michael Castro was arrested at 75-21 Myrtle Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Pellot. Efrain Maldonado was arrested at 77-10 60th Street for assault by Officer May. John Pari ...
Mar 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/18/13-2/24/13)
Monday, Feb. 18 Michaelangelo Scuro was arrested at 68-14 60th Street for criminal mischief by Officer Dagnese. Mel Bernard was arrested at the intersection of 61st Street and Bleecker for assault ...
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEW YORK (AP) — Has Colonel Sanders' nephew inadvertently revealed to the world the secret blend of 11 herbs and spices behind KFC's fried chicken empire?
2016-08-26 13:59:58 -0400

Italian boy scouts help to carry the coffins of earthquake victims, in a gymnasium arranged in a chapel of rest on August 26, 2016, in Ascoli PicenoThe first funerals for victims of the devastating earthquake that hit central Italy this week were held Friday as the country prepared for an emotionally charged day of mourning. British media, citing an official in Amatrice, said three Britons had died, including a 14-year-old boy. Romania reported two of its nationals, who were resident in Italy, had died.


2016-08-26 13:57:47 -0400

Janet Yellen said the case for an interest rate increase has strengthened in recent monthsJustifications for an interest rate increase in the United States have grown in recent months, US Fed chief Janet Yellen said Friday. In an address to a central banking symposium at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Yellen took note of strong job growth, saying gradual increases in the Fed's benchmark rate in the coming years should be expected. "In light of the continued solid performance of the labor market and our outlook for economic activity and inflation, I believe the case for an increase in the federal funds rate has strengthened in recent months," Yellen said, according to her prepared remarks.


2016-08-26 13:54:47 -0400