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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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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The unusual and extraordinary rise of Tevin Farmer
A lot of us didn’t see this coming. But he did, he always did. Tevin Farmer’s rise to one of boxing’s top prospects is one of the more unexpected developments in the sport, but if watch him fight f...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yankees want the best of both worlds
After Sunday’s victory over the San Francisco Giants, the Yankees concluded their critical ten game home stand out of the All-Star Break with a record of 6-4. A solid home stand when you consider t...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York Empire ready to kick off inaugural season
The Mylan World Team Tennis squad, coached by Patrick McEnroe, will compete in six home matches at historic Forest Hills Stadium at The West Side Tennis Club starting July 31. The highlights of eac...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Berardi makes return to ECC
Christina Berardi will join Queens College as head softball coach after serving as assistant coach for five seasons at Southern New Hampshire University. “I am excited for the opportunity to lead t...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe’s to add men’s swim squad
St. Joseph’s College has announced the addition of a varsity men’s swimming team to begin competition in 2016-17. The addition of men’s swimming increases the NCAA Division III varsity offerings on...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Malik Boothe has lost time, but not hope
Over five years ago, Malik Boothe was in the middle of a history making time at St. John’s University. It was an improbable run that sent the Red Storm to their first NCAA tournament in nearly a de...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yanks Last Stand Won’t Change A Thing in 2016
A few weeks ago, the Yankees embarked on a nine-game stretch at the end of June against the Colorado Rockies and Minnesota Twins. Two sub-.500 baseball teams. I remember specifically writing a colu...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Storm sophs win regional title
A pair of Red Storm rising sophomores claimed a prestigious title on Tuesday morning, as Madeline McCracken and Samie Scaffidi were part of the McLean 96 Green team that won the US Youth Soccer Reg...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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The King & Queens of Arms
The New York Arm Wrestling Association (NYAWA) announced that the 39th Annual NYC Big Apple Grapple International Arm Wrestling Championships will be held on Sunday, July 31, at 1 p.m. at Cheap Sho...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Midwood baseball honored at City Hall
The Midwood High School varsity baseball team received citations from the City Council for earning the title of 2016 All-City Champions. (Photo: Jeff Reed/City Council)
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn bragging rights on the line at Barclays
Former two-division world champion Paulie Malignaggi is set to defend Brooklyn’s World Championship Belt in a ten-round welterweight showdown after being challenged on Twitter by fellow Brooklyn-na...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murphy & The Nationals Have Become Mets Worst Nightmare
After Thursday night, the New York Mets had all the makings of a team that was going to be riding high going into the All-Star Break. They were 7-1 on their 11-game home stand and just had one of t...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodmansee, Gonzalez lead early season standouts
As of now, the Brooklyn Cyclones are only 10-13 to start the season, but that doesn’t mean there is any shortage of quality performances being put forward by the players on the New York Mets ‘A’ ba...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rocks celebrate 2016 successes, legendary club figures
Legendary NY Shamrocks Soccer Club administrator Pat Rooney congratulated all members past and present for keeping the "light burning bright" after accepting the title of Honorary Lifetime Presiden...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Hoops Champions Crowned
Team DAB, Paint Folks & IMH Pull Through in Title Games
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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SpaceX's Dragon, pictured on July 20, 2016 at the International Space Station, is the only cargo carrier in use that can return gear to Earth. Others, such as Orbital ATK's Cygnus, burn up on re-entry to Earth's atmosphereSpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship splashed down Friday in the Pacific Ocean, returning a load of NASA research from the International Space Station, the US space agency said. The capsule returned to Earth at 11:47 am (1547 GMT) southwest of the Mexican state of Baja California with more than 3,000 pounds (1,360 kilograms) of cargo. Some of the experiments conducted on board should enable scientists to better understand the effects of long-duration spaceflight on the human body, as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration works toward its goal of sending people to Mars by the 2030s.


2016-08-26 13:43:13 -0400

File photo shows an Aedes aegypti mosquito inside a test tube as part of a research on preventing the spread of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases at a control and prevention center in Guadalupe, neighbouring Monterrey(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended on Friday that all blood donated in the United States and its territories be tested for Zika virus, as it moves to prevent transmission of the virus through the blood supply. The agency's move to expand its previous guideline for blood screening comes after Florida officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes in Pinellas County, some 265 miles from Miami, where the first locally transmitted U.S. cases were reported. The FDA last month ordered blood banks in Florida's two most densely populated counties - Miami-Dade County and Broward County - to stop collecting blood.


2016-08-26 13:41:52 -0400

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen attends a news conference after chairing the second day of a two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee to set interest rates in WashingtonThe case for a U.S. interest rate hike has strengthened in recent months, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday in a speech that left the door open for such a move as early as next month. Yellen, speaking at an international gathering of central bankers and academics in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, did not say when the U.S. central bank would raise borrowing costs, and investors remained skeptical that such a move was imminent.


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