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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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 | 15 15 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 | 15 15 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 | 15 15 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 | 48 48 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 | 49 49 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 | 78 78 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 | 83 83 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 | 89 89 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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Saturday (11/7) Events in Queens
• Flushing - 10 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. - Korean adoptees share their experiences. Queens College, Rosenthal Library Auditorium, 65-30 Kissena Blvd. • Sunnyside - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m - Second Annual Pumpkin...
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Lighthouse Series opens with Devin Bing
The crooner transforms America’s most treasured songs with urban jazz.
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Nov. 5 to Nov. 11
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Halloween in Queens
Here's what's happening in the borough on Saturday
Oct 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Mary’s Little Monster’ spins interesting tale
Mary Shelley’s story is told on Astoria stage
Oct 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - October 29-Nov.4
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
Oct 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wonder Women exhibit embraces style & personality
The Briarwood artist is holding a “Wonder Woman” exhibit on November 12.
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Sunday (10/25) Events in Queens
• Flushing Meadows - 9 a.m. - We Run for Hope 5K. $30. Unisphere • Bayside - 9:30 a.m. - 14th Annual Totten Trot Foot Race & Fun Run. Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave. • Little Neck - 11 ...
Oct 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saturday (10/24) Events in Queens
• Woodhaven - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Open House, Oak Ridge, One Forest Park. • Howard Beach - 10 a.m. - One-hundred volunteers clean Jamaica Bay. Start at 83rd St. & 165th Ave. • Maspeth - 10 a.m. to ...
Oct 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - October 22-28
Entertainment events happening from Oct. 22 and Oct. 29
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Murder mystery dinner show emerges for Halloween
On October 30, the Killing Kompany will produce a murder mystery dinner show at Riccardo’s by the Bridge.
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunday (10/11) Events in Queens
• Kew Gardens - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Flea Market. LIRR North Parking Lot, 82-60 Austin St. • Maspeth - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Neighborhood Flea Market. Maspeth Federal Parking Lot, 56-18 69th St. • Coro...
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Saturday (10/10) Events in Queens
• Middle Village - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Flea Market. Our Lady of Hope, 61-21 71st St. • Astoria - 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. - New York Cares volunteers paint hallways and organize classrooms. PS 85 - The J...
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Transit Museum's exhibit shares look into transit responses to crises
'Bringing Back the City' offers unseen glimpses into the transit system.
Oct 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - October 15-21
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn.
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national news
To markets hungry for direction from the U.S. Federal Reserve, Fed Chair Janet Yellen offered a sobering dose of uncertainty for monetary policy and the global economy on Friday, suggesting interest rates could rise faster than expected in coming months or just as easily crater back to zero. In keynote remarks to an annual policy conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the Fed chief spoke of long term risks that could force the Fed into a new world of monetary policy including expanded bond purchases while also seeking to reinforce expectations of a near term rate hike. More immediately she provided a probability chart of where the Fed funds rate may move in coming months.
2016-08-26 13:47:44 -0400

Striking miners kidnap, kill deputy minister in BoliviaStriking Bolivian miners kidnapped and beat to death the country's deputy interior minister in a shocking spasm of violence following weeks of tension over dwindling paychecks in a region hit hard by falling ...


2016-08-26 13:45:39 -0400

SpaceX's Dragon, pictured on July 20, 2016 at the International Space Station, is the only cargo carrier in use that can return gear to Earth. Others, such as Orbital ATK's Cygnus, burn up on re-entry to Earth's atmosphereSpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship splashed down Friday in the Pacific Ocean, returning a load of NASA research from the International Space Station, the US space agency said. The capsule returned to Earth at 11:47 am (1547 GMT) southwest of the Mexican state of Baja California with more than 3,000 pounds (1,360 kilograms) of cargo. Some of the experiments conducted on board should enable scientists to better understand the effects of long-duration spaceflight on the human body, as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration works toward its goal of sending people to Mars by the 2030s.


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