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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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How The HECM Financial Tool is Significantly Improving Retirement Plans for Queens Residents
How A HECM Can Provide You With The Extra Cash You Need For Retirement. Longer life expectancy, rising health care costs, unstable market returns, and inflated cost of living increases over the las...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Serial burglar shot by cops at Maspeth house
Woman injured by cable wire in unrelated incident
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/25/16-7/31/16)
Monday, July 25 Joseph Rivera was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for grand larceny by Detective Moon. Nicholas Polo was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for criminal contempt by Detective William...
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Maspeth honors officers killed in recent violence
In light of the recent spate of attacks on law enforcement officers in Dallas, Baton Rouge and Kansas City, residents gathered at Maspeth Memorial Square last week to honor the fallen. Organized by...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veterans Grove Park to undergo $1.7 million reconstruction
An Elmhurst park is finally getting a much-needed facelift. City officials broke ground on the $1.7 million reconstruction of Veterans Grove Park on Monday morning. Thanks to $1.5 million in funds ...
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Variety B&G Club to host basketball tourney this weekend
Metta World Peace, Zab Judah, Lenny Cooke & more to suit up for celebrity game on Friday night
Jul 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community board approves Wyckoff Avenue plaza proposal
Advocates share stories of danger at busy intersection
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Chamber create start-up incubator for new businesses
The Queens Chamber of Commerce and State Senator Tony Avella are working together to help Queens-based businesses in a variety of fields.
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD 104 sponsors community safety day
Police officers and their local partners served the 104th precinct community in a different way on Monday – with a free, family fun fair that featured hot food, games and a bounce castle. “The idea...
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Queens real estate experts see larger growth for commercial real estate, with some residential mix
In an industry that’s all about location, Queens is finding itself gaining momentum in the retail and office sectors. Michael Mattone, executive vice president and CFO of The Mattone Group , said Q...
Jul 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Not alone: group looks to end solitary confinement
Pushing for legislators to end practice in NYS
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After sit-in, Crowley hosts sit down on gun violence
Brings community together to discuss solutions to issue
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Neighbors raise concerns over sex offenders in shelter
City says no offenders currently living in Pan Am
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Five Signs That Alcohol or Drugs Are Affecting Your Family
Can A Woman’s Sixth Sense Help Save Lives? As complex as the lives of women have become over the years, they continue to play a vital role as the first line of defense to help their families in the...
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Chamber turns its attention to real estate
Hosts first-ever expo focused on booming industry
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff waves to supporters before speaking from the official residence of the president, Alvorada Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. In her first remarks after being ousted as Brazil's president, Rousseff is vowing to form a strong opposition front against the new government, saying, "They think that they beat us, but they are wrong." (AP Photo/Leo Correa)BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's Senate on Wednesday voted to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the culmination of a yearlong fight that paralyzed Latin America's largest nation and exposed deep rifts among its people on everything from race relations to social spending.


2016-08-31 17:58:51 -0400

Los Angeles Lakers players tour the new Lakers state-of-the-art future home, the UCLA Health Training Center in El Segundo, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016. The Lakers provided an early look at their $80 million training complex Wednesday while announcing its naming rights deal with UCLA Health, the multi-hospital academic medical center. Just eight months after construction began in earnest, the Lakers are on schedule to open the UCLA Health Training Center during the 2017 offseason. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — After Kobe Bryant's retirement and the worst season in team history, the Los Angeles Lakers' quest to rebuild a championship franchise is finally beginning in earnest.


2016-08-31 17:57:19 -0400

In this Tuesday, Aug, 30, 2016 photo provided by Michael Halligan, Florida State University wide receiver Travis Rudolph has lunch with Bo Paske at Montford Middle School in Tallahassee, Fla. A small gesture of kindness by Rudolph sent tears streaming down the face of the sixth-grader's mother, Leah Paske, who shared her gratitude on Facebook Tuesday afternoon after seeing a picture of Rudolph sharing lunch with her son Bo in his middle school cafeteria. (Michael Halligan via AP)TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Thanks to a college football player's small gesture of kindness, it could be a long time before a mother will have to worry again about her autistic son eating lunch alone.


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