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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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 | 23 23 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 | 23 23 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 | 26 26 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 | 12 12 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 | 56 56 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 | 58 58 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 | 87 87 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 | 91 91 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 | 97 97 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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Loyal cardiologist returns to Maspeth
Doctor Gregory Gustafson recently returned to doing what he loves the most, caring for the hearts of Maspeth. After opening New York Hospital of Queens' first cardiac catheterization lab in 1994, G...
Apr 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter )4/9/12-4/15/12)
Monday, Apr. 9 Joseph Adamo was arrested at 61-02 69th Street for leaving the scene of an accident causing injury by Detective Geis. Min Kim was arrested at 61-38 82nd Street for criminal mischief ...
Apr 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spreading Easter cheer
Members of the Maspeth Ladies Auxiliary Council #1604, Knights of Columbus Council #1604, and bevy of volunteers helped pack Easter meals for the holiday for the nonprofit Polonians Organized to Mi...
Apr 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/2/12-4/8/12)
Monday, Apr. 2 Felix Rosario was arrested at 1859 Madison Street for petit larceny by Officer Gianesses. Jesus Muniz was arrested at Palmetto Street and Cypress Avenue for robbery by Detective Webb...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (3/26/12-4/1/12)
Monday, Mar. 26 Jonathan Schultz was arrested at 62-21 69th Place for assault by Officer Hyatt. Jennifer Arias was arrested at 60-63 68th Avenue for assault by Detective Geis. Gilberto Castro was a...
Apr 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Halloran joins NY06 congressional race
GOP candidate will await outcome of three-way Democratic primary
Mar 28, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swastika drawn on Grand Ave
A swastika spray-painted on a building on Grand Avenue is just the latest incident in a rash of hate graffiti in the 104th Precinct. A swastika appeared sometime before Wednesday morning on a metal...
Mar 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Suspect in Maspeth hit and run may take plea deal
The Brooklyn man responsible for killing a former Maspeth bar owner in a hit-and-run may be offered a three-and-a-half to seven-year plea deal from the Queens District Attorney, much to the dismay ...
Mar 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (03/19/12-03/25/12)
Monday, Mar. 19 Patrick O'Donnell was arrested at 59-25 70th Street for criminal mischief by Officer Gomez. Raydon Lysyansky was arrested at 84-35 62nd Drive was arrested for criminal contempt by O...
Mar 27, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 discusses T.D. Bank coming to Grand Ave
Resident expresses support for the branch
Mar 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crowley for a day
Grade-school students trailed alongside council members at a stated meeting in City Hall on Wednesday, February 14. Among them was Sherin Shibu, a student at P.S./I.S. 113, who won an essay contest...
Mar 21, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (3/12/12-3/18/12)
Monday, Mar. 12 Dennis Rivera was arrested at 71-41 66th Place for burglary by Officer Williams. Kevin Regan was arrested at 59-19 72nd Street for assault by Officer Gomez. Ilija Hamovic was arrest...
Mar 20, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volunteers bring HOPE to local communities
The nonprofit volunteer organization Help Our People Eat, otherwise known as Project HOPE, continues to serve those in need thanks to its fellow Maspeth residents, project coordinator Deacon Arthur...
Mar 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Audit: Parks slow to fix hazards at city playgrounds
City Comptroller John Liu last week announced that a series of borough-specific audits found the Parks Department was slow to fix hazardous conditions in some playgrounds and may have missed others...
Mar 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (3/5/12-3/12/12)
Monday, Mar. 5 Merrill Villanneva was arrested at Maurice Avenue and the Long Island Expressway for driving while intoxicated by Officer Fenton. Krysztof Korytkowski was arrested at 79-80 77th Road...
Mar 13, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Kenya's capital NairobiBy George Obulutsa NAIROBI (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told African leaders on Saturday that his country will commit $30 billion in public and private support for infrastructure development, education and healthcare expansion in the continent. Resource-poor Japan has long been interested in tapping Africa's vast natural resources, even more so since dependence on oil and natural gas imports jumped after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster shut almost all of Japan's nuclear reactors. Abe, in the Kenyan capital Nairobi to attend the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), said the package would be spread over three years from this year and include $10 billion for infrastructure projects, to be executed through cooperation with the African Development Bank.


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People queue to vote during the presidential election in LibrevilleBy Gerauds Wilfried Obangome LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Gabon voted on Saturday amid growing discontent over the failure to raise living standards despite its oil wealth, posing the potentially biggest challenge yet to President Ali Bongo, whose family has dominated the nation for half a century. Bongo faced nine other candidates - compared with 22 in the last election - but his main rival was veteran diplomat Jean Ping. In 2009, Bongo won with just 41.73 percent of the vote.


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A Turkish soldier on an armoured personnel carrier waves as they drive from the border back to their base in Karkamis on the Turkish-Syrian borderBy Umit Bektas KARKAMIS, Turkey (Reuters) - A group allied to Kurdish-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said it was bombarded by Turkish warplanes on Saturday, after Turkey's military launched an incursion this week into northern Syria against both Islamic State and Kurdish forces. If the jets struck targets linked to the Kurdish-aligned group, it would signal Turkey's action against Kurdish-backed forces in Syria was being ratcheted up a notch. The Jarablus Military Council, a group that is part of the Kurdish-backed SDF, said the jets hit a village south of the strategic town of Jarablus, causing civilian casualties.


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