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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 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 | 27 27 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 | 27 27 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 | 29 29 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 | 16 16 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 | 59 59 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 | 61 61 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 | 89 89 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 | 95 95 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 | 102 102 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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St. Joe's volleyball player is all 'aces'
There were 175,710 student-athletes in Division III last season. Only a select few of that number can call themselves NCAA statistical champions, but Muhammad Ali Bhatti of the St. Joseph's College...
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1119 1119 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dribble for a Cure returns to SJU campus
This fundraiser had a lot of bounce. The St. John’s men’s and women’s basketball teams joined forces with the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) on Saturday, Sept. 22, for the second-annua...
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boxing comes to Resorts World
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg The ballroom at Resorts World Casino was transformed into a world-class fight venue for the night this past weekend. The room didn't resemble your typical boxing venue. ...
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets tickets go on sale Sept. 24
Individual home game tickets for the Brooklyn Nets inaugural season at Barclays Center go on sale to the general public on Monday, September 24, at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available through Ticketm...
Sep 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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PSAL footballers get a professional opinion
As football season excitement builds, more than 100 high school athletes got a taste of the big leagues. Student football players from New York City high schools took advantage of an extensive medi...
Sep 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Championship boxing comes to Resorts World
This Saturday, Resorts World One Casino will play host to a championship night of boxing in Queens. In the main event, popular Light Heavyweight Joe Smith Jr. will take on Yasin Rashid. In the much...
Sep 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 U.S. Open in Pictures
All photos: Michael O'Kane
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Serena comes from behind to take Open title
Two points away from losing the championship, Serena Williams rallied from 5-3 down in the final set to take her fourth U.S. Open title. Williams held serve and pulled to 5-4. Victoria Azarenka was...
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Andy Murray takes men's title
Andy Murray became the first male tennis player from Great Britain to win a Grand Slam title since 1936, when he defeated Novak Djokovic in a marathon five-hour match at the U.S. Open Monday night....
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St. Joe's women pick up historic victory
The new era in St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) athletics got off to a positive start as the Lady Bears soccer team defeated Lehman College, 3-0, on Thursday evening on the road at the Lehman Colleg...
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hereos Basketball League 21 & Under Scores and Notes
Showtime 67 68 Cougars 61 Showtime beat 68 Cougars by a final score of 67 to 61. The high scorers for Showtime were Noah with 22 points and Luis with 15. The high scorers for 68 Cougars were TJ Cur...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ecuador dominates Chile at Citi Field
Before a crowd of close to 32,000 soccer aficionados and a huge Ecuadorian backing, Team Ecuador defeated Chile 3-0 at Citi Field last week. The rain was pouring and so were Team Ecuador’s goals, a...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes 21 Basketball League Schedule Aug 23 & 24
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Aug 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes 21 & Under Division Scroes & Notes
Scores Compiled by Tyler Flannery August 2 & 3 Lazy Ballers 57 Team Takeover 47 Lazy Ballers beat Team Takeover by a final score of 57 to 47. The high scorers for Lazy Ballers were Khalid Penson wi...
Aug 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Olympic medalist welcomed back to Brooklyn
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, elected officials and hundreds of fellow swimmers welcomed Olympic Bronze Medalist and Fort Greene resident Lia Neal back to the...
Aug 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at the 2nd annual Joni Ernst Roast and Ride event on August 27, 2016 in Des Moines, IowaRepublican presidential nominee Donald Trump linked illegal immigration and employment Saturday, pledging to start deporting offenders as soon as he is sworn in should he become the White House's next occupant. Trump all the while courted the black vote, claiming that the shooting of basketball star Dwyane Wade's cousin will make African Americans support him, but the move instead triggered a firestorm of criticism. "On Day One, I am going to begin swiftly removing criminal illegal immigrants from this country – including removing the hundreds of thousands of criminal illegal immigrants that have been released into US communities under the Obama-Clinton administration," Trump told supporters in Des Moines, Iowa.


2016-08-28 01:17:00 -0400

The issue of whether some deaths could have been avoided is particularly acute in the Amatrice area as it is close to L'Aquila, where a 2009 quake left 300 dead and caused an outcry over shoddy, corrupt building practicesShoddy, price-cutting renovations, in breach of local building regulations, could be partly to blame for the high death toll from this week's devastating earthquake in central Italy, according to a prosecutor investigating the disaster. As questions mount over the deaths of nearly 300 people, prosecutor Giuseppe Saieva indicated that property owners who commissioned suspected sub-standard work could be held responsible for contributing to the quake's deadly impact. Within hours of the quake hitting on Wednesday Saieva was in Amatrice, the small mountain town hit hardest by the quake.


2016-08-28 01:16:42 -0400

Graham Rahal holds up his trophy as track president Eddie Gossage, left, watches after Rahal won the IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Graham Rahal lifted his arm over his head just as he reached the finish line at Texas Motor Speedway, then glanced to his right to make sure he had won the race.


2016-08-28 00:37:02 -0400