blog roll
our featured bloggers
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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 | 23 23 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 | 23 23 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 | 25 25 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 | 12 12 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 | 56 56 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 | 57 57 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 | 86 86 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 | 91 91 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 | 97 97 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

opinion
Good news for everyday New Yorkers in budget
The City Council passed a budget for all New Yorkers last week. One of the biggest wins is the increase in vital city services to continue the trend in making New York City even safer. With more mo...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
In wake of Orlando, show your support
IN OUR OPINION
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Give the mayor control of city schools
Op-Ed
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
To Educate Next Generation, Reinvent the Classroom
Op-Ed
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Rodney rewrites LIU record books, eyes Olympics
NCAA All-American, Northeast Track Athlete of the Year, Northeast Conference Most Valuable Performer, NEC Most Outstanding Track Performer: these are just few in the laundry list of accomplishments...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Life's a beach if you can afford it
IN OUR OPINION
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Understanding white-collar overtime
EXPERT ADVICE
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
America won't elect a bully president
Op-Ed
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
There's No Hope of Repairing the Cadillac Tax
One of the Affordable Care Act's chief vehicles for controlling healthcare spending is on a collision course with millions of middle-class Americans. Recent research warns that the "Cadillac" tax o...
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Who should I believe when it comes to my home's worth?
EXPERT ADVICE
Jun 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Expand the city's beach access
IN OUR OPINION
Jun 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
MTA is kicking the can down the road
Op-Ed
Jun 01, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Use home equity the right way
EXPERT ADVICE
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Republicans Are In Trouble
Op-Ed
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Remember our heroes this Memorial Day
Memorial Day has become synonymous with sales, beaches, barbecues and basically everything but the men and women who died defending our freedom. It's time to remember what this day is all about. Th...
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

Rescue workers combing the rubble said they had found no new survivors in the remote mountain villages in central Italy blitzed by a powerful pre-dawn quakeFlags flew at half mast across Italy on Saturday as the country observed a day of mourning for the victims of an earthquake that killed nearly 300 people. President Sergio Mattarella paid tribute to the "extraordinary effort" of more than 4,000 rescue experts and volunteers as he began what was set to be an emotionally charged day with a brief visit to Amatrice, around 100 kilometres (60 miles) northeast of Rome. There are fears more bodies will be recovered in Amatrice, a holiday spot that was packed with visitors when the powerful quake struck in the early hours of Wednesday.


2016-08-27 05:00:46 -0400

Coffins of some of the victims of Wednesday's earthquake lie inside a gymnasium in Ascoli Piceno, Italy, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. Strong aftershocks rattled residents and rescue crews alike Friday as hopes began to dim that firefighters would find any more survivors from Italy's earthquake. The first funerals were scheduled for some of the victims, with the government declaring a day of national mourning and a state funeral scheduled for Saturday. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — Mourners sobbed and caressed coffins, some of them holding the bodies of young children, as Italy prepared to hold a state funeral for some of the people killed in the devastating earthquake that struck a central mountainous area this week.


2016-08-27 05:00:38 -0400

A French court said local authorities could only introduce measures restricting individual freedoms if wearing the burkini (pictured, R) on beaches represented a "proven risk" to public orderFrench resorts were defiant after a ban on the burkini in a Riviera town was overturned, vowing to keep the restrictions in place and continue imposing fines on women who wear the full-body swimsuit. In a judgement expected to lead to bans being overturned in around 30 coastal towns, the State Council, France's highest administrative court, ruled Friday the measure was a "serious and clearly illegal violation of fundamental freedoms". The suspension of the ban on the Islamic swimsuit, which has triggered a fierce debate in France and sparked critical headlines around the world, was welcomed by the UN, and a French Muslim group said it was a "victory for common sense".


2016-08-27 05:00:16 -0400