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Aug 27, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Well congratulations to Jim Turano. You have served the Communities for 37 years in the Real Estate Business and now through a chance meeting with a famous artist she had to sketch you. Very good b...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
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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 | 57 57 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 | 56 56 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 | 60 60 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 | 46 46 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 | 91 91 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 | 92 92 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 | 121 121 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 | 124 124 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...

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A 'new deal' for Roosevelt Avenue
Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras last week announced her “7 Improvements Under The 7 Train” proposal to clean and revitalize Roosevelt Avenue. “If you take a walk down Roosevelt Avenue, there is no de...
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NE Queens residents sound off on airplane noise
Northeast Queens residents upset about the increase in plane noise over their neighborhoods got a chance to make some noise of their own at a meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ...
Mar 21, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another Douglaston home lost to history?
Residents call on LPC to approve historic district
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Legendary coach dies at 82
Jack Curran, the influential coach at Archbishop Molloy high school for the past 55 years, died last Thursday. He was 82. Last month, Curran fell and broke his kneecap while he was on his way to ch...
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Fairness Coalition of Queens report critical of USTA expansion
Community members and elected officials gathered once again in an effort to protect their parkland at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park from the proposed expansion from the United States Tennis Associat...
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Is the time right for an increase in the minimum wage?
Support growing, but it could hurt small biz
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LIC breaks ground on affordable housing residential buildings
Hunter’s Point South residents to expand
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PSAs address issues in Downtown Flushing
Councilman Peter Koo last week unveiled a series of public service announcements aimed at the Chinese community to address quality-of-life issues in Flushing. The first round of PSAs will focus on ...
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New Rikers program to target pre-trial detainees
Looks to decrease rate of inmates who end up back in jail
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Shoddy bridge reconstruction leaves 149th Street closed
Pol calls on DOT to pressure contractor to fix the work
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Bloomberg’s last State of the City from Brooklyn’s new arena
Next batch of mayor hopefuls bash stop-and-frisk policy
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USTA tries to build support for tennis center expansion
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) was shopping their expansion plan for the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center last week, presenting their proposal to both community boards 6 and 9. ...
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Fine foods sampled and gold pans awarded
The best of Queens food showcased
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New anti-gambling coalition to fight casino at Willets Point
In a timely announcement of their formation, the “Don’t Gamble on our Community” coalition met at the RAICES Corona Senior Center last week to discuss the possible impact of a casino in their neigh...
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How to celebrate the Lunar New Year 2013
Some fun activities for your holiday celebration
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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2015 file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick watches from the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers in Santa Clara, Calif. Kaepernick's decision this week to refuse to stand during the playing of the national anthem as a way of protesting police killings of unarmed black men has drawn support and scorn far beyond sports. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's recent decision to not stand during the national anthem as a way of protesting police killings of unarmed black men has drawn support and scorn far beyond sports. The Associated Press explains how "The Star-Spangled Banner" became a ritual of American public life, its complicated racial origins and how the song has been used as a form of political resistance.


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Brazil's Dilma Rousseff is accused of taking illegal state loans to patch budget holes in 2014Brasília (AFP) - Brazil's Dilma Rousseff was stripped of the country's presidency in an emotional impeachment vote and replaced by conservative rival Michel Temer, who promised to heal Latin America's biggest economy. Temer, 75, was sworn in shortly after a majority of senators voted in a highly charged session to remove the leftist Rousseff, 68, on grounds that she illegally manipulated the state budget. Rousseff's successor shrugged off her claims that he had led a "coup" to seize power from her Workers' Party government, which has ruled Brazil for 13 years.


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Madison Keys, of the United States, returns a shot to Kayla Day, of the United States, at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):


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