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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 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 | 54 54 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 | 54 54 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 | 58 58 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 | 44 44 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 | 89 89 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 | 90 90 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 | 119 119 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 | 122 122 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 | 129 129 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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RSC Softball league looking for teams
Brooklyn-based RSC Softball has been in existence for 12 years now, and with the season rapidly approaching there are still slots available. RSC is a very competitive league from top to bottom with...
Mar 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diaz reaches 100-hit club
Senior Kevin Diaz of Staen Island became just the third Bear in program history to reach the 100 hit milestone as the St. Joseph's College baseball team dropped both ends of a Sunday twinbill to Pu...
Mar 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martinez fends off Macklin to retain middleweight title
Sergio Martinez retained his world middleweight title with a TKO after Matthew Macklin couldn't answer the bell for the 12th round in a souldout fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. It wa...
Mar 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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In 2012-13, SJU will be Harkless-less
St. John’s guard/forward Moe Harkless, the 2011-12 Big East Rookie of the Year and the only league freshman to be named an All-Big East honorable mention selection, announced Monday that he intends...
Mar 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU women advance to second round in last-minute fashion
St. John's escaped by the skin of their teeth to advance in the NCAA Women's Tournament. St. John’s junior guard Nadirah McKenith scored on a coast-to-coast layup with 0.1 seconds left, lifting thi...
Mar 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muay Thai comes to MSG
For the first time ever, Muay Thai was center stage at Madison Square Garden, as 28 fighters squared off in 14 different bouts on Friday, March 16. The event was hosted by TaKe On Productions. Many...
Mar 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blackbirds hang tough, but can't outlast Michigan St.
It won't be a Cinderella story for the Blackbirds after all. The LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team’s bid to become the first No. 16 seed to topple a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament came up short...
Mar 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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For SJU women, three might be the magic number
For the third-straight season, the St. John’s women’s basketball team earned an At-Large bid to the NCAA Tournament as the Red Storm was picked to face Creighton as the No. 3 seed in the Fresno Reg...
Mar 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Hills swimmers to compete at Junior Olympics
Local residents Joanna McNulty (pictured) and Erika Winkler qualified for the Metropolitan Swimming Junior Olympics to be held in West Nyack. They will be competing for their club team, Long Island...
Mar 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU-Brooklyn headed to NCAA tourney
Make the 'Dance' for second straight season
Mar 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local sports figures earn end-of-the-year accolades
Barnes Arico named Big East Coach of the Year St. John’s head coach Kim Barnes Arico has been named the 2012 Big East Coach of the Year. It is the second time in her tenure that Barnes Arico has ea...
Mar 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stellar regular season comes to end for Storm
Stellar regular season for Storm comes to an end Now the focus is on the NCAA tournament. No. 13 St. John’s was defeated by No. 4 Connecticut 74-43 on Monday night in the Big East Tournament Semifi...
Mar 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Francis Hall of Fame grows by five
Five outstanding former student-athletes were inducted into the St. Francis College Hall of Fame. The inductees include Ron Arnold (06’, Men’s Basketball), Shelia M. Pickard (79, Women’s Swimming),...
Mar 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monmouth snaps LIU Brooklyn's win streak
All good things must come to an end. The LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team was dealt a 106-78 road loss by Monmouth in its final regular-season contest of the year, snapping an eight-game winning ...
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe's College headed to NCAA tourney
Welcome to the dance! In the athletic department's first year as a full NCAA Division III member, the St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) women's basketball team has received an invitation to compete i...
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Handout photo of satellite image of two tropical depressions over the Gulf of Mexico and along the Carolina coastBy Letitia Stein TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott declared an emergency on Wednesday, with parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast under a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch from an approaching system that forecasters warned could bring life-threatening flooding and fierce winds. Storm preparations were also underway off the U.S. Pacific coast, where residents of Hawaii's Big Island were warned of an encroaching hurricane, as well as another brewing hurricane that could impact the state over the weekend. In Florida, Scott declared an emergency in 42 of the state's 67 counties in advance of an expected tropical storm that could make landfall on the north-central Gulf Coast between late Thursday and early Friday.


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A JetBlue plane departs for Cuba from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on August 31, 2016Cuba and the United States took the latest step in their efforts to boost ties Wednesday when the first regular commercial flight from America to the communist-ruled island in more than 50 years took off. JetBlue Flight 386 left Fort Lauderdale in southeastern Florida shortly after 10:00 am (1345 GMT) with 150 passengers on board. After less than an hour in the air, it will land in central Cuba's Santa Clara, 175 miles (280 kilometers) east of Havana.


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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally at Truckee Meadows Community College in RenoBy Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a foreign policy speech meant to reach out to Republican and independent voters, Democratic President Hillary Clinton on Wednesday will argue for a robust commitment to U.S. leadership in the world and tout the idea of "American exceptionalism." A Clinton aide said she would contrast her foreign policy approach with that of Republican Donald Trump, who puts the emphasis on what he calls an "America first" vision that includes a crackdown on illegal immigration and opposition to multinational trade agreements such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Clinton, a former secretary of state, plans to appear at 12:30 EDT (1630 GMT) at a convention of the American Legion veterans' group in Cincinnati.


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