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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 48 48 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 | 53 53 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 | 53 53 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 | 57 57 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 | 42 42 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 | 88 88 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 | 89 89 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 | 118 118 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 | 121 121 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 | 127 127 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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Build a Convention Center in Queens
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A tale of civic activism
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Primary Colors in Queens
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Moving Wall is just that
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Fixing an unfair tax system
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Bike share program needs strict oversight
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Subway Noise Pollution and the Little Things
When did it go from occasionally hearing someone else’s music on the subway to it becoming an everyday thing? As everyday riders, most of us have accepted the fact that the manufacturers of headpho...
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Evergreen Chou – Candidate for All Seasons
The race to replace Gary Ackerman in the House of Representatives has a few Democrats vying for the party nod in the general election (Assemblywoman Grace Meng is the party-endorsed choice right no...
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stop & frisk opens useful dialogues
The NYPD has been at the center of a lot of attention and controversy recently in large part to its “stop and frisk” policy, which allows officers to randomly stop “suspicious” individuals and sear...
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Gaming in Queens...who knew?
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Bloomberg Stands By “Stop and Frisk”
Mayor Michael Bloomberg standing by the NYPD and the “Stop and Frisk” policy is another example of something we are at risk of losing when he is gone: the independence of a politician that allows h...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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We endorse Elizabeth Crowley in 6th Congressional District Primary
The newly formed 6th Congressional District includes the neighborhoods of Maspeth, Middle Village, Glendale, Forest Hills, Rego Park, Kew Gardens, Flushing and Bayside. We are choosing to endorse a...
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A 'Nifty' Idea
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On Anniversary Day
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Give speeding cameras a shot
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Paramedics carry a civilian wounded following a car bomb claimed by al Shabaab Islamist militants outside the president's palace on a stretcher from the scene of the explosion in the Somali capital of MogadishuMOGADISHU (Reuters) - The death toll from a car bomb blast in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Tuesday that exploded outside the Presidential Palace has risen to 22, police said on Wednesday. "We have confirmed from various hospitals that at least 22 died and 50 others were wounded. Death includes wounded people who died in hospitals," police officer Major Mohamed Abdullahi told Reuters. The attack has been claimed by al Shabaab militants. (Reporting by Abdi Sheikh and Feisal Omar; Writing by George Obulutsa; Editing by Louise Ireland)


2016-08-31 03:04:30 -0400

U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks to supporters after being declared the winner in the Arizona Republican primary Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, in Phoenix. The 80-year-old McCain defeated former state Sen. Kelli Ward and two other Republicans on the ballot. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. John McCain beat back a primary challenge Tuesday from a Republican tea party activist to win the right to seek a sixth term in November in a race that has been inundated with questions about GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.


2016-08-31 02:56:36 -0400

This NOAA satellite image taken Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. EDT, shows an area of low pressure moving into the Pacific Northwest with cloudy skies and scattered rain showers. High pressure over the Great Basin promotes partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies into the desert southwest. In the tropics, Hurricanes Lester and Madeline march towards Hawaii. Hurricane watches are active for Hawaii county as Madeline will skirt the southern portion of the island. (Weather Underground via AP)HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Preparing for what could be the first hurricane to make landfall in Hawaii in years, residents on the Big Island are stocking up on food and water and seeking shelter for their animals.


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