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What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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 | 4 4 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 | 4 4 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 | 4 4 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 | 42 42 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 | 43 43 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 | 74 74 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 | 79 79 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 | 85 85 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 ...
Live in NY & Open A Corporation in Delaware – Why?
Aug 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you love the big city life? Do you want to open your business in New York but aren’t sure if you can commit there? Is the nature of your business mobile or virtual, but you’d like to live in New...

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arts and entertainmemt
12th annual Brooklyn hip-hop festival kicks off
Nas, Fabolous among those to headline festival
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - July 21 - July 28
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
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Hip-hop festival kicks off in Brooklyn
The 12th annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival is just around the corner
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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QWFF summer film series kicks off
Summer series for the Queens World Film Festival
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - July14 - July 21
Art “Agitprop!” - Ongoing; All Day - 11 am - 6 pm - This exhibit explores the legacy and continued use of power and politically engaged art, through more than 50 contemporary projects and artwork f...
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New film series based on Greek director
New series at the Museum of the Moving Image to reflect on the Greek director's career
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - July 7 - July 14
Entertainment events in Brooklyn and Queens
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New Bayside gastropub looks to reflect diversity of Queens
The newest addition to nightlife on Bell Boulevard is hoping to make a splash this summer. Sol Bar & Grill at 40-09 Bell Boulevard opened on June 24. Friends and curious patrons were greeted with a...
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Swing jazz band brings the roaring 20s back
In a city where music is everywhere, Svetlana and The Delancey Five may have been one of New York’s best secrets.
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stars shine at "Only in Queens" Summerstage
The "Only in Queens" Summer Festival kicked off at Flushing Meadows Corona Park with the Summerstage evening concert taking the spotlight. Kid ’N Play reintroduced their classics with DJ Wiz while ...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria resident wins big on "The Price is Right"
An Astoria resident accomplished a task many had not done in years.
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snap Dogs are popping up in the city
With the Fourth of July coming around the corner, the discussions regarding where hot dogs come from are no doubt popping up.
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 30 - July 7
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Michael Mejia competes in final four on "Skin Wars"
The Jackson Heights resident makes it to the top four of GSN's body art competition "Skin Wars"
Jun 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Metropolitan Summer Recital kicks off this week
The Metropolitan Summer Recital Series, orchestrated by The Metropolitan Opera, is set to kick off in Brooklyn and Queens.
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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national news

US swimmer Ryan Lochte holding a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, two days ahead of the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 3, 2016US swimming star Ryan Lochte has been charged with making a false statement about being robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics, Brazilian police said Thursday. One police official quoted by Brazilian media said the 32-year-old gold medal-winner risks a jail sentence, though judicial authorities had yet to confirm that. "Ryan Lochte was charged with the crime of falsely reporting a crime," police said in a statement, adding that the case had been referred to the courts.


2016-08-25 18:16:18 -0400

A memorial for a 10-year-old girl who police said was sexually assaulted, strangled then dismembered is seen at an Albuquerque, N.M., apartment building Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. On the day the girl was going to celebrate her 10th birthday, she was found dead Wednesday in her family's apartment by Albuquerque police, her dismembered remains lying under a burning blanket. The girl's mother, 35-year-old Michelle Martens, her 31-year-old boyfriend, Fabian Gonzales, and his 31-year-old cousin, Jessica Kelley, are facing charges. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — On the day Victoria Martens was going to celebrate her 10th birthday, she was found dead in her family's apartment by Albuquerque police officers, her dismembered remains wrapped in a burning blanket.


2016-08-25 18:14:17 -0400

Rescuers make their way through destroyed houses following Wednesday's earthquake in Pescara Del Tronto, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Rescue crews raced against time Thursday looking for survivors from the earthquake that leveled three towns in central Italy, but the death toll rose to 247 and Italy once again anguished over trying to secure its medieval communities built on seismic lands. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)PESCARA DEL TRONTO, Italy (AP) — As the search for survivors ground on, Premier Matteo Renzi pledged new money and measures Thursday to rebuild quake-devastated central Italy amid mounting soul-searching over why the seismic-prone country has continually failed to ensure its buildings can withstand such catastrophes.


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