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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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 | 17 17 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 | 17 17 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 | 17 17 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 | 6 6 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 | 50 50 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 | 51 51 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 | 80 80 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 | 85 85 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 | 91 91 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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Next Two Weeks Will Be Big for Education System
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With co-ops, timing is everything
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Message to Albany: Make Mayoral Control Permanent
In just a few short weeks, the legislative session in Albany will come to a close. While many issues important to New York City remain outstanding, the legislature should and must re-authorize mayo...
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War on Crime in NYC is Starting to Shift
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Cuomo playing petty politics with NYCHA funding
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Parking in NYC Has Never Been More Exciting
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Start of summer highlights toll inequality
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The Governor's 'Conservative' Approach to Edcuation
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DEP attitude on Newtown site stinks
The six-mile long body of water that separates parts of Brooklyn and Queens - Newtown Creek – has as its national claim to fame the dubious distinction of being home to largest oil spill in the cou...
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Advertising and Mad Men - A New York Story
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No easy fix for homeless problem
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What the City Needs in the 2017 Election
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Demand transparency from private industry
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Taxi Panic Buttons and Common Sense in NYC
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Liek a Phoenix: time for city to make good on park promise
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Federal officials say the government will make a $2.45 billion loan to Amtrak to buy new trains, upgrade tracks and make platform improvements on the Northeast corridor. Vice President Joe Biden made the ...
2016-08-26 16:10:54 -0400

Obama's announcement more than quadrupled the size of the existing protected area, known as the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National MonumentPresident Barack Obama on Friday burnished his environmental legacy by establishing the world's largest marine reserve, home to thousands of rare sea creatures in the northwestern Hawaiian islands. Obama's announcement more than quadrupled the size of the existing protected area, known as the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, which is now 582,578 square miles (1.5 million square kilometers) -- about four times the size of California. The marine monument was established in 2006 by then president George W. Bush and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010.


2016-08-26 16:07:18 -0400

Italian boy scouts help to carry the coffins of earthquake victims, in a gymnasium arranged in a chapel of rest on August 26, 2016, in Ascoli PicenoThe first funerals for victims of the devastating earthquake that hit central Italy this week were held Friday as the country prepared for an emotionally charged day of mourning. The Civil Protection agency's emergency unit said no new survivors had been found Friday in the remote mountain villages blitzed by Wednesday's powerful pre-dawn quake. "We will go on searching and digging until we are certain there is no one left," said Luigi D'Angelo, a Civil Protection officer working in the town of Amatrice, where 218 people died.


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