blog roll
our featured bloggers
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 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 | 48 48 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 | 48 48 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 | 52 52 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 | 37 37 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 | 83 83 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 | 83 83 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 | 113 113 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 | 115 115 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 | 122 122 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 ...

more blogs

obituaries
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...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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 ...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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
full story
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,...
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

FILE - In this May 27, 2016 file photo, Taliban fighters react to a speech by a senior leader of a breakaway faction of the Taliban, Mullah Abdul Manan Niazi, in the Shindand district of Herat province, Afghanistan. Taliban officials say the extremist group has appointed Maulvi Ibrahim Sadar as a new military chief as the insurgents try to gain ground rather than talk peace under a new leadership. Sadar's appointment coincides with an uptick in Taliban attacks against Afghanistan's security forces. (AP Photos/Allauddin Khan, File)ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban have appointed a new military chief as the insurgents try to gain more ground in Afghanistan rather than talk peace under a new leadership, Taliban officials said in telephone interviews over the weekend.


2016-08-30 10:04:26 -0400
Turkey's military push against Kurds in northern Syria risks escalating the conflict, French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday, calling on all parties to stop fighting and return to peace talks. Hollande told an annual gathering of French ambassadors that almost a year after Russia intervened in support of Bashar al-Assad's government, "today it is Turkey that has made the choice to deploy its army on Syrian territory to defend itself against Daesh (Islamic State).
2016-08-30 10:02:39 -0400

Turkish army tanks and Turkish-backed Syrian fighters make their way in the Syrian border town of Jarablus as it is pictured from the Turkish town of Karkamis, in the southeastern Gaziantep provinceBy Edmund Blair and Asli Kandemir ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's army chief signaled no let up in a Syria offensive Washington has criticized for targeting U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters as well as jihadists, and said its successes showed last month's failed coup had not dented the military's power. Turkey, which is fighting a Kurdish insurgency at home, has openly said the operation dubbed "Euphrates Shield" has a dual goal of driving away Islamic State and preventing Kurdish forces extending their areas of control along the Turkish border. Washington said the offensive by its NATO ally risked undermining the fight against Islamic State because it was focusing on Kurdish-aligned militias.


2016-08-30 10:02:39 -0400