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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 51 51 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 | 55 55 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 | 55 55 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 | 59 59 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 | 45 45 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 | 90 90 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 | 91 91 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 | 120 120 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 | 123 123 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 | 130 130 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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USA! USA! USA!
Dear Editor, Our American athletes have shown their true mettle in the Summer Olympics. There have been losers and winners, but many showed their love of the sport. Examples like gymnasts Simone Bi...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Winners & losers
Dear Editor, An international corporation opens a hotel in a local community, and the local government is cooperative in this endeavor with permits, tax breaks, etc. If it doesn't work out, the cor...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vote Libertarian
Dear Editor, If there is anyone out there as angry as I am about the options for presidential candidates that our two-party system has given us this year, hold on, there is another option. Gary Joh...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Key Fraud
Dear Editor, I would like to warn shoppers of a number of issues at the Key Food franchise at 138-37 Queens Boulevard off 86th Avenue in Briarwood. First, the majority of the employees are either u...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Changing of guard
Dear Editor, The announcement that NYPC Commissioner Bill Bratton will be stepping down at the end of the month was surprising. Originally he said that he would remain until 2017. He has had a long...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinton treatment
Dear Editor, Regarding Edward Riechs' July 21st letter on the "unfair treatment" of Chelsea Clinton, Bill Clinton didn't lie to grand jury about his affair with a White House intern. He perjured hi...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Slice of Piazza
Dear Editor, I would like to offer congratulations to Mike Piazza for the enormous achievement of making the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Piazza went in as a Met, which honors all of us Me...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whole lotta Clinton
Dear Editor, Bill Clinton was president for eight years. If Hillary Clinton wins the upcoming election, she will take office on January 21, 2017. If she serves for eight years it's possible that Ch...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Needed vacation
Dear Editor, Congress adjourning and leaving Washington for a recess of seven weeks is actually great news. Our civil and economic liberties are continually at risk when any legislative body, be it...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Backing Trump
Dear Editor, After some uncertainty about which candidate to vote for, after hearing Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention there is absolutely no doubt in my mind w...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stop K2, legalize pot
Dear Editor, K2 is touted as an alternative to marijuana because it allegedly provides a “high” similar to marijuana while not being detectible by common drug tests used today. Unlike marijuana, wh...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scary politics
Dear Editor, It is not hard to be a fortune teller during this election process. If Trump loses in November one can already hear his rantings that the “system is rigged,” that he won the election a...
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Shedding light on K2
Dear Editor, Kudos to Jaime Rosenberg for an excellent and informative expose on K2. The boxed answers to five key questions was very creative and helpful to your readers. Police Commissioner Bill ...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wasted money
Dear Editor, Governor Andrew Cuomo's New York planned oversight by the state Design and Construction Corporation for all Metropolitan Transportation Authority capital projects over $50 million is r...
Jul 27, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Save Forest Hills
Dear Editor, As a lifelong resident of Forest Hills, I am writing to ask our legislators to save our idyllic community from urban sprawl. Anyone who has ever lived in Forest Hills knows what a trea...
Jul 20, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2016, file photo, Gov. Paul LePage speaks at a news conference at the State House in Augusta, Maine. Lepage said Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, he intends to seek "spiritual guidance" in hopes of quieting a controversy he created when he left an obscene message on a Democratic lawmaker's voicemail and then said he wished he could challenge him to a duel and point a gun at him. LePage said he doesn't intend to talk to the media anymore, a claim he has made before. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage said Wednesday he intends to seek "spiritual guidance" in hopes of quieting a controversy he created when he left an obscene message on a Democratic lawmaker's voicemail and then said he wished he could challenge him to a duel and point a gun at him.


2016-08-31 20:11:59 -0400

FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2015 file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick watches from the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers in Santa Clara, Calif. Kaepernick's decision this week to refuse to stand during the playing of the national anthem as a way of protesting police killings of unarmed black men has drawn support and scorn far beyond sports. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's recent decision to not stand during the national anthem as a way of protesting police killings of unarmed black men has drawn support and scorn far beyond sports. The Associated Press explains how "The Star-Spangled Banner" became a ritual of American public life, its complicated racial origins and how the song has been used as a form of political resistance.


2016-08-31 20:10:04 -0400

U.S. presidential nominee Trump and Mexico's President Pena Nieto shake hands in Mexico CityBy Christine Murray, Ana Isabel Martinez and Dave Graham MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Donald Trump told Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday he would build a border wall to keep illegal migrants out if he wins the U.S. presidency, but Pena Nieto held fast to his position that Mexico would not pay for it. Contradicting Trump's assertion that the pair did not discuss who would pay for his proposed wall, Pena Nieto said after the departure of the Republican presidential candidate that he told him during their private meeting in Mexico City that his government would not pick up the bill. "At the beginning of the conversation with Donald Trump I made it clear that Mexico will not pay for the wall," Pena Nieto said in a tweet after not mentioning the issue during their joint news conference.


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