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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 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 | 34 34 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 | 34 34 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 | 36 36 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 | 23 23 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 | 68 68 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 | 69 69 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 | 98 98 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 | 102 102 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 | 108 108 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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John J. Walsh
John J. Walsh passed away on September 12, 2011 at the age of 86. He was the beloved Husband of the late Catherine. Loving Father of John (Mary Lou) MaryAnn (George) Clarke. Cherished Grandfather o...
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Rolando Cassetta
Rolando Cassetta passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at the age of 85. He was the beloved Husband of Giovanna Cassetta. Loving Father of Angela Urbano, Bernadette Ackerman and Antonio Casse...
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Helen Fosorile
Helen Fosorile passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Michael Fosorile. Loving Mother of Marry Ann Wilde and Thomas Fosorile and Mother-...
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Carmela Baricevich
Carmela Baricevich, Wife of the late John Baricevich. Formely of Maspeth moved to South Windsor, Connecticut 14 years ago-passed away 9-10-11 at the age of 97. She is survived by her Children, Gran...
Sep 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joan Venneri
Joan Venneri of Ridgewood passed away on September 8, 2011 at the age of 73. She was the beloved Wife of the late Frank. Devoted Mother of Michael Frick, Maryanne, Colleen Frick and Frankie. Dear S...
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Frieda T. Driscoll (Nee Jacklitsch)
Frieda T. Driscoll (Nee Jacklitsch) passed away on August 30, 2011 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Edward. Devoted Mother of Kevin and Deirdre Willin. Beloved Grandmother of ...
Sep 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michael J. Koslow
Michael J. Koslow passed away on Saturday, September 03, 2011 at the age of 91. He was the beloved Husband of Joan T. Koslow. Loving Father of Denise Casey and Michael Koslow and Father-in-Law of K...
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In Loving Memory of Helen and Joseph Flaherty
On September 4, 2011 Helen and Joseph Flaherty celebrate their 71st Wedding Anniversary together in Heaven. Our lives are forever changed since you are gone. A day does not go by that you aren’t in...
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Michelina Cangiano
Michelina Cangiano passed away on Monday, August 15, 2011 at the age of 62. She was the beloved Sister of Theresa Jampol and Sister-in-Law of Phillip. Cherished Aunt of Nicole and Rob, Gabrielle an...
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vincent Cipriano
Vincent Cipriano passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at the age of 52. He was the beloved Brother of Salvatore Cipriano and Brother-in-Law of Maryann. Cherished Uncle of Anthony, Christina, Sa...
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Gladys L. Lee
Gladys L. Lee passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at the age of 71. She was the beloved Wife of the late Raymond C. Lee. Loving Mother of Raymond, Kim, Christopher, Cherri and Matthew and Mothe...
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Luke Lennard Chance
In Memory of Luke Lennard Chance of South Ozone Park On August 20, 2011 The Third Anniversary of his passing. He is remembered by his beloved wife Jocelyn, children Lee, Sean, Lisa and Dale, and gr...
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Babara R. Keehner
Babara R. Keehner passed away on August 9, 2011. She was the devoted Mother of Scott. Mother-in-Law of Stacy. Loving Daughter of Eileen Hoffmeyer. Dear Grandmother of Brittany and Madison, also sur...
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Vincent Cipriano
Vincent Cipriano passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at the age of 52. He was the beloved Brother of Salvatore Cipriano and Brother-in-Law of Maryann. Cherished Uncle of Anthony, Christina, Sa...
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Margarete Harasym
Margarete Harasym passed away on Wednesday, August 03, 2011 at the age of 81. She was the Beloved Wife of George. Loving Mother of Melanie and the late Leslie. Dear Sister of Hilde, Lisel, Lanne, B...
Aug 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beyonce accepts the Female Video of the Year award during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards in New YorkBy Jill Serjeant NEW YORK (Reuters) - Beyonce dominated the MTV Video Music awards on Sunday, prowling the stage with a 10 minute medley from her powerful "Lemonade" album and taking home multiple statuettes, including the top prize - video of the year. On a night when women ruled, Britney Spears made a triumphant return to the VMA stage and Rihanna performed four times to mark her lifetime achievement award. Beyonce brought the house down at New York's Madison Square Garden, stringing together five of her "Lemonade" album tracks about betrayal, revenge and female empowerment in a song and dance routine that brought a long standing ovation.


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Chinese oil giant Sinopec, Asia's biggest refiner, saw its first half net profits drop 21.6 percent, hit by low oil pricesChinese oil giant Sinopec, Asia's biggest refiner, saw its first half net profits drop 21.6 percent, it said, hit by low oil prices. The company made 19.92 billion yuan ($2.98 billion) in the January to June period, compared with 25.42 billion yuan in the same period last year, according to a statement to the Hong Kong stock exchange, where it is listed. "In the first half of 2016, international crude prices recorded a sharp decline from prices in the first half of 2015, and bottomed out during the period," the oil giant said in the statement late Sunday.


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Commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia or FARC, Rodrigo Londono, better known as Timochenko or Timoleon Jimenez talks to the press, accompanied by Ivan Marquez, right, chief negotiator of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia and Pablo Catatumbo, left, chief of the FARC's western bloc, in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, August 28, 2016. The commander of Colombia's biggest rebel movement says its fighters will permanently cease hostilities with the government beginning with the first minute of Monday, as a result of their peace accord for ending five decades of war. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A permanent cease-fire is taking effect in Colombia on Monday, the latest step in bringing an end to 52 years of bloody combat between the government and the country's biggest rebel group.


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