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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 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 | 54 54 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 | 54 54 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 | 58 58 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 | 44 44 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 | 89 89 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 | 90 90 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 | 119 119 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 | 122 122 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 | 129 129 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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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/1/12-10/7/12)
Monday, Oct. 1 Salman Khani was arrested at 64-45 Catalpa Avenue for assault by Officer Eastman. Argeny Rojas was arrested at 1683 George Street for criminal contempt by Officer Gomez. Wojciech Tud...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLS head visits Queens chamber to push stadium
Wants to bring a pro soccer franchise to borough
Oct 10, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth businesses discuss bringing new commerce to area
Members of the Maspeth Industrial Business Association got together last week to discuss the best ways to bring business to Maspeth. Councilwoman Diana Reyna attended the meeting to discuss city in...
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Maspeth's Davis & Warshow bought by international firm
Maspeth's own Davis & Warshow Inc. is under new ownership, but will be keeping the family name. New York's leading residential and commercial pluming supplier has just been bought by Ferguson Enter...
Oct 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (9/24/12-9/30/12)
Monday, Sept. 24 William Mercado was arrested at the intersection of Wyckoff and Putnam avenues for driving while intoxicated by Officer Fox. Oswaldo Ogando was arrested at 777 Seneca Avenue for as...
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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No end in sight to flooding woes
In Our Opinion
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Solving rail issues proves to be complicated
A forum to discuss railroad issues in Queens left attendants wondering—how can we make a change? The Civics United for Railroad Environmental Solutions (CURES) held a meeting on Thurs., Sept. 27 at...
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police blotter (9/17/12-9/23/12)
Monday, Sept. 17 Lauren Giudice was arrested at the intersection of 62nd Street and 68th Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Krokondelas. Julian Kialli was arrested at 1876 Harman Street for ag...
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2012 Maspeth Street Fair brings fun and food to Grand Avenue
Photos: Michael O'Kane The annual Maspeth Street Fair was held on Grand Avenue this past Sunday afternoon under cool and cloudless skies. In addition to vendors, food, and free rides courtesy of nu...
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 votes to rename street for victim of hit-and-run
Want to co-name 60th Drive in Maspeth for George Gibbons
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bank celebrates re-opening in Maspeth
Valley National Bank at 64-01 Grand Ave., Maspeth, celebrated it's grand reopening on Thurs., Sept. 21. Local residents, staff and political officials came out to show their support for the bank's ...
Sep 26, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
Monday, Sept. 10 Angel Huertes was arrested at the intersection of Cypress Avenue and Starr Street for an outstanding warrant by Officer Babayev. Debra Manganiello was arrested at 67-27 61st Road f...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top education officials visit Queens school
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott joined State Education Commissioner John King and Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch on a visit to P.S. 229 in Maspeth on Friday, Sept. 14. The event, which ...
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Queens warehouse is most energy efficient in U.S.
A Maspeth warehouse is “lighting” the way when it comes to energy efficiency. Davis and Warshow, one of the city's oldest and largest suppliers of bath and kitchen plumbing, converted its entire wa...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Long Island land sale could mean more trains in Queens
Suffolk legislature approves sale, allowing terminal to grow
Sep 19, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turkish armoured personnel carriers drive towards the border in Karkamis on the Turkish-Syrian borderBy David Dolan JARABLUS, Syria (Reuters) - Turkey wants to clear Islamic State from a 90 km (56 mile) stretch of territory on the Syrian side of its border, an official said on Wednesday, a week after launching an incursion that has strained ties with the United States. Operation "Euphrates Shield", in which Turkish troops and tanks entered Syria in support of rebels for the first time, began on Aug. 24 with the swift capture of Jarablus, a town a few km (miles) inside Syria that was held by Islamic State. ...


2016-08-31 10:37:47 -0400

Passenger Seth Miller of New York boards a JetBlue flight to Cuba on August 31, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, FloridaCuba and the United States took the latest step in their efforts to boost ties Wednesday when the first regular commercial flight from America to the communist-ruled island in more than 50 years took off. JetBlue Flight 386 left Fort Lauderdale in southeastern Florida shortly after 10:00 am (1345 GMT) with 150 passengers on board. After less than an hour in the air, it will land in central Cuba's Santa Clara, 175 miles (280 kilometers) east of Havana.


2016-08-31 10:36:03 -0400

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. speaks to supporters at a primary election party, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's presidential aspirations and insistence that he was done with the Senate didn't hurt him with GOP voters. Now it's time to see if the rest of Florida will be as forgiving as he seeks a second term.


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