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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
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 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 | 31 31 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 | 31 31 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 | 33 33 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 | 20 20 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 | 64 64 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 | 66 66 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 | 95 95 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
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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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Students protest cuts to AP program at Cardozo High
Call on DOE to restore $400,000 in budget cuts
Oct 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Willets Point development project approved by NYC Council
With only three votes against and one of abstention, the $3 billion dollar proposal to rezone and develop in Willets Point was passed by the NYC Council last night. Similar to how the Council grant...
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COMET meets with Queens Quiet Skies
Grassroots movement to address airplane noise grows
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Council candidate calls for stricter sex offender residency laws
In response to learning that five known sex offenders are living near schools and playgrounds in northeast Queens, Republican City Council candidate Dennis Saffran called on the city to pass strict...
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Vince Lombardi honored at St. Francis Prep
Hometown Hall of Famers visits Queens
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Whitestone residents protest plans for new school
Whitestone residents have made it clear they do not want a school on the vacant lot near 150th Street and 5th Avenue. After word spread that the city was eyeing the property for a new school, civic...
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Top High Schools 2013
How we chose our 2013 Top High Schools , what they have to offer, and how to use the information we've gathered for each academic institution. Private school can be a costly, but worthy, investment...
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Astoria residents refuse to let developer on property
Homeowners want settlement stipulating repairs
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Local officials call for end to 'gay panic' defense
In wake of murder of man for allegedly 'blowing kisses'
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Electeds call for helicopter oversight in Northern Queens
Residents say the sound is unbearable during peak travel hours over the weekend
Sep 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol looks to protect pensions
A Queens lawmaker is trying to make it tougher for companies to strip retirees in New York State of their pensions. State Senator Tony Avella was joined Monday by several retirees at a press confer...
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Queens Falcons football is ready for the fall
Coaches teach the game, but also stress education
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Pols object to proposed changes to FAA guidelines
Say it would let agency skirt environmental reviews
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QEDC kicks off businesses competition
New businesses are popping up all over Queens, and entrepreneurs with a solid business model are being rewarded for their vision. The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC), the Citi Founda...
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Remembering those lost on anniversary of 9/11
Avella meets with families during annual motorcade
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Workers are seen fogging a housing estate in Singapore on August 28, 2016 after authorities reported more than 40 locally transmitted cases of the Zika virusSingapore on Sunday confirmed 41 locally transmitted cases of the Zika virus, which can cause deformities in unborn babies, and said more infections are likely. A day after announcing its first locally transmitted case, that of a 47-year-old Malaysian woman resident, the government reported 40 more -- mostly foreign workers at a construction site. All 41 are residents or workers in a particular suburban residential and industrial district, the Ministry of Health and the National Environment Agency said in a joint statement.


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Spain's acting Prime Minster and Popular Party leader Mariano Rajoy, right, shakes hands with Ciudadanos party leader Albert Rivera during a meeting at the Spanish parliament in Madrid, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. Spanish conservative Popular Party has signed a deal with smaller, business-friendly Ciudadanos that could help avoid a possible third round of elections and possibly end the country's eight month political deadlock. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)MADRID (AP) — The conservative Popular Party in Spain has signed a deal with the smaller, business-friendly Ciudadanos that could help avoid a possible third round of elections and end the country's eight-month political deadlock.


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FILE - In this Aug. 4 2016 file photo made from video, Nissrine Samali, 20, gets into the sea wearing a burkini, a wetsuit-like garment that also covers the head, in Marseille, southern France. France's top administrative court has overturned Friday Aug. 26, 2016 a town burkini ban amid shock and anger worldwide after some Muslim women were ordered to remove body-concealing garments on French Riviera beaches. (AP Photo, File)PARIS (AP) — The national identity crisis exposed by France's burkini controversy is threatening to set the tone for the country's presidential campaign.


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