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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 | 15 15 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 | 15 15 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 | 15 15 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 | 4 4 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 | 48 48 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 | 49 49 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 | 78 78 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 | 83 83 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 | 89 89 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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Mayor fumbles another issue with Queens Blvd.
Anyone that drives, walks or bikes down Queens Boulevard can immediately identify the hazards of the road locally known as the Boulevard of Death. Forcing protected bike lanes down the community's ...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Give local kids their public school back
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Decriminalize drugs to fix the prison system
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Understanding sciatica
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MTA needs to choose a full shutdown of the L train
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Buying and selling at the same time
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Send zoning changes back to community for review
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Fixing America's Failing Cybersecurity
Barack Obama just became the first U.S. president to write a line of computer code. The gesture is part of a national push for computer science education. In fact, the White House recently announce...
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Must be a better way than a tax
The plastic bag fee proposed by the City Council this week is an outrageous tax that will disproportionately target low-income communities and set a dangerous precedent that if you can't affordable...
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schumer, DC pols have chance to hold FAA accountable
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Let New Yorkers Keep Their Nickels
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116th is number one in our book
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Cut Red Tape, Help Small Businesses Grow
Small businesses are the backbone of our city’s economy. They bring life to neighborhoods and provide jobs. I believe government should be a partner, not an obstacle, to small business owners and e...
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is rufus King worthy of a statue?
In the heart of Jamaica within King Park lies the remains of a gentleman’s farm and the restored and preserved grand home of Rufus King. A framer of the U.S. Constitution, Rufus King was an early U...
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Time to 'open' New York's primaries
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In this Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 photo provided by Ashley Bartyik, her grandparents Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, cry as they say goodbye near the end of a visit with each other in Wolfram's elderly care home in Surrey. The couple, who are in their 80s, were separated into two different care homes a half an hour apart after 62 years of marriage because no beds were available together. (Ashley Bartyik via AP)VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A photograph of a wheelchair-bound, crying elderly Canadian couple separated into two different care homes after 62 years of marriage because no beds were available together has received international attention.


2016-08-26 14:07:21 -0400

This photo taken Thursday, July 23, 2015, at a farm in Lakeville, Minn., shows honey bees at a bee hive. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has issued an executive order restricting uses of neonicotinoid pesticides to reverse the decline of bee and other pollinator populations. Dayton made the announcement Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, at the Minnesota State Fair, joined by state agency heads and legislative leaders. He points out that pollinators are crucial to the state's $90 billion agricultural sector, but they've been in decline over the past decade. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton sought Friday to extend a little Minnesota nice to the state's declining honeybee population by issuing an executive order limiting certain pesticides that harm them, a step advocates said positions the state as a leader in protecting pollinating insects critical to the nation's food supply.


2016-08-26 14:03:53 -0400
To markets hungry for direction from the U.S. Federal Reserve, Fed Chair Janet Yellen offered a sobering dose of uncertainty for monetary policy and the global economy on Friday, suggesting interest rates could rise faster than expected in coming months or just as easily crater back to zero. In keynote remarks to an annual policy conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the Fed chief spoke of long term risks that could force the Fed into a new world of monetary policy including expanded bond purchases while also seeking to reinforce expectations of a near term rate hike. More immediately she provided a probability chart of where the Fed funds rate may move in coming months.
2016-08-26 14:02:20 -0400