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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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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...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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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
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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...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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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
Jul 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Chamber hosts networking event in Maspeth
Dozens of Maspeth business leaders gathered at Slide Bar-B-Q last week for a networking dinner and a chance to meet Queens Chamber of Commerce president Thomas Grech. Grech laid out his goals for t...
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NYPD continues community policing rollout in Queens
Partners with business leaders on outreach
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Fire sweeps through Russian warehouse, killing 17 workersMOSCOW (AP) — A fire swept through a Moscow printing plant warehouse on Saturday, killing 17 migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan, Russia's emergency services said. A representative of the Kyrgyz community said the victims were all young women trapped in a dressing room while changing into their work clothes.


2016-08-27 09:41:51 -0400

Rescue workers search for victims through the rubble of a building destroyed during a reported barrel bomb attack in a rebel-held neighbourhood of eastern Aleppo, northern Syria on August 27, 2016At least 15 civilians were killed in a barrel bomb attack on a rebel-held district of Syria's Aleppo city on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. The Britain-based group said regime aircraft had dropped two explosive-packed barrel bombs several minutes apart on the Maadi district of eastern Aleppo. The strikes hit "near a tent where people were receiving condolences for those killed this week in the neighbouring district of Bab al-Nayrab," Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman said.


2016-08-27 09:29:32 -0400

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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