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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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Mary Cullen
Mary Cullen passed away on Thursday, March 03, 2016 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Lawrence Cullen. Dear Sister-in-Law of Edward Cullen. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Ascensio...
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Catherine Chatterton
Catherine Chatterton passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at the age of 73. Beloved Wife of James J. Chatterton. Loving Mother of James Chatterton, David Chatterton and Steven Chatterton. Dea...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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John M. Paprociki
John M. Paprociki passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at the age of 64 years. Beloved Husband of Krystyna and her children Kathy and Richard Matuszewski and grandchildren Veronica, Maximill...
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raymond R. Augustin
Raymond R. Augustin passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at the age of 61. Beloved Husband of Francesca Augustin. Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 17...
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Margaret Mary Penn
Margaret Mary Penn passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2016 at the age of 66. Beloved Wife of Victor A. Penn. Loving Mother of Michael & Juliette Penn. Cherished Nanna of Gabriella and Grace. Dear ...
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Lillian P. Wasukevich
Lillian P. Wasukevich passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2016 at the age of 92. Beloved Wife of Nicholas Wasukevich. Loving Mother of Donna Kennedy. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and f...
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joseph P. Succoso
Joseph P. Succoso passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at the age of 96. Beloved Husband of the late Florence Succoso. Loving Father of Janet Wright(Brian), Marian Succoso and the late Grace S...
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Antoinette Sima
Antoinette Sima passed away on Friday, February 19, 2016 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of the late Vincent Sima. Loving Mother of Al Sima and John Sima. Cherished Grandmother of Vincent and the la...
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Domenico DiColandrea
Domenico DiColandrea passed away on Thursday, February 04, 2016 at the age of 94. Beloved Husband of the late Margherita DiColandrea. Loving Father of Maria Krasevic, Domenick DiColandrea and Antho...
Feb 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michelle Brinez
Michelle Brinez passed away on Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at the age of 71. Beloved Wife of Marco A. Huerta. Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Saturday 13, 2016 10:00 AM Cremat...
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Joan Marciante
Joan Marciante passed away on Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at the age of 82. Beloved Wife of the late Pellegrino Marciante. Loving Mother of Michele Cinnamo, Michael Marciante and the late Maryann Ma...
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James A. Voketaitis
James A. Voketaitis passed away on Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at the age of 67. Beloved Sweetheart of Iris S. Gretano. Loving Brother of Eleanor Voket Kempin. Cherished Uncle of Michael and Jason. ...
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Ramon Perez
Ramon Perez passed away on Friday, February 12, 2016 at the age of 76. Beloved Husband of Juana Perez. Loving Father of Jenny Sanchez, Margie Vargas, Raymond Perez, Evette Santana and Freddy Perez....
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Caroline Giffone
Caroline Giffone passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Peter Giffone. Loving Mother of Robert Giffone and Diane Stoehrer and Mother-in-Law of Kathy a...
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Edna “Jerry” Graver
Edna “Jerry” Graver passed away on Monday, January 4th, 2016 at the age of 95. Beloved mother of David (Yogi) Graver, mother-in-law of Laura, Cherished grandmother of Jenny & Jose, Stephanie, Cassi...
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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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