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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 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 | 26 26 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 | 26 26 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 | 28 28 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 | 15 15 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 | 59 59 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 | 61 61 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 | 89 89 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 | 94 94 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 | 101 101 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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Local kid leads animal shelter food drive
While most kids are simply watching social media videos of cute animals doing funny things, one local 12-year-old girl is using her passion for animal rights as a stepping stone for action.
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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New satellite off of city's Veterans Affairs open in Queens
Plans to open satellite office in all 5 boros
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Tennis Center renovations on schedule for 2018 completion
2016 is last year for current Louis Armstrong Stadium
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Do You Know What The Income Brackets For 2016 Are?
With little less than four weeks remaining until you have to file your income tax returns for 2015, I’m sure the last thing you’re interested in is learning what the new inflation-adjusted income b...
Mar 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (3/21/16-3/27/16)
Monday, Mar. 21 Jawan Moore was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for grand larceny by Detective Williams. Eliezer Zamora was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for child endangerment by Detective Fri...
Mar 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 30 gears up for PB vote week
For locals who want to help improve their neighborhoods, now is the time to step up. Participatory budgeting, the process through which community members come up with ideas to better the neighborho...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol wants CB5 included in DSNY initiative
A Queens councilwoman is calling on the city to address trash on busy shopping strips in her district. “This pile up of garbage affects the quality of life for the countless number of people, both ...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precicnt Police Blotter (3/7/16-3/13/16)
Monday, Mar. 7 Valmi A. Gallardo was arrested at 60-31 75th Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Archange. Sergio Jean-Pierre was arrested at 64th Street and Cooper Avenue for aggravated unlicen...
Mar 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boards gives its nod to Principe Park renovations
Proposal went through numerous iterations with community
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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WeWork opens first Queens location
WeWork, the co-working space company based in Soho, has officially expanded to Queens. The newest location at 35-37 36th Street is in Astoria’s Kaufman Arts District, right above Studio Square’s be...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Overcrowded Middle Village school to get new addition
Students from one of the most overcrowded schools in the city are about to receive some much-needed room. The School Construction Authority (SCA) has agreed to move forward with plans for an expans...
Mar 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inclusion celebrated at annual St. Pats For All parade
Unlike the blizzard-like weather last year, the 17th annual St. Pats For All parade in Sunnyside and Woodside this year was warm and sunny. Hundreds of community members and groups turned out for t...
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zide Car Care
Owning a car in NYC can mean many things... on demand car care start-up, Zide Car Care, is making owning a car in Queens, Brooklyn, and all of NYC easy for you. Zide Car Drivers will pick up your c...
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodside Houses breaks ground on new basketball court
A public housing complex in Woodside is finally getting a much-needed outdoor upgrade. Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer joined residents at Woodside Houses to break ground on a $500,000 renovation to it...
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/29/16-3/6/16)
Monday, Feb. 29 Michael Welker was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for second-degree assault by Detective Matat. Ryan Mapes was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for stalking by Detective Webb. Geo...
Mar 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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The current fighting indicates Turkey is entering into a new and more dangerous phase in Syria four days into operation "Euphrates Shield" against Islamic State (IS) jihadists and Syrian Kurdish militiaTurkey said the military suffered its first fatality in an unprecedented four day campaign inside Syria, blaming Kurdish militia in an increasingly combustible contest for control in the border region. The Turkish army on Wednesday launched the two-pronged cross border offensive against Islamic State (IS) jihadists but also Syrian Kurdish militia detested by Ankara, sending in dozens of tanks and hundreds of troops. Tensions between Ankara and the Kurdish militia flared Saturday, with clashes taking place eight kilometres (five miles) south of the town of Jarabulus, the border town recaptured from IS this week by Turkish-backed Syrian rebels, a monitoring group and Kurdish sources said.


2016-08-27 21:06:10 -0400

Leidi, a member of the 51st Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), poses for a picture at a camp in Cordillera OrientalColombia's main rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces, said in a statement on Saturday they will hold their final conference on Sept. 13-19 to ratify a peace accord with the government. The deal between the leaders of the leftist guerilla group, referred to as FARC, and the government was announced Wednesday in Havana, after almost four years of talks. Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos has sent the text of the accord to Congress, where legislators have 30 days to go over it before a national referendum on Oct. 2.


2016-08-27 20:55:09 -0400

Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba votes during the presidential election in Libreville, GabonBy Gerauds Wilfried Obangome LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Gabon voted on Saturday amid discontent over its failure to raise living standards despite oil wealth, in a poll posing the biggest challenge yet to President Ali Bongo, whose family has run the central African nation for half a century. With state machinery and entrenched patronage networks behind him, Bongo, 57, is likely to be returned, seven years after winning his first election following the death of his father Omar, who ruled for 42 years. Bongo faced nine other candidates - compared with 22 in the last poll - but his main rival was veteran diplomat Jean Ping.


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