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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 52 52 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 | 57 57 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 | 57 57 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 | 60 60 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 | 46 46 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 | 91 91 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 | 92 92 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 | 121 121 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 | 124 124 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 | 131 131 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 (4/22/13-4/28/13)
Monday, Apr. 22 Jose Diaz was arrested at 61-15 Metropolitan Avenue for criminal possession of stolen property by Officer Lewska. Sonia Sanchez was arrested at 47-05 Metropolitan Avenue for crimina...
May 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former councilman to replace Tabone on GOP Executive Committee
GOP leaders hope appointment can end some of the internal strife
Apr 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kew Gardens Hills Library expansion gets underway
Electeds thank a late civic leader for her advocacy
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St. Stan's inducts new members into Hall of Fame
Last week St. Stanislaus School added a handful of people to their Hall of Fame at a dinner for nearly 180 people in the school's auditorium. The dinner raised more than $35,000 for scholarships an...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vicious Astoria fight is caught on camera
Astoria Park was the site of a melee last week, as a number of girls mauled each other as peers egged them on and captured the fight on camera. Video of the brawl was eventually posted to the websi...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unsolved Queens murder renews debate on microstamping
Local elected officials pledge more reward money
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Smith, Halloran & Tabone all plead not guilty
All of the defendants in the bribery scheme to get State Senator Malcolm Smith on the Republican ballot for mayor pleaded not guilty in federal court in White Plains on Tuesday. The six people in t...
Apr 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/15/13-4/21/13)
Monday, Apr. 15 Stuart Pratts was arrested at the intersection of Flushing Avenue and 59th Drive for making graffiti by Officer Digeorgio. Krzyszof Granda was arrested at the intersection of 75th S...
Apr 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quinn’s plan to cut commute times, improve transit
Calls for greater role for NYC mayor in MTA
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/8/13-4/14/13)
Monday, Apr. 8 Julian Cortez was arrested at 68-74 Fresh Pond Road for petit larceny by Officer Florio. Gerardo Pichardo was arrested at 2019 Harman Street for menacing by Officer Gomez. Edwin Acev...
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New group targets airplane noise in NE Queens
Plan to work with the FAA to find solutions
Apr 10, 2013 | 4 4 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/1/13-4/7?13)
Monday, Apr. 1 Giulio Adragna was arrested at 1840 Decatur Street for assault by Officer Collins. Wilson Guzman was arrested at 1664 Woodbine Street for assault by Officer Reyes. Tuesday, Apr. 2 Mi...
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St. Stan’s alum Ken Rudzewick headlines 2013 Hall of Fame inductees
St. Stanislaus Elementary School in Maspeth has a rich history as a place where you just “fit in” according to many who have graduated from there. Rooted in the Roman Catholic tradition, St. Stan’s...
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102nd Anniversary tribute to Triangle Shirtwaist Factory victims
Triangle Fire Memorial Association presents awards
Apr 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Halloran, Smith arrested by feds on bribery charges
Queens GOP vice chairman Vincent Tabone also arrested in sting
Apr 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Britain's May hopes to assure Chinese over nuclear plantOn her first visit to China as Britain's prime minister, Theresa May will try to reassure Beijing that she wants to strengthen ties despite her delay on a decision over whether to approve a Chinese-backed ...


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Migrants who were found at sea on a boat stand in line as they are repatriated across the Myanmar-Bangladesh border in Rakhine in June 2015A Thai man accused of masterminding the smuggling and trafficking of Rohingya migrants fleeing Myanmar has been jailed for 35 years, a court said Thursday. Southern Thailand has long been known as a nexus for lucrative smuggling networks through which persecuted Rohingya Muslims in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, and Bangladeshi economic migrants, pass on their way to Malaysia. For years Thailand turned a blind eye to -- and was even complicit in -- the well-worn trafficking trade in the deep south.


2016-09-01 01:34:51 -0400

FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2014 file photo, police officers watch protesters as smoke fills the streets in Ferguson, Mo. Nearly two years after the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown put Ferguson in the national spotlight, city leaders are working to fill more than a dozen vacancies in the Missouri town's police department. Mayor James Knowles III said Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, that finding qualified applicants has been tough and that diversity continues to be a goal. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Two years after Michael Brown's shooting death put a national spotlight on Ferguson police, the suburban St. Louis city is struggling to maintain the number of officers it needs.


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