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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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Bloomberg thanks Parks workers for Sandy help
Immediately following Superstorm Sandy, the Park Department had to make sure that all of the city’s open spaces were safe for users. With 29,000 acres of park in New York City, the department’s emp...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/26/12-12/2/12)
Monday, Nov. 26 Terence Mortagh was arrested at 88-36 Cooper Avenue for driving while intoxicated by Officer Murtha. Darin Wright was arrested at 1614 Weirfield Street for criminal mischief by Dete...
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Controversy surrounds town hall on soccer stadium
Opponents say they were shuttled into basement, MLS denies allegations
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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...
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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...
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Maspeth business tries to cope with Sandy damage
Water from Newtown Creek flooded the facility
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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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A service at Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 2002, for the victims of a bomb attackA US federal appeals court on Wednesday threw out a $655.5 million verdict against the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization for damages suffered by Americans killed and wounded in six attacks in Israel. The Second US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York ruled that the lower court which issued the February 2015 verdict did not have jurisdiction over the case and ordered it dismissed. "But the federal courts cannot exercise jurisdiction in a civil case beyond the limits prescribed by the due process clause of the Constitution, no matter how horrendous the underlying attacks or morally compelling the plaintiffs' claims," it said.


2016-08-31 19:19:23 -0400

Ryan Harrison of the US returns to Milos Raonic of Canada during their US Open 2016 Men's Singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on August 31, 2016Fifth seed and Wimbledon runner-up Milos Raonic was knocked out of the US Open on Wednesday by American qualifier Ryan Harrison as Novak Djokovic was handed a free pass into the last 32. The 120th-ranked Harrison won 6-7 (4/7), 7-5, 7-5, 6-1 and goes on to face Marcos Baghdatis for a place in the last 16 after pulling off the biggest upset of the tornament so far. Raonic, considered as a potential title dangerman in New York, hit 18 aces and 69 winners but committed 62 unforced errors.


2016-08-31 19:17:16 -0400
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A uranium mining company has agreed to corrective measures after two spills of radioactive sludge, the most recent on March 29 when some of the material from a Wyoming mine leaked from a truck onto a highway, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Wednesday.
2016-08-31 19:15:58 -0400