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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 ...

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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 | 20 20 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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A Great Catcher in a Non-Catcher Era
One thing that stands out among the talk about the great career of Gary Carter, who succumbed last week after a two-year fight against brain cancer, is the era for which he caught in the majors. Th...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Luther tops at tourney
Martin Luther girl's basketball team took top honors in the Lexington Tournament, defeating Legacy by a score of 51-36. The Lady Cougars struggled in the first half of the championship game, findin...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU women stun #2 UConn on home court
Upset snaps a 99-game home winning streak
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU men bounce back with two gritty wins
Those tough Big East matchups have apparently helped season the St. John's five-man freshman lineup, as the "Fresh Five" made it two straight wins, defeating UCLA at Madison Square Garden on Saturd...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Turkish court placed three former top diplomats under arrest, including a former advisor to ex-president Abdullah Gul, over links to the failed July 15 coupA Turkish court on Saturday placed under arrest three former top diplomats, including an advisor to ex-president Abdullah Gul, over links to the failed July 15 coup, state media said. An Ankara court remanded Gurcan Balik, Ali Findik and Tuncay Babali in custody ahead of trial over suspected links to the US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen who is accused of masterminding the coup, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. Balik is a prominent figure who was the chief foreign policy advisor to Gul, who served as president from 2007 to 2014 before handing over to Recep Tayyip Erdogan.


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Youssef Chahed (R), pictured with Minister of Justice Ghazi Jribi, will become Tunisia's youngest prime minister since it won independence from France in 1956The new unity government of Youssef Chahed won resounding support from parliament, approving a new cabinet line-up which must tackle the country's pressing socio-economic and security challenges. After a long day of debate, the country's legislature overwhelmingly approved Chahed's line up, with 167 votes in favour, 22 against and five abstentions. The handover between Chahed and his predecessor, former prime minister Habib Essid, will happen on Monday, Fathalli said.


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Bangladesh police stand guard around a militant hideout in Narayanganj after it was raided by police on August 27, 2016Bangladesh police stormed a militant hideout outside Dhaka Saturday, shooting dead three Islamist extremists, including the suspected mastermind of a horrific attack on a cafe that killed 22 mostly foreign hostages last month. The three bodies were retrieved after police staged an hour-long gun battle with extremists in Narayanganj, a city 25 kilometres (16 miles) south of Dhaka, officers said. "Tamim Chowdhury is dead.


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