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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 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 | 26 26 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 | 26 26 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 | 28 28 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 | 15 15 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 | 59 59 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 | 61 61 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 | 89 89 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 | 94 94 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 | 101 101 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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Raymond J. Healey
Raymond J. Healey passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at the age of 65. Beloved Father of Melissa Marrero. Cherished Grandfather of Alexis and Brandon. Loving Brother of Eileen (Frank) Schmidt an...
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William R. Beck
William R. Beck passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at the age of 90. Beloved Husband of the late Anita Beck. Loving Father of Janette & Mal Hogan, Patricia Beck, Susan Marie McAvey and William ...
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Lillian Toscani
Lillian Toscani passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at the age of 90. Beloved Wife of the late Livio Toscani. Loving Mother of Jean Ludwig and Mother-in-Law of Richard. Cherished Grandmother of D...
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Josephine Como
Josephine Como passed away on Saturday, April 09, 2016 at the age of 54. Beloved Wife of Antonio Como. Loving Mother of Josephine Ingravallo, Melissa Boffa, Cristina Como and Annamarie Como and Mot...
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Tina Marie Ortiz
Tina Marie Ortiz passed away on Thursday, April 07, 2016 at the age of 40. Beloved Mother of Corey Ortiz. Cherished Daughter of Judy and Joe DeCuzzi. Loving Granddaughter of Mary Skillmore. Dear Si...
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Nelsa F. Santana
Nelsa F. Santana passed away on Friday, April 08, 2016 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of the late John R. Santana. Loving Mother of John Santana and Julie Loeffel and Mother-in-Law of Bernadette an...
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Richard E. Hanczyk
Richard E. Hanczyk passed away on Thursday, April 07, 2016 at the age of 62. Beloved Husband of Diane Hanczyk. Loving Father of Richard Hanczyk, Marianna Hanczyk, Christopher Hanczyk and Melissa Ha...
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Eleanor Sampogna
Eleanor Sampogna passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of Vito Sampogna. Loving Mother of Joseph Sampogna and the late Vito Sampogna. Cherished Grandmother of Krist...
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Margaret LiVecchi
Margaret LiVecchi passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at the age of 79. Beloved Mother of Lucy Fetter, Antoinette Cleary, Maria Johnson, Alberto LiVecchi, Christina Weigel, Daniela Quinn and Jea...
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Stanley M. Majkowski
Stanley M. Majkowski passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the age 58. Beloved Husband of Linda Majkowski. Loving Father of Jessica and Andrea Majkowski . Devoted Son of Katherine Majkowski. D...
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Mary Powers
Mary Powers passed away on Sunday, April 03, 2016 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Daniel J. Powers. Loving Mother of Stephen Powers and the late Kevin Powers and Mother-in-Law of Patrici...
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Robert A. Titz
Robert A. Titz passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at the age of 60. Beloved Husband of Mary Elizabeth McGinn. Loving Father of Stacy. Dear Brother of Karen LeVasseur and Brother-in-Law of Duane...
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carmen A. Duran
Carmen A. Duran passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the age of 90. Loving Mother of Maria Teresa Flechas. Cherished Grandmother of Oscar M. Flechas, Claudia P. Flechas and Sandra B. Flechas,...
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Antonio Barrios
Antonio Barrios passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the age of 55. Beloved Brother of Obdulio Jr. and Carmen Kenny. Loving Uncle of Eileen Patricia, Michelle, Nicholas, Michael, Doreen, Chri...
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Anita Beck
Anita Beck passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at the age of 82. Beloved Wife of William R. Beck. Loving Mother of Janette and Mal Hogan, Patricia Beck, Susan Marie McAvey and William Beck Jr. Ch...
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Locals paint a mural on the road leading to Planadas, Tolima department, about the peace deal between the Colombian government and FARC rebelsColombia and Marxist FARC rebels will ink their landmark peace deal officially late next month, authorities said. "The solemn date of the signing will be between September 20 and 26, depending on the schedules and the dignitaries who will be in attendance," said Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas. President Juan Manuel Santos has said it could be at UN headquarters, in Bogota or in Cuba.


2016-08-27 22:18:28 -0400

The issue of whether some deaths could have been avoided is particularly acute in the Amatrice area as it is close to L'Aquila, where a 2009 quake left 300 dead and caused an outcry over shoddy, corrupt building practicesShoddy, price-cutting renovations, in breach of local building regulations, could be partly to blame for the high death toll from this week's devastating earthquake in central Italy, according to a prosecutor investigating the disaster. As questions mount over the deaths of nearly 300 people, prosecutor Giuseppe Saieva indicated that property owners who commissioned suspected sub-standard work could be held responsible for contributing to the quake's deadly impact. Within hours of the quake hitting on Wednesday Saieva was in Amatrice, the small mountain town hit hardest by the quake.


2016-08-27 22:18:07 -0400

The current fighting indicates Turkey is entering into a new and more dangerous phase in Syria four days into operation "Euphrates Shield" against Islamic State (IS) jihadists and Syrian Kurdish militiaTurkey said the military suffered its first fatality in an unprecedented four day campaign inside Syria, blaming Kurdish militia in an increasingly combustible contest for control in the border region. The Turkish army on Wednesday launched the two-pronged cross border offensive against Islamic State (IS) jihadists but also Syrian Kurdish militia detested by Ankara, sending in dozens of tanks and hundreds of troops. Tensions between Ankara and the Kurdish militia flared Saturday, with clashes taking place eight kilometres (five miles) south of the town of Jarabulus, the border town recaptured from IS this week by Turkish-backed Syrian rebels, a monitoring group and Kurdish sources said.


2016-08-27 21:06:10 -0400