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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 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 | 54 54 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 | 54 54 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 | 58 58 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 | 44 44 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 | 89 89 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 | 90 90 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 | 119 119 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 | 122 122 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 | 129 129 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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Doretta Sparacino
Doretta Sparacino passed away on Monday, July 25, 2016 at the age of 91. Beloved Sister of the late Frank Sparacino. Loving Aunt of Richard, Robert and Ronald. Cherished Great-Aunt and Great-Great-...
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Deborah A. Cirone
Deborah A. Cirone passed away on Monday, July 25, 2016 at the age of 63. Beloved Mother of Stephen Cirone and Mother-in-Law of Inda Muntu. Loving Daughter of Sophie and the late Stephen Yuschak. Ch...
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Maria Angela Spotorno
Maria Angela Spotorno passed away on Monday, July 25, 2016 at the age of 71. Beloved Wife of Mario S. Spotorno. Loving Mother of Antonio Spotorno and Carmela Spotorno and Mother-in-Law of Annalisa....
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Thomas J. Petrowski
Thomas J. Petrowski passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the age of 80. Beloved Husband of Phyllis Petrowski. Loving Father of Linda Petrowski, Donna Petrowski, Tommy Petrowski (Carmen), Robb...
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Erlinda Agpalo
Erlinda Agpalo passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the age of 79. Beloved Wife of the late Guillermo Agpalo. Loving Mother of Nelia Agpalo, Guillermo Agpalo Jr., Danilo Agpalo, Marilou Cielo...
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Antonio Porcelli
Antonio Porcelli passed away on Friday, July 29, 2016 at the age of 66. Beloved Husband of Linda. Loving Father of Susan, Valerie and Steven, and father-in-law of Kerri. Cherished son of Maria. Dea...
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Rita M. Fineran
Rita M. Fineran passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at the age of 100. She was a longtime Member of Local Union 3-IBEW. Loving Sister of the Late John J. Fineran and the late Eleanor Gresham. Che...
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Maria Angela Spotorno
Maria Angela Spotorno passed away on Monday, July 25, 2016 at the age of 71. She was the beloved Wife of Mario S. Spotorno. Loving Mother of Antonio Spotorno and Carmela Spotorno. Cherished Grandmo...
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Jean Damaduk
Jean Damaduk passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at the age of 96. Beloved Wife of the late John Damaduk. Loving Mother of Lorraine Parmelee and John L. Damaduk and Mother-in-Law of Dean and Jeane...
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enrico A. Baietto
Enrico A. Baietto passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at the age of 89. Beloved Husband of Liliana Baietto. Loving Father of Alfred Baietto, Julian Baietto & John Baietto and Father-in-Law of G...
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Paul R. Padro
Paul R. Padro passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at the age of 71. Beloved Husband of Evelyn Padro. Loving Father of Paul, Anthony, Dana, Jennifer and the late Doreen. Cherished Grandfather of ...
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Ann Wills
Ann Wills passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at the age of 90. Beloved Aunt of Alexis Steponanko Jr., Mary Ann Shleifer and Peter Steponanko. Graveside Services were held on Thursday July 21, 201...
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Frank J. Ferranti
Frank J. Ferranti passed away on Saturday, July 02, 2016 at the age of 76. Beloved Husband of Elizabeth Ferranti. Loving Father of Frank Ferranti and Father-in-Law of Colleen. Cherished Grandfather...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jean Falzone
Jean Falzone passed away on Friday, July 08, 2016 at the age of 77. Beloved Wife of Anthony Falzone. Loving Mother of Anthony Jr., Gene, Doreen DeVito, Darin, and Darlene Korpia. Cherished Grandmot...
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Bruce J. Tucci
Bruce J. Tucci passed away on Saturday, July 09, 2016 at the age of 68. Beloved Brother of Robert and Lois Tucci. Loving Uncle of Richard, Stephanie and Diana Mokaya. Mass of Christian Burial was o...
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In this frame grab taken Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 from video, 5-day-old twins from Eritrea, who were born prematurely in Libya, are seen after being rescued from the Mediterranean Sea by members of two NGO's and the Italian navy. The two Eritrean babies are being treated at a hospital in Palermo after being rescued at sea along with thousands of other migrants. (AP Photo)PALERMO, Sicily (AP) — Two Eritrean baby boys were recovering well at a hospital in Palermo on Wednesday, a week after they were born prematurely in Libya and then — at only 5 days old — put on a cramped boat headed to Europe's shores.


2016-08-31 10:43:38 -0400

Handout photo of satellite image of two tropical depressions over the Gulf of Mexico and along the Carolina coastBy Letitia Stein TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott declared an emergency on Wednesday, with parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast under a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch from an approaching system that forecasters warned could bring life-threatening flooding and fierce winds. Storm preparations were also underway off the U.S. Pacific coast, where residents of Hawaii's Big Island were warned of an encroaching hurricane, as well as another brewing hurricane that could impact the state over the weekend. In Florida, Scott declared an emergency in 42 of the state's 67 counties in advance of an expected tropical storm that could make landfall on the north-central Gulf Coast between late Thursday and early Friday.


2016-08-31 10:41:01 -0400

A JetBlue plane departs for Cuba from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on August 31, 2016Cuba and the United States took the latest step in their efforts to boost ties Wednesday when the first regular commercial flight from America to the communist-ruled island in more than 50 years took off. JetBlue Flight 386 left Fort Lauderdale in southeastern Florida shortly after 10:00 am (1345 GMT) with 150 passengers on board. After less than an hour in the air, it will land in central Cuba's Santa Clara, 175 miles (280 kilometers) east of Havana.


2016-08-31 10:40:14 -0400