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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 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 | 26 26 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 | 26 26 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 | 28 28 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 | 15 15 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 | 59 59 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 | 61 61 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 | 89 89 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 | 94 94 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 | 101 101 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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Controversy surrounds town hall on soccer stadium
Opponents say they were shuttled into basement, MLS denies allegations
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Our Opinion: Hats off to CYO!
Youth sports leagues typically make it into the news when something bad happens. A fight in the stands, a child who is severely injured, or a coach violates the trust of a member of the team. So of...
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eager shoppers flock to Queens malls on Black Friday
As long lines began forming around the country to take part in Black Friday sales, residents of Queens flocked to area malls to get the best deals. Queens resident Elisha Austin went to the Rego Pa...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/12/12-11/25/12)
Monday, Nov. 12 John Sadowski was arrested at 65-33 79th Street for criminal contempt by Officer Gomez. Sati Johnson was arrested at 66-39 79th Street for assault by Detective Murray. Marek Kowalew...
Nov 27, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Site on borough border being purged of radiation
Say danger minimal, but site still needs remediation
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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In wake of storms, government agencies come to Maspeth
The Maspeth Industrial Business Association (MIBA) held a workshop this past Friday to let small businesses know about relief available for facilities damaged by Superstorm Sandy and the recent nor...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/05/12-11/11/12
Monday, Nov. 5 David Mendoza was arrested at the intersection of Linden Street and 60th Place for petit larceny by Officer Iftekhek. Gabriel Albana was arrested at 62-28 60th Street for criminal co...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth business tries to cope with Sandy damage
Water from Newtown Creek flooded the facility
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lincoln’s Perfect Melancholy
Strictly Stasi
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New mental health facility opens in Queens
The mental health of Queens residents is getting a little more attention with the opening of a new counseling center. New Hope Mental Health Counseling P.C., a full-service community mental health ...
Nov 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donations a 'glimmer of hope' for displaced students
While the students of Rockaway Park High School for Environmental Sustainability are forced to use Maspeth High School as their temporary facility, the local community is trying to make the transit...
Nov 13, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/29/12-11/4/12)
Monday, Oct. 29 Michael Odomirok was arrested at the intersection of Metropolitan Avenue and 78 Street for driving while intoxicated by Officer Somaroo. Mohammed Alhamdi was arrested at 607 Woodwar...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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After a week off, students head back to schools
Parents share stories of coping in wake of hurricane
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Maspeth tree highlights problems of Sandy cleanup
A tree fell during Hurricane Sandy on 74th Place in Maspeth and took with it a street light and a few power lines, but ended up creating a situation with officials pointing fingers at each other. T...
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On election night, Ulrich says it wasn’t personal
Says BOE could have made it easier for voters
Nov 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Men inspect a damaged site after double airstrikes on the rebel held Bab al-Nairab neighborhood of AleppoBy Umit Bektas KARKAMIS, Turkey (Reuters) - Rebels supported by Turkey fought Kurdish-backed forces in north Syria on Saturday, as Ankara ratcheted up its cross-border offensive by saying it had launched air strikes against both Kurdish forces and Islamic State. Turkey's government, which is fighting a Kurdish insurgency at home, has said the Syrian campaign it opened this week is as much about targeting Islamic State as it is about preventing Kurdish forces filling the vacuum left when Islamists withdraw. Turkey wants to stop Kurdish forces gaining control of a continuous stretch of Syrian territory on its frontier, which Ankara fears could be used to support the Kurdish militant group PKK as it wages its three-decade insurgency on Turkish soil.


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ANKARA (Reuters) - One Turkish soldier was killed and three others wounded in a rocket attack on a tank close to the northern Syrian town of Jarablus on Saturday, Turkish military sources said, after Turkey launched a cross-border offensive this week. The sources said the rocket was fired from territory held by the Kurdish YPG militia. Rebels opposed to the Turkish intervention had earlier on Saturday denied there were Kurdish forces in the area. Turkey has said its campaign in Syria is targeting Islamic State and preventing Kurdish forces extending their territory in north Syria. ...
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo lies on the turf after he went down on a play against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett says quarterback Tony Romo has a broken bone in his back, and there is no timetable for his return.


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